David V.

David V.


Stanford MPP/MBA | Harvard Kennedy Admit (Full Scholarship)

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Studied at Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Worked at Redesign Health

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David has helped clients get into these schools:

Deeply passionate about impact and policy with experience in the public, private, and non profit sectors. I was a duel degree graduate from Stanford University where I did both my MBA and MPP degrees fully funded via the Knight Hennessey scholars program. I was also admitted to Harvard Kennedy with a full ride. Let me help you land your dream policy program! I was a first generation, low income candidate and have expertise working with candidates from underrepresented backgrounds.

David can help with:

Financial Aid & Scholarships



School Selection

Application Strategy




Waitlist Strategy

David also coaches for Investment Banking, MBA, Venture Capital, Private Equity, and Management Consulting. View all.

About David

David Vasquez is an accomplished leader who continuously seeks to leverage his multidisciplinary background to create innovative solutions at the intersection of business, policy, and social impact. He has held positions at prestigious companies such as Bain & Company, Bank of America, Ares Management, Redesign Health, and Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO). He also served in the Office of the Governor of California (Newsom Administration) as Special Assistant to the Senior Advisor on Social Innovation where he focused on public private partnerships across the state. David was a member of the 2018 Inaugural Cohort for the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program at Stanford University where he received both his Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Public Policy (MPP). He also has a B.A. in Financial Economics from Columbia University. On a more personal note, David is was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and considers himself a true city kid. When he is not coaching, you can find David hanging out with his insanely cute (bias) dog Billie.

Why do I coach?

I grew up in a low income household with very little sense of the professional world I would soon find myself in. If it were not for the coaches who saw the potential in me (even when I did not always see it in myself), I would not be here writing this to you all now. There is nothing in the world I care about more than helping others find their true selves and aligning their time and energy towards that purpose. Whether that be in a career, going back to school, or showing up every day the best version you can be, I coach because I care about the person sitting across from me even if we are not yet acquainted. Let's work together, find your authentic "why," and set you on a path towards success!

Work Experience

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Redesign Health

June 2022 - June 2023

Spearheads concept development, research, prototyping, and launch of digital health startups aimed at solving healthcare’s largest problems

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Case Team Leader

Bain & Company

August 2021 - May 2022

Expert Consultant within Bain's Global Innovation & Design team. I advised on & led client engagements at the nexus of corporate innovation, venture capital investing, startup ecosystems, and disruptive technologies

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Program Manager

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity

March 2017 - August 2018

Program Manager & Career Coaching (investment banking & alternative investments)

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Investment Associate

Ares Management

March 2015 - March 2017

Private Equity, Credit, & Special Situations

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Investment Banking Analyst

Bank of America

July 2013 - February 2015

Leveraged Finance

David was also given offers to work at

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    Goldman Sachs

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    McKinsey & Company

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    The Bridgespan Group


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Stanford University


2018 - 2021

Knight Hennessy Scholar; Joint Degree (MBA/MPP)

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Stanford Graduate School of Business


2018 - 2021

Knight-Hennessy Scholar; Joint Degree (MBA/MPP)

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Columbia University

Bachelors of Arts, Financial Economics

2009 - 2013

David was also personally admitted to

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    Yale University

  • The Wharton School (UPenn) Logo

    The Wharton School (UPenn)

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    University of Chicago

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    Northwestern University

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    Emory University

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    NYU Stern School of Business

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    Harvard Business School

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    Harvard University

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David V.

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