• Linda Bamber

    Linda Bamber

    Faculty

    To prepare her cost accounting students for the rigors of the CPA exam and the challenges they will face in the workplace, Bamber has created a customized course supplement that is currently 272 pages long — and crammed full of business press articles, problems more difficult than the textbook offers, plus case studies and writing assignments.

  • Susan Guo

    Susan Guo

    Students

    Looking for a future CPA who provides business consulting services and has experience researching terrorism? MAcc candidate and Leonard Scholar, Susan Guo, fits the bill.

  • Bryan Davis

    Bryan Davis

    Students

    Senior Honors student Bryan Davis has accepted a year-long postgraduate technical assistantship with the Financial Accounting Standards Board before he begins his career with Ernst & Young in 2010.

  • Leah Wilson

    Leah Wilson

    Students

    Wilson placed second out of 106 students who qualified for the National Collegiate Sales Competition in March. She and teammate Sara Andrzejewski finished one point shy of first-place Ohio University in the team phase.

  • Christian Hyatt

    Christian Hyatt

    Students

    MIS professor Mark Huber and rising senior Christian Hyatt were the key players involved in revamping Washington County's web portal this summer. Huber assessed the county's needs and recruited a 10-student team to complete the job. Hyatt served as the project manager and liaison for the county and the students.

  • Akin Adebowale

    Akin Adebowale

    Students

    Music Business student Akin Adebowale is already immersed in the music industry, thanks to Sound-Exchange VP Bryan Calhoun (BBA '92), who has given him the opportunity to design online media for the likes of Kanye West and Lil Wayne.

  • Allison O'Kelly

    Allison O’Kelly (BBA 1994)

    Alumni

    O’Kelly is a spokeswoman for working moms, flex-time issues, and work-life balance. She’s done stints on the Today show, and Mom Corps now offers full-service staffing in Atlanta, Charlotte, New York, Boston, and Washington, D.C.

  • Will Jones

    Will Jones (BBA 1988)

    Alumni

    During his 16-year career at the Augusta National Golf Club, Will Jones (BBA ’88) has developed into an important part of the senior management team that has tripled the number of countries that view the famed Masters golf tournament.

  • Sam Holmes

    Sam Holmes (BBA 1987)

    Alumni

    CBRE Vice Chairman Sam Holmes has been brokering deals of the year in Atlanta’s office leasing market for more than a decade, and he’s now lending his keen business sense to his alma mater as chairman of the UGA Foundation.

  • David Greene

    David Greene (BBA 2004)

    Alumni

    Former Georgia football standout David Greene (BBA ’04) has joined forces with another former Bulldog star, Matt Stinchcomb (BBA ’98), to open the Atlanta office of Savannah-based Seacrest Partners, a privately owned insurance brokerage and consulting firm.