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Mr. Future VC

About Me:

Transplant to Chicago from a rural, poor manufacturing area of the Midwest. Passionate about software and its potential to provide a platform for new economic growth to communities like my home. Now a member of a PE operations team at a tech -focused megafund. Passionate about mentorship in my community and improving educational outcomes.


Undergrad School: Top 15 Public University (US)

Undergrad Major: Finance

GPA: 3.6

GMAT: 750

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Cohort lead for high school/college mentorship program in chicago area for underrepresented first generation aspiring students (3 years).

Work History:

Title: Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Title: Senior Associate, PE Ops

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 9 mos

Big Life Wins:

Leading a successful yearlong value creation program for a $2B Portco; effort became a case study on successful partnership/engagement. Internally, lead an effort to revamp and enhance our diligence evaluation framework for new platform acquisitions. Getting international WE (SA, Europe) as a consultant.

Post MBA Goal:

Short Term: Tech focused VC/growth equity; Long term: joining and scaling early stage startups as an operator, eventually becoming an operating partner at a VC/Growth focused fund.


Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open

Considering: Harvard, Kellogg, Wharton


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 23%

  • MBA Prep School | Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi Mr. Future VC, Kristen from MBA Prep School here. As a “midwesterner by marriage” I like that you have found growth opportunities for yourself while staying connected to the needs of your home community. Making this personal to professional connection can go a long way in catching Stanford’s eye. Your undergrad academics and professional path certainly help, too! On paper you have the stats that the program is looking for. Of course, piecing those components together into a cohesive, compelling story is what demonstrates that you understand how all of these strengths are interconnected and set you up for success in your next act. Make sure you are clear about what you need to make the jump to VC and how it will enable …

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  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi Mr. Future VC! This is Kate Richardson, Senior Admissions Consultant, weighing in on your profile. As you can see from the community’s odds, GSB is hard to predict! I do think you have many elements of a competitive profile there. Your personal story and commitment to community development/economic growth is admirable and will obviously align well with GSB’s mission. It sounds like you’ve had a strong upward trajectory by working at a boutique firm, and I like that you’ve gained international exposure and plenty of leadership roles. Your GPA/GMAT stats look great too. Aside from GSB being hard to predict, I would also think deeply about how you can show that you’re prepared to make the switch to a VC role, as it’s a …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Mr. Future VC – Thanks for posting your profile. Susan Cera here from Stratus.

    I really like your chances at Stanford, especially since you are from the midwest which is an area of focus for Stanford with respect to recruiting and placement. Be sure to check out the Stanford USA Fellowship which offers a full scholarship to several students from the ‘midwest’ who intend to return to the midwest to encourage economic growth!

    You have great stats and solid work. I applaud your commitment to mentorship and hope that you were engaged in similar activities during your undergrad to demonstrate ongoing engagement.

    The key for you will be bringing everything together in a compelling narrative that connects your experiences to date through the GSB to your aspirations in …

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