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Industry Connections -- Students (X420)


On the registration form please select ONE choice for each session. We will send an additional email the week before the event with the locations of your sessions.

STUDENTS -- Start Your Connections Here! Over 75 alumni from a spectrum of industries and companies will travel to Bloomington on Friday, September 13 to share their business acumen with Kelley students at the 8th annual Industry Connections event. To explore specific industries, this year’s event will include two back-to-back alumni panel discussion sessions allowing students to choose from eight different industry panels. A networking open house will follow in the Godfrey Center Forum, offering students ample time to introduce themselves to many alumni and begin to form their own network of genuine business contacts.


2:00 p.m. - Registration begins in assigned classrooms

2:30 p.m. - Industry Panel Discussions, Session 1

3:30 p.m. - Industry Panel Discussions, Session 2

4:15 p.m. - Networking Open House with Alumni in the Forum

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Alumni Panels:

Christopher Hession, BS 1993, Hession & Associates, Ltd.
Bradley Schwer, JD 1999/MBA 1999, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Tiffany Sharpley, BS 1997/MBA 2001/JD 2001, Ice Miller LLP

Investment Banking
Helen Wells, Toug Couture
Dick Stahl, JD 1971/MBA 1972. Sassafras Consulting, LLC
Elizabeth Evans, BS 2009, Merrill Lynch
Kelly Shikany, BS 1986, Wells Fargo Advisors
Leslie Reed, BS 1979, Toug Couture

Chad Beauchamp, BS 2010, Ernst & Young LLP
Wesley Jones, BS 2011, Indiana University
Ben Matherly, BS 2003, Crowe Horwath
Kevin Minard, BS/MBA 2011, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Sherry Davis, BS 2000, Eli Lilly and Company
Monica Nelson, BS 1989, DWA Healthcare Communications Group

John Laskowski, BS 1975, Marsh and McLennon
Shelley Raper, BS 1985, Markey's Rental and Staging
Cynthia Resser, MBA 2001, Nuveen Asset Management Company
Matt Stryker, BA 1992/MBA 2001, IBM
Ellen Scipta, MBA 2000, CHS Worldwide Corp Headquarters
Debbie Ollam, MBA 1998, Microsoft

Paul Nawrocki, MBA 1968, The Rock Group
Umar Farooq, BA 2005/MBA 2009, SIHO Health Insurance
Dean Vonnerheide, BS 1976, MJ Schuetz Insurance Services
Patricia Saint, BS 1978, Roche Diagnostics
Sean Triplett, BS 1994, Fortune Brands Home and Security
Steve Kovich, BS 1984, Kovich Coaching

Steve Coverick, BS 2009, Edgewater Ranzal
Nathan Doll, BA 2005/MBA 2011, Rolls Royce
Syed Jafri, BS 2010, Deloitte and Touche LLP
Sam Bridegroom, BS 1988, Bridegroom Technologies Inc.
Christopher Davis, BS 1983, Deloitte & Touche, LLP

Kevin Snyder, MBA 1988, Synder Acquisitions, Inc.
Tracy Land, BS 1999, Frangipani Body Products
Beverly Colin, BA 1976, Kelley School of Business
Jeff Lantz, BS 1996, Tech Castings, Inc.
Mat Orrego, BS 1985, Cornerstone Information Systems
Matt Muller, MBA 2010, Aeon Imaging LLC

Supply Chain/Operations
Andrea Craig, BS 1990/MBA 2011, Rolls Royce
Travis Craig, Cook Pharmica
Laura Houston, BS 1983, TriStar Engineering
Bob Thilmont, MBA 1977, Mountain Global Inc
Julie Liu, MPA 1999, Cummins

International Business
Molly Wynn, BS 2005, Invest in France Agency
Kelly Watkins, BS 1988/MBA 1989, Expressive Concepts
Craig Piatti, BS 2005, InternshipDesk
Lawson Smith, BS 2002

David Smart, BS 1989/MBA 1996, Pella Corporation
Jeffrey Wilson, BS 2000, Eli Lilly and Company
Natalie Pei, BS 2009, First Investors Corp
Deepak Hadpawat, BS 2010, Simon Property Group, Inc.
Paul Weed, BS 2009, Aon

Jeremy Aguilar, BS 1999
John Sullivan, BS 1976, MJ Schuetz Insurance Services, Inc.

Date, Time & City: Friday, September 13, 2013 , 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.   -  Bloomington
Networking will take place at 4:30 p.m.
Location: Godfrey Center Forum
First Floor
Address: Kelley School of Business
Phone: 812-855-6340
Cost: This event is free of charge.
Online registration for this event is closed.
Please call (812)855-6340 with inquiries.