Poets and Quants Names Two Cox MBA Best and Brightest

by SMU Cox|

Congratulations to two members of the Cox Full-Time MBA Class of ’21, Bailey Bennett and Stacy C. Tubonemi, listed among the Poets and Quants "100 Best & Brightest MBAs: Class of 2021”, published today. 

After graduation, Bailey Bennett will be working as a senior consultant Deloitte Consulting, Strategy & Operation, where she did her internship. During her MBA program, she was active in numerous student organizations, including the Cox Consulting Club (as president), the MBA Consulting Association, and she was named to the BLC Cox Dean’s Circle/Distinguished Leader.

Stacy C. Tubonemi, who did her internship at AT&T, will continue working in AT&T in Dallas in the Finance Leadership Development Program (FLDP) as a senior financial analyst. Among her accomplishments during her MBA program, Stacy was named to the Texas Business Hall of Fame as a Future Business Legend, she served as President of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) SMU Chapter, and has been a Cox Graduate Honor Council Member since 2019. 

Now in its 7th year, the Best & Brightest celebrates what it describes as MBAs who are “the embodiments of excellence and the voices of their schools . . . leaders who rally; the mentors who champion; the visionaries who awaken; and the volunteers who shoulder the heaviest burdens.”