Dominik Hertzler - Class of 2017
Undergraduate school/major: I majored with a bachelor's degree in finance and international business from the University of Kansas.
Previous Industry: Before Booth, I worked for J.P. Morgan Asset Management in New York and London.
Career plans: After Booth, I plan on working in venture capital/growth equity in either Germany or the UK.
Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I chose to apply to Booth because I liked their reputation of solving problems with an analytical mindset using data-based evidence. On a personal note, I very much liked all the people I had ever worked with from Booth as they were humble, open minded, and friendly.
Activities: I play soccer about three times per-week as part of the Booth Soccer Club. When I am not playing soccer, you can find me running on the Lakefront Trail or trying one of the many amazing restaurants Chicago has to offer.
Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Engaging, involved, fun.
Ask me about...: Anything really. I will have the most info on being a career switcher and the entrepreneurship/venture capital offering at Booth, but no matter the question, I will either try to answer myself or get you in touch with somebody who knows.
What city/country will you be in during the winter break? I will be in Germany between Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, and Aachen.
Felix Heurich - Class of 2017
LinkedIn Profile: https://de.linkedin.com/in/felix-heurich-168bb6a7
Undergraduate school/major: I hold a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Mannheim and a Master in International Finance from HEC Paris
Previous Industry: Consulting with a focus on PE
Career plans: Upon graduation I will rejoin McKinsey
Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? My interest in Booth was driven by its outstanding reputation and the flexibility provided in its curriculum. Already holding a MSc in Finance, Booth allows me to focus on advanced classes straight from the beginning, benefiting from Booth's world class faculty.
Activities: At Booth, I am actively involved in the Private Equity Group and am tutoring high school students from Chicago's Southside in their college preparation. Further, I love to explore Chicago's architecture and cook with my classmates.
Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Insightful, connecting, entertaining
Ask me about...: Please feel free to to reach out to me regarding consulting and private euqity at Booth or just living in Chicago. If I am not able to answer your questions directly, I am happy to connect you to one of my class mates.
What city/country will you be in during the winter break? I will spend most of my time in Frankfurt, Germany
Ludwig Ulmer - Class of 2018
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ludwigulmer/
Undergraduate school/major: University of Freiburg / Law
Previous Industry: Law / Education/ Sports
Career plans: After Booth I plan on working in management consulting
Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I wanted to broaden my skillset by adding a strong quant part to what I had learned in law school. Booth was the perfect fit being famous for its analytical mindset and data driven approach
Activities: I will be a member of the Booth soccer and volleyball club. Otherwise I'll run the Chicago marathon in 2018 am a member of the European Business Group and try to meet as many people as I possibly can
Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: fun, engaging, international
Ask me about...: Whatever you want. I am probably the most useful resource in terms of non-traditional backgrounds for an MBA, Germany, sports, travel and non-US consulting recruiting
What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Oslo (Norway), Bonn/Köln (Germany)