Allin Chandler, '68 BS Education, '72 Master of Education, '74 Educational Specialist, is retired. He worked for the Clark County Association of School Administrators from 1991 to 2012. From 1964 to 1990 he worked for the Clark County School District.
Diana Armstrong Winn, '68 BA English, just celebrated her third year as operations manager at Rebuilding Together Southern Nevada, an organization that provides home repair, accessibility modifications, and energy conservation services for low-income homeowners. On the most recent National Rebuilding Day, 20 homes were "adopted," including one that was rehabbed by a team from UNLV. Her hobbies include Zumba, turbo kickboxing, and Pilates.
Jenny Weingarten Batlay, '71 BA French, '72 MA French, is a professor of French, a writer, and a portrait artist. She has one daughter, Marcelline Block. Her hobbies include playing the piano, singing, and writing poetry. She lives in New York City.
Steven Stucker, '71 BS Accounting, is an attorney. He received his law degree from Southern Methodist University and was admitted to the Nevada Bar in 1974 and the Idaho Bar in 1979. He is married and has two children, five grandchildren, and two more on the way. He lives in Reno.
Earl Sheehy, '74 BS Hotel Administration, became the CEO of Missouri's Ray County Memorial Hospital in June. He lives in Richmond.
Gina Ameci, '77 BS Hotel Administration, is a partner in the Philadelphia law firm of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney. She is a member of the firm's labor and employment law section. Traveling is her hobby. She and her husband, Steve Rhykerd, live in Norristown.
Vickie Turner, '77 BS Business Administration, is an attorney and partner with Wilson Turner Kosmo, one of the largest law firms in Southern California owned by women. Her practice includes defending corporations in complex litigation filed throughout the state. In July, she was elected chair of the commercial law section of the National Bar Association. Her hobbies include gardening and working with youth programs. She and her husband, George, have three adult sons. The couple lives in Chula Vista.
Michael Bonner, '78 BS Business Administration, has been recognized in the 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in America in three areas -- corporate law, gaming law, and mergers & acquisitions law. Inclusion is based entirely on peer-review, a methodology designed to capture as accurately as possible the consensus opinion of lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical and legal practice areas. He is the managing shareholder of the Las Vegas office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig. He is one of 14 lawyers from the Las Vegas office to be included in Best Lawyers.
Mark Ferrario, '78 BS Business Administration, has been recognized in the 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in America in five litigation areas -- commercial, banking and finance, construction, labor and employment, and real estate. He also was recognized as the 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" for banking and finance litigation in Las Vegas by Best Lawyers. Only one attorney is recognized as such in each practice area and metropolitan area. He is a shareholder in the Las Vegas office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig.
Dan Fischer, '79 BA Chemistry, '90 MS Environmental Analytical Chemistry, is general manager of the Clark County Water Reclamation District. He was the first person to receive a master's degree from UNLV's chemistry department. He oversees the operations, maintenance, and performance of seven treatment facilities serving unincorporated Clark County, including the communities of Blue Diamond, Indian Springs, Laughlin, Moapa Valley, and Searchlight. Combined, the treatment facilities receive, treat, and reclaim more than 100 million gallons of wastewater each day. In 1997, he received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from UNLV's College of Sciences. While at UNLV he was a pitcher on the baseball team. In 1979, he was drafted by the Kansas City Royals and played for more than three seasons for the AAA team in Omaha, Neb.
Ronald Hedger, '79 BA Psychology, is assistant dean of clinical skills training at Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine. He also is president of the Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine. His hobbies include communications and television production. He lives in Henderson.
David Robeck, '79 BS Finance, '87 MBA, is the author of the book WILL WORK FOR... The Untold Stories of Homelessness. Using the stories of more than 40 people, he explores the fundamental causes of homelessness. He then challenges common strategies of managing the homeless population while confronting the wider consequences the strategies may produce. Previously, he spent 25 years as a banker and served as executive director of two nonprofit organizations in Las Vegas. He was the first UNLV graduate to serve in the Peace Corps in Russia. After returning to Las Vegas he adopted four special needs sons from Russian orphanages as a single father.
Gwen Rutar Mullins, '84 BA English, was included in the 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Selection is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. Corporate Counsel has called it the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice. She practices construction law with Howard & Howard in Las Vegas.
