Time: 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
City: New York, NY
Location: The University Club
This October we will celebrate the next phase of our great university's mission - one that will accelerate the potential of what it means to be a truly public university. Join UNC Kenan-Flagler on our journey to transform business education.More
October 27, 2017
The University Club
1 W 54th Street New York, NY 10019
7:30am - 8am | Coffee Reception
8am - 8:45am | Breakfast
8:45am - 9:30am | Faculty Speakers
9:30am - 10am | Alumni Networking
Dean Douglas A. Shackelford, Dean, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
A UNC alumnus and North Carolina native, Shackelford has served on the UNC faculty since 1990. He is an award-winning researcher and teacher whose work focuses on taxes and business strategy. He currently holds the title of Dean of Kenan-Flagler Business School in addition to the Meade H. Willis Distinguished Professor of Taxation.
Dean Shackelford aims to mold the School into the "greatest business school of the 21st century." He plans to accomplish this through investing in developing technologies in business, mastering the delivery of high-quality business education on a grand scale, emphasizing diversity in all degree programs at UNC Kenan-Flagler, and instilling students with a comprehensive "global education" to promote diverse cultural knowledge and sensitivity.
Jennifer Conrad, Dalton McMichael Distinguished Professor of Finance
Jennifer Conrad conducts research in the investments area. In her current research, she is working on the relation between credit default swaps and the equity market, as well as the determinants and effects of high-frequency trading.
Dr. Conrad has taught investments, derivatives and financial management. She has won three teaching awards, research and service awards at UNC Kenan-Flagler. She is the former senior associate dean for academic affairs and a former area chair of finance.
She has served on the board of directors of all three national financial associations. She is a past president and board chair of the Financial Management Association.
We would like to thank our host committee.
Timicka Anderson MBA '01
Dennis Bacon MBA '06
Evan Balafas MAC '05
Anthony Cummings MBA '97
Jeremiah DeNonno MBA @UNC '14
Scott Hauser BSBA '07
Will Keesler BSBA '08
Steve Kunin MBA '05
Houston McCurry BSBA '14
Fiona McFarland MBA@UNC '13
Ricardo McKenzie MBA '08
Jamie Pacala MBA '12
Chad Parker MBA '02
Britta Turner MBA '11