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Haas School of Business
"Fortes fortuna adiuvat"
A current MBA student at Haas School of Business, I began my career as a Cal undergraduate aspiring to study the human mind. I have extensive experience in planning, data analysis, and statistics in the fields of psychiatry, cognitive science and psychology.
As a Russian immigrant I was drawn to learn how business impacts the global community and completed senior-level courses at the Haas School of Business. After graduation, I applied my knowledge at a top-tier strategy consulting firm focused on HR strategy.
My growing interest in finance and international business brought me to a leading global aircraft manufacturer looking for a permanent financing solution for its customers and I left San Francisco to help develop and implement a new financing department at Hawker Beechcraft. I spent three years with the firm living in Wichita, Kansas and London, UK and working in over 15 countries around the globe. I've developed a deep expertise in transportation asset-backed structured finance by sourcing and arranging numerous cross-border equipment finance transactions, as well as a passion for aviation.
I'm a strong believer in education as a catalyst for social impact and have volunteered my time as a teacher in the past. I hold a private pilots license and am an avid pilot and enjoy cycling, recreationally and competitively.
Last activity: on 16/05/2016
Joined: on 29/01/2014
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