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Mr. Post-PE MBA

About Me:

I currently work for a boutique Private Equity firm in the South (AUM <$500 MM) on a direct investing team focused on both control and minority equity investments. To date, I have successfully completed acquisitions in Fintech and Telecom Infrastructure. Prior to this, I worked in Energy Investment Banking at one of the larger banks.


Undergrad School: Texas A&M University

Undergrad Major: Finance

GPA: 3.8

GMAT: 700

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Board positions with two volunteer organizations, Helped found a men's rugby team with a focus on fundraising for non-profits

Work History:

Title: Associate

Industry: Venture Capital

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Title: Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Post MBA Goal:

I plan to continue my career in Private Equity / Venture Capital with an emphasis on control investments in the middle market space.


Target School: Wharton

Status: Open

Considering: Chicago Booth, Kellogg, Columbia, Tuck


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 25%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi, it’s Nisha from mbaMission. It sounds like you’ve had an impactful and progressive finance career, and have attained a coveted position in VC. It’s great to see your non-profit board memberships as well, and admissions officers do value this type of community leadership. What I’d like to better understand: what drives your interest in Private Equity / Venture Capital? In particular, why are you attracted to the middle market space? Any particular industries in this space you’d want to focus on – and if so, why, based on your professional or personal experiences to date? Admissions committees always want to know the WHY behind your goals, so reflect on this interest, your desired impact post-MBA, and how each program will give …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi Mr. Post PE MBA, This is Donna Bauman and your profile reminds is one that I am very familiar with. I have worked with many clients with IB and then PE backgrounds with test scores and academic profiles similar to your profile. To break through the crowd, it helps to understand your story and then share it with admissions in a most compelling way. If I were working with you, I would be spending this spring asking you a lot more questions—what drives your interest in PE? Is there a particular industry you care most about? Why? What problem do you most want to solve – or help get solved in your work? It is in telling adcom more about WHY you are driven …

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