MBI: Where Leadership Begins

A career at MBI is more than marketing, more than product development, more than strategy and creativity. It’s a career in leadership. On your very first day, you’re given the responsibilities, tools and support that you need to make tangible contributions to the company’s success — and to your own. 

Kristi Patterson

Harvard ’98

"I remember from the outset, MBI promised to put me on a ‘fast-track to general management.'

“And as soon as I arrived, the company did what it promised.  After a whirlwind indoctrination, I was given broad-based management responsibilities for a key segment of the business.  You feel a bit overwhelmed at first. It takes a while to feel in control, but you learn quickly.”

Today, Kristi runs one of MBI’s two major divisions.



Alex Blank

Columbia '97

“I knew no matter what I did after graduation, I wanted the excitement of being in charge. But, I didn’t think I’d find it in any entry-level job.

"At MBI, your work speaks for itself.  If you’ve got what it takes, you’re constantly moving forward, assuming a bit more responsibility from day to day, acquiring more authority to make the important decisions.”

 Alex helped pioneer our jewelry business and runs it today as an Executive Vice President of the Danbury Mint.


Jason Brenner

Penn ’97

“My curiosity was piqued by a posting for MBI at career services. The job called for an entrepreneurial general manager. 

“I liked the sound of it. A lot of jobs are one-dimensional, where you get locked into one function. This was something different — a lot more connected with the real world, a lot more hands-on.  It was an opportunity to run a business.”

Today Jason, as an Executive Vice President of the Danbury Mint, runs a substantial portion of that division’s business.


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