April 2022 Class Notes

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Mark Ehde ’83: DbDC Technical Lead, Kyndryl Holdings, Inc.

Michael Day ’91: Chief Financial Officer, MetaLab

Jeanne Edwards ’96 MBA: Chief Procurement Officer, AIG

Jonathan Sandgarten ’04: Senior Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Team Leader, M&T

Sarah (Smith) Francis ’05: Head of Participant Engagement, Public and Private Markets (Stock Plan Services), Fidelity Investments

Patrick Patchen ’07: Strategic Growth Manager, Zoetis, Inc.

Chris Royal ’07: Enterprise Account Executive, Datadog

Caryn Espy ’09: Distribution Planning and Inventory Director, Unilever

Matthew Gelles ’10: President and Chief Executive Officer, NEFCO

Tom Lyga ’11 MBA: Marketing Manager, Morris Products, Inc.

Corey Passarella ’11: Co-Founder, Mushroom Party

Julian Nico Enoch ’12: Inventory Planner, Curated

Rebecca Grossman ’13: Senior Associate Production Manager-Accessories, J.Crew

Foster Rubin ’13: Senior Financial Analyst, William Morris Endeavor

Edward Walter ’13: Capital Markets, Partners Group

Sierra Eldridge ’14: Associate Manager of Influence Marketing, Kinship

Spencer Herbst ’14: General Manager, NYC, Returnmates

Rachel Firestone ’15: Associate Director, Client Partnerships, Vox Media, LLC.

Jeremy Apple ’16: Managing Director, Clermont Partners

Kristina Bugg ’16: Wholesale Merchandising Manager, Luxury Division, SpaceNK

Lauren Goldberg ’16: Account Manager, Amazon

Jessica Klein ’16: Young Men’s Apparel, Burlington Stores, Inc.

Alycia Renert ’16: Senior Operations Manager, Tomorrow Farms

Dylan Weinberger ’16: Information Security and Privacy Manager, Carrot Fertility

Annie Archibald ’17: Category Manager, Amazon Go, Amazon

Adriana Brown ’17: Manager, Mid-Market Sales, Adobe

Brian-Michael Gloade ’17: Finance Associate, Valley Bank

Wissam Kolailat ’17 MBA: AVP Mortgage Product Management, Morgan Stanley

Jordan Vecchio ’17: Credit Team Lead, Bankers Healthcare Group

Zachary Weinreb ’17: Property Manager, Milford Management Corp.

Olivia Hager ’18: Planner, Parachute Home

Crystal Hawley ’18: Associate Product Marketing Manager, Google

Christopher Johnson ’18 MBA: Vice President Marketing, Waypoint Residential

Nicole Kibler ’18: Demand Planner Analyst, Diageo

Sally Phelps ’18: Senior Influence Marketing Manager, Free People

Matthew Przybysz ’18: Associate, Jennison Associates, LLC.

Carla Spera ’18: Senior Consultant, The Hackett Group Inc.

Hoa Truong ’18 MBA: Digital Marketing, 10x Genomics

Abigail Wells ’18: Supervisor, Paid Social, Mediahub Worldwide

Aby (Boyang) Feng ’20: Senior APAC CRM and Marketing Analysis Specialist, Daniel Wellington

Dasha Foley ’19: Customer Success Manager, Starburst

Devin Goldstein ’19: Risk Assurance Compliance and Analytics Experienced Associate, PwC

Sachin Patel ’19: Corporate Account Executive, Tanium

Marshall Ruffing ’19: Senior Financial Analyst, Verizon

Daniel Strauss ’19: Associate – Risk, Investigations and Analytics, Charles River Associates


Chelsea Ransom-Cooper ’15 (below), Young Whitman Advisory Council member and managing partner and director of financial planning at Zenith Wealth Partners, shared investing advice for the year ahead with Business Insider.

Chelsea Ransom-Cooper


Nanci Perle Kushner ’87 passed away on March 21, 2022.

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