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Ellen Dietrich

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Hello! My name is Ellen. I am an ambitious and hard-working individual who recently graduated from Belmont University with Magna Cum Laude honors, earning a B.B.A in Economics and Hospitality & Tourism Management. Starting my University journey at 17, I have always been driven by a commitment to excellence and a passion for learning. In September, I will attend Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences to pursue an MSc in Sustainable Business. My passions lie at the intersection of the hospitality industry and sustainability. With a vision to revolutionize the restaurant industry, I aspire to leverage my personal background growing up on a family farm, my academic knowledge, and hands-on work experience to create more sustainable practices in the Food and Beverage industry. I aim to contribute meaningful conversation and action to foster environmental consciousness and partnerships between farms and restaurants. Throughout my academic journey, I have been involved in various projects and internships that have honed my skills and deepened my understanding of sustainable business practices. My experiences have reinforced my belief in the importance of integrating sustainability into the core operations of hospitality businesses. I am eager to embrace the challenges and opportunities that graduate school will offer. I look forward to engaging with a diverse culture and cultivating the skills necessary to make a positive impact in the field of sustainable hospitality and socially responsible businesses.

Education

Belmont University

Bachelor's degree program
2020 - 2024
  • Majors:
    • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
    • Economics
    • Hospitality Administration/Management

Miscellaneous

  • Desired degree level:

    Master's degree program

  • Graduate schools of interest:

  • Transfer schools of interest:

  • Majors of interest:

    • Sustainability Studies
    • Agricultural and Food Products Processing
    • Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
  • Not planning to go to medical school
  • Career

    • Dream career field:

      Environmental Services

    • Dream career goals:

      Environmental Consultant

    • Assistant Clinical Coordinator

      Dietrich Family Orthodontics
      2016 – Present8 years
    • Guest Service Representative

      Graduate Hotels
      2023 – 2023
    • Jr. Floral and Event Coordinator

      Nikki's Perfect Petal Design
      2022 – 2022
    • Summer Intern

      Graduate Hotels
      2023 – 2023

    Sports

    Tennis

    Club
    2020 – 20244 years

    Lacrosse

    Varsity
    2018 – 20191 year

    Tennis

    Varsity
    2018 – 20202 years

    Research

    • Business/Managerial Economics

      Belmont University — Co-Author
      2024 – Present

    Arts

    • Western Reserve Academy

      Orchestra
      2016 – 2018

    Public services

    • Volunteering

      Belmont University — Volunteer/Cook
      2020 – 2024
    • Volunteering

      St. Paul's Episcopal Church — Prep cook, Assistant, Dish washer
      2016 – 2020

    Future Interests

    Advocacy

    Politics

    Volunteering

    Philanthropy

    Entrepreneurship