Georgetown Business Magazine

Georgetown Business is the alumni magazine of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Published twice a year, the magazine highlights successful and interesting alumni, covers the latest business trends and faculty research, and reports on school news, events, and student, faculty, and alumni accomplishments.

Alumni, send us your news: Submit a class note (new window). Want to pitch a story idea or provide feedback? Contact the editor.

Highlights from the Spring 2019 Issue

Cover of Georgetown Business Magazine Spring 2019

Artful Business: From galleries to museums to auctions, Georgetown alumni are innovating how and where we experience fine art.

Leading the Leaders: Business leaders know this: Change is a constant. It may be the only constant in an ever-changing business environment driven by new technology, markets, and shifting regulations.

Fixed Price: Nathan Miller, associate professor of strategy and economics, examines what happens when competitors – from beer to tuna – decide not to compete.

Busting the Endowments Myth: Sandeep Dahiya, associate professor of finance, scoured IRS data to reveal underperforming investments by nonprofits

Aim High (Alumni Profile): Commanding Officer Bill Walker (EML’17) uses his executive leadership education to direct a Marine squadron.

Life Unscripted (Alumni Profile): Kathy Baird (EMBA’04) builds a successful career through improvisation and education.

Tribe Pride (Alumni Profile): Justin Lepscier (B’08) continues his grandmother’s legacy of working for the future prosperity of the Menominee Indian Tribe.

Read the entire Spring 2018 issue.

Previous Issues

Read previous issues in the magazine archive.

Georgetown Business Magazine Stories

Should There Even Be A Market Data “Debate?”

October 23rd, 2019

Jim Angel, professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University the market data issue is extremely thorny and will likely be debated for some time. “We have been arguing over market data for over a century, and we will continue to argue over it for the next century,” Angel said. “Data is the new oil. Good data are essential for fair and orderly markets. The problem is how we define property rights in data. Right now, we have nationalized the top of book and last sale into Stalinist collectives known as NMS plans. We clearly need to improve the governance there.”

Breaking the Cycle

April 1st, 2019

Georgetown University launched a program to transform the lives of a highly select group of District of Columbia residents released from the city’s correctional facilities who show strong potential to become successful leaders and role models in their communities.

Experts Discuss Social Impact Investing in San Francisco

March 1st, 2019

Alumni gathered Feb. 25 in San Francisco to hear a panel of executives in finance and social entrepreneurship discuss impact investing with Bill Novelli, founder of McDonough’s Global Social Enterprise Initiative and distinguished professor of the practice.

Caroline Decker posing in front of an Amtrak train

Working on the Railroad

November 30th, 2018

All the live long day, Caroline Decker (EMBA’16) keeps Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor trains running smoothly.