I was looking for a place where I could be part of a team, which was critical to me after my time in the service.
I was born in Ethiopia and came to the United States when I was five years old to live with my adoptive family in Indiana.
I attended a high school where 100 percent of graduates typically went to college, but I chose to join the US Air Force instead. I served as an air traffic controller and was deployed overseas.
Making the move from soldier to civilian
I was looking for a place where I could be part of a team, which was critical to me after my time in the service. So, I joined the firm’s Risk Practice in 2015, helping clients across industries respond to financial crises.
I appreciate the flexibility consulting allows, and during my time here, I’ve traveled to many countries, working with clients in banking, risk, and resilience.
Finding purpose outside of my direct role