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Hooding Ceremony 2021

Wa k e F o r e s t U n i v e r s i t y School of Business L aw r ence Joel Vet er a ns M emor i a l C olise u m Mon day, M ay 1 7


Hooding Ceremony for the

Master of Business Administration Master of Science in Accountancy Master of Science in Management Master of Science in Business Analytics Class of 2020 / 2021

Prelude

Welcome ................................................................................................................................................... Matthew T. Phillips Hendley Fellow and Associate Teaching Professor of Law & Ethics

Processional Opening Remarks .................................................................................................................................. Michelle L. Roehm Interim Dean and Peter C. Brockway Chair of Strategic Management

Introduction of Speaker .................................................................................................................. Michelle L. Roehm Address ........................................................................................................................................... Thomas P. "Todd" Gibbons Chief Executive Officer BNY Mellon

Recognition of Master of Business Administration Candidates, Master of Science in Accountancy Candidates, Master of Science in Management Candidates and Master of Science in Business Analytics Candidates ....................................................... Michelle L. Roehm Mark A. Johnson Associate Dean of MBA Programs; Teaching Professor Mark E. Evans Dale K. Cline Associate Dean for Accountancy; Associate Professor of Accountancy Norma R. Montague Senior Associate Dean of Programs, Senior Associate Dean of MSM Program; Associate Professor of Accounting Jeffrey D. Camm Senior Associate Dean of Business Analytics Programs; Professor & Inmar Presidential Chair in Business Analytics; Executive Director of the Center for Analytics Impact

Conferring of degrees ................................................................................ Rogan T. Kersh, Provost and Dean Roehm Concluding Remarks .......................................................................................................................... Michelle L. Roehm Alma Mater Recessional 2


Candidates for the Degree of Master of Business Administration Class of 2021 Nia Kaye Doaks ....................................................................................................................................................... Raleigh, NC

Class of 2020

Conferred December 30, 2020 Priscilla-Ann Baez ................................................................................................................................................ New York, NY Phylecia Allison Barrett ................................................................................................................................... Greensboro, NC Melchior Briers .......................................................................................................... Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa * Glenda Elizabeth Campbell .................................................................................................................................. Rock Hill, SC

Akil Champsi ........................................................................................................................................................ Charlotte, NC Brandt Whitcomb Conrad ................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Mark Christian Daines .............................................................................................................................................. Willard, UT

* Mariel Strouse Findlay ............................................................................................................................................... Tampa, FL Kelley Johnson Gantt ................................................................................................................................................. Apex, NC * Hrishikesh Pramod Gogate ...................................................................................................................... Gaborone, Botswana Louis Addison Haines .......................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC

David Elijah Hobson .............................................................................................................................................. Concord, NC * Gordon Lee Holder .......................................................................................................................................... Huntersville, NC * Darin Gregory Howe ............................................................................................................................................... Denver, NC Anggie Vania Huamani ....................................................................................................................................... High Point, NC Jeffrey Charles Hutchings ....................................................................................................................................... Atlanta, GA Christopher Lawrence Jinks ............................................................................................................................... Lake Wylie, SC Jerica Danielle Johnson ........................................................................................................................................ Knoxville, TN Joshua Todd Kamstra .............................................................................................................................................. Zeeland, MI * Sarah Beth Korellis ................................................................................................................................................ Cashiers, NC Anna Manevich .................................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC

Martha Kelly Marler ............................................................................................................................................... Newton, NC Megan Paige Martin ............................................................................................................................................... Fort Mill, SC Sheryce E. McCullough ............................................................................................................................................ Detroit, MI Raymond Rahman Yardon Shabazz McGregor ................................................................................................ Huntersville, NC Tamysha Lenee Nixon .......................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Gary Onyekachukwu Oha ...................................................................................................................................... Atlanta, GA Victor Manuel Ordonez, Jr. ......................................................................................................................... New Brunswick, NJ Aaron Mitchell Peacock ....................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Matthew J. Rafalski ............................................................................................................................................ Charleston, SC Jennifer Salazar .................................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Ethan Oliver Todd ...................................................................................................................................................... Austin, TX

* Beta Gamma Sigma

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Candidates for the Degree of Master of Business Administration (Continued) Class of 2020

Conferred August 15, 2020 German Aldana .................................................................................................................................................... Advance, NC Bianca C. Alsobrook .............................................................................................................................................. Robbins, NC Daniel Paul Avampato ..................................................................................................................................... Greensboro, NC Margaret Bizaro Avampato ............................................................................................................................. Greensboro, NC Thomas Matthew Bailey ..................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Jacob Lee Becker .................................................................................................................................................. Mondovi, WI * Richard Kraft Bell ....................................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC Pablo Luis Bobadilla ................................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC David Clark Bonner ............................................................................................................................................. Lewisville, NC Kyle Peter Bowker .............................................................................................................................................. Charlotte, NC Zachary Morgan Boylston ...................................................................................................................................... Raleigh, NC Matthew Thomas Brower .......................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC * Alex McIver Caldwell .......................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC * Jocelyne Charlotte Carter ..................................................................................................................................... Queens, NY Johaly Chavez .................................................................................................................................................... Lincolnton, NC Benjamin Andrew Clayton ......................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC Tiera JaKesia Craig ............................................................................................................................................... Windsor, NC Michael David Day III ....................................................................................................................................... Kernersville, NC John Thomas Decker ............................................................................................................................................. Hickory, NC * Alex Michael Degernes ....................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Lauren Muscatell DeMaine ................................................................................................................................. Charlotte, NC Lauren Ashley Nancy Dockery ............................................................................................................................ Charlotte, NC Taylor Kirkland Doolittle .................................................................................................................................... Greenville, NC Charles Pace Duckett ........................................................................................................................................ High Point, NC Caitlin Elizabeth McMahon Duff ........................................................................................................................ Columbia, MD Julie Elizabeth Duke ........................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Jonathan David Dulaney ............................................................................................................................ Winston-Salem, NC Ean-James Stuart Eaton ................................................................................................................................. Johns Creek, GA Rebecca Kardell Edwards ................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Jennifer M. Enloe ....................................................................................................................................................... Aston, PA Raphael Vincent Fitzgerald IV .................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC John Corliss Fox III ..................................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC Baxter Guyton Fricks ........................................................................................................................................ Chapel Hill, NC Paul Christopher Fulton ...................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC * Jacob Chate Gaiser .............................................................................................................................................. Herndon, VA Benjamin Raphael Garcia ......................................................................................................................................... Chicago, IL * Natalie LeBron Groves ........................................................................................................................................ Hinesville, GA Andréa Louise Gusdorf .................................................................................................................................... Swansboro, NC Chukwuweike Uchenna Gwam ......................................................................................................................... Greenbelt, MD Jeremy P. Hamilton ............................................................................................................................................. Charlotte, NC Adrienna Virginia Harris ............................................................................................................................ Winston-Salem, NC

