Charles Bowers

    Charles Bowers

    Class Year: ’03

    Majors: Business Administration, Marketing

    Current Hometown: Waukegan, Ill.


    Senior Premier Banker at BMO Harris Bank in Fox Lake, Ill.

    “The liberal arts curriculum at Carthage expanded my understanding of the world around me and provided me with the skills to adapt to and understand how to work with people from all walks of life.”

    Rodrick Frazier ?95

    Rodrick Frazier

    Class Year: ’95

    Majors: Marketing and Business Administration

    Current Hometown: Brandon, Florida


    ERP Administrator at Lindsay Corporation

    “I believe working in small teams to get things done in my business and marketing classes directly transferred into the small teams I worked with for multiple employers during my career.”

    Brad Harmon ?11

    Brad Harmon

    Class Year: ’11

    Majors: Marketing and Business Administration

    Current Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina


    Industry Sales Executive at Oracle

    “Carthage prepared me for all elements of business because of the College’s extensive curriculum on writing, speaking, communication, and problem-solving.”

    Keena Johnson ?06

    Keena Johnson

    Class Year: ’06

    Majors: Accounting, Business

    Current Hometown: Chicago, Ill.


    Controller at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago

    “My hospital was able to manage the COVID-19 crisis as well as any hospital in the nation. I like to think that my background at Carthage prepared me for these types of moments.”

    Nancy Lyon

    Nancy Lyon

    Class Year: ’78

    Majors: Business Administration, Accounting

    Current Hometown: Glenview, Ill.


    Retired senior wealth strategist

    ”My liberal arts education prepared me for law school and for succeeding in a male-dominated career in law and financial services”

    Christy (Yerga) Miller ?99

    Christy (Yerga) Miller

    Class Year: ’99

    Majors: Business, Management, and Marketing

    Current Hometown: Milwaukee, Wis.


    Director of Development at PEARLS for Teen Girls, Inc.

    “I developed confidence in myself while at Carthage — confidence that has carried me through the peaks and valleys of my life and career.”

    Kaela Munster Oramas ?10

    Kaela Munster Oramas

    Class Year: ’10

    Majors: Accounting and Business Administration

    Current Hometown: Cape Coral, Florida


    Senior Manager — National State and Local Tax, Real Estate at Ernst & Young, LLP

    “Carthage helped shape me into the person I am today — allowing me to grow as a professional, seek opportunities, and build a path to my future.”

    Krystle Turner ?07

    Krystle Turner

    Class Year: ’07

    Majors: Spanish and Business Administration

    Current Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada


    MTSS Coordinator at Beacon Academy of Nevada

    “Joining clubs and a sorority allowed me to get out of my shell, learn more about others, work with diverse groups of people, build community, and have a voice.”