Doers, Thinkers and Strategizers

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Senior Associates - Second Year Participants

Senior Associates are available for consulting work in a variety of industries. Please see examples of what we can do for you on Our Offerings page.
 


George Chewning

 

 

George Chewning

George Chewning is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. Upon graduation he was commissioned as an Infantry Officer and served in the Army for five years, including a tour in Afghanistan. He has experience leading teams of up to 120 personnel and managing projects for organizations as large as 4,000 personnel. George is pursuing his MBA at the George Washington University School of Business. Concurrently with his MBA candidacy, George serves as the legislative director for the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation – the 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to the establishment of a war memorial on the National Mall.

Summer 2017 Internship: CSRA, Business Development Associate

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Aran Clair

Aran Clair is a 2nd year MBA candidate at the School of Business where he serves as the President of the Consulting Club. Before coming to GWSB he worked in strategy, first for a media company then for a consulting firm that specializes in international development. Aran holds an AB in History from Princeton University where he was an award-winning varsity oarsman. He enjoys running, discovering new podcasts, and all things Cincinnati Bengals-related.

Summer 2017 Internship: Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Corporate Strategy

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Adam Johnson

 

 

Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson is a second-year Global MBA student at the George Washington University School of Business. At GWU he is on the board for both the Consulting Club and Energy Club. This past summer Adam was a Summer Associate at Deloitte Consulting where he worked on a large change management project. He is excited to bring what he learned in his internship back to school, complete is MBA next Spring, and launch his career in consulting.

Summer 2017 Internship: Deloitte, Federal Human Capital Consulting
Accepted Full-Time Offer: Deloitte, Federal Human Capital Consulting

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Maysam Kashipour

 

 

Maysam Kashipour

Maysam Kashipour is a second year MBA student at the George Washington University and he is from Tehran, Iran.

Prior to coming to the US, he had worked in different functions such as corporate strategy, FP&A, and investment analysis for 13 years, helping business find their growth path and be ahead of their competition.

During the MBA program, He is more focused on corporate finance to better prepare himself to become a CFO.

Summer 2017 Internship: Fannie Mae (Continuing Through Fall 2017)

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Weidan Li

 

 

Weidan Li

Weidan Li is currently a Global MBA candidate at the George Washington University in Washington, DC. Weidan did his summer internship for Optimas Solutions, a global company based in Chicago as a corporate finance/strategy consulting intern. During his internship, he successfully worked with capital and cash conversion cycle projects and assisted the finance team to make strategic financial decisions. He received his first master’s degree with a major in International Business Management from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. Prior to joining GW, Weidan Li served as an Assistant Manager at Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance company’s global headquarter in Seoul. He is hoping to combine his marketing experience and MBA education to become a global business leader and make better financial decisions for businesses in the future.

Summer 2017 Internship: Optimus Solutions, Corporate Finance/Strategy Consulting
Full-Time Offer: Optimus Solutions

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Sarah McJury

 

 

Sarah McJury

With a background in nonprofit and international development, I understand the importance of developing sustainable solutions in challenging environments. I’m driven to create these solutions to problems that matter. I’m pursuing my MBA at GW to strengthen my skills in analysis and strategic planning to build a career in strategy consulting.

Summer 2017 Internship: Federal Management Partners Consulting (Continuing Through Fall 2017)

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Jibran Mir

 

 

Jibran Mir

Passionate about client relationship management and developing innovative solutions, I am currently expanding and honing my management experience and expertise with an MBA at the George Washington University. With a keen interest in collaborative problem solving, I love recommending solutions to complex problems and keeping up with changing trends in the consulting community. With a technical education and managerial expertise, I aim to leverage my past experiences to apply a mix of technical-managerial know-how in a consulting space.

Summer 2017 Internship: Aflac

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Jay Nester

 

 

Jay Nester

Jay Nester is a second-year Global MBA student at the George Washington University School of Business. At GW, he led three consulting engagements across the US, Asia, and Africa for clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 10 companies. This summer, Jay worked in Deloitte's Strategy & Operations practice where he provided strategy, data analytics, and learning solutions to international development and healthcare clients. He plans to join Deloitte full time next year as a Senior Consultant in the federal practice.

