About Us

What we do

AMOpportunities (AMO) connects medical students, graduates, and professionals with U.S. clinical experiences. Our platform offers individuals the opportunity to explore and apply for clinical experiences at 200+ clinical sites across 70+ medical specialties and subspecialties. AMO provides exceptional support services such as visa and housing assistance.

Meet the leadership

Kyle Swinsky is the CEO of AMOpportunities. He founded the company alongside COO Benjamin Bradley in 2013, at their alma mater the University of Wisconsin-Madison. While at the university, Kyle founded and served as the president for his schools Premedical Chapter of the American Medical Student Association. Kyle, along with Ben, have led the company to help more than 3,000 international medical students and graduates find clinical rotations in the U.S., grow to 30 employees, raise $4.1 million in total funding, and create lasting partnerships with institutions such as University of Miami, Saint Anthony Hospital, Georgetown University, and the University of Chicago. Kyle later went on to get his MBA at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business while serving as the CEO for AMOpportunities.
Kyle Swinsky
CEO

CEO - Kyle Swinsky

Kyle Swinsky is the CEO of AMOpportunities. He founded the company alongside COO Benjamin Bradley in 2013, at their alma mater the University of Wisconsin-Madison. While at the university, Kyle founded and served as the president for his schools Premedical Chapter of the American Medical Student Association. Kyle, along with Ben, have led the company to help more than 3,000 international medical students and graduates find clinical rotations in the U.S., grow to 30 employees, raise $4.1 million in total funding, and create lasting partnerships with institutions such as University of Miami, Saint Anthony Hospital, Georgetown University, and the University of Chicago. Kyle later went on to get his MBA at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business while serving as the CEO for AMOpportunities.

Benjamin Bradley is the COO of AMOpportunities. He founded the company alongside CEO Kyle Swinsky in 2013, at their alma mater the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Benjamin, along with Kyle, have led AMOpportunities to help more than 3,000 international medical students and graduates find clinical rotations in the U.S., grow to 30 employees, raise $4.1 million in total funding, and create lasting partnerships with institutions such as University of Miami, Saint Anthony Hospital, Georgetown University, and the University of Chicago. Benjamin later went on to get his JD/MBA at The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University while serving as the COO for AMOpportunities.
Benjamin Bradley
COO

COO - Benjamin Bradley

Benjamin Bradley is the COO of AMOpportunities. He founded the company alongside CEO Kyle Swinsky in 2013, at their alma mater the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Benjamin, along with Kyle, have led AMOpportunities to help more than 3,000 international medical students and graduates find clinical rotations in the U.S., grow to 30 employees, raise $4.1 million in total funding, and create lasting partnerships with institutions such as University of Miami, Saint Anthony Hospital, Georgetown University, and the University of Chicago. Benjamin later went on to get his JD/MBA at The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University while serving as the COO for AMOpportunities.

So much of learning takes place outside a structured academic system. You learn about your strengths and weaknesses and ultimately develop your own identity.
Ryan Flores
Chief Revenue Officer

Chief Revenue Officer - Ryan Flores

So much of learning takes place outside a structured academic system. You learn about your strengths and weaknesses and ultimately develop your own identity.

In college I learned that to get the most out of my educational experience I had to sit in the front row.
Malek Yala
Chief Technology Officer

Chief Technology Officer - Malek Yala

In college I learned that to get the most out of my educational experience I had to sit in the front row.

My great grandparents immigrated to the U.S. from Lebanon. I grew up enjoying traditional handmade Lebanese food, which I hope to continue sharing with others.
Kelli Rojek
Chief Experience Officer

Chief Experience Officer - Kelli Rojek

My great grandparents immigrated to the U.S. from Lebanon. I grew up enjoying traditional handmade Lebanese food, which I hope to continue sharing with others.

Building a diverse workforce in healthcare is essential to understanding the social determinants of health.
Seide Hood
Chief Program Officer

Chief Program Officer - Seide Hood

Building a diverse workforce in healthcare is essential to understanding the social determinants of health.

Meet the rest of the team

Our goals may change, but it is important to always be working towards something.
Daniel Rivers
Director of Partnerships

Director of Partnerships - Daniel Rivers

Our goals may change, but it is important to always be working towards something.

Diverse backgrounds and experiences can introduce fresh ideas and perspectives.
Melanie Krauss
Operations & HR Coordinator

Operations & HR Coordinator - Melanie Krauss

Diverse backgrounds and experiences can introduce fresh ideas and perspectives.

