“Averett allowed me to network with a wide variety of professionals from different backgrounds who helped me expand my perspective, and further my personal growth” – Ryan Zuidema, MBA ‘02
Ryan Zuidema chose to complete his MBA at Averett because of the convenient online structure of our programs. The flexibility of his courses allowed him to stay engaged with his professors and classmates, while also completing all of his assignments in a timely manner. He was able to continue working full-time as he achieved his degree in just under two years.
Obtaining his MBA from Averett has allowed Ryan to excel in his profession and network, while giving him the knowledge to understand the importance of connectivity. Ryan’s degree has also given him the finance and leadership background he needs to complete annual budgets for his department, and to effectively manage over 200 employees on a daily basis. He has also received several awards and promotions after he obtained his MBA, including his most recent promotion as Chief of Police for Lynchburg Police Department.