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PowerPoint Presentation - Beta Gamma Sigma


									Today’s Panelists
Robert Reid, President of Beta Gamma Sigma; Dean of the
College of Business at James Madison University
Paul Lebo, President of the Cleveland Area Alumni Chapter;
Portfolio Manager at Key Private Bank
Amber Nicholson, Director of Collegiate and Alumni
Operations, Beta Gamma Sigma
Robin Bueler, Associate, Affiliations/Corporate Relations,
Beta Gamma Sigma
Seth Treptow, Communications Director, Beta Gamma Sigma
Robert D. Reid
• President of Beta Gamma Sigma
• Dean of the College of Business at
  James Madison University
Growth of Beta Gamma Sigma
BGS inducted a record breaking
24,493 new members into the
Society in 2009-10

Now more than 650,000 lifetime
members of Beta Gamma Sigma

Thirteen new collegiate chapters installed in 2010 –
500 chapters total
The International Honor Society
 Chapters Recently Installed
 Outside the United States
 • City University London
 • Durham Business School
 • Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
 • Hong Kong Baptist University
 • Sogang University
BGS Chapters on Six Continents

       BGS Members in over 160 Countries
BGS Student Leadership Forum

                 Winter 2011 SLF
                 February 3-6, 2011 | Tampa, FL
BGS Student Leadership Forum
“The BGS Student Leadership Forum was so helpful in helping me
decide what type of person, professional, and leader I will be. I left
invigorated and motivated to apply what I learned – the value of
cooperative teamwork, goal setting, vision creation, and
self-awareness – to improve my community.”
Andrea Schronce - The University of North Carolina at

“I came here not knowing what to expect and was blown away by
what I got out of it. The caliber of students and speakers here are
unmatched compared to any other leadership I’ve attended in the
Nathan Schultz - Grand Valley State University
BGS Scholarship Program

More than $130,000 USD awarded in Collegiate Scholarships in 2009-10
 Over $1.5 million USD in scholarships awarded through this program
Beta Gamma Sigma celebrates
100 years of recognizing
Business Excellence

Getting Involved
Members interested in getting involved with
Centennial planning should contact Vicki
Klutts at
Mission of Beta Gamma Sigma
The mission of Beta
Gamma Sigma is to:
• Encourage and honor academic
 achievement in the study of
• To foster personal and
  professional excellence;
• To advance the values of the
• To serve its lifetime members.
Lifetime Membership in BGS
The benefits of your
Beta Gamma Sigma
membership do not
end when you leave
the college campus.

  BGS Membership is for a Lifetime
BGS Member Benefits
Discounted Publications:
 •   Black Enterprise
 •   Bloomberg Businessweek
 •   The Economist
 •   Financial Times (4 Week Free Trial)
 •   Fortune
 •   Harvard Business Review
 •   Money
 •   Wall Street Journal
 •   Wall Street Journal Asia
 •   The Week

Complimentary Publications:
 • DiversityInc.
BGS Member Benefits
Test Preparation Discount Offers:
 • Becker Professional Education
 • Kaplan and Kaplan Schweser Discounts
 • Princeton Review Discount Program
BGS Member Benefits
Professional Attire Offers
 Ann Taylor
 Brooks Brothers Corporate
 Membership Card Offer
 Jos. A Bank
 Men's Wearhouse
BGS Member Benefits
Insurance Offers:                          Other Offers:
 • GEICO Auto Insurance Program             • 1-800-FLOWERS.COM Discount Program
 • Health Insurance Options                 • 1-800-BASKETS.COM Discount Program
 • Long-Term Care Outreach and Education    • Apple Store
   Program                                  • BGS Automotive Discount Program - Carperks
Financial Services Offers:                  • BGS Cell Phone Discounts
 • Bank of America / BGS MasterCard ®       • BGS MyHomeBenefit - Moving Program
 • Bank of America Personal Checking        • BGS MyHome Benefit - Real Estate Program
 • BGS MyHomeBenefit - Mortgage Services    • Enterprise Car Sales
   Program                                  • Herff Jones, Official Jeweler of BGS
 • MBNA Canada / BGS MasterCard ®           • Pet Assure
Travel Offers:
 • Avis Car Rental Discount Program
 • Enterprise Business Rental Program
 • Travel Program
The Beta Gamma Sigma Career Resource Center
Career Advice
The “Best in Business”
Signal Your Achievement
 Proudly display your Beta
 Gamma Sigma membership
 on your resume

 Membership verification letters
 available from the BGS
 Central Office
Beta Gamma Sigma Members are…
…Highly Educated
  76% hold Master’s Degree
  or Higher

…Highly Affluent
  $156,300 USD Average
  Household Income

…High Ranking
  29% hold title of Senior Executive     Source: Bloomberg
                                       Businessweek Research
                                        Services, March 2008
Virtual Graduate School Fair
 Connecting the “Best in
 Business” with graduate
 schools looking to recruit
 the “Best.”

February 14-27, 2011
Connect with a Global
   Network of the
 “Best in Business”
 BGS Alumni Network Areas
     Atlanta             Los Angeles              St. Louis
     Boston          Minneapolis / St. Paul      San Diego
    Charlotte           New York City          San Francisco
     Chicago             New Zealand               Seattle
    Cleveland           North Germany          South Florida
Dallas / Ft. Worth       Philadelphia           South Texas
     Denver                Phoenix              Switzerland
  Hong Kong            Raleigh/Durham         Washington, D.C.

Networks in the works:
    Spain, Ecuador
  BGS Alumni Network Events
• Happy Hour/Networking Events
• Speaker Series Events
• Sporting Event Outings
• Charity/Volunteer Events
• Professional Development

And more…
Cleveland Area Alumni Chapter
Paul Lebo, President of the Cleveland Area Alumni
Chapter; Portfolio Manager at Key Private Bank
Technology & Innovation Conference
                      January 15, 2011
Full-day Saturday conference
   • Speakers included:
      • Ray Lugo, Executive Director of NASA Glenn
      • Marc Byrnes, Chairman & CEO of Oswald
      • Dean Ilijasic, Director of Consumer Innovation at KeyBank
   • Tremendous amount of community support,
     including sponsorships from:
       • Idea Center at Playhouse Square
       • Weatherhead School of Management
       • Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLC
   • Event also featured:
      • Case Study Competition for professionals
Professional Development
Regularly scheduled networking
and social events
    • NBA game
    • After-hours event
Mentorship Program
   • Mentors are usually executives
      or high-ranking academics
   • Mentees are BGS members starting their
   • One year program where mentors and
      mentees meet at least four times a year
Leadership Development
   • Opportunity to serve as an officer or committee
      member in the alumni chapter, a non-profit organization.
 Connect with Beta
Gamma Sigma online
Social Media Networks
Contact the Central Office
 Phone: 1-314-432-5650

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