Happy Family Thrives in Boise
Idaho Statesman – December 12, 2013
Jessica Rolph, MBA ’04, chief operating officer of Happy Family, maker of organic baby foods, is featured in this story about the firm’s inception and its merger with Groupe Danone. She says of the company’s optimistic future: “Our team is very empowered to continue to make decisions to grow the company, but now we have a parent with so many resources."
ScottHulse adds 4 associates
El Paso Inc. – December 8, 2013
David Hansen, MBA ’07, has joined law firm ScottHulse, where he will have responsibility for the tax, foundations, nonprofits and exempt organizations, and intellectual property sections as an associate attorney.
I Bring Together MBA Hopefuls and Business Schools
The Globe and Mail- November 11, 2013
Peter von Loesecke, MBA ’84, speaks about his experiences as chief executive officer and managing director of the MBA Tour Inc., an organization that brings together prospective MBA students with business school representatives at events in more than 30 countries.
The Team That Brought Britney Back
VegasMagazine.com- November 6, 2013
Kurt Melien, MBA '07, Caesars Entertainment’s vice president of entertainment, is featured in an article as part of the team responsible for “bringing Britney back” to Planet Hollywood for her Las Vegas residency.
Andrew Baer Joins Salesforce.com as Senior Vice President, Global Communications and Media Industry
PRNewswire- November 6, 2013
Andy Baer, MBA '92, has joined Salesforce.com, the world’s #1 CRM platform as the senior vice president, global communications and media industry. Baer has been described as having an “exceptional track record for delivering breakthrough solutions for the most complex challenges.”
Flying High on Wings of Humour
DC Correspondent- November 6, 2013
Rishi Piparaiya, MBA ’98, director of marketing at Aviva Life Insurance, speaks about his book, Aisle Be Damned. He encourages readers, “if you have a story in you, don’t hold it back!”
Health Care Financier Shares How Small Town Experience Shaped Him
Effingham Daily News- October 30, 2013
Jerry Berg, MBA ’86, spoke at the semi-annual Community of Celebration of Excellence Breakfast sponsored by the Effingham County Vision 2020 community development organization.
Anthony Wedo, CEO of Buffets, Inc. participates in “Undercover Boss”
EpodCastNetwork.com- October 24, 2013
Anthony Wedo, CQEMBA ’10, CEO of Buffets Inc., one of the nation’s largest steak-buffet restaurant companies, discusses his participation in “Undercover Boss,” a show in which senior executives work undercover as entry-level employees to investigate how their firms work and can be improved.
GiveNext wins $20,000 first prize at 2013 COSE Business Pitch Competition
Cleveland.com - Oct. 24, 2013
Dan Mansoor '79 MBA '80, was awarded $20,000 in an Ohio pitch competition for GiveNext, his online platform focused on philanthrophy
Northleaf Capital Partners Grows Team with Addition of Todd Papau as Vice President, Sales and Business Development
Money News- October 17, 2013
Todd Papau, MBA ’07, has just joined Northleaf Capital Parners, Canada’s largest independent global private markets fund manager and advisor, as the Vice President of Sales and Business Development. “Todd’s experience is highly complementary to that of the current team…and will enhance Northleaf’s ability…to provide innovative private market investment solutions,” said Stephen Foote, Director, Sales and Business Development
Water Cooler Group's Media Storm Division Strengthens Digital Team With New Hire
PR Newswire- October 15, 2013
Charlie Fiordali, MBA ’08, has joined Media Storm LLC, the strategic media and marketing division of Water Cooler Group, where he will lead the agency’s digital practices. He will be serving as the Managing Director of Digital, and has been described by Craig Woerz, Managing Partner and co-founder of Media Storm, as “well-versed across several of our key customer areas – including entertainment – and we look forward to seeing him bring his digital marketing prowess to our team and clients."
Shining a Light on Dark Data
Corporate Compliance Insights- October 3, 2013
Joe Garber, MBA ’99, Vice President of Information Governance at HP Autonomy, provides insight and tips for corporations regarding legacy/dark data. He advises organizations to “cast a wide net, don’t do it manually, think long term, and focus on defensibility.”