Mr. Data & Strategy
During college and the first few years working, my family had major setbacks – essentially falling apart, and I was able to push through and land an entry-level position at a top company and gain acceptance to a part-time master’s program at Georgetown with little support.
Undergrad School: Midwest State School
Undergrad Major: Double Major in Biology and Economics
GMAT: 710 (estimate)
Age: 27, Ethnicity: White
Other Degree/Certification: MS
School Name: Georgetown McDonough School of Business
Extracurriculars: Published author, Spearheaded volunteering initiative that gained nationwide adoption for department, Started a nonprofit in undergraduate
Title: Associate (Internal Strat, Product Management, investment research - first year)
Industry: Banking & Finance
Company: Fortune 500
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos
Title: Product Management, Business Dev
Company: Large Private Fintech
Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 2 mos
Big Life Wins:
1) Was able to negotiate working between NYC and DC and completed a part-time master’s degree while completing a challenging entry-level training program. 2) Built an analytical tool that generates firm millions in trade flow for current BB that I work at. 3) Helped close a multi-million dollar deal with the White House for the first time in decades at my firm.
Post MBA Goal:
Long term, I want to enter the political arena. Short term, I want to work in VC with perhaps a couple of years in banking beforehand. I am passionate about medical technology and fintech, with my strongest background being in financial technology. The MBA would round out my skills and offer a fresh network.
Target School: Harvard