Students may wake up to market management

Press Release

Barbara Morrison, of Wichita will present “Market Based Management:  The Science of Success” in a Wake Up With Washburn Breakfast Lecture set for 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center, Washburn University.

Morrison is director of project management for Koch Business Solutions, a privately-held firm that owns a diverse group of companies engaged in refining and chemicals, commodity and financial trading, fibers and polymers, and forest and consumer products.

She joined Koch in 1985 as an accountant and is now responsible for delivery of an information technology project portfolio totaling more than $50 million.

In her 25-year tenure with the company, she has held a variety of positions, including global controller for the trading business, which involved extensive international travel.

She earned a bachelor of business administration degree from Washburn in 1985.

The Wake Up With Washburn program, sponsored by Washburn’s Alumni Association and the School of Business, has been providing opportunities for students, campus and community members to hear from successful alumni since its inception in 1993.

Tickets are $12 for dues-paid members of the Washburn Alumni Association and $14 for non-members.

Reservations may be made by calling (785) 670-1641 or sending e-mail to [email protected].