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Two Thunderbird Alumni will be featured speakers on Monday, November 15 at Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Richard Rhodes, ‘95, is the founder of Rhodes Capital Management, Inc and Stephen Khan, ’93, is the owner of Anchor Bay Tile. The topic of discussion will be “Russia and Eastern Europe: Experiences in Emerging Markets.”
Rhodes’ background is in international corporate finance. From 1994 to 1999, he served as the Financial Director of Thunderbird’s Moscow-based corporate consulting group Center for Business Skills Development. Therafter, he served on WorldCom’s Strategic and Capital Planning teams, after which he went on to launch The Rhodes Report newsletter and Rhodes Capital Management, Inc. in 2001 and co-founded The CoffeeTree Fund LP in 2007. He is currently an investment strategist and portfolio manager for both.
Khan’s background is in telecom and entrepreneurship. After Thunderbird, he joined a startup wireless company, Celcore, and established their office in Moscow. After the company was acquired by Alcatal, Steve joined Qualcom in San Diego to handle sales of their products into former CIS markets with a focus on Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan. Steve now owns Anchor Bay Tile, which he runs as an ecommerce business, sourcing most products from China.
WHAT: “Russia and Eastern Europe: Experiences in Emerging Markets”
WHEN: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Monday, November 15
WHERE: Yount DLC, campus
SPONSOR: The Eastern European Culture Club and the Thunderbird Emerging Markets Business Association.