Mr. Success Story

About Me:

Chemical engineer by trade and currently working in one of the largest CPG companies in the world, Mars. I am passionate about using science and technology to make an impact in the world. I want to get an MBA to be on the forefront of world-changing innovation and to scale businesses. I push boundaries and norms and I don’t let the past define me.


Target School: Harvard

Considering: Chicago Booth, Yale, Wharton, Columbia, Berkeley Haas

See More Profiles For: Harvard

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Undergrad Major: Chemical Engineering

GPA: 3.21

GMAT: 720

Age: 32,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Volunteering - Local & Corporate | Competitive Olympic weightlifter (National) | Part-time Start Up Consultant as Project and Product Manager

Work History:

Title: Associate Global Scientist

Industry: CPG

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos

Title: Senior Global Engineer

Industry: CPG

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

Graduated high school with a ~1.6 GPA. Legal trouble at a young age and suffered consequences (at 18). Afterwards I went to college, starting at the bottom. Two degrees, one in Chemical Engineering from UIUC. Pardoned by the Governor of Illinois. Work for Mars, double promotion within 2 yrs. Volunteer, athlete, and start ups part time.

Post MBA Goal:

Management consulting for at least two years and then pivot into a non-CPG industry (tech/healthcare). I would like to start, grow, and scale businesses that intend to provide a clear impact to the world through science and technology. Note: I’m still working on defining my narrative/story/path.


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