MBA Class of 2013
Eric Meeks is a second year Full-Time MBA candidate focusing on Marketing. He is also the Merage Student Association’s Vice President of Social Events.
Originally from Dallas, Texas, he graduated from the University of Rochester with a degree in Economics and Computer Science with a minor in Management Information Systems.
After graduation, he worked for six years as a contractor for the U.S. Department of Defense specializing in quality assurance for distribution and logistics operations. This position offered him the chance to travel throughout the United States, and internationally, helping distribution centers build and maintain quality assurance programs for the military.
In 2010, he began working for the Neutrogena Corporation in Los Angeles as a business strategist. His responsibilities included the management of new product development information systems to provide visibility and metrics to senior management.
He is pursuing his MBA to develop his skills and knowledge in business to become a marketer in the digital space. Eric chose Merage for its emphasis on technology and the school’s dedication to the individual student’s future career.
For his summer internship, Eric worked with Freedom Innovations in Irvine, CA as a Marketing Intern. Freedom Innovations develops world-class lower limb prosthetic solutions for amputees. The company is highly recognized for its innovative product designs and product performance. Eric’s responsibilities included the development of a worldwide strategic marketing plan.