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.

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Jake DeCicco
Sep 2018

Hoya Highlight: Jake DeCicco (MSB’16)

Jake DeCicco (MSB’16) Chief Operating Officer, SUNNIVA Super Coffee Middle Brother | Co-Founder | Chief Operating Officer, SUNNIVA Super Coffee What is the best career advice you have ever received?...
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Luisa Santos
Sep 2018

Hoya Highlight: Luisa Santos (C’14)

Luisa Santos (C’14) Founder, Lulu’s Ice Cream Founder, Lulu’s Ice Cream What is the best career advice you have ever received? I received a lot of great advice from my many mentors over time. The...
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Devi Sahny
Sep 2018

Hoya Highlight: Devi Sahny (C’15)

Devi Sahny (C’15) CEO & Founder, Ascend Now CEO & Founder, Ascend Now What is the best career advice you have ever received? The best career advice I received was: "if people are complaining...
Student and Community Life
Welcome to Georgetown Hoyas!
Aug 2018

Alumni Pass On Hoya, College Advice to #GeorgetownBound Students

Each year, hundreds of students from various walks of life step foot on the Hilltop, anxiously awaiting the start of their collegiate journeys. From first-generation college students to #...
Georgetown Magazine
Oppenheimer Funds
Aug 2018

Table Talk

Hoya Gateway's new Power Lunches program brings students together with alumni to explore potential careers By Jeffrey Donahoe John Saunders (EMBA'17), far left, hosted a Power Lunches for a mix of...
Student and Community Life
2017-2018 executive board of the Black Student Alliance
Jun 2018

Black Student Alliance Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Campus organization launched to provide support and sense of community for African-American students continues its legacy fifty years later By Chelsea Burwell Photo by Ndeye Ndiaye (C'18). The 1960s...
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Tim Sullivan
May 2018

Hoya Highlight: Tim Sullivan (C’03)

Tim Sullivan (C'03) Chief Executive Officer, New Jersey Economic Development Authority Chief Executive Officer, New Jersey Economic Development Authority How do you pass the time on your commute to...
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Patrick J. McGinnis
Apr 2018

Hoya Highlight: Patrick J. McGinnis (F’98)

Author, The 10% Entrepreneur Founder, Dirigo Advisors What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? Combining all of the experiences and lessons learned from investing in fast-growing...
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Doug Bouton
Apr 2018

Hoya Highlight: Doug Bouton (C'07)

President & COO, Halo Top Creamery What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? If I had to choose, I think the fact that we employee more than 100 people right now. It's very...
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Monica Byrne Ferguson
Apr 2018

Hoya Highlight: Monica Byrne Ferguson (B'00)

CoFounder, Solemates What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? There have been a lot of rewarding moments as an entrepreneur, but I think when Oprah Winfrey devoted a half page in her...
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Christina Gaberino Van Houten
Apr 2018

Hoya Highlight: Christina Gaberino Van Houten (C’89)

Chief Strategy Officer, Mimecast What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? Doing my first book signing after my first big keynote in Las Vegas What do you wish you had known earlier in...
Georgetown Magazine
We Are What We Eat
Apr 2018

We Are Where We Eat

We spend a lot of our lives eating together: lingering over comfort food, chatting over coffee, sharing one more story over dessert. It's no different on the Hilltop. Eating together is how students...

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