* Beta Gamma Sigma

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Candidates for the Degree of Master of Business Administration (Continued) Christopher Robert Hendon ..................................................................................................................................... Reston, VA James Travis London Hicks .................................................................................................................................. Charlotte, NC Alexandria Noel Hintze ......................................................................................................................................... Concord, NC Terrence Ho .............................................................................................................................................................. Chicago, IL Brian Bailey Hunt ......................................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC Donté Rashand Jackson ................................................................................................................................... Kernersville, NC Matthew Paul Jannazzo ....................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Alex Theodore Johnson ................................................................................................................................. Roaring River, NC Steven Tyler Johnson ........................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC James Theodore Cheatham Johnston ................................................................................................................ Statesville, NC Gareth Edward Tiabor Keah ................................................................................................................................ Charlotte, NC Matthew Warren Kemper ........................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC Christian Thomas Klimczyk ................................................................................................................................. Linthicum, MD Patrick Myles Komorous .................................................................................................................................... Indian Land, SC * Christopher M. Kowalski ..................................................................................................................................... Red Hook, NY * Robert Vincent Kueny ........................................................................................................................................... Lebanon, MO Benjamin English Lacy ......................................................................................................................................... Bardstown, KY Clifford Dalton Lamson .................................................................................................................................. Chevy Chase, MD Steven Joseph Laub ................................................................................................................................................... Salem, VA Viji Venu Leila Devi ............................................................................................................................. Trivandrum, Kerala, India Stephanie Cornell Lichiello ........................................................................................................................................ Forest, VA Jennifer Anne Litzelman ...................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Matthew Ross Long ......................................................................................................................................... Greensboro, NC Philip Andrew Mantz II ..................................................................................................................................... Greensboro, NC Meredith Fran Martinez ...................................................................................................................................... Lexington, NC Patrick Robert McDonough .......................................................................................................................... Belews Creek, NC James Anderson McLelland ................................................................................................................................. Troutman, NC David Harris Melton .................................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC Robert Andrew Moreau ....................................................................................................................................... Welcome, NC Elizabeth Anne Malone Morgan ................................................................................................................... Charlottesville, VA * Matthew Spencer Neibart ................................................................................................................................. Annandale, NJ Nickolas Brett Nelson ................................................................................................................................................. Belville, IL Taylor Mathew Ordines .................................................................................................................................... Jamestown, NY Eric Alexander Osteen .......................................................................................................................................... Augusta, GA Christopher Stephen Pappayliou .................................................................................................................... Long Branch, NJ Cory Adam Parr ........................................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC William Ross Peake .............................................................................................................................................. Charlotte, NC Cristian Isaac Pereda Meza ......................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC * Alise Michelle Maynard Raak ................................................................................................................................... Turlock, CA * Timothy Knight Reynolds .............................................................................................................................. West Hartford, CT Mitchell Carl Robinson .................................................................................................................................... McAdenville, NC

Dominick Derell Rolle ..................................................................................................................................... Nassau, Bahamas Taylor Gabrielle Ross ............................................................................................................................................ Yorktown, VA

* Beta Gamma Sigma

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Candidates for the Degree of Master of Business Administration (Continued) * Anthony Alexander Rush .............................................................................................................................. Valparaiso, IN

Nicholas Daniel Russian ............................................................................................................................. Greenville, SC Jeremy Martin Shaffer ............................................................................................................................. Greensboro, NC Wakaas Omar Shafi ................................................................................................................................. Lake Jackson, TX Connor Charles Shanahan ........................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Zachary Martin Siceloff ................................................................................................................................ Charlotte, NC Erika Simmons ..................................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC Christopher Michael Sloce .................................................................................................................. Winston-Salem, NC Elizabeth Bondurant Spires ................................................................................................................ Winston-Salem, NC Elizabeth Ashley Stacks ............................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC

* Matthew Richard Stipp ................................................................................................................................ Charlotte, NC

Lorenzo Talamantez Suarez II .................................................................................................................... Alpharetta, GA Arunkumaar Subramanian ........................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Theodore Francis Teumer .................................................................................................................................. Clover, SC Joseph Cameron Thomas ...................................................................................................................... Rocky Mount, NC Diana My Truong .......................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Philip Edward Trussell .................................................................................................................................... Fort Mill, SC Astin O'Shea Tucker ...................................................................................................................................... Brooklyn, NY Jacob Charles Foster Tyndall ....................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Nicole Elizabeth Steagall Tyndall ................................................................................................................. Charlotte, NC Nerine van den Berg .................................................................................................................................. High Point, NC

* Aaron Ross Van Gorkom ..................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC Tyler Chapman Van Hook ........................................................................................................................... Charleston, SC

Charles William Wagster ..................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC Christopher Walker ............................................................................................................................................. Floyd, VA Joseph Calhoun Watson IV ........................................................................................................................... Columbia, SC Nathaniel L. Weaver ....................................................................................................................................... Sarasota, FL * Haley Elizabeth West ............................................................................................................................... Kernersville, NC Margaret Louise Whitley .............................................................................................................................. Charlotte, NC * Joshua Michael Willard .............................................................................................................................. Oak Ridge, NC Alexander James Willhite ................................................................................................................ Mayfield Heights, OH

Peter Anthony Wilson ................................................................................................................ Newport, Shropshire, UK Adam Maxwell Wind .................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Robert Mason Wood ................................................................................................................................... Richmond, VA * Michael Wayne Yarbrough .................................................................................................................. Winston-Salem, NC Rakesh Yarlagadda .............................................................................................................. Guntur, Andra Pradesh, India

Candidates for the Degree of Master of Business Administration with degrees conferred earlier in the year took part in drive-through celebrations coordinated by their degree program leadership.

