Jacqueline Lopez | February 3, 2021
There were multiple factors that ultimately led me to pursue my Master of Science in Finance at Mendoza. First, I was able to continue working full-time in Chicago and didn’t have to put my career on pause while furthering my education.
Second, the schedule flexibility of alternating weekends allowed me to maintain a healthy life balance, and the small cohort size ensured I received more hands-on learning from faculty and peers. The curriculum offered both breadth and depth into the finance field and helped me identify my passions.
By obtaining a Master of Science in Finance at Mendoza, I was able to quickly pivot my career from working for a small business that operated in the manufacturing sector to joining one of the largest companies in the technology industry.
I immediately landed a role after graduation in Microsoft’s Finance Leadership Development Program, which builds a pipeline of future leaders in finance. My Mendoza experience encourages me to use finance as a force for good. These values are constant in my work to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
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