Supplying The World's Demand for Exceptional Economists
The Texas A&M University Economics Society (T.A.M.E.S.) is an academically based organization closely incorporated with the Department of Economics, that focuses on promoting both social and professional economic information and networking for economics majors and any student interested in the field of economics. We work to provide various speakers of notoriety, group discussion such as seminars, diffusion of information pertaining to employment and further education, and any other means which benefit the members of the Society.
President: Riley Neal
Vice President: Sofia Navarrete
Treasurer: Jonathan Thompson
Coffee Talk/Marketing Chair: Madison Gibson
Secretary: Emily Sanders
Management Chair: Austin Iske
Faculty Advisor: Marco Castillo
Associate Professor of Economics, Texas A&M University
About: Howdy! My name is Riley Neal and I am a member of the Fightin' Texas Aggie Class of 2020. I am a 4th generation Aggie who was born in Phoenix, Arizona and raised in Houston, Texas. I am currently pursing a BS in Economics and will hopefully be starting the Fastrack program for Financial Econometrics. I am very pleased that I will serve as President for Economics Society and am ready for a great semester.
Howdy! My name is Austin Iske and I’m a member of the Fightin Texas Aggie Class of 2019. I lived in 7 different towns (all in Texas), but I went to high school in White Oak. I switched majors to economics my sophomore year, and I’m currently getting my Master’s in Finance at Mays. I’d love to talk to you and answer any questions you have! I’m excited to serve as your management chair, and I look forward to meeting you!
Howdy! My name is Jonathan Thompson and I am a member Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2021. I was born in China, but was adopted when I was younger and grew up in Coppell, Texas. I am an Economics major and am planning on joining the Fastrack program this fall. I spent the last summer in Chengdu, China through the Econ exchange program and I would love to answer any questions ya'll might have about studying abroad. I'm super excited to be your Treasurer and am looking forward to a great year!
Howdy! My name is Sofia Suarez Navarrete and I am a member of the Fightin' Texas Aggie class of 2021. I was born in Bogota, Colombia and raised in Katy, Texas! I'm pursuing a degree in Economics along with a minor in French. I am incredibly excited and honored to be this years Texas A&M Economics Society Vice President and am even more excited to meet all of you and hopefully help you guys into this organization to find all the great people and opportunities that I've been blessed to find.
Howdy! My name is Madison Gibson, and I am a member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2021. I am a part of a military family, so I have grown up all around America. Texas eventually stole my heart, and Texas A&M became my obvious choice for higher education. I transferred into Economics my sophomore year, and I would love to answer any questions you may have about my experiences or general questions about the department. I am so grateful to serve as your interim Marketing and Coffee Talk Chairman, and I really look forward to interacting with and meeting all of you throughout our time here at A&M.
Howdy! My name is Emily Sanders, and I’m a member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2020. I was born in Dallas, grew up in Austin, but currently reside in Tomball, TX, so I’ve lived a little bit of everywhere! I’m currently pursing a B.S. in Economics with a minor in Business. I’m so excited to serve as the Secretary this year and can’t wait to get to know each and every one of you!