Professional Development Organization



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Habib Bello '22

Welcome to PGN at the University of Michigan!

PGN is one of the largest co-ed business development organizations in the United States, encompassing a rich history dating back to its founding in 1924 at Northwestern University. We pride ourself on three pillars: professional, social, and philanthropy. As a member of PGN, you have access to a network of dynamic leaders, both on and off campus. Recent exclusive networking events include Deloitte, McKinsey, LinkedIn, Google, and Qualtrics.

With 100 members, we are a family that celebrates the individual. In addition to our professional offerings, we host social events and volunteer with numerous local organizations in order to build lasting friendships while giving back to our community.

Our motto, "Business through mindset, not just major," showcases our commitment to diversity. We encourage all majors to apply to further explore your business interest.

I hope you will continue browsing our website to learn more about who we are, what we stand for, and where you can fit in. If you have any questions, please contact me at We look forward to meeting you!

Habib Bello


PGN is a professional development organization that was founded in 1924. Since then, the organization has grown immensely, expanding to 20+ active chapters and drawing driven individuals from all majors and backgrounds to grow their professional and personal skills to better succeed in today's workplace and serve as tomorrow's leaders. Members dedicate themselves to PGN's three pillars: professionalism, social, and philanthropy.

At the University of Michigan, PGN is an excellent way to meet other strongly motivated business-inclined students on campus. Members specialize in a variety of fields by combining their business interests with their areas of expertise such as finance, marketing, entrepreneurship, music performance, engineering, law and more.

Our extensive alumni network offers an expansive platform to network and grow relationships with practicing professionals in many areas of interest. Some of our alumni currently work at:

PGN Alumni Network





Our organization consists of members who are motivated to develop themselves and each other professionally.
Our family-oriented culture stems from our social pillar, with a variety of events to build the strongĀ bonds all our membersĀ have.
Philanthropy events are a vital part of our weekly calendar, but we have also started two annual large-scale philanthropy events.