2023 Benore Young Advocates Scholarship Recipient

Aadi Shah

Lambert High School

2023 International Leadership & Business Internship

Aadi Shah is thrilled to attend the International Leadership and Business Internship over the summer. He is ready to use this program’s emphasis on hands-on experience, experienced faculty, and numerous benefits to build valuable skills needed for a successful career. This program represents a significant step toward achieving his career goals, and he cannot wait to embark on this rewarding educational journey.

As a rising junior at Lambert High School, Aadi is a student who challenges himself by taking rigorous Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment courses. He is active with his school’s DECA chapter, FBLA chapter, Robotics team, and Track and Field Team. Outside of school, he enjoys volunteering within his community and being an online non-profit tutor for students coming from disadvantaged backgrounds.

In the future, Aadi’s dream career is to be the CEO and founder of a large-scale technology company. He hopes to use the skills he acquired during this program as a foundation for running a strong and successful company. He believes that by building experience and knowledge at an early age, he will be best prepared to overcome obstacles in the future.

About Nicolas BenoreOperations Strategy & Analytics Leader at Wells Fargo

Nicolas Benore is a Senior Operations and Analytics Leader with a 20-year career with experience across various facets of Consumer Lending. Currently serving as the Head of Strategy, Planning, and Operational Support at Wells Fargo, Mr. Benore oversees teams responsible for outbound strategy improvements, telephony, workforce management, capacity planning, and NextGen workflow.

He holds an MBA from Michigan State University's Eli Broad College of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology/Business from Western Michigan University.

Mr. Benore has been on the LI Board for over 10 years and has been passionate about helping young minds pursue their passion. He brings to Leadership Initiatives his passion for community service and development.