* Beta Gamma Sigma

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Candidates for the Degree of Master of Science in Accountancy Class of 2021 * Nicolas Savvas Andreou ............................................................................................................................ Cramerton, NC Georgia Marie Bakes ................................................................................................................................... Southport, CT Nathan Behrens Bledsoe ........................................................................................................................... Brentwood, CA G. Scott Boswell ............................................................................................................................................ Naperville, IL * Caroline Mannery Boyce ..................................................................................................................................... Tyner, NC Manuel Vincent Capece ............................................................................................................................ Watertown, CT Joshua Fieno Cathey ............................................................................................................................... Huntersville, NC Kelsey Clark Chamberlin .......................................................................................................................... Greensboro, NC William Walton Chamblee ....................................................................................................................... Greensboro, NC Ming Chen ..................................................................................................................................... Suzhou, Jiangsu, China * Cheng Chi .............................................................................................................................................. Chongqing, China * Bennett Jaynes Coe ......................................................................................................................................... Niantic, CT

Audrey Louise Coleman .................................................................................................................................. Orlando, FL Jake Delone Compton ................................................................................................................................. Charlotte, NC Joseph Hampton Crump .............................................................................................................................. Columbia, SC Luqiao Dong ................................................................................................................................................. Beijing, China Scott Bradford Douglas ............................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC

* Susan Jess Fowler .......................................................................................................................................... Dobson, NC Jane Elizabeth Frieder .............................................................................................................................. Chappaqua, NY Rachel Lauren Michele Getty ................................................................................................................... Stroudsburg, PA John William Gibson III .................................................................................................................................... Macon, GA * Alejandro Tomas Gonzalez ................................................................................................................................. Miami, FL Elizabeth Darden Grubb ................................................................................................................................. Raleigh, NC * Chenyun Gu .............................................................................................................................................. Shanghai, China Jared Michael Gurdak ...................................................................................................................................... Vienna, VA Yuyan Han ..................................................................................................................................................... Beijing, China Eric Paul Harris ........................................................................................................................................ Moorestown, NJ Ayokunle Olutade Ilesanmi ................................................................................................................. Winston-Salem, NC Jasmine Johnson ................................................................................................................................ Fort Lauderdale, FL Makayla Keener ................................................................................................................................... Pilot Mountain, NC * Jacob Wheat Lambert ................................................................................................................................. Providence, RI Nicole Faith Levinson .................................................................................................................................. Livingston, NJ Qiushi Li ................................................................................................................................................... Shenzhen, China William Nicholas Little III ........................................................................................................................... Nantucket, MA Tanvi Peeush Mahajan ..................................................................................................................... Nairobi, Kenya, Africa Diamond Ja'Lisa McKoy .................................................................................................................................. Council, NC Zachary Pierce Oxendine .............................................................................................................................. Advance, NC Alma Eva Penate ................................................................................................................................................. Miami, FL Olivia Catherine Perrone ............................................................................................................................. Cumming, GA Landon Rasean Peterson ................................................................................................................... Saint Petersburg, FL Sloane Irwin Pfaff ................................................................................................................................ Morehead City, NC Sean Fleming Puleo .................................................................................................................................. Loudonville, NY

* Beta Gamma Sigma

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Candidates for the Degree of Master of Science in Accountancy (Continued) Salvatore Albert Restivo ..................................................................................................................... North Bellmore, NY * Katharine Leigh Robertson ................................................................................................................. Winston-Salem, NC Olivia Vankirk Rooney ................................................................................................................................... Memphis, TN Dame Sene ........................................................................................................................................ Thiés, Senegal, Africa Daniel Holland Strawn ..................................................................................................................................... Raleigh, NC Cassie Kristine Sullivan ................................................................................................................................ Charlotte, NC Daniel Timothy Sullivan ................................................................................................................................ Westlake, OH * Kelsey Ann Terry ............................................................................................................................................ Chatham, NJ Trace Robert Timmerman ............................................................................................................................. Newtown, PA Caroline de Brux Tripodi ......................................................................................................................... Marblehead, MA Jake Taylor Ullerick ............................................................................................................................... West Harrison, NY Marisa Wang ................................................................................................................................................. Westfield, NJ Yichen Wang ................................................................................................................................................. Harbin, China * Yinlin Wang .................................................................................................................................... Suzhou, Jiangsu, China Ella Margaret Webster .................................................................................................................................... Raleigh, NC Matthew Russell White ................................................................................................................................ Charlotte, NC Khendra Rakiya Witt .................................................................................................................................... Greenville, SC Harry Baker Young IV .............................................................................................................................. Baton Rouge, LA

Class of 2020

Conferred December 30, 2020 Madison Couch Bencini ............................................................................................................................ High Point, NC Lauren Nicole Brough ....................................................................................................................................... Aspers, PA Brianna Casini .......................................................................................................................................... Emerald Isle, NC Qian Chen ............................................................................................................................ Shenzhen, Guangdong, China * Sishi Chen ................................................................................................................................................. Wenzhou, China Caroline Elizabeth Clevenger ............................................................................................................................ Louisa, KY Mihail Zlatev Dichev ............................................................................................................................... Dobrich, Bulgaria Yunjie Du ...................................................................................................................................................... Yunnan, China Ziyuan Fu ...................................................................................................................................... Jixi, Heilongjiang, China Christopher Walter Makanaakealoha Gora ................................................................................................... Honolulu, HI Joseph Edward Graves ......................................................................................................................... Maple Grove, MN * Zhongyu Gu ....................................................................................................................................... Wuwei, Anhui, China * Yunzhi Guo ................................................................................................................................... Ningbo, Zhejiang, China * Daniel Thomas Haskell ...................................................................................................................................... Mobile, AL Wenxin Hu ..................................................................................................................................... Changde, Hunan, China * Yifei Hu ............................................................................................................................................. Huainan, Anhui, China

