Vanderbilt Business


Bridge to Success

Long and Louv Enterprise Fund paves the way for Owen entrepreneurs

When investment banker Rob Louv, MBA’97, met with a Texas entrepreneur in 2008 about selling a company, neither was aware that they shared an important common link: Both had graduated from the Owen School. The entrepreneur, Jack Long, MBA’83, had contacted Louv’s San Francisco firm, Montgomery & Co., on reputation alone, but the coincidence helped him make up his mind about using Louv to shop his company to potential buyers.

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Real Deal

Real Estate Capstone course provides hands-on experience for Owen students

During the 2009 spring semester, a group of 10 second-year students took part in the inaugural Real Estate Capstone course that saw them devise a long-term growth plan for downtown Lebanon, Tenn., a city just east of Nashville. The specific thrust involved transit-oriented development.

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Personal Assets

Ballpark Figure

Bo McKinnis, MBA’91, goes to bat for his big leaguers

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Corporate Spotlight

Running the Show

Patrick Ilabaca, BA’97, MBA’01, puts Latino athletes in the spotlight at Fox Pan American Sports

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In the News

Headlines from Around the World

For Rent: Chief Financial Officer, Lagging Health Care, Antitrust Showdown

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Informed Opinion

Iceland Meltdown

The origins and aftermath of the Icelandic banking crisis

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Student Experience

A Word from the Sponsored

My nonprofit management sponsorship through the Owen School

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Editor's Memo

‘Great’ Expectations

A writer’s view of the recession

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Bottom Line

Social Media 101

Connecting with the Owen community online

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