Past CAMS Events

Spring 2017

Mentoring Meal with Rich Ross, C’83, Group President, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and Science Channel.

Mentoring Meal with Adam Hertzog, VP of Studio Productions and News, Golf Channel.

Mentoring Meal with Monique Péan, who launched an award-winning line of socially responsible and environmentally friendly fine jewelry--MONIQUE PÉAN, and Stephen Glass, COO of MONIQUE PÉAN.

Event: Media and Communications Roundtable Dinner with

Michael Bassik, C’01- President of Global Digital Operations, MDC Partners

Audrey Chang, C’92 – Managing Director, The Harbour Group

Gisela Garrett, C’08 – Director of Marketing and Operations, Denham Wolf Real Estate Services

Jessica Patcella, C’07 – Brand Marketing, Dow Jones

Event: Finance Roundtable Dinner with 

Radhika Cobb, C’07 – Investment Director, Hamilton Lane

Mike Gaviser, C’92 – Managing Director, KKR

Matt Greenberger, C’99 – Managing Director, Citigroup

Pari Hashemi, C’09 – Financial Advisor – Wealth Management, Wells Fargo

Fernando Rivas, C’96 – Co-Head Global FIG and Head NA FIG, Managing Director, J.P. Morgan

Liz Raun Schlesinger, C’99 – Managing Director/Head of Self Storage Investments, W. P. Carey

Josephine Shin, C’01 – Former Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Alcentra


Fall 2016

Mentoring Meal with Jessica Zoob, C’90, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

Finance Dinner – Marketing Your Liberal Arts Degree in a Finance Interview:

Eddie Chung, C’95, Director, Asia Pacific Equity Sales, Citigroup

Jude Driscoll, C’86, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer at Logan Circle Partners.

Mentoring Meal with Dr. Richard Kaiser, C91, Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon and Co-Director of the Retina Fellowship at Wills Eye, Professor of Ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson University.

Mentoring Meal with Amanda Weingarten, C’05, Assistant Dean for Development, School of Humanities and Social Sciences at The Citadel

Non-Profit Roundtable Dinner:

Veyom Bahl, C’07 – Managing Director, Robin Hood Foundation

Scott Millstein, C’92 – Executive Director, Coro New York Leadership Center

Caroline New, C’08 – Director of Donor Communications, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Amanda Weingarten, C’05 – Assistant Dean for Development, School of Humanities and Social Sciences at The Citadel

Mentoring Meal with Michael Kleiman, Executive Director, Media Tank Productions

Spring 2016

Mentoring Meal with Sharie Brown, C’79, Partner, White Collar and Government Investigations, Troutman Sanders, Washington, DC

Mentoring Meal with Rich Ross, C’83, Group President, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and Science Channel.

Mentoring Meal with Alex Klikoff, C’92, Senior Managing Director, Fintan Partners

Fall 2015

Mentoring Meal with Seema Hingorani, Girls Who Invest (“GWI”), a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing female representation in portfolio management and executive leadership.

Mentoring Meal with Pam Kurland and Rina Hakimian, US Department of Health and Human Services

You’re Majoring in What?! (Family Weekend)
Rick Hess (C'84, PAR'18, English), Co-Managing Partner, Evolution Media Capital
Dana Hork (C'02, Economics and Communication), Director of Membership,
Greg Patcella (C'06, Architecture), Vice President, Deutsche Bank
Ilana Seror (C'02, Philosophy and Science), Senior Associate, HawkPartners

Mentoring Dinner with Richard Kaiser, M.D.

Spring 2015

Mentoring Meal with Michelle Vanek, Assistant Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives

Mentoring Meal with Rich Ross (C'83, English and International Relations) President of the Discovery Channel

Mentoring Meal with Vince Szwajkowski (C’07, Economics and Political Science) Senior Director, Global Brand Strategy at Hilton Worldwide

Mentoring Meal with Ben Lerer (C03, Political Science), Founder and CEO, Thrillist Media Group

Entrepreneurial and Innovative Careers
Seth Berkowitz (C'04, Economics), Founder, Serve U Brands (Insomnia Cookies, Fly Cleaners)
Brian Long (C'06, Communication; Classical Studies), Head of App Re-engagement, Twitter
Jesse Rendell (C'05, History), Co-Founder, Scavify
Zach Simkin (C'06, WG'14, Economics), Co-Founder, Senvol, LLC
Alexis Tryon (C'06, Communication), Founder, Artsicle
Desiree Tunstall (C'06, History), Co-Founder and Managing Director, Verto Media
Annie Wang (C'05, WG'13, Chemistry), Co-Founder, Senvol, LLC

Fall 2014

Study Break with Hayley Boesky (C'88, Mathematics and Astronomy)

Mentoring Meal with Steve Karasik (C'95, Psychology and Communication), Vice President, Remote Productions, CBS Sports

Careers in Health: Looking Beyond the MD
Rebecca Earnest (C'12, Economics), Management Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Julie Kalter (C'10, Biological Basis of Behavior), Consultant, Promidian Consulting
Maida Milone (C'76, Philosophy; L'82), Senior Region Mission Director, Northeast & Mid-Atlantic, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
John Murphy (C'81, Biology; WG'12), CEO/CMO, Delaware Valley Urology
Leonard Podolsky (C'02, Economics), Director, Connolly Healthcare
Amanda Wang (C'11, Health & Societies)
Analyst/Associate, WESTMED Practice Partners

