Alumni Engagement and Advancement
The continued commitment of Whitman’s 30,000-plus living alumni, along with donors, parents, and friends of the School, is critical to realizing our goal of preparing students to be successful professionals and conscientious citizens of the world. We are so grateful to our alumni and friends who give their time, industry insights, career connections, and financial support.
At the Whitman School, we recognize that sustained and impactful engagement is a two-way relationship created through mutually beneficial opportunities and experiences. How can you support students? What can your alma mater do for you?
Being able to answer those questions in a way that meets our alumni's interests, capabilities and needs is a priority at the Whitman School. We hope the information provided here will help answer those questions for you. If not, let’s talk!
Meet the Alumni and Advancement Team
Whitman Honor Roll
Whitman shares its long list of philanthropic gifts to our School and its community.
ALUMNI NEWS AND PROFILES
Once you start, you just get a good feeling from helping others, and that’s what really ignited my love of mentoring, volunteering and donating to Syracuse University and other organizations important to me.Read Profile about Deb Leone
Business is a series of calculated risks, and a lot of what I learned at Whitman planted the seed for that. The diverse curriculum helped me to build muscle memory to handle things that come about unexpectedly in the work environment every day.Read Profile about Stephanie Johnson
Marketing Management and Supply Chain Management
Syracuse is a wonderful community. There are issues, of course, but we are working hard at every level to find solutions that help create a seat at the table for all.Read Profile about Melanie Littlejohn
The information I absorbed during my time at Syracuse University has stayed with me throughout my career. It helped me build a solid foundation to be an effective business person and leader at various companies that have made this community an even better place to live and work. I’m proud to continue to contribute to that.Read Profile about Barbara Ashkin
Master’s in Professional Accounting
I think it speaks volumes when education survives the test of time in a changing world. I would easily say that this program gave me an academic foundation for the rest of my career.Read Profile about Kathleen Miller
MBA/Executive Master of Public Administration
I love helping the students because I know the challenges they are going through. I enjoy lending my expertise as part of the Whitman Advisory Council, as well. I’ve always remained close to the School, and I’m proud that my family has, too.Read Profile about Scott Klein
There are a lot of great people here, and now I am one of their colleagues. I’m excited about the opportunity to have the support of these great people around me.Read Profile about Willie Reddic
Associate Professor of Accounting
We were established here, and it felt right to continue growing the business in the City of Syracuse, where I got my start.Read Profile about Scott Friedberg
Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises
CLLCTVE provides access to underrepresented talent in a way that allows us to democratize access to opportunity. It provides a deeper pathway for people who historically don’t have these opportunities available to them.Read Profile about Kelsey Davis
Master’s in Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises
The connection I have to Syracuse and the Whitman School goes above an MBA or being successful in my career.Read Profile about Jose Quiles
The Whitman culture breeds entrepreneurship, and I was deeply inspired and encouraged to pursue a less traditional career path.Read Profile about Jamie Vinick
Finance and Marketing Management
I really do believe that everyone, particularly those in my generation and younger, is going to work in tech at some point in their careers. Geek Girl is going to continue to be a part of closing the gender gap.Read Profile about Sandhya Iyer
Marketing Management/Public Relations
This is my first time living alone, far, far away from my family...My classmates, professors, advisors and friends at the Whitman School have all helped me feel welcome and supported.Read Profile about Elmir Guluyev
Master’s in Business Analytics
The courses at Whitman allow you to think outside of the box and transform your thinking into an entrepreneurial mindset. The foundational management and accounting courses definitely set me up for success in the real world.Read Profile about Saphyir Moody
I loved being part of the IMPRESS program. Believe it or not, it was one of the primary reasons I chose Syracuse and Whitman. I took full advantage of the program from day one and attended as many events as I could, knowing they would help develop my professional skills and provide additional insights into the business world beyond textbooks.Read Profile about Ellee Chen
Marketing Management/Information Management & Technology
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