MBA Reception features panel on Shale Boom

The Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University holds the first MBA Professional Development and Networking Reception on Wednesday, May 21, featuring a panel discussion on Ohio’s Shale Boom.

The event in Williamson Hall starts with the panel discussion at 6 p.m. followed by a reception at 7:15 p.m.

The panel will address the economic opportunities that the exploration of shale resources are creating in Ohio, the far-reaching economic effects along the supply chain, as well as job opportunities arising from the oil and gas development in Ohio’s Utica and Marcellus Shale formations. Panelists include Mike Chadsey, director of Public Relations for the Ohio Oil and Gas Association; Shawn Bennett, director of Energy for In Depth Ohio, and Sarah Boyarko, vice president of Economic Development, North America, for the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber.

Make reservations online at by Friday, May 16, or call the Office of the Dean at 330-941-3064. There is a $10 fee to attend.