Career and Post-Graduate Development

Elish Bennett
Elish Bennett

Eilish Bennett



Business and Economics




Eilish (Irish) graduated from Ursinus in 2014 with a BA in business and economics, and a minor in Psychology. Currently, she is the Chief of Staff for the Chief Information Officer of Global Commercial Services at American Express. In this role, she manages the strategic oversight of the department operations and is responsible for a broad range of activities including growth, analytic, and communication initiatives to help ensure the objectives of the organization are met. Irish has a wealth of experience in management consulting, mergers and acquisitions, and analytics strategy. Before joining American Express, Irish was on a strategy team within the Data and Analytics organization at JP Morgan where she worked closely with data scientists and business stakeholders to ensure initiatives were closely aligned to business strategy and managed the effective execution of a portfolio of projects. Prior to JP Morgan, she was also a consultant at Deloitte, focused on Mergers and Acquisitions, and directly after graduation from Ursinus she spent a year serving with AmeriCorps through City Year Los Angeles. Irish also holds an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.

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