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As an incoming student, you probably have lots of questions. Our student ambassadors are happy to tell you anything you’d like to know about the Simon experience. Send any of them a personal email by clicking their name below. Keep in mind our students are currently completing their summer internships and there may be a small delay in response. We thank you for your patience!

Gregory Schneider

Gregory Schneider, Class of 2018

Hometown: Syracuse, NY
Undergraduate School and major: University of Arizona – Psychology
Simon concentrations: Competitive & Organizational Strategy, Finance
Pre-MBA career: United States Marine Corps, Infantry Officer
Favorite thing about Rochester: Proximity to family, the change of seasons, and snow!
Favorite thing about Simon: The diversity, both professionally and personally, of the student population.
Why Simon: I wanted a school that had a challenging quantitative and analytical program where I could develop the business acumen and experience necessary to succeed in the real world.
Simon Clubs:  Simon Veterans Alliance, Net Impact, and Simon Volunteers.

Chris DiGiacomandrea

Chris DiGiacomandrea, Class of 2018

Hometown: Rochester, New York
Undergraduate School and major: SUNY Geneseo - History, Certification in Adolescent Education
Simon concentrations: Competitive and Organizational Strategy
Pre-MBA career: Non-profit Executive
Post-MBA plans: Strategy Consulting
Favorite thing about Rochester: Vibrant City with music, arts, festivals, food, and amazing outdoor activities
Favorite thing about Simon: Availability of the professors and staff - everyone is willing to go the extra mile
Why Simon: Opportunity to take on real leadership and build my skills, as well as contribute to Simon's future
Simon clubs: Consulting, Operations, Technology, and Analytics (COTA), Data Analytics Club, Simon Outdoor Adventure Club, and Simon Net Impact

Treadwell Singfield

Treadwell Singfield, Class of 2018

Hometown: Uniondale, New York
Undergraduate School and major: Georgia State University - BS Physics
Simon concentrations: Finance, Computers and Information Systems, Competitive and Organizational Strategy
Pre-MBA career: Operations Management
Post-MBA plans: Technical Product Management, Business Intelligence Management, General Management (High Tech)
Favorite thing about Rochester: It's only hours from where I grew up
Favorite thing about Simon: The people at Simon are dynamic, intellectual, and welcoming - they are the kind of people that I want in my life beyond my business school journey
Why Simon: Global diversity and quantitative, finance-focused rigor
Simon clubs (anticipated): Graduate Business Council (GBC), The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, Simon National Black MBA Association (SNB), Consulting, Operations, Technology, and Analytics (COTA), Simon Net Impact, Simon Volunteers, Simon Venture Fund, Simon Toastmasters, Simon Outdoor Adventure Club, and Simon Basketball Club

Alyssa Rinck

Alyssa Rinck, Class of 2018

Hometown: Rochester, New York
Undergraduate School and major: Fashion Institute of Technology - Merchandising Management
Simon concentrations: Competitive and Organizational Strategy, Finance
Pre-MBA career: Corporate Retail (Macy's Inc.)
Post-MBA plans: Management Consulting
Favorite thing about Rochester: Wegmans!
Favorite thing about Simon: The comradery and pride among Simonites is absolutely infectious
Why Simon: The Simon community is loyal, dedicated, diverse, and intellectually curious. The Simon curriculum is quantitatively rigorous, but also places emphasis on experiential learning
Simon clubs: Simon Net Impact, Simon Women in Business, Simon UNcorked, and Consulting, Operations, Technology, and Analytics (COTA)

Nessi Harari 2

Nessi Harari, Class of 2018

Hometown: Tel-Aviv, Israel
Undergraduate School and major: Tel-Aviv University - Psychology and Communication
Simon concentrations: Competitive and Organizational Strategy
Pre-MBA career: Internal Consulting and Project Management for NGOs
Post-MBA plans: Management Consulting
Favorite thing about Rochester: The Rochester Public Market on Saturdays
Favorite thing about Simon: The superb and diverse mosaic of people here
Why Simon: Exquisite academic level, amazing leadership opportunities, and the strong feeling that your success as an individual and as a group is important to everyone
Simon clubs: Simon Net Impact, Consulting, Operations, Technology, and Analytics (COTA), Simon Spectrum, and Simon Volunteers

 

 
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