Jim Aaron, '87, Retailing
is VP of Merchandising for Carpet One Floor & Home — a retail business cooperative of 560 members.
William Dissen, '06, Master of International Hospitality and Tourism Management
is the executive chef and owner of The Market Place Restaurant in Asheville, Haymaker Restaurant in Charlotte, and Billy D's Fried Chicken in Asheboro, North Carolina.
Tiffany Ancharski, '18, Sport and Entertainment Management
earned her bachelor’s degree in sport and entertainment management in May. Her accomplishments in and out of the classroom, she earned a place as one of just six interns hired by the College Football Playoff out of hundreds of applicants from all over the country.
Ben Dietrich, '18, Hospitality Management
was hired as an assistant men’s golf coach at UofSC.
Sarah Brinks, ’17, Hospitality Management
was hired as sales manager by Liquid Catering in Greenville, S.C.
Rasheed Muhammad, '95, Retail Management
and his wife, Regina, have established a retailing scholarship fund, The Yahya Muhammad Endowed Scholarship Fund, named in honor of Rasheed’s father.
The Washington Capitals’ colors are red, white and blue, but behind the scenes with the newly crowned NHL champions, you’ll find plenty of garnet and black.
Quentin McElveen, '11, Hospitality Management
was recently featured on the LodgingLeaders podcast, episode 166, titled Create a Moment of Truth with Quentin McElveen. McElveen is director of operations for McKibbon Hospitality in Tampa, Fla.
Where they landed: Congratulations to the UofSC Class of 2018!
Many of our College of HRSM graduates are excited to start their new jobs or graduate school right after graduation, and here are a few highlights of what our newest alumni are doing next.
Aaron Henderson, ’13, Sport and Entertainment Management
At 26 years old, Henderson has become the youngest agent in the country to be certified by both the NFL and the NBA as a player-agent.
Rachel Roland, ’11, Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management
Rachel Roland is sales manager for the Hyatt Corporation’s Park Hyatt St. Kitts Christophe Harbour, which was recently featured in Forbes.
Maggie Skarich, '01, Hospitality Management
Maggie Skarich was featured in an article by OnMilwaukee.com about her newly launched meal delivery business, The Real Good Life.
Meredith McKellar Taylor, '08, Sport and Entertainment Management
Meredith McKellar Taylor was named Top New Financial Advisor in the NC/SC/GA region by Morgan Stanley.
Dylan Thompson, ’14, Sport and Entertainment Management
Sport and entertainment management alumnus and former UofSC quarterback Dylan Thompson has moved from gridiron to hardwood as director of player development for men's basketball at Charleston Southern.
Kyle Calhoun, ’17, Sport and Entertainment Management
Kyle Calhoun has been promoted to assistant general manager of the Lexington County Blowfish. Calhoun previously served as a group sales assistant for the team. His new role includes overseeing all phases of ticket operations.
Wesley Bryan, ’12, Retail Management
Wesley Bryan will play in the Masters this year. Bryan earned the invitation by winning the RBC Heritage tournament at Hilton Head last April for his first win on the PGA Tour.
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