Alumni Testimonials

Brian Holcombe

, Class of 2018
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The best part about Residency was learning the history and heritage of Norwich University and experiencing the landscape of Vermont.
Brian Holcombe, Class of 2018
Finance

Q: “Tell us about yourself.”
A: "I currently live in Indiana, where I was born and raised. Recently, I bought a house with my wife and two German Sheppard’s. I love to run OCRs, work on my Jeep, and go to shooting ranges."

Q: “Describe your professional experience?”
A: "After working on Governor Pence’s re-election campaign, I took a position with the Indiana Secretary of State. I have been promoted from the Deputy Director of Constituent Services to Executive Assistant and Office Manager."

Q: “What was your motivation for pursuing your degree?”
A: "I want to add to my work experience with an advanced degree to accelerate my career."

Q: “Prior to beginning your courses at Norwich, what were some of your expectations for an online degree program?”
A: "I was expecting to learn new ways to financially change the way cities look at their books. The staff at Norwich provided great support for when I got married, went on my honeymoon, got promoted and bought a house. I was given time on assignments.  "

Q: “What aspects of your Norwich experience will you carry most strongly with you?”
A: "The self-discipline to effectively time manage and maintain the excellence that Norwich expects."

Q: “How would you describe the Residency experience to future graduates?”
A: "An interesting opportunity to converse with classmates and professionals. My advice is to take every chance to network while on campus."