Park Fellow Alumni Profiles

Nicole Craddock, MBA '08Nicole Craddock, MBA '08

The Park program emphasizes authentic leadership. In selecting a career, it is critical to find one that is a good match for one's leadership style, skills, and aspirations. The program enabled me to define a professional vision that encompasses a diverse set of personal values. This vision gives me a foundation for professional success and the opportunity to inspire others.

Pre-MBA Employer:

Overlake Hospital Medical Center (Strategic Planning)

Park Project:

Craddock led the marketing team for Cornell's entry in the Solar Decathlon, a contest for college students sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy to design, build, and operate attractive, energy-efficient solar homes that ends in a competition on the national mall in Washington, D.C. Her project focused on the creation of marketing collateral and a new web site for the Cornell team, which were judged components of the competition. The project gave her the opportunity to work with a broad-based group of students across the university, from landscape architecture to engineering.

Post-Graduate Employer:

Lehman Brothers (Investment Banking)