Mr. Double Eagle
I’ve been working as a real estate fund accountant for an investment bank for the past 2ish years, and I’ve realized I have no desire to remain in accounting in any capacity. I want to gain more knowledge on that will relate to the entire business as my time spent as an accountant has left a gap. I want to leverage my MBA to switch careers.
Undergrad School: Oklahoma State University
Undergrad Major: Accounting
Age: 27, Ethnicity: White
Other Degree/Certification: Masters of Accountancy , CPA
School Name: Oklahoma State University
Extracurriculars: Play in Golf tournaments as an amateur - Usually just team based such as scrambles or fourballs, Member of Sigma Chi Franternity (Was on Finance Committee for 2 years and was a Assistant Homecoming director for 1 year), Participated in community service events all 5 years as a member
Title: Associate II
Company: Fortune 500
Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 2 mos
Title: Staff 1
Company: Top Firm
Length of Employment: 1 yr
Big Life Wins:
At work: Shifted the cash process for a client to our offshore team to allow our onshore team to take on more responsibility and inspire confidence with our client. Lead team in the process to implement a new software and member of the training development team for it. Personal: This may be too long ago but I did earn the Eagle Scout Rank in Boy Scouts.
Post MBA Goal:
I want to shift my career away from accounting due to the fact that my client interactions have been focused solely on accounting. Now, I’d like to shift to a real estate firm that offers a leadership development program, so that I can have a greater impact on the real estate industry and see different aspects of the firm from a different lens.