Tag: Alumni


His Walk

His Walk


It has been nearly 30 years since June’s son, Neal Chastain (’86), died of complications with leukemia. Thirty years since the young man with the quick wit, business mind, and compassionate heart was gone.

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Student Profile: Melissa Berry

Student Profile: Melissa Berry


Melissa Berry had reached a career impasse. She knew she wanted to become a better leader, decision maker, and strategic thinker, but didn’t know how to get there. The Virginia native with a background in economics and events management had a passion for marketing, but also wanted a strong foundation in business fundamentals.

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Student Profile: Chuck Harr

Student Profile: Chuck Harr


Despite his successful military and medical careers, practicing surgeon and retired Rear Admiral Chuck Harr knew he had more to learn. His dilemma: How to attend school without disrupting his hospital’s weekend call schedule. His solution: Wake Forest’s Charlotte Working Professionals MBA Program.

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Student Profile: Rebecca Oring

Student Profile: Rebecca Oring


When people think of MBAs, they often think of Fortune 500 companies, mergers and acquisitions, and the fluctuations of Wall Street. The same degree, however, can also be an asset to non-profits. Just ask Working Professionals MBA student Rebecca Oring, who serves as the Charlotte grants and foundations manager for Habitat for Humanity.

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