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Finance Professor Honored by Knoxville Business Journal

January 8, 2015

Laura Seery Cole, director of the Masters Investment Learning Center at the Haslam College of Business, has been selected as one of the Greater Knoxville Business Journal’s 40 under Forty.

Cole has been recognized for her dedication to financial education both at the university and in the broader community. Under her leadership, the Masters Investment Learning Center has grown from 50 to nearly 1,000 students in just six years. Cole also heads the UT Investment Group, advises the CME Group’s Trading Challenge, and is a board member for the Women’s Fund of East Tennessee.

Each year 40 under Forty selects a group of young leaders promoting growth and change in Knoxville. The program seeks to highlight individuals in a breadth of career paths and industry fields representing the area’s business community.

To read Cole’s complete award profile, click here.

Haslam alumni who were honored include:

Brad Adams
Chrissy Newton Brooks (ProMBA)
Erin Wakefield Brownlee
Laura Seery Cole
Stephanie Bauer Daniel
Krissy Dealejandro
Jeremy Floyd
Erin Burns Freeman
Mary Shaffer Gill (current ProMBA)
Bryan Harper
Ryan Kelly
Anne Lezotte
Leah Walker McClanahan
Joseph Nother
Cortney Piper
Jonathan Sexton
Houston Smelcer
Betsy Smither
Ashley Stowe (ProMBA)
Brian Tapp
John Thurman