- Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Join us for a roundtable discussion on banking with John Coffin. Mr. Coffin is the executive vice president and banking group executive of Atlantic Capital Bank. He oversees the bank's corporate and private banking divisions. Mr. Coffin's background includes commercial, capital markets and corporate banking experience. Before becoming an officer of the company, he spent ten years at Wachovia Bank, most recently in the position of senior vice president and Atlanta Commercial Banking team leader. Prior to this role, he was the head of the business services corporate banking group following Wachovia's merger with First Union. From 1996 through 2001, he held other sales management and origination roles, with client coverage responsibility throughout the Southeast. Prior to joining Wachovia in 1996, Mr. Coffin worked in New York in the media and telecommunications group at Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company, Chemical Bank and Chase Manhattan Bank (through these two mergers). Mr. Coffin earned a bachelor of arts degree in English from Dartmouth College. He received a master of business administration from Columbia University Graduate School of Business, with a finance and international business concentration.
Dress is business casual. Food will be provided for registered guests.
Terry Talks are sponsored by Textron, Inc.
- Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Let's get personal. Come learn the do's and dont's to creating effective personal statements that will help you stand out among the competition. Recommended dress for this event: Casual
- Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Already got a résumé? Just getting started? Come to this workshop to learn everything you need to know about resume writing, from basic formatting to advanced tips for branding and customization. We will also cover the basics of writing cover letters, including formatting, structure and frequently asked questions. If…
- Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 10:00am – 3:00pm
This education and career fair is targeted specifically for Veterans. Visit our table to find out more about the Online BBA.
- Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Join us for a roundtable discussion with Kate Houghton, 360i.
Kate Houghton is a Media Manager at Digital Marketing Agency 360i and is based in Atlanta. Kate is in the Search Engine Marketing department and has worked with clients such as Capital One and Norwegian Cruise Lines. Her role consists of executing and optimizing search campaigns on a variety of platforms including Google, Yahoo, Bing and YouTube to achieve clients' marketing and communications objectives. Since starting her career at 360i, she has managed up to $10 million in monthly budget, trained six employees, and rapped in front of her colleagues.
At the University of Georgia, Kate majored in International Business and Marketing and minored in French. Kate was a Leonard Leadership Scholar, a member of Alpha Kappa Psi, an Athens-Clarke County Mentor and a Deer Run Fellow. Kate graduated cum laude from the Terry College of Business in May 2012.
Dress is business casual.
Food will be provided for registered guests.
Terry Talks are sponsored by Textron, Inc.
- Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 5:30pm – 6:30pm
December grads still searching for a job? Join us for this special session with Kim Turner as she offers tips for your job search. Kim F. Turner, MEd is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Nationally Certified Counselor in Athens, GA. She worked in education for 17 years at the middle school, high school and collegiate level including several years at the University of Georgia. She currently works with adolescents and adults in the private practice she started in 2013. In her private practice, she sees students and adults for career and transitional issues. Although she loves working with all issues, she is especially passionate about helping people find their natural gifts and abilities, which can lead to a good major or career fit.
- Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Join us for a round-table discussion with Lindsey Tidwell. Lindsey graduated from Terry with my undergraduate degree in Accounting in the Spring of 2005 and with her MAcc in the Spring of 2006. Upon graduation, she took a job with PwC as an audit associate. Lindsey worked at PwC for 6 years, focusing…
- Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 6:00pm – 7:00pm
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- Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Join us for a roundtable discussion with Tony Martin, Martin Financial Group.
Tony is a Principal at M3 Advisors and Martin Financial Group, LLC. He is primarily responsible for the creation and implementation of our client's strategic plans for both firms. He is a frequent speaker and lecturer who enjoys sharing with a wide variety of audiences.
Tony primarily focuses on integrating the tax and financial aspects of business organizations and their owners. His experience includes a broad range of tax, trusts and estates and general corporate matters including sophisticated estate planning, closely-held business counseling, business succession planning, the structuring of business entities, joint ventures and the acquisition and sale of business interests. Mr. Martin also counsels individuals and families regarding federal, state, estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax issues, and the development of complex estate plans.
Tony is a board member of the UGA Terry College of Business Alumni Board, Junior Achievement of Savannah and the Valmark Member Advisory Board.
- 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.
- Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Join us for a visit to Stadion Money Management, a $6 billion asset management firm located right here in Athens.
Representatives from Stadion invite Terry students to their corporate office to learn more about the firm, meet representatives and hear about future opportunities with the firm. Students must provide their own transportation to the office at 1061 Cliff Dawson Road, Watkinsville, GA 30677.
Space is limited so register soon. Dress is business casual.
- Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Join us for our Speed Mentoring event with WISE Atlanta! It will be set up similar to speed dating but each round will include topics about résumés/interviews, landing your first job, a day in the life of a woman in sports, and many more! This event is going to be the perfect time for women interested in the sports industry to establish connections and learn more information about your dream job! The companies will include: CNN, Atlanta Falcons, IMG College, Olympics, Coca Cola, and Fox Sports South! These professional women are full of experience and are so excited to meet us and share their knowledge. The event is free for members and $20 for nonmembers at the door. Dress is business casual.
- Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Co-hosted by the Banking & Finance Society, the Terry College of Business welcomes John Coffin, Executive Vice President at Atlantic Capital Bank, on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. John oversees the bank's Corporate and Private Banking divisions. Mr. Coffin’s background includes commercial, capital markets and corporate banking experience. Before becoming an officer of the company, he spent ten years at Wachovia Bank, most recently in the position of Senior Vice President and Atlanta Commercial Banking Team Leader. Please come take advantage of this great opportunity!
- Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Hear from Terry College alumni about their careers and experiences in the field of International Business. Don't miss this panel discussion and time for Q&A with the following alums:
- Emily Cataldo, Cloud Sherpas
- Neil McCollum, Habitat for Humanity
- Linh Nguyen, GE
- Mai-Lise Nguyen, Roche
- Ron Stacey, Daugherty Business Solutions
- Moderator: Tim Blanco, Ironwood Insurance Services
This event is co-hosted by the International Business Society. Dress is casual and Chick-fil-A will be provided for registered guests. Terry Alumni Panels are sponsored by Georgia Power.
- 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.