Graduation: MBA 2012
Organization/Current title: American Airlines, Manager, IT Vendor Relations
Q: Why did you choose the NC State Jenkins MBA program for your graduate education?
A: I chose the Jenkins MBA program because it was considered a great value for money and return on investment, and has lived up to its promise ever since.
Q: How did your experience in the program contribute to your professional achievements and successes?
A: The program helped me switch my career and allowed me to grow professionally, along side working for a Fortune 100 company in supply chain management role — The Jenkins MBA program successfully fulfilled my desire to live and work in the USA.
Q: What do you enjoy most about your time in the Jenkins MBA Program?
A: I enjoyed the small cohort and amazing interaction with faculty.
Q: What do you miss most now that you have graduated?
A: Classmates for sure.
Q: What are a few of the most impactful classes/lessons you learned during your time at NC State?
A: The supply chain management courses, especially the projects done with SCRC.
Q: What advice do you have for prospective Jenkins MBA students?
A: Make sure to leverage the small cohorts and easy access to faculty.
Q: What advice would you give for prospective and current students who are interested in your industry/profession?
A: Look for a school that can give you most value for money and quickest return on your investment while supporting your educational needs.
Q: Could you give a brief explanation of your current line of work, and what has led you to it?
A: I work for an IT procurement manager at a Fortune 100 company, after rotating around other supply chain roles in the same company.
Q: What do you believe is your most interesting accomplishment since graduation?
A: My ability to take career risks and them paying off rich dividends has been my most interesting accomplishment.