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Alumni Executive Board

The Alumni Association, headed by the Alumni Executive Board, is made up of more than 20,000 College alumni, residing across the nation and in more than 50 foreign countries.

2021-22 Alumni Executive Board Leadership

  • Phill Yerby '11, President
    Senior Manager, Client Experience, Weber Shandwick
  • Keisha Sykes Polk '97, Career Services Chair
    Vice President, Compliance Transformation, Wells Fargo
  • Joy Miller Beveridge '82, Civic Engagement Co-Chair
    Director of General Operations, Clinical Monitoring Research Program, Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.
  • Breann Harwood '16, M.A.'19, C'19, Civic Engagement Co-Chair
    Career Development Program Manager, Hood College
  • Leah Giambarresi MacDonald '03, M.S.'10, C'05, Ring Scholarship Chair
    Investigational New Drug Application Manager, Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.
  • Elaheh Eghbal '13, M.A.'21, C'21, Student Engagement Chair
    Hubspot Marketing Automation Specialist, MITRE Corporation

2021-22 Chair of the Board Student Representatives


2021-22 Alumni Executive Board Members 

  • Jacki Resop Amato '95
    Administrative Assistant, Rocchi Construction, Inc.
  • Caity Battey '15
    Special Projects Manager, McCain Institute of International Leadership
  • Nicole Beller '12
    Administrative Coordinator, Pando Alliance
  • Logan Samuels Bennett '17
    Telecommunications and Spectrum Policy Analyst, Sev1 Tech
  • Victoria Benson '04
  • RaeAnn Butler '89
    Administrator and President, Edenton Retirement Community
  • Barbara Puig Cook '91
    Technical Subject Matter Expert, TISTA Science and Technology Corporation
  • Trish Crowell '04, M.S.'08
    Biology Teacher at Tuscarora High School, Frederick County Public Schools
  • Melinda Cohen Donegan '93
    Senior Account Manager, Manning Media, Inc.
  • Darnell Edmonds '07
    Field Marketing Manager, Woodford Reserve and Tequilas, Brown-Forman Corporation
  • Ian Eversull '19
    Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch
  • Elizabeth "Biz" Gorman Gomer '02, M.A.'08, C'07
    Senior Associate Director of AdmissionHood College
  • Derrick Harrigan '07, MBA'14
    Fiscal and Policy Analyst, Office of Management and Budget, Montgomery County Government
  • Carole King Heine '84
    Director of Customer Success, Yakabod
  • Victoria Idoni '06
    Evening Anchor, NewsNet
  • Emily Kahn '05
    Director, Prospect Management & Analytics, Drexel University
  • Spencer Knoll '13
    Legislative Aide, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen
  • Melanie Muscar '04, MBA'07, M.A.'18
    Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. Department of State; Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy Reserves
  • Bianca Padilla '14
    Teacher, Gaithersburg Elementary School, Montgomery Public Schools
  • Stephanie Bulka Smith '03
    Family Physician, Fort Meade Community Outpatient Clinic
  • Kristina Southwell '12
    Attorney, Ahlers Cressman & Sleight
  • Anna Maripuu Strollo '86
    Retired Research Officer, International Monetary Fund
  • Liz Thompson '08
    Director of Events, Episcopal High School (Arlington, Va.)
  • Cat Traini '16
    Senior Consultant in Cybersecurity, Guidehouse
  • Lisa Wells '09
    Night Supervisor, Wawa
  • Caylee Winpigler '21
    Administrative Assistant, Ausherman Family Foundation