Samuel Messenger is a junior at Washington University, majoring in economics and finance. He serves as a resident advisor in the university’s Office of Residential Life and has served as a program leader for the Israel Summer Business Academy.

A native of Bronx, N.Y., Messenger has worked as a consulting project manager and a venture capital intern at companies in St. Louis and Israel. He is an Eagle Scout and a Civic Scholar through the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement.