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Alumni Professional News

2022

Monthly job promotions and employer transitions in the alumni community.


NOVEMBER

  • Logan Corbett ’14 – joined Truist as Business Intelligence Lead for Fraud in Charlotte.
  • Steve Neola ’14 – joined Scribd as Senior Director of Product in Miami.
  • Iga Sikorska, ’14 – joined Kontomatik as Head of Analytical Solutions in Warsaw, Poland.
  • William Tyler Bradley ’15 – joined Cardinal Health as Senior Analyst, Data Science in Asheville.
  • Rongjin (Daniel) Wang ’17 – joined Credit Karma as Senior Partner Decision Scientist in Charlotte.
  • Emily Ammons ’20 – joined Fidelity Investments as Manager, Analytics & Insights.
  • Luna Gu Case ’21 – joined Fidelity Investments as .
  • Angela Cook ’21 – joined Pfizer as Manager, RWE Scientist.

OCTOBER

  • Ivan Gomez ’16 – joined Dataiku as Senior Cloud Architect.
  • Clare Burns ’17 – promoted to Technical Program Manager, Machine Learning Solutions at Apple in Austin.
  • Diego Malaver ’17 – joined Databricks as .
  • Ryan Wendt ’17 – joined Nav Technologies as Senior Data Scientist.
  • Dominick Carbone ’20 – joined Credit Karma as in Charlotte.
  • Noah Sayre ’20 – joined Databricks as Solutions Architect.
  • Ryan Weisner ’20 – joined Inmar Intelligence as Data Engineer in Winston-Salem.
  • Robby Alberse ’21 – joined Live Oak Bank as Data Scientist in Wilmington.

SEPTEMBER

  • Ana Maria Echeverri ’12 – joined Amazon leading Worldwide Business Development for AWS Contact Center Intelligence Solutions.
  • Luke Starr ’12 – joined Con Edison as in New York.
  • Greg Dimock ’15 – promoted to Principal Product Manager – Data Integration Platform at Oracle Energy and Water in Washington, DC.
  • Ian Lempert ’15 – joined Databricks as Senior Customer Success Engineer in New York.
  • Andrea Ruiz Rabadan ’17 – joined JPMorgan Chase as Executive Director, Analytics – Business Practices, Community Development, Racial Equity.
  • James Noe ’18 – promoted to Manager, Data Science at Red Hat.
  • Charles Sheets ’18 – joined the global medical technology firm, BD, as Senior Manager, Data Science.
  • Chelsey (Paulsen) Rogers ’19 – promoted to Group Product Manager, Data Science and ML Team at Asurion in Nashville.
  • Savannah Hampton ’20 – promoted to Data Scientist/Senior Consultant at Guidehouse in Washington, DC.
  • Natalie Martin ’20 – joined Delta Airlines as Program Leader in Atlanta.
  • Catherine McSorley ’20 – joined Esri as in Los Angeles.
  • Liesl Miranda ’20 – joined MillerKnoll as .
  • Rachel Nagley ’20 – joined Artemis Health as Healthcare Data Scientist.
  • Kyrsten (Rudock) Hayworth ’20 – joined Varsity Tutors as in Denver.
  • Jiin Son ’20 – promoted to Sales Science Quant Analytics Senior Associate at JPMorgan Chase in Columbus.
  • Ben Sullivan ’20 – promoted to Financial Risk Analytics Manager at SECU.
  • Andrew Burns ’21 – joined Plexus Capital as Business Intelligence Analyst.
  • Taylor Burch ’21 – promoted to Data Scientist/Senior Consultant at Guidehouse in Washington, DC.
  • Meghan Cioci ’21 – promoted to Guidehouse in New York City.
  • Andrew Eickemeyer ’21 – promoted to Data Scientist/Senior Consultant at Guidehouse in Washington, DC.
  • Rohan Prabhu ’21 – joined PNC as Senior Quantitative Analytics & Model Development Analyst.

