• Jerry Trapnell

    Jerry Trapnell (PhD 1977)


    As the “chief missionary” for advancing excellence in international management education, Jerry Trapnell (PhD ’77) helps institutions set standards and conduct development programs for faculty and administrators.

  • Christine Shepherd

    Christine Shepherd (BBA 2005)


    Christine Shepherd (BBA ’05) has been busy since graduation, pursuing master’s degrees in Paris and Boston, doing IT work in earthquake–ravaged Haiti, and writing a blog for Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

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    Doug Benn (BBA 1976, MAcc 1982)


    Doug Benn (BBA ’76, MAcc ’82) was attracted to the Cheesecake Factory because it has been entrepreneurially run for 31 years and because the person who started the company was still CEO.

  • Bhupinder Bhalla


    In his post at the Indian embassy in Washington, Bhupinder Bhalla (MBA ’02) is helping the world’s largest democracy flex its new-found economic might.

  • Jerry Wilson

    Jerry Wilson (AB 1978)


    Jerry Wilson (AB ’78) may understand the customer better than anyone at The Coca-Cola Company, and his book, Managing Brand You, is a personal roadmap for success.

  • Tom Scott

    Tom Scott (BBA 1986)


    A familiar face around Athens, Tom Scott (BBA ’86) has devoted his career to growing his public accounting firm, Trinity Accounting Group, as well as other development projects and community improvement ventures.

  • Tom Cousins

    Tom Cousins (BBA 1952)


    Tired of spending millions on philanthropic causes that didn't improve the basic fabric of society, Atlanta real estate icon Tom Cousins (BBA ’52) is taking his East Lake revitalization model nationwide.

  • Matt Walls

    Matt Walls (BBA 2003)


    Its shirts are funny and its startup scenario sounds like a sitcom script, but Matt Walls’ (BBA ’03) SnorgTees is all business.

  • Bob Hatcher

    Robert Hatcher (BBA 1964)


    State Board of Regents chairman Robert Hatcher (BBA ’64) has finance in his blood — and it’s a good thing, given the large-scale budget cuts that are currently threatening Georgia’s university system.

  • Ruth Bartlett

    Ruth Bartlett (BBA 1976)


    Ruth Bartlett (BBA ’76) has been a trailblazer for women in the accounting profession. She was the first female president of the Georgia Society of CPAs and she recently became the first woman to receive the society’s Meritorious Service Award.