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 at Work
Nov 2014

Passing the Torch: Alumni in Athletics

Meet three young alumni who are making waves in the field of athletics since graduating. Each has taken their love of sports, combined with the knowledge and values they gained at Georgetown and...
Alumni at Work
Hoyas in hospitality featured alumni
May 2014

Hoyas in Hospitality

Meet four Hoyas succeeding in the booming hospitality trade, most of whom didn't intend to go into the service industry initially. Find out how they ended up there and why they love their jobs. Susan...
Career Spotlight
Doug Bouton
May 2014

Career Spotlight: Doug Bouton (C'07)

President and COO, Halo Top Creamery Describe your current position and what led you to your job: My current position is president and COO of Halo Top Creamery. I work, along with my business partner...
Career Spotlight
Jessica Barrett
May 2014

Career Spotlight: Jessica Barrett (B'07)

Business Development and Sales, pymetrics Describe your current position and what led you to your job: I recently started a new position in business development and sales at pymetrics, a New York-...
Alumni Spotlight
Josefina Urzaiz de Burke
May 2014

Josefina Urzaiz de Burke (MSFS’07)

Co-founder and Owner, Hammock Boutique As an investment banker in New York, Urzaiz de Burke felt disconnected with her upbringing in Yucatán, Mexico. She missed volunteer work and wanted a more...
Alumni Spotlight
Daniel Alyeshmerni, M.D. (M’09)
Apr 2014

Medical Spotlight: Daniel Alyeshmerni (M'09)

Cardiology Fellow, University of Michigan Health System “Georgetown attracts a unique student body, and I made many lifelong friends in my medical school class. The clinical standard to which...
Hoyas for Others
Mellissa L.K. Coly, R.N. (NHS'09)
Apr 2014

Mellissa L.K. Coly, R.N. (NHS’09)

Mellissa L.K. Coly, R.N. (NHS’09) Co-Founder, Fisherman Global Ministries Mellissa Coly has a passion for helping underserved communities around the world through missionary work. For her, this...
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
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
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,...
Career Spotlight
Neda Talebian Funk
Feb 2013

Career Spotlight: Neda Talebian Funk (C'01)

CEO and Co-Founder of FITIST Describe your current position and what led you to your job: After graduating from Georgetown in 2001, I went to work at Bear Stearns as an equity analyst focusing on the...