Getting to Know Management Students and Alumni


Jay and Erinn Wischum, Master of Leadership Development

The Master of Leadership Development program has had a major impact on my career as a territorial distribution leader at Allstate Insurance Company. I was in a leadership position with Allstate and was looking for a proven, research-based methodology to help me become a better leader...more 

Bill Jordan, Master of Leadership Development

I came to a point where I realized that my skills needed strengthening to move forward in my career. I manage a large staff within my department and want to provide strong leadership for our teams. I feel competent as a manager, but wanted to separate myself as a leader...more 

Paul McDonald, MBA

My Bachelors of Science in Business Management provided me with a basic understanding of business and enabled me to apply basic concepts to my job. However, I realized that I needed to differentiate myself from my colleagues if I ever wanted to move up...more

Ajit Menon, MBA

I decided to further my career in management, and I believe that education is the best stepping stone. I chose Penn State Great Valley because of several reasons: the school's reputation, the class time and program flexibility, the reasonable tuition...more 

Georgia Gordon-Martin, Master of Management and Master of Science in Information Science

I decided to pursue a master's degree because I wanted to develop specialized managerial and entrepreneurial skills for career advancement. I was confident that Penn State would deliver quality education at a convenient location, great faculty members, and...more 

Jason Williams, MBA

I decided that I needed to pursue an advanced degree when I took notice of the highly talented individuals I would be competing against in my own company to progress in my career. I realized I needed to take action and pave a path for success...more