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Preparing for Post-Quarantine Ministry, Outreach Magazine

April 23rd, 2020

In 2009, I graduated from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, with an Executive Master’s in Leadership degree. That first day on campus I remember milling around with my new cohort, getting to know each other. After disclosing my clergy credentials to a classmate, the expected question came without pause, “So, why is a preacher in business school?” To me, the answer was obvious. Though my focus was on the kingdom of God, I realized I still needed to do business well in order to achieve my ministry goals.

Joseph Baratta (center) receives the Dean's Medal from Pietra Rivoli and Paul Almeida

Baratta to Graduates: Embrace the “Georgetown Factor”

May 17th, 2019

Twenty-six years ago, Joseph Baratta (B’93) walked across the Georgetown University commencement stage to receive his diploma and was prepared to begin his career at Morgan Stanley. He never imagined that he would find himself once again on the Healy Lawn stage, this time to address the McDonough School of Business Class of 2019.