August, 2015

Alumni Spotlight: Joel Amata

Lake Effects Blog

Friday, August 28, 2015

Class of 2015 alum Jose Daniel Amata (Joel) shared some of the trepidation and adversity he experienced when he first applied for his MBA at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management in his valedictorian speech. In the end, he says this hard decision had a serious pay-off. We asked Jose to share his inspirational story with us.


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Insourcing: How to Find Hidden Talent within Your Organization

Lake Effects Blog

Thursday, August 06, 2015

For many corporations, outsourcing to acquire talent is a common practice, particularly if a specific skill set is not accessible within the organization. Outsourcing can present an advantage by connecting a business to valuable competencies from subcontractors who are specialists.


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LFGSM Remembers Joan Bailar, Former Board Chair and Faculty Member

Stasia Zwisler, VP of External Relations and Human Resources

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

It is with great sadness that we share with you the news that Joan Bailar, former Lake Forest Graduate School of Business Board Chair and faculty member, passed away at home on July 29 after a long illness. She is survived by her husband Ben Bailar.

Joan was a great lady, an exceptional business leader, beloved by all who knew her, and a devoted friend and champion of the Graduate School. She served on the LFGSM Board of Directors from 2006-2014, as Board Chair from 2009-2013, and was awarded the Distinguished Director Award in November 2013 for her outstanding leadership of the Board and her passion for education. While on the Board she served as Chair of the Degree Programs, Human Resources & Compensation and the Executive Committees.


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