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Alex Orn

Alex Orn

Vettery

CFO, Director of Analytics

Personal Information

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School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Major: Finance and Accountancy

Years at College Works: 2003 to 2004

Career Information

Company You Work For Now: Vettery

Title: CFO, Director of Analytics

Industry: Recruiting

Brief Description of Duties / Responsibilities

Lead email marketing strategy, candidate acquisition strategy, partnerships, manage internal sales team and overseas team in the Phillipines.

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

Good foundation of sales experience. You're constantly "selling" yourself wherever you go and in every facet of your life.

How did your CWP experience impact your career? Immediately after graduation? Now?

Helped develop a strong work-ethic, time management, and communication skills. Working while at school is not an easy task.

What was the greatest lesson you learned from your CWP experience?

Importance of being very strong mentally. Most people will quit because it gets too hard.

Advice

What advice do you have for potential CWP participants? Current CWP participants?

Learn from every experience. Grow from it. Build something you're proud of.

What's your best advice for someone interested in entering your career field?

Be passionate about something and look to solve a real problem.

What's your favorite memory from CWP?

Getting my piercing in Cancun.