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Allie Perkins

 

 

Allie Perkins

Passionate about creative problem solving and developing long-term, sustainable solutions to myriad complex business and branding challenges, I am currently honing my consulting and brand management know-how at George Washington University. With five plus years combined experience in global experiential marketing management as well as traditional marketing and PR, I aim to leverage my past experiences and current consulting expertise into the marketing strategy and consulting space.

Summer 2017 Internship: Trustify, Marketing & Strategy Consulting

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Craig Rowlings

 

 

Craig Rowlings

Craig has a professional background in accounting and finance, having begun his career in audit services, he has since progressed onto working in tax and corporate finance. His most recent work was as a senior financial controller for a real estate management firm, in which he was charged with running a multi-million-dollar fund as well as providing financial services to clients. In the future, Craig is looking to leverage his knowledge of finance and accounting to work in a business development and strategy role where business growth is the name of the game. He's a keen fitness enthusiast and loves playing golf or just being outdoors.

Summer 2017 Internship: Urban Boxing DC, Data Analytics

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Sonal Singh

 

 

Sonal Singh

Sonal Singh is second year Global MBA candidate at the George Washington University, focusing in Finance and Leadership Management. Prior to GW, Sonal was consulting for global financial institutions, helping them implement new functionalities, improve business processes, and advising clients on industry best practices. She plans to leverage her consulting expertise to get into a strategy role. In her free time, she enjoys enjoys traveling and learning about different cultures.

Summer 2017 Internship: Paychex, Strategy

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Adnan Tambawala

 

 

Adnan Tambawala

With a strong background in energy management, economic analyses, strategic planning, sustainability, project management, and cross functional collaboration, Adnan intends to utilize his MBA at the George Washington University by engaging and interacting with a bank of people, and to hone his consulting skills through entrepreneurship and innovation.

Summer 2017 Internship: T-Mobile, EDF Climate Corps (Continuing Through Fall 2017)

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Associates - First Year Participants

Associates aim for exposure to myriad consulting work and are available for pro gratis projects across all industries.


Jane Azzinaro

 

 

Jane Azzinaro

Jane Azzinaro graduated The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and a Minor in Leadership Studies. She went on to run the digital presence for 8 different companies in the mid-atlantic region for just shy of 4 years, growing the business by over $8M. Needing a change, she left to start J. Azzinaro Consulting, LLC, a digital marketing consulting company for small and medium sized businesses. She hopes to leverage her MIPC and GWSB experiences to launch into strategic consulting. In her free time, she is a Regional Director for Alpha Kappa Psi, Professional Business Fraternity, overseeing 17 schools in DC, Maryland and Virginia.

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David Brunelli

 

 

David Brunelli

David Brunelli is pursuing strategy and operations consulting in the Middle East. Originally from Franklin, Massachusetts, he graduated from Wesleyan University and spent the past five years working with children with autism in Boston and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. A proficient Arabic speaker, he plans to leverage his extensive knowledge of and experience in the Middle East with a MBA to work for an international consulting firm. He is a New England Patriots fan and loves Cape Cod.

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Kellan Curry

 

 

Kellan Curry

Kellen is currently a Masters of Business Administration candidate with a focus in strategy and operations. He spent eight years in the US Air Force as a weapon systems procurement officer and is a veteran of the Afghanistan war on multiple tours. After graduating from the US Air Force Academy with a B.S. in Pre-Law, Kellen completed his first duty assignment in Washington D.C. where he was named the 2012 Air Force District of Washington Outstanding Contingency Contracting Officer Award for his efforts in Afghanistan. Kellen has most recently worked in the burgeoning cyber security sector in San Antonio, TX where he led a $200M acquisition portfolio delivering encryption and cyber security capabilities to over 3 million Department of Defense personnel. 

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Tay Davis

Prior to coming to GW, Tay Davis was a higher education professional. She started at Howard University overseeing their student experience programs and special projects, and later transitioned to helping develop the Recreational Sports and Fitness programs at American University. Outside of work, she dedicated her time and talents to assisting entrepreneurs, helping found a media production company and an event-based creative collective and consulting firm. She is now pursuing her MBA to move into a career in strategy and innovation consulting with hopes of one day starting her own startup consulting firm.

