• Alumni Profile: Melissa Swartz (MBA ’99) and Les Wood (MBA ’00)

    What the value of an MBA?

    When Melissa Swartz Wood (MBA ’99) and Les Wood (MBA ’00) attended the University of Colorado Denver Business School, they shared a commitment to their marketing careers, a faculty member (Professor Larry Cunningham) and a desire to expand their professional network.  Read more

    January 1, 2010
    Tyghe Boone-Worthman
  • Alumni Profile: Justin Perkins, 11-Month MBA ’03

    Nuts for Business: 11-month MBA Grad Wins Bard Center Entrepreneurship Award

    If every business owner had the same drive for social responsibility as Olomomo Nut Company founder Justin Perkins, the world would be a better place. A native of Boulder, Perkins started his business in an effort to provide a healthy alternative to snacks currently found in places like coffee shops.  Read more

    January 1, 2010
    Tyghe Boone-Worthman
  • Gary Kochenberger – Math Might Just Be Cool After All

    Once confined primarily to engineering and the hard sciences, mathematics is rapidly moving into the business community as firms turn to mathematicians and those with specialized MBAs in decision sciences for assistance in solving complex business issues. The growing use of mathematical methodologies to assist decision makers in virtually all industries is exploding at a record pace.  Read more

    January 1, 2010
    Tyghe Boone-Worthman
  • Alumni Profile: Karl Miller, MS Marketing ’00

    Karl Miller, MS marketing ’00, has only secondhand experience with mothering, but that hasn’t stopped him from working his way into women’s hearts and minds. As senior brand manager for Kellogg’s, he’s responsible for the company’s award-winning multimedia “Childhood is Calling” campaign, which plays upon young moms’ memories of making Rice Krispies Treats with their mothers.  Read more

    January 1, 2010
    Tyghe Boone-Worthman
  • Alumni Profile: Richard Dalton, MBA ’87

    Richard Dalton, MBA ’87, began his business career with Empire Savings Bank’s finance department shortly after earning his MBA from the University of Colorado Denver. His career flourished and by 1996, Dalton was walking the halls of CoBiz Financial. He is now Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer and has helped the firm grow from 40 employees and $200 million in assets to the 550 employees and $2.5  Read more

    January 1, 2010
    Tyghe Boone-Worthman
  • Alumni Profile: Sharmila Anand, MBA ’08

    More than a recent graduate of the University of Colorado Denver, Sharmila Anand was the recipient of the Business School’s Outstanding MBA Student award in 2008. “It sure is a very special feeling and has made my parents in India very proud,” says Anand. “My 5-year-old daughter in India watched me graduate via the Web and promised that she will surely graduate and get an award like me in the future.  Read more

    January 1, 2010
    Tyghe Boone-Worthman