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Carlson School Alumni

With more than 50,000 members in 78 countries, the Carlson School alumni network forms a cross-section of some of the world's most influential business leaders. Discover new opportunities to grow your network, give back to the School, take advantage of opportunities for professional development, and more.

Alumni Around the Country

Recently, we visited some amazing alumni around the country who put their education to work in a variety of ways. Here are their stories.

Hannah Cairns. '13 BSB
New York City

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Mark Your Calendars: Homecoming 2016!

Show your Gopher pride this fall and join us for Homecoming 2016 on October 20, 21, and 22. Events include our GOLD Soiree, Homecoming Parade Watch Party, and the Golden Gopher football game against the Rutgers University Scarlet Knights. We hope to see you all there, sporting your maroon and gold!

  • Global Vice Chair of Tax at Ernst & Young Jay Nibble, '89 MBT, discusses his commitment to giving back to the Carlson School and its programs that helped pave the way in his successful career.

  • Ant Financial Services President Eric Jing, '05 CHEMBA, announces a $5 million gift to strengthen the Carlson School’s relationship with China.

Alumni in the News

Sara Moret, '16 MBA

Sara Moret, ’16 MBA, was recently named one of Poets and Quants 2016 Best MBAs. The list acknowledges students who have had excellent leadership and academic achievements in their MBA program. Moret will be working at Bain & Company as a consultant after graduation.

Dan Martinson, '92 BSB

Dan Martinson, ’92 BSB, president of Xtrudex, was featured on the History Channel’s series “Million Dollar Genius” for his invention of Gear Tie. Gear Tie is a reusable rubber twist tie used to organize anything from a small cord or cable to large sporting goods equipment. The series features aspirational and inspirational inventors who have transformed their ideas into successful products.

5 Carlson School Alumni Receive Women in Business Awards

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal recognized 51 women for their professional achievements, leadership, and contributions to the Twin Cities community

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has announced the winners of the 2016 Women in Business awards. The honor recognized 51 women, ranging from executives to entrepreneurs, who have demonstrated exceptional professional achievements and leadership acumen, and for their contributions to the Twin Cities community.

Among the honorees are five Carlson School alumni.

See the full list of winners

Andrew Wallmeyer, ’11 MBA

Andrew Wallmeyer, ’11 MBA, was recently promoted from publisher to CEO of MinnPost. As CEO, Wallmeyer will have responsibility for the success and financial health of MinnPost and he will report to the chair of the board.