Hometown: Detroit, MI
Undergrad Institution: University of Michigan
Undergrad Major: Communications, Spanish
Pre-MBA Role: Account Manager at an advertising agency
Pre-MBA Company: Union AdWorks
McCombs Organizations: McCombs Ambassador Committee (MAC), Food & Beverage Innovation Club, Wine Club
Fun Fact: My parents took me to the Wizarding World of Happy Potter where I bought a wand...last year.
Why did you decide to join Marketing Fellows? To get access to real world business problems and further develop strategic thinking as it relates to marketing.
Why are you passionate about marketing? Marketing is unique combination of storytelling, creativity, psychology and analysis that's exciting, engaging and challenging all at the same time. I love thinking from the customer's perspective, and understanding how to develop products and initiatives that will resonate with them.
Post MBA Career Goals: Brand Management
Favorite spot in Austin: The flagship Whole Foods store
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergrad Institution: UC San Diego
Undergrad Major: Communication
Pre-MBA Role: Director of Communications and Student Outreach
Pre-MBA Company: Reality Changers
McCombs Organizations: The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, McCombs Ambassador Committee (MAC), Health Innovation Fellows, Graduate Women in Business, Board Fellows, Net Impact
Fun Fact: I jumped off the Macau Tower when it was the tallest bungy in the world.
Why did you decide to join Marketing Fellows? Marketing Fellows gives me the opportunity to learn best practices in marketing and to solve today's marketing challenges with my fellow classmates.
Why are you passionate about marketing? Marketing tells a story and I love that it touches every aspect of the business.
Post MBA Career Goals: Marketing or People & Culture Strategy
Favorite spot in Austin: Summer Moon Coffee - order the Half Moon Latte!
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Undergrad Institution: The University of Notre Dame
Undergrad Major: Science Business
Pre-MBA Role: Project Manger
Pre-MBA Company: OneSource Virtual
McCombs Organizations: Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, Graduate Business Technology Group, Entrepreneurship Society
Fun Fact: In my spare time I love to try out new types of dance classes (hip hop is my favorite).
Why did you decide to join Marketing Fellows? I desire to learn more about marketing within the technology field and also become a better marketer to grow the reach of my own small business, EmbraceBox.
Why are you passionate about marketing? To be most successful in any business, you must have a deep understanding of your target customer and what motivates them.
Post MBA Career Goals: Tech Product Management / Entrepreneurship
Favorite spot in Austin: My couch