Jacob joined Fairmont as an Analyst in 2021, after having interned with the firm in the prior summer. Before joining Fairmont, Jacob interned at Collins Aerospace within the Missile and Systems team. While at Collins, Jacob conducted competitive intelligence to formulate Price-to-Win options and served as Pursuit Manager for a defense contract proposal including strategic development, proposal management, and overall business development operations.
Jacob graduated in 2021 on the Dean’s List from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in Policy Analysis & Management. While attending Cornell, Jacob served as President for the Cornell Global Economics & Finance Society, as well as Business Development Team Lead for the Hyperloop Cornell Engineering Project Team.
Macy joined Fairmont as an Analyst in 2023 after interning with the firm the previous summer. Before joining Fairmont, Macy was a summer analyst on the Aerospace & Defense team of Springhill Consulting Group. She has also interned at Setna iO, a commercial aircraft aftermarket parts supplier. In this role, Macy estimated the ROI of retired aircraft part-outs and coordinated international shipping and maintenance. Macy has been published for her work aiding in the development of a catalyst streamlining propane to propylene dehydrogenation at Northwestern University’s McCormick College of Engineering.
Macy graduated early with Honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Grainger College of Engineering with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. As a student, Macy participated in Army ROTC and Illini Air Shuttle where she led a team to develop a use case and subscale model of an eVTOL air shuttle between Champaign and Chicago. While at the University of Illinois, Macy led her team to a second place finish in the 2021 AIAA Undergraduate Design Competition.
John joined Fairmont in the DC office as an Analyst in 2023, after having interned with the firm in the prior summer. In addition to his responsibilities with Fairmont, John is a 2LT in the U.S. Army Reserves serving as a Platoon Leader in the 323rd Military Intelligence Battalion at Fort Meade. John graduated in 2023 from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Economy. While attending Georgetown, John was a four-year cadet in the Hoya Battalion and served as Company Commander his senior year. In ROTC, he was thoroughly engaged in research efforts focusing on global threats in NORTHCOM and SOUTHCOM. Additionally, John served as the treasurer of the Georgetown University Armed Forces Association (GUAFA) securing external sponsorships and organizing charity events.
Sophie joined Fairmont as an Analyst in 2023. Before joining Fairmont, Sophie was a Private Equity intern at Graham Partners. In this position, Sophie worked alongside both the Investor Relations and Deals team. Prior to her Private Equity experience, Sophie interned at Wolf Den Associates as a Management Consulting intern within the strategy team.
Sophie graduated in 2023 from Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a concentration in Markets, Management, and the Economy and a minor in Government. While at Dartmouth, Sophie was a member of the Varsity Women’s Soccer team. Alongside her athletic career, she participated in the highly selective Tuck Business Bridge Program taught by MBA faculty at the College. Sophie similarly participated in the Rockefeller Global Leadership Program centered around international politics and security issues. In addition, Sophie sustained membership in both the Dartmouth Women in Business and the Dartmouth Women in Law and Politics clubs.
Jake joined Fairmont’s Washington Office as an Analyst in 2023. Prior to joining the firm, Jake worked as a contract management specialist and finance intern for Boeing’s Defense, Space, and Security division. In this role, he managed contracts and correspondence pertaining to Boeing’s B-1 and B-52 bomber programs. Prior to Boeing, Jake worked for a family office focused on private equity investments across a variety of sectors, including aerospace.
Jake graduated from Georgetown University in 2023 with a Bachelor of Science in Business and Global Affairs, an inaugural joint degree from the Business and Foreign Service Schools, and a minor in economics.
Mariana joined Fairmont’s Boston Office as an Analyst in 2023. Prior to joining the firm, Mariana worked as a design engineer for Pratt and Whitney working on the F135 Engine Core Upgrade for the F-35 Lightning II flown by the U.S Air Force. In this role she supported the new design development of high pressure turbine static hardware to improve blade tip clearances and overall engine performance. Before a rotation in design, Mariana worked as a project engineer in Pratt and Whitney’s Operational Commercial Engines group, providing aftermarket engineering support on the F117/PW2000, V2500 and PW4000 112” programs. Most noteworthy was Mariana’s position as a project lead on a F117 combustor durability improvement for the C-17 Globemaster flown by the U.S Air Force. Mariana led an integrated product team through the first stakeholder alignment review where she later received an award for her leadership and collaboration. Throughout her tenure at Pratt and Whitney, Mariana received three project awards, nominations for two company-wide leadership awards and was recognized as a top new hire.
Prior to Pratt and Whitney, Mariana interned at TEAM Inc. as a project engineer and supported R&D of Carbon Matrix Composite (CMC) deliverables for United Technologies and Pratt & Whitney.
Mariana graduated Summa Cum Laude from Syracuse University in 2022 with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering and a minor in Business. While at Syracuse, Mariana was a member of both the Varsity Women’s Track Team and Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity. Prior to graduation, Mariana was inducted into Sigma Gamma Tau, The National Aerospace Engineering Honors Society for her academic efforts.