Master's Connection features distinguished alumni panel

A panel of UST MBA alumni who have been Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's "40 Under Forty" annual award recipients will share insights from their early career successes in a panel discussion at the Master's Connection program tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 12.

The panel discussion by alumni Karen Arnold, Tammy Lee, Kyle Peterson and Hussein Samatar will be moderated by Dr. Sally J. Power, professor of management, Opus College of Business.

Arnold, M.B.A. ’89, is the CFO, founder and owner of Nanocopoeia, Inc., and a 2001 honoree. Lee, M.B.A. ’03, is the co-chair of the Graduate Business Alumni Board and vice president with Bernstein Global Wealth Management and a 2007 honoree. Peterson, M.B.A. ’04, is an attorney with Patterson, Thuente, Skaar and Christensen and a 2006 honoree. Samatar, M.B.A. ’00, is the founder and executive director of the African Development Center and a 2002 honoree.

The program will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. in Room 201, Opus Hall. Registration is $10 at the door. Call (651) 962-8807 for more information or visit the Graduate Business Career Services Web site.

Master’s Connection is an ongoing program of the Opus College of Business Graduate Business Career Services office. It is open to current graduate business students and alumni.

The monthly event includes a light breakfast, guest speaker, an opportunity to present a 30-second “personal commercial,” and additional networking time.

Due to the event format on Sept. 12, an alternate, shorter form of networking will be utilized. Attendees are asked to bring a large quantity of business cards (business or personal) in order to participate in the Speedy Business Card Exchange activity.