Success Stories

In making the transition from student to successful professional, Bryant alumni have followed a variety of paths. Here are a few of their stories.

Julia Messina ’16 explored marketing and found a career

“I like to be creative, and marketing is such a broad field. ... You can go in so many directions,” says Messina, whose coursework, internships helped land her a marketing assistant position.

04.18.17

Nick Candito ’10: Early on in your career, opportunity looks a lot like work

Recently named to the Forbes "30 Under 30" list, this tech entrepreneur draws lessons from his Bulldog football years. "Team unity is crucial," he says.

04.10.17

Margaret Dickinson '10: From Archway Investment Fund to Fidelity and an MBA

You can turn unexpected news into surprising opportunities, says the four-year varsity swimmer who concentrated in finance and marketing.

03.13.17

Shanel Anthony ’02, ’03 MBA: "Success doesn't happen in a vacuum"

Now regional manager for Medtronic, the former president of Multicultural Student Union, Intercultural Center, and football team captain takes pride in building team players.

02.23.17

Allison Hubbard '14, '15 MSGES: "In science – and in life – it is okay to fail"

Now an applications engineer, she was inspired "to try different aspects of science" as she worked with her faculty mentor, environmental engineer and Assoc. Prof. Dan McNally.

08.29.16

Jason Lambert '15: Experiential learning solidified course of study, career path

Taking part in the PwC xTax Competition and four internships helped him narrow his career field and led to his job as international tax associate at PwC.

08.29.16

Alexia Bayer '15: Young professional on the move

A financial analyst at The Hartford, her IB (Finance) major and concentration in French helped her land a spot in leadership development program's Middle Market International Finance rotation.

08.29.16

Class of '15 sees immediate dividends from Archway Investment Fund experience

The demanding program sharpens participants' skills in teamwork, oral presentations and market research, and employers take notice.

03.25.16

Avery Hill '15: Heading to law school with eyes on JAG program and public service

This Economics-Public Policy major has a clear career path he hopes will ultimately prepare him for the highest office in the land.

03.22.16

Cristina Connor '10: Attorney at The Silk Companies LLC

Majoring in Business and Marketing helped Connor hone the skills that led to her success as a lawyer at one of the nation's largest, privately held real estate and insurance services companies.

03.22.16

Julien Dumont '14: Associate at Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP

Internships and a major in Politics and Law led Dumont to Wake Forest Law; he's now an associate in the firm's Commercial Finance practice group.

03.22.16

Jennifer Gullotti '12: Second-year law student at University of Chicago Law School

A keen sense of analysis and discipline, mastered as a student at Bryant, helps her succeed at the No. 4 law school in the country. Next stop: an international commercial law firm in Washington, D.C.

03.22.16