David Yastremsky is a rising senior studying Management Information Systems at the Fox School of Business. He is a Presidential Scholar at Temple in the Fox and University Honors programs, consistently placing on the Dean’s list. During his time in college, he served as president of Temple’s Toastmasters chapter, director in the Business Honors Student Association, and treasurer of his residence hall. He views Toastmasters as his biggest success, since he led an 11x increase in certifications and 2.5x increase in membership through initiatives such as a mentorship program and club competitions. These accomplishments earned the club the designation of Select Distinguished Club for the first time in chapter history.
Professionally, David worked within the MIS department as a teaching assistant and e-portfolio coordinator. He interned in TD Bank’s North American Fraud Operations, where he programmed a script that saved over $200,000 in two weeks and continues to detect risks. In the spring of 2016, he interned in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Student Honors Program in Philadelphia, analyzing risk areas such as due diligence and valuation for investment firms with under $300B in assets.
In the summer of 2016, David will intern in Deloitte’s Washington, D.C. office. David plans to go into consulting after graduation.