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Citadel Grows MBA Program

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Online learning was already a thing before the pandemic in the college world.  And it seems destined to grow even further as a result of the pandemic.  Our next guest’s institution is making strides toward that end with their online MBA program.

Mike Switzer interviews Jeremy Bennett, Director of Graduate and College Transfer Programs, and Assistant Professor for the Tommy and Victoria Baker School of Business at The Citadel in Charleston, SC.

After almost 20 years, Mike Switzer retired from Wells Fargo Securities in 2001 as Senior Vice President/Investment Officer and Certified Portfolio Manager. In 1999, he and his wife, Maggie, purchased and operated for eight years the Baskin Robbins ice cream store on Forest Drive in Columbia. They grew the store from a bottom-tier operation in the Baskin Robbins franchise system to one in the top 5% nationwide within three years, tripling sales along the way. While operating the ice cream store, Mike and Maggie received patents for a portable ice cream sink and fold-down sneezeguard they invented and in 2002 started Magnolia Carts, an ice cream cart manufacturing company, which they sold in 2013.