AUGUST

  • John Kichak ’11 – joined Live Oak Bank as Principal Analytics Engineer.
  • Dan Zaratsian ’11 – joined Google as AI/ML Solutions Architect, Gaming.
  • Radhikha Myneni ’12 – Senior Manager, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning R&D at SAS.
  • Aaron Baker ’14 – promoted to Director, Data Science at Disney Entertainment & Media Distribution.
  • Peter Baumgartner ’14 – promoted to Consulting Services Lead, Machine Learning at Explosion, a Berlin-based tool developer for AI and NLP.
  • Nicholas Pylypiw ’14 – promoted to Chief Data Officer at Cape Fear Collective.
  • Shawn Inman ’15 – promoted to Director, Pricing Strategy & Analytics at Lowe’s Companies.
  • Austin John ’15 – joined U.S. Bank as
  • Colleen McCarthy ’15 – promoted to VP Financial Risk Analytics at SECU.
  • Omar Shehata ’15 – joined Amazon as in Arlington, Virginia.
  • Joshua Siever ’16 – promoted to Director, Data Science at SiriusXM in New York.
  • Chris Smith ’16 – joined Viridos as Senior Data Scientist in San Diego.
  • Sean Ankenbruck ’17 – joined Volkswagen Automotive Cloud as Senior Solutions Engineer.
  • Sneha Bhalodia ’17 – joined Google as Product Data Scientist.
  • Nils Nelson ’17 – joined Amazon as Senior Business Intelligence Engineer in Salt Lake City.
  • Zack Schwartz ’17 – joined Credit Karma as Senior Product Analyst in San Diego.
  • Ashley Costello ’18 – joined Apple as Data Scientist in Austin, Texas.
  • Di Hu ’18 – joined Truist as
  • Kevin Kelleher ’18 – promoted to Data Science Senior Manager at The Home Depot.
  • Damon Neanover ’18 joined Above Lending as Director, Strategy and Operations.
  • Lucia Lancellotti Titus ’18 – joined Capital One as Manager, Data Science.
  • Anuja Acharya ’19 – promoted to Manager, Analytics and Insights at EY in Charlotte.
  • Chris Cardullo ’19 – joined NC State University as a Ph.D. candidate in Mathematics.
  • Ellie Caldwell ’20 – joined Mozilla as Senior People Scientist in Charlotte.
  • Sam LaFell ’20 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at PPL Corporation.
  • Zach Lewis ’20 – promoted to Financial Modeling Manager at SECU.
  • Jonathan Rice ’20 – promoted to Senior Data Analyst at Pendo.io.
  • Ashwin Balasubramaniam ’21 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at EY in Charlotte.
  • Abigail Edwards ’21 – promoted to Senior Technology Consultant, Data & Analytics at EY in Charlotte.
  • Ana Iglesias ’21 – promoted to Senior Consultant, Data & Analytics at EY in New York.
  • Rayan Jabr ’21 – promoted to Senior Consultant, Data & Analytics at EY in Charlotte.
  • Zain Kazi ’21 – joined Red Ventures as Analytics Engineer in Charlotte.
  • Mitch Killar ’21 – joined Synchrony as AVP, Portfolio Credit Home & Auto.
  • Conor Lynch ’21 – promoted to Senior Consultant, Data & Analytics at EY in Charlotte.
  • Conner Mann ’21 – promoted to Senior Analyst, Business Analytics at LendingTree in Charlotte.
  • Robby Patterson ’21 – promoted to Senior Consultant, Data & Analytics at EY in New York.
  • Thu (Le) Young ’21 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at Pendo.io.
  • Hailong Zhao ’21 – promoted to Senior Consultant, Data & Analytics at EY in Charlotte.

