Recent Alumni News & Class Notes

Jeffrey Libman, BBA ’77

Jeffrey Libman, BBA ’77, has been designated as a Premier Advisor at Wells Fargo Advisors for the 5th year in a row.  

 Michael P. Akin, BA ’03, MBA ’07

Michael Akin BA ’03, MBA ’07, is one of five business persons honored by the DC Chamber of Commerce this year.

Robert Hubbell, MBA’81, MBA ‘90

Robert Hubbell, MBA’81,relocates to Colorado’s Roaring Fork Valley.

Ian Newberg, BA’88, MBA ‘90

Ian Newberg, BA’88, MBA ‘90,promoted to Vice-President of Business Development, Americas for Cubic Corporation.

Michael Nelson, MBA’12

Michael Nelson, MBA’122, publishes novel “When Waters Wept” as part of mystery series.

Richard J. Hinkemeyer, MPA’82

Richard J. Hinkemeyer, MPA’82, honored as a recipient of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Antonio Ortiz Mena President’s Award.

Andrew Lewis, BAccy ’89

Andrew Lewis, BAccy ’89, received the Andy Barr award from the AGA.

Nilesh Jha, MBA ’10

Nilesh Jha, MBA ’10, founder and CEO of Vidyut, creates high quality and affordable hand held devices for the masses.

Dan Simons, BBA ’92

Dan Simons, BBA ’92, and Farmers Restaurant Group to open new restaurant in Tysons Corner February 5th

Kristin Fitzharris, MA/MBA ’05

Kristin Fitzharris, MA/MBA ’05, is a Global Senior Brand Manager at Ferrero International

John Klinedinst, MBA ’75

John Klinedinst, MBA’ 75, was recognized by The San Diego Business Journal as a finalist for its Most Admired CEO awards for 2015.

Jen Boulden, MBA ’04

Jen Boulden, MBA ’04, was recently interviewed by the Energy & Environment section of the New York Times.

Mindy Mora, BBA 1979

Mindy Mora, BBA 1979, was named a 2015 Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy.

Scott Kennedy, MBA ’81

Scott Kennedy, MBA ’81 retired 31 Dec 2012 from the Department of Army Intelligence & Security Command in Hawaii.

Dana Sleeper, BBA ’12

Dana Sleeper, BBA ’12 was recently promoted to executive director of the Maryland, D.C., and Virginia Solar Energy Industries Association

Melissa Springer, CCAS BA ’04, MBA ’10, CERT ’12

Melissa Springer, CCAS BA ’04, MBA ’10, CERT ’12 is the first vice president of client strategy at digital innovation agency Social Driver.

Alumnus Owned Energy Company Named to Inc. 500 List

Heartland Energy Partners, founded by John English, EMBA ’09, has been recognized by Inc. magazine’s annual list of the 500 fastest-growing private companies in America. Read More

Nicole Lynn, MBA ’14 & John Samuel, MBA ’14

Nicole Lynn, MBA ’14 & John Samuel, MBA ’14 were engaged in July 2014.

Natalie Meier, MBA ’14 & Eric Miller, MBA ’14

Natalie Meier, MBA ’14 & Eric Miller, MBA ’14 were engaged in February 2014.

Angela Atherton, MS ’99

Angela Atherton, MS ’99, has joined The Global Good Fund as its Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Read More

Brenda L. Silvils, MBA ’95

Brenda L. Silvils, MBA ’95,  is President of BLS Consulting LLC, an independent information technology consulting business in the Washington DC Metro Area, and the Founder/CEO of Free2Rise Educational Foundation Inc. Read More

Ashok Batra, Esq., MBA ’75

Ashok Batra, Esq., MBA ’75 and LAW MS ’80, was elected Chairperson of the Board of Social Services, Montgomery County, Maryland. Read More

In Memoriam: Dr. Harry Halley, DBA 1971

Dr. Harry Halley, DBA ’71, passed away on May 23, 2014. At 90 years old, Dr. Halley was a lifelong Colonial and embodied the values of George Washington throughout his life.Read More

Alumnus Becomes President and Owner of The Family Firm, Inc.

Nathan J. Gendelman, MBA ’01, became President and Owner of The Family Firm, Inc. in 2012. Read More



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