Professors within the Kelce College of Business understand that sometimes, the best lessons aren’t found in a textbook. It’s why they consistently invite successful alumni back to campus to speak with students.

“It’s important to allow students the opportunity to interact directly with those in the field,” said Lynn Murray, associate professor and chair of the Management

and Marketing Department. “The alumni who return to campus aren’t just successful in business, they’re successful in life, and love to share their experiences with their fellow Gorillas. Their stories inspire our students because they demonstrate what is possible.”

Campus speakers during the fall semester included Steve Cranford, CEO and Creative Chairman of New York-based marketing agency, Whisper; Chris Medley, senior vice president with R.W. Baird & Co., and NFL Pro-Bowler and current color commentator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, Kendall Gammon.