Tag: Master of Business Administration

Two-Time Piedmont Business Grad ‘Ready and Excited’ for Challenges of His New Job

Two-time Piedmont University Walker College of Business alumnus Joe Vanstone will start a challenging new position later this month — but, thanks to his education, he’s ready. “This new job is going to be a challenge. I’m taking a leap of faith, but I have full confidence because I have my master’s degree and all…

Two-Time Piedmont Alumnus Named One of State’s Most Promising Lawyers Under 40

Two-time Piedmont University alumnus Bennett Bryan has received an On the Rise Award from The Daily Report, a legal newspaper based in Atlanta. Bennett holds two degrees from Piedmont — a bachelor’s degree in Political Science that he earned in 2005 and a Master of Business Administration that he completed in 2018. After his MBA,…

Piedmont Business Alumnus Uses Lessons He Learned from His Professors on a Daily Basis

In his work as a consultant with Austin, Texas-based Abrigo, two-time Piedmont University Walker College of Business alumnus Zach Englert creates economic models that assist financial institutions in making complex, multimillion-dollar decisions. As he looks ahead to the next quarter or fiscal year, Englert is also always looking back, to the lessons he learned as…

MBA Alumna Is First Director of Engagement & African American Heritage

Piedmont University Master of Business Administration alumna Hope Iglehart has been named Historic Athens’ first director of engagement and African American heritage, a position in which she’ll continue doing what she loves most: discovering and sharing stories from Athens’ rich past. Historic Athens announced Iglehart’s position in January. Historic Athens is a nonprofit organization that…

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…