Wake Forest Charlotte Center MBA for Working Professionals Graduates Honored

9.26.2011 General, Leadership, News Release, School News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Wake Forest University Schools of Business is pleased to announce that 52 outstanding working professionals have earned their degrees after two years of coursework in the Charlotte Evening MBA program. Students, faculty and staff celebrated with a dinner and awards ceremony on Friday, Sept. 23 at the Charlotte Marriott SouthPark.

“These graduates are to be commended for their dedication to earning a Wake Forest MBA while balancing full-time careers, the needs of their families, and the demands of a rigorous academic program,” said Leslye Gervasi, Wake Forest University Schools of Business Director of Charlotte MBA Programs.

The class Leadership Award for scholastic performance, leadership and integrity went to Martin Wilkinson. Academic achievement awards were presented to Johanna Anderson, Chas Mansfield, Adam Richeson, Richard Volant and Jonathan Weathers.

The following students received their MBA diplomas on Sept. 23: Christopher Hall Anderson, Johanna Edens Anderson, Christopher Neal Arline, Ali Lonnie Black, Richard Adam Blake, Teren Elyse Peck Branson, Tonya Lynn Carinelli, Joseph Robert Carmola, Brian M. Cavanagh, Katherine Ingrid Chen, Fowler Faine Cooper, James Bradley Daniel, Troy Jamal Dantzler, Michael Lawrence Doebler, Adam Wayne Dyer, Alejandro Fernandez Crenshaw, Nicholas John Fischer, Latichia Deneen Fleming, Michael Foster, Christopher Robert Gialanella, Jose Armando Gomez Carranza, Kevin Patrick Grace, Ryan Michael Gravender, Jason Todd Greeter, Janelle Elizabeth Grube, Johnson Kwabena Gyamfi, Bryan Robert Hall, Timothy Stephen Haselhorst, Brandon Owen Johnson, Ryan Jordan Kurrle, William Adam Kutner, Charles Francis Mansfield III, David William McGrady, Parin Praful Mehta, Kyle Michaud Patterson, Rebecca Ann Peifer, Ryan David Poulsen, Michael Raynes, Adam David Richeson, Abu Sadat Md. Rubaiyat, Stephen Christopher Ryan, Wesley Bryant Sheffield, Thomas Paul Simonson, Rachel Weightman Simpson, Rui Cechinel Soares, Alfred Alexander Taylor II, Richard Daniel Volant, Jonathan Robert Weathers, Jeffrey Lance Wilhoite, Howard Martin Wilkinson,
Christopher Jeffrey Wood, and Cynthia Nicole Wood.

The graduates represent such companies as: AIG; Bank of America; BB&T; Carolina Panthers; Clorox, Inc.; Duke Energy; IBM; Kraft Foods N.A.; Liberty Mutual; Lowe’s Companies; Novant Health; Piedmont Natural Gas; Rubbermaid; TIAA-CREF; Vanguard Group; and Wachovia.

Wake Forest University Schools of Business offers MBA for Working Professionals Programs on Evenings or Saturdays in Charlotte. Applications are still being accepted for the Saturday MBA Class of 2014 that will begin classes in January at the new Wake Forest Charlotte Center location in Uptown. More information may be found online at (www.business.wfu.edu/charlotte).