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CLASS OF 2022
Blair Bloomquist - U.S. Navy
Summer internship: DaVita Kidney Care
Post-MBA employment: DaVita Kidney Care
Blair grew up in Menlo Park, California and graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University in 2014 with a BA in Psychology and Biology and was a member of the Columbia Women’s Swim Team. She then completed the 15-month accelerated BSN program at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Blair commissioned as a Naval Nurse Corps Officer in February 2016 and served as an emergency-trauma nurse for 4.5 years at Naval Medical Center San Diego and First Medical Battalion, Camp Pendleton. Blair is passionate about making healthcare more accessible and affordable for all, and continues to serve in the Navy Reserves. Blair is engaged to Scott Rowe, a Naval Aviator, and in her free time she enjoys peloton cycling, cheering on the Baltimore Ravens, and scuba diving.
Emily Ciciotte - U.S. Army
Summer internship: Amazon
Second Internship: (HKS Student) Fortive
Emily grew up in Bar Harbor, Maine and graduated from Harvard University with a BA in Classics. Following her graduation, she commissioned into the U.S. Army through OCS as a Field Artillery Officer, where she served as a fire direction officer at Task Force 1-28 IN, 3rd Infantry Division in Fort Benning, GA. Her last assignment was serving as the sole budget officer for the Task Force, where she managed the $3.5M budget and directed all fiscal operations. Following the completion of her contract, she decided to join the Tuck community to further her understanding of the intersections between business and international relations. In her free time, Emily enjoys art, Krav Maga, writing, hiking, and talking about ancient history to anyone and everyone.
Michael Cole - U.S. Army
Summer internship: Vertex PharmaceuticalsFull-Time Placement: Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Mike grew up in New Hampshire and Massachusetts and enlisted in the Army immediately after graduating high school. After two deployments to Iraq as an infantryman with the 82nd Airborne Division he attended Columbia University and graduated in 2011 with a B.A. in History. Following graduation, he was commissioned as an Engineer officer and assigned to Fort Drum, NY. He served in a variety of tactical and staff roles with the 10th Mountain Division and deployed to Afghanistan as a route clearance platoon leader. In 2018 Mike completed the Special Forces Qualification Course and served with 3rd Special Forces Group at Fort Bragg, NC. Mike is married to Katya and has two young daughters. Outside of Tuck, he enjoys spending time outdoors with his family, cycling, skiing, and motorcycle touring.
Taylor Dillenberger - U.S. Marine Corps
Summer internship: EY-Atlanta
Second internship: Second Internship (HKS Student): Barclays
Taylor was raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and graduated from Samford University with a B.S and M.A. in Accounting. He was commissioned in the Marines in 2013 through the Platoon Leaders Class Program. Taylor served six years on active duty in a variety of staff and platoon leadership functions at 1st ANGLICO (Camp Pendleton) and Task Force 51/5 (Kingdom of Bahrain) where he supported exercises and operations throughout the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and the Horn of Africa. Taylor is currently an Artillery Officer in the Marine Reserves and enjoys running, hiking, golf, and skiing in his spare time.
Chase Gilmore - U.S. Army
Summer internship: McKinsey & Co. – Boston
Post-MBA employment: McKinsey & Co. – Boston
Chase grew up in Boston, MA and graduated from Dartmouth College in 2016 with a B.A in Government and a minor in French. Upon graduation, he was commissioned into the Army as an Armor Officer and was assigned to the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, Colorado. Chase served as a Tank Platoon Leader at Fort Carson and in Europe and later deployed to the Middle East as an Aide-De-Camp. Chase is engaged to Annie Hanson of Boston, MA, and enjoys running, hiking, skiing, and teaching his Australian Shepherd puppy new tricks.
