Inc. magazine talks to Jere Thompson Jr., MBA '82, about how he took his company, Ambit Energy, to the top of the 2010 Inc. 500.
In some circles, J.W. Breeden is still known as "that kid." As in, that kid who wrote his company's business plan while in high school and who juggled college with launching his company, LiveAir Networks, the Smithville Chamber of Commerce's Employer of the Year in 2009.
Scott Tiras and Darrell Pennington own the Houston-based financial advisory firm Tiras, Pennington and Associates, managing $900 million in client assets. They have been named one of the top 100 financial advisory firms in the U.S. by Barron’s for five consecutive years.
John Brownrigg, MBA '84, lost his job when the economy collapsed. And then he told millions of people about it. As one of the Wall Street Journal's "Laid Off and Looking" bloggers, Brownrigg shared stories of job search tribulations and insights gained from time off. He found a community of people going through the same struggle and, eventually, a new job.