Ethan Skaggs

Ethan Skaggs

New Orleans, LA, US



Four years architectural studio experience. Developing targeted campaigns to improve product performance and assist in new product launches. Strong organizational and strategic thinking skills, enthused problem solver, and dedicated employee. Experience tracking business metrics and completing trend analyses to determine market share performance and potential growth. 



Beta Theta Pi, Philadelphia, PA, US, Risk Management Consultant

Risk Management Consultants are responsible for educating both the VP of Risk Management as well as the chapter on the Risk Management Policy of Beta Theta Pi. We coach members on best, sustainable, and safe practices as well as advise the leadership on risk prevention. During the time period of August 2015 - May 2016, I also served as Chapter Advisor.

May 2015 - Jun 2016

Coleman Partners, LLC, Chicago, Illinois, Research Analyst (Telecommute)

Assisted in developing the strategy and execution for all executive searches in the Life Sciences industry (Pharmaceuticals, Medical Device, and Biotechnology), as well as for General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer searches globally across all industries. Was also involved in numerous business development efforts for the firm.

Nov 2015 - Apr 2016

Macy's, Philadelphia, PA, US, Visual Designer (Contract)

Responsible for the manipulation of collateral and marketing material to create stunning in-store visual displays and windows; brands include Nike, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, Martha Stewart, The North Face. Relevant skills include project management, brand management, CPG marketing, and planning/supply chain operations.

Sep 2015 - Feb 2016

Adobe Systems Inc., Philadelphia, PA, US, Student Ambassador

Promoted Adobe Creative Cloud software through creative leadership and independent brand marketing on Penn's campus; held regular product training workshops for students at the UPenn School of Design.

Aug 2014 - May 2015

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, Admissions Coordinator

Assisted in the tracking of highly-confidential letters of recommendation from Penn trustees and notable alumni. Primary skills included database management, project management, and cross-functional team building.

Aug 2011 - May 2015

LSU Health, Shreveport, LA, US, Research Assistant

Studied Epstein-Barr virus-induced alterations to cellular chromatin as a potential mechanism for "hit and run" oncogenesis as part of the Louisiana Science and Medicine Academic Research Training Program. Won fourth place in the Microbiology category at the 2011 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles, California.

May 2010 - Aug 2011


University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, BArch, Architecture

Relevant coursework: Digital Media Design, Marketing, Typography, Management, Color Theory, four years of studio experience (undergraduate and graduate levels), and three semesters of independent research.

Aug 2011 - May 2015

Caddo Parish Magnet High School, Shreveport, LA, US, High School, AP

Activities and Societies: Junior Class President (2009-10), Student Body President (2010-11), Distinguished Scholar (2010, 2011), Presidential Volunteer Service Award, Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Distinguished Finalist, National Honor Society, Co-President of the National Spanish Honor Society, Student of the Year Finalist

Aug 2008 - May 2011


Ivy Stone Design Competition, 1st Place

On Ivy Day, celebrated a few days before Commencement, members of the senior class place a marble slab, adorned with a symbolic image (usually of ivy) and the class’ graduation year, someplace on campus. Ethan Skaggs's design was selected to represent the Class of 2015 and is located at 36th and Locust Streets on Penn's Campus in Philadelphia.


People's Choice Award, Penn Art Show, 1st Place

First Place, People's Choice for 2013 Print; work displayed in gallery for the following year.


Microbiology Research, Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, Other

The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), a program of Society for Science & the Public (SSP), is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition. Ethan Skaggs was awarded Fourth Place in the Microbiology Category at the 2011 Intel ISEF in Los Angeles, California, for his project "Epstein-Barr Virus-Induced Alterations to Cellular Chromatin: A Potential Mechanism for Hit and Run Oncogenesis."


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