Vitaly Shmel'kin '09

FELLOWSHIP REFLECTIONS

Major: Economics and Business
Minor: International Politics
Hometown: Moscow, Russia

My fellowship experience
"I have learned that running a business is extremely complex that requires not only capital and labor inputs that are mentioned in the textbook but careful calculations and planned management."

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Vitaly Shmel'kin '09

Fellowship Overview

Fellowship Name
Riesen Fellow in Applied Economics and Business

Site
Red Development

Phoenix, AZ

Aims of the Fellowship
The experience with RED opened my eyes to the bigger picture of real estate development. At RED, I was a part of the development team. The development team coordinates the activities of the leasing, architecture, construction, financial and marketing departments.

Faculty Sponsor
Santhi Hejeebu, Economics and Business