Careers & Alumni Success

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: 


Ernst & Young (EY)

Schneider Electric


General Electric (GE)


Alltech, Inc.

Hitachi Automotive

Tempur Sealy International, Inc.


Humana, Inc. 


Big Ass Solutions 

Johnson Controls, Inc. 

Toyota Tsusho 


LeanCor Supply Chain Group 

United States Air Force 

Brown-Forman Corporation

Lexmark International, Inc.

University of Kentucky Healthcare 

Central Bank

Lockheed Martin 

Valvoline, Inc.



Wright Patterson Air Force Base

Edward Jones 

Messer Construction


Professional MBA Alumni Spotlight:

Michelle Allen

Michelle Allen
Director of Strategic Accounts at Valvoline

Lance Lucas

Lance Lucas
Associate Director of Technology Solution Implementation at Humana, Inc.

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
Software Engineering Manager at Intel Corporation

Ryan Barrow

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

Julie Mitchell

Julie Mitchell
Team Edison IT Product Manager 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 CoursesGMAT/GRE Waiver Policy and FAQ's. 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) |