1980 alum Anthony Carroll has served since 1995 as vice president and managing director of Manchester Trade Ltd., one of Washington, D.C.'s premier international trade and business consulting groups.
For Charlie Carlson, the keys are methodology and relationships. By parlaying that combination through three decades of collective bargaining, human resources management, local government consulting and entrepreneurship, Carlson and his partners built an online management company so efficient at retrieving data and compiling reports that Gallup Inc. bought the firm after sampling its software.
Jonny Hunter (MPA, 2011) of the Underground Food Collective will speak about how his La Follette policy degree helped him succeed as a restaurant and catering entrepreneur against some steep odds. The talk begins at 12 pm on Tuesday, May 1, in the La Follette conference room
The past holds the secrets of good leadership. Alum Jeff Appelquist believes this tenet so fervently he has built a business on it: Blue Knight History Seminars, LLC, a company that offers leadership and team development training centered on visits to great American battlefields.
For La Follette School alum Kate Battiato, a career is about relationships. Her internships led to paid positions that connected her with mentors and colleagues she met again when she went to work for the Legislature.
More companies and organizations in Norway and Asia will be making the world smaller under the management of La Follette School alum Daniel Bellefleur. The 2010 alum is helping Norway's version of the U.S. Peace Corps expand its programming in Asia.