Amanda Wu MBA '14 was born in Hong Kong and raised in New York City. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Hofstra University. Immediately following graduation, she began her career at Lehman Brothers. She was also one of the few to transition to Barclays Wealth post bankruptcy and held an Assistant Vice President role. Through over five years of industry experience, she gained expertise in alternative investment products, particularly Hedge Funds and Private Equity. She helped oversee a $1.5 billion alternative investments platform and developed strategies to tackle operational efficiencies.
At Johnson, Amanda is a Consultant in BR Consulting firm, Student Association Vice President, and a member of the Consortium. Amanda's native tongue is Cantonese and can also speak Spanish, French and Mandarin. She is constantly seeking out new travels to broaden her cultural and language understanding. Through her travels, she is inspired by Latin America, particularly Brazil, and through the Emerging Markets Institute, is looking to combine her passion to lead business development. In her spare time, she is an aspiring chef and an opera enthusiast