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Graduate Testimonials

What alumni share can give you important insight about Beacom School of Business. Read on to find out what our recent graduates have to say about their Beacom experiences.

Nick Bentele
Nick Bentele
Business Banker
The First National Bank, Sioux Falls, SD

"The breadth and depth of knowledge gained through the MBA program has changed the way I see the business world." Read More>
Jered Bowers
Jared Bowers
Portfolio Analyst
Avalon Capital Group, North Sioux City, SD

"Involvement in the student investment group, Coyote Capital Management, gave me the experience I needed to get a fantastic job even before I graduated."  Read More>

Courtney Deinert
Courtney Deinert
Product Marketing
Redknee Inc., Mississauga, ON, Canada 

"The Beacom faculty is incredible—top notch educators who push students to achieve their fullest, individual potential." Read More>

John Haan
John Haan
Commercial Credit Analyst
Bank of the West, Sioux Falls, SD

"What convinced me to pursue the MBA program at Beacom was the convenience of the program. " Read More>
Evan Hegge
Evan Hegge
Experienced Associate
PricewaterhouseCoopers, Scottsdale, AZ

"The ability to network and gain a true insight for what I need  ... have prepared me for my future and put me ahead of the curve." Read More>

McKenzie Heyl
Mackenzie Heyl
Tax Associate
Eide Bailly, LLP, Sioux Falls, SD

"The faculty really cares about each student's progress in the class." Read More> 
David Janssen
David Janssen
Portfolio Analyst - Global Rates and Currency Team
Columbia Management, Minneapolis, MN

"The quality of the education you get at Beacom is world class, but the price is very affordable." Read More>
Grant Lueders
Grant Lueders
Marketing Representative Trainee
Federated Insurance, Owatonna, MN
"Beacom prepared me with the most important skill a business person needs - networking." Read More> 

Megan Maassen
Megan Maassen, CPA
Federal Tax Associate, KPMG, Minneapolis

"Networking and being active on campus are the most important things students should take advantage of while in school.  Being involved ... allowed me to strengthen my organization, communication, and networking skills." Read More>

Jennifer Murtha
Jennifer Murtha
Staff Accountant
Schoenfish & Co. Inc., Parkston, SD

"I passed all four sections of the CPA exam on my first try, success I credit, in part, to the rigorous classes at the Beacom School." Read More>

Seth Pederson
Seth Peterson
Senior Internal Audit Manager
MetaBank, Sioux Falls, SD

"Very competitive tuition with excellent teaching." Read More>

Jerry Rodriguez
Jerry Rodriguez
Audit Associate
KPMG, Omaha, NE (Sept. 2014)

" Beacom provided me opportunities to meet potential employers and helped me build my network." Read More>
Tyler Stewart
Tyler Stewart
Trust Portfolio Manager
Home Federal Bank, Sioux Falls, SD

"My internship turned into a full-time position after graduation. " Read More>
Adam Schwab
Adam Schwab
CFA, CPA, Portfolio Manager
Elgethun Capital Management, Sioux Falls, SD

"Beacom faculty value students who want to go beyond classroom learning. Taking these opportunities will put you at the front after graduation." Read More>