Goizueta in the News: Nov. 11, 2011

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Notable comments from Goizueta staff, faculty and students will be shared each week along with news on alumni, programs and rankings. Click here to review previous media updates. You can also inform Goizueta Newsroom of media postings (email).

Business Insider: How These Former Merrill Lynch Bankers Got Some Big Investors For Their Startup
“One of the best times to launch a startup is when you’ve got a cash flow coming in… That’s exactly what [BBA alum] Allen “A.J.” Steigman and Shane Robinson did, when they left their investment banking jobs at Merrill Lynch to start sneakerhead and streetwear platform Soletron, a social networking and e-commerce marketplace where designers, retailers and collectors can buy, sell and discuss with one another.”

Treasury and Risk: Ready to Take Charge [40 Under 40]
[Goizueta alum Ted] Kim led the first healthcare securitization, the $150 million Vitality Re transaction, for the $34.2 billion insurer this year. He was named to his current position in July after serving as assistant treasurer. Before joining Aetna in 2006, Kim worked at Cigna, Arthur D. Little and Arthur Andersen. He has a B.B.A. from Emory and an M.B.A. from MIT Sloan.”

CityBizList: Immigration Process Specialist ClearPath Raises over $1M of $2.5M Offering
“Mr. [Michael] Petrucelli holds a master’s degree in business administration from Goizueta Business School, Emory University, and also studied international business in the MBA program at Nijenrode University in the Netherlands. Mr. Petrucelli also holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Trinity College.”

The Emory Wheel: Community Restarts Efforts To Reach Out to VA Hospital
“To increase awareness of volunteer opportunities at the VA center, the Goizueta Business School Veterans’ Club visited the VA center as part of a Stand Down event on Oct. 29.”

The Emory Wheel: Major General Discusses Day’s Significance
“An audience of veterans and non-veterans, many of whom were law or business students at Emory, gathered on Goizueta Business School’s Patterson Green on the crisp, windy afternoon.”

The Globe and Mail: MBA Rankings
Goizueta’s Full-Time MBA program placed 18th on the list.

MarketWatch: XPO Logistics Announces Third Quarter 2011 Results
J. Thomas Connolly is responsible for executing the company’s growth strategy related to the acquisition of transportation logistics businesses. He most recently served as managing director of EVE Partners, LLC, a leading financial advisory firm whose practice is focused exclusively on the transportation logistics industry. He holds a master of business administration degree from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.”

U.S. News and World Report: M.B.A. Students Get On-Demand Career Coaching
“Also that month, Evisors announced 15 new partnerships with schools such as Boston College’s Carroll School of Management, Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, Fordham University’s School of Business Administration, and Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business.”

MarketWatch: Michael Gavin Trades Operations for Marketing at PRIUM
[Michael] Gavin holds an MBA from Goizueta Business School of Emory University in Atlanta and a BSBA in Finance from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.”

Voice of Goizueta: Career Trek to San Francisco’s Technology Companies
Photos of the most recent MBA career trek to San Francisco from the official Goizueta student blog.

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