Q:Where is your hometown?
A:Lévis, Québec, Canada
Q:What did you study at the D'Amore-McKim School of Business and what is your graduation year?
A:MBA, Investment Finance Track, 2017
Q:What did you do in your corporate residency? What were your responsibilities? How did you impact the business?
A:I was a Multi-Asset Product Management Analyst at Wellington Management. My responsibilities included developing client reports, readying Wellington systems for product launches and changes, attributing and monitoring product performance, and writing monthly investment and market commentaries.
Q:What skills are you building at D'Amore-McKim that you are using in your corporate residency or will use in your future career?
A:I've developed networking, time management, strategy, and analysis skills.
Q:What was the biggest take-away from working toward your MBA at Northeastern? What can you do today that you couldn't do before you started your MBA?
A:My biggest takeaways are to be yourself, network, and work hard – people will take notice. I greatly developed my strategic and analytical skills by being extremely curious and asking the “whys”, not just the “whats”. I also improved my communication skills by learning the ideal communication vehicle for the type of question or message I am sending.
Q:What was your most valuable experience?
A:My most valuable experience was my corporate residency at Wellington Management.
Q:Why did you choose D'Amore-McKim?
A:For the corporate residency experience.
Q:What would you say to a prospective student considering D'Amore-McKim for their business degree?
A:The corporate residency is the perfect complement and competitive edge to a rigorous course load.
Q:Where do you see yourself in 5 – 10 years?
A:Manager or director in buy side at a financial firm.
Q:How has D'Amore-McKim helped you to become more?
A:I gained tremendous experience and made a name for myself at a highly reputable firm, who sponsored me for an H-1B. A dream come true!