How to Succeed in Business with an English Major

  • Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Hear from Carolina English majors and leaders in the business sector joined by the person whose role is to help English majors find jobs. Learn how our alums used their English major skills to succeed in business—and why these leaders like to hire English majors! Gain insight and advice as they share their stories—and ask them questions.



  • David Gardner, Co-founder of Motley Fool
  • Lucrecia Moore, Senior Company Counsel for Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
  • Brad Wilson, Founder of Wilson Strategic Consulting, LLC; former CEO of BCBS
  • Sallie Shuping Russell, long-time Managing Director of BlackRock Private Equity Partners
  • Tierney Bates, Interim Director of University Career Services, UNC-Chapel Hill


Sponsored by The Department of English and Comparative Literature and UNC Development Office’s Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Industry Relations and Talent Management

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