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Alumni News, 2021


SEPTEMBER

  • John Kichak ’11 – joined Vistaprint as Lead Data Engineer.
  • Diana Shaw, ’14 – joined data cloud provider Snowflake as Southwest Sales Engineering Manager.
  • Andrew Williams ’14 – joined Dataiku as Solutions Engineer.
  • Benjamin Blalock ’15 – joined Salesforce as Data Scientist in New York.
  • Taylor Corbett ’16 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at Microsoft in Washington, DC.
  • Mallika Dey ’16 – promoted to Data Science Associate Manager at Accenture AI.
  • Viola Glenn ’16 – promoted to Data Science Lead at Democratic National Committee in San Diego.
  • Tim Mulligan ’16 – joined Shopify as Data Scientist in New York.
  • Deborah Oluwaniyi Awe ’16 – joined Udacity as Senior Enterprise Solutions Architect.
  • Hamza Qureshi ’16 – promoted to VP Analytics at Bankers Healthcare Group in San Francisco.
  • Jordan Stauss ’17 – promoted to Data Science Senior Manager at The Home Depot in Atlanta.
  • Chris Becker ’18 – promoted to Lead Data Scientist at Humana in Louisville.
  • Valerie Davis ’18 – promoted to Principal Data Scientist at Fidelity Investments in Boston.
  • Elliott McDowell ’18 – joined Kantar Health as Research Scientist in Winston-Salem.
  • Kristen Twidt ’19 – joined Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, DC, as Statistician.
  • Andrew Francis ’20 – joined RTI International as Full Stack Software Engineer.
  • Katlyn Limer ’20 – joined Fidelity Investments as Manager, Data Analytics & Insights.
  • Kasia Michalska ’20 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at Aetna, a CVS Health Company, in Boston.
  • Kyrsten Rudock ’20 – joined Funding Circle US as Customer Analytics Analyst in Denver.

AUGUST

  • Cari Swann ’11 – promoted to Senior VP, Director – Treasury Risk at First Citizens Bank.
  • Austin Cook ’14 – joined Dataiku as Sales Engineer in Charlotte.
  • Shaina Race ’14 – joined Fidelity Investments as Principal Data Scientist.
  • Greg Dimock ’15 – promoted to Product Manager, Data Integration Platform at Oracle.
  • Jeremy Pernicek ’15 – joined DataRobot as Data Scientist in Omaha.
  • Henry Shengyuan Huang ’15 – joined Lyft as Data Scientist in San Francisco.
  • Tara (Fleming) St. Clair ’15 – promoted to Senior Product Manager, Cloud and Platform at SAS.
  • John Taylor ’16 – joined Visa as Senior Manager, Global Data Science in Washington, DC.
  • Colby Greene ’17 – joined Medical Guardian as Senior Manager, Data and Analytics, in Philadelphia.
  • David Jordan ’17 – joined JPMorgan Chase as Executive Director, Distribution & Geospatial Data Science.
  • Joe Loftus ’17 – joined HomeAware as Data Scientist.
  • Carrie (Field) Christian ’18 – promoted to Senior Machine Learning Engineer at Fidelity Investments.
  • Daniel Li ’18 – joined Affirm as Analytics Manager in Houston.
  • Yuqing Su ’18 – joined Databricks as Solutions Architect in Seattle.
  • Liping Wu ’18 – promoted to Senior Manager, Data Science at Advance Auto Parts.
  • Alex Almquist ’19 – joined Credit Karma as Partnership Analytics Senior Analyst.
  • Zuriya Haider ’19 – joined Condé Nast as Senior Analyst, Commerce Analytics in Washington DC.
  • Sage Lyons ’19 – promoted to Data Science Product Manager at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas.
  • Gloria Regalado ’19 – joined HelioCampus as Business Intelligence Engineer.
  • Angelica Spratley ’19 – joined Flatiron School as Data Science Instructor.
  • Evan Wimpey ’19 – promoted to Director of Analytics Strategy at Elder Research.
  • Abla ElSergany ’20 – joined Deloitte as Consultant.

