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Meet the Interns

05/18/2018

Charles Fisher
School: Appalachian State University 
Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Major: 
Risk Management & Insurance, Finance & Banking

Favorite Sports Team: 
Denver Bronco’s and Appalachian State Mountaineers 

Interesting Facts: 
I am a triplet and played 6 Varsity sports in high school (basketball, soccer, football, track, golf and cross country). 

Why did you want to intern at MassMutual Carolinas?
I wanted to intern with MassMutual Carolinas to portray the knowledge I have gathered in my clubs and educational experiences and apply it to a reputable firm in MassMutual. I believe the financial and insurance background given through the rotations will aid me in my future career path. 

What should everyone add to their Charlotte bucket list? 
Night walks in uptown and Carolina Panthers football games!

Where do you want to be in 10 years from now?
Hopefully settled down with my girlfriend, in a Charlotte surrounding area – succeeding in my career path of insurance brokerage. I also hope that travel opportunities have come my way at this point in my life.

Rachel Siler
School: Appalachian State University 
Hometown: Indian Trail, NC

Major:
Political Science

Favorite Sports Team: 
Panthers!

Interesting Facts: 
I have hugged Michael Jordan, I have a dog named Boone, I coach Girls on the Run 

Why did you want to intern at MassMutual Carolinas? 
I wanted to primarily gain knowledge and experience in finance. This seems like the most valuable internship to help me learn and challenge me (and it is!)

What should everyone add to their Charlotte bucket list? 
Food truck Friday, the White Water Center, and a concert at the Charlotte Metro Union Amphitheatre

Where do you want to be in 10 years from now? 
Charlotte, Nashville, or abroad – or a combination of any of them

Dane Hedrick
School: UNC Charlotte
Hometown: Hickory, NC 

Major: Finance
Favorite Sports Team: Panthers 

Interesting Facts: 
Enjoys playing golf, has moved 5 times in his life, has season tickets to the Panthers!

Why did you want to intern at MassMutual Carolinas? 
Gain experience and knowledge in the financial industry as well as explore what could potentially be my future career path. 

What should everyone add to their Charlotte bucket list? 
Panthers games and Charlotte Knights games

Where do you want to be in 10 years? 
With a family of at least 4 with a steady job. I hope to live by the water and be financially safe. 

Christopher Pamer
School: John Carroll University 
Hometown: Akron, OH

Major: Management & Human Resources
Favorite sports team: Cleveland Cavaliers

Interesting Facts: 
I run cross country and track for JCU. I once drove to 25 states within a 6 month period. 

Why did you want to intern at MassMutual Carolinas? 
Both of my grandpas sold life insurance and I always knew I wanted to follow in their footsteps somehow. I’ve always wanted a rewarding job and aside from a priest of a doctor, I believe this is the most rewarding path. 

What should everyone add to their Charlotte bucket list? 
Hit me up because I know nothing about CLT. Come to Cleveland, I’ll show you around!

Where do you want to be in 10 years from now? 
With a healthy family and faith

Matthew Pruitt
School: UNC Chapel Hill
Hometown: Chapel Hill

Major: Business Administration
Favorite Sports Team: UNC Basketball, Cowboys, Mavericks 

Interesting Facts: 
I am a big sports fan and have lived in Chapel Hill my whole life. I also studied abroad in London. 

Why did you want to intern at MassMutual Carolinas? 
I don’t know what I want to do yet, so I was drawn to the rotational aspect of the internship. It allows me to experience different parts within the business. 

What should everyone add to their Charlotte bucket list? 
Go to a Panthers game

Where do you want to be 10 years from now? 
I am not positive, but I want to be working for myself at some point in the future.