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Former president of MetLife International speaks on leadership

Alumni | Oct 05, 2015 |

The secret of William Toppeta’s success is his competitive edge. Toppeta, FCRH ’70, a former president of MetLife International, spoke recently with a group of Fordham MBA students enrolled in a leadership course. He told them he is motivated by achievement, not money—he …

Author shares productivity tips with alumni in Boston

Alumni | May 06, 2015 |

Nearly everyone in every business is concerned with boosting productivity without expanding what are already long days at the office. But what if you could increase your results and reduce your hours? Robert C. Pozen, a senior lecturer at Harvard Business …

Culture of data security must begin at top, expert says

Alumni | Apr 15, 2015 |

A culture of data security at a company must begin at the top levels of management and must be taken seriously if a firm is to deal proactively with online threats, a security expert told an audience of information specialists …

Chris Lowney on leadership: Get over yourself

Alumni | Mar 10, 2015 |

When you’re a leader, you need to get over yourself. That was a generous part of the lesson that Pope Francis, through author Chris Lowney, is trying impart to all of us with the pontiff’s sometimes radical approach to his …

Fordham graduate Lowney to lecture on leadership on March 3

Alumni | Feb 27, 2015 |

A Fordham University graduate and recognized expert on leadership will be giving a lecture on the topic on March 3 at the Lincoln Center campus. Chris Lowney, who holds both B.A. and M.A. degrees from Fordham, chairs the board of …

Alumnus helps Fordham London students get internships

Alumni | Feb 24, 2015 |

London is not New York City, and for that reason alone, getting the chance to work in Great Britain’s capital is an enviable achievement. Chris Hogan, a 1995 graduate of Fordham University and a partner in KPMG London, has made …

With a global lens, alumnus delves into economic challenges

Alumni | Feb 18, 2015 |

By Joe Vitale, GabelliConnect Freelance Writer Using the economies of Greece, China and the United States as examples, a Fordham University Gabelli School of Business graduate and global banker gave business students a primer on how upcoming financial decisions in …

Work-life balance was key for GE’s Kathy Cassidy

Alumni | Nov 05, 2014 |

It’s OK to step off the treadmill. So says Kathy Cassidy, senior vice president and treasurer of GE and GE Capital. Cassidy, a 1979 Fordham University graduate, talked with university graduate and undergraduate students on Monday about work-life balance, her …

GSB alumna talks investments at recent SWS seminar

Alumni | Oct 06, 2014 |

By Lauren Kelly (GSB ’18) Investment was the topic of the Smart Woman Securities (SWS) seminar on October 1, 2014, presented by Alexis Summit (GSB ‘14), a valuation analyst at Duff & Phelps. As a student, Ms. Summit served as …

Superbowl heads up

Alumni | Feb 07, 2014 |

by Bob Howe Had you looked up as the national anthem was ending on Superbowl Sunday, you would have seen Fordham alumnus. Lt. Col. Bernard J. Harrington, (GSB ’97), leading a flight of nine helicopters over MetLife Stadium.  Harrington, an …

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