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Innovators’ Pledge Profile: Jeff Bogan

Jeff Bogan (BBA ’02) is co-founder and CFO of Upgrade, Inc., a neobank that offers affordable and responsible credit to mainstream consumers through personal loans and cards with rewards. Upgrade also offers checking accounts and credit monitoring tools that help consumers better understand and manage their money. The company’s goal is to offer an online […]

Innovators’ Pledge Profile: Martin Moore

Martin (Marty) Moore (BS ’95, PHD ‘03) is co-founder and CEO of Meissa Vaccines, a private, clinical-stage, venture-backed biotech company focused on the advancement of vaccines for respiratory viruses. Meissa was founded in an effort to develop a pediatric vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Prior to cofounding Meissa, Marty was an Associate Professor at […]

Innovators’ Pledge Profile: David J. Mullen Jr.

David J. Mullen Jr. (ABJ ’77, MBA ’79) is Founding Partner of Altius Learning, a training and coaching firm specializing in working with financial advisors to grow and run more productive practices. Headquartered in Park City, Utah, the firm guides financial professionals through a process that translates their specific needs, ambitions and values into strategies […]

University honors leadership-level donors at 2018 Presidents Club Reception

The university hosted a reception on Sept. 28 to recognize fiscal year 2018 Presidents Club members. These leadership-level donors collectively contributed over $130 million to the Commit to Georgia Campaign in FY18. Over 900 members attended the event, which was held in the Tate Student Center Grand Hall. “With the dedication and support of the […]

Answering the Call

In the first year of the public phase of the Commit to Georgia Campaign, UGA donors set a new record in fundraising, contributing $227.8 million in new gifts and pledges. “When we launched the public phase of the campaign last fall, we called on our alumni and friends to help us expand the impact of […]

Wells Fargo awards UGA with a $50,000 grant as part of their Environmental Solutions for Communities program

As part of their long-standing partnership with the University of Georgia (UGA), Wells Fargo recently awarded UGA with a $50,000 grant as part of their Environmental Solutions for Communities program. In July 2016, Wells Fargo and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) awarded a $50,000 grant to UGA’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government (CVIOG) […]

Two UGA buildings named for business leaders

Written by David Dodson First published in UGA Today on May 5, 2017 Athens, Ga. – Two new University of Georgia buildings have been named in honor of donors with lasting connections to the Terry College of Business. Construction of Benson Hall and Moore-Rooker Hall is near completion as part of the second and largest […]