Robert "Woody" Sorrell, '84 BS Hotel Administration, works at UGA Paralegal as a legal assistant in criminal litigation. Previously, he spent more than 35 years in banking and finance. He at one time worked for the Royal Bank of Scotland. He has lived in Boston, Atlanta, and Edinburgh, Scotland. His hobbies include world travel, gourmet cooking, attending sporting events, reading novels and biographies, and gardening. He is a Braves and Red Sox fan. He has three grown sons and three grandchildren. He lives in Athens, Ga.
Amy Harris Gardner Wills, '85 BS Education, '92 MA History, is a special education facilitator with the education management systems department of the Clark County School District. She provides training and technical support for all employees using Web-based documentation such as individualized education programs for students with disabilities and progress monitoring for all students. Her hobbies include attending UNLV football and basketball games and riding her Harley Davidson Softail Deluxe. Riding to South Dakota to see Mt. Rushmore is on her bucket list. She has two children, a son, Geoffrey Gardner, '14 BS Computer Science, and a daughter, Saundra. She also has two stepsons, Brennan Wills and Garrison Wills. She and her husband, Ben, live in Henderson.
Mike Thompson, '87 Master of Education, is principal of North Cache Center School, which serves eighth- and ninth-grade students in Richmond, Utah. His hobbies include fishing, skiing, and spending time with his family. He and his wife, Sue, live in Smithfield.
Matthew Harter, '88 BS Business Administration, is running for re-election as a judge in District Court, Family Division, Department N. The native Nevadan is married and has eight children. Replying to a question about hobbies, he referred to his "eight children" answer and responded, "No time." He lives in Logandale.
Susan Katz, '88 BS Hotel Administration, pursues hobbies such as going to the gym, scrapbooking, and traveling. She lives in Irvine, Calif.
Jeff Grace, '89 BS Finance, is CEO of NetEffect, an IT service provider that recently merged with uptimeLV. Service upgrades resulting from the merger include more resources and greater efficiencies, improved strategic IT consulting, more personalized customer service, and expanded hours. He is married to Dina Phayre, '09 AS Radiography.
Mike Mixer, '89 BS Hotel Administration, '89 BS Business Administration, was selected to co-lead the Colliers International USA Hotel Group. He is the executive managing director and cofounder of the Colliers International Las Vegas office, the leading full-service commercial real estate firm in Southern Nevada. An expert in the resort and gaming market, Mixer's expertise has been used by many of the top development and investment firms throughout the world.
Colin E. Humphrey, '90 MS Educational Psychology, '94 MFA Theatre Arts, is the clinical director for Sunrise Behavioral Healthcare.
Robert "Kim" Blanchard, '91 MS Hotel Administration, is a high school special education teacher in a PASS (Positive Approach to Student Success) program. He lives in Katy, Texas.
Wendy Goldstein Gelbart, '92 BS Business Administration, '09 Master of Education, has launched The Spot Las Vegas, a weekly email guide to "free and frugal" events in Southern Nevada. It includes up-to-the-moment information on everything from free concerts to car shows to family-friendly activities. A teacher with the Clark County School District, she also co-owns Yellow Bucket Janitorial, a commercial cleaning service, with her husband. Enjoying Las Vegas shows is her hobby.
Tim Delaney, '94 PhD Sociology, is chair of the sociology department at the State University of New York, Oswego. He has edited 15 books and numerous journal articles. His hobbies include traveling, attending sporting events, and keeping up with popular culture. He lives in Auburn.
Linda Marie Gray Norcross, '94 BA Political Science, '04 JD, recently joined the firm of Howard & Howard as a partner in the intellectual property practice group. Her practice focuses primarily on trademark law and related intellectual property rights, such as copyright and rights of publicity. She also was named to the 2014 Mountain States "Super Lawyers" list.
Gina Gallardo Tolomeo, '94 BA Communication Studies, recently became vice president of aftermarket sales for Pearson Packaging Systems. Previously, she served as aftermarket parts manager for FleetwoodGoldcoWyard for its Illinois and Virginia facilities. She has worked in the packaging industry for more than 17 years. Traveling and photography are her hobbies. She and her husband, Matthew, have a 3-year-old son, Noah. The family lives in Chicago.
