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Student Ambassadors are current students interested in connecting with prospective students to the Full­time and Evening MBA programs and hosting class visits.

The MBA Student Ambassadors welcome communication and inquiries from prospective students. Please e­mail georgetownmbavisit@georgetown.edu with questions regarding the student culture and community.

Name: Jeffery Ajanee
Hometown: Carol Stream, Illinois
Undergraduate Study: Saint Louis University, Major: International Business and Marketing
Prior work experience: LivingSocial, Production Coordinator
Career interest: Consulting, Strategic Planning
Club affiliations and board positions: President: Gay, Ally, and Lesbian Alliance (GALA); Member: Graduate Student Consulting Club, South Asian Business Alliance
DC­ Neighborhood: Mount Vernon Square

Name: Jenna Balkus
Hometown: Herndon, Virginia
Undergraduate Study: College of William and Mary, Major: International Relations
Prior work experience: International Development/Non­profit – Peace Corps/International Youth Foundation (IYF) Career Interests: Corporate Finance
Club affiliations and board positions: VP of Finance, Finance Club & Net Impact; Student Leader, Global Social Enterprise Initiative; Georgetown Operations and Management Association; Net Impact; Caltrek
DC­ Neighborhood: Dupont Circle

Name: Mike Degenhart
Hometown: Nazareth, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Study: University of Pittsburgh, Major: Chemical Engineering
Prior Work Experience: Engineer for Johnson & Johnson and then at the Department of Defense
Career Interests: Strategy Consulting
Club Affiliations and Board Positions: Graduate Student Consulting Club, Net Impact, Sports Club
DC­ Neighborhood: Old Town Alexandria, VA

Name: Amir Kabir
Hometown: Cologne (Köln), Germany
Undergraduate Study: University of Cologne, Major: Business Informatics
Prior work experience: Legodo ag – Senior IT Consultant, best4nest GmbH – Co­Founder
Career interest: Entrepreneurship, Tech­Strategy, General Management
Club affiliations and board positions: Vice President of Technology – Student Government Board, Georgetown Technology & Innovation Club, MBA Volunteers, Georgetown Entrepreneurship Club
DC­ Neighborhood: Dupont Circle

Name: Prerna Saini
Hometown: Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
Undergraduate Study: Cornell University, Major: Food Science
Prior work experience: Kraft Foods Group­ Product Developer (R&D)
Career interests: Marketing
Club affiliations and board positions: VP of Career Management, Student Government Association; Research Fellow, Georgetown Institute of Consumer Research; Graduate Marketing Association, South Asian Business Alliance; Georgetown Women in Business
DC­ Neighborhood: Glover Park

Name: Jack Walsh Hometown: Marion, Massachusetts
Undergraduate Study: College of the Holy Cross, Major: Chemistry Postgraduate school/degree: Catholic University of America, MS in Engineering Management
Prior work experience: U.S. Navy Submarine Officer
Career interest: Energy, Tech, Logistics, Operations, Finance
Club affiliations and board positions: Georgetown Energy and Cleantech Club, VP of Conference Planning; McDonough Military Association, VP of Admissions; Georgetown Operations and Management; Georgetown MBA Entrepreneurship Club; MBA Golf Club; MBA Partners Association
DC­ Neighborhood: Georgetown/Foxhall Village

Name: Devon R. Weiss
Hometown: Wayland, Massachusetts
Undergraduate Study: Northwestern University, Major: Asian & Middle East Studies, International Studies
Prior work experience: Non­profit research and consulting
Career interests: Strategy & Management Consulting
Club affiliations and board positions: EVP, Business and Government Club; VP of Alumnae, Graduate Women in Business; VP of SFS, Georgetown Energy and Cleantech Club; Graduate Student Consulting Group; Emerging Markets Club; MBA Volunteers
Dual­degree Student: MBA/MSFS

Name: Julie Young
Hometown: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Study: Hamilton College/English major & Spanish minor
Prior work experience: Relay Graduate School of Education – Senior Manager of Operations, Teach for America corps member
Career interest: Consulting
Club affiliations and board positions: VP of Community & Sustainability, Student Government Association, VP of Fundraising, Net Impact, Hoya Cohort Service Representative, Service Corps, Graduate Student Consulting Group; Georgetown Women in Business; Georgetown Wine Society
DC­ Neighborhood: Dupont Circle