Groups MBA Ambassadors
  • Profile picture of Cody Nissen

    Cody Nissen

    Cody grew up in Louisville, Kentucky and graduated from the Naval Academy in 2011 where he studied International Relations. Commissioning into the Marine Corps, he served as an infantry officer in Twentynine Palms, California with 3d Battalion, 7th Marines and 7th Marine Regiment. He also deployed as an Individual Augment with Marine Expeditionary Brigade - Afghanistan to Helmand Province in 2014. Cody will be attending the London Business School this fall as a member of the Class of 2018. During his application process, countless veterans stepped forward instantly and enthusiastically to assist him. Owing much of his success to these individuals, he hopes to share with you the collaborative, genuine fellowship that he experienced.

  • Profile picture of Chuck Robitaille

    Chuck Robitaille

    Chuck earned his B.A. in Economics from UC San Diego in 2007 and immediately went to work as a Mergers and Acquisitions Analyst for a Boutique M&A Advisory and Private Equity Investment Firm. In 2009, Chuck made his first big career move, joining the Army through the College Option Program and earning his commission into Military Intelligence through the Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning. From there, Chuck truly won the duty station lottery, having spent his 7 years of service stationed in Hawaii and Colorado. While a part of the “Tropic Lightning” (3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division), Chuck deployed to Afghanistan, where he served as a Signals Intelligence Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer. Most recently, Chuck spent 18 months in command of the Military Intelligence Detachment for 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), where he deployed to West Africa and supported Special Operations in more than 10 countries around the world. In 2016, Chuck makes his next big career shift, entering the Full-Time MBA Program at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. He is a proud member of the MBA Class of 2018. 

  • Profile picture of Chris Westrom

    Chris Westrom

    Chris graduated from the United States Military Academy at WestPoint in 2008 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He commissioned in the Quartermaster Branch and was stationed in Hawaii, where he served in the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade. As a Support Platoon Leader, he led several teams across multiple functional areas and deployed to Tikrit, Iraq. After the deployment, he moved to Fort Sam Houston, TX, to work as an aide-de-camp for the Commanding General of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command. He is currently deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan with the same General, who is now commanding the CENTCOM Joint Theater Support Contracting Command. Chris is pursuing his MBA at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He would be happy to help any veterans planning on making the transition.

  • Profile picture of Chris Shaw

    Chris Shaw

    Chris is from upstate New York and commissioned as an Army officer from Cornell University. He spent eight years flying the Kiowa Warrior armed reconnaissance helicopter with two deployments to Afghanistan, most recently as the head of his squadron’s intelligence department. He is currently pursuing his MBA at NYU’s Stern School of Business.

  • Profile picture of Chris Ross

    Chris Ross

    Chris graduated from the University of California, San Diego in 2008 with a B.S. in Bioengineering: Pre-medical. In 2009 he enlisted in the US Army under the 18X program. He was selected for and attended the Special Forces Qualification Course, and graduated specializing in Korean and Mandarin Chinese as an 18D. He then served with 1st SFG(A), deploying on missions in Malaysia, Afghanistan, and the Philippines. Chris transitioned out of active duty in 2014 and joined the National Guard as an 18D with 19th SFG(A). He is now pursuing an MBA at Yale School of Management as a member of the Class of 2017.

  • Profile picture of Chris Costello

    Chris Costello

    Chris graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 2011 with a BS in Management. He served as a Deck Watch Officer onboard USCGC SHERMAN in San Diego, CA, completing multiple Eastern Pacific counter-drug and Bering Sea fisheries enforcement patrols. In 2013, Chris received assignment to the Coast Guard’s Maritime Security Response Team in Chesapeake, VA, where he served as a Direct Action Section Assault Force Commander and Deployable Team Leader. He will be joining New York University’s Stern School of Business in fall 2017 as a Fertitta Veterans Program Scholar and looks forward to helping other veterans with their transition process.

