Paul Gates (BBA ’12) is assistant center manager for Grifols Plasmacare in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Eric Walden Jr. (MBA ’12) was promoted to training supervisor for the 6th Division Circuit Court-Juvenile Division in Pine Bluff, Ark.
Makeda Ashantua Winn (MHSA ’11), Outstanding Alumni Award winner at the 2013 commencement ceremony in Charlotte, N.C., is an associate instructor at Guilford Technical Community College in Greensboro, N.C.
Jennifer Anderson (MEd ’13), Outstanding Graduate Student Award winner at the 2013 commencement ceremony in Charlotte, N.C., is an educator at James Martin Middle School in Charlotte, NC. Anderson also founded Tutors to Leaders, a tutoring service for students in a variety of subjects.
Marilyn Bryant-Tucker (MBA ’11), owner of MBT Marketing Solutions, launched Unlimited Bridal Productions, a bridal showcase in Rocky Mount, N.C.
Henry Wright (MBA ’06) was promoted to senior vice president and director of the Risk Solutions Group for BB&T in Charlotte, N.C.
Patrick Wambo (MPA ’13) was appointed to fire chief for the City of Waterville, Ohio.
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Judy Frye (BBA ’13) was promoted to human resources shared services associate for Black Box Network Services in Lawrence, Pa.
Chadwick Ambrose (BBA ’13), valedictorian at the 2013 commencement ceremony in Charlotte, N.C., is an intraday management coordinator for Verizon Wireless.
DeLisa Simon-Dawkins (MBA ’12) was named senior representative, community engagement, for the American Cancer Society, South Atlantic Division. She was also a finalist for the 2013 Health Care Hero award by Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson Business Magazine.
Carlton Evans (MPA student) is a management and program analyst in the Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Chief Readiness Support Officer in Washington, D.C.
John Legate (BBA ’13), valedictorian at the 2013 commencement ceremony in Norfolk, Va., is a lieutenant and financial analyst for the U.S. Coast Guard. Legate is also a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association and the Chief Warrant and Warrant Officers Association.
Betty Miller (BSBA ’07) serves as the adjutant for B.L. Hines Chapter 21 of the Disabled American Veterans, assisting veterans and students with taking advantage of their benefits for successful employment.
Kerry Hagans (BBA ’08, MBA student) is owner/president of DeLifefully Smart Vending LLC, a healthy-option vending machine company.
Abisola Kasali (MBA ’13), Outstanding Graduate Student Award winner at the 2013 commencement ceremony in Norfolk, Va., is a supervisor and quality assurance/quality control officer for Schneider Laboratories Global Inc., in Richmond, Va.
Burnett “Chip” Deyerle III (MBA ’97) wrote a book, “Last Train from Cleveland: The Story of a Railyard Engineer,” published in 2013 by Days of Steam Books.
Nikesha Hence (MBA ’09), Outstanding Alumni Award winner at the 2013 commencement ceremony in Norfolk, Va., is a waterfront engineer for Oceaneering International Inc., Marine Services Division. Hence also owns a tutoring service that provides mathematics support for students and recently held the first annual “King and Queen of Hearts Math Camp” for dozens of K-12 students.
Kira Nelson (BBA ’10) is president of her own corporation through Arise Virtual Solutions, a work-at-home business process outsourcing company.
Joy Dalton (MBA ’12) is the kitchen manager of Huntington’s Kitchen, a community kitchen managed by Cabell Huntington Hospital that offers events, demonstrations and classes in Huntington, W. Va. The kitchen was featured on “Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution” on ABC.
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