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Cory Trusty

Cory Trusty - FlexEvening MBA

A Quest for Knowledge and Growth

Cory Trusty, MBA '18, a Rady alum born in Kentucky, carved his path to success through education, hard work, and a relentless drive for improvement.

Trusty’s journey began at UC San Diego where he majored in Physics at Revelle College, showcasing his penchant for analytical thinking from the outset.

"After completing my undergraduate studies, I knew I wanted to pursue further education that would equip me with the skills to excel in the business world," he reflects.

The analytical focus of Rady’s faculty and coursework prepared him to engage with data scientists and analytics professionals, both within his company and externally with clients. The program's emphasis on corporate governance and operations provided him with invaluable insights that he applies daily in his professional endeavors.  Currently, Trusty holds positions of Senior Account Manager at Juniper Networks and Co-Owner of Trusty Properties LLC.

Despite his impressive career achievements, he remains grounded, describing himself as a family-oriented adventurer who is always eager to learn and improve.

"One of the most rewarding aspects of my career has been the opportunity to continually challenge myself and strive for improvement," he shares.

 A significant career accomplishment came in 2022 when he was awarded the #1 Owner Salesperson in North America, a testament to his dedication and expertise in the field. When asked about his work, he expresses a passion for the challenge of matching technical solutions to meet customers' needs in critical sectors of the economy.

"I enjoy the challenge of finding innovative solutions to complex problems and delivering value to our clients," he explains.

Reflecting on his time at Rady, he describes the experience as "amazing," highlighting the joy, drive, and intelligence of his cohort. The friendships forged during his MBA continue to enrich his life and professional network to this day.

"For me, the people I met at Rady were absolutely amazing, and I am so fortunate to still have many of those people in my life today," he shares warmly. "Rady taught me that I can accomplish anything that I put my mind to in the business world," he reflects.

He encourages Rady students to embrace the learning opportunities presented by the program, both academically and socially.

"In my quest for knowledge and growth, Rady provided me with the platform for success.”