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Keynote Speaker

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Each year we host a prominent Boston College alumnus/a to give the keynote address on the second day of Endeavor. Our 2018 speaker was Lev Golinkin, '03, Biology. 

Lev Golinkin is the author of A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka, Amazon’s Debut of the Month, a Barnes & Noble’s Discover Great New Writers program selection, and winner of the Premio Salerno Libro d’Europa.  Mr. Golinkin, a graduate of Boston College, came to the US as a child refugee from the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkov (now called Kharkiv) in 1990.  His writing on the Ukraine crisis, Russia, the far right, and immigrant and refugee identity have appeared in The New York TimesWashington PostLos Angeles TimesCNNThe Boston GlobePolitico Europe, and Time.com, among others; he has been interviewed by NPR, ABC Radio, WSJ Live and HuffPost Live.

 

2018 Alumni Speakers & Career Coaches

We also invite Boston College alumni back to campus for Endeavor to connect with students and offer stories and advice based on their career experiences. See the list of alumni who participated in 2018 below.

Tim Anderson

E. Peter Alvarez '06


Employer: 
Choate, Hall & Stewart
Job Title: Associate
 

Undergraduate Major: English

baratta

Joe Baratta '00

Employer: Abell Auction Co. 
Job Title: VP of Business Development & Valuations 

Undergraduate Major: Art History

Bishop

Wynndell Bishop '00
 

Employer: Emerson College 
Job Title: Director of Strategic Sourcing 

Undergraduate Major: Communication

Blount

Markell Blount '98


Employer: Onyx Group
Job Title: Principal
 

Undergraduate Major: Sociology

bradley

Bill Bradley '03


Employer:
 Constellation Pharmaceuticals
Job Title: 
Associate Director of Translational Sciences

Undergraduate Major: Biochemistry

Bryant

Austin Bryant '09


Employer:
 Converse
Job Title: 
Producer, Brand Design


Undergraduate Major:
English

Campbell

Patrick Campbell '08
 

Employer: Eaton Vance 
Job Title: VP, Portfolio Manager
 

Undergraduate Major: History

Sheila Corkhill

Pete Clarner '12
 

Employer: Biogen
Job Title: Senior Associate Scientist, Bioanalytical and Gene Therapy Development

Undergraduate Major: Biology

Sheila Corkhill

Catherine Cloutier '09
 

Employer: Google
Job Title: Managing Editor, Google Play Newsstand

Undergraduate Major: English

Coffey

Brendan Coffey '94
 

Employer: Bloomberg News
Job Title: Senior Reporter 

 

Undergraduate Major: English

Sheila Corkhill

Sheila Corkhill '88, MSW '89
 

Employer: Ascentria Care Alliance Immigration Legal Assistance Program
Job Title: Pro Bono Attorney
 

Undergrad Major: Psychology 

 

Sheila Corkhill

Liz Costerisan '03
 

Employer: Continental Resources, Inc
Job Title: Sales Enablement Manager

Undergraduate Major: Communication

 

Daly

Meghan Daly '14
 

Employer: Microsoft
Job Title: Software Engineer 

 

Undergraduate Major: Computer Science, History 

Liz Delaney

Liz Delaney '00


Employer: Environmental Defense Fund
Job Title: Program Director

Undergraduate Major: Biology

Liz Delaney

Michael Delsesto '08


Employer: The Mount Vernon Company
Job Title: Acquisitions Manager
 

Undergraduate Major: History

dibennedetto

John DiBenedetto '83


Employer: Self-Employed
Job Title: Director, Independent Consultant
 

Undergraduate Major: Math

Driscoll

Amy Driscoll '95

 

Employer: Fidelity Investments
Job Title: Director, Sponsorship Marketing
 

Undergraduate Major: English

Liz Delaney

Patrick Falahee '08


Employer: Magenta Therapeutics
Job Title: Scientist, Stem Cell Biology
 

Undergraduate Major: Biology

DeMarco

Lori Farnan '86
 

Employer: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Job Title: MD and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School

