• Harold Black, Terry’s first African-American student

    Alumni

    The first time Harold Black ever spoke to a white person, it was an admissions officer at UGA in 1962.

  • Chris Brearton (BBA ‘92)

    AlumniEvents

    Chris Brearton (BBA ’92) has been recognized as one of the leading entertainment and sports lawyers in the country. As a partner at Latham & Watkins, he represents clients like the International Olympic Committee and MGM. A former collegiate swimmer for UGA and certified public accountant with KPMG in Los Angeles, Brearton fielded questions at a Terry Leadership Speaker Series event about his failures at networking, why teamwork matters, and the single best lesson he learned at UGA.

  • John Cochran (BBA 2003)

    Alumni

    Thanks to the ingenuity of John Cochran, the list of things that Athens is famous for now includes…beer

  • Heather Ripley (BBA/MAcc 2006)

    Alumni

    Tax attorney Heather Ripley is also a talented artist. When the former UGA Foundation Fellow's proposal was chosen from a deep pool of qualified applicants to paint a fiberglass bulldog statue that will grace the lobby of the UGA admissions office, she jumped at the chance.

  • Neerav Maniklal (BBA 2014)

    Alumni

    Although he caught the entrepreneurship bug before starting at Terry, recent finance grad Neerav Maniklal honed his skills by joining the Society of Entrepreneurs and ultimately landed a job a Google.

  • Tim Halloran (MMR 1994)

    Alumni

    Tim Halloran (MMR '94) has written a new book, Romancing the Brand, which is a reflection of a 20-year marketing career in which he has built, directed, and consulted with some of the world's most successful brands (Powerade, Dasani, Diet Coke) and provided guidance and support to mega companies such as Coca-Cola, Home Depot, and Kraft Foods.

  • Greta Polites (PhD 2009)

    Alumni

    In addition to her MIS work, Greta Polites studies paleontology. She laughs at the suggestion that she actually studies two kinds of fossils — the literal kind, and the ones she focuses on in her MIS research: “reluctant adapters” who hinder everyone at an organization from adopting more advanced technology.

  • Scott Frame (MA 1993, PhD 1996)

    Alumni

    In addition to his teaching duties at UNC Charlotte, Scott Frame (MA 1993, PhD 1996) is a research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank's regional office in Atlanta.

  • Cheryl Allen (PhD 1998)

    Alumni

    Cheryl Allen spent five years as an accountant at Ernst & Whinney before getting her PhD at Terry. She credits a pair of married professors—the Gavers and the Bambers—with helping her succeed in grad school.

  • Kelli Wade

    Alumni

    Music Business graduate reflects on her experience in the program, her new career at Universal Music Group, and encourages students to "be hungry".