Nicholas Glenn - U.S. Army
Summer internship: Commonwealth Rolled Products
Post-MBA employment: American Industrial Partners
Nick is from Boise, ID and graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2010. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as an infantry officer assigned to Schofield Barracks, HI. Nick completed Special Forces training 2016 and served as a detachment commander in 5th Special Forces Group at Fort Campbell, KY. He completed four deployments and continues to serve in the National Guard. Nick and his wife Maggie have two young children. Nick and Maggie enjoy hiking, woodworking projects and gardening in their freetime.
Derek Odom - U.S. Army
Summer internship: Hypertherm
Post-MBA employment: Non-Von
Derek grew up around the world as the son of an Army officer and graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1999. Upon graduation he commissioned in the U.S. Army as an Infantry Officer posting to Alaska with 2-1 Infantry. He then successfully completed Special Forces training and spent the next 15 years as a leader at every level up to the Battalion, deploying 9 times throughout his career. In January 2020 he retired and, along with his wife and children, moved to Hanover. Derek is married to Nicole and has three children. Together they enjoy anything active outdoors.
Andrew Park - U.S. Army
Summer internship: Corning
Post-MBA employment: Corning
Andrew was born and raised in Seattle, WA and graduated from the University of Washington with a B.S. in Microbiology in 2011. Upon graduation, he worked as a research scientist in a microbiology laboratory. He was commissioned into the U.S. Army through Officer Candidate School in 2013 and served for seven years as a Logistics Officer. Andrew served in several sustainment roles within logistics, infantry, and aviation units. He was last stationed in Camp Humphreys, Korea as a Battalion Logistics Officer. Andrew is married to Youn Hee (Amy) Chong and they have one child.
Connor Peasley - U.S. Army
Summer internship: Bain & Co. – Los Angeles
Post-MBA employment: Bain & Co. – Los Angeles
Connor grew up in Kirkland, WA and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a B.S in Russian and a minor in Cyber Engineering. Upon graduation he was commissioned into the Army as infantry officer and spent 2 years in service, with his final assignment working as an HHC Platoon Leader for 2-11 Infantry Regiment at Fort Benning, GA. Connor was medically retired from service due to injuries sustained during Ranger School and transitioned from the military to middle market corporate finance with Wells Fargo in Los Angeles, where he spent 2 years before coming to Tuck. In his free time, he enjoys weightlifting, Seahawks football, non-fiction reading, and chess.
Charlie Phelps - U.S. Army
Summer internship: USMA Summer Training
Post-MBA employment: USMA- Active Duty
Charlie grew up outside of Seattle, WA and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a B.S. in Military History in 2012. Following graduation, Charlie commissioned as an infantry officer and served as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Mortar Leader Platoon, and Headquarters Company Executive Officer in the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks, HI. Inspired by bilateral training engagements in Thailand, South Korea, and the Philippines, Charlie transitioned to Special Forces. Charlie graduated from the U.S. Army Special Forces Qualification Course in 2018 and subsequently served as a Special Forces Operational Detachment Commander in 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) located at Fort Carson, CO. As a Detachment Commander, Charlie conducted bilateral training in Israel and deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Charlie and his wife Holly love golf, camping, venues with market lights, and recently had their first child. Following Tuck, Charlie will continue active duty service with an assignment at West Point as an instructor.
Stephanie Puzak - U.S. Air Force
Summer internship: IronOx & The Capital Network
Stephanie grew up in Colorado and graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 2012. Upon graduation, she was commissioned as a cyber operations officer. Stephanie served in Mississippi, Colorado, Texas, and the Horn of Africa across various types of roles ranging from cyber testing to crisis response. After serving 6 years, Stephanie separated and transitioned into a role in management consulting specifically focused on commercial technology then technology innovation in the public sector. Stephanie resides in the Upper Valley with her fiancé, Matt, and spunky blue heeler, Frank. In her free time, she enjoys trying to perfect her french macaron recipe, hiking, and traveling.
