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Financial Consultant to Meet with UW MBA Students Nov. 17

November 15, 2017

A financial consultant will discuss the framework for finance leadership and executive decision making with University of Wyoming Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program students Friday, Nov. 17.

Terry Thompson will talk about financial topics as part of the MBA Program’s Executive Speaker Series. He has an extensive 30-year background in global financial management, which includes Fortune 500 companies and also startup ventures. During his career, Thompson has thrived in a range of industries, including oil and gas, communications, software services and aerospace defense.

Thompson has held leadership positions with Conoco Inc., Northrop Grumman, Dish Network, CSG Systems and Microsoft. While at Microsoft, his accounting and finance functions supported the company’s software licensing business operations, which had an annual software revenue of more than $40 billion.

His business career has taken him throughout the United States and around the world, including Norway, Ireland, Puerto Rico and Singapore. Thompson graduated from the UW College of Business with a degree in finance and received his MBA from Pepperdine University.

The UW MBA Program is currently accepting applications for the 2018 fall semester and will admit qualified students on a rolling basis until the cohort group is filled or June 30, whichever comes first, says Tanner Parmely, MBA Program coordinator.

For more information, call Parmely at (307) 766-2449 or email

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