  • Profile picture of Chase Magann

    Chase Magann

    Chase attended US Army Warrant Officer Flight Training in 2005 and was commissioned as a Warrant Officer flying the OH-58D.  He completed his BS in Criminal Justice from Troy University, in 2011 while on active duty.  Chase served at various levels of Army aviation with multiple deployments and several thousand hours of flight time.  Chase is using his MBA studies to assist in his transition to a civilian career.  In 2015 he enrolled in Auburn University’s Raymond J. Harbert College of Business full-time EMBA program and will graduate in May of 2017.  Chase enjoys helping other veterans reach their full potential and seeing them succeed.

  • Profile picture of Dennis James

    Dennis James

    Dennis graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2004 with a B.S in Electrical Engineering (Computer Systems Architecture). He served as an infantry officer with the 25th Infantry Division which included a deployment to Baghdad, Iraq. In 2009, he left active duty service to work as a IT strategy consultant. Dennis received his MBA from Columbia Business School in 2013 and currently works for Google out of its New York office. 

  • Profile picture of Deed Ziegler

    Deed Ziegler

    Deed graduated from the University of California, Davis in 2007 with a B.A. in International Relations. He worked in New York after graduation before serving for six years as an officer in the Marine Corps. Stationed in California, he has served in Jordan, twice in Afghanistan, and in Washington, DC as a Sniper Platoon Commander with 1st Battalion, 7th Marines and as an Intelligence Officer. Deed will attend Columbia Business School in 2016.

  • Profile picture of Charles Ragland

    Charles Ragland

    Charles graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2009, where he received a B.S. in Economics and was commissioned in the Infantry. He served as an Infantry Platoon Leader with the 101st Airborne Division, and as a Ranger Platoon Leader and Executive Officer with 3rd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. He deployed four times to Afghanistan. Charles will pursue his MBA at MIT Sloan School of Management as part of the Class of 2017.

  • Profile picture of Charles Mullenger

    Charles Mullenger

    Charles is a 2010 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point where he studied French, Spanish, and Civil Engineering. He served for five years in the Army as a Field Artillery Officer, deploying to Shah Wali Kot, Afghanistan, in RC South as a M777A2 Howitzer Platoon Leader and Logistics Officer. Charles grew up in St. Louis, MO and graduated high school in Tampa, FL where he trained as an international tennis competitor. Upon separating from the military, he interned with a mining and construction company in Nashville, TN. Charles will pursue an MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in the class of 2017.

  • Profile picture of Charles Hill

    Charles Hill

    Charlie is a U.S. Army scout-helicopter pilot veteran who served in eastern Afghanistan and in a variety of leadership roles from Troop Commander to Observer Coach Trainer at the Joint Readiness Training Center. Charlie departed the military after 8 years of service and is now attending Columbia Business School as a member of class 2017. For his summer internship, he will be working with American Express’ Strategic Planning Group, a 25-person team that works on critical internal projects. Charlie has coached several prospective students who successfully earned admittance at top business schools, and he enjoys assisting others in making effective transitions from military to civilian life.

  • Profile picture of Chad Moran

    Chad Moran

    Chad Moran graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2010 with a B.S. in International Relations and commissioned as an Aviation Officer. He attended flight school and is a qualified OH-58D Kiowa Warrior pilot. Chad has served in various roles over the past seven years, including as a platoon leader, executive officer, and troop commander. He has been stationed at Fort Rucker, Fort Campbell and Fort Drum. Chad has one combat deployment to Jalalabad, Afghanistan and one rotational deployment to South Korea. He will be attending Columbia Business School in the fall of 2017.

