Mr. Government Procurement

About Me:

I am a contract specialist working for the GSA (Federal Procurement) in Washington D.C., with about 3 years of experience in the role. I will have 4 years when matriculating. I also had the privilege of working on the 2020 Presidential Transition doing procurement and logistics for the incoming administration.


Target School: Ross

Considering: Duke Fuqua, McCombs School of Business, Darden

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Missouri State University

Undergrad Major: Political Science

GPA: 3.53

GRE: 311

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Harvard Business School Online CORe Certificate

School Name: Harvard Business School

Extracurriculars: General Services Administration: Emerging Leaders Program Events Committee (Chair), Ronald McDonald House

Work History:

Title: Contract Specialist

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 8 mos

Title: Presidential Transition Ambassador

Industry: Government / Military

Company: U.S. Presidential Transition

Length of Employment: 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Leading the post-election logistics project for the U.S. Presidential Transition.
– Solely responsible for a moderate dollar value contract.
– Coming from a very rural, poor part of the country and achieving professional success.

Post MBA Goal:

I would like to leverage my federal procurement experience into a retail or manufacturing supply chain and/or general management role. Potentially LDP’s at places like Target, Walmart, Amazon, Nike, etc… I would also like to work to create sustainable supply chains and integrate automation into supply chains and the manufacturing process.


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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 20%

    Mr. Government Procurement – Thanks for posting your profile. Susan Cera here from Stratus.

    I like that you are thinking about how you can leverage your experience in the public sector in a different role in the private sector. Supply chain makes great sense and Ross’ ties to the Tauber Center make it a great pick for you.

    Two areas where I think you can move the needle in terms of your odds of acceptance. First, consider retaking the GRE. While a 311 is good, it is below the averages at the schools you are targeting. Alternatively, you might apply for a test waiver at Ross (they have indicated that they will offer test waivers again next year and if you earned a High Pass with …

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