From the Dean
In these uncertain and sometimes maddening times, the students and business leaders who learn to see the world in a different way, to view and embrace challenging times as times of opportunity and new perspective, are the ones who will find ways to thrive.
During lean economic times, many business owners look for a lifeboat. In the case of David Ingram, Chairman and President of Ingram Entertainment Inc. (IEI), his came in the form of beer. Or beer distribution, that is.
For Tom Clock, MBA’98, it all clicked when Owen’s fledgling rugby club carpooled to Fort Campbell, Ky., to take on a team from the 101st Airborne. "It was with those guys that I think we crystallized our identity,” says Clock. “Hanging out with them, we became a team.”