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Sales & Leadership Program

  • "Dave Ramsey advises Southwestern Advantage alum on his career opportunities."

Dave Ramsey advises alum on career

Omaha, Nebraska
  • "Dave Ramsey takes a call from Southwestern Advantage Alum Patrick Dichter"

Dave Ramsey interviews Southwestern Advantage Alum

Columbus, Ohio
  • "Although this didn't result in a sale of any books, my daughter, Jayme Kaiser, who is a member of the JunkYard Dawgs, had this message poste..."

    An Angel came to my front door

An Angel came to my front door

Shevlin, Minnesota
  • "Mike Widell, Experiential Marketing Manager at Microsoft shares his Southwestern Advantage"

    Mike Widell - Microsoft

Mike Widell - Microsoft

Redmond, Washington
  • "Melissa Mills shares her Southwestern Advantage"

    Melissa Mills - Google

Melissa Mills - Google

Mountain View, California
  • "The MacLeans, parents of Komron & Leyla MacLean (MTSU & UT-Chattanooga), share their experiences and the impact they have seen the S..."

The Parents' Experience

Tennessee
  • "Kelly Wright of Tableau Software shares her Southwestern Advantage"

    Kelly Wright - Tableau Software

Kelly Wright - Tableau Software

San Francisco, California
  • "Rob North, Senior Administrator at Nazarene Missions Intl shares his Southwestern Advantage"

    Rob North - Nazarene Missions International

Rob North - Nazarene Missions International

Kansas City, Missouri
  • "Peleg Bartfeld shares his advantage."

    Peleg Bartfeld - Philips, Hager & North

Peleg Bartfeld - Philips, Hager & North

Vancouver, B.C. Canada
  • "I almost didn’t do it. As corny as it sounds, Southwestern Advantage has been a life-changing experience for me. It has positivel..."

    Jacob Majeske – I Almost Didn’t Do It

Jacob Majeske – I Almost Didn’t Do It

Lansing, Michigan
  • "Patrick O'Donnell, Engineer at Traylor Bros. shares his Southwestern Advantage"

    Patrick O'Donnell - Traylor Bros.

Patrick O'Donnell - Traylor Bros.

Evansville, Indiana
  • "Hi Maurice, I’m writing to express my gratitude to you, the other Foundation Org. leaders Kyle Peters and Christie Bradley, my di..."

    Billy Teschke – More than I ever expected

Billy Teschke – More than I ever expected

Australia
  • "Leo da Sliva, Owner of Dapper Training shares his Southwestern Advantage"

    Leo da Silva - Dapper Training

Leo da Silva - Dapper Training

New York, New York
  • "Howard Fink – Parent of Bryan Fink Bryan, Over the past four years working for Southwestern Advantage, I have seen you matur..."

    Howard Fink – A Letter from Dad

Howard Fink – A Letter from Dad

Murray, Kentucky
  • "Ryan Bennett shares his Southwestern Advantage"

    Ryan Bennett - Deloitte

Ryan Bennett - Deloitte

Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota
  • "Ever since I was young, I have always been one to push the envelope and explore new challenges. Some of these have included joining the swi..."

    Sara Nannini – Blessed to be a Bookgirl

Sara Nannini – Blessed to be a Bookgirl

Mount Pleasant, Michigan
  • "I am thankful for my experience with the Southwestern Advantage internship program. I am thankful for all of my peers and mentors that have ..."

    Jeff Hsieh – Mentors Who Genuinely Care

Jeff Hsieh – Mentors Who Genuinely Care

Berkeley, California
  • "Deb McCroskey, M.D. with Vanderbilt Health Services shares her Southwestern Advantage"

    Deb McCroskey, M.D. - Vanderbilt Health Services

Deb McCroskey, M.D. - Vanderbilt Health Services

Nashville, Tennessee
  • "To the Foundation Organization: All my life I’ve had baseball, football, basketball, swimming, track, and other coaches give me l..."

    Jack Pendergast – Learning How To Reach My Full Potential

Jack Pendergast – Learning How To Reach My Full Potential

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • "Brian Kwong, Senior Sales Executive National Accounts at ADP shares his Southwestern Advantage"

    Brian Kwong - ADP

Brian Kwong - ADP

Burnaby, B.C. Canada
  • "Watch what parents of Southwestern Advantage students have to say."

For Parents of Students

Nashville, TN
  • "Kevin Ross, Hardware Engineer at RBC Medical Innovations shares his Southwestern Advantage"

    Kevin Ross - RBC Medical Innovations

Kevin Ross - RBC Medical Innovations

Lenexa, Kansas
  • "The following is a letter that mother Michelle Fouad wrote as a reference for other skeptical or concerned parents / families. Michelle orig..."

    Brandon Abernathy – Letter from a Parent

Brandon Abernathy – Letter from a Parent

Atlanta, Georgia
  • "Angela Gillen, Assistant Engineer at Turner Construction shares her Southwestern Advantage"

    Angela Gillen - Turner Construction

Angela Gillen - Turner Construction

Kansas City, Missouri
  • "Jacob Grady, Orphanage Coordinator at Free Methodist World Missions, Colombia shares his Southwestern Advantage"

    Jacob Grady - Free Methodist World Missions

Jacob Grady - Free Methodist World Missions

Bogota, Colombia
  • "Sunny Jin shares her Southwestern Advantage"

    Sunny Jin - KPMG

Sunny Jin - KPMG

Los Angeles, California
  • "I was recruited to be part of the Southwestern Advantage internship my sophomore year of college at the University of Kentucky. I've co..."

