Full-Time MBA Candidates from the Class of 2016 


Whe​n you become an MBA candidate at DePaul, you join a unique group of students who are
 diverse, driven and dedicated to transforming the world as we know it. The Class of 2016 is no exception, with candidates enrolling from seven countries and representing fields as varied as mechanical engineering, marketing, accounting, finance and environmental anthropology. 

Our students have extraordinary
goals and seek to make a difference through careers in health care management, sustainable business consulting, entrepreneurship and human resources. With an average of nearly five years of work experience, DePaul’s MBA Class of 2016 mixes real-world knowledge with academic achievement. Our students are primed to leverage the university’s strong connections in the corporate community and a business alumni network of more than 56,000​ to help them reach their goals. ​So without further ado...meet the full-time MBA Class of 2016.

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Kelly Coffman


Hometown: Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Undergraduate Degree: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Psychology
MBA Concentration: Human Resource Management
Internship: Ernst and Young

 

 

Allison Cohen


Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
Undergraduate Degree: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Management and Human Resources
MBA Concentration: Business Development

 

 

Katelyn Dallas


Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Undergraduate Degree: Emory University, Middle Eastern Studies and Political Science
MBA Concentration: Leadership and Change Management and Human Resource Management

 

 

Lynn Finley


Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Undergraduate Degree: Washington University in St. Louis, Psychology
MBA Concentration: Brand and Product Management

 

 

Darrin Gugala


Hometown: Griffith, Indiana
Undergraduate Degree: Purdue University, Electrical Engineering
MBA Concentration: Business Strategy

 

 

Xuan (Gloria) Guo


Hometown: Chongqing, China
Undergraduate Degree: Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Fashion Design and Engineering
MBA Concentration: Brand and Product management

 

 

Margaret Hathaway


Hometown: Tempe, Arizona
Undergraduate Degree: Georgetown University, Science, Technology and International Affairs
MBA Concentration: SEV, Operations Management

 

 

Tara Hermon


Hometown: Naperville, Illinois
Undergraduate Degree: University of Illinois at Chicago, Biology
MBA Concentration: Health Sector Management

 

 

Brian Hiller


Hometown: Walled Lake, Michigan
Undergraduate Degree: The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Political Science and History
MBA Concentration: Applied Economics and Operations Management

 

 

Meredith Holland


Hometown: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Undergraduate Degree: University of Minnesota, Economics
MBA Concentration: Leadership & Change Management

 

 

Nathan Hopkins


Hometown: Midland, Michigan
Undergraduate Degree: Michigan State University, Retailing
MBA Concentration: Marketing

 

 

Akash Juneja


Hometown: Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Undergraduate Degree: Thapar University, B.Tech Mechanical
MBA Concentration: Finance

 

 

Diana Kaiser


Hometown: Wheaton, Illinois
Undergraduate Degree: University of Dayton, Biology
MBA Concentration: Health Sector Management

 

 

Jamie Ghia Mei Khoo


Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Undergraduate Degree: HELP University, Psychology
MBA Concentration: Finance

 

 

Jonathan Kim


Hometown: Chino Hills, California
Undergraduate Degree: University of California, Riverside, History
MBA Concentration: Management Information Systems

 

 

Tanner Krause


Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
Undergraduate Degree: Loyola University Chicago, Finance, Economics
MBA Concentration: Leadership & Change Management

 

 

Han-chieh (Esther) Kuo


Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan
Undergraduate Degree: National Taiwan University, Chinese Literature
MBA Concentration: Marketing

 

 

Mason Marion


Hometown: Ellwood City, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Degree: Penn State, Interdisciplinary Business with Engineering and Finance
MBA Concentration: Finance
Internship: FocalPoint Partners, LLC

 

 

Pablo Martin


Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico
Undergraduate Degree: Tecnologico de Monterrey, Industrial Engineering
MBA Concentration: Operations Management

 

 

Ryan Moriarty


Hometown: Yorktown, Virginia
Undergraduate Degree: Old Dominion University, Physical Education - Concentrated in Sports Management
MBA Concentration: Finance

 

 

Atuh Mudoh


Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Undergraduate Degree: DePaul University, Accounting
MBA Concentration: Accounting

 

 

Geoffrey Nyheim


Hometown: Sacramento, California
Undergraduate Degree: University of California, Berkeley, Political Economy
MBA Concentration: Management and Business Development

 

 

Ryan O'Neill


Hometown: Orland Park, Illinois
Undergraduate Degree: Dartmouth College, Engineering Sciences
MBA Concentration: Sports Management

 

 

Lee Rittgarn


Hometown: Oswego, Illinois
Undergraduate Degree: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Chemistry
MBA Concentration: Finance

 

 

Somya Saxena


Hometown: New Delhi, India
Undergraduate Degree: Amity University, Engineering - Computer Science & Technology
MBA Concentration: Marketing Strategy & Planning

 

 

Emily Schock


Hometown: Wheaton, Illinois
Undergraduate Degree: Taylor University, Developmental Economics
MBA Concentration: Behavioral Finance

 

 

Alexander Tagerman


Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
Undergraduate Degree: Boston College, Management - Concentrated in Finance and Accounting
MBA Concentration: General Business

 

 

Rashmi Tenneti


Hometown: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Undergraduate Degree: Osmania University, Computer Science and Engineering
MBA Concentration: General Business

 

 

Michael Waldron


Hometown: Wheaton, Illinois
Undergraduate Degree: University of Iowa, Accounting
MBA Concentration: Finance

 

 

Gengyan Xu


Hometown: Shandong, China
Undergraduate Degree: Shandong University, International Business
MBA Concentration: Financial Analysis
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