I believe you are a qualified and competitive applicant to the programs you mention; they span reasonable reaches (e.g., Stern) and on-pars (e.g., Fuqua)
. I consider Ross a great choice for your goals and see it as on the border of reasonable reach and on-par (closer to the latter, but I’m splitting hairs).
Regarding leaving the big-4 firm, that itself isn’t a negative factor – it all depends on the context. You apparently left this firm with a vision for something more meaningful and then took the initiative to create that venture. Further, you’ve operated it successfully (I’m sure there were ups and downs – that can enhance the story overall – a little drama never hurts!). In addition, your extracurricular activities are consistent with your goals, and you show positive commitment in that dimension. So in this case leaving the firm is part of a self-directed career vision.
It’s true that the undergrad GPA is low. However, your major GPA is strong and so is your GMAT. The key is that there is evidence of quantitative ability in your application.
One tip: in your essays, when describing your experience and your motivation for your goals (important to do), it's fine to mention less than great fit with the big-4 company, but don’t make it too negative or focus on not liking it, etc. – keep the focus positive and affirmative about what you DO want and DO like.
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