Wisconsin Alumni in Action

Wisconsin School of Business events this fall helped renew friendships and make new connections. On October 14-15, the Hawk Center for Investment Analysis hosted the Hawk Center Investment Conference and Reunion at Monona Terrace, followed the next day by a tailgate party at Union South prior to the Badgers’ football game against Ohio State. On November 12, Business Badgers and their families joined Bucky Badger at Grainger Hall for the Homecoming Bash before the Badgers beat Illinois. After the football game, alumni and current fellows of The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management celebrated the 50th anniversary of its founding.

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Jerry Fink (MBA 1990) and David Kim (BBA 1989)

of The Bascom Group LLC were selected as recipients of the prestigious 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award. They were recognized for their excellence and extraordinary success in innovation, financial performance, and commitment to their businesses and communities. Fink and Kim were presented with the award on June 17, 2016 at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California. More Class Notes »

Alice Ferris (MBA 1994)

recently joined the Bolz Center Advisory Board for a three-year term beginning July 2016. She is a national fundraising talent for the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) appeared during pledge breaks for a Downton Abbey marathon that aired Labor Day weekend on select PBS stations throughout the U.S. More Class Notes »

Reena Vokoun (MBA 1998)

is running her own health and fitness brand, Passion Fit, and recently joined the Wisconsin Business Alumni (WBA) Board. She also started a new job as the director of enterprise sales with Grokker, a Silicon Valley startup and health, wellness, and fitness video technology company. She’s excited to gain more entrepreneurial experience in her career. More Class Notes »