JONATHAN HOWARD

Education
Human Resources

Senior Director of Talent at Democracy Prep Public Schools

“I wanted to hone my business management and strategic thinking skills to really help the organization grow.”

I love working for Democracy Prep. I started to think about where the organization is going and the growth we’re getting ready to see. I wanted to hone my business management and strategic thinking skills to really help the organization grow and determined that an MBA program would be the best way to do that.

“Kenan-Flagler has some core values that they stress and live by — leadership, integrity and teamwork, to name a few.”

Kenan-Flagler has some core values that they stress and live by — leadership, integrity and teamwork, to name a few. Throughout the program and your coursework, you constantly come back to those things. You constantly work with teams and have to manage different scenarios and relationships.

“Coming down to Chapel Hill and being with everybody really solidifies your participation in the program and makes you feel part of the community.”

I live in New York, but I really feel connected to being a Carolina student. For me, the immersions are really important, especially the ones in Chapel Hill. While you get to know each other really well online, coming down to Chapel Hill and being with everybody really solidifies your participation in the program and makes you feel part of the community.

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