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Lacy School of Business
Andre B. Lacy School of Business

LSB Corporate Partners

The Corporate Partners Program offers your company a customized program for recruitment and recognition while at the same time allowing you to demonstrate your commitment to Butler and our students through an annual gift to the college.

Giving levels range from $10,000 to $50,000 per year and are personalized to meet your company’s recruiting, marketing and giving goals. 

Our program promises to...

  • Make connections to our best and brightest students and faculty
  • Provide exclusive special events with students and key leaders
  • Give prominent visibility within the Lacy School of Business and Butler University

Your support will help us immerse you and your company into our curriculum and provide access to productive, well-educated students who are uniquely prepared for today’s global business environment. 

Our Corporate Partners Include These Distinguished Organizations 

Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual’s internship is ranked “One of America’s Top Ten Internships” for a good reason—it gives you real-world experience from Day One.

As a financial representative intern, you are trained and mentored by industry veterans who know what it takes to succeed. You learn how to run a practice from one of the most respected companies around. And you test drive a career where you can achieve your goals and have an impact on people’s lives.

“The ambition of the Northwestern Mutual Internship has been less to sell product than to develop people. Valuing quality above quantity, its aim is to empower students for personal and professional growth.”


FirstPerson is a benefit consulting firm based in Indianapolis that creates customized employer strategies that garner results. Their mission is to maximize and simplify benefit investments by organizing and connecting resources and information. They are a locally-owned private company with roots in Indiana that date back to 1968. They hire talented, energetic, and motivated individuals. They are not a typical employee benefits firm. FirstPerson puts people first.

FirstPerson is always looking for high-caliber employees from a range of backgrounds—health care, benefits, communications, and more. For a complete listing of current career opportunities and to submit an application, please visit our recruiting site. All open positions will be posted on the site.

Zotec Partners

Zotec Partners provides specialized billing services to the hospital-based specialty market. The company’s comprehensive medical billing and practice management services are designed to make operations more efficient and productive in medical offices. Zotec Partners’ flagship product, the Electronic Billing Center (EBC) practice management and billing software serves 5,500 physicians in 45 states.

Zotec Partners is committed to helping practices overcome their revenue cycle challenges, keeping their patients happy and bottom line healthy. For more information regarding general employment opportunities, please contact Linda Longfellow, director of human resources.

Vera Bradley

Guided by its founders, Patricia R. Miller and Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, Vera Bradley has earned a reputation as a leader in the gift industry. Creating stylish quilted cotton luggage, handbags and accessories, the company combines smart product designs with distinctive and colorful fabrics and trims. The demand for these unique handbags and luggage items has grown and so has Vera Bradley, which is now nationally and internationally recognized.

For over 20 more than 30 years, Vera Bradley has had a loyal following of customers who not only look forward to their lovely new fabrics and styles that are introduced each season, but who also appreciate the function and quality that is synonymous with its name.

Located in Fort Wayne, Indiana,Vera Bradley continues to remain steadfast in its commitment to excellent quality, exclusive designs and dependable customer service. For more information and inquiries regarding internships with Vera Bradley and full-time hiring, please contact Becky Morken, Human Resources Recruiting Manager.


PwC, the world’s largest accounting and professional services firm, has a culture and long history of providing its people with extensive development opportunities, an inclusive and respectful workplace environment, distinctive work/life programs and meaningful activities that support local communities. The firm understands that providing quality services to clients requires an ongoing commitment to its own people.

For the seventh consecutive year, PwC US has been named as one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. PwC ranks number 73 overall and number 23 among large companies on this year’s list, the 14th annual installment. PwC was also highlighted among companies seeking to hire the most people and organizations with the highest percentage of telecommuters. PwC has hired 32 Butler Bulldogs into four PwC offices over the last three years. For more information regarding employment opportunities, explore career opportunities at PwC.


BKD, LLP, one of the 10 largest CPA  and advisory firms in the U.S., providing expertise in consulting, tax, assurance and accounting outsourcing solutions to businesses, governmental entities, not-for-profit organizations and individuals.

BKD’s unmatched client service is provided by approximately 2,000 CPAs, advisors and dedicated staff serving clients in all 50 states and internationally. Beyond our knowledgeable solutions, BKD clients experience expertise, insight, ideas and attention to help them achieve their financial goals.

BKD Indianapolis is led by Managing Partner Robert J. Pruitt. and consists of approximately 230 personnel, including 30 partners, who provide CPA and advisory services to more than 5,500 clients and offer focused solutions for individuals, government and not-for-profits, manufacturing & distribution, construction, real estate, professional services and health care industries.

The mission of BKD is to always strive for excellence in providing services to clients, create rewarding career opportunities and maintain sound professional, business and financial standards. For opportunities within BKD contact Judy Raker, Recruiter at 317-383-4000.

Ernst & Young

Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, advisory services and strategic growth markets. It aims to have a positive impact on businesses and markets, as well as on society as a whole. Over 141,000 people comprise Ernst & Young’s foundation of success, working in over 70 locations in the United States, 11 being in the Midwest. It assembles the right multi-disciplinary team for every business, drawing on its global talent pool to help individuals achieve their potential. And with its global focus on 14 Global Industry Sectors, clients benefit from a market-leading global response to specific needs.  For more information or to see if Ernst & Young is the right fit for you, please visit  to learn more.

Defender Direct

Since its inception in 1998, DEFENDER Direct has emerged as a leading dealer for the home security brand ADT. As a result of its unprecedented growth, the company has expanded its residential services offerings to include Williams Comfort Air, a heating, cooling and plumbing company offering Carrier products. DEFENDER Direct employs more than 2,200 individuals in 48 states with over 140 branch offices nationwide.

At DEFENDER, your potential for growth is unlimited. You are given countless opportunities to develop your own skills and abilities to become a leader at work and in your personal life. From the moment you walk in the door as a DEFENDER employee, you work harder on yourself than you do your job. For opportunities within DEFENDER contact Dennis McCall.

MJ Insurance

Since 1964, MJ Insurance has grown to become one of the top 100 ranked insurance agencies in the nation. We’ve accomplished this by counseling our clients on ways to mitigate risk and providing comprehensive, tailored solutions that lessen their exposure to loss, all with one focus of helping them achieve their business and personal goals.

We value relationships because without them we can’t do what we do. In fact, it’s the trust, loyalty and integrity—the bonds we build with our clients, as well as within our organization and industry—that define us as a company. MJ exists to inspire the success, fulfillment and wellbeing of each person we serve!

For opportunities within MJ Insurance, contact Jon Loftin or visit for more information.