* Chengwei Huang .............................................................................................................................. Zunyi, Guizhou, China Joshua Todd Hudson .................................................................................................................................... Siler City, NC Hui Hui ...................................................................................................................................................... Shanghai, China Qinxuan Jin ............................................................................................................................................... Kunming, China Mingwei Li ................................................................................................................................ Qingdao, Shandong, China * Hongkun Ma ......................................................................................................................................... Hefei, Anhui, China Jessica Nicole MacConnie ................................................................................................................................ Weston, FL * Beta Gamma Sigma

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Candidates for the Degree of Master of Science in Accountancy (Continued) Nathan Thomas Mallonee ........................................................................................................................... Lexington, GA Shuang Meng ........................................................................................................................... Qingdao, Shandong, China Kelly Lorraine Nolan ...................................................................................................................................... Lake Bluff, IL Amit Popli .......................................................................................................................................................... Nutley, NJ Andrew Monroe Romance ........................................................................................................................... Kingsport, TN Daniel Foster Rosenblum ............................................................................................................................. Blairsville, GA Jiayi Ruan .......................................................................................................................................... Xiamen, Fujian, China Jordan Andrew Saltmarsh .............................................................................................................................. Hanover, PA Adam Logan Smith .............................................................................................................................. Winston-Salem, NC James Conley Snavely ................................................................................................................................. Hurricane, WV * Hudson Lawson Sowders .......................................................................................................................... Chapel Hill, NC Quinten Reece Squires ................................................................................................................................... Weston, WV Joseph Colby Strange ................................................................................................................................. Greenville, SC Shan Su .......................................................................................................................................... Jinan, Shandong, China Yiqun Sun ........................................................................................................................................... Qinhuangdao, China Cole Graham Thompson ..................................................................................................................................... Avon, CT Joshua Vance .................................................................................................................................................... Roslyn, NY Wenjun Wang ....................................................................................................................................... Lu'an, Anhui, China Zichen Wei .................................................................................................................................................. Handan, China Shelby Ryan White ................................................................................................................................... Kernersville, NC Zongliu Wu ............................................................................................................................... Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China Ruqing Xu ....................................................................................................................................... Jinhua, Zhejiang, China * Yan Yang ......................................................................................................................................................... Xi'an, China Sijie Yu ....................................................................................................................................... Binzhou, Shandong, China * Lanxin Zhang ............................................................................................................................................... Suzhou, China Naimeng Zhang ............................................................................................................................................ Beijing, China Tingyue Zhang ............................................................................................................................... Jinan, Shandong, China Xinmu Zhang ................................................................................................................................... Chuzhou, Anhui, China Ganlin Zhao .............................................................................................................................. Qingdao, Shandong, China Yi Zhu ............................................................................................................................................. Jiaxing, Zhejiang, China Ziping Zong ........................................................................................................................................... Chongqing, China

Candidates for the Degree of Master of Science in Management Class of 2021 Mariam Mohammad Alsorogi ........................................................................................................................ Prospect, KY Megan Sarah Anderson ................................................................................................... Beaconsfield, Victoria, Australia Tayah Alexas Andrews ............................................................................................................................. Chesapeake, VA James Everett Atwell ................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Sae Hee Bae ................................................................................................................................................. Pinehurst, NC James Hinton Pou Bailey III ................................................................................................................. Atlantic Beach, NC Jazzi-Blue Summer Baker............................................................................................................................ Jersey City, NJ Ayodeji John Balogun ........................................................................................................................................ Lugoff, SC * Kevin Allen Bates ............................................................................................................................................. Granby, CT * Beta Gamma Sigma

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Candidates for the Degree of Master of Science in Management (Continued) Sean Loring Beckom II .................................................................................................................................... Saginaw, MI Sarah Dancy Blackburn .................................................................................................................................. Cashiers, NC * Samantha Nicole Borden ......................................................................................................................... Coral Gables, FL * David Morgan Burch ..................................................................................................................................... Sikeston, MO Lillian Towner Butterworth ....................................................................................................................... Kernersville, NC Puyi Chen ........................................................................................................................ Guangzhou, Guangdong, China Wangda Chen .............................................................................................................................. Pujiang, Zhejiang, China Yuchen Chen ................................................................................................................................. Nanjing, Jiangsu, China Anand Rakesh Chokshi .................................................................................................................................. Florence, SC Christopher Cohen, Jr. .................................................................................................................................. Durham, NC Haley Paige Davis ..................................................................................................................................... Ruckersville, VA Francesca Andrea de Leon ..................................................................................................................... Mount Juliet, TN Timothy William DeSalvo .............................................................................................................................. Riverside, CT George Prior Everitt ..................................................................................................................................... Sun Valley, ID Shayla Briann Farrow .................................................................................................................................... Stamford, CT Joseph Scott Ford ............................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC Eric Scott Franklin ........................................................................................................................................ Pittsboro, NC Eric Leeland Gaines ..................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Chengtao Gao .......................................................................................................................................... Shanghai, China Yitong Gao ................................................................................................................................................ Shanghai, China Konu Yaw Gardesey ................................................................................................................................. Middletown, DE Kelsey Ann Gill .............................................................................................................................................. Louisville, KY Bo Gong ....................................................................................................................................................... Beijing, China Hanwei Gong ............................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Zeyu Gong ...................................................................................................................................... Taiyuan, Shanxi, China Ralph Joshua Gross Galiano .................................................................................................................... Falls Church, VA * Ana Karen Guerrero De Lerma .................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC

Gregory Hairston........................................................................................................................................... Memphis, TN Mary Caitlin Samuels Heintzelman ..................................................................................................... Kennett Square, PA Benjamin Marshall Helm ............................................................................................................... Nouakchott, Mauritania Nathaniel Kosic Higgins ................................................................................................................................... Arden, NC Jasmin Allanah Hilliard .................................................................................................................................... Medina, OH

