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Getting To Know: William Smith

Name:  William Smith

Job title:  Executive Aide, MBA Programs Office

Job duties:  Manage appointments for Dean Riddle and just try to do whatever I can to make her life easier.  I also help direct students, schedule rooms and make sure our office runs smoothly.

How long have you worked at GW:  Three years.

What’s best, so far, about working here:  The people I come in contact with, and interacting with ambitious students.

What’s something your co-workers do not know about you:  I can knit, though I’m very much a novice.

Where did you grow up:  I was born and raised in El Paso, Texas, but I’ll usually say Las Cruces, N.M., since I spent a good portion of my life there.

Family:  My partner and two dogs (a bullmastiff/boxer mix and a pit bull).

Any hobbies?:  Reading, I occasionally do some writing, games and movies.

What do you enjoy doing on the weekend:  Spending time with neighbors, lots of movies and taking the dogs to Rock Creek Park.

Favorite vacation spots:  California is growing on me though I wouldn’t mind taking some international trips.

A favorite book:  Le Morte d’Arthur, The Count of Monte Cristo and Drive

A favorite movie:  Dogma

A favorite food:  Green chile-chicken enchiladas


Phone:  (202) 994-5095

Posted by gwsb on May 31, 2012 | Filed under: Getting to Know,GWSB News.

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The members of the MBA Admissions team contribute to the blog with postings about recruitment tours, events, interviews with current students, and insights about the admissions process. The team is composed of:

Christopher Storer, Executive Director
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Patsy Torres, Assistant Director
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