Work & Accomplishments

Academic Papers
The Good Life – High School Paper [Download PDF] The Doctrine of Liberty – College Thesis [Download PDF]

Education
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2014-2016
Masters of Business Administration
University of Notre Dame, 2002-2006
Bachelor of Arts in “East Asian Languages and Literatures – Chinese.” Bachelor of Arts in “The Program of Liberal Studies” (aka, “The Great Books” curriculum). Graduating Thesis” “The Doctrine of Liberty – Michael Polanyi and Ideas on Freedom.”
Beijing (Peking) University, Beijing China, Spring 2005
First of 3 students from Notre Dame to attend China’s top university. Studied post-reform Chinese Industrialization and Modern Chinese History.
Qing Ha (Tsinghua) University IUP, Beijing China, Summer/Fall 2005
Qing Hua University’s Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies administered by University of California Berkley. Advanced Mandarin studies in writing, literature, and verbal facility.
Wichita Collegiate School – K-12

Career & Work Experience
OWB Consultants (O’Shaughnessy, Wang, and Blumenthal) Hong Kong / Shanghai – 2016
Founding Partner OWB Consultants provides consulting services for Chinese nationals interested in pursuing international investment, immigration (EB5), and educational opportunities overseas.
Reunion Capital – Hong Kong 2016
Founding Partner MBA Alumni fund focused on building lasting relationships through investments and networking events. Returned over 16% in first year of operation.
Lario Oil and Gas – Vice President of Asia Markets – Hong Kong / Shanghai, 2015-2016
Helped lead a highly successful EB5 fundraising effort on behalf of Lario throughout China for the development and drilling of oil projects throughout the Bakken Shale Play in North Dakota.
The Globe Resources Group, LLC – Vice President – Wichita, KS/Dickinson, ND, 2010-2014
Helped lead the development and expansion of the Bakken Oil Express rail loading terminal in the Bakken Shale Play, with a peak throughput of over 100,000 barrels per day.
Shores-Sentry LLC – International Sales Director – Houston, TX, 2009-2010
Responsible for first sales of Sentry pump-jacks into South America, including Chile Argentina, and Columbia Established first sales of Sentry oilfield equipment in Indonesia and Oman.
Sentry International, Inc. – Director of China Operations – Shanghai, 2006-2009
Worked under future Congressman and CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Director for Sentry relations with the Chinese government, Sinopec, and CPDTC. Grew Sentry manufacturing partnerships from 3 to 10 plants across China, contributing to a doubling of revenue and making Sentry the second most used pump-jack in the USA. Managed Shanghai Branch office
GeoPark (NYSE: GPRK) – Southern Argentina and Chile, Summer 2005
Worked on oil rig and lived in the field in a remote area of South America near the Magellan Straits on the Argentina/Chile border. Was working the rig when the company discovered its first oil.

Languages
Chinese Mandarin: Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing
Spanish: Proficient