Gaining the Confidence to Pursue ‘Big Dreams’
Tony Danko, MBA ’15
Tony Danko, MBA ’15, has always known he wanted to start his own company. He knew an MBA from the Robert H. Smith School of Business would help him with his dream.
Leading A Career Pointed ‘Toward Public Service'
Secretary Anthony Woods, EMBA ’15
Giving back and being an advocate has always been part of Secretary Anthony Woods’, EMBA ’15, career.
Nothing But Net Career Gains for Former UMD Basketball Star
Abby Meyers ’23
When Abby Meyers, MiM ’23, transferred to the University of Maryland for her final year of college basketball eligibility, she wasn’t just chasing her hoop dreams.
Undergraduate Student Dresses Athletes for Success with Streetwear Business
When Milan Chaudhary ’26 began making shirts in high school for local school basketball teams, it was just a passion project. Fast forward four years later, and now his apparel company is changing the game.
Alumna Boldly Leads Successful Salesforce Consulting Firm
During an early job interview with Accenture, Pallavi Agarwal ’05, asked how long it would take to become a partner. Never afraid to ask bold questions, Agarwal used her determination to map her successful business career. Today, she is the CEO and founder of Kander, an award-winning woman- and minority-founded Salesforce global consulting firm based in Washington, D.C.
Supporting Smith Students By Paying it Forward
Albert P. Carey ’74, a long-time executive at PepsiCo, knew he wanted to give back when he committed $1 million to the Maryland Promise program. He currently supports 13 Smith School Maryland Promise scholars through the Albert P. and Victoria V. Carey Maryland Promise Scholarship.
Alum Forges a New Future for Trinidad and Tobago Through Finance
As Trinidad and Tobago’s Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Brian Manning ’98, MS in Finance ’17, is investing in the future of his country. And to do that, he’s leveraging his experiences from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Alum on Bringing “Cool” Entrepreneurial Ideas to Life
As the founder of three companies, Anindya Datta, MS ’89, PhD ’93, follows a straightforward formula to entrepreneurship—make something you think is cool.
Bea Perez ’91: Making a Difference with The Coca-Cola Company
As SVP and Chief Communications, Sustainability and Strategic Partnerships Officer of The Coca-Cola Company, Bea Perez ’91 is focused on one goal — creating more sustainable and equitable communities around the world.
Veteran EMBA Alum Builds New Partnerships for Business and National Security
With over 20 years of service in the U.S. military and upper echelons of the federal government, Eric Hamlin, EMBA ’20, is well on his way to completing his latest mission—transitioning to a successful private sector career in business development.