Alumni in Action: Greg McElveen ’19 & Garrett Pedersen ’19

On the second day of their MSA Class of 2019 Orientation, we interviewed Greg McElveen and Garrett Pedersen. Their class had just completed the Gallup CliftonStrengths assessment, one of several tools the Institute uses to help students better understand the unique talents they bring to their teams and their work. Continue reading Alumni in Action: Greg McElveen ’19 & Garrett Pedersen ’19

Alumni in Action: Diego Malaver ’17

Meet Diego Malaver ‘17, a data scientist at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. As a student at UNC-Chapel Hill, he majored in biology and economics and served as an associate producer and host for the student radio station. His varied experiences revealed a unique passion for Continue reading Alumni in Action: Diego Malaver ’17

Alumni in Action: Gerhard Pilcher

Meet Gerhard Pilcher ‘11. After graduating from NC State University with a BS in computer science, Pilcher spent more than 25 years in the private sector working in telecommunications and various other industries. After becoming more interested in data science, he decided to pursue the MSA. Since graduating, he has Continue reading Alumni in Action: Gerhard Pilcher

Alumni in Action: Chas Stikeleather

Meet Chas Stikeleather ‘16. After completing his undergraduate degree in economics at Stetson University, Stikeleather spent time researching next steps for his career and assisting his father, a business leader and academic, with his book and blogs. As he learned more about the future of business, Stikeleather became increasingly interested Continue reading Alumni in Action: Chas Stikeleather

Alumni in Action: Grace Heyne Lybrand

Grace Heyne

When Grace Heyne Lybrand ‘17 applied for admission to the MSA program, she was gaining exposure to the field of data science through her role as an analyst in a rotational program at financial services firm TIAA — her first professional step after completing a BS in Economics at Clemson Continue reading Alumni in Action: Grace Heyne Lybrand

Alumni in Action: Sneha Raghavan

Meet Sneha Raghavan ‘17. Following her undergraduate career as an international relations major at The College of William and Mary, Raghavan began dabbling in data analysis as a research assistant for the Center for Strategic & International Studies and the Center for Global Development, both Washington, DC-based think tanks. She Continue reading Alumni in Action: Sneha Raghavan