Charlotte area working professionals earn Wake Forest MBA degrees

2.16.2016 Careers, Charlotte Center, General, News Release, School News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. –Forty-nine working professionals earned their MBA degrees from Wake Forest University School of Business after completing a two-year Saturday program at the Wake Forest University Charlotte Center. They were honored during a graduation celebration Saturday, Jan. 30 at Bank of America Auditorium.

The Charlotte Saturday Class of 2015 honored professor Dan Fogel, director of the Masters in Sustainability program, with the Outstanding Educator Award. The Academic Distinction Awards went to Ahmed Taha Abd-Elkader, Leigh Thomas Anderson, Colin Adrian Richardson, Steven Christopher Strout, and Vance Robert Witman. Leigh Thomas Anderson and Colin Adrian Richardson received the Student Leadership Awards.

The graduates include: Ahmed Taha Abd-Elkader, Tinuke Dolapo Adeyemi, Leigh Thomas Anderson, Gabriel Nequer Santos Araujo, Julian Arcila, David Leon Baker, Jr., Donnie L. Barlow-Berry, Chad Irvington Barnes, Denise Marie Brennan, Michael Sylvester Caple II, Jenny Clemente Celils, Jason Scott Cornelius, Dennis Michael Curtin, Ryan Waitman Day, Elisaveta Dejkoska, Karl Sebastian Ekberg, Jorge Armando Gonzalez, Joshua O’Neil Green, Jordan Daniel Heil, Jessica O’Neal Hill, Davidson Robert Hobson, Vanessa Hosein, Courtney Etter Hutchison, David George Jastrzebski, Sarah Elizabeth Johnson, Yolanda Denise Law, Gregory Philip Lawrence, Efrain Lemus, Rakesh Hassanand Parwani, Colin Adrian Richardson, Vicki Michele Rogers, Justin Louis Romero, George Henry Russell II, Matthew Peters Sauer, Ashley Shanea Schofield, Carl Andre Smart, Alexandra Nicole Steuterman, David Christopher Stevens, Steven Christopher Strout, Thomas Bain Sullivan, Harley Allen Thomas III, David Lawrence Tonkery II, Anitha Vojjala, Anderson Davis Warlick, Jr., Dioyonna Traciey Williams, Vance Robert Witman, Ashley Lorraine Witt, Xudong Xiao, and Benjamin Steven Ziemer.

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Wake Forest’s MBA program for working professionals #20 in the nation and #1 in North Carolina. Working professionals have the option of taking Saturday or evening classes at the Wake Forest University Charlotte Center or evening classes at the Winston-Salem campus.

Media contact: Stephanie Skordas at 336.758.4098 or skordas@wfu.edu.

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Charlotte Saturday Graduation 2016