Dec 23

The Making of a Mentor

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story originally appeared in the Fall 2020 Bryan Business Report magazine. In her job as district sales manager for Volvo Group, Blanca Montilla ’06 MBA was responsible for helping truck dealerships develop their brands and increase sales. But her real passion is helping people rise to their potential. “If you want to … Continued

Jun 08

Life After Graduation

It was May 2011. I had done it. I had earned a college degree! Everyone was proud. One small problem: I had no job. I entered UNCG in 2006 and was certain that, by the autumn of 2010, I’d be in New York counting more money than my parents had ever made. What I didn’t … Continued

Jan 27

How to build relationships and network effectively

 “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”  “Your network is your net worth.” “You’re either networking, or you’re not working.” The half of you reading this who consider yourself extroverts may think networking is no big deal – but I’ll bet you could use some tips on how to network more effectively. The … Continued

Jan 22

6 Tips To Be A Successful Student

In order to be successful, I think that you must realize that you are and always will be a student. You may not always have an academic institution listed as your primary vocation, but you should have the mindset that continuous learning is paramount. Since graduating in 2010, I’ve held analyst roles at BB&T, KPMG, … Continued

Dec 18

Traveling the globe

When Craig Thornburg (MS ’19) decided to broaden his horizons and earn a graduate degree that would allow him to move up in his career, he chose the master of science in international business program at UNC Greensboro’s Bryan School of Business and Economics. “Attending an online program made it convenient to earn the degree while … Continued

Dec 18

Bringing lessons to life

Amy Vann (MS ’19) continues to rise through the ranks at The Assurance Group, Inc., where she began her career more than 15 years ago. Starting as a data entry clerk, Vann—now armed with a master of science in international business from UNC Greensboro’s Bryan School of Business and Economics—is currently a human resources generalist at … Continued

Oct 14

Tiffany Grant: Financial Entrepreneur

7 Questions with a Spartan Owner, Money Talk with Tiff MBA 2018 1. What do you love most about your job? I love being able to help people understand complex financial topics and provide guidance as they work their way to financial independence. The countless DMs, text messages, comments, and phone calls with financial wins makes … Continued

Oct 11

From Intern to Policy Influencer

Justin Larson ’18 PhD is enjoying a career as a research economist at RTI International, an independent nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Larson interned at RTI International from 2016 until 2018, when he completed the doctoral program. Researching International Issues Larson’s research interests are around environmental and energy issues. At RTI … Continued

Oct 11

PhD Opens Door to Global Opportunities

Jonathan Norris ’18 PhD finds inspiration in opportunities to engage in research on topics we care about in everyday life. He currently works as a lecturer at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland where his time is split between research, teaching, and administrative duties. Right now, the bulk of his time allocation goes toward … Continued

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