West Point, BS
The Wharton School, MBA
Area of Expertise
Translating military experience to your application, navigating school with a family, and guiding career transitions.
After graduating from West Point, Chelsea served as an Army Engineer officer in Alaska for five years, spending one year doing construction management in Iraq. She continued her military time working in logistics and then managing a human resources team. After leaving the military, Chelsea spent a year volunteering in the Philippines, running a professional training center and life-coaching deaf young adults and inmates before attending Wharton. She spent her Wharton summer as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company (summer associate).
Chelsea also coached a high school cross-country ski team in Anchorage.
A little more in-depth
What I like most about being a Stratus MBA Admissions Counselor:
I love guiding others to discover what they are capable of accomplishing and then watching them succeed.
3 Random Facts:
- I hate heights but occasionally jumped out of planes in the Army.
- I once convinced my athletic husband to ski a 100-mile race through remote Alaska with me to culminate his first year of skiing. Only once.
- Growing up, my family’s claim to fame was earning a plaque by visiting all (then) 64 Minnesota State Parks.