CityOwen Recap

From the Spring 2010 edition of Vanderbilt Business

The CityOwen program is led by alumni around the country and provides value through networking opportunities, updates on the school and featured faculty or staff presentations. The program also helps strengthen the relationship between Owen and local communities in areas such as recruitment.


Aug. 14, 2009
CityOwen Atlanta was launched at this inaugural golf outing, which included Larry Van Horn, Associate Professor of Management.


Jan. 21, 2010
A wine tasting, sponsored by Kimberly Jackson, MBA’01, President of JAX Vineyards, was held in San Francisco.

Feb. 9, 2010
A winter social, also sponsored by JAX Vineyards, was hosted by Jeannie and Kevin Kaseff, MBA’89, in Los Angeles.

Dean Bradford and Kimberly Jackson, MBA’01
Dean Bradford and Kimberly Jackson, MBA’01


Oct. 20, 2009
Guest speaker Luke Froeb, William and Margaret Oehmig Associate Professor of Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, discussed the recent recession.


May 7, 2009
CityOwen Denver was launched at this inaugural gathering.

March 9, 2010
Dean Jim Bradford joined alumni for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

Dallas/Fort Worth

Sept. 22, 2009
CityOwen Dallas/Fort Worth was launched at this inaugural gathering.

Feb. 4, 2010
Guest speaker Larry Van Horn, Associate Professor of Management, discussed health care reform.


Oct. 16, 2009
Guest speaker John Brock, Chairman and CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises, discussed his company’s corporate responsibility and sustainability program.

Nov. 17, 2009
Guest speaker Pete Coors, Chairman of Molson Coors Brewing Company and MillerCoors, discussed the risks and rewards of consolidation in the beverage industry. For more details, see the interview with Pete Coors that accompanies the feature article about David Ingram.

Washington, D.C.

Launching soon!

If you’re interested in launching a CityOwen group where you live, please contact Alumni Relations at (615) 322-7409.

*Special thanks to First Tennessee for sponsoring CityOwen Nashville.

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