WWU alumni return to share experiences
|3/23/2012||Mary Ann Beahon|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||(573) 592-1127|
Two alumni of William Woods University are returning to campus this week to share their career experiences with current students as part of the Alumni Speakers Series.
On Tuesday (March 27), Linda Bond Quinley, a 1983 WWU accounting graduate, will speak on "From a $230 budget in college to a $230 million budget today-the journey from accounting intern to CFO." Her talk will be at noon in the Ivy Room on the lower level of Tucker Dining Hall.
Quinley has been the chief financial officer and treasurer to the Board of Education at Columbia Public Schools Treasurer to the Board of Education-Columbia Public Schools since July 2010.
She was the director of business services for the Columbia Public Schools for four years before that and received the Outstanding Administrator of the Year Award at the annual awards banquet 2008.
The Alumni Speakers Series continues Wednesday (March 28) when Kirstyn Wentzel, a paralegal graduate, speaks about "From the Courtroom to the Kitchen"”Pastry Chef" at 5 p.m. in the Ivy Room.
Wentzel will share her career progress from paralegal to her passion, pastry chef. A 2004 Depauw University history graduate, she earned her paralegal degree at WWU in 2006 and studied baking and pastry arts at the Arts Institute International of Kansas City in 2011. She has been assistant manager of Paciugo Gelato in Leawood Kan., since 2009.