On April 25, the School of Business organized its second annual Career Development Encounter, one of the signature initiatives from the School of Business’ Advisory Board. The event consists of members of the board forming panels to serve the students through constructive feedback and career development insights. Students from throughout the entire Woodbury community are invited to participate.
Each student met with the panel for 15 minutes and had the opportunity to receive constructive feedback from the seasoned business leaders . This year, the panels consisted of: Ahdee Abramson (Founder/CEO Pet Ventures), Jane Skeeter (Founder/CEO UltraGlas, Inc.), Wayne Ward (Senior Vice President, California Bank & Trust), Dr. Tom Oliver (President, Board of Directors for Build Industries), Paula Bahamon (Vice President, Mission Valley Bank), Nick Mitchell (Vice President, Legal Affairs and Corporate Counsel at Logix Federal Credit Union), and Sunder Ramani (President, Westwind Properties).
The first prize winners this year were, Kyle Pena (BBA- Mgmt) and Oscar Barcena (MBA). The second prize winners were: Guillermo Abendano (BBA-Mgmt) and Alex Weissman (BBA-Mgmt)
In evaluating the experience overall, the panel members offered the following valuable career pointers to all students: