MBA Student Profiles

Learn about our diverse student body and hear what they have to say about the Fisher International MBA program.

The MIIS Experience in 60 Seconds

Find out what about the MBA program gave Charley Ruegger a competitive advantage over students from other schools in this weeks' episode of "The MIIS Experience in 60 Seconds."

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Matt Gleason

Fast Fact:  Matt competes in Tough Mudder courses, some of the most brutal 7-12 mile obstacle courses in the country.  Think freezing-cold water traps, giant walls, mud runs and more!

“The Yellow Ribbon program is an admirable program and my attendance at MIIS would not be possible without it..."

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Megan Christenson

Fast Fact: Megan taste tested several species of insects while living in the Ecuadorian Amazon in 2011.

“Business skills and tools are incorporated into subjects like sustainability, international development, and design thinking...”


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Adam Kirk

Fast Fact: Adam served in the Peace Corps, working with government units in rural Albania assisting in the development of tourism and waste management-based improvement projects.

“The best part about the MBA program at MIIS is its intimacy; that my professors are approachable and accessible...”

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Benjamin Couch

Fast Fact:  Ben spent six months working on a social business model development project in Rajasthan, India for Traditional Medicinals, an herbal tea company. 

“I come away with a much richer perspective on global business than before...” 

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Ben Grier

Fast Fact: Ben once went two weeks in rural Mexico without putting on shoes or a shirt. It had little effect on the speed at which he learned Spanish.

“We're a tight-knit, diverse group at the Monterey Institute, and I've found there's something to be learned from everyone”

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