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How Two Recent Grads Followed Their Values to Start a Seven-Figure Business

Nik Hall and Garrett Adiar, Neeley grads and co-founders of Vitafive

 Garrett Adair ’16 and Nik Hall ’16 believe that the way to improve the future is through businesses that make life better. As students they founded a customized vitamin delivery service, Vitafive, and won cash to support it in TCU’s Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures® Competition. Read More The Neeley Institute for Entrepreneurship and… Read more »

How to lead with persistence, integrity and civility

L. Michelle Smith, speaker, writer and Bob Schieffer College of Communication alumna. Photo courtesy of L. Michelle Smith.

As a graduate student in the Bob Schieffer College of Communication, L. Michelle Smith learned how important it is for organizations to tell their stories authentically and inclusively. Now, as a director of public relations for AT&T Global Marketing Organization, her work gives voice to diversity and helps the company speak to nine diverse segments,… Read more »

How alumna Alex Snodgrass built a foodie empire on social media

    Alex Snodgrass ’10 is the foodie and healthy lifestyle blogger behind The Defined Dish. With an Instagram following nearing the 100k mark, she inspires others to live a healthy, balanced lifestyle by sharing her easy-to-prepare meals that never sacrifice flavor.   I grew up in a small north Texas town, so I knew I… Read more »