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Previous Legend Appearances

Previous Legend Appearances

Legends in Accounting

  • Tom Hood, Executive Director and CEO of Maryland Association of CPAs

    On March 28, 2013, Tom Hood, CEO of Maryland Associations CPAs (MACPA) shared his stories of the accounting industry. The stories exemplified the creativity and innovation of UB's accounting program and the activities of the students with MACPA and the accounting profession.


  • Gary Perlow, Regional Managing Partner - Mid-Atlantic, CohnReznick

    On October 29, 2013, Gary Perlow, Regional Managing Partner - Mid-Atlantic at CohnReznick shared his stories about the merger of two accounting firms.

    Video from the event.

Legends in Entrepreneurship

    • Kevin Dunbar, M.B.A. '95, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dunbar Armored

      On March 5, 2014, UB alumnus Kevin Dunbar shared his stories of his family's business and how he has found new ways to innovate.

      Kevin Dunbar is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Dunbar Armored, Inc. – America’s largest independently-owned armored car, cash management and cyber security services firm. In this role, Kevin leads a nationwide company which serves retailers, financial institutions and government entities seeking to safeguard valuables in-transit, protect employees and enhance security at their place of business. A widely-recognized entrepreneur, business leader and innovator, Kevin Dunbar was awarded the “Maryland’s Most Admired CEO” award” by The Daily Record in 2013, SmartCEO magazine’s “Voltage” award for “Technology Implementer,” also in 2013, and the “Entrepreneur of the Year Award”for Business Solutionsby Ernst & Young in 2008.

      • Bob Parsons, B.S. '75, D.H.L. '08, founder and executive chairman of Go Daddy

        On November 12, 2012, UB alumnus Bob Parsons shared his stories of his entrepreneurial career.

        Bob Parsons's Rule #2: Never give up.

        "Almost nothing works the first time it's attempted. Just because what you're doing does not seem to be working, doesn't mean it won't work. It just means that it might not work the way you're doing it. If it was easy, everyone would be doing it, and you wouldn't have an opportunity."

        See All of Bob's 16 Rules for Success in Business and Life.

Legends in Real Estate

    • Thomas S. Bozzuto, chairman and CEO of The Bozzuto Group

      On November 28, 2012, Thomas Bozzuto came to campus to talk about his experiences in real estate and development.

      "I think the foundation of why people are proud to work at The Bozzuto Group is that we all treat each other with concern, with respect, perhaps even like members of the same family. And this is true in every part of our company." - An excerpt from Thomas Bozzuto's 08.26.11 blog post.

      Video

    • M.J. "Jay" Brodie, former President of the Baltimore Development Corp.

      On October 8, 2013, Jay Brodie shared personal stories and business insights about his time at the Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) and what the outlook for economic development in Baltimore.

      Video

    • Edward St. John, chairman and CEO of St. John Properties

      On April 4, 2013, Ed St. John shared his personal stories and business insight about building one of the largest and most successful commercial real estate firms in the region.  

      Video