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Newton
Anita Bajaj Newton
Vice President of Marketing,
AdParlor
Kansas City, MO
KU degrees: B.A., M.A.,
Political Science
Other degrees: Harvard MBA
Barnicle
Michael Barnicle
​Trial Attorney, Duane Morris LLP
Chicago, IL
Bredfeldt
James Bredfeldt
​Physician, Virginia Mason
Medical Center
Seattle, WA
KU degrees: B.A., Chemistry, M.D.
Teree Caldwell-Johnson
Teree Caldwell-Johnson
CEO, Oakridge Neighborhood and Oakridge Neighborhood Services
Des Moines, IA
KU degrees: M.P.A.
Other degrees: B.A., English,
Spelman College
Tom Curzon
Tom Curzon
Venture Capital Lawyer, Osborn Maledon
​Phoenix, AZ
KU degrees: Economics and History
Other degrees: J.D.,
Texas School of Law
Pam Enright
Pam Enright
SVP and Director, Global Benefits at Lockton Benefit Group
Kansas City, MO
KU degrees: B.A., English
Hamilton Hill
Hamilton Hill
Trial Lawyer, Bartilt Beck
Chicago, IL
KU degrees: B.G.S., Political Science
Other degrees: J.D., University of Chicago
Michael Linenberger
Michael Linenberger
​Professor of Hematology and Medicine, University of Washington
Seattle, WA
KU degrees: B.S., Cellular Biology, M.D.
Linda Loubert
Linda Loubert
Associate Professor of Economics, Morgan State
Baltimore, MD
KU degrees: B.A., African Studies
Other degrees: M.P.A, Business/Government Relations,
Park College
Ph.D., Political Economy, University of Texas
Justin Mackey
Justin Mackey
DEX/Biologics Consultant, Titan Surgical Group
Lenexa, KS
KU degrees: B.A., Communications Studies
M.A., Organizational Communication
Randall Marcuson
Randall Marcuson
​Executive Chairman of Advanced Animal Diagnostics
Durham, NC
KU degrees: B.A., International Relations and East Asian Studies
John McConnell
John McConnell
CEO, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Winston-Salem, NC
KU degrees: B.A., Chemistry
Other degrees: M.D., Loyola School of Medicine
elinda McConnell
Melinda McConnell
Philanthropist
Winston-Salem, NC
KU degrees: B.S., Medical Technology
Julie Mikols
Julie Mikols
Finance Professional
Chicago, IL
KU degrees: B.A., Economics and French
Other degrees: MBA, Finance and Accounting, Northwestern
Winfred Pinet
Winfred Pinet
President and CEO, Sycamore Associates, LLC
Ann Arbor, MI
KU degrees: B.A., English
M.B.A.
Penny Postoak Ferguson
Penny Postoak Ferguson
Deputy County Manager, Johnson County
Olathe, KS
KU degrees: B.S.B, Business Administration
M.P.A.
Terri Reicher
Terri Reicher
​Associate General Counsel for Litigation
Washington, DC
KU degrees: B.A., History and Political Science
Other degrees: MBA, John Hopskins
Mike Rome
Mike Rome
CEO, Chilton Capital Management
Houston, TX
KU degrees: B.A., Psychology
Alan Sims
Alan Sims
Chief of Neighborhood Plus
Dallas, TX
KU degrees: B.A., M.P.A., Public Administration
Kevin Sparks
Kevin Sparks
Chief Operating Officer, Quartet Health
New York, NY
KU degrees: B.A., Political Science and History
Other degrees: M.S., Defense and Strategic Studies, Missouri State
Sue Spradley
Sue Spradley
Executive Vice President and
General Manager,
Viavi
​Milpitas, CA
KU degrees: B.A., Computer Science
Tedde Tasheff
Tedde Tasheff
Attorney, National Center for
Law and Economic Justice
New York, NY
KU degrees: B.A., English
Other degrees: J.D., Northwestern Law
Shawna Tunnell
Shawna Tunnell
Partner at Hogan Lovells
Washington, DC
KU degrees: B.A., English and Political Science
Other degrees: J.D., L.L.M., NYU School of Law
Ann Varghese
Ann Varghese
​Program Officer,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Seattle, WA
KU degrees: B.A., Communications and Intercultural Communication
Other degrees: MSc, International Health Policy and Management,
Brandeis University

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