Accounting for Impact

For tax and accounting professional Amelia Sebastian, working in the finance world was a no-brainer. “I took accounting in high school, and…loved it….I knew what I was going to do.” With that goal in mind, Amelia attended the University of Louisville C…

For tax and accounting professional Amelia Sebastian, working in the finance world was a no-brainer. “I took accounting in high school, and…loved it….I knew what I was going to do.” With that goal in mind, Amelia attended the University of Louisville College of Business and graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Business...

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Family Foundations

Camilla Schroeder always knew she was going to be in business. Her family owned and operated a company, there was always talk of business dealings at the dinner table, and in 1990, she received her BS in Business Administration from the College of…

Camilla Schroeder always knew she was going to be in business. Her family owned and operated a company, there was always talk of business dealings at the dinner table, and in 1990, she received her BS in Business Administration from the College of Business. After a lifetime of career prep, both inside and outside the home, Camilla...

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Kent Oyler joins UofL College of Business as executive in residence

Kent Oyler has joined the University of Louisville College of Business as an executive in residence. In this role, Oyler will advise college leaders and deliver services to help to raise the profile of the College of Business with Louisville-area …

Kent Oyler has joined the University of Louisville College of Business as an executive in residence. In this role, Oyler will advise college leaders and deliver services to help to raise the profile of the College of Business with Louisville-area employers. The work is intended to increase internships, corporate affiliations, fundraising and utilization of the college’s...

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The Economic Impact of Racism

College friendships are sometimes just that. They may begin and develop over the course of four years, but in the time following graduation, friends can drift apart and friendships can fade. Some relationships forged in college, however, stand the test…

College friendships are sometimes just that. They may begin and develop over the course of four years, but in the time following graduation, friends can drift apart and friendships can fade. Some relationships forged in college, however, stand the test of time. And in the case of two University of Louisville alumni who met in...

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2020 COLLEGE OF BUSINESS FELLOW: James C. Shircliff

James C. Shircliff received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance from the University of Louisville in 1972. He earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1978 and is a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society Loui…

James C. Shircliff received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance from the University of Louisville in 1972. He earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1978 and is a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society Louisville. Shircliff serves as portfolio manager for River Road Asset Management’s Small Cap Value and...

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Shaping Careers

When it comes to building skills and helping others grow their careers, Goodwill Industries of Kentucky understands the value of having the right people in your corner. Building opportunities for others is at the heart of Goodwill’s mission and i…

When it comes to building skills and helping others grow their careers, Goodwill Industries of Kentucky understands the value of having the right people in your corner. Building opportunities for others is at the heart of Goodwill’s mission and is reflected in the work of their Chief Financial Officer, Mark Hohmann. Mark earned his Master...

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Net-work Support

“Net Tango is a Louisville story,” says founder, President, CEO, and UofL MBA alum Susan Weiss. Founded in 1996, the company builds web solutions for enterprise level organizations. Net Tango specializes in web software development, enterprise website …

“Net Tango is a Louisville story,” says founder, President, CEO, and UofL MBA alum Susan Weiss. Founded in 1996, the company builds web solutions for enterprise level organizations. Net Tango specializes in web software development, enterprise website development, and digital strategy consulting. It was recently ranked sixth on Louisville’s Largest Software Developers by Business First...

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Laying Tracks

It’s approximately 384 miles from Blacksburg, Virginia to Louisville, Kentucky, traveling on I-64. Alum Peter Gerstle is very familiar with that distance—he used to hitchhike his way from his hometown of Louisville to Virginia Tech as an undergrad. “My…

It’s approximately 384 miles from Blacksburg, Virginia to Louisville, Kentucky, traveling on I-64. Alum Peter Gerstle is very familiar with that distance—he used to hitchhike his way from his hometown of Louisville to Virginia Tech as an undergrad. “My mom would let me out by the off-ramp, and I’d hitchhike all the way to Blacksburg,”...

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Endowing Opportunity

Overcoming obstacles and achieving personal and professional “firsts” has been a defining characteristic for Jane Offutt Burns (BSC ’61, MBA ’68). “By age six, I knew college was critical and expensive,” Jane recalls. Growing up on a farm in Taylorsvil…

Overcoming obstacles and achieving personal and professional “firsts” has been a defining characteristic for Jane Offutt Burns (BSC ’61, MBA ’68). “By age six, I knew college was critical and expensive,” Jane recalls. Growing up on a farm in Taylorsville, Kentucky, where her parents struggle financially to earn college degrees, Jane was motivated to take...

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Targeting Talent

UofL alum and El Toro cofounder David Stadler’s office overlooks a sea of computers streaming data. “I don’t need a typical intern. I need full-time employees.” The open floor plan below teems with activity—energy and enthusiasm palpable when you step …

UofL alum and El Toro cofounder David Stadler’s office overlooks a sea of computers streaming data. “I don’t need a typical intern. I need full-time employees.” The open floor plan below teems with activity—energy and enthusiasm palpable when you step in the office space. This frenetic kineticism is a product of business El Toro trades...

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