After Graduation - Jobs

Lafayette alumni serve in leadership positions in a wide variety of fields, ranging from art to business, from technology to medicine. Here’s a small sampling of where our graduates have found careers.

Arts and Entertainment

M.K. Asante ’04
Professor of Creative Writing and Film
Morgan State University

Karen Cera ’95
Global Platform
iTunes Operations, Apple

Jenn Gsell ’04
TV Producer (MTV and Animal Planet)
MTV Networks

Brent Glass ’69
Smithsonian Institute/National Museum of American History

Brian Hutchison ’93
Stage Actor (Broadway)

Kojiro Umezaki ’91
Professor, Music Technology (shakuhachi player, member Silk Road Ensemble)
McGill University

Business and Finance

Sue Barnes Carras ’76
Senior Managing Director
Cushman & Wakefield Sonneblick Goldman

Susan Jeffers Carter ’78
President and CEO
Commonfund Capital Inc.

Samuel Chapin ’79
Executive Vice Chairman of Global Banking
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Michael Heaney ’86
Managing Director
Morgan Stanley

Sylvia Weaver ’75
Vice President of Process Excellence and Signature Client Service

Jonathan Ellis ’98
Vice President, Homebuilding/Building Products and Environmental Services
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Communications and Media

Mary Stengel Austen ’86
President and CEO
Tierney Communications

Larry Light ’71
Editor in Chief
AdviceIQ (publisher of syndicated personal finance content)

Sara Culley ’96
Senior Managing Editor
Women’s Health Magazine

Claudine Lillien ’90
Senior Vice President
Fox Entertainment Group


Darlene Bailey ’74
Dean of the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research and Special Assistant to the President for Community Partnerships
Bryn Mawr College

Anthony Caleshu ’91
Professor of Poetry, Manager of Master’s Program in Creative Writing
University of Plymouth, England

Joseph Cox ’68
The Haverford School

John Fry ’82
Drexel University

Ross Gay ’96
Assistant Professor of English, Associate Director of Creative Writing
Indiana University-Bloomington

Jay Parini ’70
Professor, English (author and editor of more than 40 books)
Middlebury College

Engineering, Science, and Technology

Mary Burnett Bogart ’82
President and Chief Engineer
Bogart Engineering

Amy Cerato ’99
Assistant Professor, CE & Environmental Science
University of Oklahoma

Angel Mendez ’83
Senior Vice President, Customer Value Chain Management
Cisco Systems Inc.

Stephen Pryor ’71
ExxonMobil Chemical

Thomas Loughlin ’83
Executive Director
American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Michael Sanchez ’81
Director of North American operations

Government and Public Service

Marcia Bloom Bernicat ’75
Ambassador, Senegal and Guinea-Bissau
U.S. Department of State

Judge Robert A. Freedberg ’66
Commonwealth of PA

Katherine Blair ’04
Health Policy Adviser
Colorado Governor’s Office of Policy, Research, and Legislative Affairs

Judge Frank Gaziano ’86
Associate Justice
Massachusetts Superior Court

Lenora Johnson ’81
Director, Office of Communications and Education
National Cancer Institute

Alan L. Hoffman ’88
Deputy Chief of Staff, Vice President Joe Biden
White House


Bhavana Sontakay Boggs ’86
Vice President and Senior Counsel
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company LLC

Susan Fox ’88
Vice President, Government Relations
Walt Disney Company

John Olivo Jr. ’84
Partner (invented “V-Chip” for TV)
Ward & Olivo

Jim Pooley ’70
Deputy Director General for Patents
World Intellectual Property Organization

Medicine and Health Care

Dr. David Albala ’78
Professor of Urology and Radiology/Medical Director
Associated Medical Professionals
Syracuse University School of Medicine

Chari Bachman Cohen ’96
Senior Research Associate, Public Health Research
Hepatitis B Foundation

Laneta Dorflinger ’75
Vice President for Clinical Research
Family Health International

Social Services

William Bull ’56
Country Director, Madagascar
Peace Corps

Doug Campbell ’86
Executive Director
Hands Together Inc.

Sally Durgan ’94
Director, CHCF Health Care Leadership Program
Center for the Health Professions

Maureen Graham Raquet ’76
Executive Director
Montgomery County (Pa.) Youth Center


Blake Costanzo ’06
Chicago Bears

John Gassner ’88
Senior Director, Global X Games

David Buck ’86
Senior Vice President
Philadelphia Phillies

Leland MacPhail IV ’91
Professional Scouting Director
Seattle Mariners

Joe Maddon ’76
Chicago Cubs

Jim Rosenhaus ’86
Radio Broadcaster
Cleveland Indians