We welcomed so many special guests to the College of Business in the months of March and April. Thank you so much to our donors, employers and alumni for visiting with our students and sharing your wisdom – we are so grateful!
“The Power of Supply Chain” speaker series in March featured Jay Evans, co-owner and founder of Two Structures Homes. Evans provided valuable insights on the current situation of supply chain disruptions in the construction industry and how it affects home prices across the entire Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Additionally, he provided valuable insights to the student attendees on the challenges and pitfalls of entrepreneurship.
The Student Chapter of the Association of Information Systems (AIS) welcomed UCO alumni Shawn Lindsay, database administration team lead, and Weston King, database administrator III, to discuss working at Paycom. Paycom is an Oklahoma City-based S&P 500 Company listed as Fast Company‘s World’s Most Innovative Companies in 2022.
A panel of employees from The Boeing Company spoke to MBA students April 19 about their company, its culture and their path to leadership. Students had the opportunity to ask many questions and make professional connections with the panelists.
The MSBA Guest Speaker Series was held 6-7 p.m. April 12 and featured four of our MSBA graduates who discussed various topics such as their typical workday, the benefits of the MSBA degree and career advice. Panelists included:
– Brandon Anders: Operations Research Analyst at the United States Air Force
– Rohit Deshpande: Data Analyst at LexisNexis
– Cecilia Nguyen: Lab Operations Manager – Microbiology at Mercy Hospital
– Alina Ann Thomas: Senior Analyst – Support Analytics at Inspire Brands