Alumni Spotlight

Spotlight on Vaishali Shroff, '21G
Vaishali Shroff came to UNH Paul College to earn her master's degree in finance. With experience in corporate business law she wanted to expand her career opportunities by gaining advance knowledge in finance to help businesses make more informed decisions. She says the program is "very well...
For Connor Roelke ‘15, his love of coffee inspired more than your average morning pick-me-up. @NOBLbeverages was born at the 2015 Holloway Competition, when he took a passion for home brewing beer, and put it toward a different...
CoCo Chew produces dog toys made from coconut husks
Chip leveraged every Paul College class to develop a fledgling business idea: dog toys made from coconut husks. Each course became a building block of market research, financial plans, pitches, and product development. In his senior year, he submitted his capstone ...
jajabelles first breathed life as a project for an entrepreneurship class. Students with the best projects were encouraged to enter the Holloway competition. After months of endless rewrites and hours of practicing her presentation, Jess’s entry won her first place (and $4,000!) in the lifestyles...
Meg Smith '07 lived in 23 zip codes in 12 years - and had the jobs to match. But once she truly discovered her love for marketing, perserverance and entrepreneurship got her to a dream career she would have never imagined.
Reuben Brefo Marfo ‘18G developed a deep understanding of economics and strong skills in AI
Reuben Brefo Marfo ‘18G, of Newington, Conn., works as an assistant vice president and quantitative analyst at Webster Bank. There, he tests statistical, financial, and machine learning...
Janet Khoury '18, ‘19G earned her B.S. and M.S. in Accounting at Paul College, helping her standout in the workforce
After earning a B.S. in business administration with a concentration in accounting at Paul College in 2018, Janet Khoury decided to immediately pursue a master’s degree to earn the credits required for a CPA license. Although she had a lot of choices when it came to graduate accounting programs, ...
Melanie Payeur '07, '15G credits UNH with giving her a foundation of knowledge from to build and grow her operations career
UNH alum Melanie Payeur ‘07, ‘15G combined her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with an MBA to elevate her career as an Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager at Lindt & Sprugli.  Originally from Berlin, N.H., Payeur credits UNH with giving her a foundation of knowledge from which...
Jesse McGowan '18G says an MBA complements his engineering degree, helping him embrace complexity
Jesse McGowan '18G earned his B.S. in mechanical engineering at UNH in 2002. He chose Paul College's online MBA program because it allowed him to continue working and, at the same time, learn the business skills needed to better manage his staff and his organization. It far exceeded his...
Bianca Nicolosi '18G gained the knowledge and skills needed to advance her career
Bianca Nicolosi '18G loved the flexibility of the part-time MBA program. If was the perfect fit for a busy professional looking to gain a deeper understanding of the skills necessary to grow her career, and the specialization in information systems and business analytics gave her a competitive edge...
Hospitality grad Trisha Crowe ’17 is in charge of it all
It’s a weeknight during UNH’s winter break, and the new Saxbys café is closed for business, but one light is still on. Trisha Crowe ’17, café executive officer (CEO) of the Durham location, sits in the empty café with her laptop, crunching numbers. The spot she’s camped out in, a table tucked into...
Paul College’s new mentoring initiative includes a focus on women
Imagine attending a mentoring event while you were in college, and the person sitting across the table from you, who has agreed to serve as your mentor, is the CFO of a major corporation. Maybe she’s the founder of her own company. But she’s a woman in business, just like you hope to be, and she’s...