By Tom Ballard, Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurial Initiatives, Pershing Yoakley & Associates, P.C.
“There was so much I personally gained,” Kendra Wills said of her experience leading a team of MBA students from the University of Tennessee (UT) that worked during Spring Semester on a project for the Girl Scouts of the Council of the Southern Appalachians.
Describing it as a “consulting like experience,” the soon-to-graduate MBA student added that she did not expect to be selected for the leadership role.
“We had a great team,” Wills says. “We got along really well.”
The other members of her group were Mona Ahlhauser, Jessie Chou, Rachel McGill, and David Parham.
Their task was to help the Girl Scouts Council of the Southern Appalachians develop a plan to increase its number of adult volunteers.
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