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.

Catching up with Robert Pertuso '75

FBI Special Agent (retired); Owner, RK International Security and Investigative Services

11.03.14

Catching up with Micaela Maynard '08

Academic and Community Coordinator, Irwin W. Steans Center for Community-based Service Learning, DePaul University

11.03.14

Richard Garceau ’14: Ethical and accountable

An internship, experience with team projects and campus leadership, and strong showing at the National Collegiate Sales Competition opened the way to multiple job offers before graduation.

07.16.14

Joshua Ballance ’12: A passion for economics

Now at the Federal Reserve in Boston, Ballance is engaged in research analyzing trends in "upskilling" during the Great Recession, and hopes to pursue a doctorate in economics, an academic passion ignited at Bryant.

07.16.14

Erik Budlong ’12: Embracing the unexpected

The International Business major praises Bryant's program for giving him the skills and confidence to take over in India when Hanna Instruments reassigned his general manager.

06.30.14

Jessica May Vickers ’14: Nurturing a passion for sustainability innovation

Bryant's individual attention, multiple research opportunities, and the option to personalize her major bring Vickers a step closer to career as a chief sustainability officer.

06.09.14

Roommates’ sketches bear fruit: Web-based company competes with Facebook, Yahoo

Just a few years after sketching ideas for MyWebRoom.com in Hall 2, Artem Fedyaev ’12 and John Gonzalez ’12 have a thriving company.

05.29.14

Cinthia Ulloa ’14: The math behind the marketing

In becoming a marketing major, Ulloa gained skills in mathematical analysis. She leveraged those skills during an internship at Liberty Mutual Insurance – an experience that yielded a full-time job there.

05.28.14

Maduka Nwanekezi ’14: Accounting for a meaningful life

Before entering Bryant’s MBA program, he will take part in a third summer internship at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he will work with clients in the auditing practice.

05.05.14

Aubrey Mable ’14: A career path with options

Internships at Bryant and at TBS "provided me with a variety of skill sets and confidence in knowing I can adapt and learn quickly," says accomplished softball player.

05.05.14

Six finalists face the "sharks" at annual New Venture Competition

Thirty contestants competed for a chance to win the top prize of $20,000 in a competition designed to spotlight enterprising alumni and students and to support promising new business ideas.

04.02.14

Teeing up for success: Kris Hart '08

His pivotal moment: winning Bryant’s 2012 New Venture Competition. The victory reinforced his confidence that Nextgengolf had the potential for success.

03.28.14