Roanoke College Announces Management Institute Graduates

West Hall is home to Roanoke College's business department.

West Hall is home to Roanoke College's business department.

SALEM, Va.-The following people completed The Management Institute (TMI) program, sponsored by Roanoke College's business administration and economics department, this spring. They were honored at a graduation banquet.

Participants included: Philip Atkins, Roanoke College; Ralph Bayer, Yokohama Tire; Brian Brown, AMBU Medical, Inc.; Ginger Bullington, Allstate Insurance Co.; Brian Chisom, Roanoke College; Scott Collins, Trane; Molly Counts, The Rescue Mission; Will Farmer, Woltz and Associates; Sam Garber, Carilion Clinic; Jeff Glenn, Southwest Virginia Business Development; Michele Higgins, Southern Health Services; Jonathan Hirst, Branch & Associates, Inc.; David Kinkead, Yokohama Tire; Marion Lambert, Richardson-Wayland Electric Company; Yvonne Miller, Wachovia Bank; Edward M. Phillips, Roanoke College; Robert "Bobby" Phlegar, VDOT; Greg Polcha, Branch & Associates, Inc.; Eugene Riles, Allstate Insurance; Dhimant Sheth, Branch & Associates, Inc.; Rob Spraker, Cox Communications; Chad Sweeney, Roanoke County; and Jonathan Young, Pella Window & Door Co.

The mission of The Management Institute, in operation for 18 years, is to provide the Roanoke Valley business community with a viable management education program that is timely, competitive and informative. The program thereby assists in the continued educational development of middle and upper level managers. The Management Institute was developed by Roanoke College to meet the management training needs specific to the Roanoke Valley as identified by local business leaders.

Roanoke College, an independent, co-educational, four-year liberal arts college in Salem, Virginia, combines firsthand learning with valuable personal connections in a classic, undergraduate setting. Roanoke prepares students for their futures through its commitment to providing a true classic college experience. Roanoke is one of just 276 colleges nationwide with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious honor society. The Princeton Review names Roanoke as one of the "best in the Southeast."

For additional information, call the Roanoke College Public Relations Office at (540) 375-2282.

Released: May 12, 2008
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