BNSF Neeley Leadership Blog

November 11, 2019

Alum Cleary Puchley

After graduating Magna Cum Laude with a BBA in Supply and Value Chain Management with an Emphasis in Leadership, I started as a Commodity Manager in Corporate Procurement with American Airlines.

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Cleary Puchley, 11/11/2019

NLP Alumni

October 22, 2019

Leadership in Business Today

Over fall break I traveled to Chicago with the Neeley Leadership Program to visit companies and learn from a diverse range of business professionals. Hearing about their experiences and what they wish they would have known at my age was eye-opening. 

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R.J. Finley, 10/22/2019

Program News, Neeley Leader, Career Impact

October 21, 2019

Chicago 2019

Neeley Leadership Program visited Chicago for site visits at Grosvenor Capital Management, Uptake, Groupon, Facebook, Coleman Foundation, American Planning Association, McGarry Bowen, US Foods, and BlackRock during TCU's fall break 2019. Class of 2021 leveraged a unique opportunity to develop meaningful conversations with a diverse range of industry leaders.

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Peter Kennedy, 10/21/2019

Program News, Neeley Leader, Career Impact

May 22, 2019

Churchill War Rooms

We concluded our last activity in London as a cohort by visiting the Churchill War Rooms. Out of all the activities we planned to do in London, I was most excited for this one because of the location’s significance to the history of Britain and World War II. To think I was in the exact same bunker where Winston Churchill safely survived the seemingly never-ending bombings by the Nazis and led Britain’s war efforts was fascinating.

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Michael Bowen, 5/22/2019

Neeley Leader

May 21, 2019

Amazon Visit in London

As college students, it seems only natural to depend upon next day delivery and those boxes with the blue smile and arrow - the amazon logo. I’m sure you all have a connection to the dominance of Amazon. This powerhouse has changed our expectations and pushed other companies to compete with their standards, otherwise known as the Amazon Effect.

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Erica Anderson, 5/21/2019

Neeley Leader

May 20, 2019

The Block that Does It All

“Inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow.” -LEGO

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Jordan Wellmann, 5/20/2019

Neeley Leader

May 19, 2019

Verb Brands

London corporate site visit to Verb Brands

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Rylie Keudell, 5/19/2019

February 15, 2019

Cabinet Update February

Updates from the cabinet members.

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Cabinet Members, 2/15/2019

Cabinet News

February 14, 2019

Recruitment in Full Swing

This past Monday we held our second event for this year’s NLP recruiting class. With another record-breaking attendance amount, I can’t wait to see what is in store for these next events of the semester. If there was one word to describe the event it is authentic.

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Erica Anderson, 2/14/2019

Program News, Cabinet News

February 4, 2019

Why NLP?

As we begin the semester, I'm thinking about our sophomore cohort and wondering how we got so lucky in choosing such a diverse, amazing, truly interesting group of students who will embody and perpetuate the Neeley Leadership Program (NLP).

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Susan Sledge, 2/4/2019

Program News

February 1, 2019

Sophomore Retreat

The past weekend the Class of 2021 attended our Sophomore Leadership Retreat. Our experiences throughout the weekend helped us develop four core values that we believe represent the identity of our cohort. These values are something our Cohort agreed to strive towards. Our hope is that these values will be recognized through the choices we make.

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Lizzie O'Connell and Harris Wilbanks, 2/1/2019

Program News, Neeley Leader

November 15, 2018

First Info Session

This past Monday, November 15, we hosted the first information session for this year’s recruiting season. This marked our first opportunity to present to freshmen the curriculum, resources, and opportunities afforded students by the program.

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Joe Spellmeyer, 11/15/2018

Program News, Neeley Leader

October 23, 2018

Chicago Site Visits

While in Chicago for Fall Break, the Neeley Leadership students got opportunities to visit companies.

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Program News, Career Impact

September 24, 2018

BNSF Corporate Visit

I couldn’t have been more proud of our Leaders than when we visited the BNSF headquarters on Friday, September 7th

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Susan Sledge, 9/24/2018

Program News, Career Impact

September 17, 2018

Welcome Back Dinner

Alex Shootman, CEO of Workfront, addressed the program during the fall Welcome Back Dinner.  Alex spoke about opportunity recognition, managing your personal brand and the value of making an impact personally and upon organizations. 

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Susan Sledge, 9/17/2018

Program News, Career Impact

September 10, 2018

NLP 10 Year Celebration

Plans are underway for the Neeley Leadership Program 10 Year Celebration to be held during TCU’s Homecoming weekend on October 19. 

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NLP Alumni, Celebrations

September 6, 2018


Employers will be able to easily view leadership talent on our website by using the Hire-A-Leader tab.  Users can filter by classification, major, and availability.  Direct links to student emails and LinkedIn profiles are readily available.  Friends of NLP are encouraged share this site with hiring managers.

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Susan Sledge, 9/6/2018

Program News, NLP Alumni, Career Impact

September 3, 2018

Senior Internship Review

Seniors provided an overview of their internships to the juniors during lab. A document has been uploaded into D2L with comments and contacts for use by the cohorts. Students are encouraged to network with L4s when seeking internship opportunities.

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Susan Sledge, 9/3/2018

Career Impact

August 30, 2018

Celebrating Job Offers

Congratulations to the following students for receiving job offers in August!

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Susan Sledge, 8/30/2018

Career Impact, Celebrations