• Dana Lupton

    Dana Lupton (BBA 1986)

    Alumni

    When Dana Lupton’s (BBA ’86) nationally renowned Moving in the Spirit dance company ran into financial trouble, she didn’t have to rely on the kindness of strangers to bail her out.

  • Mark Martin

    Mark Martin (MBA 2007)

    Alumni

    Mark Martin (MBA ’07) enrolled in Terry’s MBA program to learn how to sculpt a business plan for a charter school he planned to start in Atlanta. When Hurricane Katrina laid waste to New Orleans, he saw a chance to give a failing school district a new lease on life.

  • Greg Trandel

    Stimulus Discussion Panel

    Events

    On Wednesday, February 18, the Economics Society sponsored a panel discussion of the recently passed stimulus plan, with Professors Bill Lastrapes (Economics), Greg Trandel (Economics) and Robert Grafstein (Political Science) serving as the panelists.

  • Randall Bramblett

    UGA Tribute to Otis Redding

    Events

    At first blush, Athens isn't a town that's readily connected to '60s soul music sensation Otis Redding, a member of both the Rock and Roll and Georgia Music halls of fame.

  • Ray Young

    CFO Roundtable 2009 Year-End Dinner

    Events

    Terry College of Business Dean Robert T. Sumichrast addressed some 150 Atlanta-area senior finance executives on Nov. 19 at the CFO Roundtable's 2009 Year-End Dinner and CFO of the Year award presentation. Sumichrast praised the nationally recognized roundtable program in remarks preceding a keynote address by Ray G. Young, who at the time of his speech was nearing the end of a tumultuous year as chief financial officer of General Motors Co.

  • Cayle Bywater

    The Cayle Project

    Programs

    Cayle Bywater had a simple desire to help people, says her friend and classmate Beth Daniell, who frequently carpooled with Bywater to take evening courses at UGA’s Gwinnett campus in the Master of Internet Technology program.

  • Dill Driscoll

    Mark “Dill” Driscoll

    Executives

    Mark "Dill" Driscoll has done it all in what he calls "experiential marketing," and as Terry's first Entrepreneur-in-Residence he's passing his fiery will to succeed on to the next generation.

  • Dan Amos

    Dan Amos (BBA 1973)

    Alumni

    Amos (BBA ’73), the 56-year-old head of Georgia’s fourth-largest public company — and a perennial Fortune magazines choice as one of the best places to work in America — has made a career of his powers of persuasion.

  • Tom Viera

    Tom Viera (MBA 2001)

    Alumni

    An animal lover who once considered becoming a veterinarian, Viera was a regional financial manager for a large publishing company before leaving the rat race to open a do-it-yourself doggie detailing business.

  • Steve Jones

    Steve Jones (BBA 1978, JD 1987)

    Alumni

    Steve Jones is using his knowledge and experience as a Superior Court judge to address poverty in Athens-Clarke County as chairman of the Athens Area Community Foundation.