Katharine is motivated to help businesses have a positive environmental impact. She is especially interested in sustainable agriculture and supply chain decisions that affect land use practices. A former environmental education instructor and sustainability project manager, Katharine has experience with solar energy, carbon emissions reduction, recycling, and local food aspects of sustainability. Outside of work and school, Katharine enjoys ice hockey and exploring new scenery.
Andrea is a first year MBA student at the Ross School of Business. Within Ross, she is an admit of the Tauber Institute for Global Operations and is emphasizing her studies in the operations, strategy and general management fields. Prior to starting business school, Andrea worked as the Head of Marketing at a boutique commercial real estate advisory firm, where she was responsible for building out the marketing platform and managing every aspect of the firm’s marketing. Andrea has a Bachelor of Science in Genetics and Plant Biology from the University of California, Berkeley, which is fueling her goal to bridge the gap between science and business.
Ariel is excited to build off of her engineering and manufacturing experience and expand her operations skills. She loves the impact that can be created by solving complex operational problems. Ariel participates in the Tauber Institute for Global Operations and is passionate about positive and inclusive leadership. She also enjoys camping and choreographing in the contemporary dance style.
Doug comes to Ross after a career in production engineering at a chemical plant where he honed his passion for strategic problem solving and leading groups with diverse backgrounds. He is excited by the intersection of technology, data, and manufacturing with career interests in Strategy & Operations. Doug is also part of the Tauber Institute for Global Operations and is excited by the opportunity to help fellow Rossers understand the role of Operations in the global economy. In his spare time, he loves to hike with his wife and puppy and to play sports!
Morgan comes to Ross with a background in Engineering and Consulting where he previously worked in technology implementation. He is a member of the Tauber Institute for Global Operations and has a passion for working in teams and using data analysis to solve large, complex problems. He is excited to be a part of the Strategic Operations Club and to help Rossers understand how Operations plays a role in all aspects of management.