Joy is created when we find unity despite differences.
Antoine Foggs
Rotation Specialist Advisor

Rotation Specialist Advisor - Antoine Foggs

Joy is created when we find unity despite differences.

At school I learned how to analyze situational equality in education, personal, and professional life. Just because two people are given the same book doesn’t mean they’re given the same time to read.
Steve Ford
Lead Full Stack Developer

Lead Full Stack Developer - Steve Ford

At school I learned how to analyze situational equality in education, personal, and professional life. Just because two people are given the same book doesn’t mean they’re given the same time to read.

I go on a ski/snowboarding trip once a year to get away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. The mountain culture is laid-back and relaxing.
Brandon Vander Meersch
Lead DevOps Engineer

Lead DevOps Engineer - Brandon Vander Meersch

I go on a ski/snowboarding trip once a year to get away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. The mountain culture is laid-back and relaxing.

"Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility." Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Janani Jay
Product Design Manager

Product Design Manager - Janani Jay

"Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility." Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Diversity is important because we can learn so much from each other through our unique experiences and backgrounds.
Ashley Haines
Visitor Experience Coach

Visitor Experience Coach - Ashley Haines

Diversity is important because we can learn so much from each other through our unique experiences and backgrounds.

During a trip to Guerrero, Mexico, I got the chance to visit my paternal grandfather’s pueblo where I learned about the relationship Indigenous communities have with traditional foods, which are heavily used in Mexican cuisine.
Juan Guzman
Rotation Specialist

Rotation Specialist - Juan Guzman

During a trip to Guerrero, Mexico, I got the chance to visit my paternal grandfather’s pueblo where I learned about the relationship Indigenous communities have with traditional foods, which are heavily used in Mexican cuisine.

I have learned that with hard work and dedication anything is possible.
Daniela Ortiz
UX/Product Designer

UX/Product Designer - Daniela Ortiz

I have learned that with hard work and dedication anything is possible.

I have learned to believe in myself and always be open to change.
Ann Cook
Program Development Specialist

Program Development Specialist - Ann Cook

I have learned to believe in myself and always be open to change.

I was born in the U.S., but both my parents are from Mexico. My parents taught me to find my own path, but return home every once in a while.
Jorge Carmona
Junior Full Stack Developer

Junior Full Stack Developer - Jorge Carmona

I was born in the U.S., but both my parents are from Mexico. My parents taught me to find my own path, but return home every once in a while.

I lived at Muay Thai camp in Thailand where I learned that Thai culture revolves around respect. In America, respect is often a formality, in Thailand — it’s intentional.
Jaimie Lake
Communications and Design Strategist

Communications and Design Strategist - Jaimie Lake

I lived at Muay Thai camp in Thailand where I learned that Thai culture revolves around respect. In America, respect is often a formality, in Thailand — it’s intentional.

Everyone you meet knows something you don’t. Remember this and you can learn something new each day.
Stephanie Buga
Content Specialist

Content Specialist - Stephanie Buga

Everyone you meet knows something you don’t. Remember this and you can learn something new each day.

During a trip to the Galapagos Islands I learned that everyone lives differently, and we need to be less wasteful.
Alisia Brannon
Program Specialist

Program Specialist - Alisia Brannon

During a trip to the Galapagos Islands I learned that everyone lives differently, and we need to be less wasteful.

One of the most important things I’ve learned is that all-nighters are never effective. It’s best to let your body rest.
Jordan Nation
Institutional Experience

Institutional Experience - Jordan Nation

One of the most important things I’ve learned is that all-nighters are never effective. It’s best to let your body rest.

I am Mexican and Puerto Rican (Yo soy Mexicana y Puertorriqueña). Growing up with the beauty of both heritages taught me the importance of hard work, the strength of family, and gave me a palate for great food.
Donielle Alicea
Senior Marketing Director

Senior Marketing Director - Donielle Alicea

I am Mexican and Puerto Rican (Yo soy Mexicana y Puertorriqueña). Growing up with the beauty of both heritages taught me the importance of hard work, the strength of family, and gave me a palate for great food.

As a senior in college, I studied abroad in India. I learned that we take things as simple as turning on a faucet for granted, not even thinking how difficult it can be in other countries.
Brittany Trevick
Director of Marketing

Director of Marketing - Brittany Trevick

As a senior in college, I studied abroad in India. I learned that we take things as simple as turning on a faucet for granted, not even thinking how difficult it can be in other countries.

