Mendoza School of Business

2017 Best & Brightest: Benjamin Fouch, Notre Dame (Mendoza)

Published: April 9, 2017 / Author: Poets & Quants

Benjamin Fouch

University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business

“A Hoosier from the Heartland who caught the business and startup bug.”

Fun fact about yourself: I am related to an original pilgrim from the Mayflower named John Smith!

Hometown: Brownsburg, Indiana

High School: Brownsburg High School

Major: Finance, Political Science

Favorite Business Courses:

  • Global Portfolio Management
  • Applied Investment Management
  • Corporate Financial Management

Extracurricular Activities, Community Work and Leadership Roles During College:


  • Fulbright Summer Institute Graduate
  • Hesburgh-Yusko Scholar
  • Kellogg International Scholar
  • Lilly Scholar
  • National History Club National Newsletter Contributor
  • Notre Dame PwC Case Competition Champion
  • Notre Dame Deloitte Case Competition Champion
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Pi Sigma Alpha
  • Business Today International Case Competition Runner-Up
  • National Outdoor Leadership School Graduate
  • Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Language Award of Excellence

Extracurricular Activities:

  • Dark Horse Sports Recruiting / Founder

Note: This is a company I began here at Notre Dame. We help high school student athletes get recruited for college while also receiving academic consultations. We now have three employees and a partnership with one of the largest football programs in the country (National Underclassmen Combine)

Read the entire story on the Poets & Quants for Undergrads website.