MBA Alumni Connect

Graduate School of Business Featured Alumna - Stephanie McCarty

Stephanie McCartySince 2007, Stephanie McCarty has been the Director of Human Resources at Mustang Fuel Corporation in Oklahoma City. Her job responsibilities include being responsible for all human resource activities, including strategic development and implementation of compensation and benefits, employee recruiting and retention, succession planning, company policies and procedures, performance reviews, employee development and training, and employment law compliance.

McCarty’s professional background includes nine years with Wiggin Properties as the Director of Administrative, Human Resource and IT Services as well as 12 years with Associated Wholesale Grocers as a Senior Analyst in the Information Technology department as well as Marketing Coordinator.

Since graduating from Oklahoma Christian’s MBA Program in December 2010, McCarty started teaching marketing courses for the MBA Program in the summer of 2011 and has been extremely influential in the development of the Human Resource Management track.

When asked what her favorite part of the MBA Program at Oklahoma Christian was, McCarty replied, “The team analysis done in Dr. Paul’s Strategic Management class. This project brought not only the fundamentals of business into play, but also encouraged innovative thinking and understanding of what can make a business successful.”

In addition to her MBA, McCarty holds an undergraduate degree from Missouri State University in Industrial Psychology and Management, a Masters from the University of Oklahoma in Human Relations, and holds her certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

Other MBA Alum News and Notes:

Jason Trout - OC MBA's 1,000th Graduate

The Graduate School of Business recently celebrated its 1,000th MBA graduate. Jason Trout was the 42nd person in line at the commencement ceremony, making him the 1,000th graduate of Oklahoma Christian University’s MBA program. We presented Jason with a graduation gift commemorating his place in our MBA’s history.

Jason is a great example of today’s MBA graduate. At the MBA reception prior to commencement, he was inducted into the Delta Mu Delta Honorary Business Administration Society. We are pleased to celebrate these milestones and welcome all our alumni to share their success stories and the challenges they face in their professional careers.

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