Cats in the Corner Office is the University of Arizona Alumni Association's award-winning online speaker series featuring conversations with highly accomplished Wildcats.

These live, interactive web events showcase exceptional UA alumni as they discuss their career journeys, share leadership lessons, and provide secrets to success with an audience of UA students and alumni from around the country.

The interview-style online events are a conversation with Melinda Burke, president of the UA Alumni Association, who also takes questions from the UA students and alumni in the online audience.



CASE District VII 2017 Silver Award

Alumni Relations: Best Use of Social Media/Technology


Featured Clips:


From the Blog:

• Career advice from Mister Car Wash CEO John Lai  |  Read the blog post

• 'Do great work and drive results,' Laura Miller, president of Chase small business solutions |  Read the blog post

• 'Bloom where you are planted,' highlights from Terry Lundgren, CEO of Macy's |  Read the blog post


With questions about access or to request any disability-related accommodations that will facilitate your full participation in this webinar such as ASL interpreting, captioned videos, Braille or electronic text, etc., contact Syndric Steptoe at or 520-626-4948.


Access complete on-demand recordings of all past Cats in the Corner Office interviews here.

J.A. Jance '66
Author of bestselling mystery novels
Laura Miller '94
President of Small Business Card for Chase
Terry J. Lundgren '75
Chairman and chief executive officer of Macy's, Inc.
John Lai '87
President and chief executive officer of Mister Car Wash
Mike McCarley '97
President of NBC Golf Channel
Jane Rojas '82
Senior vice president and financial adviser at Morgan Stanley
Jay Baer '92
President of Convince & Convert
Steve Kerr '88
Head coach of the Golden State Warriors
Richard Carranza '91
Superintendent of schools for the Houston Independent School District
Paul Moyer '64
Iconic Los Angeles newscaster
Melissa Vito '74
Senior vice president and senior vice provost, University of Arizona
Melany Berger '01
Social media influencer and award-winning blogger
Skyler Badenoch '00
CEO of Hope for Haiti
Dr. Robert C. Robbins
President, The University of Arizona

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