Marshall Geiger, a professor of accounting at University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business, has been appointed an academic fellow of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of the Chief Accountant in Washington, D.C., for the period August 2012–August 2013.
Bobby Ukrop, president and chief executive officer of Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods, will be the guest of a C-Suite Conversation Sept. 20 at University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.
University of Richmond Robins School of Business will host “Summer of Scandal: Lenses on Ethical Failures in Business” Aug. 29, 6 p.m. at Ukrop Auditorium.
Two local business leaders have been appointed as the 2012-13 Robins School of Business executives-in-residence at the University of Richmond. John Sherman Jr., retired vice chairman, CEO and president of the investment advisory firm Scott & Stringfellow, and Bob Piazza, former vice president of human resources and talent manager of science and technology company Danaher Corp., will help Robins School students with professional and career development.
Bloomberg Businessweek has ranked the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond No. 1 in international business education in its rankings of top undergraduate business schools by specialty for the second consecutive year.
Gail Letts, president and chief executive officer of the central Virginia region of SunTrust Bank, will be the guest in a C-Suite Conversation, May 16 at University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.
Five University of Richmond student teams have advanced to the April 16 finals in the Entrepreneurship Club’s Business Pitch Competition for budding entrepreneurs. Twenty-seven teams pitched ideas for new businesses to a panel of faculty and local business leaders in round one of the competition April 9.
Shawn Boyer, founder and chief executive officer of Snagajob, will be honored as the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business Executive of the Year at the school's annual Honors Convocation April 10.
CEOs in central Virginia anticipate increases in capital spending and hiring during the next six months, but expect sales to remain relatively level due to concerns about slow growth and continued economic uncertainty, the 1st quarter 2012 CEO Economic Outlook survey reveals.
Bloomberg Businessweek has ranked University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business No. 15 overall on its 2012 list of America’s best undergraduate business programs.