Tag Archives: Accounting

Alumnus Joe Ragan III named CFO of Globe Specialty Metals

June 18, 2013

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Globe Specialty Metals Inc. (GSM) has appointed Joseph Ragan III as Chief Financial Officer, effective May 20, 2013. Ragan succeeds Malcolm Appelbaum, who in March announced his departure from the company. Ragan served from 2008 to 2013 as CFO for Boart Longyear, a drilling services contractor. Commenting on the appointment, Chief Executive Jeff Bradley said, “Joe brings to […]

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Capital One CFO Gary Perlin to speak as part of Brown & Brown Distinguished Speaker Series

May 8, 2013

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Thursday, June 6, 2013 | Founders Hall, Arlington Campus | 6:00pm to 7:45pm Gary Perlin joined Capital One, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in McLean, Virginia, from the World Bank in July 2003. Capital One is a diversified financial services company with more than 50 million customer accounts worldwide, and more than 900 bank locations in […]

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Tell Your Phil Buchanan Story

March 12, 2013

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When talking with Mason graduates, we are captivated with stories of instructors that left a lasting mark on their collegiate experience.  For School of Management alumni, Dr. Phil Buchanan is often acknowledged as a tough but caring professor who guided them through the intricacies of accounting and on towards a successful career. In an effort to honor […]

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Phillip G. Buchanan Faculty Fellowship

March 7, 2013

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Dr. Phillip Buchanan has been part of the Mason community for over 30 years, having joined the School of Management faculty in 1981. During his tenure, he has worn many hats having served as director of the Graduate Programs in Accounting and Taxation, director of the MBA program, and founding advisor to the Theta Alpha Chapter of […]

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Jason Howell, Account ’97, Runs for Congress

April 6, 2012

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Jason Howell, 1997 accounting alum, is running as an independent for Virginia’s 8th Congressional District.  He hopes to bring needed change to Congress, which is where he believes the problems with today’s government lies.  When asked about the miss representation of the American public and the faint progress being made in Congress, Howell responded, “When […]

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