Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Anderson Students Take Top Prizes At National Competition

Starlight FUNiture owner Eric Nelson surrounded by graduate students who captured first prize in Las Vegas.

Congratulations to Professor Dimitri Kapelianis and his Starlight FUNiture LLC student team (Max Ebnother, Stacie Nowell, Peter Ray, Kevin Roybal, and Drew Wayner) for winning the National Championship (1st prize at the graduate level) in the Small Business Institute’s Case of the Year Competition in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The team won in the most competitive, comprehensive consulting category.

At the undergraduate level, Speakeasy LLC team ( Jennifer Walker, Christine Shields, Andres Perez, and Maximo Lopez), won 3rd prize (Business Plan Category).  This is the second year in a row that teams from Anderson have won.

At the same venue, the UNM Small Business Institute program was also awarded the prestigious ‘Showcase Program of the Year’ award.

Kudos to all!