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Alumni Successes

It’s a fact that The Jack C. Massey College of Business has an affinity for its alumni, and that its alumni possess the same appreciation and admiration for their business school. Quality relationships with Massey faculty, curriculum, study abroad experiences, and our robust internship program combine for rewarding experiences that uniquely position our graduates to make a positive impact in their respective business communities. From coast to coast and across the globe, Massey alumni are in “Business for Good” and use their gifts and talents to serve the world and its needs. We encourage you to “meet” a few of Massey’s wonderful alumni successes.


The C-Suite 

Comprised of alumni who have risen to the challenge and pleasure of leading their organizations to great success through vision, strategic planning and inclusion of diverse thoughts and perspectives.


Anna Kovalkova, 1998

Partner at Pharos Capital Group, LLC

Harry Allen, 2004

EVP, Chief Relationship Officer at Studio Bank

Kelsey Weaver, 2007

Chief Innovation Officer & Co-Founder of Neocova
Jason Limbaugh, CPA, CIA, 2001
Chief Financial Officer at Medacta USA, Inc.
Ben Wagonfield, 2004
Tax Partner at RSM
Christian Brown, 2009
Senior Economist at US Food and Drug Administration
Peter Smith, 2012
President & COO of Golden Spiral, B2B Technology Marketing
CJ Blankenship, CPA, CGMA, 2000
Managing Partner at Blankenship CPA Group, PLLC
Nolan Pittman, 2005
Partner at 9Dots Capital
Simon Wu, Ph.D., 1993
Chief Economist at Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board
Jeff Merry, 1999
President & CEO of Volunteer Corporate Credit Union
Will Peeples, 2007
CFO at Southern Orthodontic Partners
Rick Kimsey, 2005
Partner of Mergers, Acquistitions & Divestitures at Deloitte
Katie Jensen, 2002
Area Vice President of Business Development at Kindred At Home, Hospice Division
Ann Marcus, 1993
Business Resilency and Program Management Lead, Clearance and Collateral at BNY Mellon

The Founders 

Comprised of alumni willing and able to take the risk of creating a venture to fulfill the varying needs in the marketplace or nonprofit sector.

Jonathan Murrell, 2013

Co-Founder of The Escape Game

Leah Carmean, 2010

Founder of Baked on 8th

Makenzie Stokel, 2016

Co-CEO & Founder of EVA
Luci Knott Armitstead, 2013
Founder of Project 2231
Sarah Beth Perry, 2019
Founder & CEO of With the Band
Matt Fiedler, 2011
CEO & Co-Founder of Vinyl Me, Please
Bryan Heldreth, 2006
President of Jackcrete of Virginia and RPC Industries, Inc.
Brennon Mobley, 2015
Founder of Three One Three
Jimmy Feeman, 2015
Co-Founder of No Baked Cookie Dough
Carson Ward, 2015
Founder & CEO of Skoller
Corey Griggs, 2010
Co-Founder of Geode Events
Drew Hanlen, 2012
CEO of Pure Sweat Basketball
Bariangela Segovia, 2017
Co-Founder of Rolled4Ever Ice Cream
Sarah Worley, 2013
Founder of Biscuit Love + 'za
Carter Abel, 2013
Executive Director of Gigi's Playhouse Nashville

The Guardians 

Comprised of alumni who “guard” the financial well-being of their clients and protect their organizations’ financial statuses.

Ben Maslyn, 2012

Investment Strategist at SunTrust Private Wealth

Megan Moody, CPA, 2004

Vice President & Financial Reporting and Assistant Controller at Quorum Health

Chris Marlow, 2006

Senior Manager of Audit & Assurance at Deloitte & Touche LLP
Heidi Jallouk, CPA, 2016
Tax Supervisor at Frazier and Deeter
Katherine Rote, CPA, 2011
Director of Financial Report at Ardent Health Services
Lauren Moses, CPA, 2016
Tax Manager at Cherry Bekaert LLP
Marissa Clark, CPA, 2018
Audit Senior Associate at KPMG LLP
R. Ethan Ward, J.D., 2014
Associate at Holton & Mayberry, P.C.
Chloe Hindy, 2016
Associate at Altitude Ventures
Tracey Casaday, CPA, 2016
Tax Supervisor at HCA Healthcare
Mason Lintala, 2019
Client Services Representative at UBS
Spencer Carter, CPA, 2011
Division Controller at HCA Healthcare
Daisy Johnson, 2009
Assistant Controller at LBMC W Squared

The Analysts 

Comprised of alumni who develop apps, innovative systems and processes and those who utilize their analytical skills to prepare for the ever evolving needs in business.

