NC State Jenkins MBA Graduates Receive 40 Under 40 Award

Rich Henderson And Damon Yudichak Honored By Triangle Business Journal

[USPRwire, Tue May 11 2010] The NC State Jenkins MBA ( has announced that graduates Rich Henderson, executive vice president of Audubon Environmental, and Damon Yudichak, CPA, have received the Triangle Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Leadership Award, which honors up-and-coming leaders under the age of 40 who are making a difference in the community. Individuals are chosen to receive this award based on business accomplishments, community involvement and significant career milestones. Henderson and Yudichak were presented with this award at the 40 Under 40 Awards gala on May 7 at the North Ridge Country Club.

“It is wonderful to see our former students being honored with such a prestigious award,” said Steve Allen, associate dean for graduate programs and research in the NC State College of Management. “Rich and Damon have made outstanding contributions within their industries while also giving back to the community. We are pleased that the education they received in the Jenkins MBA program at NC State provided them with the tools they needed to succeed.”

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- Henderson completed his MBA degree with a concentration in Services Management. He has 10 years of experience in business management, previously serving as regional account manager for SAS before joining Audubon Environmental.

- He is actively involved with the Boy Scouts of America, is founder and president of the nonprofit AE Land Trust, and serves locally in the Triangle ULI District Council for the Urban Land Institute.

- Yudichak received both his Bachelor of Science in accounting and his Masters of Business Administration from N.C. State University. He bought his first business, A-1 Cleaning, while he was still an undergraduate student at the university, and later went on to start his own CPA firm.

- He is a member of the North Carolina Association of Public Accountants, the American Institute of Public Accountants and the Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce, and serves on the Financial Literacy Council. Before pursuing his degree in accounting, he served in the United States Army.

The Jenkins Graduate School of Management is part of the North Carolina State University College of Management in Raleigh, N.C. In addition to the Jenkins MBA program, it offers graduate programs in accounting and economics. The Jenkins MBA program was established in 2002 to provide graduate management education with an emphasis on technology and innovation. Its real world approach to learning brings students, top educators and professionals together in a research- and technology-focused environment that supports the knowledge, skills and leadership development needed for today’s global marketplace. The Jenkins MBA program offers concentrations in biosciences management, entrepreneurship and technology commercialization, financial management, innovation management, marketing management, services management and consulting, and supply chain management for both full- and part-time students. Consistently rated among the top 75 MBA programs, the Jenkins MBA continues to receive national and international attention for its commitment to quality education and research. For more information, visit

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