Careers and Alumni - Alumni Testimonials
I wanted to thank you for the experience and the preparation you submitted during my time at Umaine. In all the assessment centers and interviews I benefitted from the knowledge I gained at the MBS. I definitely would not have received this offer if I would not have been at Umaine. Mr. Stefan Borst,Sales Manager for India and China for the KSB Group, Germany
“I’m confident that I would not have been able to
acquire my position as CEO at Maine Savings had it not
been for my MBA from UMaine. The contacts that I have
maintained with the administration, faculty, and various alumni have been invaluable in my continued success in running my company”. John Reed, President and CEO of Maine Savings Federal Credit Union.
“The [MBS] put me in touch with people from various companies and organizations through projects and assignments. I was given the opportunity to take a class project and turn it into an internship which proved instrumental in helping me develop many of the business skills that are so critical to my career”. Christy Elgee, Marketing, Hannaford Brothers.
“The skills I have learned during the MBA program at the University of Maine Business School helped me deliver quality results that came as a surprise even to my managers who are graduates from MIT and Yale.”– Ion Iepure, MPOWER Labs, Inc.
“The MBA Program at UMaine has helped broaden my perspective of the world. Whether it was working at my internship at Bangor Savings Bank in Maine to haggling on the streets of Beijing, China, UMaine has empowered me to join the global elite of the business world.”—Peter Harriman.
“My training at the University of Maine prepared me well for the future. The professors were great – sound, solid people who would meet with you any time you wanted. I found that my UMaine education allowed me to compete
against the best and the brightest from the Ivy League schools.”
Bill Kearns, ‘57, President/Owner W. M. Kearns & Company, Inc.
“The fact that the Maine Business School has been recognized among the top 200 business schools shows that the curriculum is both challenging and relevant, and is a testament to the school’s faculty and leadership.”
Clinton Davies ’82,’83 MBA, Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker Certified Public Accountants and Management Consultants
“A premier institution like the Maine Business School serves not only its graduates but the entire state of Maine.” Tom Savage ’68, Retired Attorney