About Virginia Tech Business

Fall 2015

Virginia Tech Business is published twice a year by:
Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech
1030 Pamplin Hall (0209)
880 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: 540-231-6601
Web: www.pamplin.vt.edu

Please email address changes to jtoberoi@vt.edu, and email editorial inquiries and story suggestions to sookhan@vt.edu.

In this magazine, alumni, with some exceptions, are identified by degree and the year it was received.

Dean: Robert T. Sumichrast
Editor and Writer: Sookhan Ho
Designers: Uncork-it Inc.
Photographers: Michael Kiernan, Jim Stroup, Shelby Lum, Christina O’Connor, Logan Wallace
Cover story photos of Lynne Doughtie (except for campus photo): Scott Wynn Photography
Alumni/Donor Records Assistant: Michelle Wooddell
Distribution Manager: Jason Oberoi
Feature Writers: Sookhan Ho (Hokie at the helm, The emotional budget, Forever investors, Chefs serve up the gold), Annie McCallum (Dickersons' generosity unlocks opportunities), Barbara Micale (Evening MBA leads to J&J power career), Z. Kelly Queijo (Level up, Opportunity entrepreneur)

Stay in touch!

Hokies, stay connected to Virginia Tech and Pamplin by making sure the university has up-todate contact information. Use your Virginia Tech PID and password to view and make corrections to your mailing address, email address, and other information. You can inspect and update your alumni profile anytime from anywhere. www.alumni.vt.edu/gateway


Virginia Tech’s nationally ranked Pamplin College of Business offers undergraduate and graduate programs in accounting and information systems, business information technology, economics, finance, hospitality and tourism management, management, and marketing. Pamplin emphasizes technology and analysis that improve business, entrepreneurship that leads to innovation and innovative companies, international opportunities for learning and research, and an inclusive, collaborative community. It is named in honor of two alumni: the late Robert B. Pamplin, retired chairman of Georgia-Pacific, and businessman, author, and philanthropist Robert B. Pamplin Jr.


You can support the Pamplin College of Business through your estate, through your retirement account, or with a gift that produces lifetime income for you. To learn more, please call Alex Fritz at 800-533-1144 or email afritz@vt.edu.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-8771 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

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