Alumus Recognition: Jon Hicks
Jon Hicks, Program Manager at Philips and a Katz Executive MBA, is currently leading a team focused on rapidly launching the production and distribution of Philips E30 ventilators desperately needed to care for COVID-19 patients in the United States and across the world. Learn more about his story.
Alumnus Recognition: Masanobu Tsukagoshi
We would like to express our heartfelt congratulations to alumnus Masanobu (Mas) Tsukagoshi (MBA '88) who was recently awarded the Intellectual Property Achievement Awards 2020 by the METI/Japan Patent Office. These awards are bestowed by METI and JPO on individuals and corporations to honor their contributions to the development and dissemination of the intellectual property rights system in Japan. These awards are well deserved, and we are proud to call Mr. Tsukagoshi a Pitt alumnus.
Welcome New Business Alumni Association Board Members And Executive Committee!
We are pleased to welcome our newest board members and executive committee for the Pitt Business Alumni Association Board. The Board supports the business school, fosters cooperation, communication, and support amongst the University, the school and its alumni.
"I am incredibly excited about taking the role as the President of the Board and honored to work with such a great group of individuals," said Matthew Stahl (MBA '11). "Over the next few years, I'd like the board to continue to focus on increased alumni engagement and support of our diverse alumni groups, better engagement with our recent alumni, and a strong partnership with Pitt Business career services to provide our alumni with career development opportunities, especially due to our challenging employment environment."
Katz MBA "78'ers"
Check out how these Katz MBA grads from 1978 are staying connected, while apart. Every 2 weeks this group of alumni from across the country join a zoom call arranged by Barry Stearns, accompanied with custom Pitt masks made by Cindy Williamson!
Top Left: Barry Stearns; Arba Williamson and Cindy Williamson; Richard Foley and Jan Foley
Middle Left: Bob Bastian; Jay Rodstein and granddaughter; Francis Campbell Bottom
Left: John Steele; Nancy Gates