“You’ve got to be passionate.”
John Wethey is an accomplished veteran in the surplus lines insurance industry. As the executive director of Surplus Lines Association of Colorado and the co professor of the Surplus Lines Insurance: Global Risk Management course, John is full of passion for his work.
In guiding newcomers to this industry, he looks for that same spark of passion in the next generation. Read more
Professor Traci Sitzmann’s Work Won the 2021 Award for Responsible Research in Management
After four years of research, Traci Sitzmann received the highest honor in academic management research. Her piece “The hidden cost of prayer: Religiosity and the gender wage gap,” published in the Academy of Management Journal, demonstrates how beliefs and practices reinforced by the world’s major religions account for 37% of the gender wage gap. Read more
CU Denver Management Assistant Professor Dr. Kyle Ehrhardt co-published a study examining pre-training factors that influence the effectiveness of diversity education.
With an increasingly diverse workforce, most organizations and universities recognize the value of diversity training and education. However, there are unanswered questions regarding whether these trainings are effective and who it impacts the most. Read more
Leaders from a variety of industries shared stories of their career journey, leadership insights, and advice with One Year MBA Students
Dean Scott Dawson led an Executive Briefings elective, offered exclusively to students in the One Year MBA program. It provided students with the opportunity to interact with 14 executives from a wide variety of organizations including Nike, VF Corporation, Goldman Sachs, PwC, and more. Read more
“Every single student we worked with was so professional, hardworking, and delivered on their commitments. They truly exceeded what we had asked for at every turn,” says Harrison Rosenfield, co-founder of PonyPal . “As we continue to grow, we hope to continue to work with these talented students!”
Dr. Lan Liang has been collaborating with local business partners to provide graduate students with real-world experiences through her Digital Marketing course. Read more
Congratulations to Sarah Engel, associate director of operations for the Business School’s Jake Jabs Center, who will be honored as a 40 Under 40 recipient by the Denver Business Journal this spring!
Every year, the DBJ recognizes 40 local professionals for their business acumen and community involvement. Engel’s exemplarily service, grit, and collaboration led to her selection. Read more
“I really love the idea of knowing, learning, and being amongst the generations that are coming after me,” says Susan Heinzeroth, founder and CEO of SageRiver Consulting. “I want to help students understand the leadership challenges that they’re going to face and influence a way of thinking about addressing those challenges.” Susan Heinzeroth, also a CU Denver Alumni, has come full circle, she provides a unique experience for the next generation of MBA students. Read more