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Foster Profiles

The Foster community includes a wide range of students, spanning nations across the globe, everyone from undergraduates to senior executives, and from sole proprietors to leaders at Fortune 100 companies. What they all share is a commitment to the Foster mission of applying ingenuity to better humanity, and supporting one another along the way. Here are just a few examples.

Chris Loeffler

Chris LoefflerEvening MBA, Class of 2013

Title: Corporate Development

Company: Indeed.com

The Evening MBA community opened doors for Chris Loeffler’s tech career as he made the shift from marketing to strategy and operations.

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Claire Herting

Claire HertingFull-time MBA, Class of 2021

Title: Senior Replenishment Manager

Company: Walmart

For Claire Herting, Foster’s supportive community means learning from classmates and helping each other to do better as evidenced by Foster’s diverse teams, clubs and experiences.


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Jay Patacsil

Jay PatacsilFull-time MBA, Class of 2022

Title: Student

Company: Foster School of Business

Future BCG Consultant and Full-time MBA student Jay Patacsil describes Foster’s tight knit community and how it allows him to be authentic and create impact.


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Emily Kwong

Emily KwongFull-time MBA, Class of 2022

Title: Student

Company: Foster School of Business

Emily talks about what makes the Foster community stand out — from leadership opportunities to small, intimate class sizes to relatable students who are passionate about something bigger than themselves.


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Richard Zong

Richard ZongEvening MBA, Class of 2021

Title: Associate

Company: McKinsey & Company

From career pivots to life milestones, Richard Zong describes the role of Foster’s supportive community consisting of alumni, teammates and a cohort that helped him grow personally and professionally.


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Julia Robinson

Julia RobinsonEvening MBA, Class of 2021

Title: Pathways Operations Manager

Company: Amazon

Julia moved to the United States to begin a human resources career but quickly discovered that in order to advance she needed to be well versed in core parts of the business. Hear Julia describe her connection to the Foster community and how the MBA experience fueled her career transformation into an operations role at Amazon.


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