Paul Lanzillotti is the founder and Principal of the Amerasia Consulting Group. Over the past eight years, Paul has worked with more than 450 clients, and has helped his clients gain entry to every one of world’s top 25 MBA programs.
Paul is a guest lecturer for UCLA Anderson’s Riordan Programs and currently manages the largest pre-MBA group in the LA area, the Los Angeles MBA Admissions Workshop. Through these organizations, Paul brings his past experiences as a student and alumni interviewer for the UCLA Anderson admissions committee, as well as his knowledge gained as a GMAT instructor to those seeking to gain entrance to top MBA programs.
Prior to his current roles, Paul spent nine years in various finance, operational, and managerial roles at Veritas Prep, Revolution Prep, Kaplan, KPMG Consulting (BearingPoint), Northern Trust, Bear Stearns, Countrywide Financial, TRW, BASF, PBG, and the Ford Motor Company. At Veritas Prep, Paul served as the Vice President of Operations with oversight responsibility for all GMAT prep instructors and MBA admissions consultants. As the Director of Revolution Prep’s TutorSource division, Paul managed the launch of a new online marketplace for tutoring services. With BearingPoint, Paul served as a Senior Consultant in the company’s Finance, Risk, Compliance and Insurance group. Prior to business school, Paul worked as a manufacturing engineer and production manager within a plant environment.
Paul holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis on Manufacturing Process Design from Kettering University (1999), and completed his MBA at UCLA Anderson, concentrating in Operations and Entrepreneurship (2004.) At UCLA Anderson, Paul held several leadership and volunteer roles, most notably with the Riordan Programs, Challenge for Charity and the Entrepreneurship Association. As an alumnus, he was a board member with ASUCLA and is an alumni mentor for several UCLA undergraduate students.