About GMU Team NOVECAnita AhnAnita is pursuing a masters in Operations Research with a concentration in Military Operations. She has a B.S. in Economics under Pamplin School of Business at Virginia Tech. She is currently working for Booz Allen Hamilton as a financial analyst for the Army's logistics branch. Her studies in OR will enable her to leverage her learning to her current work, as working for military budget relates to optimizing the resources of a constrained budget. She hopes to further her interest in OR through an ORSA (Operations Research Systems Analyst) job for the military in the near future..

Daniel Kim

Dan currently works in healthcare analytics. He is also a part-time student in the Operations Research Master's program at GMU. His expected graduation date is Dec 2016..

Meselework Aytenifsu

Meselework Aytenifsu graduated from Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.  He has been employed at NFCU in Northern Virginia Area, as a Software Engineer during the past five years.  Meselework is expected to graduate from George Mason University in December 2016, with a Master of Science in Systems Engineering.

Bryan Barfield

Bryan is currently working towards a Master's of Science in Operations Research. Received Master's of Arts in Business Administration from Lindenwood University in 2001 and Bachelor's of Arts in Risk Management and Insurance from Georgia State University in 1996. Currently working as a Senior Operations Research Analyst for Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative..