JEPSON:  Leadership  for change. to inspire. for impact. with purpose. for life.

They came to the nation’s first undergraduate school of leadership studies — not just to learn about leadership, but to become leaders.

Whether guiding teams or starting businesses of their own, Jepson graduates have been leading the way for 30 years.

In short: Jepson leaders succeed.

Leadership starts here

Established in 1992, Jepson was the first leadership degree program in the U.S.
Greg Efthimiou

Connecting entrepreneurs with digital tools to grow their businesses

Greg Efthimiou is vice president for public relations at GoDaddy, the nation’s largest website domain provider. He leads GoDaddy’s global public relations organization, which protects and enhances the company’s reputation through media relations, executive positioning, issue and crisis management, thought leadership, and content generation.


GoDaddy 2023 revenue


Website domains under GoDaddy’s management globally

Kianna Price Marshall headshot

Storytelling that drives community transformation

Kianna Price Marshall is vice president of advancement for the United Way of Roanoke Valley in Roanoke, Virginia. She spearheads efforts to raise money and awareness in support of the nonprofit’s mission to address the community’s most pressing needs. As the organization celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, she is highlighting its goal of helping 10,000 families reach financial stability by 2030.


donated to community collaborations and impact programs in 2023


adults connected to community health workers to access health resources in 2023

headshot of News Corp chief information security officer Billy O'Brien, '01

Protecting a media heavyweight from cybercrime

Billy O’Brien is chief information security officer at News Corp, a global media-and-information conglomerate whose brands include The Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Dow Jones Newswires, and HarperCollins Publishers among others. Managing cybersecurity teams on four continents, he ensures News Corp can deliver timely, accurate news and information by protecting it from cyberattack, exploitation, and manipulation.


News Corp revenues for fiscal year ending June 30, 2023


employees in News Corp’s global workforce

Connecticut State Representative Christopher Poulos, '97, seated in the chamber of the Connecticut House of Representatives

Bridging the gap between teachers and policymakers

Christopher Poulos is an award-winning instructional leader for the humanities and a Spanish teacher at Joel Barlow High School in Redding, Connecticut, and a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, where he represents District 81. During his inaugural General Assembly session in 2023, he brought his knowledge of public education and his commitment to collaboration and civility to the House chamber.


two-year bipartisan state budget approved by Connecticut General Assembly


registered voters in Connecticut House of Representatives District 81

Restaurateur Charlotte Denoyer

Whipping up a gourmet recipe for success

Charlotte Denoyer is an entrepreneur who, with her sister, Carrie, co-founded Cupped Desserts in 2019. The online business offers handmade chocolate mini cups in more than 20 flavors. A year ago, the two sisters opened a second business, Café Deux. The all-day café and restaurant in Harrison, New York, serves a French-American menu of breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. 


growth in Cupped Desserts monthly sales from 2021 to 2024


Café Deux awarded best burger in Harrison, New York

In addition to being outstanding teachers, our faculty members serve as resources for national and international media.