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See how we’re turning ambition into impact every day through stories and updates about Johnson School students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners, and friends.

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Saratoga Springs Business Leader Receives NYS Hometown Alumni Award

Jim Mastrianni, MBA ’06, is the 12th recipient of the Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award.

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From Music to Amazon and Back: A Q&A with Alexander Horowitz, MBA ’23

Career Corner: Marketing executive Alexander Horowitz pivoted from music and tech marketing to Amazon’s last-mile business—then segued back to music.

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Using Open Data, Natalie Grillon Makes Supply Chains Collaborative and Transparent

The Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise celebrates 20 for 20 honoree Natalie Grillon, MBA ’12, CEO of Open Supply Hub.

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He Couldn’t Find a Kids’ Book about Ithaca—So He Wrote One

Dave Walden, MBA ’10, pens a lively volume that takes two young travelers to Collegetown, hockey games, state parks, and more.

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Amanda Jang, MBA ’24, gained perspective on effective and authentic leadership

Amanda Jang’s biggest takeaway during her at Cornell was the importance of having strong interpersonal skills.

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Honoring Legacy and Leadership: Highlights from the Johnson School’s Big Red Bash

The Johnson School community celebrated distinguished alumni Anne Chow ’88, MEng ’89, MBA ’90, Barry W. Ridings, MBA ’76, and Marques E. Zak, MBA ’10.

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Park Fellows alumni spotlight: Heather Henyon MBA ’03

Heather Henyon, MBA ’03, reflects on her career path into angel investing, and how her Park Fellowship experience shaped her journey along the way.

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Park Fellows alumni spotlight: Solomon Tesfaye MBA ’15

Solomon Tesfaye, MBA ’15, reflects on how his Park Fellow experience influences his approach to leadership in both his professional and personal life.

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Park Fellows alumni spotlight: Kate Rubenstein, MBA ’05

Catch up with this Roy H. Park alumna and Blackstone Credit managing director to learn more about her leadership initiatives.