Hi! My name is Alex Heintze and I am a McDonough peer ambassador. Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina Class: 2019 Major:Finance and Management
StartupHoyas, Carroll Fellows Initiative, New Student Orientation, and Georgetown Admissions Ambassador Program
Interesting Fact About Me:
I like to play tennis and run competitively.
What made you choose Georgetown's McDonough School of Business?
I chose the McDonough School of Business because of its incredible academic opportunities inside the classroom and numerous internship opportunities in D.C.
What are the best things about being a Hoya?
The best thing about being a Hoya is the amazing community. Whether it be listening to Bill Clinton speak in Gaston Hall or watching the basketball team play in the Verizon Center, Hoyas treat other Hoyas like family.
Why do you love D.C.?
I love D.C. because there is always something to do. I constantly find myself exploring new restaurants, museums, and festivals.
Share a defining and/or transformative classroom/educational moment?
Last year, I took Ethics of Entrepreneurship and I became passionate about entrepreneurship. Because of the class, I decided to create my own startup Flynance and join StartupHoyas – two organizations that have shaped my time at Georgetown.
What is your advice to incoming Hoyas?
Never be afraid to fail.