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CityOwen Recap

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From left, Larry Van Horn, Jim Bradford and Margaret and Jim Brunstad at the Birmingham event

From left, Larry Van Horn, Jim Bradford and Margaret and Jim Brunstad at the Birmingham event

The CityOwen program is led by alumni around the country and provides value through networking opportunities, updates on the school and featured faculty or staff presentations. The program also helps strengthen the relationship between the Owen School and local communities in areas such as recruitment.

Birmingham
Jan. 26
Margaret and Jim Brunstad, both MBM’75, hosted a CityOwen Birmingham event at their home. Associate Professor of Management Larry Van Horn spoke about health care. Dean Jim Bradford was in attendance.

California
Jan. 13
CityOwen California held a joint event with the San Francisco Chapter of the Vanderbilt Alumni Association at the Fort Mason Center. Mark Abkowitz, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, gave a speech titled “Can’t We Do More to Prevent Disasters from Happening?”

Chicago
Oct. 20
CityOwen Chicago held an event at Tavern at the Park. Hans Stoll, the Anne Marie and Thomas B. Walker Jr. Professor of Finance, spoke about the finance industry.

Dallas/Fort Worth
Nov. 18
Linda, BA’78, and Tom Barton, MBA’77, hosted a CityOwen Dallas/Fort Worth event at their home. Bob Whaley, the Valere Blair Potter Professor of Management, spoke about the finance industry.

Las Vegas
March 15
CityOwen Las Vegas held a joint event with the Las Vegas Chapter of the Vanderbilt Alumni Association at the Stirling Club. Anna, BS’91, and Craig Savage, BS’92, MBA’98, and Ike Lawrence Epstein, BA’89, JD’92, hosted the gathering.

Nashville
Feb. 2
Sandy and Jay Sangervasi, MBA’81, hosted a joint CityOwen Nashville and Nashville After Owen event at their home. Dean Bradford was in attendance.

New York
Oct. 12
CityOwen New York hosted an event at the Union League Club. Professor Hans Stoll spoke about the finance industry.

Feb. 15
CityOwen New York hosted an event at the 21 Club. Nick English, CEO of Bremont, a British company that makes limited-edition handmade watches, spoke about his entrepreneurial experience. Dean Bradford was in attendance.

If you are interested in starting a CityOwen group where you live, please contact Alumni Relations at (615) 322-7409.

photo credit: Margaret Brunstad

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