I’ve lived in France twice and have traveled to 15+ countries. The biggest takeaway is that we all are more similar than we think, but our cultures give us a valuable perspective to offer one another.
Shelby Smith
Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator - Shelby Smith

I’ve lived in France twice and have traveled to 15+ countries. The biggest takeaway is that we all are more similar than we think, but our cultures give us a valuable perspective to offer one another.

Diversity is important because we need insight from all walks of life to answer the world’s questions.
Sam Cusentino
Rotation Specialist

Rotation Specialist - Sam Cusentino

Diversity is important because we need insight from all walks of life to answer the world’s questions.

I have a passion for performing arts. If you have your heart in something, always go for it.
Tiana Peters
Customer and Partnership Associate

Customer and Partnership Associate - Tiana Peters

I have a passion for performing arts. If you have your heart in something, always go for it.

Technology unites people across borders and cultures through the universal language of code.
Mark Romz
Managing Full Stack Developer

Managing Full Stack Developer - Mark Romz

Technology unites people across borders and cultures through the universal language of code.

Our history

2008

AMO is conceptualized. The vision is of an international company that is equal parts influential and rewarding.

2013

AMO launches out of Madison, Wisconsin, with the mission to connect internationally trained medical students, graduates, and professionals to supplemental training in the U.S.

2014

The company strategically relocates to Chicago, a location with a huge healthcare community, one of the largest airports in the country, and home to some of AMO’s best programs.

2015

Launches an online marketplace to provide simplicity and support in securing clinical experiences to a larger audience.

2016

AMO applies and is accepted to join Chicago-based healthcare startup incubator, MATTER.

2017

Raises $1.1 million in investment funding and beats out 300 other startups to win the University of Chicago New Venture Challenge. (Chicago Tribune)

2018

Launches a new marketplace available to schools, hospitals, and students. Hires new team members to meet demands to match and enhance growth.

2019

AMO triples in size. At this point, the marketplace is accessed by more than 120,000 international medical students, graduates, and physicians.

2020

To date, AMO has placed 3,000 individuals in clinical experiences at more than 200 different sites across the U.S. To meet the growing demand of students seeking both core and elective experiences, AMO’s partnership team anticipates a growth in overseas relationships and across borders at educational institutions. AMO is now a team of 30 individuals and has raised a total of $4.1 million in funding. Although the size and direction of AMO has expanded, the mission and values it was built on are still the foundation of every decision, project, and goal.

Careers

At AMO we believe that productivity and growth are a product of happiness. We want our team members to look forward to Mondays and feel a sense of accomplishment on Fridays.

Our team takes pride in being a tight-knit community of hardworking individuals. We have no problem asking each other the hard questions in conference rooms and going out for a bite to eat after.

We share our ideas amongst one another. When one person speaks, they are heard, and leadership asks for ideas to build a stronger community.

We balance work and play. With this flexibility comes personal responsibility, which is empowering when you get the job done.

Company Values

Honesty
Inclusivity
Curiosity
Collaboration
Strategic Innovation
Being a Lifelong Student
Communication
Accountability

Office Culture

  • Be a Global Citizen

    We embrace cultural differences, support diversity, and work better together.

  • Think Global, Act Local

    We strive to change the world with every action we take-big or small.

  • Inspire Learning

    We experiment and explore, building a culture of lifelong learning.

  • Everyone is a Builder

    We build together, take risks together, and think big together.

  • Open Doors, Open Mind

    We connect through honest communication.

  • Take Ownership

    We own our roles, take the initiative to succeed, and acknowledge failure as learning.

  • Support the Journey

    We become a part of everyone's American dream, empowering others to succeed.

  • Serious Work, Serious Fun

    We solve real-world problems with joy and optimism.

Benefits

Working at AMO has its perks! Below are some things you can look forward to when you join our team.

  • Health
    • Health, Dental, and Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • Parental and Family Medical Leave
  • Time Off
    • Unlimited PTO
    • Paid Holidays and Sick Days
  • Financial
    • 401(k) Matching
    • Commuter Benefits
  • Extras
    • Opportunities for Remote Work
    • Casual Dress
    • Team Events

Opportunities

View our available positions!

At AMO, things are always changing. If you don’t see a job that fits your skill set or interests, you could still be a great fit for our team!

Please email careers@amopportunities.org with your resume, information on why you are interested in AMO, and how your skill set, work ethic, and personality could make you an asset to our team.