JULY

  • Dan Zaratsian ’11 – promoted to AI/ML Architect for Gaming Solutions at Google.
  • Vincent Kwek ’14 – promoted to Director, Customer Success at Nielsen in Chicago.
  • Wes Ledebuhr ’14 – joined Sightline Payments as Director, Research and Analytics.
  • Andrew Williams ’14 – promoted to Manager, Healthcare Customer Advisory Sales Engineering at SAS.
  • Bailey Flores ’16 – promoted to Data Science Senior Manager at The Home Depot in Atlanta.
  • Jeremiah Riddle ’16 – promoted to Lead Associate, Data Science & Engineering at Booz Allen Hamilton in Denver.
  • Sean Ankenbruck ’17 – promoted to Senior Solutions Architect at Zencos.
  • Matt Wright ’17 – promoted to Director of Data Science at FortressIQ in San Francisco.
  • Nick Corrie ’18 – joined Under Armour as Lead Data Scientist.
  • Kian Kamyab ’18 – joined DataRobot in San Francisco, as Product Manager.
  • Vatslav Orlov ’18 – promoted to Cloud Business Development Manager at SAS.
  • Jola Pham ’18 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at Red Hat.
  • Farvah Khaja ’18 – joined Red Hat as Senior Data Analyst.
  • Michael Schwarz ’18 – joined USAA as Decision Science Analyst Senior.
  • Annie Cooper ’19 – joined IQVIA as Associate Data Science Director.
  • Robert Bayer ’20 – promoted to Adv. Data Scientist at Marathon Petroleum.
  • Trevor Edge ’20 – joined Cisco as Business Analyst.
  • Preston MacDonald ’20 – promoted to Senior Data Analyst at Wounded Warrior Project in Jacksonville, Florida.
  • Jonathan Rice ’20 – joined Pendo.io as Senior Analyst.
  • Kyrsten Rudock ’20 – promoted to Senior Marketing Analytics Lead at DISH Network in Denver.

JUNE

  • Justin Robischon ’11 – joined Vivante Health as Data Science Lead in Denver.
  • Marina (Akushevich) Kovach ’12 – joined ConcertAI as Executive Director, Strategic Data Sciences.
  • Chad Mukherjee ’12 – promoted to Director, Credit Risk Loss Forecasting Solutions at BMO Financial Group.
  • Saima Akhter ’13 – joined Facebook in New York, with Public Figure Community Development, Program Analytics.
  • Erin (Cutrell) McGowan ’13 – promoted to VP of Sales Engineering – Americas at Dataiku.
  • Matt Foreman ’14 – joined Klarna in San Mateo, California, as Director of Data Science.
  • Bright Small ’14 – joined Choice Hotels International as Director, Decisioning and Data Science.
  • Tammy Armstrong ’15 – promoted to Director of Analysis at Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Krista Loaiza ’15 – joined Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis as Data Scientist.
  • Mirna Domančić ’16 – joined HBOMax as Senior Data Scientist in Los Angeles.
  • Rebecca Overcash Johnson ’16 – promoted to Director, Supply Chain Operations Support at Lowe’s Companies.
  • Jing Zhu ’16 – joined Capital One in McLean, Virginia, as Manager, Data Science – Enterprise Products and Platforms, Machine Learning.
  • Sneha Bhalodia ’17 – joined Twitter as Data Scientist.
  • Beth Moser ’17 – promoted to Data Science Analysis Manager at Cisco.
  • Logan Teal ’17 – joined Disney General Entertainment Content as Senior Data Scientist.
  • Alfy Samuel ’18 – promoted to Principal Data Scientist at Fidelity Investments in Boston.
  • Connor Campbell ’19 – joined the Behavioral Modeling Team at Andrew Davidson & Co., Inc.
  • Roger Dugas ’19 – promoted to Manager at Deloitte Consulting.
  • Griffin Smith ’19 – joined Parallax Volatility Advisers, LP in New York as Data Engineer.
  • Emily Ammons ’20 – joined Guardsquare in Boston as Sales & Marketing Operations Analyst.

