Volume 7

Janet Samuelson

The reasons people decide to go to business school are vast and varied, but most, at the root, are about the art and science of business itself. Some people hop...

Sundeep Sanghavi

As with many college internships, those in the consultancy arm of the massive accounting firm Arthur Andersen are far from glamorous.  In that capacity, Sundeep...

Kay Sears

When Kay Sears graduated from the University of Richmond and returned home in Northern Virginia, she started to see her grandmother through new eyes.  Kay would...

Randolph Shapiro

Randy Shapiro’s father was not going to be pleased. His father, a holocaust survivor, knew better than anyone the meaning of hard work, and after spending th...

Robert Struble

Sitting in the guidance office as a junior at St. Francis High School outside Buffalo, New York, Robert Struble had plenty to pull his mind away from school. Ra...

Paul Trapp

Paul Trapp knew it would be a hard Christmas for the Trapp kids that year. His once lucrative real estate investments had recently gone under, and though he kne...

Tom Weithman

By the time Tom Weithman graduated from high school, he was more than ready to quit swimming.  He’d been in the sport since he was five years old, and while it ...

Charles White

"What’s the worst that can happen?” Charlie’s wife, Tricia, asked him. “I mean it. Let’s discuss the worst case scenario and decide if we can handle it.” Cha...

Bradley T. Williams

Brad and Mary, the co-owners of the Alternative Board, felt confident they would have no issue securing capital investment for their fledgling company.  Their b...

Vennard Wright

When newly re-elected Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III asked Vennard Wright to join his IT department, Vennard didn’t even have to think a...