Dean Ayers with Terry Donors at the 2024 Terry Alumni Awards Gala

Four honored at 2024 Terry Alumni Awards and Gala

More than 600 alumni and friends of the Terry College of Business gathered on April 27 at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta to share a good meal, catch up with classmates and celebrate lasting bonds formed at the University of Georgia and in the wide world of business. With a theme of “Taking Care of Business,” […]

Carol Yancey

Heart of a champion: Carol Yancey (BBA ’85)

As a child, Carol Yancey loved sports.  The only girl among four siblings, “I probably grew up a little tough,” she says.  An avid baseball fan, Yancey excelled at playing softball and soccer, among other athletic pursuits. But when it came time to consider potential career paths, she chose to follow another of her many […]

E. Howard Young

A sound foundation: Howard Young (BBA ’82)

Throughout a 200,000-square-foot warehouse tucked into an industrial corner of southwest Atlanta, boxes of beer flow as swiftly as the Chattahoochee River. While drivers load trucks and workers whip by on forklifts, Howard Young stands with a watchful eye. As president of General Wholesale Beer Company, Young counters the warehouse’s bustle with Zen-like calm, ensuring […]

Paul Shoukry sits on the UGA Chapel Stage in front of ILA banners

The right advice at the right time

Paul Shoukry (MAcc ’05) found his career inspiration while listening to a ILA visiting speaker while at UGA. He moved to return the favor this month by endowing the Terry Leadership Speaker Series.

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2024 Terry Trailblazers

The Terry College of Business recognized four alumni as the 2024 Terry Trailblazers on Feb. 7 at the Business Learning Community. Terry Trailblazers are business leaders who achieved career success while making a meaningful impact on their organizations and communities. In addition to a roundtable discussion, each Trailblazer had flash mentoring appointments with several Terry students.

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Altera Investments named fastest-growing UGA business

Altera Investments, an Atlanta-based alternative investment firm focused on the lower middle market led by three Terry College graduates, placed first in the Bulldog 100 ranking of fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by University of Georgia alumni.

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The Nashville Network: The Venue Guys

If you’re a musician in Nashville, you need a stage. Fortunately, in Music City, there are more than 180. With so many opportunities, it can be good to have a connection. Enter Colin Keegan (BBA ’13, BSEd ’13), talent booker for Brooklyn Bowl Nashville and Live Nation Southeast, and Brent Hyams (ABJ ’94), general manager at the soon-to-reopen Cannery Hall. They make the deals to bring musicians to the stage and so much more.

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Alex and Meredith Zimmerman: Island Life

In November 2017, just three months after they got married, Alex (BSES ’14) and Meredith Zimmerman (BBA ’15) quit their jobs in Charlotte, North Carolina, and moved to St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Their plans were vague, but their ambition and sense of adventure were anything but.

Haley Rose in front of the Terry Business Learning Community

A full circle journey

Haley Rose decided to attend the University of Georgia before she ever set foot on campus. She knew plenty about the university—her grandfather, Harold Black, was one of UGA’s first Black students to enroll and the first African American graduate from the Terry College of Business. But UGA’s sport management program finalized her decision. Rose […]

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The Nashville Network: The Talent Agents

Matthew Morgan (BBA ’02) and Jonathan Insogna (AB ’04) graduated from UGA within a couple years of each other. They were in different programs — Morgan studied marketing; Insogna, speech communications — and they didn’t know one another, but they did share a love of live music. But could a love of music lead to a career? Did they think that was possible?