Tag: Business

Salon Owner and Real Estate Broker: ‘My Piedmont MBA Opened a Lot of Doors for Me’

With her Master of Business Administration from Piedmont University, Barbara Sheats is managing a family business that’s long been a staple of the Athens community, while also forging her own path in the real estate industry. “My Piedmont education is helping me in both businesses,” Sheats said. “It’s opened my eyes to a lot of…

Piedmont Business Alumna Now Regional VP of Global Financial Firm, Helps Clients’ ‘Dreams Come True’

As the regional vice president of a global investment firm, Maryrose Burns strives to build relationships with her clients, to know the people behind the portfolios, and to help them make their financial dreams come true. To accomplish her goal, she draws on her experiences at Piedmont University, where she thrived in small classes that…

Culture changer

According to some statistics, the average working adult will shift careers between five and seven times during a working life. That number is about right for Dr. Ed Taylor, who is retiring June 30 as Dean of the Walker College of Business. Taylor, a Kentucky native, has been a computer software engineer, military colonel, computer…

Piedmont launches digital marketing program

Adapting to an ever-changing economy and job outlook, Piedmont University announced today that in the fall it will begin offering a concentration in Digital Marketing as part of its bachelor’s degree program in Business Administration. The program, offered through the college’s Harry W. Walker Walker College of Business, will teach students how to leverage social…