Meet the Dean
Prabhudev Konana Is Leading with Purpose
Maryland Smith Alum: Prescribing Positivity in Healthcare
Wendy Sanhai, MBA ’09
Dr. Wendy Sanhai, MBA ’09, has dedicated her entire 25+ year professional career to science, global health and public health, keeping the needs of patients as her true north star.
Growing through Open-Mindedness
Working for a global company requires growth and an openness to learn. For Rachel Yamrus, vice president at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
How I Got Here: Blueprint for Making a Difference
For Chris Grant, ’13, revitalizing Baltimore isn’t just a career, it’s a calling.
A Passion for Finance Turned into a Mission
Michael Faulkender’s career in finance has been a pursuit of answers to age-old questions: Why are economic decisions made the way they are and how we can make them better?
Building a Relationship of Equals
Vandana “Vandy” Gyandhar , MBA '01
For Amazon Web Services (AWS) global program manager, Vandy Gyandhar, a global mindset is more than traveling around the world or working for an international company. It is about being able to build relationships of understanding and respect no matter where you are in the world.
Masking Up and Making a Difference in Maryland
To be in a position to help others is a privilege, says Ali von Paris ’12, and it’s something she doesn’t take for granted.
Preparing to Make Big Impacts
Lakshmi Shyamakrishnan, MS in Marketing Analytics
Lakshmi Shyamakrishnan ’20 is looking forward to making big impacts for employees at top companies. The double Smith Terp, currently earning her master’s degree in marketing analytics, has her sights set on a role in human resources, eventually in a C-suite position.
Going To Bat for Diversity in Baseball
Tyrone Brooks, ’96
Tyrone Brooks, ’96, is stepping up to the plate for Major League Baseball in a big way – to bring more diversity and inclusivity to America’s pastime.
Inspired to Shine: An Entrepreneurial Journey
Laura Benkowski, Undergraduate ’11, MBA ’14
Over the years, Laura Benkowski’s entrepreneurial spirit has taken her all over the world, even to the site of a closed gem mine in Arizona.