    Brianna Byers – Learning Realistic Life Lessons

Brianna Byers – Learning Realistic Life Lessons

Lexington, Kentucky
  • "Christie, I want to begin this letter thanking for you for being a wonderful mentor in my life through the opportunity I had working wi..."

    Robbie Kashey – A letter to my leaders

Robbie Kashey – A letter to my leaders

Auburn, Alabama
  • "Matt Aschoff, Teacher and Coach at Milliard Public Schools shares his Southwestern Advantage"

    Matt Aschoff - Millard Public Schools

Matt Aschoff - Millard Public Schools

Omaha, Nebraska
  • "Robin Hoare, Managing Partner at Tom James of Vancouver shares his Southwestern Advantage"

    Robin Hoare - Tom James

Robin Hoare - Tom James

Vancouver, B.C. Canada
  • "Richard Jones, father of Rebekah Jones & Jonny Jones (Univ of TN) Greg Stearman, father of Stephen Stearman (Univ of KY) These f..."

Fathers share their experience with Southwestern Advantage

Tennessee & Kentucky
  • "My daughter, Mary Lee Holmes asked me to write my thoughts on the influences that the Southwestern Advantage experience has h..."

    Bud Holmes – Encouraging my daughter to succeed on her own

Bud Holmes – Encouraging my daughter to succeed on her own

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • "Gary M. Price – Gary has had three children participate in the Southwestern Advantage summer internship Gary Price shares his tho..."

    Gary Price – Southwestern builds character and success

Gary Price – Southwestern builds character and success

El Paso, Texas
  • "My name is Josiah Fogle. That probably means nothing to you at this point, but I have told a few people about my story and if you wanna list..."

    Josiah Fogle – 4 Things I Gained

Josiah Fogle – 4 Things I Gained

Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • "The parents of Emily Griepentrog and the father of Morgan Godley share their experiences and the impact they have seen the Southwestern Adva..."

The Parents' Experience

Wisconsin & Arizona
  • "Kitty Clemens – Kitty has had three children work with Southwestern Advantage Kitty Clemens on her children working with Southwes..."

    Kitty Clemens – Southwestern Advantage, a company that cares

Kitty Clemens – Southwestern Advantage, a company that cares

Vancouver, B.C. Canada
  • "Tamara and Mike Porter – The Porter’s daughter, Channing, worked in the Southwestern Advantage sales and leadership program as a..."

    Tamara and Mike Porter – Giving our daughter our full support

Tamara and Mike Porter – Giving our daughter our full support

College Park, Maryland
  • "Teresa Broers, Pharmacist shares her Southwestern Advantage"

    Teresa Broers - PharmD

Teresa Broers - PharmD

South Sioux City, Nebraska
  • "Joe Laton, DDS shares his Southwestern Advantage"

    Joe Laton - DDS

Joe Laton - DDS

Chapel Hill, NorthCarolina
  • "Moldova is a long ways from Nashville, but not too far for us to have the opportunity to join the best leaders from around the world. We he..."

    George Coinac – A Personal Impact

George Coinac – A Personal Impact

Chişinău, Moldova
  • "The parents of Kaci Kolberg share their experiences and the impact they have seen the Southwestern Advantage program have on their daughter."

The Parents' Perspective

New Mexico
  • "Parent Steve Armbrust of 1st year bookman Eric Armbrust (2012), speaks at the Midwest Parent Coffee. He gives us and the parents the "Real S..."

Parent Steve Amburst tells the real story

Minnesota
  • "Cindy Palazzo, mother of Nick Hartnett (Univ of KY), shares her experience and the impact she has seen the Southwestern Advantage program ha..."

Southwestern Advantage Program: The Parents' Experience

Lexington, Kentucky
  • "Most people who know me know that I spent all four of my undergraduate summers running my own business, selling educational stuff door to do..."

    Kate Marshall – My Reason

Kate Marshall – My Reason

Logan, Utah
  • "My name is Jaak Roosaare and I am from small (1.3m people) country called Estonia. It might seem almost like an impossible dream but we have..."

    Jaak Roosaare – From challenge to career

Jaak Roosaare – From challenge to career

Estonia
  • "Rory Hughes, Advisor at DePaul University-Barat Campus shares his Southwestern Advantage"

    Rory Hughes - DePaul University

Rory Hughes - DePaul University

Lake Forest, Illinois
  • "Erin Oranen, Research Recruiter at Nike shares her Southwestern Advantage"

    Erin Oranen - Nike

Erin Oranen - Nike

Beaverton, Oregon
  • "Peter Conrad, Spanish teacher at Union County Public Schools shares his Southwestern Advantage"

    Peter Conrad - Union County Public Schools

Peter Conrad - Union County Public Schools

Monroe, North Carolina
  • "Kate Benson, Key Account Executive at Proctor & Gamble Professional Care shares her Southwestern Advantage"

    Kate Benson - P&G

Kate Benson - P&G

Carmel, Indiana
  • "Parents of representatives tell us what they think about the program."

Parents share their thoughts

Nashville, Tennessee
  • "I am from Prague – Czech Republic where I am attending University of Economics. I passed final master exam in January 2012 and now I a..."

    Petra Svejdova – Thanks, to those who don’t give up!

Petra Svejdova – Thanks, to those who don’t give up!

Prague, Czech Republic
  • "It was Fall 2002 when I first heard about the Southwestern Advantage summer work program. I was walking out of my Architectural Design class..."

    Manny Vargas – Making myself recession proof

Manny Vargas – Making myself recession proof

Gainesville, Florida