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Mr. Refrad

About Me:

I am a Finance Officer for the Army, looking to strategically REFRAD my way into an MBA that will serve as my segway into the civilian world.


Undergrad School: St. Mary's University

Undergrad Major: Finance & Risk Management

GPA: 3.94

GMAT: 700

Age: 24,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Other Degree/Certification: Certified Defense Financial Manager

Extracurriculars: Volunteering, Surfing, and Running.

Work History:

Title: Budget Analyst

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Army

Length of Employment: 4 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Recently engaged and rated number 1 amongst my peers.

Post MBA Goal:

Interested in asset and wealth management as well as private equity.


Status: Open


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 20%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi, it’s Nisha from mbaMission. First of all, thank you for your service! It sounds like you’ve had some good impact as a finance officer AND won the hearts of your fiancee and your peers – great to see! Given your current role and your undergrad background in finance, your goal of transitioning to finance in the civilian sector are logical. Since PE firms typically seek prior investment banking or PE experience, I think investment banking is a suitable post-MBA goal – then, in the longer term, you could transition to PE (or alternatively, go down the path of asset management).

    A couple of other programs I’d look into that are very friendly towards military applicants and strong in finance are …

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