Goizueta in the News: July 21, 2011

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).

Bloomberg BusinessWeek: Admissions Q&A — Emory
“Many of the MBA applicants Julie Barefoot interviews were toddlers when she started working at the office of admissions for Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.”

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Foreclosure drop seen as false indicator
Tom Smith, an assistant professor of finance at Emory University, said banks may also be slowing foreclosures because they don’t want the inventory on their books at at time when many of them are already wobbly.”

Atlanta Daybook: MedShare Announces Meridith Rentz as CEO
“[Goizueta alumna] Meridith Rentz will join MedShare as its new CEO in September. She will replace former CEO A.B. Short. The election of Ms. Rentz represents the culmination of a one year process by the MedShare Board of Trustees to determine Mr. Short’s successor.”

Quality Insider: Don’t (Always) Talk to Your Neighbor
“Sheen Levine, a visiting scholar at Sloan and an adjunct research scholar at the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy at Columbia University, and his colleague Michael Prietula, a professor at the Goizueta Business School and the Center for NeuroPolicy at Emory University, have developed a model to quantify how much of each type of learning is optimal for a firm.”

Information-Online: Studying About What Cloud Computing Actually Is
“Cloud computing has been defined in numerous techniques. The definition that typically aptly describes it is — Cloud computing is a computing paradigm exactly where the boundaries of computing will be established by economic rationale somewhat than technical limits. Given by Prof. Ramnath K. Chellappa (at the moment at Goizueta Business School, Emory University).”

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Two Views: U.S. deficit crisis (no link)
Ray Hill, assistant professor, finance, Goizueta School of Business, Emory University, wrote, ‘Yes, everyone should worry about a failure to agree on the debt ceiling and a debt default.’”

CityBizList: Christi Korzekwa Joins as Director of Account Services at Blue Sky Agency
“In addition, [Christi] Korzekwa completed The Home Depot advanced leadership program at the Goizueta School of Business — Emory University. She also served on the Atlanta Sports Council to represent The Home Depot.”

CityBizList: Team Type 1 Appoints Alex Kaminsky Chief Marketing Officer
“Mr. [Alex] Kaminsky received his MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. He is on the board of the Chastain Park Conservancy.”

Entergy.com: Jimenez Named Entergy Business and Economic Expansion Director
[Eduardo 'Ed' Jimenez] holds a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from Louisiana State University and a master’s of business administration from Goizueta Business School at Emory University. Fluent in both English and Spanish, he was born in Costa Rica and has lived in six countries.”

Patch.com: ‘Emory Anthem’ Student Video Passes 20K Hits on YouTube
Eric Seti, a rising senior in Emory’s Goizueta Business School, was studying for finals this past spring when he noticed something odd.”

Goizueta in the News: June 9, 2011

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).

Bloomberg BusinessWeek: Summer Reading List — The B-School Edition
“‘It is a fun and informative read,’ writes Steve Walton, associate professor in the practice of information systems and operations management at Emory’s Goizueta Business School”

Maddux News Wire: Southwest Florida Water Management District Governing Board Elects New Officers
[Paul] Senft graduated from Druid Hills High School in Atlanta. He earned a bachelor’s degree in management from Emory University and his master’s degree in business administration from Georgia State University.”

CityBizList: New Atlantic Ventures-Backed Ftrans Passes $25M in Financing
Garrard [Gardiner] is a founder of Total Technology Ventures, LLC (TTV), a venture capital firm based in Atlanta, Georgia with $120 million under management. Mr. Garrard earned a B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a M.B.A. from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.”

Health News: UC Researcher to Study Implementation of Electronic Health Records
“The award will support the work of Michael Ward, MD, MBA, an assistant professor at the College of Medicine.”

Information-Online: Brett Chepenik Was Featured On Golf Channel For Providing Fitness Training To Laura Diaz
“A graduate of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, he is active in Donna Hicken Foundation and several other local charities. Brett Chepenik was acknowledged as a 2004 Jacksonville Business General ‘Up and Comer,’ an achievement given to those in the community who are making an impact or difference in their industry or community.”