Camden Smith - U.S. Marine Corps
Summer internship: Amazon
Post-MBA employment: EY - Boston
Camden grew up in Boston, MA and graduated from Trinity College in 2016 with a B.A. in Political Science and minor in French Language. Following his commissioning, he served as a Combat Engineer Platoon Commander, deploying to the Indo-Pacific in support of Marine Rotational Force Darwin. Camden also served as a Company Executive Officer and Company Commander for 7th Engineer Support Battalion (Camp Pendleton, CA) and supported Operation Border Support along the U.S. southern border. While at Tuck, he serves as a Reserve Company Commander for 4th Combat Engineer Battalion (Knoxville, TN). Camden is passionate about alpine skiing, tennis, and rooting for Boston sports teams.
Chris White - U.S. Marine Corps
Summer internship: EY- Boston
Post-MBA employment: McKinsey & Co.- Boston
Chris grew up in Winchester, MA, and graduated from Trinity College in 2016 with a B.A in Political Science. Upon graduation, he was commissioned into the Marine Corps as a Ground Intelligence Officer and served as the Battalion Intelligence Officer for 1st Battalion, 10th Marines. After leaving active duty, Chris transitioned to the USMCR, where he is currently serving as a Rifle Platoon Commander for 1st Battalion 25th Marines. He is engaged to Margaret Ciocca of Wellesley, MA, and has a small Jack Russel/Dachshund mix named Finn. He enjoys hiking and running in the woods, good food, and great beer (not necessarily in that order).
Dan Zeller - U.S. Army
Summer internship: Amazon Web Services
Post-MBA employment: Amazon Web Services
Dan grew up in Camden, NY and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2012 with a B.S. in International History and Portuguese. Following graduation, Dan commissioned as an artillery officer in the United States Army and served in the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team in Vicenza, Italy, NATO Air Command in Kabul, Afghanistan, and the 17th Field Artillery Brigade in Fort Lewis, WA. Dan is married to Lydia Zeller of Westernville, NY and they live in the Upper Valley with their newborn son. Dan enjoys both downhill and nordic skiing, fly fishing, and the Denver Broncos Football Club.
CLASS OF 2023
Phil Anderson - U.S. Navy
Summer internship: Google
Phil grew up in Roanoke, VA and enlisted in the U.S. Navy Reserve in 2013 as an Intelligence Specialist. He graduated from the University of Mary Washington in 2015 and worked as a Financial Analyst in Washington, D.C. before deploying to Iraq in 2018 while attached to SEAL Team ONE. Following the first deployment, Phil joined the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO) as a Special Operations Intelligence Integrator. With JIDO, he worked in Stuttgart, Germany, at Special Operations Command Europe, and deployed to Iraq two more times while attached to MARSOC units. Phil and his partner, Miriam, spend their time trying to tame Phil’s Iraqi dog, Bodhi.
Mike Cooney - U.S. Army
Summer Internship: McKinsey & Co. - Boston
Mike was raised in Gloucester, MA and graduated from St. John’s College, Annapolis, MD, in 2009. Upon graduation, he entered the U.S. Army as an Officer Candidate and was commissioned as an Infantry Officer assigned to 1-325 AIR at Fort Bragg, NC. In 2016, he completed Special Forces training and went on to serve as a detachment commander and assistant operations officer with 10th Special Forces Group in Stuttgart, Germany. He conducted multinational engagements throughout Europe and will continue his service in the Vermont National Guard at the U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School. Mike and his wife, Lola have two school-aged children and enjoy traveling and all outdoor activities.
Kevin Fidler – U.S. Army
Summer internship: McKinsey & Co. - New York
Kevin grew up in Woodbury, MN and graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2016 with a B.S. in International Relations and French. After graduating, he was commissioned as a Logistics Officer and began his career with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment in Vilseck, Germany. His last assignment was with the 1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade in Fort Hood, TX. In his free time, he enjoys working out, reading, and golfing.
Greg Germann – U.S. Air Force
Summer internship: Corning, Inc.
