Mr. Operations Manager
Former aspiring medical school applicant who transitioned to considering business school as a possibility after working for the family business. I currently manage a team of 20+ drivers providing non-emergency medical transportation to Medicaid/Medicare clients and have ultimate responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the city I manage.
Undergrad School: Think Vanderbilt/Rice/Emory/WashU
Undergrad Major: Neuroscience & Biology Double Major
Age: 27, Ethnicity: Black or African American
Other Degree/Certification: Certificate in Public Health
School Name: Flagship State Graduate Public Health Program
Extracurriculars: Rapping/Making Music, Alumni Interviewer, Local Food Bank volunteer
Title: Operations Manager
Company: Medium-Sized family business co-founded by my older brother with operations in 5 cities and counting
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 10 mos
Title: Customer Account Representative
Industry: Banking & Finance
Company: Top Firm
Length of Employment: 2 yrs
Big Life Wins:
I’m the first person in my family to graduate from college and graduated high school with my Associate’s degree along with my high school diploma. I got through a years-long depression to help the family business and improve revenue for the city I manage by 67% while simultaneously improving trip performance and decreasing driver turnover.
Post MBA Goal:
I wish to gain the analytical and presentation skills needed to attain a brand management position within a CPG or tech company post-MBA. Long term, I wish to become a C-Suite executive with responsibility for global marketing strategies.