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Alumni Spotlight: Mary Kyle Manson

Name: Mary Kyle Manson
Degree earned: Professional Evening MBA
Graduation year: 2017
Employer/Position: AKG of America, Inc., Product Manager, NPI
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Why did you choose the NC State Jenkins MBA program for your graduate education? The RTP location was convenient, the professors have strong industry experience, and the innovation and product management focus opportunities.

How did your experience in the program contribute to your professional achievements and successes? I could apply classroom subjects to work immediately and often.

What advice would you give for prospective and current students who are interested in your industry/profession? Keep an eye on the ever-changing course schedule.

What advice do you have for prospective Jenkins MBA students? Be ready for the time commitment.

What do you believe is your most interesting accomplishment since graduation? Managing the launch of a new product from the marketing department.