JULY

  • Kevin Pedde ’11 – joined Gaming Intelligence as Chief Data Officer.
  • Kristopher Hoover ’12 – joined the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as Data Scientist.
  • Eric McMillen ’13 – promoted to
  • Aaron Baker ’14 – promoted to Director, Data Science at Disney Entertainment & Media Distribution.
  • Rob Causey ’14 – joined Reddit as Senior Data Scientist in New York City.
  • Deborah (Oluwaniyi) Awe ’16 – joined Fivetran as
  • Ravi Solter ’16 – promoted to
  • Nimish Garg ’17 – joined ING as Senior Customer Insights Analyst in Sydney, Australia.
  • Lisa Holbach ’17 – joined Artemis Health as .
  • Drew Lanning ’17 – joined American Express as Director of Consumer Deposit Pricing in Charlotte.
  • Matthew Christy ’18 – joined Amazon as Business Intelligence Engineer in Boston.
  • Jacqueline Hundley ’18 – joined Pendo.io as Technical Account Manager.
  • Eric Washington ’18 – joined RVO Health as Staff Data Scientist in Charlotte.
  • Brandon Creech ’19 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist/Analytics Engagement Manager at Elder Research in Washington, DC.
  • Alexandria (Lexie) Dempsey ’19 – joined Affirm as Senior Growth Analyst in Denver.
  • Rivers Baker ’20 – joined Zencos as Senior Consultant in Portland, Oregon.
  • Chandni Malhotra ’20 – joined Fidelity Investments as Senior Business Analyst.
  • Chelsea Thomas ’20 – joined CoBank as Risk Architecture Analyst in Denver.
  • Jessica Archibald ’21 – joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as IT Analyst.
  • Kaitlin Crenshaw ’21 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist Lead at DISH Network in Denver.
  • Chelyn Lee ’21 – joined MITRE as Senior Data Scientist in Washington, DC.
  • Vidusha Rao ’21 – joined TransMarket Group as Python Developer in Chicago.
  • Hanne Richardson ’21 – joined Federated Hermes as Data Scientist in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Jackie Zhang ’21 – joined Dune, the Oslo, Norway-based crypto data venture.

JUNE

  • Edward Rowe ’10 – joined Verizon as .
  • Justin Robischon ’11 – joined Shopify as Staff Data Scientist in Denver.
  • Twanda Baker ’13 – promoted to Technical Training Consultant at SAS.
  • Molly Jones ’13 – joined Dataiku as Sales Engineer.
  • Camden Lee ’13 – joined Postscript as Director of Business Intelligence in Austin.
  • Ben Yeomans ’13 – joined Duke Energy as Lead Data Science Consultant in Charlotte.
  • Amanda Gottschall ’15 – joined , Media & Entertainment Distribution as Principal Data Scientist.
  • Jordan (Hinton) Gillon ’15 – joined BMO Financial Group as Lead Developer – Credit Risk Forecasting Solutions.
  • Natali Ojeda Meneses ’15 – joined Microsoft as in Dallas.
  • Cory Delaney ’16 – joined Cisco as Data Scientist in New York.
  • Emmy Burnett ’17 – joined Spanx as Senior Data Scientist.
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  • Sneha Raghavan ’17 – promoted to Director of Product and Success Analytics at Pendo.io.
  • Adam Crouch ’18 – joined BHG Financial as Manager of Quantitative Marketing Analytics.
  • Darin Dooley ’18 – joined Divvy as Senior Product Manager in Lehi, Utah.
  • Kathryn (Furman) Friedman ’18 – promoted to Senior Principal, Data & Analytics at Slalom in Atlanta.
  • J. Elliott Cobb ’19 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at Hanesbrands in Winston-Salem.
  • Hayley Edmonds ’19 – joined Mattress Firm as Data Scientist in Charlotte.
  • Grant Fleming ’19 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at Elder Research in Washington, DC.
  • Jagadeesh Hariharan ’19 – promoted to
  • Sophee (Yutong) Li ’19 – joined Advance Intelligence Group as in Beijing.
  • Laney Sears ’19 – joined Nordstrom as Data Scientist.
  • Grant Clark ’20 – joined JPMorgan Chase as .
  • Nathan Jones ’20 – promoted to Senior Engineer Consultant–Data Science at Verizon in Boston.
  • Sam LaFell ’20 – joined PPL Corporation as Data Scientist.
  • Sunny Qin ’20 – joined Bank of America as Senior Business Analyst, Enterprise Capital Management, in Charlotte.
  • Mehak Shamdasani ’20 – joined M-Tech as Associate Product Manager in Atlanta.
  • Reema Thakkar ’20 – joined Meta as Analytics Business Partner in Washington, DC.
  • Samantha Widman ’20 – promoted to Product Manager at Carta in Salt Lake City.
  • Gus Conwell ’21 – promoted to Data Science Lead at DISH Network in Denver.
  • Jeron Russell ’21 – joined Apple as Marketing Data Scientist in Raleigh.
  • James Sheppard ’21 – joined Axios as Data Analyst.
  • Shane Stephens ’21 – joined London Stock Exchange Group as Product Manager.

