professional photo of Giovanni Roberto

30 Under 30

Meet Giovanni Roberto, B.B.A.’13, a management graduate who is now a member of the strategy and business development team for the Internet of Things and Yummly at Whirlpool. Roberto is included in the inaugural Haworth College of Business 30 Under 30 publication for doing extraordinary things in business in the short time since graduation.

Student standing with oversized check

Bronco Pitch Competition open to students

Students from across campus are invited to present their business ideas for cash prizes at the annual  K.C. O'Shaughnessy Competition and Showcase, Friday, Feb. 21, at Western Michigan University. Aspiring entrepreneurs will present a three-minute pitch about an innovative business idea for an audience of potential investors. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top finishers. This year’s competition also includes a high school division, with prizes in the form of gift cards.

Todd Morgan

An eye for innovation

Todd Morgan, assistant professor of management, has a passion for business innovation and development that he takes into the classroom.

RJ and Anne Naugle

Alumnus and veteran serves others

RJ Naugle, B.B.A'03, is founder of RallyPoint/6, a Seattle-based, nonprofit resource center that helps veterans transition back to civilian life. 

Students pose by Sunseeker racecar

Business students take the wheel

Sunseeker, the registered student organization behind Western Michigan University’s solar powered racecar, has enlisted a team of business students to manage fundraising, marketing and budgeting for future races and car development.