Past Speakers

  • Jimmy Barge

    Jimmy Barge

    Oct 10, 2008
    Jimmy Barge (BBA 1978) is executive vice president and controller for tax and treasury at Viacom Inc. In this role, Barge is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Viacom's internal and external financial reporting functions, financial planning and analysis, and global tax and cash management strategies. He joined Viacom in…
  • Tom Cousins

    Tom Cousins, BBA 1952

    Apr 25, 2008
    Thomas G. Cousins is an iconic figure in the Atlanta real estate profession. He founded Cousins Properties Inc. in 1958. Today, it is one of the larger equity real estate investment trusts in the country, listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Cousins Properties developed such landmarks in Atlanta as the…
  • Allison O'Kelly

    Allison O’Kelly, BBA 1994

    Mar 28, 2008
    Allison Karl O'Kelly (BBA '94) is the founder and CEO of Mom Corps, a highly selective professional staffing company that helps corporations fill their intermittent staffing needs, while enabling professionals who are raising families to engage in challenging work on a flex-time basis. Before founding Mom Corps in 2005, she built…
  • Cynthia Cooper

    Cynthia Cooper

    Mar 4, 2008
    Cynthia Cooper is most well-known for her role in uncovering the corporate fraud at WorldCom — still the largest corporate fraud in history. She was named one of Time magazine's 2002 Persons of the Year after reporting the fraud and became the first woman inducted into the American Institute of…
  • David Hanna

    David Hanna, BBA 1986

    Feb 1, 2008
    David G. Hanna (BBA '86) has been Chairman and CEO of CompuCredit Corp. since the company was founded in 1996. CompuCredit markets its credit services to consumer borrowers with low credit scores who are often bypassed by traditional financial institutions. Hanna has extensive experience in the credit industry. He co-founded Account Portfolios…