EKU's Department of Management, Marketing and International Business is pleased to announce its distinguished alum for 2016-17. Mr. Todd Mullins will be recognized by faculty and students at the 2017 College to Careers Conference, on Friday, April 21, in the Business and Technology Center Rogow Auditorium.
Mullins, a 1994 EKU graduate with a BBA in Administrative Communication Services, is National Account Manager at Valvoline, Ashland, Inc. He has risen in the ranks at Valvoline, Ashland, Inc. during his more than 20-year career. Mullins has served as a franchise training coordinator, distributor sales representative, operations manager for 80 independent franchisees, and national account manager.
According to department chair, Dr. Lana Carnes, "He is another example for our students of a person who has had a dynamic career, moving across various areas of business as opportunities have arisen. I believe he will have an inspirational story to share with our seniors."
After his April 21 keynote address, Mullins will meet with MMIB faculty for an informal discussion about preparing students for the ever-changing business workplace. EKU Provost Dr. Janna Vice, who is Mullins’ long-time mentor, coach, and friend, plans to be on hand at the faculty sessions.
The department also named outstanding seniors for the academic year. Graduating seniors are nominated by faculty. Recipients are selected based on superior academic achievement coupled with excellent leadership, citizenship, character, and service.
- Jason C. Banta (Pleasureville, Ky.) — Business and Marketing Education
- Samuel J. Wadell (Shepherdsville, Ky.) — General Business, International Business Concentration
- Karlee A. Tanel (Cedarburg, Wi.) — Management, Minor in Spanish
- Raymond L. Moehlman (Erlanger, Ky.) — Marketing, Professional Golf Management Concentration
A departmental distinguished senior will be selected from among this group to be nominated for the College of Business and Technology 2016-2017 Distinguished Senior. The recipient is selected from among the five distinguished seniors recognized by the faculty in various college departments and programs.