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Hey U Podcast sits down with DPS Skis & Snowbird

Powder hounds! Do you ever wonder how the ski industry persuades consumers like you to choose their products and shred their slopes? Answers abound in the newest episode of the Hey U podcast, where Dan Pizza, Director of Marketing and Creative at DPS Skis, and Tess Hobbs, Director of Marketing at Snowbird, sit down with Eccles School students Whitney Hessler, Christian Carabajal, and [...]

2021-07-27T16:59:47-06:00July 27th, 2021|

Diving into Divvy: The Hey U podcast highlights a rapidly growing fintech

Did you know that Divvy saw 120% customer growth and more than 100% growth in platform spend last year? In the newest episode of “Hey U,” Eccles students Whitney Hessler and Christian Carabajal, and MaryAnne Hafen, Business Career Ambassador Program Manager, sit down with Woody Klemetson, VP of Sales for Divvy, a Utah-based company whose aim is to eliminate the expense report. Klemetson [...]

2021-06-07T19:14:37-06:00June 7th, 2021|

Check out the latest Hey U episode featuring Collective Health

In their most recent episode, the Hey U Podcast team interviews Jennifer Jacobs-Munson, vice president of member services and Utah site lead at Collective Health. The interview revolves around the complexities of a decades-old healthcare system and what companies like Collective Health are doing to both streamline and simplify healthcare administration. As college students begin the search for full-time careers after graduation, the [...]

2020-12-14T11:59:12-07:00December 14th, 2020|

New Hey U Episode! Northwestern Mutual: How to set yourself apart

In their most recent episode, the Hey U Podcast team had the opportunity to sit down with two representatives from Northwestern Mutual: Todd Grabner, managing partner at the firm, and Jared Shumway, director of internship development. Grabner and Shumway gave some valuable practical advice, speaking about topics such as financial planning, development of skills, and overall insight for students looking to get a [...]

2020-08-21T14:10:38-06:00August 21st, 2020|

Check out the first episode of the Office for Student Inclusion Podcast

The Office for Student Inclusion at the David Eccles School of Business recently launched the first episode of its student podcast. The Office for Student Inclusion Podcast highlights First Ascent and Opportunity Scholars alumni and their stories.  This episode features First Ascent Scholar Eric Jara as he sits down for a friendly discussion with recent alum James Mordue. In this 30-minute podcast, Mordue [...]

2020-08-17T10:54:53-06:00August 17th, 2020|

How Cotopaxi created a brand to support its mission

Outdoor gear company, Cotopaxi, is best-known for its brightly colored products and annual Questival scavenger hunt, a social media sensation. But, there’s far more to the company than meets the eye. They HeyU podcast team got an inside look at how Cotopaxi integrates its values and mission into its overall operation and marketing in an interview with Director of Brand and Impact, Annie Agle. [...]

2020-08-04T17:55:46-06:00June 15th, 2020|

Tune into HeyU, a business podcast made by students, for students

Business Career Services hosts a podcast called HeyU, created by students at the David Eccles School of Business. Although it caters primarily to students and recent alumni exploring the world of business and career-building, anyone looking to learn more about companies and building their careers can benefit. The podcast team regularly identifies employers and partners of the David Eccles School of Business, interviews them, [...]

2020-05-06T09:16:51-06:00May 5th, 2020|

Podcast: Why Salt Lake City should become an inland port

Natalie Gochnour, associate dean at the David Eccles School of Business and director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, discusses the importance of turning Salt Lake City into an inland port. Listen to the podcast or read the transcript below: Podcast Transcript: Nick Thiriot: Good afternoon and welcome. My name is Nick Thiriot, a communications specialist at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute [...]

2016-11-03T09:54:29-06:00November 3rd, 2016|

Eccles School professor’s new book helps companies grow and create value

We've all watched a company find a competitive advantage, dominate a market and then begin to falter. The companies that recovered were often ones that found new ways to create value. Todd Zenger, N. Eldon Tanner Chair in Strategy and Strategic Leadership and Presidential Professor at the David Eccles School of Business, has written the new book, Beyond Competitive Advantage: How to Solve the [...]

2021-03-03T10:01:16-07:00October 4th, 2016|

Michael Strain on the U.S. economy and where the country is headed

Recently, Dr. Michael Strain of the American Enterprise Institute joined the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute for a discussion about economics, trade deals and presidential plans. Check out the podcast or its transcript below to find out Strain's thoughts on the wage gap, the Trans-Pacific Partnership and more. Transcript: Nick Thiriot: Well good afternoon and welcome, my name is Nick Thiriot. I'm a Communications Specialist [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:50-07:00September 29th, 2016|