Burton joined Financial Aid Optimization in March of 2019. As an Associate Data Analyst, he helps create reports for clients throughout the admission cycle and helps find answers to questions clients have about their data. He spends most of his time in databases, making sure the data looks pristine for analysis.
Burton worked at 3M as a package engineering analyst. He oversaw packaging data relating to consumer displays found in retail stores. He also worked to create/approve a bill of materials for each display for manufacturing plants.
Burton graduated from the University of St. Thomas in May of 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in Business operations and supply chain management.
Outside of work, Burton's biggest passion is playing golf. He enjoys the personal challenge of competing against himself and others. His family owns a cabin north of the cities and he enjoys going up there to fish and relax by the lake.
Birthplace/Hometown: Prior Lake, Minnesota
First job: Worked at a Pizza Hut for 3.5 weeks as a 16-Year-old
Favorite book/movie: Game of Thrones series
Favorite class/job in college: Business Strategy
What course do you wish you had taken in college? More math/statistics courses
What have you learned about colleges that you didn’t expect? How many students are admitted vs how many enroll.