Jessica Wise (Marketing ’20) had thought about starting a business throughout her time at college. Her idea: to mix people’s love for eye-popping t-shirts with their love for making a difference. It was just a matter of figuring out the logistics.
Two of the three UNIBusiness teams placed in the top three at the 2018 Stock Pitch Competition on Friday, Oct. 26, at the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Bloch School of Management. The event was hosted by the school and UMKC’s Investment Club.
Dennis Jordan (Marketing ’91) originally planned to work in radio and television when he transferred to the University of Northern Iowa in 1989. But his interest in marketing and the tough nature of the radio and TV industry helped him find his way to the business college instead.
Lexi Soldwisch had a couple of internships under her belt before entering summer 2018, but none provided quite the same experience as her time at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids.
Like many other students, Madelyn Ackley’s internship story starts at the UNIBusiness career fair.
David Martin (Marketing ’20) is naturally a people person, so it isn’t a surprise that he ended up in sales and marketing relatively early in his collegiate career.