Career Outcomes

Graham Office of Career Management

The Graham Office of Career Management offers comprehensive career development services exclusively for graduate (and undergraduate) business students at the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics. Graham is pleased to provide pro-active and strategic processes that are available through individual career counseling sessions that include a creation of personalized job search plans and career assessments, on-campus interview sessions, career fairs and numerous recruiting and networking events. For a complete list of services and events, please visit the Graham Office of Career Management at

Our Professional MBA attracts employees from reputable organizations and companies, including: 


Fifth Third Bank

Schneider Electric

Alltech, Inc.

General Electric (GE)



Gray Construction

Tempur Sealy International, Inc.


Hitachi Automotive


Big Ass Solutions 

Humana, Inc. 

Toyota Tsusho 


Johnson Controls, Inc. 

Trane, Inc.

Brown-Forman Corporation

LeanCor Supply Chain Group 

United States Air Force 

Central Bank

Lexmark International, Inc.

University of Kentucky Healthcare 


Lockheed Martin 

Valvoline, Inc.

Edward Jones 


Wright Patterson Air Force Base

Ernst & Young (EY) Messer Construction Xerox 

Professional MBA Alumni Spotlight:

Michelle Allen

Michelle Allen
Director of Marketing at Valvoline

Lance Lucas

Lance Lucas
Manager, Pharmacy Solutions of Project Management Office at Humana

Mary Weldon

Mary Weldon
Vice President, Commerical Banking at Fifth Third Bank 

Bernard Boulanger

Dr. Bernard Boulanger
Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer at MetroHealth System

Richard Hake

Richard Hake
Project Controls Manager at Stantec

Rahul Karanth

Rahul Karanth
Global Business Development Manager at AVENTICS

Mary Beth Wright

Mary Beth Wright
Business Development Executive at Messer Construction Co. 

Hannah Wiedemann

Hannah Wiedemann
Program Manager at Intel Corporation

Ryan Barrow

Ryan Barrow
Executive Director at Commonwealth of Kentucky, Office of Financial Management

Julie Mitchell

Julie Mitchell
Design and Release Engineer at Ford Motor Company

David Bugg

David Bugg
Assistant General Manager at Toyota Manufacturing Kentucky 

Sudhir Palle

Sudhir Palle
Senior Research Engineer at University of Kentucky Transportation Center 

Applying into the MBA program

Before applying into the MBA program please review the Admissions RequirementsMBA Preparatory Courses and updated GMAT/GRE Waiver Policy. For any questions about the UK MBA, please contact:

Christopher Carney
Director of MBA Recruitment
Gatton College of Business and Economics
University of Kentucky | Lexington, KY 40506
859.257.7645 (office) |