Dr. Altaf Merchant, South Sound Magazine, Feb. 22, 2021

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Dean Altaf Merchant, Milgard School of Business at UW Tacoma

"Dr. Altaf Merchant, the now-interim dean of the Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington Tacoma (UWT), thought he would become an accountant, like his father. He tried it for about six months until he realized, “That’s not my calling.” He then got a master’s degree in marketing from the University of Mumbai in India and went on to work as a brand manager for products like Lysol, Aquafresh, Sara Lee, and more."

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Milgard staff, Shane Benoit / February 23, 2021
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UW Tacoma staff
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Milgard staff, Shane Benoit / South Sound Business staff