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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 in Action

Josh Brook discusses his work with start-up Playtabase, and how he's marketing a tech product that improves lives.

Give to the Max Day 2015

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​Show the strength of the Carlson School community on Give to the Max Day--Minnesota's Annual Day of Giving--this November 12, 2015. When you give to the Carlson School online during this one-day campaign, your gift, of any amount, will support our talented students AND help earn a $25,000 match. For more information and to donate, visit

Alumni in the News

Bill Walter Receives University of Minnesota Outstanding Achievement Award

H. William “Bill” Walter, ’72 MBA, is the 2015 winner of the University of Minnesota's Outstanding Achievement Award. This award is the highest honor bestowed by the University of Minnesota and is given to those former students who have shown distinction in their chosen fields and demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership.

Additionally, Walter will be honored by the National Parks Conservation Association for his activities on behalf of the country’s National Parks over the past 35 years.

Joel Schleicher Named University of Minnesota Entrepreneur of the Year

Joel Schleicher, ’74 BSB, has been awarded the University of Minnesota’s 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Schleicher is the founder and executive chairman for Cyber Risk Management, LLC.

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Names Three Alumni as 2015 Titans of Technology

John Stavig, ‘87 BSB; Ryan Broshar, '06 BSB; and Daniel Abdul, '09 MBA have been named by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as 2015 Titans of Technology. Adbul won the CIO/CTO division for his work as the chief information officer of UCare Minnesota.  Both Broshar and Stavig won the technology advocate division. Stavig is the Director of the Gary S. Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship, and Broshar is the founder of Matchstick, a Minneapolis-based venture capital firm.

Luis Moreno Named among Top 100 Executives and Emerging Leaders

Luis Moreno, ‘01 MBA, has earned a spot on Diversity MBA Magazine's 2015 Top 100 Executive and Emerging Leader under 50 Years Old list. Moreno is a senior marketing manager at Synchrony Financial.