Mr. Nonprofit Social Entrepreneur

About Me:

Started a for-profit social impact tech company that connects donors to nonprofits. Realized a passion for working with nonprofits through my work at my startup. Now positioning company to be sold.


Undergrad School: Top 15 Business Program

Undergrad Major: Finance

GPA: 3.7

GMAT: 740

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Founding board member and treasurer of nonprofit reducing animal suffering through technology, which eventually failed, Elected president of business school finance society during undergrad, Triathlete training for iron man

Work History:

Title: Founder & CEO

Industry: Technology

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 6 mos

Title: Project Engineer

Industry: Manufacturing

Company: Subsidiary of Marmon Holdings (Berkshire 'Powerhouse 5')

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Big Life Wins:

Startup was accepted in a top 10 accelerator program and has been featured in several top-tier publications.

Post MBA Goal:

Social entrepreneurship. Want to study entrepreneurship and nonprofit management with a long-term goal of founding a nonprofit focusing on a cause that is personal to me and my family. Through my experience starting a nonprofit I have seen how hard it is, and want to use my MBA to get it right next time.


Target School: Harvard

Status: Open


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Mr. Nonprofit Social Entrepreneur,
    Thanks for posting your profile. This is Debbie Choy, Senior Consultant at mbaMission. Congratulations on your startup getting accepted into a top 10 accelerator program and the publicity in the media! Your experiences starting (and hopefully selling) your company would be interesting to HBS, I also like your robust academic track record (strong GPA and GMAT). As well as your strong extracurricular activities. When putting together your HBS essay, be sure to go beyond the achievements on your resume and share with AdCom more of your inner thinking and what drives you. Also consider sharing some personal stories that may have influenced your passion for the nonprofit and entrepreneurial areas. This will help you stand out from the crowd. I think …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hey Mr. Nonprofit Social Entrepreneur, it’s Lisa Cummings of Stratus Admissions. I like what I see in this short profile and with more detail and information, I bet adcomms will too. Your stats are in line with HBS and other top schools, and you have solid extracurricular activities , including leadership roles. You have had great success in your startup, something that eludes many entrepreneurs. What are your plans for your company – do you hope to sell it or hand over the reigns to a successor while you are in school? It looks like you want to start a new company upon graduation – will that build upon your current venture or go in a new direction? Think about how …

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