Alumni share their congrats with 2020 graduating BizRams

The College of Business alumni networks spans over 34,000 graduates, a few of whom recently shared their words of congratulations – and advice – with the 2020 graduating class of College of Business students.

Lisa Hackard, ’97

Bachelor’s in Business, Accounting and Finance concentrations
Audit partner at KPMG

What encourages you amid all these difficult and rapid changes?
What is the impact of gratitude?

Nicole Staudinger, ’99

Bachelor’s in Business
President, FirstBank – Northern Colorado

“I’ve seen the peaks and valleys that come with different economic cycles, and I’d like to share with you what I’ve learned.”

Kerry Hicks, ’82 & ’01

Bachelor’s in Business & MBA
CEO, KMG Capital Partners

“In this unique period in human history there is an abundance of challenges to be sure, but on the other side of the same coin is opportunity.”

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