Mr. Pivoting Pilot

About Me:

Program manager, department head, and instructor with experience leading small to medium teams around the globe. 8 years of experience leading teams that maintain aircraft spread across 5 nations, instructing 160+ aircrew deployed to 3 continents, and planning, executing, and overseeing 100s of hours of global intelligence and operational testing.


Target School: Kellogg SOM

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: United States Naval Academy

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 3.91

GMAT: 740

Age: 30,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Aviation STEM Tour Guide, Forest Service Volunteer, Naval Academy / Transitioning Service Member college mentor

Work History:

Title: Department Head

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Navy

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 3 mos

Title: Instructor Pilot / Mission Commander

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Navy

Length of Employment: 8 yrs, 3 mos

Big Life Wins:

I was selected for a position to lead a counter-terrorism operation in a foreign country with oversight of 30 personnel working alongside 2 other nations’ militaries. Later in my career, I was selected to lead a team to train the Hellenic Navy on how to operate a newly purchased aircraft. Aviator of the Year out of 300plus aviators.

Post MBA Goal:

Coming from a cross-functional leadership position, my goal is to pivot to the technology industry and continue to work alongside high functioning cross-organizational teams as a product manager.


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