Chad Messier

Chad Messier

M.S. in Accounting 2020, University of Virginia
B.S. in Accounting with a Minor in Economics, The Ohio State University

Track: Financial Reporting & Assurance

Hometown: Rochester, NY

What stood out to you about the M.S. in Accounting Program at UVA?

The small class sizes, the wide range of available classes, and the high placement rate of recent program graduates.

What are you looking forward to the most in the program?

I am looking forward to creating lasting relationships with classmates, professors, and faculty.

What clubs and organizations were you a part of during your time in undergrad?

Buck-I-Serv (New Orleans), STEP (Second-Year Transformational Experience Program)

If you could go on cross-country road trip with a famous person, living or dead, who would it be?

Zach Galifianakis. The idea of having no clue what would happen entices me. He is a funny guy, so I wouldn't feel the need to carry on any awkward conversations.

Name three places on your bucket list to travel to.

1. New Zealand: I want to hike, sightsee, and experience a completely different way of life than I am used to.
2. Thailand: I want to experience “The Hangover Part II,” but hopefully in a safer manner than in the movie.
3. Nova Scotia: I want to play some of the golf courses there. The weather in the summer is supposed to be excellent as well.