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Executive Team

Our talent consists of the top students from Fisher College of Business along with other Students, Faculty, Staff and industry experts throughout The Ohio State University. 

Academically gifted and experience tested, our student consultants are the top talent in Fisher’s skill-specific, nationally ranked degree programs.  Each consultant builds upon their diverse background through a rigorous training & validation project, in addition to ongoing seminars in consulting and business fundamentals to prepare them for careers as leaders and managers within a business or careers within a consulting firm.

Executive Director

Kurt Roush, Executive Director
 

 Executive Director, Fisher Professional Services

  • Strategy
  • Operations Management
  • Merger & Acquisition
Biography

Kurtis is an experienced management consultant, having spent time with Deloitte Consulting's strategy & operations practice, where specialized in merger & acquisition integrations.  He has worked on a number of high-profile mergers including Avaya/Nortel, Bank of New York/Mellon, Fiat/Chrysler, and a multitude of others.  In addition to his professional background, Kurtis possesses both a JD and MBA from Ohio State and was a student leader in the Fisher Professional Services group during his graduate studies.

Managing Directors

Thomas Miller, Managing Director
 

MBA Class of 2014

Summer Internship: J.P. Morgan in Performance Consulting

Biography

Tom is a second-year MBA candidate at The Max M. Fisher College of Business dual majoring in Strategy and Operations. He currently serves as one of two Managing Directors for Fisher Professional Services.

Prior to enrolling in the full-time MBA program, Tom worked in the Financial Services Industry for Ameriprise Financial as a Financial Advisor and Advisor Coach, and most recently at JP Morgan Chase as a Branch Partner and Vice President of Investments.

Tom earned his B.S. in Finance and Investment Finance from The Ohio State University, and additionally holds an A.A.S in Architectural Drafting and Design from Central Ohio Technical College. 

Prior to beginning his first year of classes, Tom was one of two 2014 MBA candidates who represented the FPS brand internationally while working on a consulting engagement for Barclays PLC in Dublin, Ireland. 

Tom's performance on the Barclays project earned him the only first year slot on an Autumn FPS project with JP Morgan Chase.  Tom’s performance on the JP Morgan Chase (JPMC) project earned him an offer to intern with JPMC’s Performance Consulting (PC) Division, serving in the Business Modeling and Analytics (BMA) Group for his summer internship.  Tom represents the first MBA student to ever intern with JP Morgan Chase’s Performance Consulting Division, as well as Fisher’s first official MBA intern at JP Morgan Chase.

Tom plans to pursue a career in consulting after his graduation in May of 2014.

John O'Hara, Managing Director
 

MBA Class of 2014

Summer Internship: Nestlé 

View John's resume (PDF)

Biography

John is a second-year MBA student and one of two managing directors of Fisher Professional Services.

Prior to enrolling in the full-time MBA program at The Max M. Fisher College of Business, John worked in a variety of capacities in politics and public policy.  From 2010 to 2012, he served as vice president of external relations at the Illinois Policy Institue (IPI), a nonpartisan research organization dedicated to supporting free market public policy initiatives.  Before joining IPI, O’Hara worked as the assistant director of communications at The Heartland Institute, a nonpartisan free market think tank.  He is the author of A New American Tea Party (Wiley, 2010), a first-hand account of the history and principles of the modern day tea party movement.  Previously, he served as an advance representative under U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao.  Prior to that, O’Hara was a Collegiate Network journalism fellow at The American Spectator

John graduated from Kenyon College with a B.A. in Philosophy and a concentration in the Integrated Program in Humane Studies. He studied ancient philosophy and ethics at King’s College, University of London and he was managing editor of The Kenyon Observer.