MAY

  • Richard Couchon ’10 – joined the interactive entertainment company, Activision Blizzard.
  • Csaba Főző ’10 – promoted to GE Separation Program Manager at GE in Budapest, Hungary.
  • Rajeev Baddepudi ’13 – joined Accenture as Senior Manager, Data Science and Analytics.
  • Ashley Mui ’14 – joined DC-based Arcadia as Data Engineer.
  • Jonathan Orton ’14 – joined Salv as Data Analyst in Tallinn, Estonia.
  • Holly Sweeney ’14 – promoted to Documentation Engineering Manager at Meta in Seattle.
  • Mark Williams ’14 – promoted to Senior Manager at Deloitte in Charlotte.
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  • LeAnna Kent ’18 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at Elder Research in Washington, DC.
  • Emily Covill Duffy ’15 – promoted to U.S. Consulting Global Operations Manager at Deloitte.
  • Roshan Taheri ’15 – promoted to Vice President, Emerging Technology and Data Science at Fidelity Investments.
  • Kate Rodrigues ’16 – promoted to Senior Manager, Data Science at Red Hat.
  • Supratik Saha ’16 – joined Meta as Senior Machine Learning Engineer in Los Angeles.
  • Alex Spancake ’16 – joined the U.S. Department of Education as Education Research Analyst in Washington, DC.
  • Chas Stikeleather ’16 – joined OfficeSpace Software as Director, Data Science, in Atlanta.
  • Shoshana Collins ’17 – joined San Francisco-based BetterUp as Director of Product Analytics.
  • Thomas Darlington ’17 – promoted to Quantitative Risk Analyst Lead at M&T Bank.
  • Kasey Jones ’17 – joined Meta as Data Scientist.
  • Phil Maychek ’17 – joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as IT Analyst.
  • Rongjin (Daniel) Wang ’17 – promoted to Manager, Quantitative Modeling, at Ally in Charlotte.
  • Ryan Wendt ’17 – joined Aizon as AI Consultant.
  • Sophia Bessias ’18 – joined Duke University School of Medicine as Evaluation Lead, Algorithm-Based CDS Oversight.
  • Jared Cline ’18 – joined Constellation Brands as Senior Data Scientist.
  • Misty Mangiacapre ’18 – joined data start-up Lumos Technologies as Data Scientist.
  • AbdulAziz Shemna ’18 – joined Amazon as Business Intelligence Engineer in Ashburn, Virginia.
  • Alex Slota ’18 – promoted to Manager with EY in Charlotte.
  • Emily Bisenius ’19 – promoted to
  • Julie Huang ’19 – joined Google as Software Engineer, Machine Learning.
  • David Andexler ’20 – promoted to Manager, Data Science at Affinaquest in Washington, DC.
  • Emmanuel Daramola ’20 – joined the U.S. Army as .
  • Abla ElSergany ’20 – joined Cape Fear Collective as Data Scientist.
  • Rachel Powell ’20 – promoted to Product Team Lead at North Carolina Joint Underwriting Association.
  • Cassidy Sater ’20 – joined 202 Group as Data Scientist.
  • Sam Scarpino ’20 – joined SAS as Senior Associate Analytical Consultant.
  • Shannon Tart ’20 – joined Elder Research as Data Scientist.
  • Cathy Tran ’20 – joined PPL Corporation as Senior Data Scientist in Dallas-Fort Worth.
  • Matthew Cleary ’21 – joined Merz Aesthetics as Advanced Analytics Business Partner.
  • Kevin Craig ’21 – joined Calm as Data Scientist in Washington, DC.
  • Trent Jones ’21 – joined Vanguard as Senior Marketing Data Analyst.