* Thomas John Hogan III ................................................................................................................................ Savannah, GA

* Charles Richard Horton ........................................................................................................ Dunstable, Bedfordshire, UK Zezhou Hu ........................................................................................................................................ Wuhan, Hubei, China Yihua Huang .................................................................................................................................. Qidong, Jiangsu, China Nicholas Chase Hutton ................................................................................................................................. McKinney, TX Anna Victoria Jacobs ................................................................................................................................. Kannapolis, NC Brianna Bryson Jenkins ...................................................................................................................................... Dallas, NC Corey Elizabeth Johnson .................................................................................................................................. Ambler, PA * Nora Kelly Kane .................................................................................................................................. Winston-Salem, NC * Ellie Amalia Kangur ............................................................................................................................. Winston-Salem, NC Samuel Emerson Keith ..................................................................................................................... Newtown Square, PA

* Beta Gamma Sigma

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Candidates for the Degree of Master of Science in Management (Continued) * Matthew Brendan Kennedy ................................................................................................................ Winston-Salem, NC * Nicholas Daniel Kennedy .................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC

* William Austin Kisner .......................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC Kristin Caroline Knight ................................................................................................................................. Santa Fe, NM Maggie Elizabeth Lancaster ........................................................................................................................ Lexington, NC Jiayi Li ......................................................................................................................................... Changsha, Hunan, China Ruiyi Li ................................................................................................................................ Jiangmen, Guangdong, China Yunqian Li ...................................................................................................................................................... Shanxi, China Zongyang Li ............................................................................................................................................... Liaoning, China Carlyn Sommer Elizabeth Liebich ........................................................................................................................ Boise, ID * Benton Davis Lietz ....................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Ching-Hsuan Michael Lin ........................................................................................................................... Chapel Hill, NC Rudy Kilian Loper ............................................................................................................................................... Media, PA Ciara Marie Loscombe .................................................................................................................................. Syracuse, NY Matthew Lugat ...................................................................................................................................... Reisterstown, MD Krista Monique Mackey ............................................................................................................................ Jamestown, NC John Walter Mann .......................................................................................................................................... Roanoke, VA Catherine Ellen Martin ............................................................................................................................. Strongsville, OH Donovan Isaiah Martin ............................................................................................................................ McDonough, GA Chase Edward Mascolo .................................................................................................................................. Fairfield, CT Madison Marie Mayes ................................................................................................................................... Louisville, KY Daniel Fendrich McCarthy IV .................................................................................................................... Washington, IN Melissa Gwendolyn McCullough .................................................................................................................. Hingham, MA Jack Robert McGowen ..................................................................................................................................... Easton, CT Hannah Sydney Menaker ............................................................................................................................. Charlotte, NC DivineAsia Miller ........................................................................................................................................... Brooklyn, NY Jarnesheia Cheraven Myers .......................................................................................................................... Scranton, SC Adithi Nagula ....................................................................................................................... Hyderabad, Telangana, India Genereux Nkundimana ......................................................................................................................................... Katy, TX Daniel Joseph Oberti ...................................................................................................................................... Atlanta, GA Philip Abraham Ogram ............................................................................................................................... Gainesville, FL Brian Momanyi Osoro Ombonga ............................................................................................................. Wilmington, NC Kennedi Claree Parham ............................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Joshua James Penninger ............................................................................................................................... Fairhope, AL Kayley Suzanne Petersen ................................................................................................................................... Austin, TX Luke Paul Podgorny ....................................................................................................................................... Highland, IN Chenyun Qiu .............................................................................................................................................. Zhejiang, China Zachary William Robinson ................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC * Caroline O'Day Roche ....................................................................................................................................... Darien, CT * Zhilin Ruan .......................................................................................................................... Shenzhen, Guangdong, China Erik Ernst Schultz ......................................................................................................................................... Asheboro, NC Zachary Christopher Seal ................................................................................................................................. Mclean, VA Jocelyn Segura ............................................................................................................................................... Houston, TX

* Beta Gamma Sigma

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Candidates for the Degree of Master of Science in Management (Continued) Logan Mackensie Shortt ............................................................................................................................... Advance, NC Monte Orlando Simmons, Jr. ............................................................................................................................ Lenoir, NC John Noland Singletary III .................................................................................................................. Winston-Salem, NC Amanda Elizabeth Sirico ................................................................................................................................... Bowie, MD Morgan Rose Swan ...................................................................................................................................... Brookfield, WI Jane Lucian Thomas ............................................................................................................................ Winston-Salem, NC * Lucy Angela Toma ........................................................................................................................................... Raleigh, NC

Lizzeth Torres-Ramirez ................................................................................................................................. Manassas, VA Christian Addison Trevathan ................................................................................................................Winston-Salem, NC Zachary Paul Valet ................................................................................................................................. Blowing Rock, NC Rita Eline Venant ...................................................................................................................................... Huntersville, NC Ellen Frances Walker ................................................................................................................................... Lewisburg, TN Samuel J. Walker ............................................................................................................................................ Rock Hill, SC Jiuli Wang ........................................................................................................................................ Taiyuan, Shanxi, China Zizhuo Wang ............................................................................................................................... Yinchuan, Ningxia, China Logan Russell Ware .................................................................................................................................. Thomasville, NC Thatcher Johnson Welden .................................................................................................................. Winston-Salem, NC Philip Blair Woodard ............................................................................................................................................ Cary, NC Terri Amani Le'che Wright ...................................................................................................................... Chattanooga, TN Yuang Xu ....................................................................................................................................... Nanjing, Jiangsu, China Jinru Yao ................................................................................................................................................... Chengdu, China

* Xin Yin ........................................................................................................................................ Nanchang, Jiangxi, China * Samantha Kennedy Yonehiro ....................................................................................................................... Pensacola, FL