Michelle Lee, '95 BS Business Administration, '06 Master of Education, is a certified life coach and owner of Relish Your Life Now. She offers individual, group, and corporate coaching sessions that provide clients with a renewed sense of hope and passion for life and the results for which they are looking. Her hobbies include health and wellness, motivational speaking, feng shui, traveling, listening to music, watching cooking shows, attending major league sports games, exercising, and eating healthy foods. She married Marco Leuenberger on Sept. 24, 2011.
Tony Llanos, '97 BS Hotel Administration, is pictured with Lee Business School student Catherine Ho. Ho was a contestant in the Miss Asian Global & Miss Asian America Pageant in August. San Francisco's Hotel G, where Llanos serves as controller, hosted the contestants.
Tracy DiFillippo, '98 BA Political Science, was named to Nevada Business magazine's "Southern Nevada's Best" list in the magazine's seventh annual "Legal Elite" issue. Lawyers were selected for the list by their peers in an online voting process. A partner in the Las Vegas office of Armstrong Teasdale, she focuses on commercial litigation with an emphasis on construction, medical and dental malpractice, and insurance.
Mark Knoblauch, '98 MS Kinesiology, is the clinical coordinator of the new master of athletic training program at the University of Houston.
Andrew Marx, '98 BA English, is a writer who launched a new, modern fantasy ebook series this year. It is titled Second Job Hero. The series follows an erstwhile hero caught up in a twisted conspiracy taking him to the last place he ever expected to be again -- home. He lives in Waltham, Mass.
Laura Burke Archuleta, '99 BS Education, is the founder and executive director of IDEAS Inc., a nonprofit organization that supports the success of students with disabilities through innovative workshops for students, parents, and educators. It also provides individualized consultations. Previously, she spent 15 years as a special education teacher and department chair in both the Denver Public School District and the Cherry Creek School District. Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends, learning new things, and traveling to new places. She lives in Aurora, Colo., with her husband; three children, ages 13, 10, and 2; and 7-year-old stepdaughter.
Dan Barry, '99 BA Ethics & Policy Studies, published his memoir, Ready, Aim Trust. The book offers personals stories -- from working as an undercover cop at a high school to collaborating with the FBI -- from his 30 years of policing in Las Vegas as well advice that can be applied to any leadership role. He is the chair of the criminal justice & security program for the University of Phoenix's Las Vegas campus. He enjoys volunteering with this church, visiting his children and eight grandchildren, exercising, and spending time with his wife, Allison.
Thomas Uhlenberg, '99 BA Communication Studies, '00 BA History, '02 Master of Education, runs All Pro Carpet Cleaning. He enjoys spending time with his 4-year-old son, Ryker, whom he describes as a Rebel in the making. His hobbies include hiking, biking, rollerblading, attending rock concerts, and going to sporting events. He lives in Phoenix and says he attends every UNLV game played there.
Michael Vander Hook, '99 BS Sports Injury Management, has a company called Freight Motion Inc. The company acts as a freight broker, arranging freight for clients in the United States and Canada. He says he enjoys any activity having to do with water and sports, particularly hockey, snow skiing, water skiing, snowboarding, and scuba diving. He lives in Austin, Texas.
Robyn Campbell-Ouchida, '00 MA Communication Studies, continues to work as editor of the UNLV William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration's alumni publication, Premier. She also is working on another issue of the Black & Gold Annual for Nevada State College. Her hobbies include reading, volunteering at her children's school, and doing volunteer work through her church. She lives in Henderson with her husband, Kurt Ouchida, and their two sons.
Janel Sizemore Ortiz, '00 BS Hotel Administration, is the manager of PF Chang's at The District. She also is an independent designer with Origami Owl, a company that creates personalized lockets. She and her husband, Adam, have a son, Gabriel.
Juan Villafuerte, '00 BA Film Studies, is a videographer. He says his student loan is paid off, so he now owns the diploma. His hobbies include photography, snowboarding, and f?tbol.
Joseph Wagner, '00 BS Hotel Administration, is executive director of hotel operations, luxury, and guest services at The Venetian and The Palazzo resorts.
Brad Weiss, '00 MA Communication Studies, is director of branding/sports programming for Entercom-Memphis, 92.9 FM ESPN. He was featured in the ninth edition of Keith's Radio Station: Broadcast, Internet, & Satellite by John Hendricks and Bruce Mims. He and his wife, Stacy, live in Germantown, Tenn., with their 6-year-old son, Jake.
