Meet Our Students
Nathan Hesch Nate Hesch grew up outside Chicago and graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering. During college, he worked as an intern for an engine manufacturer in Indiana, focusing on design work and lean manufacturing. After graduating, he worked for a defense company in Denver for a year and Atlanta for a year, rotating through positions in operations, supply chain, and quality organizations.
Nate enjoys hiking, exercising, reading, and playing pick-up soccer. He intends to pursue an entrepreneurial career and is interested in the energy, environmental technology, and digital marketplace industries. He is most looking forward to connecting with classmates in the program and brainstorming solutions to big problems. He is excited to live in Kansas City for the first time and become friends with other motivated students!