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<br /> The official magazine of the Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University<br /> VOL. 6, NO. 1, Digital 2017<br /> Kevin Hamm<br /> OSU graduate’s career<br /> brings him full circle<br /> PAGE 10<br /> TABLE OF CONTENTS<br /> New Business Building will unite all Spears School students, faculty and staff under one roof 5<br /> Going Big in Coming Home<br /> Sophomore Jeana Wilson discovers professional development as a way to help others 8<br /> Passion for Leadership<br /> Kevin Hamm credits his late dad, OSU’s business school for changing his life 10<br /> International Success Story<br /> Academia is the lifeblood of Spears School clinical associate professor of finance Tom Johansen 12<br /> A Tradition of Service<br /> Spears School students explore culture and business during study abroad trip 14<br /> Doing Business in Hong Kong<br /> Shelby Clanahan’s smiling face represents the personal ti<a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=1"> The official magazine of the Spears School of Busi</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=2"> TABLE OF CONTENTS New Business Buildin</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=3"> LETTER FROM THE DEAN G reetings, </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=4"> SPEARS BUSINESS Power Personal the </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=5"> GOING BIG IN COMING HOME New Business Building Wi</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=6"> COURTESY OF ELLIOTT + ASSOCIATES ARCHITECTS The </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=7"> Named Spaces Second Floor • Dr. B. Curtis H</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=8"> SPEARS BUSINESS / JORDAN PFEIFFER Passion for Le</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=9"> Above: Jeana Wilson being recognized as an Achafo</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=10"> COURTESY OF KEVIN HAMM In 2009, Hamm became the </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=11"> JORDAN PFEIFFER / SPEARS BUSINESS COURTESY OF KEV</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=12"> H e was born in the small town of Wa</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=13"> “I think the most rewarding thing about teaching </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=14"> A view of Hong Kong from Blueprint, an entreprenu</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=15"> I n 1996, when Shelby Clanahan first moved a</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=16"> Clanahan and her mother, Carol Lane, at an OSU Co</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=17"> Andy Blye poses with OSU President Burns Hargis. </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=18"> JAMES NEELEY / SPEARS BUSINESS New Energy OSU En</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=19"> BLAKE BRASOR / SPEARS BUSINESS Sharda inducted i</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=20"> “I am here because OSU has been such a nurturing </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=21"> Spears School’s Rick Wilson Receives OSU Outreach</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=22"> Three E </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=23"> A Lasting Impression John Bale left his mark as</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=24"> Upon graduating from high school, Bale decided to</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=25"> A Legacy of Giving Mike Hyatt’s generosity </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=26"> He has received many awards, including the AB Alc</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=27"> A Leader in Academia Pat O’Brien has left an impa</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=28"> After a few years in the U.S. Army (where he was </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=29"> Spears School welcomes new faculty Corey Baham</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Magazine - Digital 2017 Edition_temp page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d48f9338?page=30"> John Ro</a>