Jarrod Lopiccolo, '01 BS Architecture, along with his wife, Season Elcome Lopiccolo, '02 BA English, and their business partner, Michael Thomas, recently were named the Small Business Administration's Small Business Persons of the Year for Nevada. They have grown their digital agency, Noble Studios, from a single laptop computer into a company that made Inc. magazine's list of the fastest-growing private companies with a client roster of global brands. He enjoys photography, fly-fishing, scuba diving, drawing, traveling, golf, and family time. The couple lives in Reno.
Dustin Mancl, '01 BS Education, '05 M.Ed. Special Education, '11 PhD Special Education, '13 MA Urban Leadership, has been promoted to principal of Rowe Elementary School. He has earned four degrees from UNLV during a 15-year period.
Michele Lucero Villagran, '01 BS Business Administration, married Rodolfo Villagran in May at Parador de Oropesa in Toledo, Spain.
Karen Wall, '01 MS Special Education, is a physical therapist with the Clark County School District where she works with children with disabilities. She also is the volunteer chair of the Las Vegas affiliate of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Her hobbies include spending time with friends, shopping, reading, and walking with or without her dogs.
Vickie Wilson, '01 BA Sociology, '10 Master of Education, is a self-described "foodie" who launched Vegas Valley Food Tours in December. The company, which was years in the making, is devoted to helping visitors and locals enjoy authentic cultural and dining experiences away from the Strip. In addition to learning about food, customers hear about local history, architecture, and neighborhood entertainment options. Her hobbies include watching movies and taking tours of all sorts.
Jeffrey Dallas, '02 BS Hotel Administration, is spending a year in Japan as part of the Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program. A captain and combat systems officer in the U.S. Air Force, he will spend seven weeks in a Japanese home in Ishikawa Prefecture and then 10 months in Tokyo where he will be assigned to a Japanese government agency. He also will receive intensive training in the Japanese language. The program was established in 1994 to build a corps of American government officials with substantial Japanese expertise. One of the goals is the development of relationships that will allow for more effective collaboration on shared security, humanitarian, and defense objectives.
Jake Fischer, '02 MS Hotel Administration, has rejoined the hotel management investment management company The Hotel Group (THG) as vice president of development. He focuses on the growth and development of the hotel portfolio in the eastern half of the country. He will establish relationships with new and existing clients for acquisition, new development, and third-party management opportunities on behalf of THG funds and investors. Previously, he worked as senior manager of hospitality for MIG Real Estate, as senior manager of development planning & feasibility at Marriott International, and as assistant vice president/manager at HVS International.
Lesley Pe?a, '02 BS Business Administration, is a deputy public defender for the juvenile division of the Clark County public defender's office. She also is a competitive amateur Latin ballroom dancer.
Shane Kawamura, '03 BS Business Administration, is the marketing manager for Hershey's Chocolate World where he is in charge of all graphics, ads, social media, and promotions. He also is a professional stuntman and has performed in movies and television shows in addition to spending six years with the Tournament of Kings. His hobbies include mixed martial arts, muay thai kickboxing, drawing, and watching movies. He also coaches a fighter. He and his fianc?, Melissa Nava, are expecting a daughter in October.
Tonia Holmes-Sutton, '04 Master of Education, '12 EdD Educational Leadership, has worked for the Clark County School District and for charter schools for more than 14 years. Currently, she is the striving readers comprehensive literacy program curriculum and professional development project facilitator for early childhood. She is a governor-appointed member of the Nevada State Board of Education and vice president of the UNLV College of Education Alumni Association. This year her family is hosting exchange student Jeffrey Eromonsele from Germany. They brought Jeffrey to Premier UNLV as one of their first family activities. She and her husband, Walter, have a daughter, Brittany Holmes-Sutton, who is a freshman communication studies major.
John Krikorian, '04 MBA, was appointed vice president for learning and development for Marsh Private Client Services in Las Vegas. He lives in Henderson.
Lauren Pe?a, '04 BA Communication Studies, '07 JD, is an attorney who co-owns a Las Vegas matchmaking company called Project Duo. The company also provides date coaching programs. She utilized her skills while studying at UNLV and says several of the pairs she matched up are now married or still together. This year she was certified as an international matchmaker by the Matchmaking Institute.
Michael Rossolo, '04 BS Hotel Administration, '13 Master of Hotel Administration, recently was promoted to revenue management operations leader for the international revenue management office of the Chicago Marriott Downtown. In his new job he has oversight responsibilities for two select service hotels as well as primary inventory, rate, and forecast responsibilities for the flagship hotel in the cluster.
