After industrial systems engineering school at Ohio State University, Rehgan Avon could have joined the team at a major auto manufacturer, a global consulting firm or the innovation division of any number of Fortune 500 companies in exciting cities across the U.S. and even the world, probably. Her focus on analytics is a hot commodity for hiring managers.
Instead, she dove into the realm of startups. Places where people work like crazy every day building a new product they hope someone needs. Where they’re invested in bringing a vision to life. Where the cost of mistakes is that a company shuts down. And the reward for success is that founders achieve beyond their wildest dreams — and maybe they change the world a little, too.
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Story excerpt provided by The Columbus Dispatch.
Written by Katy Smith.
Originally published February 3, 2021.