Tag Archives: Alumni

Helping Mason Ideas Get Marked

January 29, 2015

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A marketing concept developed and launched at the Mason Innovation Lab at George Mason University’s School of Business is now being used by other innovators at the school to market their own business concepts. The name of developer and George Mason alumnus Topher Hall’s business is Sprolo LLC, which stands for “simple, proven, local.” The […]

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Peggy Sherry Named New Deputy CFO of NCUA

January 28, 2015

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Peggy Sherry has been named deputy CFO at the NCUA. Sherry, who started at the agency Monday, previously worked at the Internal Revenue Service as deputy commissioner for operations support. She also served as CFO at the Department of Homeland Security and held senior financial management positions at the United States Holocaust Museum and the […]

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Passport to Success: Alumna Appointed Travel Channel CFO

January 27, 2015

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We often don’t realize until years later which experiences have made the biggest mark on our career, but behind every great executive—and every successful business person—there is a moment that defines the direction their career will take. For Kellie Goldstein, it was an international finance class during her masters in accounting program that would plant […]

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Mary Hough, MBA ’91, of SAIC Recognized as a HR Trendsetter

January 15, 2015

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The past few years have been ones of change for Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) in Washington, D.C.. In September 2013, SAIC separated from its parent company, renamed Leidos Holdings Inc. Mary Hough coached the HR community at SAIC as it adopted a new way of working—a matrix model. In this structure, an employee may […]

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Top Finance Grad Max Lindskog, BS Finance ’14, Learns By Teaching

December 30, 2014

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Prior to students’ first classes, it is recommended many times at orientation that students make the most of their time in their degree program: participate in clubs, excel in their studies, enhance their learning through internships, attend school sponsored events, make use of the career and academic advisors available to them, and so on. Rarely […]

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