APRIL

  • Erik Melton ’09 – promoted to Senior Manager, Analytic Consulting at SAS.
  • Lanier Senter ’09 – promoted to Senior Manager, Mid-Market PreSales at SAS.
  • Dan Zaratsian ’11 – joined Coinbase as Staff Solutions Architect, ML + Blockchain.
  • Wally Darr ’12 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at SAS.
  • Ashley Burrell ’13 – promoted to VP, Head of Business Intelligence at Outbrain in New York.
  • Attila Veres ’13 – joined the Growth Ops Decisions team at Apple in Los Angeles.
  • Jamie Zhang ’13 – joined Netflix as Senior Analytics Engineer in Boston.
  • Zachary Carideo ’14 – promoted to Lead Data Scientist at Wells Fargo in Charlotte.
  • Austin Cook ’14 – promoted to Director, Sales Engineering | Data Science & AI Leader at Dataiku.
  • Luke Farrell ’14 – joined RVI Group as AVP – Risk Management in Hartford, Connecticut.
  • Scott James ’14 – joined Amplify as Senior Data Scientist in Boston.
  • Elena Snavely ’14 – promoted to Senior Manager of Corporate Analytics & Insights at SAS.
  • Robin Vermillion ’14 – promoted to Senior Systems Engineer at SAS.
  • Kelvin Zhang ’14 – promoted to Senior Data Anaytics & BI Developer at Boeing in Seattle.
  • Tara (Fleming) St. Clair ’15 – promoted to
  • Matthew Frei ’15 – promoted to AVP of Data Science at Verisk in Salt Lake City.
  • Paul Godfrey ’15 – joined WhatsApp as Data Science Manager in Boston.
  • Aimee (Mushrush) Marva ’15 – promoted to Director, AML Customer and Transaction Monitoring, at Ally in Charlotte.
  • Biz (Elizabeth Strach) Stolz ’15 – promoted to Senior Product Manager at Disney Parks, Experiences and Products in Orlando.
  • Leigh (Nichols) Ward ’15 – promoted to Senior Software Developer at SAS.
  • Jon Daniels ’16 – joined MasterControl as Director Data Analytics Engineering in Lehi, Utah.
  • Mark Hoffmann ’16 – joined Meta as Machine Learning Engineer in Chicago.
  • Udit Luthur ’16 – promoted to Senior Manager, Data Science at
  • Tim Mulligan ’16 – joined Capital One as Data Scientist in New York.
  • William Nadolski ’16 – joined Aizon as AI Consultant in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Jessie Allen ’17 – promoted to Associate Principal Data Scientist with Cigna.
  • Shelby Bullock Klemm ’17 – promoted to Senior UX Researcher at Google.
  • Amy Hemmeter ’18 – joined Workhuman, in Detroit, as Senior Machine Learning Engineering Manager, NLP.
  • Di Hu ’18 – joined Zaloni as Product Manager, Machine Learning.
  • James Kuo ’18 – promoted to Director, Liability Estimation Data Analytics, at Ankura in Washington, DC.
  • Nikhil Prasad ’18 – promoted to Senior Manager, Data Science at Bain & Company, Advanced Analytics Group in Atlanta.
  • Ricky Tharrington ’18 – promoted to Senior Machine Learning Engineer at SAS.
  • Caroline (Gott) Thomas ’18 – promoted to Analytical Consultant at SAS.
  • Rachael Depolt ’19 – promoted to Analytical Consultant at SAS.
  • Andy Dotter ’19 – promoted to Data Science Manager at Truist.
  • William Jenista ’19 – promoted to Test Engineer at SAS.
  • Peixing Li ’19 – promoted to Senior Quantitative Data Analyst at Jobcase in Boston.
  • Trevor Lipps ’19 – joined Credit Karma as Senior Pricing Analyst in Charlotte.
  • Melissa Sandahl ’19 – promoted to Analytical Consultant at SAS.
  • Derrick Waters ’19 – promoted to Vice President, Business Analysis Manager at JPMorgan Chase.
  • Alison Berger ’20 – joined iRobot as Senior Data Analyst in Washington, DC.
  • Ellie Caldwell ’20 – promoted to Manager, Data Science at Bain & Company, Advanced Analytics Group in Atlanta.
  • Meg Malone-Hallberg ’20 – joined Analytics8 | Data & Analytics Consultancy as Staff Consultant.
  • Catherine McSorley ’20 – promoted to Manager, Data Science at Bain & Company, Advanced Analytics Group in Atlanta.
  • Paige Spell ’20 – joined Elder Research as Data Scientist.
  • Ryan Weisner ’20 – joined Maven ehf., in Reykjavík, Iceland, as Business Intelligence Consultant.
  • Alicia Chen ’21 – joined the as Operations Lead.
  • Octavio Cortes ’21 – joined Covr Financial Technologies as Business Intelligence Engineer.
  • Ansen Gunawan ’21 – joined Celonis as Associate Technology Consultant.
  • Fiz Lokku ’21 – joined Grailed as Senior Analyst, Marketing Analytics, in Denver.
  • Sarah Stephens ’21 – joined Funding Circle US as Credit Strategy Analyst – Data Scientist.
  • Jacob Turney ’21 – joined Trimble as Product Manager, Data Science, in Denver.

