Ask an MBA

Want to know more about TCU MBA directly from a current student or alum? Contact these individuals who have volunteered to share their experiences at Neeley.

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Graduation year: 2014

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Brandon Lewis

Contact: blewis2@gmail.com
Current position: AVP, Operations MBA Leadership Program, Bank of America, Dallas
Concentration(s): Supply Chain
Job title prior to MBA: High school teacher and coach, Fort Bend ISD
Graduation: 2014
Undergraduate Institution / Major: Texas A&M University / Civil Engineering
Ask me about: Supply chain, career transition

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Janelle Otero

Contact: janelle.otero@gmail.com
Current position: Senior Associate Brand Manager, Kimberly-Clark, Wisconsin
Concentration(s): Marketing/Brand Management
Job title prior to MBA: Online marketing, Goodwill Industries
Graduation: 2014
Undergraduate Institution / Major: St. Edwards University / Marketing
Ask me about: Brand marketing, the Neeley experience

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Maya Pouncy

Contact: maya.pouncy@gmail.com
Current position: Global Brand Manager, Alcon
Concentration(s): Marketing, Entrepreneurship
Job title prior to MBA: Clinical Sales Respresentative, Johnson & Johnson
Graduation: 2014
Undergraduate Institution / Major: TCU
Ask me about: Career transition, Brand Management, Finding an Internship/Full-time position

Graduation year: 2015

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Ethan Silvers

Contact: ethan.silvers@atkearney.com
Current position: Sourcing Associate, A.T. Kearney, Chicago
Concentration(s): Supply Chain
Job title prior to MBA: Charter School Project Manager, San Antonio, Texas
Graduation: 2015
Undergraduate Institution / Major: Suffolk University / History
Ask me about: Consulting, supply chain, Neeley & Associates Consulting, graduate assistantships, classes, career transition

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Rachel Bryen

Contact: rachel.bryen@oncor.com
Current position: Senior Buyer, Oncor Electric Delivery, Fort Worth
Concentration(s): Supply Chain
Job title prior to MBA: Nuclear electrician, U.S. Navy
Graduation: 2015
Undergraduate Institution / Major: Southeast Missouri State University / Elementary Education
Ask me about: Supply chain, former military, married student with children

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Tuong Vinh Nguyen

Contact: TuongVinhNguyen@gmail.com
Current position: Sr. Analyst – Asset Manager, Bank of the Ozarks – Real Estate Specialties Group
Concentration(s): Finance
Job title prior to MBA: Architectural Designer
Graduation: 2015
Undergraduate Institution / Major: University of Houston, Architecture
Ask me about: Real Estate, International Travels, Career Transition

Graduation year: 2016

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Amanda  Moreland

Contact: amanda.joy.moreland@gmail.com
Current position: Sr. Category Analyst, Dr Pepper Snapple Group
Concentration(s): Marketing
Job title prior to MBA: Non-profit, Washington, D.C.
Graduation: 2016
Undergraduate Institution / Major: University of Alabama / Business Management
Internship: Brand Marketing Intern, Scotts Miracle-Grow Company
Ask me about: Marketing, Consumer Goods, the Neeley experience

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Blake Rustmann

Contact: brustmann@gmail.com
Current position: Sr. Associate Marketing Manager, Essilor of America, Dallas, Texas
Concentration(s): Marketing
Job title prior to MBA: Apex Systems, Austin, TX
Graduation: 2016
Undergraduate Institution / Major: University of Texas / History
Ask me about: Marketing concentration

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Cameron Mitchell

Contact: cameron.mitchell@jpmorgan.com
Current position: J.P. Morgan, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX, Oil & Gas Closing Manager
Concentration(s): Investments, Finance
Graduation: 2016
Undergraduate Institution / Major: Texas A&M University / Marketing
Internship: J.P. Morgan
Ask me about: Finance and Investments

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Carrie Davis

Contact: carriedavis90@gmail.com
Current position: Program Manager Supply Chain Execution at Amazon, Seattle, WA
Concentration(s): Entrepreneurship
Job title prior to MBA: McLane Company, Temple, TX
Graduation: 2016
Undergraduate Institution / Major: Texas A&M University / Supply Chain Management
Ask me about: Entrepreneurship

