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Brian McKelvey

42616 Cochrans Lock Drive w Ashburn, VA 20148 w 508.479.0728 w brian.mckelvey.13@cnu.edu

EDUCATION

Christopher Newport University (CNU), Newport News, VA.


Joseph W. Luter III School of Business, AACSB International Accreditation.
BSBA, Accounting; Minor in Leadership Studies; May 2017. GPA: 3.48.
Academic Achievements: Honors Program, Presidential Leadership Program, Deans List.
Courses: Cost Accounting, Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Operations
Management, Marketing Management, Organizational Behavior, Public Speaking.
Maastricht University, Summer 2015, Maastricht, Netherlands.
Studied Cross-Cultural Leadership and experienced different cultures through travel.

WORK

Accounting/Finance Intern, Razorsight Corporation, Reston, VA. May 2015-Jun. 2015.


Assisted with gathering information and completing a due diligence report related to a M&A.
Analyzed organizations trial balances and expense reports to ensure accuracy through use of
QuickBooks. Completed IT Audit/Inventory, surveyed all employees to record computer specs
for company laptops. Audited employee HR files for completeness, identified/located missing
files when needed.
Social Media/Marketing Intern, Together We Rise, Brea, CA. Jan. 2015-Apr. 2015.
Created Facebook posts in order to promote TWR and bring awareness to foster children.
Designed a donation page that fundraised over 240% of required fundraising requirement, total of
$1,200+ raised, towards a service project sponsored by TWR. Led 6 individuals to complete a
service project that was responsible for building and delivering 40 Sweet Cases for foster
children.

LEADERSHIP

Sergeant-at-Arms (Aug. 2015-Present), Alpha Phi Omega. Nov. 2013-Present.


Responsible for ensuring that all members acted in accordance with governing documents.
Managed situations in which members didnt comply with documents and had to deliberate with
others to decide sanctions. Mediated conflicts between brothers when grievances arose. Led
committees that reviewed governing documents and discussed possible revisions to make.
Professional Committee Chair (March 2015-Present), Alpha Kappa Psi. Apr. 2014-Present.
Created a budget to have allocated funds for hosted events. Delegated responsibilities amongst
members to better allocate time and resources for planning events. Planned events that promoted
continued education and professional development for members, such as guest speakers and
networking receptions. Envisioned and executed an event that had over 60 people in attendance
to listen to a panel of 4 professionals give advice on their entrepreneurial experience.
Student, Presidential Leadership Program. Aug. 2013-Present.
Developed deeper understanding of leadership from learning of principles and theories. Analyzed
many different leaders to identify style and parameters surrounding the leader.
Studied the impact of values on leadership and how they can affect not only the leader but the
followers as well.

SERVICE

Volunteer, Alpha Phi Omega. Nov. 2013-Present.


Logged over 80 hours of community service on the CNU campus and within the Newport News
area. Volunteered with a range of different organizations from Virginia Blood Services, Boys &
Girls Club, local food shelters and more.
Youth Mission Trip, Arcola United Methodist Church, Rio Bravo, Mexico. Summer 2011/2012.
Built public kindergarten for the children of Rio Bravo, Mexico. Built community center to be
used not only for public use, but also as a location for higher education night classes. Assisted in
Bible School for children ranging from 4-10 in Rio Bravo.