Kristina Renee Youngson ............................................................................................................................ Melbourne, FL Michael Andrew Potter Yow .............................................................................................................................. Keene, TX Hongling Yu ................................................................................................................................... Yuyao, Zhejiang, China Yifei Zhang ............................................................................................................................................... Shanghai, China

Class of 2020

Conferred August 15, 2020

Candidates for the Degree of Master of Science in Business Analytics Class of 2021 John Van Ness Andrews III .......................................................................................................................... Greenville, SC Allison Ann Ault ........................................................................................................................................ Mooresville, NC * Ryan William Baehre ................................................................................................................................... Cincinnati, OH

Amanda Lee Bales ..................................................................................................................................... Chapel Hill, NC Margaret Rose Banks ................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Christopher Joseph Barker ......................................................................................................................... Newburgh, IN Andrew Charlton Black ............................................................................................................................ Kernersville, NC Morgan Banks Blaisdell-Buck ................................................................................................................ Belews Creek, NC Jacob Robert Blaudow ........................................................................................................................ Neptune Beach, FL

* Beta Gamma Sigma

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Candidates for the Degree of Master of Science in Business Analytics (Continued) Weston Michael Bostic ................................................................................................................................... Rock Hill, SC Callum Robert Brazier .............................................................................................................................. Philadelphia, PA Courtney Jane Brown ................................................................................................................................ Burlington, MA Melanie Jewel Bryant ................................................................................................................................ Kennewick, WA Jiarong Cai ................................................................................................................................................ Nantong, China Sophia Georgia Callanan ............................................................................................................................ Columbus, OH Andrew Thomas Canavan .............................................................................................................................. Caldwell, NJ Hanzhi Cao ................................................................................................................................................... Beijing, China Jinshuo Cao ................................................................................................................................. Jining, Shandong, China +

Alexander Pennell Chambers .................................................................................................................. Spartanburg, SC

* Xinran Chen ................................................................................................................................ Chengdu, Sichuan, China Yijia Chen ..................................................................................................................................................... Ningbo, China Yu Chen ......................................................................................................................................... Jinhua, Zhejiang, China Molly Marie Clark ........................................................................................................................................... Hudson, OH Emily Marie Conlin ........................................................................................................................................ Glendale, AZ George John Coumantaros ......................................................................................................................... New York, NY Caroline Briggs Davis ................................................................................................................................. Mocksville, NC Benjamin Cole Diamond ..................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC Matthew Ellison Dross ........................................................................................................................................ Dallas, TX Michaela Ruth Easley ........................................................................................................................................ Chicago, IL * Devon Edward Finnegan ................................................................................................................................... Acton, MA

Tyler Patrick Freeman ......................................................................................................................................... Dallas, TX Donald Milton Friend, Jr. ................................................................................................................................ Orlando, FL

* Yue Guo ........................................................................................................................................................ Wuhan, China Alexander Byrne Harrell ..................................................................................................................................... Tampa, FL Zachary Ryan Hatch ................................................................................................................................. Haddonfield, NJ Colman Lane Hendershot .............................................................................................................................. Lubbock, TX Morgan Claire Hester ................................................................................................................................... Salisbury, NC Bradley Thomas Horling .................................................................................................................................. Zeeland, MI Liyang Hui ..................................................................................................................................... Xinxiang, Henan, China Yuhang Jin .................................................................................................................................... Jinan, Shandong, China +

Yunbing Jin .................................................................................................................................. Meishan, Sichuan, China

* Alisia Nicole Jones ................................................................................................................................... Chesterfield, VA Matthew Austin Jones .............................................................................................................................. Mooresville, NC Jacob Simon Karp ........................................................................................................................................... Raleigh, NC Matthew Alan Konigsberg ............................................................................................................................. Harrison, NY Cody Steven Lagana ................................................................................................................................... Wellington, FL John Saewon Lee .......................................................................................................................................... Norcross, GA Yoseob Lee ................................................................................................................................................... Millsboro, DE James Carroll Lewis III .................................................................................................................................... Houston, TX John Morgan Lewis ..................................................................................................................................... Tabor City, NC Michael R. Leyshon ......................................................................................................................................... Wheaton, IL Bailong Li ................................................................................................................................. Shenyang, Liaoning, China Sishi Li .......................................................................................................................................... Changzhi, Shanxi, China * Beta Gamma Sigma + Seeking MSBA degree concentration in Consulting, with degree requirements to be completed summer 2021

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Candidates for the Degree of Master of Science in Business Analytics (Continued) Xiping Li ................................................................................................................................................. Chongqing, China +

Yanran Li ........................................................................................................................................ Jinhua, Zhejiang, China Yiwen Li ........................................................................................................................................................ Beijing, China Zhaopeng Li .................................................................................................................................................. Beijing, China

* Zhengzhuo Li ............................................................................................................................................. Qingdao, China * + Hui Lin ........................................................................................................................................................... Beijing, China

Siyun Liu .................................................................................................................................................... Shanghai, China Xinxin Liu ................................................................................................................................. Zhuhai, Guangdong, China Yao Lu ........................................................................................................................................................ Qingdao, China Robert Lewis Mack ...................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Matthew Edward Mahoney ................................................................................................................ The Woodlands, TX

* Adam Joshua Mann .................................................................................................................................... Matthews, NC Roxanne Arianna Maxwell ............................................................................................................................. Kingston, WI Dylan Thomas McCollough .............................................................................................................................. Dothan, AL * John Henry McCormick .................................................................................................................................. Fairfield, CT * Emile Isaac Mennin ....................................................................................................................................... Asheville, NC

Peter Daniel Metro ...................................................................................................................................... Pittsburgh, PA

+

Chenhong Mo ........................................................................................................................................... Shanghai, China

