Student-Alumni Networking Night

Beyond Rochester – Career Panels and Networking Reception

Friday, October 11th
6:30-8:30 PM
Raymond F. LeChase Hall

To register: www.rochester.edu/melioraweekend/

We take “Meliora” seriously, on campus and beyond.  We know career options aren’t dictated by major.  This is your opportunity to hear from alumni panelist about their efforts to make the world ever better through their work.  After the panels join the panelists, other alumni, parents and students in an open career networking reception.
Dress is business casual (no jeans)
Dessert reception

Alumni Panelists – updated 10/3/13

Education, Human Services, Counseling, Social Change & Psychosocial Research
Maureen Roche ’97 (Political Science & Psychology) – 4-H Youth Development Program Leader and Grant Administrator, Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County
Bruce Pollock ‘75 (Political Science), P’05 – Executive Director, Free Partnerships
Ty Martin, ’52 (English)– Retired Navy Officer and Avocational Historian
Bobby Sanborn ’08 (Political Science) – Business Operations Manager, Rocketship Education
Kim Stromgren ’03 (Studio Art & History) – Psychotherapist

Government, Policy, Politics, Law & International Relations
Nazmia Alqadi ’08 (Psychology) – Program Analyst, Department of Justice
Jonathan Elkin ’08 (Political Science & African-American Studies) – Master’s student, John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Gregory Meditz ’08 (History & Political Science) – Law Clerk, Office of the General Counsel of the American Federation of Government Employees

Health Professions, Public Health, Life and NeuroScience Research
Christine Branche ’83 (Biology) – Principal Associate, Center for Disease Control
Marcia Jodah ’08 (Psychology) – Senior Genetic Counselor, Integrated Genetics/LabCorp
Melissa Ratliff ’08 (Women’s Studies),’09N – Registered Nurse, University of Rochester
Hannah Kastenbaum ’03 (Biology) – Associate Medical Investigator, New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator
Dr. Todd Retell ’84 (Neuroscience), P’17 – DDS, Lockport Dental Group

Engineering, Applied, Computer & Physical Sciences
Karen Bachmeyer ’08 (Biomedical Engineering), ’10 (MS in Chemical Engineering) – Senior Engineer; Research & Development, Baxter
Nicole Ketterer ’03 (Chemistry) – Research Chemist, Chevron-Lubricants
Thomas Kraus ’05 (Optics)- Optical Engineer, Arete Associates
Adam Sadilek ’10, ’12PhD (Computer Science)- Scientist, Google
Dave Duryea ‘83 (Geomechanics) – Deputy Commander for Undersea Warfare, Naval Sea Systems Command

Business, Banking, Finance & Consulting
Dan Apfel ’05 (History) – Executive Director, Responsible Endowments Coalition
Jeff Keesom ’08 (Computer Science & Political Science)- Consultant, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Nils Klinkenberg ’05 (Mechanical Engineering) – Senior Analyst, The Cademus Group
Alan Dole ’78 (History) ’79 MBA- Equity Concepts
Amy Lesch ’93 (Health & Society) – Managing Director, Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts’s Client and Partner Group

Arts, Music, Entertainment & Communications
Adam Konowe ’90 (Political Science & History)– VP, Client Strategy, TMP Government
Kali Crandall ’08 (Brain & Cognitive Science and Studio Arts) – Executive Assistant to the Executive Director at the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation
Dan Israel ’05 (Music) – Artist agent, Director of Domestic Booking, AMI International Jazz Agency
Ben Wrobel ’10 (Political Science)- Communications Associate, NAACP

*Additionally, Career Center staff members will be on hand to help connect you with other alumni in your fields of interest!