Meet the Class of 2017

26 members representing 25 groups

Alex Swick

Hometown: Lima, OH
Major: Finance & Operations

Activities & Honors:

  • President – Social Impact Consulting (SIC)
  • Co-Founder – Creators’ Collective and Thought Dialogues
  • Treasurer and Choreographer – West Philly Swingers
  • Wharton Peer Advising Fellow
  • Co-Chair – Wharton Roundtables
  • Recruitment Chair/Executive Board – Wharton Ambassadors
  • Wharton Teaching Assistant  (BEPP250 & FNCE250)
  • Founding Member – Wharton Work/Life Integration Project,
  • Penn Club Tennis Team
  • Research Assistant – Wharton Sirius XM Radio
  • Paid Consultant – Small Business Development Center
  • Member – Muse Social Impact and WITG Quant Team

Hobbies: Making my own ice cream, crossword puzzles, reading the dictionary to find new favorite words and penny walks
Favorite Book(s):
Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Patterson, The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand, Impulse by Ellen Hopkins, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carrol, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini (Pretty much any book that touts individualism and empathy with a proper dosage of careful word choice.)
Favorite Movie(s): Captain Fantastic, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, American Beauty, and Catch Me If You Can
Favorite Food: Ice Cream!
Favorite Quote(s): “Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more.” ~ Nikola Tesla and  “Yeah, well, scientifically, traditions are an idiot thing.”  ~Rick from Rick and Morty

Plans After Penn: Working at Boston Consulting Group in Chicago.