Ruchi Watson is the Director of Special Projects at the David Eccles School of Business and has been the advisor for Graduate Women in Business student organization for the past two years. For more information on the Women in Business, click here

Ruchi writes: 

A few weeks ago, I had the honor of attending another one of our great Eccles School Women’s Alumni Events, this time a social gathering at local watering hole, Squatters Pub.  While much of the evening was filled with meeting friends old and new, sharing laughs, and eating great food, we also had the pleasure of hearing from a wonderful speaker in Kris Liacopoulos.


Kris (as I now feel like I can call her, even though we were only able to chat for a few minutes; she’s just that kind of person) is the Senior Vice President and General Manager for Fidelity Investments’ Regional Center in Salt Lake City.  Not only did she attend the Eccles School for both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees, but she is also the former Full-Time MBA Program Director – needless to say, she’s a great friend to the school.

Right off the bat, she shared her personal story with us, drawing us all into her