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Academic Year 2023-2024
President | US Army
Summer Internship: McKinsey & Co. - Austin, TX
Ryan graduated from the University of Florida in 2012 and majored in political science. He commissioned into the Army and flew aerial surveillance platforms in the US and in Africa. He also commanded an MQ-1C Gray Eagle company in Afghanistan. For his last assignment, he flew senior leaders across the country in UC-35 citation jets and realized that he did not want to become an airline pilot.
Executive Vice President | US Marines
Summer Internship: Boston Consulting Group - Raleigh, NC
Rich was a KC-130J pilot with VMGR-352 based in San Diego and did two deployments to the Middle East in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. After that, he went to Okinawa, Japan and worked on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. While he was in Japan, he flew the UC-35D for VIP transport while working on the air station staff. His next job in the military was in New York at VMGR-452 and he was back to flying KC-130Js as an instructor. As part of that role, he travelled to Finland supporting the Finnish Air Force in June of 2021.
Vice President of Admissions | US Marines
Summer Internship: Corning - Charlotte, NC
Industry/Function: General Management
Ryan was a Field Artillery Officer in the United States Marine Corps. He was assigned to 3d Battalion, 11th Marines in Twentynine Palms, CA and deployed once to Okinawa, Japan. Ryan is a graduate of Vanderbilt University. In his free time he enjoys playing guitar and is the lead guitarist for “Jewel Heist”, a newly-formed hard rock band in the Charlottesville area.
Vice President of Careers | US Army
Summer Internship: Morgan Stanley - San Fransisco, CA
Industry/Function: Investment Banking
Dylan served in the Army as an Infantry Officer in the 3d Cavalry Regiment. He began his career as a Platoon Leader in Apache Troop before being assigned as the Executive Officer for Roughrider Troop (Headquarters and Headquarters Troop). Dylan also served as an Assistant Operations Officer on Squadron Staff. While transitioning out of the Army, he had the opportunity to participate in a Skill Bridge Internship with Deloitte’s Government and Public Sector Innovation Team.
Vice President of Communications | US Army
Summer Internship: Rushmark - Washington D.C.
Industry/Function: Real Estate Development
Patrick went to undergrad at West Point and majored in Economics. He served in the Army first as a Military Intelligence Officer. He began his career with the 4th Infantry Division as a Platoon Leader and Intelligence Officer. He completed one overseas deployment to Helmand, Afghanistan. He then transferred and joined U.S. Space Command as a Space Ops Officer. His final assignment was at the Joint Navigation Warfare Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico where he helped defend and manage GPS satellite signals.
Vice President of Events | US Army
Summer Internship: EY Parthenon - New York, NY
Jake is a Double Hoo and graduated from the University of Virginia with a major in Classics. Prior to Darden he was an Army infantry officer in the 82nd Airborne Division (Airborne, all the way!). He started as a platoon leader in A Co, 1-325 AIR, 2BCT and also served as Battalion Training Officer, Delta Company Executive Officer, and Battalion S-4. He deployed to Iraq and Syria for 8 months in 2020.
Vice President of Finance | US Army
Summer Internship: Piper Sandler - Charlotte, NC
Industry/Function: Investment Banking
John served in the Army as a Field Artillery Officer. He spent four years in Germany with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, beginning his career as a reconnaissance company and battalion Fire Support Officer conducting operations throughout Germany and eastern Europe. His last job at 2CR was a Liaison Officer for NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup in eastern Poland. His final assignment was as with the 434 Field Artillery Brigade conducting Basic Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Following the Army, he completed a Masters in Management at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.
Vice President of Outreach | US Army
Summer Internship: Emerson - St. Louis, MO
Industry/Function: Corporate Strategy
Prior to Darden, Will was an Army Infantry Officer in the 7th Infantry Division. He fortunately spent 2.5 years as a platoon leader for two great organizations, where he led up to 45 soldiers at a time. Afterwards, he worked in their operations and logistics departments where he led specialized projects and mentored younger officers. While he was getting out he completed a Career Skill Bridge Internship at the Tacoma Rainiers, the Triple-A affiliate for the Seattle Mariners.
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