College Participates in Atlanta Business Chronicle Business Growth Summit

Last week, a small group of alumni, students and staff attended the Atlanta Business Chronicle Business Growth Summit to meet Atlanta-area business executives and discuss the Cottrell MBA and internship programs offered from the Mike Cottrell College of Business.  Attendees from the Mike Cottrell College of Business included MBA Alumnus Blake Williams, Cottrell MBA Director Kelli Crickey, Program Coordinator and Cottrell MBA Student Elizabeth King, Marketing Manager Nick Kastner and three undergraduate students who were selected just a few weeks prior as members of our Cottrell Scholars; Cosette Scutt, Danielle Kaafarani and Ivy Godfrey.

Cottrell Scholars pose for a photo with the Atlanta Falcons' Freddie Falcon
Cottrell Scholars pose for a photo with the Atlanta Falcons’ Freddie Falcon

The group attended a keynote session from Atlanta Falcons owner The Home Depot Co-Founder Arthur Blank as well as interview sessions with Laura Turner Seydel, daughter of Atlanta-business legend Ted Turner and Chairperson of the Captain Planet Foundation, and her husband Rutherford Seydel, Partner at Davis, Pickren, Seydel & Sneed, interviewed by the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Maria Saporta on environmental sustainability and Jeffrey Sprecher and Kelly Loeffler, executives from the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) who recently purchased the NYSE Euronext, interviewed by 11Alive’s Brenda Wood.

Outside of exposure to these speakers, the Mike Cottrell College of Business also had a booth at the event, promoting the College’s Cottrell MBA and Internship programs with over 1,000 business executives.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *