I am a 2L at Fordham University School of Law with a background in Information Technology, Project Management, Strategic Consulting, and Entrepreneurship.
Food and wine- food is one of my primary interests in life. I enjoy cooking and have worked as a cook, caterer, and pastry chef. I am an expert on top restaurants in and around NYC. I have given classes on cooking, beer, and wine appreciation. I have toured wineries and restaurants on five continents. I am not just a foodie; food is my passion.
Bowling- I have competed in and won several tournaments and leagues. At the height of my bowling career, I had a 217 average. I also started a bowling club at Babson.
Improv Comedy- I have taken classes and occasionally perform long form improvised comedy in NYC.
Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity- I held several positions as an undergrad and currently serve as the president of the alumni board.
Bridge- I have played bridge for over 10 years and have attained Junior Life Master status through tournaments.
Tennis- I have played tennis since I was five.
To use my business experience, business and legal education, and entrepreneurial drive in a dynamic, innovative firm with a cooperative environment that rewards innovation and results
I spent a semester abroad at Sabanc . I also attended the International Management and Industrial engineering Summit (IMIS). I had a 3.63 GPA at Sabanc . My most valuable experiences were interacting with the Turkish students and professors, traveling throughout the country, and all the friendships I made with students from around the world (I was the only American student there).
Aug 2012 - Present
Attending Fordham on a merit scholarship. Cumulative GPA 3.33.
Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Journal
Sep 2004 - May 2008
Bachelor of Science
Concentrations: Legal Studies (3.92 GPA) and Global Business Management (3.84 GPA)
Presidential Scholar, Dean's List, Magna Cum Laude, 3.55 Cumulative GPA
Jul 2005 - Aug 2005
I took a summer course in spoken Arabic from one of the world's foremost experts, Omar Othman. I also traveled throughout the country and took a trip to Jordan.
Jul 2002 - Aug 2002
I attended the Oxford Advanced Summer Program, run by Oxford University. I took courses in International Relations and International Business Management, with a 3.83 GPA. I met students and professors from around the world and participated in trips throughout England. I participated in the student debates and was elected the best debater.
Jul 2008 - Jun 2011
I worked as a project manager in Integrated Technology Delivery, part of Global Technology Services and Strategic Outsourcing. I was responsible for planning, executing, and evaluating IBM's efforts to supplement or replace in house IT services. My primary job responsibilities were to manage the scope, budget, and schedule of the project, communicate with all stakeholders, and manage an international technical team.
Apr 2007 - Feb 2008
Founder and CEO
KitchenShare was a company I started with a friend of mine from school. The company developed a social networking site for people who like to cook, complete with recipes, videos, a fully functional integrated marketplace, and many other functions. My partner ran the website, while I communicated with potential marketplace users, attended conventions, solicited media coverage, and handled the financial and legal aspects of the business. I learned more from running KitchenShare than I have from anything else I have done thus far.
Jun 2004 - Jan 2007
Subcontractor- Freelance Content Developer
I have creaded and edited several high school and college level online courses for Thomson using Lectora Publishing Suite. Since I was working freelance, I set my own hours and had to manage my own time and resources to get the job done. By the third course, I was also asked to teach others how to create an effective online course and to edit their work.
May 2006 - Sep 2006
At academic business advisors, I worked on several major projects in a variety of capacities. On one project, I worked on a two man consulting team for one of the world's largest testing companies. I was in charge of putting together financial projections for all of their international products and assisted in developing a comprehensive strategic plan for their international division.
Dec 2004 - Jan 2005
I worked as the intern for the Advocacy department of Consumers Union, the publishers of Consumer Reports magazine. The largest project I was given was to compile a database of the advocacy laws and regulations in every state and major city within the United States.