WWU alumni return to share experiences

Two alumni of
William Woods University are returning to campus this week to share their career experiences
with current students as part of the Alumni Speakers
Series.

On Tuesday (March 27), Linda Bond Quinley, a 1983
WWU accounting graduate, will speak on
“From a $230 budget in college to a
$230 million budget
today-the journey from accounting intern to CFO.”
Her talk will be at noon in the Ivy Room
on the lower level of Tucker Dining Hall.

Quinley has been the chief financial officer
and treasurer to the
Board of
Education at Columbia Public Schools Treasurer to the
Board of
Education-Columbia Public Schools since July 2010.

She was the director of business services for the
Columbia Public Schools for four years before that and received the Outstanding Administrator of
the Year Award at the annual awards
banquet 2008.

The Alumni Speakers
Series continues Wednesday (March 28) when Kirstyn Wentzel,
a paralegal graduate, speaks
about “From the Courtroom to the
Kitchen””Pastry Chef” at 5 p.m. in the Ivy Room.

Wentzel will share her career
progress from paralegal to her passion,
pastry chef. A 2004 Depauw University history graduate, she
earned her paralegal
degree at WWU in 2006 and
studied baking and pastry arts at the Arts Institute International of Kansas City in 2011. She has
been assistant manager of Paciugo
Gelato in Leawood Kan.,
since 2009.