* Samuel Fox Mordecai III .................................................................................................................................. Raleigh, NC Yan Niu ....................................................................................................................................................... Greenwood, IN Lillian Lockwood Noble ............................................................................................................................. Woodstock, VT Dillon Cade O'Brien ................................................................................................................................... Haymarket, VA George Pantovic ................................................................................................................................................ Austin, TX Ruhi Niravkumar Patel .................................................................................................................................... Norwalk, CT Vinay Ajay Patel ........................................................................................................................................... Cornelius, NC Patrick Donovan Perkins .............................................................................................................................. Charlotte, NC Jessica A. Peters ......................................................................................................................................... Toms River, NJ Michael Minh Tam Dinh Pham ..................................................................................................................... Greenville, SC * Peter John Porcelli III .......................................................................................................................... Winston Salem, NC Luis Daniel Puentes ............................................................................................................................................. Miami, FL Fangzhou Qian ................................................................................................................... Shenzhen, Guangdong, China Zhenhuan Qiu ......................................................................................................................................... Hangzhou, China Derek Austin Raczkowski .......................................................................................................................... Kannapolis, NC Faria Atif Rahman .......................................................................................................................................... Concord, NC Chad Skyler Raines .................................................................................................................................... Clemmons, NC Phillip John Ramus .......................................................................................................................................... Moneta, VA Ziyi Ren ............................................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC Lois Katharina Eileen Ruffle ..................................................................................................................... Ellicott City, MD * James Edwards Foster Russell ............................................................................................................... Myrtle Beach, SC * Mariam Ashraf Samuel .......................................................................................................................... Fleming Island, FL Carroll Guadalupe Sanchez ......................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC

* Matthew Nicholas Sherrick ......................................................................................................................... Southbury, CT * Tianshu Shi ................................................................................................................................................... Beijing, China * Mohit Shrestha ..................................................................................................................................... Kathmandu, Nepal * Beta Gamma Sigma + Seeking MSBA degree concentration in Consulting, with degree requirements to be completed summer 2021

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Candidates for the Degree of Master of Science in Business Analytics (Continued) Sara Katherine Smith ..................................................................................................................................... Louisville, KY Taylor MaKenna Sokolowski ............................................................................................................................ Raleigh, NC Ashley Michelle Sullenger .............................................................................................................................. Kaysville, UT * Fahad Taimur ................................................................................................................................................ Charlotte, NC * Cameron Kirk Taylor .................................................................................................................................... Asheville, NC

Andrew David Thunhorst .............................................................................................................................. Norcross, GA Matthew Kohl Timmons ................................................................................................................................. Rock Hill, SC Shibei Tong ...................................................................................................................................... Xiamen, Fujian, China

+

Xinjie Tong ......................................................................................................................................... Wuxi, Jiangsu, China Valavan Veeramani .................................................................................................................. Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Wenqing Wang ............................................................................................................................................. Beijing, China Thomas Harold Wei ...................................................................................................................... Upper Saddle River, NJ Jacob Charles Reed White .................................................................................................................................. Greer, SC Lucy Camille Whitney ..................................................................................................................................... Nokomis, FL Jacob Ryan Wicker ....................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Chi-Ni Wu ..................................................................................................................................................... Taipei, Taiwan Qianxi Wu ................................................................................................................................... Changsha, Hunan, China Xian Wu .................................................................................................................................... Shenyang, Liaoning, China Yuefei Wu .................................................................................................................................................. Shanghai, China

+

Junyan Xu ..................................................................................................................................................... Wuhan, China Sijie Xu .................................................................................................................................................... Hangzhou, China Xueling Yan ......................................................................................................................... Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China Chen Yang ................................................................................................................................................. Shanghai, China Songyi Yao ..................................................................................................................................... Lanzhou, Gansu, China Xianzhe Yao ................................................................................................................................ Guiyang, Guizhou, China Nathan Raphael Young ................................................................................................................................. Galveston, IN Luke John Zengel ............................................................................................................................................. Clinton, NJ

+

Kuangzheng Zhao ........................................................................................................................... Lanxi, Zhejiang, China Xueting Zhao ............................................................................................................................ Shaoxing, Zhejiang, China

+

Yang Zhao ............................................................................................................................. Pingdingshan, Henan, China Rui Zheng ....................................................................................................................................... Jingshan, Hubei, China

* Wei Zhu ......................................................................................................................................... Qidong, Jiangsu, China Yitao Zhu ...................................................................................................................................................... Jiangxi, China

Class of 2020

Conferred December 30, 2020 Debra Marie Armour .................................................................................................................................... Charlotte, NC Jordan Tyler Stephen Bean ............................................................................................................................... Exeter, NH David Keith Brown ...................................................................................................................................... Matthews, NC Andrew William Browne ................................................................................................................................. Bedford, NY John Michel Carpenter ................................................................................................................................ New Kent, VA Michael Chandler Forrest ........................................................................................................................... Spring Hill, TN Alvin Bruce Franks, Jr. ..................................................................................................................................... Kinston, NC Nathan Evan Gronewoller .................................................................................................................. Winston-Salem, NC * Beta Gamma Sigma + Seeking MSBA degree concentration in Consulting, with degree requirements to be completed summer 2021

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Candidates for the Degree of Master of Science in Business Analytics (Continued) Catherine Ann Henry ................................................................................................................................. Oak Ridge, NC Justin Lane Jackson ...................................................................................................................................... Bozeman, MT * Jeremy Richard Johns ......................................................................................................................... Winston-Salem, NC Sean Roberts McKeown .............................................................................................................................. Richmond, VA Elliot Michael Mee .................................................................................................................................. Williamsburg, VA * Sean Allen Phillips ....................................................................................................................................... Fleetwood, PA * David Stanfred Poisson ................................................................................................................................... Raleigh, NC Casey Owen Privette ..................................................................................................................................... Durham, NC Karthik Nagaraj Sosale ...................................................................................................................................... Lorton, VA Blake Raymond Weaver ................................................................................................................................. Durham, NC Willy Worinkeng ................................................................................................................................................ Taylors, SC

