The Yet Another MBA G.O.A.T. podcast features conversations with the greatest of all-time MBA alumni from the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas. This podcast celebrates the outcomes of graduate management education and identifies remarkable examples of how the MBA program at the Jindal School has transformed the lives its alumni. Dr. Monica Powell, senior associate dean and graduate dean at the Jindal School, is the show's host.
Bonnie Hurst, MBA’20
In this episode, host Lisa Shatz, assistant dean and director of the MBA Programs at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas, welcomes Bonnie Hurst, MBA'20, senior project leader at Methodist Health Systems in Dallas-Fort Worth. Hurst discusses her role at Methodist as a data analyst and how the UTD MBA degree prepared her for the role. She also discusses how she overcame adversity while a student in the program as well as the most valuable skills she learned.
Tarun Tripathy, MBA’18
In the episode, Tarun Tripathy, MBA’18, a consultant at Deloitte, joins host Lisa Shatz, assistant dean of MBA Programs at the Naveen Jindal School of Management. They discuss what brought him to his decision to enroll in an MBA program, why he chose UT Dallas and the highlights and challenges he experienced as an international student and what he learned from them.
Tristan Opie, MBA’19
Lisa Shatz, assistant dean of MBA programs at the Naveen Jindal School of Management, chats with Tristan Opie, MBA’19, an experienced consultant for the Healthcare and Life Sciences division of West Monroe Partne. Shatz and Opie discuss what life has been like since he graduated from the Full-Time MBA program, during which he was in the consulting immersion program. Opie explains why he chose UT Dallas from among other top MBA programs and recalls fond memories while he was getting his degree.
Lisa Shatz, Jindal School’s Assistant Dean of MBA Programs
In this episode, host Dr. Monica Powell and guest Lisa Shatz, an assistant dean at the Naveen Jindal School of Management and director of its MBA programs, chat about their shared history as colleagues and friends. Shatz will take over as host of the Yet Another MBA G.O.A.T. Podcast beginning with Episode 14.
Janelle Manuel, MBA’17, MS’17
In this episode, host Dr. Monica Powell welcomes Janelle Manuel, MBA’17, MS’17,to the podcast. Manuel is senior manager of digital experience at Mohawk Industries. They discuss how Manuel getting both an MBA and a master’s degree in business analytics at the Naveen Jindal School of Management positioned her for success in the marketing field, which is becoming increasingly oriented on big data.
Andrew Cyders, MBA’11
Andrew Cyders, MBA’11, joins host Dr. Monica Powell for the 11th installment of the Yet Another MBA G.O.A.T. podcast. Cyders is director of special projects and chief of staff at The Everett Clinic in Everett, Wash. He and Powell discuss how the rigor of the MBA prepared him well for success in healthcare consulting and positioned him for the job he holds today.
Andrew Cyders’ contact information: email@example.com