Colette is an MBA Candidate (Class of 2016) at Kellogg School of Management's accelerated 1-year program. She also holds a Master in Management and Hospitality from Cornell University’s renown School of Hotel Administration, serves as the Director of Alumni Relations for Kellogg Hospitality Club, and has a unique international background in hospitality, food & beverage, hotel development,
Colette is an MBA Candidate (Class of 2016) at Kellogg School of Management's accelerated 1-year program. She also holds a Master in Management and Hospitality from Cornell University’s renown School of Hotel Administration, serves as the Director of Alumni Relations for Kellogg Hospitality Club, and has a unique international background in hospitality, food & beverage, hotel development, and environmental sustainability.
Most recently, she worked as Manager – Hotel Development & Special Projects for the Sino Group of Hotels, where she conducted feasibility studies and reported directly to the Executive Director & Group General Manager.
Due to her interdisciplinary experience, Colette is adept in project management and can handle multiple project assignments in ad-hoc environments. While some of her most compelling skills are her dynamic personality, creativity, determination, and high attention to detail, she understands the importance of teamwork and customer-centrism, and works well with individuals from varying cultures and professional fields.
Colette welcomes all individuals to contact her for networking purposes: [email protected]; [email protected]
MBA Candidate (Accelerated 1-Year Program) @ Kellogg School of Management's One-Year MBA is the most accelerated MBA program of the M7 schools. Candidates with proven experience and strong understanding of business fundamentals commence in June, bypass core classes, and enter directly into the class of second year MBA students. Unlike other One-Year MBA Programs, this path allows students to build on experience and focus on electives pertinent to their professional goals.
Kellogg School of Management has been historically ranked one of the top business schools in the world by Forbes Magazine, BusinessWeek, U.S. News & World Report, and The Economist Intelligence Unit, and is part of the Super Elite M7 business schools. From June 2015 to Present (5 months) Greater Chicago AreaManager - Hotel Development & Special Projects @ Managed special projects and conducted feasibility studies for hotel and restaurant development in the Asia Pacific, with primary focus on Hong Kong. Project duties included pre-opening and planning for new hotel developments and conversion projects of commercial properties. Reported directly to the Executive Director & Group General Manager. From July 2014 to March 2015 (9 months) Hong KongProjects Coordination Manager @ Proposed and managed special projects for the Sino Group of Hotels. Projects were highly cross-functional and ranged from facility overhauls to F&B development, and market research for hotel development. Reported directly to the Executive Director & Group General Manager. From December 2012 to June 2014 (1 year 7 months) Hong KongProjects Coordination Executive @ Proposed & led short-term, hotel improvement special projects. Reported directly to the Executive Director & Group General Manager. Promoted upon completion of 3-month probationary period. From September 2012 to December 2012 (4 months) Hong KongGraduate Student, School of Hotel Administration @ The Masters in Management & Hospitality (MMH) is a specialized business degree between Cornell University's renown School of Hotel Administration and Nanyang Business School in Singapore. The program provides students with the fundamentals of an MBA program while applying concepts and management practices to the hospitality industry. Fields of concentration are offered in Real Estate, Operations, Revenue Management, and self-tailored studies.
https://www.hotelschool.cornell.edu/admissions/mmh/ From May 2011 to June 2012 (1 year 2 months) Ithaca, New York AreaGraduate Student Intern - Special Projects @ Completed a 2-month internship between the Fall and Spring semesters of Cornell University School of Hotel Administration’s Master in Management & Hospitality program. Tailored program was highly cross-functional. From January 2012 to February 2012 (2 months) Hong KongEvent Programmer @ Proposed & managed student programming throughout the academic year. Events were strategically planned to reduce stress and increase foot traffic to the university's recreational facilities. From August 2008 to January 2012 (3 years 6 months) Ithaca, New York Area
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Strategy & Entrepreneurship @ Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management From 2015 to 2016 Master in Management and Hospitality (M.M.H.), Self-Directed: Operations & Management @ Cornell University From 2011 to 2012 Semester Abroad (MBA semester) @ Nanyang Business School, NTU From 2011 to 2012 Bachelor of Science, Environmental Studies - Natural Resources, Communications @ Cornell University Colette MBA is skilled in: Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office 2007..., 110 WPM, Attention To Detail, Due Diligence, Spanish, Photoshop, Event Planning, Research, Press Releases, Marketing, Project Management, Leadership, Editing, Facebook, Hospitality, Management, Hotels, Food & Beverage, Data Analysis, Market Research, Microsoft Office, Social Media
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