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.  gbsa.msb [at] (Email the GBSA)  |  Join the GBSA Facebook Group  |  Review the Meeting Minutes

Yvonne Michel, President

Megan Montgomery, Vice 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, Treasurer

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

Anne Morales, Marketing and Social Media Coordinator

Anne Morales is a native Austinite and attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Anne received a bachelor’s degree in German Language and Literature in 2005 and a doctorate degree in Physical Therapy in 2007. She currently works as a geriatric physical therapist and director of rehab in south Austin. Anne is also a wife to her husband of eight years and a mother to two daughters (Sophia, 6; Lilliana, 5).

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her daughters, watching them play their sports and traveling. Anne is an MBA candidate, planning to graduate in May 2019, and is looking forward to being involved as a GBSA officer this semester.

Christa Meza, Secretary