BRIAN HICKEY

Entrepreneur & Social Innovator

ABOUT

Brian Hickey is a business student studying entrepreneurship and marketing at Babson College. He works as a Social Media Ambassador for the school, through his online blogs, which provide insight into student life at Babson. He is also a Babson College Weissman Scholar, Natalie Taylor Scholar, and a Foot Locker Scholar, which provide Brian with resources and mentors to further his efforts to make an impact on his local and global communities.

He is passionate about making a difference and works to support opportunities in education, business, and healthcare in rural Africa. He personally traveled to Uganda (2011), Kenya (2013), and Ghana (2014) to continue these efforts and explore sustainable business opportunities for local villagers. Brian is also a dedicated runner and a member of the Varsity Cross Country and Track and Field Programs at Babson College.

Brian Hickey

RESUME

EXPERIENCE

  • Summer 2014
    International Sales & Marketing Intern - Eaton Vance
    • Assisted in financial research and analysis; reported on competitor analysis
    • Discussed prospective opportunities for international marketing and sales
  • 2013 to Present
    Social Media Ambassador - Babson College
    • Ambassador for college providing insights to community via social media
    • Blog, answer questions, and engage with current, prospective, and past students
  • Summer 2013
    Marketing & PR Intern - Janji
    • Earned Janji coverage on MSNBC, Forbes, and over 15 popular running blogs
    • Initiated market research to understand consumer perspectives of the brand
    • Created Team Sales & Janji Ambassador Program and developed a press kit
  • 2008 to Present
    Advisory Council & Program Co-Founder - Engeye Scholars
    • Co-Founded program to empower teens; raised $10,000 in education campaign
    • Traveled to Uganda (’11), Kenya (’13), Ghana (’14) to teach/promote business
  • 2010 to 2013
    Sales Associate - Fleet Feet Sports
    • Youngest employee in company history in customer-facing shoe fitting process
    • Helped promote special events and engage customers for specialty running store
  • Other Experience:

    Student Consultant - General Catalyst Partners, Fall 2014 (Scheduled)

    • Consult with student team on project for venture capital firm over 15 week class

    Greenhorn Connector - Greenhorn Connectors, 2014-Present

    • Campus representative promoting and connecting students with startup events/resources

    VP of Corporate Social Responsibility - MixItMug, 2012-2013

    • Led CSR for 25 member student business donating over $5,000 and 225+ service hours

    Webmaster - USATF Adirondack, 2011-2013

    • Redesigned and maintained website, created social media presence for a national branch

    Assistant Director - Pyramid Summer Running Camp, 2011-2012

    • Developed website, online registration, marketing materials, recruitment, on-site support

    Founder & Webmaster - Shakerrunning, 2007-2012

    • Founded running website; 500,000 visits in peak month; Named “Best US HS XC Website”

EDUCATION

  • Class of 2015
    Babson College -
    Bachelor of Science in Business;
  • Entrepreneurship/Marketing
    • Weissman Scholars Program
    • Natalie Taylor Scholar
    • Footlocker Scholar
    • Varsity Cross Country/Track
    • VP of Indoor Track Club
    • Consulting Club
    • Honors Program
    • Dean's List
    London School of Economics & Political Science (Summer 2014) -
    Honors Program Study Abroad

AWARDS

  • Clinton Global Initiative University Conference Attendee
  • European International Business Seminar Partipicant
  • Resolution Project Social Venture Challenge Finalist
  • Babson College "5 on Fire" Winner
  • Microsoft Challenge for Change Winner
  • NEWMAC All-Academic Award
  • Babson Quantitative Math Award
  • PwC Case Competition College Winner
  • Business Review "40 Under 40" Award
  • Times Union Scholar Athlete Award

SKILLS & INTERESTS

  • Entreprenuership
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Website Development
  • Public Relations
  • Sales
  • Consulting
  • Non-Profits
  • Journalism & Video
  • Operations
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Retail
  • Event Planning
  • Technology
  • Finance
  • International Business

MEDIA & RECOGNITION