  • Profile picture of Casey Terrell

    Casey Terrell

    Casey is a 2004 graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point where he earned a BS in Art, Philosophy and Literature with a Minor in Systems Engineering. He received his MBA from Florida State University in 2011 with a concentration in Finance and Marketing. Casey was commissioned into the United States Army as an Armor Officer, serving as an XO until he was medically retired. He has worked in numerous marketing roles with Burger King Corporation, Bloomin’ Brands (Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's, Bonefish Grill and Fleming's) and Pall Corporation. Casey is currently the Vice President of Marketing and Operations for Pinch A Penny Pool Patio Spa, the largest franchised pool retail store in the country, where he oversees marketing and operations efforts for over 230 retail stores throughout the Southeast.

  • Profile picture of Bryan Musk

    Bryan Musk

    Bryan Musk is originally from Dover, New Hampshire.  He graduated from West Point in 2012 with a degree in Systems Engineering and commissioned as an Engineer Officer in the US Army. Bryan spent five years in the Army serving in various positions within the 4th Infantry Division located in Fort Carson, Colorado.  His military career included a variety of leadership assignments and technical roles to include serving as a Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, Senior Liaison Officer, and Battalion Logistics Officer.  Recently, Bryan made the decision to transition out of the military and will attend Cornell University to pursue an MBA and Masters in Systems Engineering.  Bryan will utilize his graduate experience at Cornell to continue improving his skill set as a leader and an engineer. He intends to serve as a Senior Program Manager within Logistics or Engineering for a large-scale company upon graduation.

  • Profile picture of Brian Webb

    Brian Webb

    Brian graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2012 with a double major in International Relations and French. Upon graduation, Brian commissioned as an Infantry Officer and was stationed at Vilseck, Germany. He served as a Rifle Platoon Leader in Afghanistan and as the Battalion S4 for two rotations to Eastern Europe. Brian will be pursuing his MBA at London Business School as a member of the Class of 2019.

  • Profile picture of Brian T. Smith

    Brian T. Smith

    Brian received a B.S. in History from the U.S. Naval Academy and an M.A. from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service in 2007. After his initial training as a Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Officer, Brian was assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Three in San Diego, California. During his time at Mobile Unit Three, Brian deployed to Afghanistan twice as well as to a variety of locations throughout the Middle East during the 2011 Arab Spring. Following his time at Mobile Unit Three, Brian was assigned to the staff at Naval Special Warfare Command. He is currently pursuing his MBA at Harvard Business School.

  • Profile picture of Brett Everett

    Brett Everett

    Brett Everett graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2012 with a degree in civil engineering and was commissioned as an Army Engineer Officer. His first assignment was with a horizontal engineer company at Fort Lewis, WA where he also deployed to Afghanistan. He later worked as a structural engineer at the United States Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District and became a licensed Professional Civil Engineer while acting as the facilities officer at III Corps HQ, Fort Hood, TX. Brett will be pursuing his MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business as a member of the Class of 2019.

  • Profile picture of Brent Radtke

    Brent Radtke

    Brent graduated from Butler University in 2008 with a triple major in Biology, French, and History. While assigned to 2nd Intelligence Battalion at Camp Lejeune, NC, he served as a Section Leader, Plans Officer, and Company Executive Officer. Following his stint in the Marine Corps, Brent continued his intelligence career as a Senior Consultant for L-3 National Security Solutions. He is a passionate traveler (of all seven continents) and basketball enthusiast. Brent will be pursuing his MBA at Harvard Business School as a member of the Class of 2019.

  • Profile picture of Brent Powers

    Brent Powers

    Brent is a 2006 graduate of Duke University and was commissioned through NROTC. He served for eight years as a submarine officer in the Navy. While on active duty, he served aboard USS HOUSTON (SSN-713), forward deployed to Guam, and as an operations and exercise planner in Bahrain on the staff of Destroyer Squadron 50. After almost five years overseas, Brent transferred to Washington D.C. as a submarine tactics analyst at the Office of Naval Intelligence. After leaving the Navy, he earned his MBA at Harvard Business School and is now working as a consultant for the Boston Consulting Group’s London office. Feel free to reach out for questions about living, recruiting, or working abroad!