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Executive Vice President, Able Global Partners and Contributing Editor,

Class of 1971

“English majors develop skill in writing and speaking – two critical skills for effective management. After completing a Master’s in English literature at UNC, I went on to various management positions. The skills of effective writing, analysis and critical thinking are absolutely essential when helping organizations raise funds or set a clear strategy.”


He received my Master’s degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1971, his thesis director was Siegfried Wenzel. He then went on to complete a PhD at the University of Iowa.

Now he is a contributing editor at Equities Magazine. His latest article was on financial insights from great poets: