Wes Swackhamer '01 Moves from Baseball to Business
Posted August 13, 2012
Former Green Wave baseball standout Wes Swackhamer '01 had a specific timeline in mind when he signed with St. Louis in 2004, his junior year at Tulane. Swackhamer already had an interest in investing. He gave himself four seasons “to see if I could knock on the door of the major leagues,” and then he’d make a decision about his future...read more here about Swackhamer's move from baseball's minor league to a career in business.
The Daily Record article reports, “It’s an evolution, and it’s very personal,” said Swackhamer, who credits late Delbarton baseball coach Brian Fleury for instilling his dedication and perseverance. “Baseball was a passion of mine. It was something I dedicated a lot of time and energy toward for a long period of time. In the end, I always felt I could transfer that energy into another passion. I’m fortunate to have found a career I’m equally passionate about.”
Swackhamer currently is an investment consultant with Cambridge Associates, and is hard at work earning his MBA part-time at Boston University at night. The Delbarton community salutes this former Green Wave athlete for making a smooth transition from sports to business.
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