Meet our Intern: Brayden Elmer

We are delighted to welcome an intern to our team this summer! Brayden Elmer will be supporting our Operations team on a variety of projects while gaining on-the-job training and real-life application of classroom learning. Get to know Brayden through a quick Q&A.

All About You

Name: Brayden Elmer

Title: Operations Intern

School: Wichita State University

Year of school (in the fall): Junior

Major: Finance

Future career goal: Portfolio Manager

Hometown: Warsaw, Missouri

Favorite Wichita restaurant: Wasabi Sushi

Fun fact about yourself: I collect signed sports memorabilia

Hobbies: Playing and watching many sports, reading, watching TV, and spending time with friends and family.

Collegiate Life

What is your favorite part of being a student at WSU?

My favorite part of being a WSU student is the extracurriculars I am part of and what I’m learning in my classes.

Favorite class at WSU so far and why?

Financial Management, because I really enjoyed what I was learning, and also the professor was very good. His stories made it enjoyable to go to class.

What’s it like being a member of the CSMIF Student Managed Investment Fund?

It is an awesome hands-on experience for us students to apply what we learn from class. We have great resources to aid us in learning and make good decisions. It is also great to be part of the founding team and starting from scratch.

What have you learned in school so far that you can apply to your internship role?

I’d say I’ve learned a lot from my time at CSMIF and my first finance class, which helped explain a lot. They have helped me gain a lot of knowledge about the financial industry.

Working at 6 Meridian

Why did you want to work at 6 Meridian?

I was ready to get hands-on experience and get involved with the financial industry. What I’ve been learning in school made me really to want to get into the industry.

What projects will you be working on this summer?

Data integrity is my primary project, which will be reviewing and updating client information. I will also be learning about financial planning and the tools used.

Favorite thing about being an intern, so far?

It’s been really cool to see the work done behind the scenes. How the practice operates is very interesting to see and there is a lot for me to learn.

We are honored that you chose to spend your summer with us, Brayden. We hope you will wrap up the summer having gained new business insights that will elevate your future classroom and career experiences.