Undergraduate Major: Biology, Psychology

DeMarco

Nora Frias '07, M.A. '12
 

Employer: Nativity Preparatory School of Boston
Job Title: Director of Graduate Support
 

Undergraduate Major: Psychology

Grieco

Stephen Grieco '99

 

Employer: In transition
Job Title: Marketing, Planning & Strategy
 

Undergraduate Major: English

Donovan

Rev'd James Hairston '04
 

Employer: United States Army & Boston College
Job Title: Battalion Chaplain & Campus Minister
 

Undergraduate Major: Political Science

John Harrington

John Harrington '90

Employer: PNC Capital Advisors
Job Title: Director, Consultant Relations
 

Undergraduate Major: English

hrycko

Angelique Hrycko '08
 

Employer: Boston Children's Hospital
Job Title: Senior Project Manager

Undergraduate Major: Biology 

Katie Joyce

Kari Hulley '10


Employer: InkHouse
Job Title: Vice President
 

Undergraduate Major: 
Communication, Sociology

hynes

Allison Hynes '07


Employer: Norfolk District Attorney's Office
Job Title: Assistant District Attorney

Undergraduate Major: 
Communication, History

Katie Joyce

Katie Joyce '02


Employer: Shire
Job Title: Head of US Corporate Affairs and Media Relations

 

Undergraduate Major: 
Communication, Political Science

Kelley

Katie Kelley '09, M.A. '10

 

Employer: Saint Joseph Preparatory High School
Job Title: College and Guidance Counselor

Undergraduate Major: Psychology, Human Development

Kelly

Brian Kelly '95
 

Employer: Independent Advisor
Job Title: Retired CEO 


Undergraduate Major:
History

Knight

Pat Knight '08
 

Employer: Synapse Energy Economics 
Job Title: Senior Associate 

Undergraduate Major: Geophysics 

Lawlor

Beth Lawlor '89, P'20, P'21
 

Employer: UBS Financial Services 
Job Title: Managing Director- Head of National Sales, Banking and Lending

Undergraduate Major: Applied Psych & Human Development, Communication

Davy Levy

Michelle Lederhos '03, M.A. '04


Employer:
 Forte Foundation
Job Title: Associate Director, College Career Outreach

Undergraduate Major:
Education, Human Development

Lawlor

Patricia Lowe '91
 

Employer: Boston College
Job Title: Executive Director, Office for Institutional Diversity
 

Undergraduate Major: Political Science

Lugira

Nampeera Lugira '96, M.S. '10


Employer: Codman Academy Charter School
Job Title: Dean of Enrichment
 

Undergraduate Major: Political Science

 

Joseph Manning

Joseph Manning '14
 

Employer: Ceres    
Job Title: Senior Associate, Company Network

 

Undergraduate Major: Political Science

 

Manning

Tim Manning '08
 

Employer: Manning Personnel Group 
Job Title: Vice President

 

Undergraduate Major: History 

mckenzie

Gabrielle McKenzie '12


Employer:
 Washington National Cathedral
Job Title: Stewardship Coordinator
 

Undergraduate Major: Economics, English

McLaughlin

Megan McLaughlin Hawkins '14


Employer:
FTI Consulting
Job Title: Senior Associate, Corporate Communications & Social Media

Undergraduate Major: Communication

Tamy-Fee Meneide

Tamy-Fee Meneide '05


Employer: Solomon Admissions
Job Title: Senior Associate Director of College Counseling
 

Undergraduate Major: 
Communication, Sociology

Patrick Moran

Patrick Moran '91


Employer: AES Corporation
Job Title: President/COO

 

