Alumni Stories

Georgetown alumni are passionate and driven leaders, prompting worldwide change in industries such as business, public policy, healthcare and the arts. Read about Hoyas making their mark as men and women for others.

Career Spotlight
Donna McNamara
Dec 2015

Career Spotlight: Donna McNamara (MBA'07)

Senior Director, Luxury Brand Management, The Ritz Carlton Hotel Company LLC Describe your current profession. I lead the global brand strategy and initiatives affecting the guest experience for The...
Career Spotlight
Dec 2015

Career Spotlight: Gaurav Malik (MBA'12)

Co-Founder & CEO, nClass Describe your company, nClass, and the problem it’s trying to solve in classrooms around the world: In classrooms around the world, students come to learn and instructors...
Career Spotlight
Ario Keshani
Jun 2015

Career Spotlight: Ario Keshani (SFS'05)

CEO, Split Technology, Inc. Describe your current profession. I am the CEO at Split ( split.us ), a shared ride startup based in DC. Split is a convenient, sustainable and affordable way to get...
Alumni Spotlight
William A. Longo, M.D.
Feb 2015

Medical Spotlight: William A. Longo, M.D. (M'77)

Retired Surgeon "The uniqueness about my experience at Georgetown was the broad range of exposure to a myriad of illnesses in a variety of settings. From the suburbs surrounding Arlington Hospital,...
Career Spotlight
Emily Stone
Dec 2014

Career Spotlight: Emily Stone (C'07)

Co-founder and CEO, Maya Mountain Cacao Describe your current position and what led you to take your job. I started Maya Mountain Cacao in 2010 in collaboration with chocolate makers and indigenous...
Career Spotlight
Lori Levin
Dec 2014

Career Spotlight: Lori Mihalich-Levin (L'05)

Founder, Mindful Return Describe your current position and what led you to take your job. By day, I am the director of hospital and graduate medical education payment policies at the Association of...
Career Spotlight
Julia Farr Connolly, Ann Tierney Prochnow
Dec 2014

Career Spotlight: Julia Farr Connolly (C'88) and Ann Tierney Prochnow (C'88)

President and Creative Director, Julia Farr Collection, LLC Julia Farr Connolly and Ann Tierney Prochnow met their freshman year at Georgetown, when they were living on 2nd New South. They didn't...
In Memoriam
Josephine Friedman Ammerman
Nov 2014

In Memory of Josephine Friedman Ammerman

Josephine Friedman Ammerman , Washington, D.C. native, Hoya parent and longtime Georgetown supporter, died November 7. She was 102. Mrs. Ammerman (Parent’72) shared her life’s passions through...
Career Spotlight
hilary-linder
May 2014

Career Spotlight: Hilary Linder (MSFS'11)

President, Kudzu Films Describe your current position and what led you to your job: I am the founder and president of Kudzu Films, a production company dedicated to spreading social justice through...
Career Spotlight
Mike Malloy
Jul 2013

Career Spotlight: Mike Malloy (SCS'12)

CEO, Waveborn Describe your current position and what led you to your job: I am a professional Ultimate Frisbee player who travels the world selling sunglasses and helping people. I am the CEO at...
Career Spotlight
Angela Stepancic
Feb 2013

Career Spotlight: Angela B. Stepancic (C'04)

Principal, Washington Middle School for Girls Describe your current position and what led you to your job: In short, I am a principal at the Washington Middle School for Girls, and ambition and...
Career Spotlight
Ryan Draude
Feb 2013

Career Spotlight: Ryan Draude (MBA'06)

Senior Director, Choice Privileges (Choice Hotels' Loyalty Program) Describe your current position and what led you to your job: I am a senior director in charge of Choice Hotels’ loyalty program,...