Greg grew up in Leavenworth, KS and graduated from the University of Kansas in 2012 with a B.A. in Applied Behavioral Science. After graduating, he was commissioned as a Combat Systems Officer and was stationed at Pensacola NAS, FL; where he completed his flight training. He moved to Tinker AFB, OK where he began his first assignment in the 963rd Airborne Air Control Squadron as a Navigator on the E-3 AWACS. During that time, he completed multiple tours in support of OIR. His last assignment was as an Evaluator at the 966th Training Squadron. In his free time, he enjoys online video games, fantasy football, and hiking/camping. Greg and his wife, Kellina, live in Sachem where they stay active outdoors with their dog.
John Haynes - U.S. Army
Summer internship: McKinsey & Co. - Boston
John Haynes was born and raised in the Bay Area of California and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2011 with a BS in Engineering Management. As an Armor Officer, John spent 10 years on active duty, first serving with the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley and then serving with the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks. Throughout this career, John led teams as a Tank Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, Battalion Logistics & Budget Officer, Security Detachment Platoon Leader, Brigade Plans Officer, Headquarters Troop Commander, and Reconnaissance Troop Commander. He also completed overseas tours to Kuwait, Iraq, South Korea, and Thailand. In his free time, John runs his own landscape and adventure photography company which complements his active lifestyle and love for the great outdoors.
Connor Howlett - U.S. Army
Summer internship: Palantir
Connor Howlett grew up in Manchester-by-the-sea, Massachusetts, and graduated from the United States Military Academy with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2015. At West Point, Connor was a member of the Army Strength Team. Upon graduation, he commissioned as a Military Intelligence Officer and began his career with the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, KY. His last assignment was in the 75th Ranger Regiment as a Battalion Intelligence Officer. He has one deployment to Iraq and three deployments to Afghanistan. During his free time, Connor likes to play golf, work out, and snowboard.
Joshua Kotey – U.S Army
Summer internship: BVI Medical
Josh was born and raised in Ghana, West Africa. Josh had his undergraduate studies in Sociology from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and his master's degree in public health at Boston University. Josh served in the US Army Reserves for 4 years but was on orders and worked as an Active Guard Reservist (AGR). His MOS was 92 Yankee (supply specialist) and was attached to the 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support), Forest Park, Georgia. He worked and supported the 804th medical brigade (405th HSP CBT SPT (248B) (CORPS) West Hartford, CT.
Will Martin - U.S. Army
Summer internship: Boston Consulting Group - D.C
Will Martin grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, and graduated from the United States Military Academy with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2016. Upon graduation, he commissioned as an Infantry Officer and attended Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course, Ranger School, and Airborne School in Fort Benning, GA. William then served with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, NC. In 2019, he deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan as a Reconnaissance Platoon Leader.
Charley Mitchell - U.S. Army
Summer internship: Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO) Austin, TX
Charley grew up in Dallas, TX. He graduated from Wheaton College, in Illinois, in 2011 with a B.A. in Political Science. At Wheaton, Charley played football and was a part of the Army ROTC Program. Following graduation, Charley commissioned as a Field Artillery officer in the United States Army and served in the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team in Vicenza, Italy & Grafenwoehr, Germany and the 2nd Cavalry Regiment in Vilseck, Germany. His last assignment was in the 75th Ranger Regiment as a Battalion Fire Support Officer and Joint Terminal Attack Controller. He has multiple deployments spanning the European theater, as well as four deployments to Afghanistan. Charley is married to Rachel, and they have one child. Their family stays very active and enjoys running, cycling, skiing, and traveling.
Ryan Monagle - U.S. Navy
Summer internship: Anduril Industries
Ryan grew up outside of Philadelphia, PA and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2013 with a B.S. in Systems Engineering. Ryan served in the Weapons Department aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS MICHAEL MURPHY (DDG 112) while stationed in Pearl Harbor, HI and deployed to the Western Pacific. Following his sea tour, he served as the Training Officer aboard the USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19), stationed in Yokosuka, JPN. Following his sea duty assignments, Ryan completed his time in the Navy working for the Joint Chiefs of Staff as an Information Operations Planner. During his free time, Ryan enjoys running, skiing, and poker.
