Our Philosophy

A great career doesn't just happen.



It starts with what you know.



Then what you can do.



Then who you do it for and with.


  Career Exploration 

Then where and how – as an employee, a leader or an entrepreneur.

Our Team

Devi Vallaghaneni

Devi Vallabhaneni 

Devi’s personal mission is to help MBA aspirants start their MBA with confidence in the classroom. She believes confidence in the classroom translates to a more impactful MBA experience, which ultimately leads to a more enriching post-MBA career.

She graduated from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a major in Accountancy and High Honors and later earned her CPA. She earned her MBA from Harvard Business School. From 2013 to 2016, she was on the Harvard Business School Admissions Board where she helped with women’s outreach, interviewed prospective candidates in Boston, London, and Paris, and worked on special projects for the Dean of Admissions. Now she is the HBS Interviewer In Residence at MBA Mission.

S. Rao Vallabhaneni

S. Rao Vallabhaneni

S. Rao Vallabhaneni, CPA, CMA, CIA, CISA, CBA, CFSA, CRP, has authored more than 60 study aids to prepare for professional certification examinations. He earned four master's degrees in management, accounting, industrial engineering, and chemical engineering. He holds 24 professional certifications in various business disciplines. Since 2005, he has been the author of Wiley's Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Exam Preparation Series.

Todd Hellman

Todd Hellman

Todd’s personal mission is to help others realize their potential in business through the transformative experience of the MBA. In particular, he has an interest in historically underserved populations (by gender, race, income, sexual orientation) who think the MBA is out of reach.

Todd graduated from Indiana University in Biology. Leaving biotech, he began working in marketing, communications, technology and education before seeking his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and continues to serve as an alumni ambassador for admissions.

Todd was named in the Top 50 Executive MBAs in 2017 by Poets and Quants.


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