Encourage alumni to participate in events, as well as contribute
their time, talent and resources to better the Department
Inform current and prospective students, as well as alumni of
Department initiatives through social media and networking events
Through career workshops, mentorship and roundtable discussions, RAB members ensure that students are adequately prepared for their early career endeavors
We are a group of young professionals that are committed to upholding and promoting
the strategic vision and mission of the Department of Management
The Recent Alumni Board, (RAB), was established to provide opportunities for
management alumni from the last decade to support and remain connected to
the Department of Management.
The RAB works with the department head and faculty in the Department of
Management on curricular aspects such as the management major, the three
options within the major, and new academic initiatives. It assists the
department faculty, staff, and students in career related programs and events,
marketability and placement of management graduates, and the college-to-
work transition process. The RAB also helps foster communication and
collaboration with recent alumni, students, and faculty.
in Human Resources Management.
Adam Workman is a relationship-driven financial service professional with a focus on providing consultative and customized banking solutions for mass-affluent individuals in Southwest Virginia. As a Vice President and Premier Relationship Banker, Adam is a trusted advisor in handling clients’ investment, day-to-day banking, risk management and cash flow needs.
In addition to Bank responsibilities, Adam serves as an Ambassador for the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, where he focuses on member relations and Chamber presence in the community. He is also a 2014 graduate of Leadership Roanoke Valley, a program affiliated with the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce, as well as a 2015 graduate of Leadership New River Valley, a program affiliated with the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce.
Prior to his Banking career, Adam graduated in 2010 from Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business, with a concentration in Human Resource Management. He’s still actively involved with the university, serving on the Recent Alumni Board as Chair, and representing the Hokie Club through his involvement as a Hokie Representative in the Blacksburg chapter.
Fawn was a double major in Management (Human Resource concentration) and Hospitality and Tourism Management with a Leadership minor. Following graduation, Fawn accepted a position with Lowe’s Home Improvement as a Human Resource Manager In-Training.
After being in the role for a few months, another opportunity presented itself with CGI as a Recruiting Coordinator in Lebanon, Virginia. Fawn was quickly promoted to a Campus Recruiter and stayed with CGI almost 5 years. In 2014, Fawn accepted a position with EY (formerly Ernst & Young) as a Campus Rotational Talent Advisor in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Fawn is passionate about helping students to find the right career path. She spends some of her free time coaching high school students in their college choices and majors as well as with college students and recent graduates in how to prepare for life after graduation. This passion is what led Fawn to join the Recent Alumni Board in 2015.
in Blacksburg working out of the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center. Since then he has moved to Oracle Corporation primarily serving Fortune 500 companies, large universities, and major non-profits . His projects focus on big data analytics, data warehousing, and database optimization.
concentration in Human
Resources. After graduation, Kelsey accepted a HR position with a Sales and Publishing firm called Harris Connect, LLC. After two months, she was promoted to a Consulting role within their Fundraising division, and moved to Boston to work on-site at Boston University, the assigned client. Within this role I managed the Boston University student call center, improved fundraising statistics, and provided strategic advice for the Annual Giving and Alumni Relations departments.
After her time at Harris Connect, Kelsey spent three years as an Executive Recruiter at a Boston-based construction recruiting firm called Commonwealth Resources Inc. There, she specialized in candidate placements within the New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia construction markets. Kelsey is currently attending a year long Management Master's program at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.
Technology Consulting Senior
and a Minor in Sociology. While at Virginia Tech, he was involved with the Virginia Tech football team working as a Student Equipment Manager and with his fraternity, Pi Kappa Alpha. After graduating, he worked at the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) in its year long Futures Internship Program. He then moved home to Richmond to attend the University of Richmond School of Law and plans to graduate in May 2017.
Since graduating, he has founded multiple businesses and served on the product teams of companies large and small. DuScheid is currently a Product Marketing Manager at Netsertive - helping to grow a new vertical and explore potential product and partnership opportunities. A passionate Hokie, he continues to advise the club that he founded (Tang Soo Do Karate Organization) and is an executive committee member of the Recent Alumni Board.
consulting company serving federal clients.
Douglas supports clients at the Department of Homeland Security and specializes in strategy consulting, data analytics and business process improvement. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Pamplin College of Business with Bachelors of Science degrees in Management and Marketing in 2011 and graduated with a Masters in National Security Policy degree from the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University in 2016.
Account Development Executive
Store Manager In Training
His first job after graduation was as an Assistant Store Manager with Target Corp. He spent the next four years with Target in various Assistant Store Manager roles from sales floor, to Assets Protection at several different store locations. He left Target in 2014 to take a position with CarMax at the Corporate office in Richmond VA as a Business Operations Analyst II , in which he oversaw the daily operations of the Export Vehicle Sale Program. After a year in this position he made a lateral move to a Coordinator II position in Business Operations in which he helped open over 20 new CarMax stores over the next year and half. In the summer of 2017 he took a Store Manager in Training Position with CarMax where he looks to continue to build his retail leadership skill set.