MARCH

  • Katy (Pharis) Biggie ’10 – joined Palo Alto-based Gong as Customer Success Data & Analytics Manager.
  • Erika (Streck) Cerwin ’10 – promoted to
  • Heather Goodykoontz ’11 – promoted to Senior Manager Analytic Consulting at SAS.
  • Meredith Markham ’13 – joined InMarket as Data Scientist.
  • Eduardo Brasileiro ’15 – joined Databricks as Solutions Architect.
  • Chris Bruehl ’15 – joined Maven Analytics as Lead Python Instructor.
  • Taylor Herson ’16 – promoted to Manager, Solutions Engineering at Cloudera.
  • Jeremiah Riddle ’16 – joined Meta as Data Scientist in Denver.
  • Arkadiusz Bryja ’17 – joined Redfin as Senior Data Scientist in Chicago.
  • Preston Burns ’17 – joined Sarepta Therapeutics as .
  • Mike Northeim ’17 – promoted to Senior Director at Ankura in Washington, DC.
  • Shruti Patel ’17 – promoted to Manager, Quantitative Modeling at Ally in Charlotte.
  • Andrew Procter ’17 – joined CVS Health as in Arlington, Virginia.
  • Rongjin (Daniel) Wang ’17 – promoted to Manager, Quantitative Modeling at Ally in Charlotte.
  • Shannon (Muldoon) Sokol ’17 – promoted to Quantitative Risk Analyst Expert, SVP at M&T Bank.
  • Alec Brown ’18 – promoted to Senior Manager, Data Science at Bain & Company, Advanced Analytics Group.
  • Charles Sheets ’18 – promoted to Product Management Senior Manager at Cigna.
  • Eric Washington ’18 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at Red Ventures in Charlotte.
  • Gregory McElveen ’19 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist, AVP at Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati.
  • Sam Thomas ’19 – joined Disney Entertainment & Media Distribution as Senior Data Scientist.
  • Christopher Goodrich ’20 – joined Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, as Data Scientist, in Washington, DC.
  • Elaine King ’20 – promoted to Data Analytics Senior Associate at Ankura in Washington, DC.
  • Taylor Kooy ’20 – joined iPipeline as Lead Data Analytics Engineer.
  • Jackson Perry ’20 – promoted to Manager, Data Science at Bain & Company, Advanced Analytics Group.
  • Shannon Tart ’20 – promoted to Data Scientist, Decision Analytics at The Home Depot in Atlanta.
  • Jason Thompson ’20 – promoted to Data Scientist, Decision Analytics at The Home Depot in Atlanta.
  • Sarah Wotus ’20 – promoted to Manager, Data Science at Bain & Company, Advanced Analytics Group.
  • Chesaney Wyse ’20 – joined Elder Research as Data Scientist.
  • Jordan Blackwell ’21 – joined JPMorgan Chase as Quant Analytics Senior Associate in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Ellie Casey ’21 – joined Welligence Energy Analytics as Data Scientist in Austin.
  • Amanda Dean ’21 – joined TD Bank as Modeling/Forecasting Specialist.
  • Jeremy Peavey ’21 – joined San Francisco-based Verana Health as Quantitative Analyst.

