At 55, Mark Kauffman (BBA '84) is president and CEO of an 81-year-old family business that is still growing like a start-up.

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FYI - Terry College of Business

July 2017

Mark Kauffman

Runs in the family

Mark Kauffman (BBA '84), president and CEO of an 81-year-old company founded by his grandfather, is in the business of building a better tire and a friendlier tire store.


Ugur Lel

Say-on-pay laws are doing their job, UGA study finds

When shareholders have a say on executive pay, CEO salaries decline and company valuations rise, according to Ugur Lel, the Nalley Distinguished Chair of Finance at the Terry College.

Heather Ripley

For art and taxes

When she's not structuring her clients' investments, Heather Ripley (BBA '06, MAcc '06) puts paints to canvas to create structures of another kind.


Thinking Dig

Digging it

Randy Stenger (BBA '00) found a receptive audience on ABC’s Shark Tank after creating a company where grown-ups can crush cars while playing with bulldozers.


Margaret Christ

Margaret Christ named a Senior Teaching Fellow 

J.M. Tull School of Accounting associate professor Margaret Christ has been named a Senior Teaching Fellow at UGA.

Data Analytics

MIS offers new area of emphasis in Data Analytics

Undergraduates majoring in Management Information Systems now have the option of adding an area of emphasis in Data Analytics. The program teaches students about query languages, predictive analytics, data science techniques and other topics.

Craig Piercy

MIT program changes its name to Master of Business and Technology 

The Terry College's online Master of Internet Technology degree program has been renamed the Master of Business and Technology. Designed for working professionals, the part-time program is offered entirely through online courses.


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New York Magazine
Negotiations work better when both sides have similar personality traits — even if they're both jerks. Associate professor of management Fadel Matta is quoted in New York Magazine discussing his research on negotiations.
The Virginian-Pilot
“To not properly compensate people would ultimately come back to haunt most organizations,” says Rob Hoyt, the Moore Chair of Insurance, in an investigative report, "Who told you to tear my house down?"
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