Schedule of Events

Location: Brinkley Commons

Time Event
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch & Keynote

 

Welcome: Ken White, PhD., Associate Dean, MBA & Executive Programs

 

Featured Keynote: Quimby Kaizer, MBA '97, Principal, KPMG US

1:30 PM - 1:35 PM

Restroom Break

1:35 PM - 2:20 PM

Alumni Panel #1: Exploring the Financial Services and Real Estate Industries: Entry Points for Graduate Business Students

 

Moderator: Akram Khan, BA '96, President, Pantheon & WAABA Executive Board Member

 

Panelists:

  • Robert Crofoot, MBA '12, Managing Director, CBRE
  • Eddie Phillips, BBA '90, EVP & Co-Head, Commercial Banking, Xenith Bank
  • Darby Schoenfeld, MBA '04, VP, Investor Relations, PRA Group
  • Montique Warren, MBA '14, Capital Markets Associate, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
2:20 PM - 2:30 PM

Coffee Break

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Alumni Panel #2: The Big Brand: Navigating Your Career at a Large Corporation

 

Moderator: Patrice Lincoln, Director, Career Advising & Education, GCMC

 

Panelists:

  • Torae Artis, BA '00, MBA '09, Senior Manager, Deloitte
  • Melissa Dayton, MBA '16, Senior Marketing Associate, Capital One
  • Brittany Scopa, MBA '10, Supply Chain Strategy Director, Smithfield Foods
  • Matt Suettinger, MBA '10, Product Marketing Insurance Analyst, VW Group of America (VW Credit, Inc.)
  • Arvin Nundloll, MBA '17, Director, Rotational Leadership Program at Comcast NBC Universal
3:15 PM - 3:20 PM

Restroom Break

3:20 PM - 4:05 PM

Alumni Panel #3: What's Your Story? Creating Your Own Path to Success

 

Moderator: Philip Heavilin II, Executive Director, GCMC

 

Panelists:

  • Ayon De, MBA '15, Management Consultant, Cartesian
  • Chaitra Garalapuri, MBA '12, Strategic Sourcing Manager (IT), Gap Inc.
  • Som Saadat, VP, BBA '99, Vice President, CGI Federal
  • Robert Schmollinger, BBA '92, Vice President, Internal Audit, MicroStrategy
  • Emily Smith, MBA '10, Organizational Change Management Lead, MITRE
4:05 PM - 5:15 PM

Networking Reception

(get to know our speakers/ panelists - ask follow-up questions)

 

Passport Gift Drawing - Students Must Be Present to Win!

 

  • Abhinav Anand Veeraraghavan, MBA '17, Management Consultant, Arcadis