Ayesha Ghaffar, 2013

Senior Program Manager at Microsoft

B.T. Peake, 2013

Network Development Engineer at Amazon

Kaitlyn Hitchcock, 2015

Senior Financial Analyst at Starbucks
Sydney Scheben Cooney, CISA, 2016
Product Analyst II, Strategic Development at Parallon
Anna Honeycutt, 2016
Senior Business Intelligence Engineer at Humana
Lea Latendresse, 2010
Director, Indenity Development Services at HCA Healthcare
Maddie Peltier, 2020
Analyst at Deloitte
Mark Fine, 2016
Data Architect at HCA Healthcare
Steven Bell, 2016
Domain Analyst at Nissan North America
Jordan Dunn, 2019
Information Systems Staff Auditor at HCA Healthcare
Jesse Weaver, 2003
Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis at Dollar General
Eric Carroll, 2010
Director of Product at ProviderTrust
Patrick Elkins, 2010
Run Creation Coach at St. Louis Cardinals
Roger Regelbrugge, 2014
Investment Analyst at WestEnd Advisors

The Thinkers 

Comprised of alumni who think critically about how best to manage, operate and strategize in order to provide unparalleled value to their organizations and consumers.

Blake Tidwell, CMA, 2009

Senior Manager Strategic Solutions at PayPal

Lauren Thompson, 2017

Jordan Brand Marketing Manager at Nike

Kien Bui, 2012

Head of Strategic Partnerships at Ancestry
Nathan Woods, 2011
Senior Account Manager at HealthTrust Purchasing Group
Spencer Barnes, 2016
Ph.D. Candidate at Florida State University
Catrina Bell, 2016
Program Manager at Ascension
Riley Walters, 2018
JD Candidate at University of Chicago Law School
Tyler Newkirk, 2014
VP of Operations at
Jodi Iyamu, 2019
Organizational Developer & Operations Manager at Impact Now
Chelsea Smith, 2007
Senior Manager of Digital Strategy & Operations at Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Alex Marsh, 2016
Ph.D. Candidate at University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Savannah Humphreys, 2014
Assistant Department Administrator at Kaiser Permanente
Kathleen Vork, 1993
Field Sales Director at the Estee Lauder Companies Inc.
Jonny Woo, 2016
Payer Sales Program Manager at Change Healthcare
Nick Deitmen, 2009
Director of Client Strategy at Change Healthcare
Ben Mathews, 2017
Advanced Product Strategy & Planning: Planner at Nissan Motor Corporation
Jimmy Chapin, 2011
Director of Campaign Planning & Strategy, e-commerce at Universial Music Group Nashville
Rachel Hawk, 2017
Brand Marketing Manager at THIRDHOME
Tina Sharma, 2014
Business Lead at Google
Rachel Perry, 2017
Affiliate Relations Coordinator at Ramsey Solutions
Miles Baxter, 2007
Senior Director of Procurement Services at Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)
Del McSpadden, 2017
Senior Customer Development Associate at PepsiCo
Mary Katherine Reed, J.D., 2016
Associate - Real Estate at Cadwalader Finance Group

The Globalists 

Comprised of alumni who possess an appreciation and understanding of the global perspective and how business decisions and initiatives include those from around the world.

Kevin Sanders, 2011

Asia Pacific Funding Manager at Caterpillar Financial

Patrick Linton, 2007

Founder & CEO at Bolton Remote (Philippines)

Marcos Cabrera, 2002

Partner - Head of Sales at ACCI Capital Investments SGIIC, S.A. (Uruguay)
Lindsey Ricker, 2012
Specialist of Sustainable Development Investment Partnership at World Economic Forum (Switzerland)
Tyler Ridings, 2014
Social Strategy Director at KesselsKramer (the Netherlands)
Evan Metcalf, 2016
Sales Support Representative at Caterpillar Financial
João Vitor Paoliello, 2010
Business Development - Account Executive at Kigo, Inc., a RealPage (Spain)
Rafael Matos, CFA, 2012
Investment Banking Associate at Credit Suisse
Hilary Hambrick Taft, 2013
Youth Program Specialist at USAID
Morgan Horn, 2017
Marketing Specialist at Flynn O'Driscoll Business Lawyers (Ireland)
Katie (Fredericks) Wild, 2011
Executive Director of Global Marketing at Ingram Micro Commerce & LIfecycles Services
Ryan Sherman, 2010
Supply Chain Process Improvement Manager (Europe Region) - Mondelēz International (Sweden)