Alumni

From business school to Broadway

James D. Gish (BS Management '17), who will be starring in an upcoming production of Les Misérables, discusses his roles on Broadway and how a business degree affects a career in the arts.

Entrepreneurship Society co-founders share why W. P. Carey hit every startup note

Full-time MBA alumni Matthew Allen and Francisco Javier Morales launched a club and honed their entrepreneurial skills for future ventures at ASU.

MBA entrepreneur finds venture support and founder lessons at W. P. Carey

W. P. Carey Full-time MBA graduate Jeff Watkins found funding, support, and lessons in entrepreneurship to help build his venture Proper Pack at ASU.

W. P. Carey alum prioritizes giving back to the Sun Devil community

Alum Raymond Schlaff (BS Management '78) and his wife, Shinlei Schlaff, founded the Schlaff Family Scholarship to support W. P. Carey supply chain students.

Empowering communities: Elena Goodhall's transition from engineering to charitable giving at Republic Services

ASU alum Elena Goodhall (MBA '20) shares how her W. P. Carey experience influenced her career.

Master of real estate development program encourages connections between students, faculty, community

Being an alum of the W. P. Carey School of Business means being part of a community for life. Graduates of the Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) program confirm that the connections you form in school are just the beginning.

Sun Devil Giving: New Ostrom Marketing Student Success Scholarship helps undergrads dream big

The Ostrom family has long-time ASU connections. Now, they're helping create opportunities for more undergraduate students in marketing.

Master's in finance grad Joy Wong uses education to move finance industry forward

The W. P. Carey School of Business develops innovative leaders with cutting-edge curriculums and experienced faculty who want to help students grow. Graduates like Joy Wong (MS Finance '21) emerge with the knowledge and skills to make a difference in their organizations and lead the future.

Accounting for a scholarship to honor her father

Andrea Vallee Van Essen (BS Business Administration '79) created the Vallee Family Scholarship in memory of her dad who graduated from ASU with an accounting degree.

Master's in finance grad Maggie Thurston gained strong connections and career skills at ASU

Maggie Thurston (MS Finance '22) finished her undergraduate degree during the pandemic and craved more of the traditional college experience. As an Arizona native, Thurston was familiar with the strong reputation of ASU and the W. P.