Mr. LGBTQ PM
I’m a 26-year-old gay male, currently working at a late-stage start-up in the retail sector, with over 2,000 employees in Canada and the US. In my role, I am responsible for overseeing network planning and serving as project manager on multiple projects spanning 6 to 18 months. Previously, I worked in quality at an automotive plant with 4 direct reports, leading continuous improvement training and events.
Undergrad School: The University of Texas at Austin (McCombs)
Undergrad Major: Supply Chain Management
Age: 27, Ethnicity: White
Other Degree/Certification: Lean Six Sigma - Green Belt
Extracurriculars: Crisis Text Line Counselor, Organized first Pride Event at manufacturing facility, President of University Chapter Habitat for Humanity
Title: Supply Chain Project Manager
Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 2 mos
Title: Sr. Quality Analyst
Company: Fortune 100 Top 10
Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos
Big Life Wins:
(1) On-boarded a series of 4 outsourced distribution centers to support 25% of overseas product processing. (2) Collaborated with network partner and HQ stakeholders to changeover to new product vendor, resulting in 3% reduction in customer return rate and several million dollars in 5-year pricing reduction.
Post MBA Goal:
Looking to accelerate my career in a corporate strategy role, with long term goals of serving as a COO or CEO. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time at a start-up for the past 2 and a half years, but realize that additional time spent in a managerial role at a Fortune 100 company would benefit me before returning to the world of start-ups.
Target School: Ross