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Working From ‘Om’

May 13, 2022
“If you can’t manage yourself, you can’t effectively manage others,” says Valerie Sullivan. An adjunct lecturer in Management, Sullivan views this seemingly simplistic maxim as key to supervisory success — which is why she emphasizes self-awareness, emotional…

Transforming the Business of Health Care

April 14, 2022
“The health care space is in a transformative period,” says Chris Smith ’91, MBA ’92, P ’19/’20 ’24, cofounder of Aspect Health, a health care real estate platform. Now is the time, he adds, to be progressive and innovative. Says Greg Smith ’91, president and…

Island of Innovation

March 26, 2022
Barbados is perhaps best known as the birthplace of rum and Rihanna. But the Caribbean island nation has far more to offer than sugar cane-derived spirits and pop music superstars, as six graduate students from Bentley’s Masters of Accounting and MBA programs…

No. 1 Fan

February 7, 2022
Whenever Lynn Wolf ’88, MBA ’00 has reached a crossroads in life, she’s always looked to Bentley. She earned a bachelor's in Accounting here. After receiving her CPA credential and starting a career, she got her MBA here. And, in 2018, when Bentley put out a…

It's Not All Numbers for Nick Plate ’17

January 10, 2022
Finance and Psychology may seem an unlikely major/minor combination, but for Nick Plate ’17, that mix of business and social science created the foundation for his career at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. Following internships at Merrill Lynch and graduation…

Take Two: Commerce + COVID

December 3, 2021
Take Two: Commerce + COVID The pandemic changed the way that people shop and companies sell. Brandon Hendrix ’06 and faculty member Shelle Santana trade insights on which online buying habits and marketing strategies…

New Venture Taps Old-World Tastes

December 3, 2021
As a kid, Casey White ’14 loved playing restaurant with friends, using rocks for money and cooking up business ideas.
Casey (r.) and sister Vanessa
“My mind was always, ‘How do I create something people want, and how do I manage that…

How one ‘pop music junkie’ found  her Hollywood dream 

December 3, 2021
When Tessie Lammle ’15 set her sights on breaking into “The Big Four,” she wasn't talking about the Big Four accounting firms. Lammle's dream was to break into The Big Four talent agencies in Hollywood.    “I always loved music, but I never really understood…

Inside Job: X Marks the Spot

December 3, 2021
In March 2020, Ryan Collins ’10, MBA ’11 put a $100 bill in a plastic box and posted clues to its north-of-Boston location on his Facebook page.  The forensic accountant’s solution to pandemic fatigue and isolation found hundreds of takers. Today, the venture…

Finding Sanctuary

December 3, 2021
David-Jaya Piot’s office measures 1,100 acres and his work companions can weigh upward of three tons.
Photo by Remi Abad
The Class of 2017 alumnus is co-founder and managing director of Kulen Elephant Forest, a 2-year-old sanctuary in…