Profiles - Juan Iturriaga, Major in Business Administration
Hometown: Orlando, Florida
Activities & recognitions include:
Full time husband to my wonderful wife with two wonderful kids, and two dogs
Active Duty Military 1996-present in the Marine Corps NROTC
Beta Gamma Sigma / 13.73 Cum GPA
G. Pierce Webber Businea Scholarship, Senior Alumni Scholarship, Admiral Mike Borda Scholarship
Why I chose the MBS/UMaine:
The daily exposure to our multicultural student body
Faculty and staff connections:
Ms. Hughes: Genuine concern for the welfare of the student
Dr. Gilmore: Wealth of knowldge in labor relations
Dr. Agrrawal: Unmatched devotion for the students’ understanding of finance
Dr. Mahon: Energetic lectures and explosive revelations of globalization
Best Experience at the MBS:
My junior year induction as a Beta Gamma Sigma.
How the MBS has changed my life or made a difference:
It has broadened my understanding of international business and the importance of globalization.
My biggest challenge and how I’ve grown as a result:
The delicate balance of excelling at being a husband, a father, a mentor to the future officer of the Navy and Marine Corps, and a student. It has galvanized my morals and principals as the key to my success.
A service project I’ve been involved in:
Organization and participation with the MROTC unit’s involvement in the Toys for Tots program for the children of the Greater Bangor Region.
Post graduation plans:
Will be commissioned as a 2nd Lt. in the United States Marine Corps and will continue to serve my country.