Cindy Kent (MBA’99) is a healthcare executive, corporate director, and philanthropist widely recognized for her transformational leadership. She is known as a visionary who serves as a role model across industries and among many communities. Kent has held leadership roles with 3M, Eli Lilly, and Medtronic and most recently served as President and General Manager […]
The Master of Management in Health Care graduate was recently promoted to Air Force Reserve Command Nurse
Mamie Murphy (EMBA’19) got promoted after 18 months on the job while still enrolled in the Executive MBA program
Operating a business—any business—is a challenging endeavor. But when that business happens to involve a family, perhaps one that’s generations old, some unique obstacles must be considered. Among them: how to plan for succession when one generation has a different vision for the company than the next. Or how to separate one’s professional and personal […]
Xiaoyan Jiang, MBA’01, is a strong believer in the transformative power of international travel. Travel can be an ice-breaker in a conversation, a point of contact that turns a stranger into a friend, and the key to a vast professional network. Jiang has experienced it firsthand. While working for some of the biggest names in […]
The connection between Tennessee and Japan isn’t immediately obvious. One is home to the world’s largest city while the other takes pride in the wisdom and traditions of its rural roots. One is an island nation, the other is landlocked. Sushi vs. barbecue. But the connection between Japan and the Volunteer State is strong, dating […]
“I’m going to be honest—I’m stressed,” says James Murray. The co-founder and CEO of NewsCart is doing all of the things one would expect an entrepreneur to do, and maybe a few more. The 2017 MBA graduate travels the country pitching his product to potential clients and investors, but a major focus is navigating a […]
Whenever a business or organizational leader comes to campus, whether as part of the student-run Distinguished Speaker Series or simply to meet with students and faculty, Dean Eric Johnson always has one favor to ask: Sit down for a 10-minute video interview.
Tim Perry has never been one to follow convention. Perry’s instincts have served him exceedingly well, even when conventional wisdom might have suggested a different path. Perry is the Global Co-head of Oil and Gas Investment Banking, Credit Suisse.