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Spotlight: Jaffer Humayun

Spotlight: Jaffer Humayun

Graduate students share advice, favorite memories and how they’ve been impacted by their UD experience   What made you decide to pursue a graduate degree at UD? I have a fascination with IT, and I wanted to do something different. I thought that an IT management degree would help me in my career. What are your post-graduation plans? I hope to advance into a more management-type role. What advice do you have for incoming students? Be a sponge. Absorb. Absorb….

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Spotlight: Richard Hunter

Spotlight: Richard Hunter

Graduate students share advice, favorite memories and how they’ve been impacted by their UD experience   What is your current occupation and what are some of your responsibilities in that role? I’m the gallery director of Great American West Gallery, a fine art gallery specializing in paintings and bronzes depicting the American West, located in Grapevine, Texas. I’m responsible for managing our client base, maintaining our website and acquiring top art consignments for the gallery.   What made you decide…

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Spotlight: Bien Camungol

Spotlight: Bien Camungol

Graduate students share advice, favorite memories and how they’ve been impacted by their UD experience   What made you decide to pursue a graduate degree at UD? I have been blessed to be a part of many management positions within Fortune 100 companies including technology support manager, design engineer, project manager, sales support manager, network operations manager and marketing manager. My MBA degree will continue to improve my potential in other companies or in building my own small business. Do…

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Spotlight: Jose M. Gonzalez

Spotlight: Jose M. Gonzalez

Graduate students share advice, favorite memories and how they’ve been impacted by their UD experience   What is your current occupation, and what are some of your responsibilities in that role? I’m an engineering manager at Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation in Dallas. My responsibilities include schedule and budget for new and existing programs as well as general managerial tasks. What made you decide to pursue a graduate degree at UD? I decided to pursue a graduate degree at UD because I…

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Spotlight: Candice Teague

Spotlight: Candice Teague

Graduate students share advice, favorite memories and how they’ve been impacted by their UD experience   What is your current occupation, and what are some of your responsibilities in that role? I’m a cybersecurity manager in the Cyber Transformation service line at Ernst & Young. Much of my time is spent helping clients identify and implement solutions to the many security challenges they face on a daily basis. Solutions include a range of people, processes and technology — enabling better…

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Spotlight: Chris Campbell

Spotlight: Chris Campbell

Graduate students share advice, favorite memories and how they’ve been impacted by their UD experience   What is your current occupation, and what are some of your responsibilities in that role? I am a vice president, senior financial advisor and senior portfolio advisor with Merrill Lynch Global Wealth & Investment Management. For my clients, I act as their personal CFO and worry about their families, futures and finances so they don’t have to. What made you decide to pursue a…

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Spotlight: David Gonzalez

Spotlight: David Gonzalez

Graduate students share advice, favorite memories and how they’ve been impacted by their UD experience   What made you decide to pursue a graduate degree at UD? After five years of work experience in corporate finance as a business analyst and then as a business intelligence chief, I realized it was the appropriate moment to step up my career with a postgraduate degree in this field. I researched the University of Dallas Gupta College of Business, and I found the…

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Spotlight: Stephanie Moreno

Spotlight: Stephanie Moreno

Graduate students share advice, favorite memories and how they’ve been impacted by their UD experience   What is your current occupation and what are some of your responsibilities in that role? I’m a business consultant, currently serving as a program manager for Freeman Company, a leading provider of integrated services for experiential marketing. The current project I’m working on entails revamping an online web platform to enhance the user experience for our online customers. My specific responsibilities are to manage…

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Spotlight: Michael Tann

Spotlight: Michael Tann

Graduate students share advice, favorite memories and how they’ve been impacted by their UD experience   What’s your favorite class? Dr. Sri Beldona’s Global Strategy class was one of my favorite courses. He did a great job facilitating one of the most practical things in the curriculum, the Business Simulation Game (BSG). The BSG involves putting the entire class into teams and having them compete for six weeks running virtual reality businesses using the knowledge they’ve acquired from previous classes….

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