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Student Spotlights

Irma Tavlian ’17

Marketing and Communications Director
Greater Fox Cities Habitat for Humanity
MBA–Professional Alumnus

Career impact
“It sharpened my critical-thinking and decision-making and enriched my overall knowledge with analytical skills.”

Career achievement
“Developing a comprehensive marketing plan for Fox Cities Habitat for Humanity and implementing their eCommerce platform for their ReStore.”

Fun or interesting fact
“I love airplanes…therefore I decided to get my pilot private license.”

Favorite professor
“There were many…but let’s go with Bruce Niendorf. He challenged my thinking by integrating the financial concepts with real-life situations. We applied the concepts to our personal interests. In my case, I applied the financial concepts to flying an airplane. It was a blast. He was fair, constructive and respectful of individuality and diversity while keeping the bar high.”

Professional advice
“There is only one of you in this world. Embrace “you” and be true to it.”


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