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Beth Ferrick

Beth Ferrick

Vice president, HR | Bayer | Class of 2001

On a 6,370-acre campus with more than 40,000 students, it was a professor’s personal touch that won Beth Ferrick over.

Here’s to you, Michael LeRoy.

“Professor LeRoy was a significant part of why I chose (what was then known as the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations) program,” Ferrick (MILR ’01, human resources) says from New Jersey, where she’s vice president of HR at Bayer after previous stops at Pfizer and Honeywell.

“He reached out to talk to me about the program and helped me make some connections to attain a tremendous HR internship opportunity at General Mills before I started in the program.

“He treated me like family and that personal touch set the ILIR program apart.”