Success Stories

The UK MBA welcomes all academic majors, emerging leaders and working professionals to apply for the 2021 academic year. 

UK MBA alum, Ben Hodson, is the director of US operations for Weber-Stephen Products, LLC, who pioneered the iconic kettle-style charcoal grill in 1952.

UK MBA alum, Chris Rodonis, COO at Allegiance Industries, Inc., a leading facilities management company, discusses the value of his MBA and how their services allows businesses to stay safely open during COVID-19. 

UK Alumni Association awarded Gatton and MBA alum Fritz Skeen with one of several distinguished service awards at recent event.

UK MBA alum and registered dietitian and nutritionist, Nicole Bianco, has launched her own online nutrition coaching service.

The MBA program at the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics welcomes a very talented and accomplished 2020/2021 One Year MBA cohort. 

The Lexington-Fayette County Board of Health has elected University of Kentucky MBA alum Michael Friesen as chair for the 2020-21 fiscal year effective July 1. 

The Gatton College of Business and Economics would like to spotlight and recognize UK MBA alum, Vishnu Jayamohan, for his engagement and contributions over the years.

Upon his retirement, Harvie Wilkinson sends a final farewell message to all that impacted him over the years and the many that gave so much to the program when he served as the MBA Program Director.

UK MBA alum Jack Wilkinson is the Executive Vice President at J. Smith Lanier & Co., a Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) LLC company, one of the nation’s leading insurance brokerage, employee benefits and risk management consulting firms.