Alumni

All Alumni Promotions

Taylor Smithyman, '13 BSB

Taylor Smithyman, '13 BSB, became a partner at Financial Impact Advisors in January 2018 in Fort Atkinson, WI.  He also became a...

Jim Treleaven, '73 MBA

The President and CEO of Chicago based Via Strategy Group, Jim Treleaven, '73 MBA, wrote X-Formation: Transforming Business...

Alissa Montbriand, '08 MBA

Former Carlson Digital Marketing Executive, Alissa Montbriand, '08 MBA, recently purchased Pacifier, the homegrown baby boutique...

Frank May, ’10 MBA

Frank May, ’10 MBA, assistant professor of marketing in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech, was recently named the Mary F. McVay and...

Blake Herring, ’93 MA-HRIR

Blake Herring, ’93 MA-HRIR, joined the Taylor Corporation January 2018 as Vice President of HR, working out of Minnetonka.

Natalia Lysyj Rieland, '90 MA-HRIR

Natalia Lysyj Rieland, '90 MA-HRIR, is Head of Human Resources North America for KWS SAAT. KWS has been breeding crops for more than...

Nick Nobbe, '14 BSB

Nick Nobbe, ’14 BSB, recently launched Relamp, a Minneapolis-based company that invented the printed light bulb. Through Relamp,...

Sarah Denn, ’16 BSB

Sarah Denn, ’16 BSB, used her prior experience working at the 2014 Sochi Olympics as well as at the commissioner’s office for Major...

Jason Frick, CPA, CFE, ’98 BSB

Copeland Buhl & Company PLLP has promoted Jason Frick, CPA, CFE, ’98 BSB, to Partner. Copeland Buhl is a CPA firm located in...

Christe Singleton, ’92 BSB

CenterPoint Energy appointed Christe Singleton, ’92 BSB, as the vice president of the Louisiana/Mississippi Region. In this new role...

George Hadjiyanis, ’92 MBA

George Hadjiyanis, ’92 MBA, has been hired as Chief Revenue Officer leading sales and marketing at i.e. network (...

Philip LaPorte, ’83 BSB

Philip LaPorte, ’83 BSB, has been named by Major League Baseball and the Major League Players Association as a member of their...

Steve Furlong, '10 MBA

Steve Furlong, '10 MBA, has been named President of the Minnesota Mortgage Association. He works as a Mortgage Consultant and leads...

Eric Schmitt, ’12 MBA

Eric Schmitt, ’12 MBA, has been promoted to VP of IT Security at Sedgwick in Memphis, TN. In this role, he is responsible for global...

Philip LaPorte, ’83 MA-HRIR

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association have named Arbitrator Philip LaPorte, ’83 MA-HRIR, to the...

Kyle R. Kroll, '13 BSB & '16 JD

Kyle R. Kroll, '13 BSB & '16 JD, is associate attorney practicing business, commercial, and intellectual property litigation at...

Christian Zimprich, ’11 BSB

Christian Zimprich, ’11 BSB, was hired by Sherwin-Williams as a Supply Chain Manager at their Minneapolis branch.

Keegan Leonard, ’11 BSB

Malloy, Montague, Karnowski, Radosevich & Co. in Minneapolis hired Keegan Leonard, ’11 BSB, as a new manager at the firm.

Amina Kanwar, ’11 BSB

Amina Kanwar, ’11 BSB, began working for Northern Tool + Equipment in Burnsville, MN, as an Accounting Ops Contractor.

Tenzin Dongchung, ’12 BSB

Tenzin Dongchung, ’12 BSB, started a new position at Sagitec Solutions as a Lead Functional Analyst in their New York City office.

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