George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

Emerging Business Leader Awards


2016 Award Recipients


Graduate Division Recipient

Matthew RohrerMatthew Rohrer

Matthew Rohrer is his second year of the MBA program. After graduating with a BS in accounting from Bloomsburg University, he earned his CPA license while performing financial statement audits and preparing tax returns for a regional accounting firm in Lancaster, PA. From there, Rohrer moved to the Washington, D.C. area to work as a contractor with the federal government performing audits and consulting services. He earned his Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) license and currently works as an accountant with the federal government managing accounts receivable. Rohrer is pursuing his MBA because he is committed to continuously learning and improving himself. The Mason MBA will provide the technical and leadership skills he needs to drive improvements in the government. After graduation, he looks forward to furthering the mission of his agency by performing his duties at a higher level and leading innovative new projects.


Undergraduate Division Recipient

LinganHang002Lingan Hang

Lingan Hang is a junior, international student from China, majoring in accounting. She is grateful to receive the Emerging Business Leader Award Scholarship. It is not only an affirmation of her hard work, but an inspiration to work harder. Hang’s short term goal is to be an accountant in the “Big Four” after graduation. Her long-term goal is to be a chief financial officer. Hang is confident that she will succeed in the challenging field of accounting.