Gabby Zamora

Eller MBA Ambassador

Degrees

bachelor’s degree in mathematics, Arizona State University

“When life gets you down do you wanna know what you’ve gotta do? Just keep swimming.” Finding Nemo

A simple saying that I keep top of mind. If you are looking at this page, I am assuming you are thinking of pursing a graduate degree. When you have a deadline to meet at work and an assignment due, just keep swimming. When you have three attempts to take a quiz and the first two you bombed, just keep swimming. Life throws a curve ball at you, just keep swimming. You are here considering a graduate degree, that tells me you like a challenge. I do too, which is in part why I am pursing a Professional MBA from Eller College of Management.

Immediately after completing my Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Arizona State University I thought I would never go back to school. I mean, I just got through some tough years, right?! After starting my career in insurance and landing awesome jobs like contract analyst and data steward, I was still wanting more. I strive to know more, and to be more. An MBA seemed like the right next step. Then I began the application process and after the interview, it was crystal clear that Eller was the right choice.

You will be a different person when you are done with your MBA program. I can say with full confidence, not even a full year into the Professional MBA program I have expanded my network, increased my knowledge, and added depth to my perspective. The cherry on top, being surrounded by such amazing people, professors, and Eller staff motivated me. A new fire was lit, and I made the bold move to switch up my career. Not only did I change my job, but industry as well. I am now a Regional Sales Manager for a startup tech company helping independent restaurants increase their revenue. I have found a job that allows me to explore all the great local restaurants and bars while challenging myself everyday – I am a lucky gal.

Send an email my way if you have questions about the Professional MBA program. I would love to answer questions you have. Oh yes and remember to just keep swimming.