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Info Session - February 12, 2014 v2Register Now
This 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.

The Jones Graduate School proudly welcomes the Women's Energy Network. Members should select WEN from the registration form to receive free parking at the event.

  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


Faulkner 

Taylor Faulkner / Rice MBA Full Time / Class of 2008
Taylor Faulkner joined ExxonMobil in 2008 and is currently Project Lead for US Revenue & Royalty Accounting, managing the migration of 30 accounting positions to Buenos Aires from Houston. Since joining ExxonMobil almost 6 years ago, Taylor has held a number of positions in planning, reporting, and supervisory for the upstream business and corporate accounting. He holds a BS in Mathematics from the University of Nebraska and prior to attending The Jones School for his MBA he worked as a high school mathematics teacher for 3 years and an outside sales rep for 1 year. He and his wife reside in Houston with their two sons.
Parsley 

Nan Parsley / Rice MBA for Professionals / Class of 2013
Nan Parsley graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2008 with a B.S. in Corporate Communications and a B.A. in Hispanic Studies. After graduation, she worked for Texas Monthly magazine where she started as an intern and worked her way up to Project Manager in their Custom Publishing division, managing clients such as the Greater Houston Partnership and the State of Texas Department of Tourism. In May of 2013, she completed the Rice MBA for Professionals Weekend Program, receiving the Jones Citizen Award and the M.A. “Mike” Wright Award for leadership and commitment to the Jones School. She now works for Sysco Corp. as a Project Manager in their Category Management Project Office (CMPO).
Pantoja David Pantoja / Rice MBA for Executives / Class of 2012
David Pantoja joined Crédit Agricole CIB in 2013 to assist the Acquisitions & Divestitures group with its technical and financial analysis, transaction management and business development efforts. David has over 14 years of oil and gas industry experience, most recently as an Associate Director at Scotia Waterous, working on international and domestic corporate and asset assignments. David holds a MBA in Finance from Rice University, a Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines, and a Master of Science and Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.