Sound Financial Strategies Group, a registered investment advisor in Flowood, Mississippi, is pleased to welcome our summer intern, Danielle (Bella) La Rosa.

Bella, originally from California, is a 2019 graduate of Mississippi College and among the top 10% of her class, with a BSBA in Finance and a minor in Spanish. In the spring, she was awarded the Outstanding Finance Student of the Year 2019 and Who’s Who at Mississippi College.

During her time at Mississippi College, she studied abroad the summer of 2016 and the spring of 2018 in Salamanca, Spain and participated as the Investment Club President of the student run endowment fund of 130k. Her previous internship experience includes financial planning, pension and trust investments, and investment advisory services.

Bella will attend Vanderbilt University, Owen Graduate School of Management in Nashville, Tennessee, this fall as an incoming Master of Science in Finance Candidate.

After coming to Mississippi in 2015, she quickly acquired a taste for sweet tea and now feels as though this is her second home. We are excited about our summer together and look forward to learning from each other.

“Sometimes I am taken aback by my dear friends who unlike me did not have parents who read to them financial books as children; for that matter, even spoke about finances at all. The older I become, the more I realize the abnormality of my upbringing and the less I am surprised that I decided to pursue a career in financial services. Through this industry, I am able to share what my parents shared with me: a love for finance and people.” … Bella LaRosa


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