Smith Business Magazine: Fall 2014
Conversations about gender in the workplace often focus on equity, inclusion, dignity and justice. All are worthy goals fundamental to quality of life. But I would add another word to the mix: Innovation.
U.S. Army veteran and educator Joseph Guy Mattingly Jr., a professor emeritus and longtime undergraduate director at the Smith School, died May 17, 2014, at his home in Annandale, Va. He was 84.
Between his summer internship and part-time job, you could say Justin Sawyer ’14 has his bases covered. The junior supply chain and marketing major is driving a forklift and doing warehousing at a local retailer while interning with the Baltimore Orioles, getting experience in both his areas of study.
Robin Depaoli ’77, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Virginia Hospital Center, received the Fiscal Heroes/CFO of the Year Award on July 17, 2013. The award is given by the Washington Business Journal.
Jayne Edge, MBA ’76, has joined Jenzabar as Vice President of Marketing.
John J. Keenan ’75 has been elected a director of Howard Bancorp and Howard Bank.
Things moved fast for FiscalNote cofounder Jonathan Chen, UMD ’14. He built innovative software, launched a business, attracted a substantial investment from billionaire Mark Cuban, moved to his Washington, D.C. headquarters and hired nearly 20 people — all in less than a year and all while an undergraduate studying finance and computer science at UMD.
Melanie A. Brissett Nix, MBA ’98, was a featured cancer survivor in the American Association for Cancer Research campaign for National Cancer Research Month in May 2014.
Ani Matson, EMBA ’03, thinks about her parents when she serves her clients. The daughter of two schoolteachers, Matson is chief marketing officer of NEA Member Benefits, an organization that provides benefits to teachers.
Private Banker Rose Cohen, MBA ’03, recalls her personal passion for finance began as a child, when she and her mother would track the stock market, world news, and the local economics of Southern California.