Audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP has named University of Kentucky professor Jeff Payne, KPMG Professor in the Von Allmen School of Accountancy in UK’s Gatton College of Business and Economics, as the 2019 KPMG James Marwick Professor-In-Residence.
Shonta Phelps, Director of Leadership Initiatives and Living Learning Programs and Dr. Jenny Minier, Sturgill Professor; Director of the Center for Business and Economic Research, were both finalists for the Sarah Bennett Holmes Award, created by the UK Women's Forum.
University of Kentucky MBA alum Kimra H. Cole has been named President and Chief Operating Officer at Columbia Gas of Kentucky. Headquartered in Lexington, KY, Columbia Gas of Kentucky delivers clean, affordable and efficient natural gas to approximately 135,000 customers across the state and is one of NiSource’s seven regulated utility companies. Cole has served in various leadership roles in marketing, engineering, and operations during her 22 years with Columbia Gas of Kentucky and NiSource.
University of Kentucky MBA alum and current Chief Medical Officer at UK Healthcare, Dr. Phillip Chang, is chairing an advisory committee to fight the current opioid epidemic in Kentucky and develop the standards for the Kentucky Statewide Opioid Stewardship (KY SOS) program. The National Institute on Drug Abuse ranks Kentucky among the top 10 states with the highest opioid-related overdose deaths, and Kentucky’s hospitals are on the frontline in the fight to help the state recover.
The University of Kentucky MBA program at the Gatton College of Business and Economics is pleased to announce its first MBA in "Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation", which will be launched in the Fall of 2019. With the increased demand of MBA candidates wanting to expand their entrepreneurial skills, this new concentration will deliver the necessary skills and resources to be expand candidate's entrepreneurial capabilities in Kentucky and beyond.
This month, Dean Sheather is excited to announce the launch of our new real-time, online MBA program. Students can attend classes online from any location, in person, or both – combining the convenience of an online program with the quality and personal attention of our Professional MBA and our Professional MBA for Leaders in Healthcare.
The University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics is launching their highly anticipated Real-Time, Online MBA option starting Fall 2019. The program is geared toward working professionals and executives from all industries in Kentucky and beyond.
Surrounded by family, friends and fellow alumni, two exceptional University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics alumni were honored by the college April 11. Dr. Claire Pomeroy was inducted into the Gatton College Alumni Hall of Fame, while Sarah E. Sanders was the inaugural honoree of the Distinguished Young Alumni Award.
University of Kentucky football alumnus and now successful businessman Ed Berry did not always envision that he would end up where he is today. With a dream of playing in the National Football League (NFL), he got his start playing football at a very young age. Little did he know, his future career would grow from this passion.
Victoria Russell, alum of the MBA program at the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics, is the current Chief of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Papa John's International, Inc. and has been with Papa John's for almost 13 years. She was recently spotlighted in the "Business Women First: Woman Making a Difference" by Louisville Business First. Papa John’s diversity and inclusion efforts will be crucial to the future success of the brand and Victoria (and her team) are ready for the challenge.