Use God-given gifts, LDS MBA Conference students told

by | Apr. 20, 2011

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In a corporate world driven by money, power and success in the office, 157 business students took a detour earlier this month to fill up on lessons in service, humility and happiness in the home. Latter-day Saint MBA students from nearly 30 of the world’s top business schools, including Harvard, Wharton and Stanford, gathered at Columbia University in New York City on April 8-9 for the first LDS MBA Conference.

Davis Smith, president of the LDS Student Association at Wharton Business School, along with classmates Evan McMullin and Brandon Peay, organized the event so future LDS business leaders could network.

“We created this conference as a way to find each other, connect and build bonds,” said McMullin. “We have an incredible opportunity to help each other professionally and personally. This is bigger than any career or business. We have the opportunity to have a great deal of influence where it really matters.”

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