Michael Proudfoot - U.S. Army
Summer internship: Nextera
Michael grew up in Stratford, CT, and graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University in 2012 with a BS in Computer Science. After graduating, he joined the United States Army and went on to serve as an Intelligence Sergeant with 10th Special Forces Group out of Colorado Springs, CO. Michael deployed five times throughout Europe and Central Asia. He will continue to serve in the Rhode Island National Guard. Michael and his partner Dana live in Sachem Village and enjoy running the local trails and playing chess.
Justin Shull- U.S. Navy
Summer internship: Active Duty
Justin Shull grew up in Bridgewater, VA and was commissioned through Naval ROTC at the University of Pittsburgh. He holds degrees in English Literature and Economics. He was commissioned as a Supply Corps Officer in 2011. His previous duty stations include: Sales officer aboard USS WASP in Norfolk, VA; Coalition Logistics Planner in Manama, Bahrain; Public Shipyard Supply Chain Director in Washington, DC; Director of Logistics at Naval Surface Group Western Pacific in Yokosuka, Japan; Supply Department Head aboard USS BLUE RIDGE in Yokosuka, Japan; and Force Supply Officer for Carrier Strike Group FIVE, also based out of Yokosuka, Japan. He is still serving on active duty and will continue to do so following graduation.
Ian Sugg – U.S. Navy
Summer Internship: Danaher-Hach
Ian Sugg grew up in Evergreen, CO and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2014 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Following graduation, he was commissioned as a Nuclear Submarine Officer. Ian served aboard the fast-attack submarine USS COLUMBIA (SSN-771) while stationed in Pearl Harbor, HI and deployed twice to the Western Pacific. Following his sea tour, he served as a Nuclear Command and Control Joint Crew Commander for the U.S. Northern Command Special Activities branch at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station in Colorado Springs, CO. During his free time, Ian likes to ski, mountain bike, and fly fish.
Will Tucker- U.S. Army
Summer internship: Boston Consulting Group-Atlanta
Will was born and raised in Birmingham, AL and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2013 with a B.S. in Human Geography and French. Following graduation, he was commissioned as an aviation officer flying UH-60 Blackhawks. Upon completion of flight school at Fort Rucker, AL he went on to complete assignments with the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade at Camp Humphreys, Korea; 1st Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Riley, KS; and the 3d Cavalry Regiment and 1st Air Cavalry Brigade at Fort Hood, TX. While on active duty, Will deployed to eastern Afghanistan twice, including as an advisor to the Afghan Special Mission Wing in Kabul. His last assignment prior to separation in July 2021 was as a company commander for the Air Traffic Services company at Fort Hood, TX. In his free time, Will enjoys running, baking, golf, craft beer and wine, and college football.
Steve Warner – U.S. Navy
Summer internship: Bain & Co.- Denver
Steve grew up in Tampa, Florida and was commissioned through Naval ROTC at the University of Virginia in 2014 where he earned a B.S. in Commerce. He was commissioned as a Submarine Officer before transitioning to the Cryptologic Warfare community and spent most of his seven-year career stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii supporting naval submarine and information operations. Steve enjoys hiking, photography, and a crisp IPA.
Lianhao (Howard) Zhou- U.S. Army
Summer internship: McKinsey & Co. - Charlotte
Howard grew up Fond du Lac, WI, and graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2013 with a B.S. in East Asian Studies and Chinese. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as an armor officer and started his career in Schofield Barracks, HI, serving in both the 25th Infantry Division and 500th Military Intelligence Brigade. Later he switched to military intelligence and served at Fort Bragg, NC where he deployed to Afghanistan. He culminated his career in the 82nd Airborne Division as a targeting officer. Howard is married to the former Nicole Fleming and enjoys powerlifting, fishing, traveling, writing, and hiking.