Jorge Plancarte joined the United States Army from his hometown of San Jose, CA. While on active duty, he was stationed in Fort Stewart, GA serving as an M1A2 Armored Crewman (Tanker) and spent time in Eastern Europe in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. After leaving active duty, he moved to Chicago to attend DePaul University where he graduated with a Bachelors in Finance, focusing on investments. Jorge currently resides in Austin, TX working for a global investment management firm. He plans on attending grad school and will be studying for the GMAT.