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  • Sep

    Terry Third Thursday: Benjamin C. Ayers, Terry College of Business

    • Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 7:00am9:00am

    Ben Ayers is Dean of the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business and holds the Earl Davis Chair in Taxation. He came to UGA in 1996 and previously served as director of the college's highly regarded Tull School of Accounting for nine years prior to his appointment as Dean in 2014. Under his leadership, the college recently closed a successful Building Terry campaign, raising $121 million to support faculty, programs and facilities.

    Dean Ayers has received eleven teaching awards at the school, college, and university levels. He was recently recognized as being in the top 5% of the most productive accounting researchers over the past fifty years. He has been actively involved in the American Taxation Association and American Accounting Association and has received national research awards from both.

    Dean Ayers earned his bachelor's degree in accounting and Masters in Taxation from the University of Alabama, and his Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to pursuing his Ph.D., he worked for KPMG in Atlanta and Tampa and Complete Health, Inc. in Birmingham.

  • Sep

    Washington, DC Terry Alumni Tailgate

    • Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 3:00pm6:00pm
  • Aug

    Terry Third Thursday: Ed Heys (BBA ‘83), Deloitte LLP

    • Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 7:00am9:00am

    Ed Heys (BBA '83) is the Atlanta Managing Partner of Deloitte LLP. Deloitte works with a wide variety of Fortune 500 clients. Heys manages a 2,300-employee operation that spans audit, tax, consulting and advisory services across a range of industries, including consumer and industrial products, financial services, healthcare and technology.

  • Jul

    New York Terry Alumni & Student Gathering

    • Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 1:30pm3:30pm
  • Jul

    Charlotte Alumni & Student Gathering

    • Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 6:30pm9:00pm
  • Jul

    Terry Third Thursday: Saxby Chambliss, Former U.S. Senator

    • Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 7:00am9:00am

    Saxby Chambliss served in the U.S. Senate for two terms and in the U.S. House of Representatives for four terms. Georgia Trend magazine, which regularly named him one of its Most Influential Georgians, called him "a highly visible and well-respected presence in Washington," and noted that he earned "a reputation as an affable but straight-talking lawmaker." Chambliss was first elected to Congress to represent Georgia's 8th District in 1994. Throughout his legislative career, he has been recognized numerous times by the public and private sectors for his work on agriculture, defense, budget and national security issues. During his tenure in the Senate, he served as a member of the Armed Services Committee; the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; the Rules Committee; and his leadership and experience on homeland security and intelligence matters earned him an appointment to the Senate Committee on Intelligence, where he served as vice chairman from 2011 to 2014.

  • Jun

    Tailgate with Terry and Tony

    • Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 7:00pm8:30pm

    Alumni networking event with guest speaker Tony Barnhart

  • Jun

    Nashville Alumni & Student Gathering

    • Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 6:00pm8:00pm
  • Jun

    Terry Third Thursday: Kevin Riley, Editor, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    • Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 7:00am9:00am

    Kevin Riley is the Editor of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a position he has held since January 2011. Riley is a long-time employee of Cox Enterprises, which owns the Journal-Constitution. He started his career in 1983 at the Dayton Daily News in Ohio while a student at the University of Dayton. During…

  • Jun

    Sponsorship Breakfast

    • Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 7:00am11:00am

    Breakfast invitation (TTT + Dean's presentation - thank you for support)... over breakfast, followed by tours of TEEC. Conclude before noon. 

  • Jun

    Washington DC Alumni & Student Gathering

    • Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 6:30pm9:00pm
  • May

    Terry Third Thursday: Kat Cole, Group President, FOCUS Brands

    • Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:00am9:00am

    Topic: "The Difference: Lessons from Unexpected Places"

    Kat Cole serves as Group President at FOCUS Brands, having previously been president of Cinnabon Inc. for four years.

    In her role, she oversees the more than 4,000 ice cream shops, bakeries, restaurants and cafés in the United States and 60 countries that FOCUS runs under the Moe’s, Shlotzsky’s, Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, McAllister’s Deli, Seattle’s Best Coffee and Cinnabon brands.

    In addition, Cole is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, and is starting a foundation to fund creative, sustainable approaches to education and self-sufficiency. She holds the distinction of being of only two foodservice company leaders listed on CNBC’s Next 25 List Innovators, Leaders and Disruptors for 2014, which is dominated by tech start-ups and a few financial groups and Fortune 50 companies. She is also co-founder of Changers of Commerce, a leading social movements agency. 

  • May

    Spring Young Alumni Board Meeting

    • Friday, May 15, 2015 at 11:30am4:30pm
  • May

    Rooftop Farm Tour and Alumni Gathering

    • Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 6:30pm9:00pm
  • Apr

    2015 Alumni Awards and Gala

    • Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 7:00pm10:00pm

    Hosted by the Terry Alumni Board, the annual Alumni Awards and Gala is the college’s signature event. Distinguished Terry alumni, outstanding young alumni, and Pinnacle Society inductees are honored in an awards ceremony, while the event also serves as a fundraiser for the college.

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