Collaborate with graduate business students, university administrators and Austin business leaders

The Graduate Business Student Association (GBSA) promotes increased awareness and access to career opportunities in management, helps grow students’ personal networks, develops leadership skills and promotes the benefits of postgraduate business education.

For additional details regarding the GBSA's structure, objectives and guiding principles, refer to the GBSA Constitution and Bylaws.

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Megan Montgomery, President

Megan is a summa cum laude graduate of St. Edward’s University with a degree in Theater Arts. She is an MBA candidate looking to bring balance to her academic background while building off of her experience in the workplace. Megan is currently a marketing assistant at the TMA Insurance Trust. She carries several Hubspot Academy certifications and enjoys the inbound methodology of marketing. Her team has earned multiple marketing method awards from the Professional Insurance Marketing Association. 

When she needs to unwind from the hustle and bustle of work and academic life, she enjoys rail travel, visiting museums and watercolor painting. She is also an AFAA-certified group fitness instructor at the YMCA of Austin and enjoys the balance fitness brings to her busy life.

Megan Montgomery Headshot

Luis Ramirez, Vice President

Luis Ramirez is from Houston, Texas. He moved to Austin in January 2018 to start the MBA program at St. Edward's University. Living in Austin has been a great experience so far for his family, he says. Luis has been married for eight years to his wife, Michelle, and they have a daughter named Lea, who will turn two next month. He is an avid Houston sports fan, especially for the Texans.

Luis received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston in Hotel and Restaurant Management, and he spent five years working in the hospitality industry. Currently, he works for Chase as a relationship banker and business specialist.

Luis Ramirez

Polina Anastassieva, Secretary

Brandon Neal, Treasurer

Maria Cheserem, Social Marketing Officer