MAY

  • Jenny (Tuttle) Mayhew ’09 – promoted to Senior Director, Strategy at Targetbase.
  • Geoff Lewis ’10 – promoted to VP, Analytics at Pendo.io.
  • Miranda Hickman ’12 – joined ReviveHealth as Senior Marketing Analyst in Nashville.
  • Jing Zhao ’12 – joined Dataiku as Solution Engineer.
  • Rajeev Baddepudi ’13 – promoted to Director at BRIDGEi2i Analytics Solutions.
  • Stephen Rohrer ’13 – joined Envestnet|Yodlee as Director of Product & Analytics.
  • Phillip Domschke ’14 – promoted to Senior Manager at Deloitte Consulting.
  • Shane Lasher ’14 – joined Pegasystems as Solution Consultant.
  • Natalia Ochoa ’15 – joined Rappi as Global Head of Data Science and AI, in Colombia.
  • Hylan Carter ’16 – promoted to Vice President, Card Reporting and Analytics at JPMorgan Chase.
  • Virginia Chriscoe’16 – promoted to AI Engineer at Northrop Grumman.
  • Chris Eischen ’16 – promoted to Manager at Deloitte in Charlotte.
  • Udit Luthur ’16 – promoted to Data Science Manager at Cox Automotive in Atlanta.
  • Alex Horowitz ’17 – joined Berkeley Research Group as Consultant in Washington, DC.
  • Conner Cross ’17 – promoted to Team Lead, Data Science at Elevate in Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Ryan Wendt ’17 – joined Peraton in Raleigh as Data Scientist.
  • Amy Hemmeter ’18 – joined Rock Central as Machine Learning Engineer in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  • Ned Hulseman ’18 – joined the U.S. Department of the Treasury as Research Analyst.
  • Samantha Mazzeo ’18 – joined Capital One at Product Manager.
  • Damon Neanover ’18 – promoted to Team Lead, Data Science at Elevate in Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Ty Stuelke ’18 – joined Trimaco as Business Analyst.
  • Kyle Zeberlein ’18 – joined Corvus Insurance in Boston as Data Scientist.
  • Peixing Li ’19 – joined Jobcase as Quantitative Data Analyst in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Rachel (Turner) Roberts ’19 – joined Mars as Enterprise Data Insights Analyst.
  • Marshall Bradley, ’20 – joined iDoxSolutions as Lead Data Collection Analyst in Washington, DC.
  • Keyur Shah ’20 – joined Chewy as Associate Data Scientist.
  • Samantha Widman ’20 – promoted to Quality Assurance Analyst at Carta, in Salt Lake City.

