Chance Correia Born and raised in Hawaii, Chance Correia’s dreams brought him to New Jersey and William Paterson. Wanting to succeed in business in New York City, Chance sought to advance his career possibilities by enrolling in the University’s rigorous MBA program. Guided by faculty mentors, Chance gained practical experience working on projects involving statistical analysis, professional financial writing, and real-world research. The critical thinking and problem solving skills he acquired through the University’s MBA program prepared him to build a successful career as lead project manager for Mullin TBG (A Prudential Financial Company). Amanda Kober Getting a job in one of the most sought-after industries isn’t easy. But Amanda Kober gave herself an incredibly strong advantage: a William Paterson MBA with a concentration in music management--one of only a few such programs offered in the United States. Through this unique specialized MBA program, Amanda took advantage of the University’s proximity to New York City, immersing herself in the industry environment and benefiting from relevant, real world internships. In addition, her professors brought to campus some of the biggest names in the music business. The opportunity to learn from professionals in the music management field and to build industry connections gave Amanda the experience she needed to stand out in a crowd of candidates. Today, she’s working for Sony Music Entertainment and credits her MBA from William Paterson with making all the difference in the world. Frank Franco After earning a B.S. in accounting at William Paterson, Frank Franco continued on to complete his MBA. The real world experience and leadership training his professors provided gave Frank the expertise to begin his career at the audit and tax firm KPMG. William Paterson required Frank to challenge himself, which in turn gave him the power to become a professional in his field.