Spotlight: FFI

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In 2012, Sue Culpepper became the director of Finance for the Future Initiative (FFI) and since then she has helped develop multiple event series for College of Business students (and might I add, they have been very successful)! January kicked off Global Women, a lunch series designed to help women who are students at UTC to understand their personal strengths, their personal brand, and how those aspects can work

The Journey of an Elevator Pitch

Dr. Brockman (middle) proudly standing with Josh Kapellusch (left) and Peter Sauska (right).

Two recent UTC COB graduates competed in the Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference, hosted by the University of Tampa, on February 1-2, 2013. Out of a total 26 venture pitches made by students from across the southeast, Peter Sauska (String Advantage) and Josh Kapellusch (KAR, Inc.), were part of the seven that made it to the final round! Peter then won second place with a price of $1,000 for his venture.

FFI Travels to Atlanta

Visiting students and faculty happily drinking Coca-Cola.

Finance for the Future Initiative took 17 of students and a faculty member to Atlanta to visit the Federal Reserve Bank and the Coca-Cola Company on February 1, 2013. At the Federal Reserve they had a guided tour through actual artifacts of form of money since the beginning of time, then visited exhibits about the Federal Open Market Committee and how monetary policy is decided. They ended the tour