Mabior Ayuen, '11 BS Business, is a managing operations manager at Mayo Clinic Hospital. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Regis University and a Doctor of Philosophy in financial management from Northcentral University. Ayuen and his wife, Jona Ayuen, have four children, including Nyanwel, Angeth, Alier, and Akuoc. He enjoys bowling, running, going out, and spending time with family.
Maddie Ciz, '21 BA Communication Studies, is a marketing specialist for Caesars Entertainment.
Chelsea Milko, '09 BA Political Science and BS Kinesiological Sciences, recently celebrated one year as senior communications advisor in the U.S. Agency for International Development Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean. In addition, she joined the online publication Maryland Road Trips as a contributing travel writer. She spends her spare time restoring her Victorian-era row house in Baltimore, Maryland.
Anthony Marinello, '11 Business Administration and Management, joined ABI Multifamily, the leading multifamily brokerage and advisory services firm in the Western U.S. Marinello brings three years of experience as a Nevada-licensed real estate agent. He grew up in the industry, with a grandfather who was a major contractor in the Santa Clara Valley, and a family who has acquired and sold a number of multifamily assets and mobile home parks in the region. “I joined ABI to expand my successes into the multifamily market and build on a family tradition I’m very proud of,” says Marinello.
Matty Adrianzen, '17 MA Urban Leadership, is an assistant principal at Clark County School District. She is a mom of three and "glamma" of three. Adrianzen enjoys traveling.
Dawn Starrett, '80 BS Biology and '85 M.Ed. Counseling and Educational Foundations, was a college instructor at UNLV for 15 years and for Baker College Online for 25 years. She was also a scientist/manager in support of the NNSS for 35 years. She is a licensed board certified behavior analyst who has worked with autistic children and their families since 2021. She also has a Ph.D. in psychology from Alliant International University. Starrett is a widow with two children and has plans to retire at "70-ish." Her hobbies include swimming, gardening, quilting, baking, traveling, and hanging out in a family cabin at Mt. Charleston.
Eric Noone, '16 BA Criminal Justice, is in the U.S. Navy. He enjoys cooking in his spare time.
Jessica Cohen, '10 MS Accounting, is a Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Financial Advisor. She was recently recognized on the 2022 Forbes "Best-in-State Next-Generation Wealth Advisors" list, which recognizes the nation’s top 1,000 next-generation wealth managers. She joined The Cohen Group in 2014 and works alongside her father, Gary. She notes that the diversity in their age assists the firm in effectively communicating and building lasting relationships with clients from every generation. In addition to this recognition, she was also named to Forbes' “Best-In-State Wealth Advisors,” and "America’s Top Women Wealth Advisors Best-in-State” in 2022.
Lori Esteen-Hardy, '19 BA Journalism and Media Studies, has been invited to join a panel titled, "Behind the Magic! Women of Color (WOC) in Wrestling," at this year’s New York Comic Con. She will be on the panel along with fellow Black women in wrestling, including professional wrestlers, writers, and podcasters. Esteen-Hardy enjoys podcasting, traveling, and going to wrestling shows.
Gary Trbovich Jr
Gary Trbovich Jr., '10 M.Ed. Educational Leadership, was named as the new assistant principal of the Early College Middle School and High School within the Canton City School District in Canton, Ohio.
Jesse Oakley III
Jesse Oakley III, '99 BS Civil Engineering, was elected to the Board of Directors of Toastmasters International, the world’s leading organization devoted to communication and leadership skills development. He has held a number of leadership positions since joining the organization in 2002 and has attained the Distinguished Toastmaster designation. Oakley is an associate engineer at the Nevada Department of Transportation, where he has worked for 22 years. He supervises associate engineers and engineering technicians, prioritizes daily workloads, delegates and directs activities to assigned staff, leads trainings, evaluates employees, and performs field inspections for all staff and employees. He was a part of the first graduating class of the State of Nevada Management Academy and received the Six-Sigma Green Belt Certification from the Management and Strategy Institute. He volunteers with the American Red Cross of Nevada.
Alicia Lerud, '06 JD, is a court administrator/clerk of court for the Second Judicial District Court in Reno, Nevada.