APRIL

  • Jesse Behrens ’10 – joined data cloud provider Snowflake as Senior Sales Engineer.
  • Henry Chen ’11 – joined Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) as VP, Financial Crime and Data Analytics.
  • Meghan Kent Hayward ’11 – promoted to Senior Analytical Consultant at SAS.
  • Emilie (Clark) DeCherney ’11 – joined Pendo.io as Director of Analytics.
  • Ashley Burrell ’13 – promoted to Head of Business Intelligence at Outbrain in New York City.
  • Vicki Hwang ’13 – joined Hulu in Seattle, as Software Developer.
  • Taylor Shipman ’13 – joined new venture Circulo Health as Data Lead in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Clay Heaton ’14 – joined Ubisoft as Data Science Manager, Audience Science.
  • Alex Pierratos ’14 – promoted to Data Engineering Manager at Instagram in San Francisco.
  • Eduardo Brasileiro ’15 – promoted to Senior Pre-Sales Solutions Architect at SAS.
  • Alexandria McCall ’15 – promoted to Senior Data Visualization Analyst at SAS.
  • Tara (Fleming) St. Clair ’15 – promoted to Principal Systems Integration Architect at SAS.
  • Nicholas Parkin ’15 – joined PNC as Quantitative Analytics & Model Development Consultant.
  • Harish Kaushik ’16 – promoted to Director, Product Manager – Data and Analytics, Global Banking Digital Strategy at Bank of America.
  • Emily (Emmy) Burnett ’17 – promoted to Data Science Manager at Red Hat.
  • Shoshana Collins ’17 – promoted to Senior Manager, Data Science at Red Hat.
  • Cecilia Cupito ’17 – promoted to Data Science & Machine Learning Manager at etermax in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Nils S. Nelson ’17 – joined drift in Logan, Utah, as VP of Revenue and Analytics.
  • Kaili Stevens ’17 – promoted to Senior Manager, Data Science at Bain & Company in Charlotte.
  • John Stover ’17 – promoted to Analytical Consultant at SAS.
  • Nicholas Weimer ’17 – joined software developer ClickUp as Lead Data Engineer.
  • Madeline Cambo ’18 – joined Siemens Healthineers as Senior Data Scientist.
  • Victoria Carneal ’18 – joined Asurion in Boston, as Quantitative Analyst.
  • Ashley H. Peterson ’18 – joined Q2 in Denver, as Data Scientist, PrecisionLender.
  • Charles Sheets ’18 – promoted to Network Operations Senior Advisor at Cigna.
  • Caroline Weller ’18 – joined Pendo.io as Technical Account Manager.
  • Liping Wu ’18 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at Advance Auto Parts.
  • Jesse Ball ’19 – promoted to Manager, Data Science at Bain & Company.
  • Emily Bisenius ’19 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at Elevate.
  • David DeLissio ’19 – promoted to VP, Senior Data Analyst at Truist.
  • Alexandria (Lexie) Dempsey ’19 – joins Comcast Business in Denver, as Data Analyst.
  • Andy Dotter ’19 – promoted to Lead Data Scientist at Truist.
  • Jagadeesh Hariharan ’19 – joins Red Hat as Platform Data Engineer.
  • Aaron Johnston ’19 – joins LendingTree in New York, as Senior Analyst.
  • Rachel Schwitzgebel ’19 – promoted to Manager, Data Science at Bain & Company.

MARCH

  • Scott James ’14 – joined EAB in Boston, as Data Scientist.
  • Samantha Strapason Cvetkovski ’14 – promoted to Senior Manager, Data Science at Mindbody in Los Angeles.
  • Thomas Clark ’15 – promoted to Director at Ankura in Washington, DC.
  • Erandeni Juárez López ’15 – joined Microsoft in New York, as Data and Applied Scientist.
  • Saad Karim ’16 – joined Metrum Research Group as Senior Solutions Engineer.
  • Lauren (Williams) Gallic ’16 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at Microsoft.
  • Edward Preble ’17 – promoted to Senior Manager, Data Science at RTI International.
  • Barrett Corey ’18 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist, AVP at Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati.
  • Tori Pratt ’18 – promoted to VP, Senior Data Scientist at Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati.
  • Eliza Salkeld ’18 – joined Fidelity Investments as Senior Data Scientists.
  • Urmila Patil ’20 – joined Primrose School as Marketing Performance Analyst.

