MBA Alumni

Alumni from our Master of Business Administration program have positions of responsibility in companies around the globe, and they remain committed to the success of the program and of the Scott College of Business.

They are dreamers, leaders and entrepreneurs, and they continuously prove their alma mater proud.

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  Paul Lo    Joe Robles    Cindy Gordon
  Paul Lo, '70
  Joe Robles, '79
  Cindy Gordon, '96 
  Lo, who received the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2003, is founder of Bank SinoPac and SinoPac Holdings of Taiwan. He currently serves as President of Paulink. He has sponsored several Indiana State Scott College of Business student learning trips to Taiwan and greater China and is known as a strong supporter of economic growth and international trade between China and the United States.   Robles is President and Chief Executive Officer of USAA, one of America's leading financial services companies and one that has been serving military families since 1922. USAA is a Fortune 200 company with 7.2 million members and more than $126 billion in owned and managed assets. USAA also employs nearly 22,000 people globally, of which more than 600 report directly to him. Robles joined USAA in 1994 after retiring from the U.S. Army as a major general.   Gordon is senior vice president and chief financial officer for Thompson Thrift Development in Terre Haute, where she is responsible for all accounting, financial reporting, investment and treasury management matters for the company and its portfolio of properties. She joined Thompson Thrift in 1998 and has more than 25 years of experience in the accounting field. She holds a bachelor's degree from Murray State and a master of business administration from Indiana State University. She is a Certified Public Accountant.
   Ron Vaughn   Mark Calhoun    Terry Wright, Pfizer 
  Dr. Ronald Vaughn, '68, '70     Mark Calhoun, '01   Terry Wright, '83, '93
  Vaughn has served as president of the University of Tampa since 1995. Under his leadership, university enrollments have more than doubled and new enrollment records have been set in each of the last 12 years. He earned both his undergraduate (marketing) and master's in business administration (MBA) from ISU. Vaughn was awarded ISU's Distinguished Alumni Award in 1997 and has earned distinctions in the field of marketing and higher education throughout his career.     Mark Calhoun is manager of continuous improvement and Lean Six Sigma for Kraft Foods in Chicago, Ill, where he has worked since completing his master of business administration degree at Indiana State's Scott College of Business. At Kraft, he has served in a variety of roles, including the areas of customer service, freshness and waste management, supply chain management, product change development, materials management, ERP implementation and logistics. Mark is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and is working on projects within the areas of transportation and distribution.   Terry Wright joined Pfizer's Terre Haute, Indiana, finance group in 1987. He held several positions before becoming director of finance in 1997. In 2003, he was appointed finance director with responsibilities in the Midwest Region of the Americas Area. In 2005, he was named senior finance director with responsibilities for Global Contract Manufacturing and Procurement, and in 2008, he was named vice president. Today, he is vice president overseeing Global Financial Solutions and Shared Services for Pfizer in New York City.