As a six-year member of the U.S. women’s national in-line hockey team, Charlotte Nicholson earned three golds, two silvers and a bronze. After graduating from Duke, she earned her MAcc degree from Vanderbilt in 2010. She joined KPMG’s audit division, … Continued
Elliot Waterbury, MAcc’15, died June 14, 2017, in New York City. He was 25. Elliot was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Fla. He earned a master’s in accountancy and business valuations from Vanderbilt University in 2015 and was named … Continued
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
Would working at a toy company really be all fun and games? Erin Sullivan can tell you. She has worked at Mattel since landing a marketing internship while a student at Owen. Now senior director for Fisher-Price marketing, she has … Continued
The Very First Owen Graduate
Around the world in 80 days? Tyler Narveson needs only 17. The Colorado native, who finished his MBA in May, travels for both business and pleasure, calling his “addiction to travel” his passion. Having circumnavigated the earth five times already—at … Continued
Beth Torres, EMBA’11 CEO, Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee Career Path Milestones: Vice President, Junior Achievement Middle Tennessee and Account Marketing Manager, Reebok As a teenage athlete, Beth Torres once dismissed the prospect of a business career as boring. A job at … Continued
Todd Jackson, BA’96, EMBA’08, received the inaugural Alumni Volunteer Award from the Vanderbilt Alumni Association Board of Directors. The award recognizes an alumnus who has positively represented the institution and its mission and has a significant pattern of volunteer service … Continued
Alumni-owned OverDog has recruited hundreds of professional athletes to play the video world’s most popular multiplayer games, including Call of Duty, Madden NFL, FIFA and NBA2K, with fans via the OverDog mobile application.
Francis Guess has been a problem solver in business, government, community and nonprofit arenas ever since he returned from Vietnam and picked Vanderbilt’s new graduate management school instead of law school.
Alumni Jason Reusch, MBA’05, and Steve Berneman, MBA’10, JD’10, were among the Owen alumni who greeted incoming students at the welcome event in August. The incoming class includes 166 full-time MBA students, 53 Executive MBA students, 33 MAcc Valuation students, … Continued
Owen alumni donated $314,694 in honor of their reunion in April 2013. Alumni Board President Brent Turner, MBA’99, (center), prepares to present the really big check to Dean Jim Bradford during the weekend’s kick-off barbecue.
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
Current Owen students honored outgoing Dean Jim Bradford on April 18 during their last Thursday Social at Owen of the academic year. The students surprised him with a specially designed and created Hatch Show Print recognizing Bradford’s tenure as dean. … Continued
Nelson Andrews III, BA’89, EMBA’95, grew up around the automobile business, but he didn’t see himself making it his career. His father owned a dealership in Michigan before the family moved to Brentwood, Tenn., to establish the area’s first Cadillac … Continued