Jake moved to Buffalo from Syracuse, N.Y., in 2015 to join his best friend's startup company. This small project was his first exposure to the business world, he was hooked from day one.
Four years later, he feels the UB MBA program has been an incredible resource for sharpening his technical skills, further nuancing his soft skills and introducing him to priceless connections through the network the program provides.
MBA Concentration: Consulting
Undergrad Institution: Buffalo State College
Undergrad Major: Economics
Activities, Affiliations and Awards: LeaderCORE™, UB MBA Case Competition Club, Graduate Management Association President, Global Programs Ambassador, Consultant for the UB MBA Consulting Group, Statistics and Data Modeling Teaching Assistant, 2019 MBA Case Competition Winner, Co-Host of the ‘Manage-A-Bull’ Podcast
“The MBA program has been a monumental stepping stone for me,” he says. “It's provided value for me both personally and professionally. Now I am entering the final year of my program, concentrating in consulting with a focus on data modeling and analytics.”