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David Kole

Contact: dkole0711@gmail.com
Current position: Performance Management Analyst, Oncor Electric Delivery, Dallas
Concentration(s): Supply Chain Management
Job title prior to MBA: Target, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Graduation: 2016
Undergraduate Institution / Major: Louisiana State University, Biological Sciences
Ask me about: Supply chain concentration, non-business undergraduate major, Neeley & Associates Consulting principal

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Heather Jones

Contact: joneshe3@gmail.com
Current position: Sr. Product Manager, Amazon, Seattle, WA
Concentration(s): Marketing & Entrepreneurship
Job title prior to MBA: Sr. Intelligence Analyst with ManTech International in Doha, Qatar
Graduation: 2016
Undergraduate Institution / Major: Texas A&M University-Commerce / Political Science
Ask me about: Consulting, programs for women, Marketing concentration, non-business undergraduate major

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Ivan Chire

Contact: ivanchire@gmail.com
Current position: Amazon, Tampa Bay, Florida
Concentration(s): Marketing
Job title prior to MBA: U.S. Departments of State, La Paz, Bolivia
Graduation: 2016
Undergraduate Institution / Major: Escuela Militar de Ingenieria / Business Administration
Ask me about: Marketing concentration, Supply Value Chain Management, International Student Experience

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Zach Westbrook

Contact: zach.westbrook@blueshieldca.com
Current position: Leadership Development Program Associate, Blue Shield of California
Concentration(s): Finance & Consulting
Job title prior to MBA: Nationwide Medical, Inc., Los Angeles, CA
Graduation: 2016
Undergraduate Institution / Major: American Public University System / Business Administration
Ask me about: Neeley & Associates, student organization leadership, finance, consulting, health care and career transition

Graduation year: 2017

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Chelsea Franklin

Contact: c.e.franklin@tcu.edu
Concentration(s): Marketing, Corporate Finance
Job title prior to MBA: Account Executive, H+K Strategies, Austin, TX
Graduation: 2017
Undergraduate Institution / Major: University of Texas / Public Relations
Internship: Essilor of America, Dallas, Texas
Ask me about: Marketing concentration, Finance concentration, Neeley's emphasis on team work, leadership opportunities

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Colt Miranda

Contact: colt.miranda@tcu.edu
Concentration(s): Consulting, Entrepreneurship
Job title prior to MBA: Wealth Advisor-USAA, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Graduation: 2017
Undergraduate Institution / Major: Northwood / Business Management
Internship: Marketing Intern at Sabre
Ask me about: Entrepreneurship, NSHMBA/Prospanica, Fort Worth, Married student life

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Dan Kamin

Contact: dan.kamin@tcu.edu
Concentration(s): Corporate Finance
Job title prior to MBA: Client Operations Associate at State Street Bank, Boston, MA
Graduation: 2017
Undergraduate Institution / Major: St. Cloud State University / Mass Communications
Internship: Bank of America/Operations MBA Internship Program
Interests: Travel, sports, running, coffee
Ask me about: Finance concentration, married student, moving from out of state, Graduate Student Senate

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Eric Coulter

Contact: e.coulter@tcu.edu
Concentration(s): General Management
Job title prior to MBA: U.S. Air Force, Kadena Airforce Base, Okinawa, Japan
Graduation: 2017
Undergraduate Institution / Major: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) / Aerospace Engineering
Internship: The Kobi Group, Fort Worth
Interests: Family time, running, reading
Ask me about: Former military, married student with children, MBA as aerospace engineering major

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Helga Valentine

Contact: helga.valentine@tcu.edu
Concentration(s): Supply Chain
Job title prior to MBA: RR Donnelly, Chennai, India
Graduation: 2017
Undergraduate Institution / Major: University of Madras (India) / Computer Science
Internship: Global Supply Chain Analyst - Alcon Norvatis Pharmaceuticals
Ask me about: International student, diversity, programs for women, community service

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John Hurdle

Contact: j.r.hurdle@tcu.edu
Concentration(s): Corporate Finance, Marketing
Job title prior to MBA: Goldman, Sachs & Co., Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and New York, NY
Graduation: 2017
Undergraduate Institution / Major: Southern Methodist University / Foreign Language and Literature
Internship: Investor Relations Group at AT&T
Interests: Basketball, Yoga, cooking
Ask me about: Being LGBT at TCU, finance job market in DFW (investment management, M&A, etc.)

