Live Chat with Admissions
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
12 P.M. - 1P.M. CST
If you're considering applying Chicago Booth, join this live chat with the Full-Time MBA Admissions Committee. Whether you're just beginning your MBA research or preparing to apply this year, ask about the 2017-18 essay question, letters of recommendation, admissions events, and more. This chat is open to all prospective students. Register for this chat »
Senior Associate Director of Admissions and Marketing
Colin joined the Admissions team in June 2014. He is responsible for brand alignment and developing integrated marketing and communication strategies for the full time MBA program. Prior to joining the Admissions Office, he spent four years in the marketing department at Chicago Booth, where he provided strategic consultation, project management, and marketing plan development for Booth's corporate, full-time MBA, and Evening and Weekend MBA audiences. Before Booth, Colin spent five years at the National Basketball Association in the Team Marketing & Business Operations and Social Responsibility & Player Programs groups. He worked with NBA teams and players to develop national marketing programs and partnerships with corporations such as ESPN, Toyota, Nike, Adidas, HP, Gatorade, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and UNICEF. He also facilitated international marketing campaigns in China, France, South Africa, and Canada. Colin holds a bachelor's degree from Columbia University in New York.
Assistant Director, Admissions Marketing
Lizzie joined the admissions team in June 2015. She serves as a part of the admissions committee and works to develop creative content for various Booth communication channels. She also works closely with The Booth Experience Fellows. Prior to joining Booth, Lizzie attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she earned her bachelor’s degree in strategic communication and communication arts. After graduation, she worked as a freelance videographer/editor for various companies around Milwaukee. In her spare time, Lizzie works as part of the production team for the WBEZ podcast PleasureTown.
Assistant Director of Admissions
Kelly Smith began working with admissions in August of 2013. Kelly serves as an active team member of the operations and outreach team and admissions committee. She is also involved in recruitment and evaluation and will work to engage alumni in the admissions process. Prior to Chicago Booth, Kelly was an administrative honors fellow at the University of Illinois College of Law. In this role, Kelly served as an admissions counselor, student services advisor, and a career counselor for the international master of laws program. Kelly graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2011. Prior to law school, Kelly obtained a bachelor of arts in political science & English from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Tyler Smith joined the Full-Time MBA Admissions team in January 2014. Tyler serves as a member of the Admissions Committee and focuses on evaluations, operations, and scholarships. Tyler attended the University of Illinois at Chicago where he received his BA. Tyler previously worked with Booth’s Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Admissions team focusing on operations. Tyler grew up in the St. Louis area and moved to Chicago in 2008. Tyler’s favorite pastimes are cooking, reading, and trying new restaurants. Tyler currently resides in Wicker Park, his favorite Chicago neighborhood.