A 2,500-year-old text called The Art of War may strike some as an unlikely source of advice for today’s business leaders, but Thomas Huynh, EMBA’04, believes that there are valuable lessons to be learned from Sun Tzu’s masterpiece. Huynh has recently penned a new translation of the work, titled The Art of War: Spirituality for Conflict, with [...]
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Leverage. The power to get things done. That’s how Dave Marchese, BE’95, MBA’00, views his experience at Owen and his ability to switch careersfrom engineering to finance. Currently a Vice President at Haddington Ventures, a Houston-based private equity fund focused on the midstream energy sector, Marchese assists with deal sourcing, transactional work and portfolio company [...]
If you are a SIRIUS Satellite Radio subscriber, then you are likely benefiting from savvy strategy developed by award-winning marketing veteran and Owen alumna, Vance LaVelle, EMBA’91. As a Senior Vice President, she is helping SIRIUS grow its subscriber base through service, sales and marketing. She also is helping the company prepare for its recently approved [...]
When asked what put her on the career path to her current position as CEO of Citizens First Bank in Bowling Green, Ky., Mary Cohron, EMBA’88, points to two pivotal factors: family and the Owen School.
Cohron’s predilection for banking comes naturally, by way of paternal DNA. Her father spent his life building a successful community bank [...]