Owen Century Partners

Owen Century Partners

The Owen Century Partners is a group of prominent Vanderbilt University alumni and supporters who have committed more than $20 million to date toward an extensive renovation and expansion of Management Hall.

Members of the Owen Century Partners include:

Maria Renz Barr, MBA’96, and Tom Barr, MBA’98
She is executive vice president for consumer banking at SoFi and a member of the Owen School’s Alumni Board. He is president and CEO of Sono Bello and a former member of the Owen School’s Alumni Board.

John Brock and Mary Brock
He is the former CEO and Chairman of Coca-Cola Enterprises and a member of the Owen School’s Board of Visitors.

Bruce Brockenborough, EMBA’01
He is president and CEO of Hannan Supply and a member of the Owen School’s Alumni Board.

John P. Eckstein, MBA’87
He is president of Marquette Transportation Co.

Adena Friedman, MBA’93, and Mike Friedman, JD’93
She is president and CEO of Nasdaq, a member of the Owen School’s Board of Visitors, and a member of Vanderbilt University’s Board of Trust.

John Hawkins, MBA’92, and Renee Hawkins
He is a partner at The Sterling Group, L.P. and a former member of the Owen School’s Alumni Board.

James Herring, BA’88, MBA’89, and Carol Herring, BS’94
He is managing director at Goldman Sachs and a former member of the Owen School’s Alumni Board.

David B. Ingram, MBA’89, and Sarah Ingram
He is chairman and president of Ingram Entertainment and chair of the Owen School’s Board of Visitors.

Paul Jacobson, MBA’97, and Mara Jacobson
He is executive vice president and chief financial officer of General Motors Co. and a member of the Owen School’s Board of Visitors.

A.J. Kazimi, MBA’84
He is Chief Executive Officer of Cumberland Pharmaceuticals and a member of the Owen School’s Board of Visitors and an Adjunct Professor at Owen.

Ted Lazenby, BA’54, and Gigi Lazenby, BA’67, MBA’73
He is president, CEO and chairman of LNC Corp. and former CEO of Southlife Holding Co. She is chairman and CEO of Bretagne LLC, a member of the Owen School’s Board of Visitors, and a former member of the Owen School’s Alumni Board.

Andy McCain, BA ’84, MBA ’86 and Lucy McCain, BA ‘84
He is President and COO of Hensley Beverage Company and a member of the Owen School’s Board of Visitors and Campaign Cabinet.

Doug Parker, MBA’86, and Gwen Parker
He is chairman and CEO of American Airlines, a member of the Owen School’s Board of Visitors, and a member of Vanderbilt University’s Board of Trust.

Mr. and Mrs. Matt Peterson, MBA’94
He is CEO ancillary and individual/chief administrative officer at UnitedHealthcare Commercial and a member of the Owen School’s Alumni Board.

Neil Ramsey, BE’82, MBA’83
He is president and CEO of Ramsey Quantitative Systems Inc. and a member of the Owen School’s Board of Visitors.

Sean Rogers, BA’ 87, MBA ’95 and Tavenner Rogers, BA ’91, MS ‘95
He is CEO of Pasaca Capital Inc. and a member of the Owen School’s Board of Visitors.

Bob Rolfe, EMBA’88
He is commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.

Craig Savage, BS ’92, MBA ’98 and Anna Chin Savage, BS ’91
He is partner at William Blair and a Former Owen Alumni Board Member.

Liz Shults, MBA ’96 and Rob Shults, MBA ’96
She is Owner and Interior Designer at Le Chateau, and he is President and Owner of RLS Ventures

Julie Carell Stadler
She is CEO of the Dance Network and Skyway Studios, and is a member of the Owen School’s Board of Visitors.

Jon Stevens, MBA’95, and Susan Stevens
He is president of JLL Digital and a member of the Owen School’s Alumni Board.

Cal Turner Family Foundation
Cal Turner Jr., BA’62, founder of the foundation, received the Vanderbilt Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1998 and is an emeritus member of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trustees.

Underwood Family Foundation and John Underwood, MBA’98
John Underwood is managing director at Goldman Sachs, a member of the Owen School’s Board of Visitors, and a former member of Owen’s Alumni Board.

Geoff Walker, MBA’94
He is Chief Executive Officer and President of KidKraft, Inc. and a member of the Owen School’s Board of Visitors.

David Zinsner, MBA’96
He is senior vice president and chief financial officer at Micron Technology Inc. and a past member of Owen School’s Alumni Board.

The Owen Century Partners also include one donor who wishes to remain anonymous.