- Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Terry Brown is chief executive officer of EDENS, one of the nation’s leading private owners, operators, and developers of retail real estate. EDENS is based in Columbia, S.C., with regional headquarters in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, and Miami. Brown, a summa cum laude graduate of UGA’s Terry College of Business, joined EDENS as CEO in 2002. Today, the company is distinguished by the connectivity of its centers to their communities, as well as by its investment grade quality balance sheet and unique corporate culture. Under Brown’s leadership, EDENS has established marketplace leadership positions in sustainability practices, technology, and management training. Brown was previously CEO of Andersen Corporate Finance, where he was responsible for strategy and investment banking activities on a global basis across the real estate, manufacturing, technology, services, and energy industries. Prior to joining Andersen, he was a U.S. Army officer. Brown is a member of the Real Estate Roundtable and the Urban Land Institute. He is a former trustee and executive committee member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, and he is a member of the Liberty Fellowship, a leadership initiative sponsored by the Aspen Institute. Brown serves on the board of directors of the University of Georgia Foundation, Consolidated Systems, and the Opus Corporation. He is also a member of the Palmetto Business Forum. Brown was a 2011 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year regional award winner and a national finalist.
- Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Join us for a roundtable discussion with Will Herman. Will is originally from Augusta, Georgia and, after his graduation from the University of Georgia in 1992 (BBA – Accounting), he moved to Atlanta and began his professional career at Arthur Andersen. In 2002, he started at Deloitte & Touche and became a partner in Deloitte's audit practice in 2005. He currently leads Deloitte's Atlanta financial services and real estate industry group. He has over 21 years of public accounting experience during which he has assisted companies with resolving complex accounting issues and financial reporting matters.
In addition to spending time serving clients, Will is actively involved in the Atlanta community and with the University of Georgia. He is the finance chair of the board of directors of the Chastain Park Conservancy and is the co-chair of the Employee for the Arts fundraising campaign at the Woodruff Arts Center. He leads Deloitte's recruiting efforts at the University of Georgia and its 5 year, $1 million fundraising campaign to permanently endow a teaching fellowship at the Tull School of Accounting. He is also a member of the Terry Alumni Board and the Tull School of Accounting Advisory Board.
This event is sponsored by Textron Inc.
- Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Join us for a roundtable discussion with Karl Ryker. Karl has worked for UPS for 30 years. He is currently the VP for International Finance and Accounting for UPS International Small Package and Global Forwarding. He is responsible for planning, costing systems and support and international accounting for the international business units that generate over $16B in revenues. Karl will also be discussing full-time and internship opportunities. Food will be provided for registered guests. Dress is business casual.
- Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Join us for a roundtable discussion with John Mattioli, Manager, Sponsorships and Event Marketing at Chick-fil-A. John is a 2007 graduate of the Terry College and Leonard Leadership Scholars program. He graduated with a double major in Finance and Marketing, pursuing a passion for marketing with Chick-fil-A, Inc.'s Sponsorships and Event Marketing group. Today, John manages Chick-fil-A's college sports and other marketing partnerships. Since 2009, John and his wife Mia (a UGA Biological Engineering graduate) have lived in Palo Alto, California, while Mia pursued her PhD from Stanford, which she completed this past summer. Chick-fil-A food will be provided.
- Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 5:30pm – 6:30pm
- Friday, October 17, 2014 at 12:20pm – 1:10pm
Join us for a discussion on "Private Equity - what it is, how it works, and career opportunities" with Dave Tolmie, Partner, Edgewater Funds of Chicago. Dave has been with Edgewater Funds of Chicago since its inception in 2001. Dave serves on the board of several Edgewater portfolio companies and is active in civic and business leadership positions.
Lunch will be provided. Co-hosted by the Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF)
CANCELLED [To Be Rescheduled]: Terry Talks with Angie Hall-Parks (BBA 1993), Leadership Development Associate, State Farm
- Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 12:20pm – 1:10pm
Join us for a roundtable discussion with Dr. Angie Hall-Parks. Dr. Hall-Parks is a Leadership Development Associate with the Executive Team of Agency Sales Services at State Farm Insurance Companies. In her role, she serves as an executive consultant and lead for the implementation of Excellence in Operations Management (Lean Six Sigma) across functions of Agency Sales Services. Her professional background spans 10 years of organizational development education and experience and 20 years with State Farm. Dress is business casual. Chick-Fil-A provided for registered guests.
Terry Talks with Elaine Krehmeyer: Making your “Net” Work - Creating, Building and Maintaining a Powerful Network
- Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Elaine Krehmeyer has over 24 years of professional experience in financial services, with 15 years spent directly recruiting and managing college students and graduates. She has personally reviewed over 10,000 resumes and interviewed and hired thousands of candidates for highly sought after internships and analyst programs. Elaine received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an MBA from Georgia State University and is a Certified Professional Coach. Co-hosted by the Finance Society
- Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 12:20pm – 1:10pm
Join us for a round-table discussion with Ryan Irvine, Vice President, CBRE. As a "tenant rep" office broker, Ryan is active in negotiating everything from renewal/relocation terms for one-off Atlanta transactions to managing multi-market leased portfolios for clients with a national and/or global presence. By way of…
- Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Join us for a roundtable discussion with Duane Bernt, CFO, Stadion Money Management. Duane Bernt is the Chief Financial Officer of Stadion Money Management. Duane joined the firm in September, 2011. Prior to joining Stadion, he was senior vice president and head of Finance and Strategy for the Retirement Plan Services…
- Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 12:20pm – 1:10pm
Christy Overall is a 2005 graduate of the Terry College. She has been actively involved in IT consulting as a generalist, filling multiple roles while ensuring continual process improvement and effective delivery. She has worked in various industries including food service, staffing, non-profit, telecommunications and government. In her community, she has…
- Monday, April 21, 2014 at 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Join us for a roundtable discussion with Duane Still. Refreshments will be provided for registered students. Duane Still is chief financial officer of Coca-Cola North America Group. Prior to this role he served as chief financial officer of Coca-Cola Refreshments, the integrated North American operating unit of The Coca-Cola…
- Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Join us for a roundtable discussion with Ashley Wilson, Human Cap Consulting. Food will be provided for registered guests.
- Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Join us for a roundtable discussion with Ed Baker. Ed Baker has been publisher of Atlanta Business Chronicle for 27 years, one of the country's largest business journals with over 166,000 readers weekly. In addition to his local responsibilities, Baker is chief strategic officer of American City Business Journals, the parent company…
- Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Join us for a roundtable discussion with Ashley Edmonds. A 2005 summa cum laude graduate of UGA, Ashley earned her MBA degree from the Terry College of Business in 2011 and a few months later decided to leverage her professional background in both finance and marketing to take the next important step…