Charles T Ndhlovu MBA student

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Master of Business Administration (MBA), Awarded Joseph Wright Alsop (Ph.B. 1898) Memorial Fund Scholarship 2020
• Selected Consortium Fellow (30 of 500)
• Peer-elected Finance Chair: Africa Business Club, Member: Energy and Rugby Clubs
• Top Courses: Sourcing & Managing Funds, Operations Engine, Supply Chain Management, Energy Systems Analysis, Renewable Energy Project Finance, Managing Marketing Programs

Bachelor of Science (BS), Mining Engineering, summa cum laude GPA: 3.81/4.00; Received 2 Honor Awards 2012
• Selected Research Lead (Top 5 of 30): Responsible for designing time-sensitve experiments in nano-technology laboratory
• Chosen Thesis, “Self-Humidifying Polymer Electrolyte Membranes”: Selected to be one of presentation finalist
• Peer-elected President: NSBE, Club Secretary: African Student Association


PEPSICO, $63 Billion American multinational food, snack, and beverage corporation Purchase, NY
MBA Intern, Global Procurement Summer 2019
• Assessed efficiency of a $20 million capex spend for PepsiCo’s North American Bottles category; led price audit analysis
• Co-led productivity project “Capital Tooling Guidelines Refresh”; requested RFQs from suppliers to review and compare historic price-paid to ensure supplier competitiveness; identified price discrepancy and recommended supplier prepaid procurement
• Collaboration across various cross-functional teams, bottle industry converters, PEP bottling network, and equipment suppliers
• Presented findings to senior leadership teams and incorporated new price guidelines into NAB procurement system

CLD | FUSS & O’NEILL, Civil engineering consulting firm with office locations in 5 states White River Junction, VT
Project Engineer II, Consulting Engineering 2015 – 2018
• Consulted and oversaw over 50 private and 6 public clients on infrastructure development projects; engineering design, permits and regulations, construction costs and project management
• Researched and steered innovative design solutions for 2 Federal dams and 5 highways; designed engineering plans, feasibility and risk studies, provided end-to-end consulting support, and on-site project management
Project Engineer I, Project Management
• Collaborated with team members and regional offices on 2 complex multi-discipline civil engineering projects

LAURITA ENERGY, LLC, Energy startup focusing on exploration and resource optimization Morgantown, WV
Project Engineer, Mining and Natural Gas Projects 2014 – 2015
• Directed business startup and development. Managed natural-resources asset portfolio comprising of 5 coal reserves, 1 limestone mine and 3 shale gas wells, researched current industry extraction methods and technologies
• Monitored energy commodity prices weekly, estimated mine exploration and development costs, and modeled surface coal mine production for an output of 10,000 tons/month
• Facilitated in oil and gas reserve leasing and mineral ownership acquisitions of 2 Marcellus shale gas wells
• Supervised contractors and monitored exploration progress of over 1,500 mineral acres in Pennsylvania

MORGANTOWN ENERGY PRODUCING COMPANY, Vertically-integrated mining and utility company Morgantown, WV
Mining Engineer, Mining and Mineral Exploration 2012 – 2014
• Measured mine reserve quantities, and forecasted production output for 2 mines
• Developed business and financial models for coal leasing and royalty payment
• Ensured reliable supply of coal to Longview Power, a 685-Megawatt plant, by planning 2 stockpile areas
• Coordinated mineral exploration of 5 potential reserve properties and presented feasibility studies to Vice-President


• New Hampshire board of licensure for licensed professional engineers
• GIS, CAD, Civil3D, MATLAB, Self-taught (SQL, Tableau, Python, C)
• Interests: avid reader (Game of Thrones series), nano-technology research, infrastructure design