For the past 16 years, Erik Sneed has worked for Harrah’s Casino in western North Carolina where he’s been responsible for developing, designing and building one of the largest casinos and resorts in the region.
Ana-Laura Diaz did not feel fully equipped for management when she was offered a new position as a supervising attorney at a new law firm. She considered getting an MBA to pick up what she lacked in business know-how, but had no intention of quitting her job as a practicing bankruptcy attorney near Fort Lauderdale to do so.
“I work for Bank of America Merrill Lynch,” says Jay Thomas of Charlotte, N.C. “I do securities research on the wealth management side. I basically advise those who give advice to our clients. I’ve been with it for about 16 years.”
Change has always been in Russ Pool’s DNA. A helicopter pilot in the U.S. Marine Corps for 18 years and the son of a former military officer, he has spent a good part of his life changing environments, meeting new people and living in different parts of the world.