Category: Oral Histories

Title: Technology CEO and investor Bud Colligan (SFS’76)

CEO Bud Colligan

Technology CEO and investor Bud Colligan (SFS’76) arrived at Georgetown never having visited the Hilltop. He had attended a Jesuit high school and knew he wanted to continue his education in the Jesuit tradition. “I flew to Washington, D.C. based on [Georgetown’s] reputation and based on the kinds of things I wanted to learn,” he says.

Once on campus, Colligan wasted no time exploring all that SFS had to offer. After founding Vital Vittles, now a well-known campus grocery store, Colligan discovered a passion for business and was able to able to take a number of finance classes that would become invaluable to his career.