Jaime Wright, '04 BS Hotel Administration, just started a boutique marketing firm, Embellish Marketing. The company provides marketing, branding, graphic design, web design and development, website hosting, social media management, and online marketing services for nonprofit organizations and small businesses.
Marek Biernacinski, '05 BA Communication Studies, is cofounder and president of Words by a Pro, a language services provider that furnishes white-label solutions for local, national, and international website designers, marketing firms, and search engine optimization agencies. He manages day-to-day operations and the overall company vision for the future. He also is a member of the Board of Directors of the Las Vegas chapter of the American Advertising Federation. He is married to Melissa Rothermel Biernacinski, '06 BA Journalism & Media Studies.
Monique Perez, '05 BS Business Administration, is an administrative assistant for global alliances at the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She enjoys basketball, volleyball, attending sport events, and being active with Alpha Gamma Delta alumni. She lives in Daly City, Calif.
Erik Pignata, '05 BS Recreation and Leisure Studies, moved home to California this year to work as a realty specialist with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in its Sacramento office. Previously, he worked for the BLM in Carson City and for the U.S. Forest Service in the Bridgeport (Calif.) Ranger District. His hobbies include brewing beer, playing poker, playing music with friends, kayaking, hiking, and gardening. He and his wife live in Rancho Cordova.
Melissa Rothermel Biernacinski, '06 BA Journalism & Media Studies, has been inducted into the Women's Chamber of Commerce's 2014 Women's Hall of Fame in the young professional leadership category. She is director of media relations for Imagine Communications. A member of the American Copy Editors Society, she serves as the company's resident editor. A third-degree black belt in chun kuk do, she serves as editor-in-chief of CKD magazine. She also is an assistant instructor and a student at Cox & Gallagher Karate and a communications administrator of the United Fighting Arts Federation. Her hobbies include working out, photography, traveling, juicing, watching foreign films, and singing with the Community Lutheran Church praise team. She is married to Marek Biernacinski, '05 BA Communication Studies.
Christine Boggy, '06 BA Journalism & Media Studies, works for ESPN/SEC network. Her hobbies include golfing, shopping, reading, and traveling.
Rob Taylor, '06 MS Hotel Administration, recently changed career paths after more than 15 years in the hospitality and retail management fields. He accepted a management position in the property and inland marine division of Great America Insurance Group. He lives in Amelia, Ohio.
Daniel Brown, '07 BS Architecture, is a designer, trainer, and 3-D modeling specialist. He worked as a SketchUp and Google Earth trainer for Google before starting a company, db-3D. He has taught hundreds of people how to use SketchUp Pro and has taught throughout the nation. He volunteers with the Community Design Collaborative and serves as a professional adviser for Easton Area High School's technology education program. He lives in Philadelphia.
William Devine II, '07 JD/MBA, opened the Devine Law Firm in April with his wife Courtney Devine, '07 BA Interdisciplinary Social Science Studies, '11 JD. They have been married 17 years. He practices in the areas of civil litigation, debtor and creditor bankruptcy matters, business formation, asset protection, and real estate disputes. Hobbies include visiting the Strip and the beaches in Los Angeles and San Diego.
Jasmine Ejan, '07 Master of Education, is CEO and founder of CheekyChaCha.com, a company that promotes art, love, sex, fashion, and health. She is the creator of Blowpaste, an oral lubricant that is both vegan and gluten-free. She has created, manufactured, and directed all the commercials. She plans to launch the product in boutiques in Northern California and in Orange County, Calif., this winter. She also will be performing in The King and I at the Marriott Theater in Lincolnshire, Ill. Previously, she toured with Cathy Rigby in Peter Pan and has worked with Celine Dion and Elton John. Her hobbies include ballet, roller skating, and going to beaches, museums, and zoos. She lives in Oxnard, Calif.
Albert Kim, '07 BS Hotel Administration, works at Sugarfish.
Stefanie Ramirez, '07 BS Business Administration, became an assistant professor of economics at the University of Idaho in August. She received a doctoral degree in economics from the University of Arizona in May.
Jeff Wilson, '07 PhD Higher Education Leadership, received tenure and a promotion to associate professor in the College of Education at the University of Memphis. He also has assumed program coordinator duties for the higher & adult education program. He lives in Memphis, Tenn.
