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.

Alumni Spotlight
Neda Funk
Aug 2013

Neda Funk (C’01)

CEO and Co-founder, FITiST Funk saw a need for a one-stop resource dedicated to the increasingly popular boutique fitness industry. In 2011, she co-founded FITiST —an online platform that has...
Career Spotlight
Aug 2013

Career Advice from Industry Experts – Summer 2013

The Real Deal on Salaries and Bonuses Marianne Ruggiero, founder and president of Optima Careers Bonus season will be upon us, which means you are thinking about your income and wondering how you can...
Alumni Spotlight
Matthew Schmidt
Aug 2013

Dr. Matthew Schmidt (G’11)

Assistant Professor of Political Science, U.S. Army School of Advanced Military Studies While earning his doctorate at Georgetown, Schmidt was exposed to design-planning concepts. In 2009, he...
Career Spotlight
Matt Bigge
Jul 2013

Career Spotlight: Matt Bigge (F'92)

CEO and Co-founder, Strategic Social Holdings Describe your current position and what led you to your job: As CEO of Strategic Social, my role is to provide leadership and vision to facilitate the...
Career Spotlight
Christy Prunier
Jul 2013

Career Spotlight: Christy Prunier (C'90)

CEO, Willagirl, LLC Describe your current position and what led you to your job: I am the founder and CEO of Willagirl, LLC—a line of natural skincare products for girls. Willagirl came to being out...
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
Allison Gilbert
Jul 2013

Career Spotlight: Allison Gilbert (C'92)

Author, Speaker, Journalist, CNN Describe your current position and what led you to your job: I'm an author, speaker and journalist. My latest book is called Parentless Parents: How the Loss of Our...
Career Spotlight
Tim Gay
Jul 2013

Career Spotlight: Tim Gay (C'76)

Senior Vice President, DutkoGrayling Describe your current position and what led you to your job: I've been in the public affairs community since leaving the job of Sen. Jay Rockefeller's press...
Career Spotlight
Carly Chamberlain
Jul 2013

Career Spotlight: Carly Chamberlain (C'09)

Co-founder, CaterCow.com Describe your current position and what led you to your job: I am the cofounder of CaterCow.com, an online marketplace where you can find awesome catering you never knew...
Career Spotlight
Mar 2013

Career Advice from Industry Experts – Winter 2013

Just in Time – A Hopeful Generation Sally Seppanen, leadership coach and consultant The workplace is as dynamic as ever, and much of it has to do with the emerging workforce. Millennials, also...
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,...