Mr. Transitioning Army Engineer

About Me:

8 years in the military as an Engineer Officer with experience leading groups of 30-120 individuals. I had the opportunity to attend graduate school for 2 years immediately after undergrad to conduct defense research pertaining to hypersonics at Purdue. I enjoyed my time as an engineer but would like to transition to a more business-oriented role.


Target School: Harvard

Considering: Wharton, MIT Sloan, Duke Fuqua

See More Profiles For: Harvard

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: West Point

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering with Honors

GPA: 3.95 (Summa Cum Laude and Top 3% of class)

GMAT: 730

Age: 31,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: M.S. Mechanical Engineering (3.6 GPA)

School Name: Purdue University

Extracurriculars: Volunteer College Mentor on Scholarmatch-helping first generation college students through college application process, Conducted mechanical engineering research in undergrad and grad school to produce 3 conference paper publications and presentation, Youth group Church Mentor

Work History:

Title: Company Commander

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Army

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 3 mos

Title: Engineer Operations Officer

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Army

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 3 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Selected to teach at West Point in the Mechanical Engineering Department. This was a huge honor and a “full-circle” goal that would give me the chance to give back to a place that has given me so much. Ultimately decided to transition out of the Army because of my and my family’s desire to settle down.

– Have been able to visit 15 US national parks

Post MBA Goal:

I’d like to leverage my technical and military background to do MBB consulting in the aerospace/defense industry.


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