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Michael Ferney

Contact: michael.ferney@tcu.edu
Concentration(s): Finance
Job title prior to MBA: Senior Finance Associate, Comcast NBCUniversal
Graduation: 2017
Undergraduate Institution / Major: Brigham Young University/Finance
Interests: Sports, Media & Technology, Real Estate
Ask me about: Accelerated MBA, Finance, Married Student, Relocating to DFW

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Mitch Howe

Contact: m.j.howe@tcu.edu
Concentration(s): Marketing, Strategy
Job title prior to MBA: Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY
Graduation: 2017
Undergraduate Institution / Major: SUNY Potsdam, NY
Internship: Marketing Consultant-DFW Minority Supplier Development Council and Digital Advertising Intern, Simpli.fi
Interests: Sports, XBOX, craft beer
Ask me about: Moving from out of state, changing careers, case competition

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Peter Blair

Contact: peter.blair@tcu.edu
Concentration(s): Marketing
Job title prior to MBA: U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C.
Graduation: 2017
Undergraduate Institution / Major: University of Utah / Mass Communications
Internship: Walmart, Bentonville, AR
Ask me about: Married student with children, career changing

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Roberto Prudencio

Contact: r.prudencioguerrero@tcu.edu
Concentration(s): Supply Chain
Job title prior to MBA: Mediterranean Shipping Company, La Paz, Bolivia
Graduation: 2017
Undergraduate Institution / Major: Universidad Catolica Boliviana / Business Administration
Internship: Pathways Operations Manager at Amazon, Columbia, South Carolina
Interests: Travel, reading
Ask me about: Supply chain concentration, international student adaptation

Graduation year: 2018

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Anna Nguyen

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/nhung.nguyen.9066389
Concentration(s): Marketing & Supply Chain Management
Job title prior to MBA: Brand Consultant
Graduation: 2018
Undergraduate Institution / Major: International Business
Interests: Running and Yoga, Korean movies
Ask me about: Anything about TCU, marketing

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Everett Betts

Contact: everett.betts@tcu.edu
Concentration(s): Marketing, HR/General
Job title prior to MBA: Marine Corps Officer
Graduation: 2018
Undergraduate Institution / Major: Central Michigan University/History
Interests: Reading, sports, hiking, hunting and games
Ask me about: making a career change, evaluating different MBA Programs, application process and moving to Fort Worth for the first time

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Kristen Beehler

Contact: k.j.beehler@tcu.edu
Concentration(s): Finance
Job title prior to MBA: CPT, US Army (Postal Logistics Officer)
Graduation: 2018
Undergraduate Institution / Major: United States Military Academy/BS in Portuguese and Systems Engineering
Interests: Non-academic: tennis and sports; Academic: real estate, wealth management and investments
Ask me about: Finance, Career Transition, Transitioning out of Military

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Terence Lu

Contact: t.c.lu@tcu.edu
Concentration(s): Supply Chain Management
Job title prior to MBA: Senior Project Manager
Graduation: 2018
Undergraduate Institution / Major: Nation Central University/Computer Science
Interests: Reading, travel, exercise
Ask me about: Supply chain management, moving to Texas, questions related to international students

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Tony John

Contact: tony.john@tcu.edu
Concentration(s): Marketing, Consulting
Job title prior to MBA: Associate Consultant, Testing Practice Business Development Team, Capgemini
Graduation: 2018
Undergraduate Institution / Major: SRM University/Chemical Engineering
Interests: Basketball, Travel, Reading
Ask me about: Marketing Concentration, Life at TCU, International Student adaption, Why TCU