Mr. Technology & Community
Investments and technology professional with international experience in asset management and startups. First-generation student that started a data analytics startup in college, that continues to run with a small client base, in addition to working at an investment management shop. Very passionate about education, food, technology, and giving opportunities to those in my community. Seeking MBA to accelerate finance career, advance managerial skills, broaden my network, and eventually transition into entrepreneurship.
Undergrad School: University of Colorado
Undergrad Major: Business
GMAT: 650 Practice Test
Age: 28, Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino
Other Degree/Certification: BSc. in Computer Science (in-progress, finishing)
School Name: University of London
Extracurriculars: President of Board of Directors for Poverty Alleviation Non-Profit, Advisor for Public Policy non-profit implementing financial literacy curriculum into local public school district that is majority URM students
Title: Business Analyst
Industry: Banking & Finance
Length of Employment: 5 yrs, 2 mos
Length of Employment: 7 yrs, 2 mos
Big Life Wins:
Low-income, first-generation growing up, helped get family out of poverty. Have moved up in existing organization a few times, making transition from technology arm to front office of the investment firm. Was sent on assignment to London HQ to help launch new platform for company and lived there for half a year, traveling all over EMEA region.
Post MBA Goal:
Desired Post-MBA Job: Equity Research Analyst at existing firm and move to become Portfolio Manager with long term goal of eventually doing something more entrepreneurial with data analytics and public policy in US and in Latin America and East Africa.