Best & Brightest MBAs: Class of 2017

Members of Poets&Quants’ Best & Brightest MBA graduates of 2017

CLASS OF 2017 BEST & BRIGHTEST MBAs

Name School Hometown Employer
 Sally Lambert  MIT (Sloan)  Concord, MA  Undecided
 Lauren Montagne  University of North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler)  Raleigh, NC  Bain & Company
 Jamen Kyle Miller  University of North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler)  Hickory, NC  Clark Realty Capital LLC
 Adam Maddock  Northwestern (Kellogg)  Ellicott City, MD  T-Mobile
 Jared Scharen  Northwestern (Kellogg)  Ellicott City, MD  eRetirements.com
 Sylvia Banda  Notre Dame (Mendoza)  Carmel, IN  Dimensional Fund Advisors
 Abigail Oduro  Notre Dame (Mendoza)  Accra, Ghana  Corning
 Ward Wolff  New York University (Stern)  San Francisco, CA  Undecided
 Matthew Nordman  Ohio State (Fisher)  Columbus OH  Nationwide Insurance
 Tada Yamamoto  Ohio State (Fisher)  West Chester, OH  McKinsey
 Ashley Thomas  Oxford (Said)  Colorado Springs, CO  Undecided
 Andrew Brennan  University of Pittsburgh (Katz)  Pittsburgh, PA  Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation
 Lamis Sleiman  Purdue University (Krannert)  Zahle, Lebanon  Amazon
 Ravi Teja Jagarapu  Purdue University (Krannert)  Visakhapatnam, India  Undecided
 Caitlin Crotty  Rice University (Jones)  McLean, VA  Deloitte Consulting
 David A. Distant  University of Rochester (Simon)  Hartsdale, NY  Citi
 Jorge Rosales Carpio  University of Rochester (Simon)  Lima, Peru  Simon-Kucher & Partners
 Michael Jay Orr  Southern Methodist University (Cox)  Corona, CA  Hershey Company
 Kate Archibald  Stanford GSB  Denver, CO  Undecided
 Federico Mossa  Stanford GSB  Sardinia, Italy  Netfix
 Sebastian Serra  Stanford GSB  Mexico City, Mexico  Undecided
 Timothy Carreon  University of Texas (McCombs)  Dallas, TX  Amazon
 Caitlin Goodrich  University of Texas (McCombs)  Seattle, WA  Deloitte Consulting
 Isabel Chirase  Texas A&M (Mays)  Amarillo, TX  Deloitte Consulting
 David St. Bernard  University of Toronto (Rotman)  Scarborough, Ontario  Bennett Jones LLP
 Alex Walker Turner  University of Toronto (Rotman)  Burlington, Ontario  McKinsey
 Hady Barry  U.C. Berkeley (Haas)  Conakry, Guinea  Undecided
 Kelly Deutermann  U.C. Berkeley (Haas)  Healdsburg, CA  U.S. Coast Guard
 John Moore  U.C. Berkeley (Haas)  Chino Hills, CA  Bain & Company
 Grace Guo  U.C. Davis  Chifeng, China  AT&T
 Christian Johnson  U.C. Irvine (Merage)  San Clemente, CA  Edwards Lifesciences
 Lynn Compton  UCLA (Anderson)  Boulder City, NV  McKinsey
 Colleen Thomas  UCLA (Anderson)  South Holland, IL  Accenture Strategy
 Helen ‘Mollie’ Hartung  USC (Marshall)  Los Angeles, CA  Amgen
 Laju Obasaju  USC (Marshall)  Bellmore, NY  AT&T
 Caroline Collins  Vanderbilt University (Owen)  Bloomfield Hills, MI  Microsoft
 Buzz Becker  University of Virginia (Darden)  Bixby, OK Hexagon Energy
 Molly Duncan  University of Virginia (Darden)  Greensboro, NC  McKinsey
 Lydia Islan  University of Washington (Foster)  Riverside, CT  Boston Consulting Group
 Vanessa Kritzer  University of Washington (Foster)  Seattle, WA  Microsoft
 Joshua Rodriguez  University of Washington (Foster)  Killeen, TX  Goldman Sachs
 Markey Culver  Washington University (Olin)  St. Louis, MO  The Women’s Bakery
 Conn Q. Davis  Washington University (Olin)  East Prairie, MO  Bain & Company
 Kyle Brengel  Wharton School  Richmond, VA  McKinsey
 Mary Gamber  Wharton School  New Canaan, CT  The Bridgespan Group
 Saba Shafi  Wharton School  London, UK  Undecided
 Jessie Wright  University of Wisconsin  Minneapolis, MN  New York City Ballet
 Kaitlin Koga  Yale SOM  Pearl City, HI  Undecided
 Claire Lee  Yale SOM  Seattle, WA  Deloitte Consulting
 Katy Mixter  Yale SOM  Weston, MA  Boston Consulting Group