Buckingham is thrilled to welcome 17 new interns to the family this summer who will be doing everything from development research to property management! Meet our newest team members.



Name: William Aelick

Department: Monon Living

School: Ball State University

Fun Fact: Loves the outdoors, including riding 4-wheelers with his dad and golfing.



Name: Clayton Allen

Department: Champion Farms

School: High Point University, North Carolina

Goals this Summer: He wants to have a better understanding of Property Management through Buckingham while developing his leadership and teamwork skills.



Name: Rachel Craig

Department: Reserve at William's Glen

School: Purdue University

Fun Fact: Loves to travel and recently went abroad to China for a semester while minoring in International Studies and taking Chinese.



Name: Maggie Curless

Department: Corporate

School: Texas Christian University

Fun Fact: She's from San Francisco, California and her dog has had more surgeries than all her family combined.



Name: Abby Hayes

Department: Corporate

School: Purdue University

Goal this Summer: She excepts to learn about different divisions of corporate operations and decide which is a position and environment that she can thrive in.



Name: Mitchell Horn

Department: Acquisitions

School: University of California, Berkeley

Fun Fact: He knows the capital of every country and plays the saxophone.



Name: Casey Kenny

Department: Acquisitions

School: University of Notre Dame

Fun Fact: Lived in Dublin, Ireland for three years and travels back to Europe every summer.



Name: Dustin Koesters

Department: Whetstone Flats

School: Purdue University

Fun Fact: He's been to Disney over 19 times and loves to travel and listen to country music.



Name: Dillon McBee

Department: The Langston

School: Ball State University

Fun Fact: He enjoys working out, hanging with friends, traveling and snowboarding. He also has a Russian Blue cat named Apollo.



Name: Jacob Pence

Department: Aertson Midtown

School: University of Illinois at Urbana

Fun Fact: He's a Teaching Assistant for the class "BUS 201 - Business Dynamics" in the Geis College of Business at UIUC.



Name: Mariah Roberts

Department: The Foundry

School: Ball State University

Fun Fact: She once survived a hurricane. She recently became engaged and is a member of the most prestigious business society.



Name: Emily Schoenle

Department: Providence at Old Meridian

School: Ball State University

Fun Fact: She will be on a mission trip to Germany for three weeks this summer and also looks forward to the NAA summer conference in Colorado.



Name: Brian Schwieterman

Department: Construction

School: Purdue University

Fun Fact: He grew up on a chicken farm, likes to race cars in Backyard Derbies, and he favorite Indy bar is the Wild Beaver Saloon.



Name: Amber Secrest

Department: CityWay

School: Purdue University

Fun Fact: She spent a summer in Florence, Italy studying abroad. Her favorite amusement park is Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri.



Name: Riley Thompson

Department: Village on Spring Mill

School: Ball State University

Fun Fact: She will be interning with Disney during the upcoming fall semester and is training for a half marathon.


Highlighting our core value of community involvement, the 2019 intern class spent the afternoon at Indy Urban Acres. They potted 1,405 plants in three hours and the revenue from the plant sale will be $14,050. Farmer Tyler shared that the work we did would have taken him an entire week. Thank you to this volunteer team for their enthusiasm, hard work and willingness to get their hands dirty on day one at Buckingham! We look forward to getting the interns more engaged with Buckingham Foundation throughout the summer.


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Another Buckingham Leadership Conference is in the books, and our team members had a blast Celebrating & Accelerating at The Alexander Hotel.

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