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Andrea Young

Aug 2, 2022

MAC Alum Kyle Rae ’11 Combines His Passion for Sports and Accounting in Dream Career

Kyle Rae (MAC ’11) is living his dream career as an athletic director of finance at Towson University where he focuses on budgeting, forecasting and ticket sales. 

Jul 15, 2022

MAC Alum ’13 Learns to Thrive Under Pressure at JetBlue

Yakir Malul (MAC ’13) divides his time at JetBlue into two periods: pre-pandemic and post-pandemic. He continues to thrive in this challenging industry and enjoys being in a position where he can translate strategy and vision into reality for his team. 

Jun 21, 2022

MAC Program Alumna ’11 Finds Mission and Purpose Through Accounting

Kristen Shepherd’s (MAC ’11) current role as the lead restaurant cash management accountant at Chick-fil-a, has enabled her to marry her personal and professional passions, creating a new sense of excitement and ambition regarding her work contributions. 

Jun 7, 2022

First-Generation College Student and MAC Alum’s Work Enables Broader Access to Educational Resources

Sandi Matthews (MAC ’04) lives out her passion for making a lasting impact on the world in her current role as head of finance for the Indian subsidiary of Khan Academy in New Delhi. 

May 31, 2022

Jenkins MAC Program Embraces DEI Efforts – and Students are Taking Note

The Jenkins MAC Program team believes it is critical for each student to envision their place in the accounting program. Their DEI efforts strive to demonstrate the challenges they will face and how others have achieved success. 

May 17, 2022

Combining Technology and Human Interaction to Create an Audit Simulation

McKenzie Greene and her MAC student team performed an inventory observation audit during the spring semester without ever stepping inside a warehouse. How did they do it? With the help of Spark Plug Games, the MAC program created an audit simulation that felt like a real-life audit. 

May 6, 2022

Ready to Take on the Business World

Peyton Gilbert is ready to take on the business world and feels prepared and confident thanks to the knowledge and real-world experience gained in the Jenkins Master of Accounting Program. 

May 3, 2022

From Animal Science to Accounting

As an undergraduate animal science major at NC State, Sloane Patterson thought she would be working at a veterinary clinic. Instead, she will now be starting a full-time job at a public accounting firm after graduating from the Jenkins MAC program. 

Apr 8, 2022

Starting Over

As she prepares to graduate from the Jenkins MAC Program, Bibiche Bolobiongo reflects on her unlikely journey to NC State from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 

Mar 16, 2022

An Impact That Lasts Beyond Our Lifetime

Scott Showalter, Jenkins MAC program director, and his wife, Josie, have established an endowed scholarship, making an impact that will last beyond their lifetime.