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Mihaylo Grad Lands Hollywood Deal Analysis Career

Mihaylo alumnus Mark Okumori ’09, ’11 (entertainment and tourism, MBA) has a career in motion picture deal analysis and forecasting for William Morris Endeavor (WME) in Beverly Hills. He discusses the dollars and cents of show business and how students … Continue reading

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From Goldman Sachs to Capital One Bank: Mihaylo Grad Shares Steps to Success in a Finance Career

Mihaylo finance alumna Irina Arora ’14 is currently a risk underwriting analyst and portfolio manager at Capital One Healthcare Finance. She discusses her career, opportunities in finance related to health care, the impact of the Applied Securities Analysis Program (ASAP) … Continue reading

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Dachs 2 Danes: Erin Foate ’07 Discusses Her Pet-Care Startup

Erin Foate ’07 (entrepreneurship) provides a look at her pet-care startup, Dachs 2 Danes Inc., and gives advice on starting your own business, whether it focuses on two- or four-legged clientele. Pets are big business in today’s economy. According to the … Continue reading

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Euro Pacific Capital Research Analyst Bhakti Pavani ’11 Discusses Careers in Finance

Financial industry careers may be lucrative and rewarding but landing a job at a leading financial firm can be difficult. Mihaylo MBA – finance alumna Bhakti Pavani ’11 provides some insights on finance career paths and her journey from international … Continue reading

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Jeremy Peterson ’14 Discusses Opportunities in Orange County Tourism

Tourism is a major force in the Orange County economy, employing nearly 200,000 people, according to the latest Orange County Workforce Indicators Report. Destination marketers are at the forefront of representing all that the county has to offer to visitors … Continue reading

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