Alex Crank is an MBA candidate in the College of Business and Economics. He currently is working an internship in the Compensation Department at Advance Auto Parts’ corporate headquarters in Roanoke, VA. His professional interests include Human Resources, specifically compensation systems. He also has an interest in the technological aspect to HR and is considering gaining experience in Human Resource Information Systems. Alex served as a Graduate Assistant in the MBA Office during his first year as an MBA candidate, Webmaster for the MBA Student Association, served as a Resident Assistant for three years at Longwood during his undergraduate career, as an RA Mentor, an Oktoberfest Klown, a staffing consultant, and worked at Best Buy for just under six years as a sales associate in Charlottesville. Outside of work and school, Alex enjoys playing guitar, golf, and tennis, reading his Kindle, canoeing, hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains, learning about everything he doesn’t understand, and socializing with everyone that he can learn something from.
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