Empower Your Career through an MBA

  • Monday, July 20, 2015
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • TPR151, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • 15


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Want to enhance your career path through an MBA degree? What is the real value? Your questions will be answered from different viewpoints!

What impact will an MBA bring to your career? Are you interested in pursuing the degree but have no clue where to start? How do you select a program? Dilemma between full time and part time? How to get into the program you desire? What should you expect once school starts? Where is the work/school/life balance?

These are just some of the questions that will be answered during this panel discussion, jointly hosted by PYP and Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business. Prospective students will be guided and get to learn various perspectives
from our special guest speakers.


Free for members and nonmembers (Special promo for continuing education)


Parking is available in the East Campus Garage on Forbes and Beeler Streets. Metered parking (City of Pittsburgh) is also available near to the Tepper School on Tech and Frew Streets.

For more information, contact prodev@pyp.org

Panel Speakers

Industry Representative:

John Oliverio, Chief Human Resources Director- GAI Consultants

John joined GAI Consultants, a Pittsburgh- based environmental and engineering consulting firm, in January of 2014 as their Chief Human Resources Director. There, he is responsible for corporate oversite of all GAI's HR activities and execution and development of HR Strategies for the 900+ employee company. Prior to his current role, a few other positions John held were as follows: Director of Human Resources at WESCO Distribution, Vice President of Human Resources at EDMC, Regional Human Resources Manager of ADVO, Inc.

Tepper Alumni:

Jeff Malarkey, Manager, Finance Planning & Analysis- Architectural Coatings North America at PPG Industries

Jeff joined PPG in 2006 as a Financial Leadership Development Trainee. Since then, he has held several finance positions in PPG, the most recent being manager, financial planning and analysis, in the Architectural Coatings North America, overseeing reporting and planning functions for the Architectural Coatings businesses in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. Prior to his current role, he served as: manager, finance and strategy in the Global Architectural Coatings; global segment analyst in the Architectural Coatings and Glass; financial analyst in the Automotive Refinish and Architectural Coatings; credit services analyst; finance integration lead and financial analyst in the Industrial Coatings. Jeff earned a Bachelor's Degree in Finance from Wake Forest University and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.

Current MBA Candidates:

Aaron Plitt, Trader - Tube City IMS

Ryan Richardson, Senior CRM Analyst- Performance Marketing & Advanced Analytics- American Eagle Outfitters

John, Aaron and Ryan are also board members of PYP.

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