Corporate Growth Conference (on campus, Saturday 11/9)

This Saturday, November 9, the Economics Department, in conjunction with the Career Center and Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship, is pleased to host a mini-conference on the theme of Corporate Growth. The schedule and registration form are at

We are delighted to welcome to campus several alumni who will speak on various aspects of corporate growth:

  • How corporate growth changes firms and industries – Monica Noether ’74, Charles River Associates
  • How an entrepreneur can grow a firm – Lexy Funk ’91, Brooklyn Industries
  • How to restart growth in mature firms and industries – Sam Astor ’07, Atlas Capital
  • How to start growth in young firms – Garrett Blank ’11, ABRY Partners; Kevin Curtin ’13, JP Morgan; and Hailey Sarage ’09, Leonard Green & Partners

All of these sessions should be accessible to students whether you’ve yet to take an econ class or have exhausted the curriculum.  A full schedule and supplemental, optional readings are available at a shared Google drive, (or can be reached via the registration page).  All sessions will be in Allbritton 103.