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Henry Acosta

Henry Acosta

American Express

Business Analyst

Personal Information

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School: University of Arizona

Major: Economics

Years at College Works: 2007

Career Information

Company You Work For Now: American Express

Title: Business Analyst

Industry: Finance

Brief Description of Duties / Responsibilities

Create and maintain reporting/metrics for merchant servicing.

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

My current job with a Fortune 100 global company.

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

CWP gave me good insight into starting/running a business, a dream of mine since I was a child. It allowed me to experience my dream.

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

It was a great resume addition when applying for my first job out of college.

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

Starting a business is not an easy task and takes a diverse skill set and a lot of dedication.

Advice

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

Get the most out of your experience as possible.

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

Learn your basic math and statistics. Be familiar with computers and basic coding.

What's your favorite memory from CWP?

Payday Fridays and team building events.