About

I like helping people manage their data so they can think more creatively.

Armed with a liberal arts degree and a master’s from a leading business school, I set out into the world to become an amazing analyst.

Over the past few years I have worked on projects ranging from Canadian retailing to neurosurgeon compensation.

While I had big ideas about making an impact to the business, I felt drowned and overwhelmed in the data. There was no way to see the forest, because I was stuck in the trees of confusing spreadsheets.

Since starting my blog, I’ve written hundreds of posts. I’ve launched courses, written ebooks and developed a great network of Excel and analytics enthusiasts.

Through this experience, I’ve noticed patterns of what makes a good analyst. Specifically, I’ve seen the best and worst in Microsoft Excel and data analysis.

Data literacy is necessary for innovation.

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I hold a bachelor’s in economics, magna cum laude, from Hillsdale College and master’s in finance from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management.

I have also completed a certificate in business analytics from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.

Currently, I am pursuing a doctorate in Design & Innovation with a concentration in Management Information Systems, also from Case Western.

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