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July 14
Mike Tobin, COO (retired) of UPS Capital
9:00 a.m. in Great Oaks Hall

The entire community is invited to hear about the characteristics and behaviors that lead to professional success from Mike Tobin, COO (retired) of UPS Capital.

STUDENTS: This is an excellent networking opportunity if you're interested in working abroad.

Mike retired from UPS after 31 years, the majority of which were spent in the international arena where he held positions in sales, marketing, strategy, operations and financial services. The last eight years of his time with UPS were spent with founding and leading the expansion of the subsidiary UPS Capital. UPS Capital provides financial and insurance products to help UPS transportation customers grow their businesses and mitigate trade risk. Since retiring, Mike has spent time working with at risk children in after-school programs, mentoring college students and providing career counseling to executives in various industries. Mike is a dedicated runner and enjoys golf, tennis, travel and reading.

July 16
Katie Wiebusch, Director of Franchise Consulting, Pure Barre
11:00 a.m.

The entire community is invited to attend a talk by Katie Wiebusch, Wofford graduate (2013) and Director of Franchise Consulting for Pure Barre. Katie will speak about her career path and professional experiences as a recent graduate.

Katie joined the Pure Barre Corporate team in 2013 as an analyst on the Real Estate team. Since this time, Katie’s role has expanded to include responsibility for overall consulting efforts as the Director of Franchise Consulting. Her primary responsibilities include driving revenue and optimizing overall studio performance across the portfolio. Katie comes to the team with financial analysis and business development experience. She has visited over 220 Pure Barre studios and enjoys taking and teaching class whenever she can. She received a B.A. from Wofford College, where she majored in Finance and Spanish, and minored in Economics. Katie is excited to be in a role and working for a company that she is most passionate about.