What Executives Say

Marriott School students are top-notch. They're bright, hardworking, and smart. But don't take our word for it. Let some of today's top executives tell you why BYU is the place to find some of your best employees.


"You will not find a better group of graduates than those educated and trained at the Marriott School of Management.... Their second-language capability and international experience are unequaled by any other business school."

— Nolan Archibald
Executive Chairman, Stanley Black & Decker

"BYU students are trailblazers. They approach problems with open minds and are eager to find creative solutions. I'm impressed with their dedication to innovation."

— Fraser Bullock
Founder/Managing Director, Sorenson Capital

"Graduates come away from the Marriott School with a very high ethical standard. You don't have to worry about what's underneath the résumé."

— Frank Crespo
Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer, Caterpillar Inc.

"One thing that differentiates the Marriott School is the experience of the student body.... Since business is conducted in a global framework, hiring people who have had real life experience in a variety of countries with a variety of languages allows for a more effective, deeper relationship with the clients."

— Linda Daines
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

"The school offers mature individuals. Most graduates come out of school with an understanding of what it takes to work hard. They are very strong when it comes to figuring out and solving problems. They are ready to make a contribution."

— Reed Maughan
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

"From my experience, communication and analytical skills are the strongest differentiators between students at BYU and those at other universities. Students take multiple classes that develop and hone these talents, which make BYU grads valuable employees."

— Eric Varvel
CEO, Credit Suisse Investment Bank