Register NowThis special session will feature a panel of alumni discussing their thought process of deciding on the MBA, selecting a school, and the effects of the Rice MBA on their career trajectory.

Alumni from all three MBA programs (Full-Time, Professionals, Executives) will share their stories of how the Rice MBA changed their career direction and its trajectory. Whether you are looking to change your career by switching industries or you are looking to accelerate your career, hear from those who have been through this. Learn how the Rice MBA and our career management offerings work together to maximize your opportunities.

6:00 – 6:30 PM Admissions Information Session in Shell Auditorium, McNair Hall
6:30 – 7:15 PM Keynote Panel of Rice MBA Alumni - Proven Stories of Using the Rice MBA to Change and Accelerate One’s Career Path
7:15 – 8:00 PM Hors D’Oeuvres and Cocktails, Anderson Family Commons
Welcome from Assistant Dean and Faculty Members

Panel of Speakers


Louis-Phillipe (LP) Fortin Burroughes
Consultant
Alvarez & Marsal- Business Consulting Group
Undergraduate Institution- McGill University (Canada)
B. Eng., Materials Science and Engineering
Graduate Institution – Rice University
Rice MBA for Professionals program - Class of 2012
Prior Job: Lead Operations Manager
GE Energy Services

Shaheen Ladhani
Private Wealth Advisor
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Undergraduate Institution – Rice University
B.A., Psychology and Managerial Studies
Graduate Institution – University of Houston
M.S., Sports Psychology
Graduate Institution- Rice University
Rice MBA for Executives program, Class of 2010
Prior Job: Associate Director, Alumni Relations
Rice University

Jeff MacDonald
Associate, Investment Banking
Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.
Undergraduate Institution – University of Alberta
BS in Petroleum Engineering
Graduate Institution- Rice University
Rice MBA for Professionals program – Class of 2012
Prior Job: Reservoir Engineer
Marathon Oil
  Marysia Norris
Principal Financial Analyst
KBR
Corporate Finance Group – Business Development
Undergraduate Institution – University of Texas – Austin
B.Sc., Civil Engineering, Class of 2002
Graduate Institution- Rice University
Rice MBA Full Time program, Class of 2010
Prior Job: Project Engineer
KBR

Sarah Ofner
Associate Brand Manager
The Coca-Cola Company
Undergraduate Institution – Vanderbilt University
B.A., Communication Studies and Spanish, Class of 2004
Graduate Institution- Rice University
Rice MBA Full Time program, Class of 2010
Prior Job: Marketing Manager
Handango.com

Dan Rodriguez 
Senior Trading Analyst
Calpine
Undergraduate Institution – University of Texas at Austin
BS in Mechanical Engineering
Graduate Institution- Rice University
Rice MBA for Professionals – Class of 2011
Prior Job: Product Manager
GE Dresser