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The HWS Update

Ever wonder what it takes to lead a successful business? Sabrina Horn ’83 offers valuable answers in her new book Make it, Don’t Fake it. Horn will return to campus this fall to share her leadership strategies. Best-selling author Sabrina Horn ’83 will be on campus on Wednesday, Nov. 10 to discuss Make it, Don’t

On his podcast, Guys Talking Yoga, Derek Vanderwarker ’96 interviewed Dan Bornstein, Ph.D. ’95, a health and exercise science expert at The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina. Launched in 2021, Guys Talking Yoga is a podcast featuring informative, entertaining, short-form interviews with men sharing their yogic path to encourage more men to embrace

Geneva’s downtown businesses have a new avenue to reach their patrons thanks to a collaboration between HWS graduates and community members. The Geneva Business Improvement District, led by Executive Director Michael Mills ’96, offers a new interactive technology to engage visitors and boost local businesses through a partnership with Brightr Travel, the destination experience and

In conjunction with the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education, Paine Lake Global founder Robert Philips ’88 invites students to apply for a summer program to learn about hotel and Airbnb management. Students interested in hotel and Airbnb management are invited to apply for summer internships with Paine Lake Global, a company that assists

Stephen Wong ’89, a long-time senior executive at Goldman Sachs, is recognized for ethics, professionalism, leadership and mentorship with the company’s prestigious John L. Weinberg Award. Stephen Wong ’89 — who serves as chairman of investment banking for Hong Kong at Goldman Sachs, and head of the firm’s real estate group for Asia Pacific ex

More than 50 financial institution professionals offered advice to students during a four-day networking event. During winter break, more than two dozen Hobart and William Smith students met with HWS alums, including Managing Director and Global Head of the Law Firm Group at Citi Private Bank Mehrnaz “Naz” Vahid-Ahdieh ’85, P’17 and Global Chairman of

With Trysail Strategies, Adam Croglia ’10 has launched a new venture in crisis communications, issues management and public affairs. He advises c-suite executives and boards of directors on high-stakes communications surrounding crisis events and critical issues – regulatory, legal, malfeasance and public opinion. The firm has offices in Buffalo and Albany, N.Y. and in Washington,

Following a summer internship last year, Yalemwork Teferra ’21 has secured a position as a USD Clearing Analyst after graduation. Yalemwork Teferra ’21 has accepted a post-graduate position as a USD Clearing Analyst with BNP Paribas. She landed the job after completing an internship as a summer analyst, also in the clearing and payments group.

Retired U.S. Marine Corps Captain Kevin Cook ’90 was recently named the chief operating officer for the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System. In the position, he oversees the market operations of the $3.6 billion and more than 1,700 licensed beds health care organization serving Louisiana and Mississippi. Previously Cook worked as the chief

After two consecutive summers interning with Credit Suisse, Garrett McGowan ’21 has accepted an offer at the global investment bank, wealth management and financial services firm. In Credit Suisse’s Investment Banking Financial Institutions Group based in New York City, the economics and mathematics double-major will work in a range of areas, from mergers and acquisitions