Ryan Fogle is a 2016 master of business administration candidate at the University at Buffalo School of Management, concentrating in marketing, consulting and international business. Ryan is a native of Toledo, OH and moved to Buffalo, NY in 2002 for his undergraduate degree. Since that time he received an AOS in Culinary Arts and also graduated summa cum laude from Buffalo State College with a BS in food and nutrition science. Ryan has been elected to be the president of the Graduate Management Association for the 2015-2016 academic year, representing the MBA student body for the school. In addition to being a UB School of Management Dean’s Scholarship winner, he is also a member of the Buffalo MBA Consulting Group, WNY’s pro bono MBA student-run consulting firm dedicated to assisting local businesses. Recently, Ryan was a member of the team that placed first out of 30 teams in Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management Case Competition. Ryan has a keen interest in continuing consulting work after graduation by assisting local food and beverage start-ups with writing business plans, securing funding and creating marketing strategy. Upon graduation, Ryan intends to stay in WNY with his wife and pursue a career in marketing.