Lucas Merz is a testament to the power of education and adaptability in today’s dynamic job market. With an academic journey that spans multiple disciplines and a career trajectory that exemplifies versatility, Merz’s story is an inspiring one. From political science to business A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Merz began his educational journey at Missouri State … [Read more...] about Navigating success from Missouri State to the corporate world
Lauren Trace Graduated in 2017 with a bachelor’s in Finance and MBA in 2019 Finance Supervisor at Koch Ag and Energy Solutions, LLC. Trace landed an internship at Koch Ag and Energy Solutions during a COB career fair. Now she recruits at the career fair. “That internship turned into my full-time career,” she said. Why is Missouri State a good place … [Read more...] about These Bears now recruit other Bears!
When it comes to marketing, Megan Short, executive director of the Springfield Contractor’s Association (SCA), has tried it all. Short earned her bachelor’s degree in marketing management and Master of Business Administration from Missouri State University. The Springfield Business Journal named Short among the “2021 Most Influential Women.” As the face of the SCA, … [Read more...] about Finding her fit
You could say Amanda Bryant ended up at Missouri State University by chance. Today, Bryant is a freelance assistant tour manager for a Grammy award-winning artist. But rewind to Bryant’s senior year of high school in Saint Louis, and she wasn’t dreaming of this job. All she wanted was to go to college a couple hours away from home. Discovering an unknown passion Bryant … [Read more...] about Amanda Bryant discovered her passion at Missouri State
Congratulations to 13 COB alumni recognized in Springfield Business Journal's "40 Under 40" 2014! Houston Brayton, Black Lantern Studios Inc. Courtney Brown, O’Reilly Hospitality Management LLC Rachel Dwiggins, BKD LLC Nicole Jarratt, Revel Advertising Tyson Johns, Corporate Business Systems Inc. Jonothon Marquez, Magic Soccer Club Parker … [Read more...] about 13 COB Alumni recognized in Springfield’s “40 under 40”