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Meet Spring 2024 Neeley Graduates Going to Deloitte, Klein Tools, Baine & Company and More

Leading up to the 2024 commencement ceremony, these seniors shared their fondest memories of the Neeley School of Business as hundreds of business students achieved a remarkable personal milestone.

May 13, 2024

By TCU Neeley School of Business

To commemorate the spring Class of 2024, TCU Neeley created a Countdown to Commencement highlighting some of the graduates as they prepared to walk across the stage at TCU’s Schollmaier Arena on May 11, 2024.

Payton Cranford

Payton Cranford was a marketing major who has also stood out as an entrepreneur launching her own venture and winning third place in last year’s TCU’s Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures Competition. Payton’s advice to the next generation of Neeley students is to “say yes to literally everything.”

Olivia Keller

Olivia Keller specially pointed to the special time she enjoyed traveling to Florence, Italy, with her BNSF Neeley Leadership Program cohort. Olivia majored in marketing with a leadership emphasis. After graduation, she plans to return to her hometown of Houston to work at Bain & Company, a strategic management consulting firm.

Sabrina Rizzo

Sabrina Rizzo was a management major with finance and psychology minors. Her advice for the next generation of students is to utilize the many resources available in Neeley. Sabrina’s proudest accomplishment was receiving the Outstanding Student in Management and Excellence in Leadership Award from the Management and Leadership Department. After graduation, Sabrina will begin her career as a philanthropic liaison with Pappas Restaurants.

Matthew Fitzgerald

Matthew Fitzgerald was a business information systems major and a proud member of business fraternity Delta Sigma Pi. One of his noteworthy accomplishments was studying abroad in Madrid, where he learned about global business with an ethical lens, broadened his horizons, and experienced a new culture. Matt will soon begin his career at Deloitte as a technology consultant.

Huntley Doyle

Huntley Doyle is a triple major with accounting, supply chain management and finance. She’s grateful for her Neeley professors, who helped with interviews, select the right career for her, and prepare her for life after college. For Huntley, her career will begin as an accountant with EY in Chicago. Huntley encourages future Neeley graduates to “always put yourself out there. The worst that can happen if you put yourself out there is someone says no. So, it’s always worth it.”

Maddie Baldwin

Maddie Baldwin has served as an active member of TCU BNSF Neeley Leadership Program and enjoyed traveling to Florence, Italy, with the cohort. She was also the president of the Supply Chain Club and is now ready to begin her career in Chicago as a business development representative with Arrive Logistics. Maddie, who was a supply chain major, said she values the soft skills she gained in Neeley and encourages students to say yes to every opportunity to learn outside the classroom.