Alyssa Szal

MBA 2020

Alyssa is from Hershey, Pa. In January 2018, she moved to Eden, N.Y., the hometown of her then fiancé. Alyssa married in March 2019.

Prior to becoming a candidate for the UB MBA program she was in the United States Army, completing her undergraduate studies in management from the United States Military Academy. Alyssa was commissioned as an Army officer in May 2016. Unfortunately, due to injury, she was medically separated from the Army in November 2017, at which time she decided to pursue an MBA with a focus in marketing.

“In the process of moving to Western New York, I researched schools in the area and online. I decided that in order to maximize my growth opportunities, I needed an on-campus program, which led me to UB."

MBA Concentration: Marketing Management

Undergrad Institution: The United States Military Academy (West Point)

Undergrad Majors: Business Administration and Systems Engineering

Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Activities, Affiliations and Awards: MBA LeaderCOREā„¢, Neville Proctor Memorial Fellowship, Mary Jane Marshall Stoll Scholarship, UB Veterans Business Association president

Alyssa Szal.

"I was intrigued by the marketing electives that are offered combined with a variety of core classes in comparison to the other schools I considered.”