Alumni in Business Videos 2011-12

Everything a College Should Be

Jim Heinen (BA Chemistry, Miami, 2003) earned his J.D. at the University of Maryland School of Law in 2006. He is now an Associate in Armstrong Teasdale's Intellectual Property group in St. Louis, MO. In this video Jim talks about why he came to Miami and why he majored in chemistry. [November 2012]

Everything a College Should Be Video Transcript

Get Experiences That Put You on Your Path

Howard Hershey (Chemistry major, Miami, 1974) is now Research Director for Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. In this video Howard talks about why he came to Miami and what it's like to return to campus. [October 2012]

Get Experiences That Put You on Your Path Video Transcript

Scientist as Businessman

Steve Gilman (Miami, 1975), PhD, is executive vice president of research and development and chief scientific officer of Cubist Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Gilman received his advanced degrees from Pennsylvania State University and has held numerous scientific, business, and academic appointments. Here he talks about how he used his science background to become a businessman. [April 2012]

Scientist as Businessman Video Transcript

Miami Was a Real Gift

Jeanne Matson (Miami, 1973) is President and CEO of StarNet Commercial Flooring Cooperative and a former member of the College of Arts & Science Alumni Advisory Board. Jeanne recalls her years at Miami and how great it is when she returns to campus; she urges other alumni to reconnect with the university. [September 2011]

Miami Was a Real Gift Video Transcript

Building International Partnerships

Scott Glaser (Miami, 1990) is VP-CFO of Lane Bryant and a former member of the College of Arts & Science Alumni Advisory Board. As an undergraduate, Scott majored in Economics, French, and International Studies, and he feels that this broad, interdisciplinary education has helped him become successful in business because he can examine issues and problems from different viewpoints. [April 2011]

Building International Partnerships Video Transcript

My Serendipitous Career

Patrick Jones (Miami, 1990) is an Associate Partner at Rosetta and a former member of the College of Arts & Science Alumni Advisory Board. In this video Patrick talks about the role serendipity plays in a career path. [April 2011]

My Serendipitous Career Video Transcript

From MBI to MBA

Michele Molden (Miami, 1977) is President and CEO of Piedmont Heart Institute in Atlanta, GA. In this video Michele describes how she went from an undergraduate degree in liberal arts to earning her MBA. [April 2011]

From MBI to MBA Video Transcript

Miami and NROTC Set My Career Path

Russ Starkey (Miami, 1964) attended Miami on a full Naval ROTC scholarship. He was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy and rose to the rank of Lt. Commander and assistant director of the Navy's Submarine School Engineering Division. Mr. Starkey then spent 35 years in the energy industry. He recently made a $150,000 gift, creating 2 scholarships that will support Miami students. In this video, Mr. Starkey talks about how his time at Miami provided a foundation for his career. [April 2011]

Miami and NROTC Set My Career Path Video Transcript

I Learned How to Think

Michael Jacoby (Miami, 1979) is Managing Director for Private Wealth Management for the Global Family Office Group of Deutsche Bank in Chicago, IL and a member of the College of Arts & Science Alumni Advisory Board. In this video, Michael describes how his courses at Miami taught him how to approach and solve problems. [April 2011]

I Learned How to Think Video Transcript

Study Something That You Love

Robert Essner (Miami, 1969) is former chairman and CEO of Wyeth Laboratories. Mr. Essner was a February 2012 recipient of the Miami University Alumni Association Distinguished Achievement Award. In this video talks about the connection between his history major and his career. [September 2010]

Study Something That You Love Video Transcript