Education & Experience

Academic Appointments

Bucknell University
Freeman College of Management

Lewisburg, PA
August 2023 - Present

Assistant Professor in the Analytics and Operations Management Group

Classes Taught:
ANOP 202 - Operations Management
ANOP 350 - Forecasting and Simulation for Business Analytics


Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

Ph.D. in Management Science in the System Dynamics group, June 2023

GPA: 4.9/5.0

Thesis: Essays on Dynamic Supply Chains and Service Delivery Systems

Advisors: Dr. Hazhir Rahmandad, Dr. John Sterman, Dr. Rogelio Oliva

Master of Science in Management Research, September 2020 

Thesis: Algorithmic Intervention to Mitigate Inventory and Ordering Amplification in Multi-Echelon Supply Chains

Advisors: Dr. Hazhir Rahmandad and Dr. David R. Keith

Wake Forest University

Winston Salem, NC

Master of Business Administration, May 2014

Graduated with Distinction, GPA 3.98/4.00.

Dual concentration in Business Analytics and Marketing.

Obtained ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt, elected Treasurer of the School of Business Student Government, Leadership Award 

Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, May 2012

GPA:  3.90/4.00. 

Completed degree while working full time for GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy. 

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, May 2009

Minor in Operations and Business Management

Cum Laude, GPA 3.87/4.00. 

Professional Experience

MIT Sloan School of Management

Graduate Admissions Data Analyst

Cambridge, MA
August 2018 - 2023

Performed regular analyses for the Admissions office of admitted students in the various Masters programs offered by the MIT Sloan School of Management based on surveys completed by those that both accept and reject offers of admission. This includes analyses of peer institutions, of expectations of admitted students, and of the processes that yield either an acceptance or rejection of an offer of admission to the Institute.

JEP Consulting, LLC

Owner and Founder

Winston-Salem, NC - Boston, MA
August 2017 - October 2019

Leveraged my diverse background across multiple industries, from nuclear energy production to Lean Six Sigma implementation to product lifecycle-focused marketing, to provide robust systems modeling, business analytics, and process improvement solutions

HanesBrands, Inc.

Assistant Marketing Manager 

Winston-Salem, NC
June 2015-September 2017

Responsible for the product lifecycle management of the Playtex 18 Hour brand and Maidenform brands across channels of distribution, including online channels, valued in excess of $105 million per year. Improved existing processes and consumer offerings via data driven methods. Created multiple reporting tools for monitoring service issue styles, performing inventory analytics, projected brand margin, and annual OPC estimations. Developed long-term SKU rationalization plans, pricing models, and multinational cross-category promotional offerings 

Inmar - Intelligent Commerce Networks

Continuous Improvement Manager

Winston Salem, NC
May 2013-June 2015

Led continuous improvement projects resulting more than $220,000 of direct and indirect value under one year. Drove the cross-functional implementation of a Quality Management System to ensure Inmar consistently delivers outstanding services to our clients, while simultaneously ensuring long-term compliance in multiple industries. Performed a detailed economic and environmental analysis on implementing green initiatives designed to specifically address gaps in the competitive landscape of the recall industry and win future customers at tradeshows

GE-Hitachi Nuclear Engergy

Edison Engineering Development Program

Wilmington, NC
June 2009-July 2011

Completed a leadership development rotational program incorporating varied technical and managerial experiences. Directly managed the fiscal requirements of nine technology development programs in cooperation with varied GE and Japanese affiliates. Developed software for the categorization of Items Relied on for Safety for a nuclear production facility. Created and executed a training system for over 800 employees in order to allow our site to pass a full Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recertification. Automated the transition to a new compliance platform, saving approximately 6 months of lead time