Most people try to avoid emergencies. Birmingham’s Melissa Mayo dives into them. She seeks adventure travel, mountain climbing and helping people during big storms. After years of working in storm response and GIS (geographic information systems), Mayo fulfilled a lifelong dream by earning an online Executive MBA (EMBA) from the University of North Alabama’s award-winning program. Keep reading to find out why Mayo chose this path and how she fit an MBA into her action-packed lifestyle.
Recent economic disruptions might have you thinking more about how to protect your career. Homewood resident Spence Henderson took action that upleveled his career from a GIS analyst to his current role in a multinational Fortune 500 company. Hint: an award-winning online MBA from University of North Alabama was key to the equation. Keep reading for Henderson’s personal story.