2022 Best & Brightest Online MBA: Amanda Cardoso Moyeno, University of Cincinnati (Lindner)

Amanda Cardoso Moyeno

Carl H. Lindner College of Business, University of Cincinnati

“Military Wife, Mother, leader, proactive, creative, adaptive, Brazilian-American, honest, confident, attentive, adventurous, responsible, organized, builder.”

Age: 29

Hometown: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Fun fact about yourself: I have launched two online businesses. The first online business I started sold all-natural and organic beauty products inspired by New Orleans and the second business sold religious bracelets and pendants.

Undergraduate School and Degree: I studied Business Administration at Faculdade Visconde de Cairu (FVC), Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.

Where are you currently working? I work for a non-profit organization; the Fort Hamilton Community Spouses’ Foundation (FHSCF) and my role is Social Media Marketing Manager.

What achievement are you most proud of in your professional career? I’m proud to have planned and executed a 30-day social media marketing campaign that made my foundation’s thrift store more visible through the acquisition of new clients which led to an increase in foot traffic and revenue.

Why did you choose this school’s online MBA program? We are a military family and we move to a new place every one to two years. This MBA program has been great for me because it allows me the freedom to keep studying and provides me the opportunity to invest in myself and my family. This program aligns perfectly with my lifestyle and provides the high-quality education that I desired from an online MBA program.

What was your favorite part of being in an online MBA program? The ability to study anywhere and the flexibility to accommodate untraditional graduate students.

What was the most surprising thing about an online learning environment? The chance to interact with incredible people in the online learning environment.

How did your online experience compare with your in-the-classroom experience as an undergraduate student? I experienced less stress, but it doesn’t mean there was less work to do. It is just more practical.

What is your best piece of advice to an applicant for thriving in an online MBA program? Be organized; remember all your due dates, read the announcements, and read the syllabus. Always hit the bottom “To Do” on Canvas to check if you are missing any assignments.

What would you change about an online MBA Program? So far, absolutely nothing.

How has your online education helped you in your current job? My online education helped me a lot in my current job. Specifically, the marketing courses I have taken have helped me tremendously.

Did you earn a promotion while in the program or immediately after graduation? Yes! During the program, I earned a promotion. I initially worked at our foundation as the thrift store’s Social Media Advertising. After the successful social media marketing campaign I launched, I was promoted as our foundation’s Social Media Chair and Social Media Marketing Manager.

Number of Hours Per Week Spent On Online MBA: 15 hours per week.

What is your ultimate long-term professional goal? My ultimate long-term professional goal is to become an E-commerce Marketing Director.



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