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Marilyn Davies College of Business Hosts Business Alumni Conference

The Marilyn Davies College of Business hosted a Business Alumni Conference on Saturday, July 10 at UHD’s Shea Street Building. The event featured speakers, which included UHD business professors and corporate professionals who addressed a variety of career-oriented topics, such as managing personnel, acquisitions and the effects of COVID-19 and business.

Assistant Professor of Business Dietrich Von Biedenfeld helped organize the event as a way for the College of Business faculty to maximize their time and talents to be available to alumni.

“This event provided presentations by subject-matter experts to refresh alumni recollection, address practical questions and demonstrate value of a UHD education to graduates,” he said. “This event also served as a prime a networking opportunity to strengthen the Gator connections among alums.”


  • Isaac Elking, Assistant Professor
  • Ted Jeude, Retired Director of Goodman Manufacturing and UHDCOB MBA Program Corporate Fellow
  • Adrian Hernandez, Mayor Pro-Tem, City of Pearland
  • Greg Rincon, Attorney
  • Genaro Pena, UHDCOB Corporate Fellow Liaison
  • Jesus De La Cerda, Supply Chain Director, Anadarko
  • John Brucato, Regional Vice President for Primerica