Students Win Shopping Sprees to the Shops of Grand River

OMG winners Georgia Luch and Christopher DoakesOver 80 UAB Business students recently competed in the OMG Graduation Business Interview Competition by submitting an “Elevator Pitch” video and resume to UAB School of Business Career and Professional Development Services. 

Ten finalists (five male and five female) were selected to be interviewed and judged by a panel of Birmingham employers and members of the Society for Human Resource Management (BSHRM).  Finalists were judged on appearance and dress, resume, answers to five interview questions, and closing the interview. Winners of the competition were students Georgia Luch and Christopher Doakes.  Each won a $250 shopping spree to the Shops of Grand River Outlet Mall. 

OMG judges (L-R): Jamie Robinson, Andrea Goolsby, David Fortner, Eric Collins, Melva Tate, and Cathy Huldey

The School would like to thank the following employer judges and members of the BSHM who selected the winners:

(pictured left to right)

  • Jamie Robinson

Marketing Director, The Outlet Shops of Grand River

  • Andrea Goolsby

HR Director, Saks Fifth Avenue – BSHRM

  • David Fortner         

Talent Acquisition Specialist, Enterprise Holdings

  • Eric Collins

Senior Agency Field Specialist, State Farm

  • Melva Tate

President/Sr. Human Resource Consultant, Strategic HR Partnerships – BSHRM

  • Cathy Hulsey

VP of Human Resources & Legal Services, EPL, Inc. - BSHRM