Helmut W Hampel
I am the child of immigrants of modest means and was the first member of my family to attend college. UWM was an affordable way to get a great education, and the degrees I earned changed my life for the better. I have worked in the banking and financial industry for many years, having received an undergraduate degree in Accounting and a master’s degree in Business Management from UWM. I also received a second undergraduate degree in German.
As a student at UWM, I received scholarships that reduced my parents’ burden in funding my education. I want to pay that benefit forward to current UWM students. I hope to contribute to the future success of the recipients of my scholarship and, in a small way, make the world a better place.