• Jay Mullis

    Jay Mullis (BBA 2000, MBA 2007)

    Alumni

    Mullis modified his late grandfather’s home-brewed roach killer into a pet-friendly product and earned more than $200,000 in orders. Green Dragon Roach Kill is currently awaiting EPA approval.

  • Ryan Gembala and Garrett Gravesen

    Ryan Gembala (BBA ’03) and Garrett Gravesen (BBA ’03)

    Alumni

    Ryan Gembala (BBA ’03) and Garrett Gravesen (BBA ’03) were BMOCs in college and they could have written their own ticket in the international business world. Instead, they came home from distant ports of call to create a non-profit that improves the quality of life for Georgia children affected by HIV/AIDS.

  • Sarbanes Oxley Act

    SOX changed corporate boards and director pay

    Research

    A new study co-authored by Terry finance professors Jeff Netter and Jim Linck and former doctoral student Tina Yang finds that the landmark Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 — as well as related rule changes at major stock exchanges — have dramatically altered the makeup of corporate boards, making them larger and more independent.

  • Steven Pottier

    Federal charters could save life insurers $5.7 billion annually

    Research

    The American Council of Life Insurers recently contracted with Steven Pottier, a Terry College professor of risk management and insurance, to conduct a research study related to the proposed Optional Federal Charter, which is an offshoot of the National Insurance Act of 2006.

  • Matt Weinberg

    Matt Weinberg

    Faculty

    Mergers often leave higher prices in their wake, especially when they involve large consumer product companies. Predicting which mergers will put the biggest squeeze on consumers isn't easy, but antitrust regulators need to do more to protect the public from merger-related price inflation, according to research conducted by Terry economics professor Matt Weinberg.

  • Robert Sumichrast

    Robert Sumichrast

    Faculty

    Sumichrast sees himself not as a CEO but as the leader of a collaborative team that will steer the Terry College on a path to national prominence.

  • Lee Reed

    Lee Reed

    Faculty

    Legal studies professor O. Lee Reed has been appointed to the Robert W. Scherer Chair in Public Affairs at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business.

  • Tina Carpenter

    Tina Carpenter

    Faculty

    Carpenter developed an interest in fraud investigation during her tenure as a senior auditor at Arthur Andersen. She teaches grad students the how-to's of evidence collection.

  • Certified Financial Planners Program

    Certified Financial Planners Program

    Programs

    The Executive Program for Financial Planning Certification offered by the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business is a registered program of the Certified Financial Planners Board of Standards Inc. The Terry program, which is taught at the Executive Education Center in Atlanta, offers a unique advantage over conventional 18–month pre–certification programs available elsewhere.

  • Balaji Narain

    Balaji Narain

    Students

    At a 2007 UGA conference on Jimmy Carter's presidency, Balaji Narain delivered a three-minute presentation that analyzed Carter's economic policies.