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Alumni Professional News

2022


May

  • Holly Sweeney ’14 – promoted to Documentation Engineering Manager at Meta in Seattle.
  • Mark Williams ’14 – promoted to Senior Manager at Deloitte in Charlotte.
  • Supratik Saha ’16 – joined Meta as Senior Machine Learning Engineer in Los Angeles.
  • Thomas Darlington ’17 – promoted to Quantitative Risk Analyst Lead at M&T Bank.
  • Kasey Jones ’17 – joined Meta as Data Scientist.
  • Jared Cline ’18 – joined Constellation Brands as Senior Data Scientist.
  • Misty Mangiacapre ’18 – joined data start-up Lumos Technologies as Visualization Specialist.
  • 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
  • Abla ElSergany ’20 – joined Cape Fear Collective as Data Scientist.
  • Shannon Tart ’20 – joined Elder Research as Data Scientist.
  • Matthew Cleary ’21 – joined Merz Aesthetics as Advanced Analytics Business Partner.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Scott James ’14 – joined Amplify as Senior Data Scientist in Boston.
  • Robin Vermillion ’14 – promoted to Senior Systems Engineer at SAS.
  • Paul Godfrey ’15 – joined WhatsApp as Data Science Manager in Boston.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Amy Hemmeter ’18 – joined Workhuman, in Detroit, as Senior Machine Learning Engineering Manager, NLP.
  • Di Hu ’18 – joined Zaloni as Product Manager, Machine Learning.
  • Nikhil Prasad ’18 – promoted to Senior Manager, Data Science at Bain & Company, Advanced Analytics Group in Atlanta.
  • Caroline Thomas (Gott) ’18 – promoted to Analytical Consultant at SAS.
  • Andy Dotter ’19 – promoted to Data Science Manager at Truist.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Octavio Cortes ’21 – joined Covr Financial Technologies as Business Intelligence Engineer.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Mike Northeim ’17 – promoted to Senior Director at Ankura in Washington, DC.
  • Shruti Patel ’17 – promoted to Manager, Quantitative Modeling at Ally in Charlotte.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • DT Oliver ’17 – promoted to Senior Analytics Manager at Feeding America, in Alexandria, Virginia.
  • 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.
  • 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, Life Cycle Optimization 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.
  • 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.
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  • 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 Lead Data Scientist 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.
  • Chris Steingass ’18 – joined Databricks as Solutions Architect.
  • Ty Stuelke ’18 – joined Cox Automotive as Enterprise Insight Analyst.
  • 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 Specialist Solutions Architect 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.
  • Alicia Chen ’21 – joined the Boston-based health care start-up, Ambit.
  • Mark Senay ’21 – joined Intuitive as Business Intelligence Analyst.

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