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Global Immersion Capstone Project Spotlight: Des-Case

For Vanderbilt Executive MBA graduate, Jon Haworth, the Global Immersion Capstone Project experience came with a certain amount of pressure. His client on the project, Brian Gleason, is not only a Vanderbilt Executive MBA graduate (class of 1997), but also his boss. Gleason is the President and CEO of Des-Case, a manufacturing company specializing in contamination control […]

Executive MBA Alumni Help Chart the Future of Telemedicine

The Paths of Lanson Hyde, Sanat Dixit, and Rob Moskowitz converge at Satchel Health In 2011, Sanat Dixit (EMBA’12) connected with a prospective Executive MBA student at a Starbucks in Nashville’s Green Hills neighborhood. The neurosurgeon was completely unaware that seated behind him was fellow EMBA alum and physician Rob Moskowitz (EMBA’08), until the emergency […]

Brock Lodge (EMBA’07) Blends Art and Science at Vulcan Materials Company

When the subprime mortgage “bubble” burst in 2007, setting off a chain of events that led to an international banking crisis in 2008 and the Great Recession, few areas of the economy were left unscathed. The construction industry felt the pain almost immediately; home building stopped, as did public investment in infrastructure projects. For suppliers […]

Executive MBA Capstone Project Spotlight: TriStar Energy

When 2011 graduate Jeff Williams, CFO of Tri Star Energy, started to work with an Executive MBA C-Team, he was looking for help in confirming the organization’s existing plans, financial models and valuation. As he says, “I was a financial guy, I was a Vanderbilt alum, and I understood what they were going through. I […]

Global Immersion Capstone Project Spotlight: Bridgestone Americas

EMBA team analyzes LATAM distribution models on and offsite The Client: Bridgestone is the world’s largest tire and rubber company, selling a range of rubber products and others used in a variety of everyday applications. The sponsor, Vibhav Veldore (EMBA’15), is Director, Agriculture and Off-the-Road Tires, in Bridgestone Latin American Tire Operations. The Project: Before […]