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Griffin McGrath ________________________________________________________________________ EDUCATION: Quinnipiac University School of Business, Hamden, CT May 2010 Masters of Business Administration, Thesis: Determining Critical Success Factors of iPhone Applications • GPA: 3.56/4.0 Quinnipiac University, School of Business, Hamden, CT May 2009 Bachelor of Science: Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management, Minor: Interactive Digital Design • GPA: 3.63/4.0; Dean’s List ________________________________________________________________________ EXPERIENCE: Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT August 2009-Present Graduate Assistant • Acted primarily as a researcher in the emerging field of mobile education, and apply this research to develop innovative solutions for universities and other large organizations to utilize mobile technology to enhance their market positions; Integral member of the planning team to start an entrepreneurship concentration curriculum and entrepreneurial institute at the University. Sherbourn Technologies, North Billerica, MA 2005-Present (Per Diem) Intern of Business Operations • Assist in developing ideas for new products; Participate in national and international sales at industry trade shows; Conduct field research on market trends and report to the President; Assist in warehouse management, shipping and receiving; Compile and collate mass mailings to clients; Participate in the diagnosis and repair of amplifiers. Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT August 2008-May 2009 Publisher & General Manager, QU Chronicle • Grew advertising revenue by 56%; Established an internet presence for the newspaper using social media tools; Increased online readership by 36%, making it one of the top-100 most read student papers in the country; Managed day-to-day operations, including invoicing, billing and budgeting. The Chronicle was the recipient of the 2008-2009 Judith Jones Frank Outstanding Student Organization Award. Carrot Creative, Brooklyn, NY June 2008- November 2008 Intern of Research & Development; Account Representative • Assisted in business development; Researched business opportunities and conducted extensive market research; Wrote and edited business proposals for prospective clients; Managed projects and communicated with clients about project details. ________________________________________________________________________ AWARDS, PUBLISHED WORK & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS: • Winner of Connecticut Ventures State Business Plan Competition, Fall 2008; Second place. Spring 2009; Finalist, Spring 2007 • Recipient of Quinnipiac Entrepreneurship Student Achievement Award • Developing a Smart Phone MBA Program published in ISECON 2009 proceedings • Presenter: “Teaching Old Media New Tricks” 2009 ACP National College Journalism Convention

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