Jared S. Woodrey
MBA '15
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MBA 2015 - The Johnson School at Cornell University

BA Geophysical Science 2009 - University of Chicago

 

Jared Woodrey spent the first 8 years of his life on a small corn and soybeans farm in central IL. He then moved into the "big city" of Bloomington, IL population 100,000  before matriculating at the University of Chicago where he earned a degree in Geophysical Science. After graduation he accepted his commission as an Officer of Marines. After a year of training in Quantico, VA he was stationed in Okinawa, Japan as a Communications Officer. Leading teams as small as 4 and as large as 250 he spent his time moving from one training exercise to another throughout South East Asia. He led Marines, Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen on training exercises in Japan, Korea, Philippines, and Thailand. After the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami he worked in support of the humanitarian and aid mission Tomodachi. When he wasn't working in a foreign country he spent his time traveling and exploring new cultures with his wife. Jared's interest lie in bringing about the imminent end of energy generation and consumption as we know it through clean technology and renewable energy. In the SGE immersion, He hopes to gain a greater insight on the obstacles and opportunities that the industry faces today.