Undergraduate Major: History, Political Science

Patrick Moran

Karen Mulder '08


Employer: Tufts University
Job Title: Director of Business Development
 

Undergraduate Major: German Studies, History

Patrick Moran

Michael Murphy '87, P'17, P'20


Employer: CenterPoint
Job Title: Chief Development Officer
 

Undergraduate Major: Economics

naugler

Danielle Naugler '06


Employer: Ennis Inc
Job Title: Artist Representative

Undergraduate Major: Applied Psych & Human Development, Theatre

Patrick Moran

Nicole Oliverio '03


Employer: 7News, WHDH-TV
Job Title: Morning Anchor
 

Undergraduate Major: Communication, Political Science

pellerin

Kevin Pellerin '94


Employer: firstPRO
Job Title: Director of Business Development

Undergraduate Major: Sociology

prounis

Alex Prounis '09
 

Employer: Procter & Gamble - Gillette
Job Title: Assistant Brand Manager

Undergraduate Major: International Studies

Quandt

Alison Quandt Westgate '06, M.B.A. '11
 

Employer: University of Massachusetts Lowell
Job Title: Associate Athletic Director for Academics and Student Services

Undergraduate Major: Economics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erika Reis '00


Employer: City of Boston
Job Title: Senior Assistant Corporation Counsel
 

Undergraduate Major: International Studies

Edward Reynolds

Rachele Reis '12
 

Employer: Legal Services Alabama
Job Title: Staff Attorney

 

Undergraduate Major: Theology

Reiss

Paul Reiss '07


Employer: Proportion Design
Job Title: Founder & Creative Director

Undergraduate Major: Math, Studio Art

Reiss

Edward Reynolds '07


Employer: State Street Corporation
Job Title: Global Markets Client Onboarding Consultant

Undergraduate Major: English

RReynolds

Richard Reynolds '07


Employer: State Street Corporation
Job Title: Business Architecture - Project Management and Strategy Analyst

Undergraduate Major: English

Riley

Meaghan Riley '09


Employer:
SocialChorus 
Job Title: Strategic Advisor
 


Undergraduate Major:
 Theology, Hispanic Studies

Tim Shanahan

Katie Ruigh '03
 

Employer: American Well
Job Title: SVP, Product Management
 

Undergraduate Major: Computer Science

schorr

James Schorr '92
 

Employer: Epsilon 
Job Title: SVP, Analytic Consulting Group 

Undergraduate Major: Economics, Political Science

Tim Shanahan

Tim Shanahan '09
 

Employer: MLB Network 
Job Title: Marketing Manager 

 

Undergraduate Major: Communication

Adam Shipley

Adam Shipley '06
 

Employer: Dun & Bradstreet
Job Title: Data Operation Manager

 

Undergraduate Major: Psychology

taber

Mary Taber '08
 

Employer: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Job Title: Web Editor

Undergraduate Major: Communication, Sociology

telleen

Claire Telleen '08
 

Employer: Callan LLC
Job Title: Senior Vice President

Undergraduate Major: Math

Thomas

Natacha Thomas '01

 

Employer: Boston Retirement Board
Job Title: Associate General Counsel
 

Undergraduate Major: Sociology

Adam Shipley

Taylor Tinmouth '06
 

Employer: Boston Consulting Group
Job Title: Global Social Impact Marketing Manager
 

Undergraduate Major: History, Women's Studies

Adam Shipley

Mike Van Kradenburgh '99
 

Employer: MITRE
Job Title: Air Force Technical Advisor

 

Undergraduate Major: Sociology

Walters

Brian Walters '92 

 

Employer: Matthews International Corporation
Job Title: Vice President and General Counsel 

Undergraduate Major: English, Political Science 

Woycik

Kathleen Woodward '83, J.D. '88
  

Employer: United States Environmental Protection Agency
Job Title: Senior Enforcement Counsel
 

Undergraduate Major: Political Science

wolfington

Mark Wolfington '92
 


Employer:
 CarSaver
Job Title: Sr VP, Business Development


Undergraduate Major: History 

Woycik

Timothy Woycik '88
 


Employer:
National Grid 
Job Title: Director, Process Safety

 

Undergraduate Major: Chemistry