Alumni Profiles

Nick and Garrett Bernardo

From Undergrads to Entrepreneurs

When Nick and Garrett Bernardo (Class of 2014 and 2015, respectively) rented an apartment in New Jersey to play summer baseball, they had no idea it would start a business venture. The brothers sublet an apartment from Scott Klimchak, a Rutgers University lacrosse player. The trio became best friends and co-owners of NOVUS, a clothing […]

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Amy Falkin, MBS alumni, Senior Systems Analyst at Chick-fil-A

Alumni Profile: Amy Falkin

Amy Falkin, Class of 2018, grew up visiting Maine every summer with her family. This Georgia native focused on Business Information Systems during her career at the Maine Business School and is now working as a Senior Systems Analyst for Chick-fil-A, Inc. back in her home state. Why did you decide to attend the University […]

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Ryan Moore, MBS alum, Millinocket native

Alumni Profile: Ryan Moore

Ryan Moore graduated from the Maine Business School in 2005 with a major in Marketing. He is currently finishing his Ph.D. in Marketing with the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky. A native of Millinocket, Maine, Ryan is clearly the king of multitasking! Why did you decide to attend UMaine for your undergraduate degree? […]

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David Patrick, Co-Founder of Racial Justice and Equity in Bangor

Alumni Profile: David Patrick

David Patrick, MBS Class of 2016, is working toward a more equitable community in Maine. He is the co-founder of Racial Equity & Justice (REJ), a nonprofit and firm that provides consulting services and educational support based in Bangor. Racial Equity & Justice began as a nonprofit organization in 2019. Their primary goal is to […]

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Nicole Gogan, MaineMBA Alumna

MaineMBA Alum Becomes a Business Owner

Nicole Gogan, ’11G, always knew two things:  she wanted to have an advanced degree and her own business. She graduated from the Maine Business School’s Graduate School of Business with her MBA, became an adjunct faculty member, and now runs her own business. Why did you choose to earn your MBA? Going back to grad […]

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Christine Le

Alumni Profile: Christine Le

Hoang Anh “Christine” Le graduated from the Maine Business School with a degree in Accounting in 2017. Le, an Honors College student, was named the Outstanding International Student in the Maine Business School and received the Academic Achievement in Accounting Award the year of her graduation. At UMaine she held a position in Student Government, […]

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Ben Smith, MBS Class of 2017, Accounting and Business Information Systems

Alumni Profile: Ben Smith

Ben Smith graduated in 2017 with a degree in Accounting. He also completed a concentration in Business Information Systems (formerly Management Information Systems). Two internships at Unum as an undergrad paved his way for post-graduation employment. Ben has put his BIS education to work and was recently promoted to IT Delivery Manager. Tell us about […]

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Josh Rosen MaineMBA/JD

Carving a Path: MaineMBA student Josh Rosen

Josh Rosen is a UMaine super alum. He earned his undergraduate degree in Earth & Climate Sciences in May 2013 and is currently working on a dual degree: an MBA with an anticipated graduation date of May 2021 and a JD from Maine Law to be finished in 2022.   Rosen grew up in Enfield, […]

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The Roy brothers are all earning their MaineMBA.

Three Brothers, One MBA Program

Billy, Jonathan, and Daniel Roy grew up in Frenchville, Maine. They all earned their bachelor’s degrees at the University of Maine and are now all enrolled in the MaineMBA program. “Honestly, the three of us never planned to work on our MBA’s simultaneously,” Billy says. Jon, who works at the University of Maine Advanced Structures […]

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Vartika Srivastava, MBS alum, The Jackson Laboratory

Alumni Profile: Vartika Srivastava

Vartika Srivastava combines her passion for science and experience in business in her role at The Jackson Laboratory. The skills she learned at the Maine Business School perfectly positioned her to work for this global organization. Her advice to MBS students? Participate in an internship! Why did you decide to attend the University of Maine […]

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