As a Leeds graduate, our students spread all across the country making impacts on multiple organizations and industries. To acknowledge all of our wonderful alumni and the accomplishments in their career, we spotlight someone monthly and host them here. Flip through our incredible alumni and learn more about how Leeds has impacted their career journeys.

If you have a story that you would love to share or would love to nominate a fellow Leeds alumnus or alumna, fill out the Leeds' Alumni Spotlight nomination survey!

Chris Saliba

Chris Saliba (Fin'07)

Strategy Director, Charles Schwab Why did you decide to come to Leeds? I chose Leeds because of its proven reputation for attracting great minds and developing influential business leaders across the country. Could you share an experience (or two) that was particularity memorable at Leeds? My most memorable experiences at...

CU Three Generations

Madison Tarbox (Mktg’19)

Sept. 9, 2019

CU Generations - Special Edition Spotlight How many generations of Buffs do you have in your family? Three Generations! What do you remember your grandparent(s) sharing about their time at CU? My grandma and grandpa fell in love at CU. My grandma taught my grandpa how to dance on that...

Mary M. Sullivan (Acct’79)

Mary M. Sullivan (Acct’79)

July 18, 2019

Why did you decide to attend Leeds? I was living in the mountains outside of Boulder and working for Celestial Seasonings (I was one of their first employees!) when I decided I needed to go back to school and get my degree in accounting. Knowing that accounting is the foundation...

Dane Bechtholdt (Fin’07)

Dane Bechtholdt (Fin’07)

June 12, 2019

Why did you decide to come to Leeds? I decided to come to CU first—I have been a CU fan since I was a child. I came thinking I wanted to be an engineer. It took all of the first week on campus for me to realize that was NOT...

Allison Williams

Allison Williams (OpsMgmt & InfoMgmt'19)

What does life look like for you after graduation? Upon graduation, I will be moving to Denver to work as a business technology analyst at Deloitte Consulting. I am looking forward to joining a network of Leeds Alumni that work there. What is your favorite memory from the Leeds School...

August Ridley

August Ridley (InfoMgmt & Mktg'19)

What does life look like for you after graduation? After graduation, I will be moving to downtown Denver to work for DaVita as a government business analyst! What is your favorite memory from the Leeds School of Business? Getting my first World of Business* exam back and realizing that I...

Monica Rowand

Monica Rowand (MBA’17)

COO at Phase 3 Sports and Sustainability Coordinator at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Why did you decide to come to Leeds? I chose Leeds because I wanted a program that would not only teach me how to “speak business” but also would allow me to study socially responsible...

Zoe Yeros

Zoe Yeros (Fin'16)

Analyst, The Chartis Group Why did you decide to come to Leeds? I could have been sold on Leeds just for its perfect location, but it offered so much more along with it. With multiple different tracks accompanied by a wide range of certificates, I knew I could really personalize...

Jessie Dixon

Jessie Dixon (Mktg'99)

COO, Havenly Why did you decide to come to Leeds? I actually transferred to CU after spending my freshman year at American University in Washington, DC. I had a number of friends who were attending CU, and visited campus several times, so I felt like I had a good sense...

Kaly Trupp

Kaly (Allen) Trupp (Mgmt'09, MBA'17)

Kaly (Allen) Trupp (Mgmt'09, MBA'17) Senior Consultant, TMT Business Transformation at FTI Consulting Why did you decide to come to Leeds? While I originally thought part of the college experience meant "going away" for school, I couldn't resist such a great program right in my backyard. I grew up going...

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