Pomp and Circumstances
By mtibbets on May 05, 2005
It's been a while since I last did an update, I've been heads-down on a couple of end of semester projects, papers, etc. I've got some great notes saved up from both my HR class and Corporate Governance that I'll post in the coming days.
But today is the day.
I've completed the last hour of the last class for my MBA. I started this little endeavour four years ago and I'm not sure I would have continued if I knew then how big a challenge this would be. Due to an awesome family and a great company that provides tuition reimbursement and understanding managers I've completed this degree. My wife and children are the best, and have sacrificed a lot of time to help make this happen. They are my inspiration. (Not to mention I was worried they'd kill me if I quit after getting us into this mess). My managers, mentors, friends, and employees at Sun have been supportive and flexible.
Along the way I've had the opportunity to meet some fantastic instructors and professors who have provided me a tremendous education. Here are a couple of the stars:
- Ron Melicher - Finance
- Frank Moyes - Entrepeneurship
- Dean Shepherd - Management & Strategy
- Page Moreau - Marketing
- Stephen Lawrence - Operations
- Jeff Luftig - Operations
- Richard Wobbekind - Economics
- Kyle Lewis - HR
- Shelby Carter - Corporate Governance
- William H. Cunningham - Corporate Governance
These are all incredibly talented scholars and teachers. If you ever have the opportunity to meet them at either the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado in Boulder or the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas in Austin it is not an opportunity to be missed.