The Next Generation of Business Leaders
Writing the Story of What Comes Next—Who Comes Next—in Business
Trusted to lead when there’s no blueprint
I'm merging politics and finance to bring a different perspective to Wall Street.
Charlie Forbes, bba '23
Finance, Political Science
Studying business and real estate allows me to get to a place where I can help people on a much greater scale.
Ayo Kolawole, bba '25
Real Estate, Finance, African American Studies
I’m proud of being able to stand as who I am and show that you’re capable of doing anything, no matter where you come from.
Michelle Yang, bba '25
Marketing, Finance, Sustainability
I'm hoping to have an impact on people's ability to see themselves as something greater and that they're worthy of any dream they set out to achieve.
Jayla Thompson, bba '23
Marketing, African American Studies
Just plowing through adversity and being myself through it all, that's what I'm most proud of about my career.
Natalie Steffes, bba '11, MBA '24
Wisconsin Professional MBA
Business really brings anyone from any sort of background together in all aspects.
Yueran Zhao, bba '23
Marketing, Supply Chain, Management and HR, Chinese Professional Communication
A really effective leader to me is someone that walks in with a lot of passion, is organized, and is selfless.
Olivia Asare, bba '24
Marketing, Supply Chain, Operations
I cultivate spaces for people to shine and share out.
Shasparay Irvin, BS '20, MA '23
Arts and Creative Enterprise Leadership
What I love about the entrepreneurship experience thus far is that there’s no playbook, there’s no formula.
Noah Ricke, bba '23
Finance, Real Estate
You can be a leader without necessarily having that title associated with it.
Simone Blint-Bruni, bba '23
Management and HR, Marketing
I’m building a business and learning how to make an impact on my community in Nigeria.
Oyindamola Owolabi, ms '23
I’m pursuing my dream of being a CMO who makes sure everyone’s voice is heard.
Kenzi Jones, bba '22
Marketing, Management and HR
I don't like leaving people out of things or letting people get left behind. Being inclusive is very important to me.
Trystyn Hoffman, bba '26