Bengal Business

Final Thursday of Every Month @ 7:30 p.m.

The Bengal Business Radio Show examines a wide range of business topics across industries and highlights the impact of our ISU College of Business faculty and alumni.  Each episode features an ISU College of Business alumni who is a senior executive at a leading organization sharing their experiences, thoughts on current business related events, and advice for business professionals and entrepreneurs.  In addition, each episode features an interview with an ISU College of Business professor where they discuss their research,  the impact it has on helping to solve current business problems and innovative things they are working on in the classroom.

For the December edition of Bengal Business Dr. Shane Hunt welcomes Tamela Gates May, Director of North America Security Channels for IBM, and Dr. Bob Houghton, Associate Dean of the ISU College of Business and Professor of Informatics. 


Dr. Shane Hunt welcomes Kristal Searle, CFO of Stinker Stores, to talk about the company's growth and how they've overcome challenges related to COVID-19. Hunt also welcomes Daniel Kim, a Health Care Administration professor at ISU to talk about the opportunities waiting for students in the healthcare field.


Dr. Shane Hunt meets with Michael Hayhurst, ISU Alumni and office managing partner at KPMG US. They talk about how COVID-19 has had an impact on accounting firms and throughout the economy. Also joining is Dr. Iris Buder, Professor of Economics at ISU to talk about her research into healthcare disparites that have worsened during the pandemic.


Dr. Shane Hunt interviews Don Zebe, an ISU College of Business Alum, about his career, the importance of sales and the impact of COVID-19 on real estate. Also joining Hunt is Dr. Alex Bolinger to talk about his new book, Role-Play Simulations.