* Beta Gamma Sigma

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Student Leadership Award This award recognizes a student in each graduate degree program who demonstrates outstanding leadership, scholastic performance and integrity, and embodies the vision and values of the School of Business to develop business leaders who are ready, able, and honorable. Timothy Knight Reynolds (Charlotte Evening MBA, August 2020) Christopher Lawrence Jinks (Charlotte Saturday MBA, December 2020) Meredith Fran Martinez (Winston-Salem Evening MBA, August 2020) Caroline Elizabeth Clevenger (MS in Accountancy, December 2020) Sloane Irwin Pfaff (MS in Accountancy, May 2021) Christian Addison Trevathan (MS in Management, May 2021) Colman Lane Hendershot (MS In Business Analytics, May 2021) Jeremy Richard Johns (MS in Business Analytics, Online, December 2020) Casey Owen Privette (MS in Business Analytics, Online, December 2020) Emile Isaac Mennin (MS in Business Analytics, Online, May 2021)

Impactful Pillar Award This award recognizes an outstanding pre-experience graduate student who reflects the educational priority of the School of Business to develop and support impactful businesspersons. The recognized student is exceptional for their demonstrated abilities to think strategically, act practically, and communicate effectively. Jacob Simon Karp (MS in Business Analytics) John Noland Singletary III (MS in Management)

Professional Pillar Award This award recognizes an outstanding pre-experience graduate student who reflects the educational priority of the School of Business to develop and support professional businesspersons. The recognized student is exceptional for their demonstrated abilities to create value for others, embrace a professional identity, and steward the profession of business. Anand Rakesh Chokshi (MS in Management)

Honorable Pillar Award This award recognizes an outstanding pre-experience graduate student who reflects the educational priority of the School of Business to develop and support honorable businesspersons. The recognized student is exceptional for their demonstrated abilities to lead ethically and exhibit personal strengths. Caroline Mannery Boyce (MS in Accountancy)

Global Pillar Award This award recognizes an outstanding pre-experience graduate student who reflects the educational priority of the School of Business to develop and support global businesspersons. The recognized student is exceptional for their demonstrated abilities to leverage diversity and demonstrate a global mindset. Dame Sene (MS in Accountancy) Qianxi Wu (MS in Business Analytics)

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Federation of Schools of Accountancy Achievement Award This award recognizes an MS in Accountancy student who has shown superior academic achievement, leadership and professionalism in post-baccalaureate accounting education. Joshua Fieno Cathey

Outstanding Graduate Award – Assurance Services This award recognizes a graduating MS in Accountancy student who has demonstrated academic and leadership skills in the assurance services field. Rachel Lauren Michele Getty (May 2021) Nathan Thomas Mallonee (December 2020)

Outstanding Graduate Award – Financial Transaction Services This award recognizes a graduating MS in Accountancy student who has demonstrated academic and leadership skills in the financial transaction services field. Bennett Jaynes Coe (May 2021) Chengwei Huang (December 2020)

Outstanding Graduate Award – Tax Consulting This award recognizes a graduating MS in Accountancy student who has demonstrated academic and leadership skills in the tax consulting field. Caroline Mannery Boyce (May 2021) Daniel Thomas Haskell (December 2020)

Scarritt Family Pro Humanitate Award This award recognizes two outstanding MS in Management students who exemplify the University’s motto, have enriched the program through their actions, and have demonstrated a commitment to the communities around them as both students and emerging professionals. Jarnesheia Cheraven Myers Joshua James Penninger

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Charlotte Evening MBA Teaching Award The graduating class of the Charlotte Evening MBA Program gives this award to a member of the faculty who contributes vitally and fundamentally to the education and personal development of the students. Denis T. Maier

Charlotte Saturday MBA Teaching Award The graduating class of the Charlotte Saturday MBA Program gives this award to a member of the faculty who contributes vitally and fundamentally to the education and personal development of the students. Amy Wallis

Winston-Salem Evening MBA Teaching Award The graduating class of the Winston-Salem Evening MBA Program gives this award to a member of the faculty who contributes vitally and fundamentally to the education and personal development of the students. John Sumanth

MSA Teaching Award The graduating class of the MS in Accountancy Program gives this award to a member of the accounting faculty who contributes vitally and fundamentally to the education and personal development of the students. Whitney L. Simpson

MSM Teaching Award The graduating class of the MS in Management Program gives this award to a member of the faculty who contributes vitally and fundamentally to the education and personal development of the students. Kenneth C. Herbst

MSBA Teaching Award The graduating class of the MS in Business Analytics Program gives this award to a member of the faculty who contributes vitally and fundamentally to the education and personal development of the students. Tonya E. Balan

MSBA Online Teaching Award The graduating classes of the MS in Business Analytics Program online gives this award to a member of the faculty who contributes vitally and fundamentally to the education and personal development of the students. Tonya E. Balan

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Graduating Members of the Honor Council As a community that seeks to develop ethical leaders who achieve results with integrity, the School of Business is grateful to the graduating student leaders who have played a significant role in the administration of the honor council. James Everett Atwell Richard Kraft Bell Callum Robert Brazier Courtney Jane Brown Alex McIver Caldwell Glenda Elizabeth Campbell Joshua Fieno Cathey Alexander Pennell Chambers Alex Michael Degernes Ean-James Stuart Eaton Mariel Strouse Findlay Raphael Vincent Fitzgerald IV Jacob Chate Gaiser Hrishikesh Pramod Gogate Alexandria Noel Hintze Gordon Lee Holder Darin Gregory Howe Christopher M. Kowalski Robert Vincent Kueny Shabazz McGregor Elliot Michael Mee David Harris Melton Samuel Fox Mordecai III Elizabeth Anne Malone Morgan Jarnesheia Cheraven Myers Matthew Spencer Neibart Nickolas Brett Nelson Timothy Knight Reynolds Logan Mackensie Shortt Zachary Martin Siceloff Matthew Richard Stipp Aaron Ross Van Gorkom Michael Wayne Yarbrough Raymond Rahman Yardon Harry Baker Young IV

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Wake Forest School of Business 2021 Hooding Ceremony  

The Wake Forest School of Business celebrates its 2021 graduates with speaker Thomas P. "Todd" Gibbons.

Wake Forest School of Business 2021 Hooding Ceremony  

The Wake Forest School of Business celebrates its 2021 graduates with speaker Thomas P. "Todd" Gibbons.

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