FEBRUARY

  • Laura (Rock) Moore ’10 – promoted to Senior Manager, Advanced Analytics Testing at SAS.
  • Erin (Cutrell) McGowan ’13 – promoted to Global VP of Sales Engineering at Dataiku.
  • Samantha Strapason Cvetkovski ’14 – joined TOCA Football as Director, Data & Analytics in Los Angeles.
  • Benjamin Blalock ’15 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at Salesforce in New York.
  • Maureen (O’Donnell) Jobrack ’15 – joined Ironclad Technology Services as Business Intelligence Analyst.
  • Daniel Brannock ’16 – joined RTI International as Research Data Scientist.
  • Virginia Chriscoe ’16 – promoted to Data Analytics Manager at Northrop Grumman.
  • Cory Everington ’16 – promoted to Head of Data at Bluestone Analytics in Charlottesville.
  • Ryan King ’16 – promoted to Data Science Manager at Paylocity in Detroit.
  • Craig Shaver ’16 – promoted to Manager, Data Engineering at Capital One, in Richmond, Virginia.
  • Jen Hines ’17 – joined Apple as Big Data Engineer.
  • Beth Moser ’17 – promoted to Sales Operations Manager at Cisco in Seattle.
  • DT Oliver ’17 – promoted to Senior Analytics Manager at Feeding America, in Alexandria, Virginia.
  • Biz (Elizabeth Strach) Stolz ’17 – promoted to Senior Product Manager at Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.
  • Matias Avila ’18 – joined IKEA as Data Scientist in Madrid, Spain.
  • Logan Cones ’18 – joined Intuitive as Data Scientist in Nashville.
  • Joshua Gandy ’18 – promoted to Manager, Salesforce Innovation Center in New York.
  • Yizhou Qiu ’18 – joined FARFETCH as Senior Data Scientist in Jersey City.
  • Anthony Berghammer ’19 – joined RTI International as Research Data Scientist.
  • Crystal Cheng ’20 – joined SAS as Industry Consultant.
  • Walter Creech ’20 – joined Red Hat as Senior Data Analyst.
  • Sarah Ocampo ’21 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist Consultant at Guidehouse in Washington, DC.

