Beta Gamma Sigma is an international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International.
Four objectives support the society's mission:
- Encourage and honor academic achievement by business and management students through chapters in business programs accredited by AACSB International.
- Develop Beta Gamma Sigma members as student and professional leaders, and celebrate continuing leadership and excellence
- Foster in Beta Gamma Sigma members an enduring commitment to the founding principles and values of the Society: honor and integrity, the pursuit of wisdom, earnestness, and service
- Connect Beta Gamma Sigma student and alumni members to each other and opportunities in their professional lives.
If you're a business student, set a goal to become a Beta Gamma Sigma member. Membership is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in an undergraduate, master's or doctoral program at a school accredited by AACSB International. Students are chosen by the faculty of their business schools to be invited to membership in the society. To be eligible for invitation, students must a) be enrolled in a business program at a school accredited by AACSB International that has a chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma; and b) be in the upper 10 percent of the junior class (second semester), upper 10 percent of the senior class, upper 20 percent of the graduating master's class, or completed all requirements to receive a doctorate.
Dr. Steven S. Dionne
Dr. Dionne is a clinical assistant professor of management at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business. He received his doctorate from the Saїd Business School at the University of Oxford and has previously worked as a management consultant. Steven has acted as a faculty adviser on various case competitions, including the National Black MBA Association and the National Diversity Case Competition. His research on strategic decision-making has been presented at various international conferences, such as the Strategic Management Society, the Academy of Management, the International Council for Small Business, and the Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics. A recent article in the Journal of Small Business Management examines the role of heuristics in private-equity investments. Current research has examined readiness for autonomous driving technology in the trucking industry, with presentations in Cairo and London.
Victoria A. Pommells
Victoria Pommells is a junior at Georgia State University studying Actuarial Science. She has been awarded a spot on the President’s List five times since starting her studies at Georgia State University in 2018. Victoria participates in two Robinson College Signature Programs: Women Lead and the Joiner Achievement Academy. She is also an active Actuarial Student Association member and holds a position on the Executive Board for the Gamma Iota Sigma Zeta Chapter. Outside of school, Victoria has worked with the City of Atlanta as a Finance intern and recently participated in the Casualty Actuarial Society’s summer program. In addition, she received the IEF Study Abroad Scholarship in 2019, allowing her to study in Costa Rica and improve her proficiency in Spanish. Moreover, she was accepted into an auditing internship program led by BDO London, the fifth-largest accounting firm in the world, set to take place in the summer of 2020. However, the program was suspended due to COVID-19 concerns. After graduation, Victoria plans to work in the actuarial field, specializing in the property and casualty sector and hopes to earn her Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) designation.
Chapter Vice President
Nneoma D. Emeka
Nneoma Emeka is a determined, hardworking junior pursuing a Finance degree at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business (Georgia State University). She is highly passionate about problem-solving, which has assisted her in leveraging her creative and strategic thinking strengths to bring a unique and fresh perspective to any situation. This love of strategic problem solving led Nneoma to focus her interests in consulting, strategy operations, and business development. Nneoma has accumulated hands-on experience through customer-facing roles at Apple and Hyland Software to pursue these interests. Nneoma has also participated in leadership programs hosted by consulting companies, such as PwC, Protiviti, and the Boston Consulting Group. In August 2021, she participated in an Exxon-sponsored ELC Diversity Case Competition and secured first place out of twenty-four teams. She is an active member of Management Leadership for Tomorrow, SEO Success, and The Executive Leadership Council. She is also a creative at heart and enjoys photography, creative writing, exploring museums, and giving back to her immediate community.