FEBRUARY

  • Radu Miclaus ’09 – joined Tellius as VP, Head of Product.
  • Scott Newkirk ’09 – joined Verisk as Director of Network Analytics.
  • Ghazala Sadiq ’10 – joined Customer Connect as AI Consultant.
  • Nathan Ford ’13 – promoted to Retail Data Analytics Senior Manager at NRG Energy in Houston.
  • Erin (Cutrell) McGowan ’13 – joined Dataiku as Director of Sales Engineering – Southeast US & LATAM.
  • Roxanne (Ryan) Clark ’14 – joined SemanticBits as Data Scientist.
  • Luis Garcia ’16 – joined Peraton in Baltimore, as Analytics Manager.
  • Christopher Yim ’16 – joined OneSource Distributors as Data Scientist in San Diego.
  • Kosta Blank ’17 – promoted to Manager, Machine Learning and AI at Adobe in Seattle.
  • Emily (Doyel) Clower ’17 – promoted to Data Scientist Lead at JPMorgan Chase in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Raj Daswani ’17 – joined Red Ventures as Data Analytics Manager.
  • Sneha Raghavan ’17 – promoted to Director of Data Science at Pendo.io in Raleigh.
  • Sam Ballerini ’18 – joined SaaSOptics in Arlington, Virginia, as Software Engineer.
  • Hadia Block ’19 – promoted to Senior Product Manager, Data Analytics at Lowe’s Companies.
  • Sunny Qin ’20 – joined Ally in Charlotte, as Credit Risk Analyst.
  • Chelsea Thomas ’20 – joined DISH Network as Marketing Analytics Specialist.

JANUARY

  • Molly Jones ’13 – promoted to Manager, Customer Advisory, at SAS.
  • Lauren Foley ’15 – promoted to Senior Quantitative Analyst at NextEra Analytics in West Palm Beach, Florida.
  • Paul Godfrey ’15 – promoted to Director II, Data Science at Liberty Mutual in Boston.
  • Ben Healy ’15 – promoted to AVP, Director of Analytics at Liberty Mutual in Washington, DC.
  • Luca Piazza ’15 – promoted to Technology Program Director at Anthem in Atlanta.
  • Jennifer Phung ’16 – joined Booz Allen Hamilton as Lead Scientist in Washington, DC.
  • Maria Bohannon ’17 – promoted to Senior Data Analyst at Indigo.
  • Caroline (Collins) Clark ’17 – joined Cisco as Data Engineer.
  • Taylor Mikkola ’17 – promoted to Senior Consultant at Beghou Consulting.
  • Rose Nyameke ’17 – joined Netflix in Seattle, as Senior Analytics Engineer.
  • John Paton ’17 – promoted to Data Science Senior Manager at Cigna in Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Alex Christian ’18 – promoted to Principal Data Scientist at Fidelity Investments.
  • Matthew Christy ’18 – joined Hopper as Data Scientist in Boston.
  • Jennifer Frix Estridge ’18 – promoted to Vice President, Data Scientist at Bank of America in Charlotte.
  • Danny Fitzgerald  ’18 – promoted to Vice President, Quant Analytics Manager at JPMorgan Chase.
  • Kathryn (Furman) Friedman ’18 – promoted to Principal, Data & Analytics at Slalom in Atlanta.
  • Amanda Shirey ’18 – joined Red Hat as North American Public Sector Consulting Project Manager.
  • Jerry Liao ’19 – joined Align Technology as Data Analyst.
  • Melina (Luetkehoelter) Foust ’19 – joined GRA in Alexandria, Virginia, as Data Analyst.
  • Kieran Riban ’19 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist, AVP at Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati.
  • Conner Rockwood ’19 – joined SAS as Senior Associate Analytical Consultant.
  • Molly Rubin ’19 – promoted to Senior Data Scientist at GoDaddy.
  • Michael Witebsky ’19 – joined Ibotta in Denver as Decision Scientist – Marketing.
  • Grant King ’20 – joined Tiber Solutions in Washington, DC, as Data Analytics Consultant.
  • Ragi Nayak ’20 – joined Atrium Health in Charlotte, as Statistician.
  • Payal Patel ’20 – joined IBM as Data Engineer/Data Scientist.
  • Stephen Slogar ’20 – joined BAE Systems in Orlando, as Senior Software Engineer.
  • Ryan Weisner ’20 – joined Marel as Business Intelligence Specialist in Garðabær, Iceland.

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