For Edward Alston, the
Telecommunications Consultant (Retired)
Amy Jorgensen Conlee, one of Morgan Stanley's first female managing directors, pays it forward.
Owner, Jorgensen Company
David Farr has transformed a Fortune 500 company
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Emerson
Office assistant turned MBA rose to become national leader in petroleum industry
Founder and CEO, Bretagne, LLC
William Oehmig built several businesses through acumen and accountability
Founder and Managing Partner, Kestrel Capital, LLC.
Nashville native rose to the top of corporations and government
Revered Nashville Business Leader (deceased)
David Ingram's strategic pivot into beer distribution pays dividends
Chairman and President, Ingram Entertainment Inc.; Chairman, DBI Beverage Inc.
American Airlines chief Doug Parker knows how to manage through tough times
Chief Executive Officer, American Airlines
Anu Aiyengar is a thought leader that gives others a chance to thrive
Co-Head, Global Mergers & Acquisitions, J.P. Morgan
Huimin Wu is one of the most influential investors in China today
Prashant Khemka turns his eye to the Indian market
Founder, White Oak Capital Management
Sarah Trahern followed her passion to top rungs of the industry
CEO, Country Music Association
Maria Renz followed her mother’s advice — and her Vanderbilt degree
Executive Vice President, Social Finance, Inc.
Brad Martin's career path has taken him from politics to child care and everything in between
Chairman of Chesapeake Energy, Chairman of RBM Ventures, and Retired Chairman and CEO of Saks Incorporated
Over two decades, Adena Friedman helped lead transformation at NASDAQ
Turnaround expert Bob Rolfe is now Tennessee's Commissioner of Economic and Community Development
Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Betty Thayer's Vanderbilt MBA proved to be an advantage in Europe
Management Consulting Businesswoman (Retired)
Through several international roles, Martin Craighead stayed true to his inner compass
Former Chairman/CEO, Baker Hughes A GE Co LLC
U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman started his career in Investment Banking
Former United States Ambassador to Canada
Vanderbilt MBA equipped Josué Gomes da Silva to be international textile leader
Chairman and CEO, Coteminas
Charles Vice leveraged his engineering background to become a leader in energy and financial services
Vice Chairman of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
David Zinsner's career moves have taken him to the top of the Semiconductor industry
SVP & CFO at Micron Technology
John Ingram applies lessons learned at Owen to navigate multiple industries
Chairman of the Ingram Content Group, Lightning Source and Digital Ingram, and Ingram Industries
Looking back, Wall Street CEO remembers how Vanderbilt him get ahead
Chief Executive Officer, Context Capital Partners
Marjorie Eastman champions the military community in business
Award-winning Author, National Speaker, Contributing Writer, Longbow Six Publishing, LLC
Like his industry, Tim Perry follows an unconventional route to leadership
Global Co-head of Oil and Gas Investment Banking, Credit Suisse
Delta CFO Paul Jacobson went where he had hoped with his MBA
Chief Financial Officer, General Motors
Geoff Walker helps build brands and chart strategic direction
Chief Executive Officer & President, KidKraft Inc.
'Balanced’ approach informed Cindy Kent’s rise in health care business
EVP, President Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Inc.