Mr. Blaze Your Own Trails

About Me:

From studying engineering & pre-med to starting a company in college to working at the lab bench of a Fortune 500 biotech company to, now, leading business development efforts for a SFO-backed PE firm, my early career has taken some unique turns. I am seeking an MBA to hone in and take my career to the next level.


Target School: Chicago Booth

Considering: Kellogg SOM, Darden, Columbia, Harvard, Stanford GSB

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: University of Missouri

Undergrad Major: Bioengineering

GPA: 3.65

GMAT: Shooting for 700+

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Founder, Corporate Sustainability Organization

Work History:

Title: Director, Business Development

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 9 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Coordinated multiple fundraising and growth initiatives for several different investment strategies, totaling $250mm+ raised across 500+ investors.
– Published in a patent application for key research I contributed to the project.
– Founded inter-company sustainability organization and grew international membership from 0 to 700+ members.

Post MBA Goal:

Develop the technical chops and network to pursue ETA (entrepreneurship through acquisition).


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