For the past eight years, Owen has celebrated its Alumni Weekend in April. Last October, Owen rejoined the rest of Vanderbilt in celebrating Reunion in the fall. In addition to Owen’s traditional wine and cheese night—as well as the Saturday … Continued
Author Archives: Vanderbilt Business
In 1976, less than a decade after the first 10 students enrolled at Vanderbilt’s new Graduate School of Management, Amy Conlee began her business education. “I was at Owen at a very early stage,” recalls Amy Conlee, MBA’77. Our class … Continued
Camille Brandon, MBA’14, a social media strategist at IBM, shares her favorite social media tips, including the Grandma Test. They all apply to individuals, small businesses and corporations. Don’t post anything you wouldn’t want your grandmother to see Would you … Continued
Owen alumni consistently explore and gain lifelong learning. In this issue, Vanderbilt Business turns to Brendan Moynihan, adjunct professor of management, for lessons from his best-selling co-authored book, What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars. Although that book focuses on … Continued
Ann Marie and Greg Brink’s personal partnership inspires their investment in nonprofit management
Vanderbilt business degrees are all in the family for these alumni.
Dean Johnson talks about people who perfectly capture the spirit of Owen right now: energetic, smart and engaged in ways that spur those around them to do great things.
Over its four decades,Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management has produced hundreds of leaders in functions and industries all over the globe. Meet seven of them in the CEO circle.
Every leader has an executive and an elephant inside them, says Dick Daft. Successful leaders must recognize both sides of themselves and use them to be effective.
But what excites me most about this new generation of leaders—in addition to celebrating their many successes—is what it says about the growing robustness of the Owen network.
Two years ago, Jane Kennedy Greene, BA’75, MBA’81, went from being shareholder in the family business to running it when her father asked her to take over the company’s reins. With 4,000 employees and operations in 30 states and Canada, … Continued
It’s been 14 years since I was on faculty at Owen, and now that I’m back, things sure have changed. Beyond the plethora of great new restaurants and things to do in Nashville, Vanderbilt as an institution has solidified its … Continued
So what do Owen faculty do outside the classroom? Meet a champion trick water-skier, charcutier, screenwriter, barkeep (and builder) and owner of a multimillion-dollar company.