Christopher Lujan, '08 Master of Architecture, was selected as one of 10 people in the nation to receive the 2014 Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship given by the American Institute of Architects. He lives in Reno where he works for TSK Architects.
Gil Salas, '08 BS Kinesiology, is a regional account manager with Kawasumi Laboratories America. The company is involved with medical devices for oncology and infusion. His region includes Nevada, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington as well as British Columbia in Canada. His hobbies include playing golf, playing guitar in a jazz band, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. He lives in Madera, Calif.
Adi Alsaid, '09 BS Business Administration, is a writer who has published his first book of young adult fiction, Let's Get Lost. He also is the author of Somewhere Over the Sun. He coaches high school and elementary basketball and says he has perfected the art of making every dish he cooks as spicy as possible.
Ivette Barajas, '09 BS Business Administration, is vice president/SBA (Small Business Administration) business development officer for Nevada State Bank. She has more than 16 years of experience in business development, underwriting, and relationship management. She has served on business banking teams for various banks in Southern Nevada. She is a member of the Latin Chamber of Commerce, the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting, and the Nevada Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals. She volunteers with Junior Achievement and with the mentoring program of the Boys & Girls Club.
Jared Goode, '09 BA Film Studies, '12 MFA Film Studies, is a reality television associate producer. He recently completed Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge for the Syfy network. He also is the lead singer and songwriter for the band Goode Kids, which will be releasing a full-length album, "In These Dark Woods," next year. He lives in Los Angeles.
Jason Thorpe Buchanan, '10 Master of Music, won the national competition for gifted Young Concert Music Composers awarded by the American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers Foundation. This prestigious juried competition receives more than 600 entries each year. In 2010, he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to study and do research at the Hochschule f?r Musik und Theater in Hamburg, Germany.
Merietta Oviatt, '10 Master of Music, just began a position as a viola/violin instructor at the Aber Suzuke Center at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point. She previously completed her doctoral studies in music at the University of Oregon. She lives in Stevens Point.
Panagiote Tsolis, '10 BS Business Administration, is the consolidated marketing manager for MGM Resorts International. He currently is wrapping up his studies for his Executive MBA degree at UNLV.
Gerardo Avalos, '11 BS Culinary Management, has started a company, Mint Condition Nutrition, as a way to help people make healthy food choices and cook more nutritious food. Previously, he worked at restaurants including RM Seafood and Hakkasan. His hobbies include cooking, wine, traveling, nature, yoga, meditation, hiking, and playing with his dog.
Amanda Ketzenberger Nutting, '12 BS Business Administration, launched Nutting Insurance Agency in January. Her hobbies include snowboarding, wakeboarding, camping, and football. She married Jonathan Nutting on Sept. 14, 2013.
Samuel Schumach, '12 BA Political Science, is a special assistant for strategic communication in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. He also is pursuing a master's degree in global security studies at Johns Hopkins University. His hobbies include aviation, politics, and outdoor activities. He lives in Washington, D.C.
Qian Ru "Joan" Lim, '13 BS Hotel Administration, works at Regus Management as a customer service and sales representative. She lives in Singapore.
David Livingston, '13 BS Business Administration, has joined Cushman & Wakefield Commerce as a research specialist. He performs primary research for buildings that are built, under construction, proposed, or undergoing renovation. He also tracks leases and sales, tenant movements, and direct and sublet space. His research culminates in quarterly reports that are provided to brokers, the media, investors, and business leaders. Previously, he was a Realtor and residential property manager for Homestead Realty.
Mary Leon Vail, '13 MBA, is the author of What's Your Philanthropic Footprint? The book is a memoir of how she merged a passion with philanthropy with her career as a public relations professional guiding clients to be agents of action in their communities. In it she discusses the business and cultural trip that her executive MBA group made to South Africa. She also outlines a variety of opportunities for a person to become philanthropic by analyzing one's talents, skills, hobbies, interests, services, and products. She discusses her concept of a "philanthropic footprint" to show how readers can leave their unique marks on the world.
Samantha Wallace, '13 BA Sociology, is a graduate teaching assistant in the sociology department of the University of Oklahoma.
Andrew Williams, '14 BA Political Science, '14 BS Public Administration, found employment as a staff assistant with U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., in Washington, D.C., one month after graduation.