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Jessica Goodman

 

 

Jessica Goodman

Jessica Goodman is interested in leveraging her public sector experience at the federal and state level with her MBA in a human capital consulting role. Jessica applies her expertise in analyzing the nexus of government regulations and the changing nature of work to help teams attract and retain talented professionals. Most recently, Jessica served as a labor and employment policy legislative assistant for the Committee on Education and the Workforce in the U.S. House of Representatives. Prior to joining the Committee in 2015, she worked in the Virginia General Assembly and the U.S. House of Representatives for a Member of Congress from the Commonwealth of Virginia. Jessica earned her BA in Political Science and Leadership Studies from the University of Richmond in 2012 and is from McLean, Virginia.

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Ubaid Haroon

 

 

Ubaid Haroon

Ubaid Haroon is a first year MBA student (class of 2019) at George Washington University who is interested in strategy and operations consulting for the technology and energy sectors. An entrepreneur who believes in leveraging technology and business for high social impact, Ubaid has led two start-up ventures. He founded Tyche Solar and Geothermal Solutions to provide renewable and sustainable energy solutions to commercial businesses in Pakistan. He also co-founded an elementary school, Eleve School System, focused on improving sub-standard elementary education in Pakistan while facilitating working parents. A Pakistani national, Ubaid holds a Bachelors in Aerospace Engineering from Institute of Space Technology, Pakistan, and a Masters in Engineering Management from Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh.

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Samuel Hoffman

 

 

Samuel Hoffman

MBA Candidate at The George Washington School of Business, with interests in consulting and research in the renewable and alternative energy industry | Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, having served in Cameroon from 2014-2016 in the Agribusiness Sector | Pacific North-Westerner by birth and outdoor enthusiast.

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Saurabh Kapoor

 

 

Saurabh Kapoor

Saurabh Kapoor is currently pursuing MBA from the George Washington University School of Business specializing in IT Strategy Consulting and Information Technology Management. He has worked in the IT Telecom Industry across various functions ranging from Engineering to Business Development and Sales. In his previous role as a Business Development Executive at Aricent, Saurabh managed client and technology engagements with 7 of the top Fortune 100 technology companies. Saurabh hold a Masters in Technology from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India. An undergrad and masters in technology makes him a strong technologist both by inclination and training. During his Engineering role, Saurabh has led various technology development and deployment projects in several countries in the APAC region. He has worked and lived in India, South Korea, UK and USA. Saurabh is a passionate traveler and an avid technology reader.

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Amaan Kidwai

 

 

Amaan Kidwai

Amaan Kidwai is a result oriented Business Development professional with 3 years of experience in SaaS based software sales. He is experienced in sales enablement with a proven track record of consulting stakeholders & upper management, positioning enterprise software, driving sales results, leading team to achieve sales targets, conducting market research & developing go-to-market strategies.

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Alyssa Passarelli

 

 

Alyssa Passarelli

I am a first year MBA student concentrating in management consulting and strategy with 5 years of experience working in teams with consumer-centric financial services organizations. I have managed partner account relationships providing technical assistance and oversight of strategic performance recommendations while also optimizing internal processes to streamline partner account management efforts across a team of 5. I am particularly interested in consulting roles in strategy, organizational development, and human capital.

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Eli Pridonoff

 

 

Eli Pridonoff

Accomplished, hands-on technology leader with experience in enterprise B2B Software Development, Product Development, Business Development, and Client Relations. Eli holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Miami University, and has completed extensive post baccalaureate coursework in Biological Sciences and Computer Science. He is also an avid triathlete and has raced in several international competitions including a Half-Ironman.

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Elizabeth Terry

 

 

Elizabeth Terry

Elizabeth Terry enjoys challenging herself to explore new industries and functions through the eyes of strategy consulting. She's passionate about social enterprise and entrepreneurship. She worked in education, health advocacy, and founded a women-focused athletic apparel startup for inclusive sizes.

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