MBA Student Profiles

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

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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