Bob Shi, MAcc’14

From the Spring 2016 edition of Vanderbilt Business

The value of tech When a well-known technology company purchases a hot new startup, it makes news. But long before that announcement, accountants have spent hours behind the scenes evaluating the value of the company and its assets. While valuation … Continued

All in the Family

From the Winter 2013 edition of Vanderbilt Business

Two years ago, Jane Kennedy Greene, BA’75, MBA’81, went from being shareholder in the family business to running it when her father asked her to take over the company’s reins. With 4,000 employees and operations in 30 states and Canada, … Continued

Long-Term Bet

From the Fall 2009 edition of Vanderbilt Business

Twenty years can create some distance between a university and one of its graduates. Not so for Kevin Kaseff. A member of the Class of 1989, Kaseff fondly recalls both the friends he made at Owen and his academic experience. … Continued

Seeds to Sow

From the Fall 2009 edition of Vanderbilt Business

Professor Germain Böer and I have much in common. We both arrived at Owen in the same year, we both have practiced accounting, and we both are serial entrepreneurs. This last item is a shared passion of ours. Whether starting … Continued

In a Tailspin?

From the Fall 2008 edition of Vanderbilt Business

Michael Lapré, an Owen faculty member who studies operations and performance in the airline industry, sees many challenges ahead for the major airlines. Maintaining customer satisfaction will continue to be a problem, he predicts, as fuel costs continue to soar … Continued