Katherine Gwaltney ’18 (marketing) and Rachel Herzog ’18 (entrepreneurship) will address graduating Mihaylo College students at commencement this Saturday.
Graduating seniors Katherine Gwaltney ’18 (marketing) and Rachel Herzog ’18 (entrepreneurship) look back on their years at Mihaylo College as a time of forging career paths, actively engaging in student organizations, achieving academic excellence and making a positive impact on the lives of other Titans.
With advice and inspiration for the class of 2018, Gwaltney will address students at the 8 a.m. ceremony, while Herzog while speak at the 5 p.m. event.
Katherine Gwaltney ’18: From Titan to Tech Companies
Gwaltney, who will begin an account executive role at Google Inc. in Ann Arbor, Michigan in July, held an enterprise account development manager intern role with Adobe in the San Francisco Bay Area last summer. She has been active on campus with Associated Students Inc. (ASI), the American Marketing Association and Zeta Tau Alpha, as well as serving as a senior resident advisor.
Drawn to the innovation of the tech companies, her Adobe internship played a pivotal role in helping Gwaltney identify her career aspirations. “At the end of my internship, I was sure I wanted to do marketing or B2B sales at a tech company but was unsure of how this would play out,” she says. “I quickly found that I would need to be one of the hardest-working people in the room to stand out. The learning curve was huge! I also saw how relationship-building is at the core of business.” Read More