Carnegie Mellon University

Penny Barnes

Penny Barnes

Full-Time MBA Student, Class of 2021

Get to Know Penny

"I'm a geophysicist born and raised in Texas. My career has been in the oil and gas industry in Houston, where I developed and executed technology solutions related to oil exploration.

"I came to Tepper because of the people and relationships that I saw in the class before me, including the Admissions Ambassadors!"

  • Concentrations: Business Technologies, Marketing, Organizational Behavior, Strategy
  • Hometown: Houston, Texas
  • Internship: General Mills in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • ClubsGraduate Business Association (GBA), Out & Allied, Operations & General Management, Tepper Women in Business, and Business & Technology
  • Post-MBA Career FocusGeneral Mangement: Leadership Development Programs