InternationalHub is a student-run collective producing multimedia content devoted to advancing the thought and dialogue surrounding global business and cross-cultural relationships.
The InternationalHub team consists of Master of Accountancy students from the Marriott School of Business collaborating with leading academics and professionals.
Amanda Bonney was born and raised in San Jose, California. When she is not studying accounting and culture, she loves to watch movies, read books, and learn new skills. After graduation, Amanda will be moving to Chicago, Illinois to begin her career.
From a USDA poultry processing plant to an archaeological dig site, Autumn Zobrist has loved working in a variety of businesses. But whether it’s helping a world-class chef order chicken breast or finding an ancient obsidian sherd, accounting has always been her favorite part of the experience. In her spare time, she researches the history and people of northern Italian villages.
Dillon Papenfuss was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. When not studying Accounting and International Business, he enjoys traveling, watching movies, and exercising.
Eric Stakebake was raised in Pleasant View, Utah and has lived abroad for two years between Russia and Brazil. Eric loves to learn new languages, spend time with his wife, and road cycle. After graduation, he plans to pursue a PhD in Accounting.
Hayden Gunnell is from the small town of Kimberly, Idaho. He has experience working with Indian-based accounting and finances, and is fluent in Persian. In addition to a passion for accounting, Hayden enjoys anything outdoors, including hiking, water sports, and camping. After finishing school, he plans to begin his career in Seattle, WA.
Jake Wittwer was born and raised in Kaysville, UT. He enjoys practicing Japanese, following Formula 1 and esports, and taking care of his bonsai trees. Jake plans on building a career in tax in the California Bay Area after graduation.
Lex Waters was raised in Knoxville, TN. When he's not studying accounting, he enjoys basketball, weight-lifting, collecting shoes, and cheering for the Florida Gators. Upon graduation, he plans to return to the southeastern United States to begin his career. Lex speaks Portuguese and spent two years living in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Madison Birtcher was raised in South Jordan, Utah. She enjoys snowboarding on a good powder day, snuggling up with a book on a rainy day, and spending time with family on any day. After graduation, she plans to begin her career in Chicago, Illinois.
Olivia Phillips was born and raised in Lehi, Utah. In addition to accounting, she enjoys camping, hiking, and yoga. After graduation, she plans to begin her career in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Sarah was born and raised in Kaneohe, Hawaii. Besides accounting, she enjoys swimming, shopping, and eating acai bowls. You may even find her up on the ski slopes in the winter!
Shelby Gardner was born in Vancouver (not B.C.), Washington (not D.C.). While researching other cultures and studying accounting are some of her favorite activities, she also enjoys hiking, archery, and bookbinding. Following graduation, she plans to begin her career in Seattle, Washington.
Trevor Beutler was raised in Rogers, AR. When he's not studying accounting, he enjoys scuba diving, golf, and cheering for the Arkansas Razorbacks. Upon graduation, he will return to the midwestern United States to begin his career. Trevor speaks Korean and spent two years living in Busan, South Korea.
Greg Burton is the Associate Director and John and Nancy Hardy Professor in the School of Accountancy at Brigham Young University. Greg has consulted with businesses or given presentations in more than 70 countries. He is the past president of the International Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association. In 2008-2009, he was appointed the Academic Fellow in the Division of Corporation Finance at the Securities and Exchange Commission. Prior to receiving his Ph.D., he was a senior manager with KPMG and spent two years on an international rotation living and working in Southeast Asia.
Former Team Members