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Student Profile: Jasmine Bell - BHP and MPAjasmine2.jpg
As a student recruiter for the BHP, Jasmine Bell, knows everything there is to know about the program. As a fifth-year student in the MPA program, she has actually been a recruiter for the BHP now for three years. She is so good at selling the program that she even recruited her younger brother to the program and her parents to the BHP Parents’ Council. Jasmine is also heavily involved with the Black Students Business Association and the Orange Jackets. Read full profile.


BHP Leadership Kickoff: Taking the First StepLeadership Kickoff5.jpg
Freshman George Chidiac shares his experience at the Freshmen Leadership Kickoff, held at a retreat in the Hill Country, in this guest blog post. He gives five reasons why he “would throw in an elevator pitch for it before we made it to the top floor.”
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Program News


BHP Lyceum Course Offers Students Opportunity to Learn from Top Executives
The BHP Lyceum Course offers sophomores in the program a chance to examine the careers of executives in key leadership roles across a variety of industries. In addition to learning about different career paths, the course also focuses on leadership and business ethics. This year students have heard from serial entrepreneur Steve Papermaster, Facebook's head of online operations, Doug Wolfe, Ethernet co-founder and The University of Texas at Austin's director of innovation, Bob Metcalfe, AMD’s corporate vice president of supply chain, Mike Massetti, chief officer of operations of Southwest Airlines, Mike Van de Ven and president of Chevron Energy Technology Company, Paul Siegele. After each speaker we post a recap on our blog, so check out past posts and stay tuned for future ones sharing their career journeys, lessons on leadership and ethical business behavior.


Alumni Facebook Group
Have you joined the BHP Alumni Facebook group yet? This group is a great way to reconnect with former BHP friends and keep up with the latest BHP news. Join today.

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Alumni News


Alumni Spotlight: John Honts - Senior Managing Director for Evercore PartnersJohn Honts1.jpg
In his role as senior managing director for Evercore Partners in New York, John Honts, BHP ’92, has been involved in numerous merger and acquisition deals over the years. Evercore has carved out a position as the largest independent advisory firm. Honts has advised CEOs on some major deals including Sanofi on its acquisition of Genzyme, Wyeth on its sale to Pfizer and CVS on its acquisition of Caremark. Honts recently sat down with us to tell us more about his career path and the M&A process. Read full profile.


Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Morgan - Principal at Brown Bear Capitalmorgan2.jpg
Jonathan Morgan, BHP ’98, had his mind made up while in school to move to New York and work in investment banking. A BHP and Finance major, Morgan is now principal at Brown Bear Capital in New York City. His path to the Big Apple included stops in Asia, Europe and Wharton, as well as many valuable lessons along the way. We sat down with him to learn more about his career path. Read full profile.

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