World of Coke

Goizueta, an NBMBAA partner for over 18 years, was the lead academic sponsor of the group’s 2014 conference, held at the Georgia World Conference Center September 16–20. The annual event offers its 12,000 attendees innovative programming, workshops, and networking opportunities with Fortune 1,000 representatives. This year’s speakers included Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts; NBA Hall of Famer and entrepreneur Magic Johnson; and the CEO of Bank of America, Brian Moynihan. Goizueta was well represented at the conference: 165 students attended, along with many faculty and staff, and in the conference case competition, Goizueta’s team (Naomi Johnson 15MBA, Darell Singleterry 15MBA, and Karen Sutton 15MBA) won third place overall, outperforming 26 other teams, including those from Duke and the University of Chicago. Johnson also won the best presenter award from Chrysler. Lastly, the MBA Career Management Center hosted a recruiter reception at the World of Coca-Cola (see below). Participating alumni recruiters included Serena Meteau 09MBA, Constance Mack 11EvMBA, Wangui McKelvey 08EvMBA, Ibrahim Nasmyth 08MBA, Brian Phelps 14MBA, and Brandi Ray 10MBA.