Luis Morales, MBA
Research & Analyst
Luis is a professional with prior education and work experiences in engineering, business and academic research. Luis is currently a PhD student at the University of Missouri at Kansas City (UMKC) and prior graduate of Arizona State University (ASU) and the Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Prior to UMKC, as an Industrial Engineer and an MBA, he executed a variety of complex business projects to analyze, plan or improve operations at a major corporation and at small business start-ups. As a PhD graduate student, Luis has learned to perform statistical research using advanced data analysis tools to research entrepreneurial start-ups. More recently as a healthcare data analyst, he has researched and defined business models and analyzed healthcare data (i.e, insurance claims, clinical quality and patient experience) to determine provider performance and identify improvements in patient cost, utilization, health and satisfaction for two leading healthcare management consulting firms in the Kansas City metropolitan area.