Smeal MBA Ambassadors

Introduction to the Smeal MBA Ambassadors, a group of current Smeal MBA students who are available to connect with prospective students to answer questions and offer insights.

Smeal MBA Ambassadors are available to connect with prospective students to answer questions, offer advice and guidance, and provide insights from the perspective of a current student.

Smeal MBA Ambassadors
Portrait Name/Bio/Email
Portrait of Divyadeep Bansal.

Divyadeep Bansal

Class of 2018
Hometown: Chandigarh, India
Undergrad Institution: Thapar University
Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering
Previous Work Experience: John Deere - Global Strategic Sourcing
Concentrations: Supply Chain Management, Marketing, and Strategic Leadership
Internship: Dell Technologies, Inc.
Email: dbansal@psu.edu

Portrait of Clay Cooper. Clay Cooper

MD/MBA Class of 2018
Hometown: Hummelstown, PA
Undergrad Institution: Juniata College
Major: Biology, Spanish and Hispanic Cultures
Previous Industry: Penn State College of Medicine
Concentrations: Healthcare, Strategic Leadership
Email: cac1169@psu.edu

Portrait of Andrew Dennis. Andrew Dennis

Class of 2018
Hometown: Omaha, NE
Undergrad Institution: University of Nebraska at Omaha
Major: Biology
Previous Industry: Religious Nonprofit
Concentrations: Marketing, Finance, and Strategy
Internship: PPG Industries
Email: adennis@psu.edu

Portrait of Ashleigh Dominguez. Ashleigh Dominguez

Class of 2018
Hometown: Little Rock, AR
Undergrad Institution: University of Arkansas 
Major: Transportation and Logistics
Previous Industry: Manufacturing
Concentrations: Supply Chain Management
Internship: A.T. Kearney – Sourcing Associate
Email: and18@psu.edu

Portrait of Devin Giles. Devin Giles

Class of 2018
Hometown: State College, PA
Undergrad Institution: The College of Wooster
Undergrad Major: Economics
Previous Industry: Recruitment Consultant
Concentrations: Strategic Leadership, Sustainability Policy and Management Graduate Certificate
Internship: International Paper
Email: devin.giles@psu.edu

Anthony Miller

Class of 2018
Hometown: Slippery Rock, PA
Undergrad Institution: Gannon University
Undergrad Major: Marketing and Management
Previous Industry: Erie Cotton Products, Inc. - Operations & Marketing Manager 
Concentrations: Marketing, Finance
Internship: PPG Industries
Email:  ajm50@psu.edu

Portrait of Luke Plant. Luke Plants

Class of 2018
Hometown: Shinglehouse, PA
Undergrad Institution: Cornell University
Undergrad Major: Near Eastern Studies
Previous Industry: U.S. Army
Concentrations: Finance
Internship: Plants and Goodwin, Inc. - Operations Director 
Email: luke.plants@psu.edu

Portrait of Ishani Rakshit. Ishani Rakshit

Class of 2018
Hometown: Varanasi, India
Undergrad Institution: Manipal Institute of Technology
Undergrad Major: Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Previous Industry: Manufacturing
Concentrations: Supply Chain and Strategic Leadership
Internship: Deloitte Consulting
Email: ixr14@psu.edu

Portrait of Daniel Ruiz. Daniel J. Ruiz

Class of 2018
Hometown: Chatham, NJ
Undergrad Institution / Major: Colby College / History
Grad Institution / Degree: Ohio Northern University / J.D.
Previous Industry: Attorney
Concentrations: Supply Chain Management, Finance
Internship: Intel
Email: djr36@psu.edu

Portrait of Arindam Sarkar. Arindam Sarkar

Class of 2018
Hometown: Kolkata, India
Undergrad Institution: National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India
Undergrad Major: Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Previous Industry: Manufacturing
Concentrations: Supply Chain and Finance
Email: axs623@psu.edu

Portrait of Michelle Szur. Michelle Szur

Class of 2018
Hometown: Milltown, NJ
Undergrad Institution: Penn State
Undergrad Major: Marketing
Previous Industry: Sales
Concentrations: Finance, Supply Chain
Internship: L’Oréal
Email: michelle.szur@psu.edu