Garet Hil, Founder & President / Owner
Garet Hil, Founder & President / Owner, National Kidney Registry / Hil & Company
Undergraduate Degree and Major:
Graduate School(s) / Degree(s) / Year(s):
Wharton MBA 1987
What are your responsibilities at work and how does your degree help you achieve them?
My responsibilities include facilitating as many life-saving transplants as possible. My MBA education provided the quantitative tools and management education to make this happen.
What do you enjoy most about what you do?
Knowing the impact of our work – we have facilitated 70 life-saving kidney transplants.
What do you enjoy least about what you do?
Why did you choose this career?
I wanted to make a significant impact.
Why did you choose to get an MBA?
To be better prepared for an entrepreneurial career.
What was your first job post-MBA?
What traits should someone have to be successful in your career:
Traits to be successful in an MBA program:
What advice would you give someone considering an MBA?
Learn as much as you can in MBA school and do something that will change the world.
When considering MBA Programs, what do you suggest prospective students look for?
A school that will challenge them.