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.
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
Kevin Winslow, MBA’15
Kevin Winslow, MBA’15, joins Dr. Monica Powell to discuss how obtaining an MBA degree from the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas gave him a new skill set that allowed him to reimagine his career. The degree allowed Winslow to go from a career in clinical research to one as director of operations at Los Angeles-based Radiology Partners.
Newsha Mirzaie, MBA’16
Newsha Mirzaie, MBA’16, a senior strategy and operations management consultant at Deloitte, joins Dr. Monica Powell for a chat about why she chose UT Dallas over other local universities to pursue her MBA degree. They also discuss how her education at the Naveen Jindal School of Management was a great return on her investment — not only in terms of recouping tuition costs but also for learning business, and life, lessons.