JANUARY

  • Scott Stark ’09 – joined LeadingAgile as Principal Consultant in Charlotte.
  • Jonathan Vanden Bosch ’12 – joined KPMG US as Director in Santa Monica, California.
  • Nathan Ford ’13 – promoted to Director of Data Science at NRG Energy in Houston.
  • Jamie Zhang ’13 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at Amazon in Boston.
  • Kevin Baughman ’14 – promoted to Director of Aizon Consulting Services.
  • Peter Baumgartner ’14 – joined Berlin-based software company, Explosion, as Machine Learning Engineer.
  • Salma Ibrahim ’14 – promote to Director of Sales Enablement at LearnPlatform.
  • Ryan McGibony ’14 – joined dbt Labs as
  • Brianna Bonham ’15 – joined Amwins Group as Director of Operational Analytics in Charlotte.
  • Matthew Lackey ’15 – promoted to Manager, Data Scientist, Enterprise Analytics at The Walt Disney Company.
  • Natali Ojeda Meneses ’15 – joined JPMorgan Chase as Senior Data Scientist, Wholesale Credit Transformation | Strategic Analytics, in Plano, Texas.
  • Adam Patisteas ’15 – joined Microsoft as , in Boston.
  • Alexandria McCall ’15 – joined Red Hat as Principal Data Analyst.
  • Marlyn Thompson ’15 – joined REACH as Head of Marketing Analytics.
  • Alice Toms ’15 – joined as Senior Biostatistician in San Francisco.
  • Alyssa Brinkley ’16 – joined SAS as Education Analytics Advisor.
  • Rich Conboy ’16 – joined Meta as Data Scientist in Atlanta.
  • Chris Liedtke ’16 – promoted to Head of Applied Data Science at BentallGreenOak in Boston.
  • Catherine LaChapelle ’16 – promoted to Enterprise Customer Engineer, Data Analytics at Google in New York.
  • Allison Phillips Clark ’16 – joined Compassion International as Strategic Analyst in Colorado Springs.
  • Rachel Snyder ’16 – joined Tableau as Data Strategy Consultant in Denver.
  • Sean Ankenbruck ’17 – joined Groundspeed Analytics as Senior Solutions Engineer.
  • Marc Armbruster ’17 – promoted to VP, Lead Data Scientist at JPMorgan Chase in New York.
  • Catherine Burton ’17 – joined HDR as Data Scientist.
  • Julia Demarest ’17 – joined the U.S. Department of State as Data Scientist in Washington, DC.
  • Hannah Holub ’17 – promoted to Senior Consultant, Data & Analytics at Slalom in Charlotte.
  • Holden Jones ’17 – promoted to Systems Engineer at SAS.
  • Katey Kilmer ’17 – promoted to Senior Data Analyst, Space Optimization at The Home Depot in Atlanta.
  • Rachel Kurtz ’17 – promoted to Analytics Architect at InterWorks.
  • with T. Rowe Price in Baltimore.
  • Matt Wright ’17 – joined Automation Anywhere as Director of Data Science in San Francisco.
  • Travis Beaulieu, ’18 – promoted to Principal Data Scientist at Fidelity Investments.
  • Chris Becker ’18 – joined MedArrive as Director, Data Science, in Louisville.
  • Nick Corrie ’18 – joined Wells Fargo as Senior Lead Marketing Consultant, VP.
  • Haani Husain ’18 – joined DriveTime as Senior Data Scientist in Dallas.
  • Misty Mangiacapre ’18 – promoted to Vice President – Analytics – Data Scientist at Live Oak Bank.
  • Daniel Martin ’18 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at Baltimore Orioles.
  • Jabari Myles ’18 – joined MetLife as Senior Data Scientist.
  • Chris Steingass ’18 – joined Databricks as Solutions Architect.
  • Ty Stuelke ’18 – joined Cox Automotive as Enterprise Insight Analyst.
  • Ayesha Ziaullah ’18 – promoted to Data Scientist at SAS.
  • Elliott Bessell ’19 – joined OneMain Financial as Manager, Data Science, in Charlotte.
  • Zhongshuai Cao ’19 – joined LexisNexis as Senior Data Scientist.
  • Debosmita Das ’19 – joined Charles Schwab as Manager, Data Scientist.
  • Graham Haines ’19 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas in Chicago.
  • Dave Hiltbrand ’19 – joined Thermo Fisher Scientific as .
  • Tolan Nguyen ’19 – joined Capital One as .
  • Thrisha Oruganti ’19 – joined KPMG US as Senior Associate, Data & Analytics Modeler in Chicago.
  • Evan Schaeffer ’19 – promoted to Senior Consultant, Data & Analytics at Slalom in Atlanta.
  • Chenhui Zhang ’19 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at Fidelity Investments.
  • Shao Chen ’20 – joined SeaMoney as Business Analyst in Singapore.
  • Kyle Clapper ’20 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at PenFed Credit Union in Washington, DC.
  • Samantha Everett ’20 – joined Cisco as Data Analyst.
  • Samuel LaFell ’20 – joined Capgemini as Data Science Consultant.
  • Preston MacDonald ’20 – joined Red Hat as Marketing Data Scientist.
  • Ragi Nayak ’20 – joined the American College of Surgeons as Statistician.
  • Sameen Salam ’20 – joined Deloitte as Data Scientist.
  • Noah Sayre ’20 – promoted to at Red Hat.
  • Mehak Shamdasani ’20 – promoted to Consultant in Data & Analytics at Slalom in Atlanta.
  • Nick Sterling ’20 – promoted to Consultant at Beghou Consulting.
  • Yao Sun ’20 – promoted to Data Scientist at The Home Depot in Atlanta.
  • Wesley Thompson ’20 – promoted to VP Data Scientist Lead at JPMorgan Chase.
  • Michael Zabawa ’20 – promoted to VP Data Scientist Lead at JPMorgan Chase.
  • Ashley Avis ’21 – joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as IT Analyst.
  • Mark Senay ’21 – joined Intuitive as Business Intelligence Analyst.

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