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
John Graf
Dec 2015

Career Spotlight: John Graf (MBA'86)

President & CEO, Priory Hospitality Group Describe your current profession. I own and operate a multi-line hospitality business, which includes an independent boutique hotel (the 42 room Priory...
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
Dec 2015

Career Spotlight: Ricky Ashenfelter (MSB'09)

Co-Founder & CEO, Spoiler Alert Describe your current profession. I am the co-founder and CEO of an early-stage startup called Spoiler Alert that was launched while I was in grad school at MIT...
Alumni at Work
Sasha Orloff (MBA’06)
Dec 2015

Changing Finance Through Innovation - Sasha Orloff (MBA’06)

Sasha Orloff’s (MBA’06) company has been named one of 2015’s most innovative in personal finance.
Georgetown Magazine
Music Comes Alive at Dahlgren
Dec 2015

Georgetown Magazine: Music Comes Alive at Dahlgren

Backpacks and laptop bags line the side aisles as students settle themselves into this welcoming space, described by many as the heart of campus.
Hoyas for Others
Nov 2015

Hoyas Making a Difference in Veterans’ Lives

#HoyasForOthers Georgetown’s proud mission to serve as women and men for others is exemplified through many in the Hoya community, and perhaps doubly so by our Hoya veterans. One particular group of...
Alumni at Work
Susie O'Hare (C'10)
Nov 2015

Careers and Camaraderie for Hong Kong Hoyas

Caroline Kwok and Susie O’Hare offer a glimpse at living and working in Hong Kong as young Georgetown alumnae. After enrolling in a course on International Relations at Georgetown, Susie O’Hare (C’10...
Alumni Spotlight
Nov 2015

Claire Naylor and Claire Charamnac - Co-founders, Women LEAD

Claire Charamnac (F’11), from Singapore, and Claire Naylor (F’11), from Nepal, met their first year at Georgetown. The two immediately bonded over the long distance away from their families, and,...
Georgetown Magazine
The Who Rocks Georgetown
Nov 2015

Georgetown Magazine: The Night The Who Rocked Georgetown

Towle was crouched in front of a bank of amplifiers on McDonough Gymnasium’s stage, watching a crowd of 6,000 rush toward him. It was about 10 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2, 1969. Towle, chair of the...
Georgetown Magazine
Nov 2015

Timothy M. Gay

By Timothy Rosenberger (C’16) Photo of Timothy M. Gay Although he wasn’t yet at Georgetown for the legendary 1969 Who concert, Tim Gay (C’76) had long been curious about how the famous and...
Alumni at Work
Timothy Hughes (F'94)
Oct 2015

Hoyas in Space

In the realm of science and technology, ties between diplomacy and business are increasing. The lightning-fast pace of new and evolving technology is driving new lines of business--lines that...