Business Administration

Fussner climbs food chain to Culvers’ VP of marketing

Julie Fussner (BADM, ’96) never thought she’d spend her career in the food industry, but she’s clearly found her niche and risen to the top of her profession. Fussner worked as a marketing manager at ConAgra Foods for nearly four … Continued

Seshadri pursues innovative ways to use data to evaluate risk

Business Administration Prof. Sridhar Seshadri’s passion for applying data analytics and technology to supply chain management is palpable and far-reaching. He is equally at home working with fellow scholars and companies to identify ways to reduce risk and create new … Continued

Bringing cloud computing to data analytics

Data analytics are increasingly important to businesses. It is therefore important that students in the Gies College of Business MBA program have a strong grasp of this area. The ability to make smart business decisions based on an analysis of … Continued

MakerGirl thrives and expands to new heights

MakerGirl is making some major progress as it looks to impact young girls across the country. The nonprofit, which was founded by Gies College of Business students in 2014, allows college students to teach science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) … Continued

Empathy sums up the seventh Subsistence Marketplace Conference

In its August-September edition, Central Illinois Business captured the essence of Madhu Viswanathan’s seventh Subsistence Marketplace Conference, which took place from June 22-24 at the I Hotel in Champaign. The professor of Business Administration and Diane & Steven N. Miller … Continued