Whitney Ko received a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University, majoring in Operations Research & Industrial Engineering, with a minor in Applied Mathematics. After graduating in May 2013, she returned to New York City and joined the Analyst Program at Citigroup. In her first rotation as a sales analyst, she cultivated and grew corporate client relationships across all banking sectors. In her second rotation on the pricing team, she conducted due diligence and worked across product and relationship teams to structure comprehensive pricing proposals. In pricing deals, she leveraged her sales experience, and created models and databases for benchmarking and to streamline the pricing process. Whitney joined the MSCF program to pursue a career in quantitative finance by expanding her programming and computational background developed at Cornell, and building upon her work experience at Citigroup.