Josh VanWingerden

Josh VanWingerden

M.S. in Accounting 2020, University of Virginia
B.S.B.A. in Accounting, Appalachian State University

Track: Financial Reporting & Assurance

Hometown: Mills River, NC

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

The outstanding reputation and history of the University of Virginia and the opportunity for a “fresh start” in life, both socially and personally.

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

I am looking forward to the financial trading course. I believe this will provide many practical skills for casually investing in the market. I am also very excited for “grit and grind,” slow-you-down, old school basketball at UVA.

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

Appalachian Popular Programming Society, Appol Corps Leader, Beta Alpha Psi

What book are you currently reading?

Sprawlball by Kirk Goldsberry

Name three places on your bucket list to travel to.

1. Norway, for the Northern Lights
2. Morocco, for their authentic handmade rugs
3. Peru, to experience the Inca civilization at Machu Picchu