The health and safety of our community remain a top priority. In order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the MBA/MS admissions office will not accept visitors or walk-ins. Candidates should contact us at FTMBA@umd.edu to adequately address your inquiry or set up a virtual consultation.

Smith Vets Club

Smith Vets is established for the expressed purpose of facilitating contact between current MBA students and potential employers, maintaining an outreach program for prospective veteran applicants, and perpetuating a network of veteran students able to assist each other throughout the MBA program. We are committed to coordinating value-added events that build close camaraderie amongst our distinguished members and the Smith MBA cohort.

Email us at smithvets@marylandsmith.umd.edu.

Board Members

Brandon Owens

President
brandon.owens@marylandsmith.umd.edu

Brandon spent eight years in the Marines as a Logistics Officer and truly enjoyed his time living abroad experiencing and working with different cultures. He found that the best way to explore a new country is on two wheels, which is why he has plenty of stories from his time spent motorcycling across Japan. Brandon is pursuing an MBA at Smith with the intention to pivot into the dynamic and developing world of technology and cybersecurity as he believes we are in the golden age for innovation and product development as the industry becomes more integrated and essential in our daily lives. Brandon believes in being a servant leader and values diverse perspectives, collaboration, and new ideas. “I’m excited to serve as the Smith Veterans MBA Club President and look forward to engaging with fellow students, faculty and our wonderful community”! 

Fun Fact

Lived in Japan for two years.

Scott McGillivray

Executive Vice President of Finance
scott.mcgillivray@marylandsmith.umd.edu

Scott previously served as a Financial Management Officer in the U.S. Air Force. He spent the first three years of active-duty in Great Falls, Montana before completing his service at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Lexington Park, Maryland. Scott completed his undergraduate degree at the United States Air Force Academy where he also played on the men’s soccer team. Scott enjoy taking long walks in Northeast DC with his wife, Kelsey and dog, Bear.

Fun Fact

My wife and I lived in four different AirBnBs in the year before attending Smith.

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