By UCLA Anderson August 1, 2017 Leave a Comment

This post is a part of the Student Spotlight series where we highlight a current Anderson student or alum to learn about his/her experiences at Anderson. 


UCLA Anderson Class of 2019


David Frankel

UCLA Anderson MBA Class:
Class of 2019

Woodmere, New York

Undergraduate Studies: 
Yeshiva University,

Pre-MBA Career: 
ff Venture Capital

Post-MBA Goals:
Venture Capital /
Private Equity

Q. Introduce yourself to your classmates!
A. I am a born and raised New Yorker who hails from the world of finance and private investing. I moved out to Los Angeles with my beautiful wife Valerie and adorable one year-old son Henry to refine my career path, build a new network of peers, and check out LA living :)

Q. Why did you decide to attend UCLA Anderson? #whyAnderson?
A. UCLA Anderson was the right combination of diverse peer group, small class size, focus of entrepreneurship and private investing, and a fantastic city to live in and get to know.

Q. What are you most excited about at UCLA Anderson?
A. The Price Center for Entrepreneurship, the many different social and professional clubs, Parker Career Center, and living in Los Angeles.

Q. Why did you decide to pursue an MBA degree?
A. I wanted to build up my leadership skills, and promote a diverse network of peers in a new and up & coming "ecosystem"

Q. What is a piece of advice you have for prospective business school applicants?
A. Have a clear and linear story of where you have been and where you're looking to get to.


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