About Us

Our goal at MoneySmart Lakers, is to provide you with tools and resources which help you understand your finances and develop or define your money management skills.  

(616) 331-3234
100 Arend & Nancy Lubbers Student Services Center

Meet The Team


Ben Rhodes

Associate Director

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Allyson DeGraaf

Financial Literacy Graduate Assistant 

Allyson is a proud Laker alum who is starting her second year as a graduate student in the College of Education. As a member of the MoneySmart Lakers team, Allyson helps to oversee the student workers and to promote and develop the program; as well as to devise new methods of implementation and outreach. She is very excited to see students take control of their finances and become confident in their money management skills!


Bach Thoi

Financial Literacy Peer Mentor

Bach is a Junior at GVSU. He plans to graduate in 2023 with a Bachelors degree in Finance and General Business. Bach has a passion to help students with their own personal finances and also has a background in tutoring students here at GVSU.  

Page last modified January 24, 2022