Chicago, Illinois, United States
A.J. is an executive with Accenture and has over 6.5 years of consulting experience. A.J. has worked with some of the world's most admired companies within the Fortune 500. His expertise includes helping world class companies assess and solve strategic and operational issues within product development, R&D, product lifecycle management, private label strategy, strategic sourcing, and new product launches. He has managed global teams across multiple geographies and has worked witth clients within the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Malaysia, China, Bangladesh, Thailand, and Indonesia. An avid traveler, A.J. has been to 25 countries for both business and pleasure.
A.J. is also actively involved in philanthropic activities throughout the Chicagoland area. Through Accenture, he serves as the Relationship Manager for Upwardly Global, a national non-profit that supports immigrant professionals with employment services. He also sits on the local Advisory Board for Upwardly Global Chicago. He also supports LEARN Charter School in Chicago as an Associate Board member. He is also a member of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
A.J. is also a proud Illini. He received his B.S. in Materials Science & Engineering and a minor in Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During his college years, he was a columnist for the Daily Illini, appeared on the Dean's List, and was published in the journal Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications in a research collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
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