You’re Majoring in What?!
Beth Viner (C'99 CEO), Interbrand, New York and San Francisco
Sung Kim (C'92 P18), Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of Korea
Casandra Dominguez (C'07 G'13), Manager of Business Retention and Retail Attraction, Center City District

Spring 2014

Mentoring Meal with Rich Ross (C'83, English and International Relations), CEO, Shine America

Mentoring Meal with Brian Greene (C’01, English and Communication), TV Writer

Mentoring Meal with Tom Heller (C’95, English), Entertainment Executive

Mentoring Meal with Billy Peelle (C'05, History of Art and Political Science), Service Director, Eleven Madison Park 

Virtual Mentoring Meal with Roger Tang (C’05, Economics), 
Music Coordinator and Supervisor, most recently with
 DreamWorks Animation

Fall 2013

Mentoring Meal: Venture Capital and International Entrepreneurship with Dawn Hines (C'83, Economics; minor, Math), Managing Partner, Aventura Investment Partners

You're Majoring in What?!
Peter Rudeheair (C'07, Philosophy, International Relations), Journalist, Reuters
Iman Martin (C’03, Health and Societies, African Studies), Neuropsychiatry Post-doctoral Fellow, Penn Medicine
John Basnage (C'87, Biology), Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP
Hayley Boesky (C’88, Mathematics and Astronomy), Vice Chairman, Global Markets, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Virtual Mentoring Meal: Private Equity Videoconference with M. Kort Schnabel, Partner, Ares Management

Mentoring Meal: Real Estate Investment with Christopher T. Chee (C'98, Economics; minor, Psychology), Managing Director, Blackstone Real Estate Group, Berkeley

Virtual Mentoring Meal: Tech Startup, uBeam Founder

Careers in Public Policy
Merrill Csuri (C’06, International Relations), Manager, Principles for Responsible Management Education, United Nations Global Compact Office, New York
Michelle Jacobson (C’09, Environmental Studies and Political Science), Analyst, U.S. Department of Defense
Rachel Joseph (C’02, Sociology), Special Assistant, Executive Office of the Mayor, Washington, DC
Madeleine Konig (C’01, Philosophy, Politics and Economics), Senior Policy Analyst, American Heart Association Policy Research
Samantha Matlin (C’02, Psychology), Special Advisor to the Commissioner for Policy Development City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services; Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale School of Medicine
Raymond Shin (C’02, History), Senior Law and Policy Analyst, University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security

Spring 2013

Mentoring Meal with Rich Ross (C'83, English and International Relations), CEO, Shine America

Careers in Arts and Culture
Abdi Farah (C'09), Artist, New Orleans
Alexis Tryon (C'08), Founder, Artsicle, New York
Anastasia Kouriatova (C'09), Director of Sales and Marketing-Artestar, New York
Andrew Kronenberg (C'91, WG'99), Owner/Advisor-Andrew Kronenberg Fine Art LLC, New York
Johanna Flaum (C'05), Specialist-Sotheby's, New York
John Vick (C'07), Philadelphia
Kaegan Sparks (C'10), Special Events Associate, The Drawing Center, New York
Tremain Smith (C'85), Artist, Tremain Smith Studio, Philadelphia

Careers in Marketing for Students in the College
Dana McCurdy (C'06), Account Supervisor-Saatchi & Saatchi Healthcare Innovacations, Newtown, PA
Hillary Ross (C'11), Analyst-Infinia Group, New York
Jaime Cheng (C'99), Marketing Manager-Elsevier, Philadelphia
Jennie Ripps (C'03), Sponsorship Director-Talent Resources, New York
Kate Carpenter Race (C'03), Assoc. Brand Manager-Odwalla Coca-Cola Group, Atlanta
Spring Moore (C'99), Experience Director-Razorfish Health, Philadelphia
Stephanie Berez (C'01, WG'06), Product Manager-Church & Dwight, Princeton
Susan Pechman (C'79), Chief Marketing Officer-The NPD Group, Port Washington, NY

Mentoring Meal with Yowei Shaw (C'10, Sociology), Freelance Reporter and Audio Producer

Fall 2012

You're Majoring in WHAT?!
Doug Belgrad (C'87, History, Parent C'15), President, Columbia Pictures
Sarah Kessler (C'06, Urban Studies and Political Science), Associate, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Susie Lee (C'97, Anthropology), Senior Programme Officer, GAVI Alliance
Erica Levens (C’82, Communication), Associate Director, The Today Show

Careers in Finance for Students in the College
Nathaniel Brogadir (C'06, Economics), Equity Research, Stifel Nicolaus
Victor Gill (2006, English and Economics), Director, Sales and Trading, Avila Capital Markets
Nuru Hunter (C'97, Afro-American Studies), Financial Advisor, Chase Investments
Monica Jain (C'07, International Relations and Economics), current MBA student at Wharton
Dan Keating (C'03, History of Art), Assistant Vice President, Core Commodity Management
Neil Khettry (C'03, Economics), Economic Research Analyst, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Brian McCarthy (C'06, Physics and Economics), Fundamental Strategies Group, Stevens Capital Management
Maura Pape (C'07, Environmental Studies and Economics), Analyst, Soros Fund Management
Justin Routt (C'11, Political Science and Economics), Analyst, Citi
Raymond Strecker (C'04, English and Romance Languages), Specialist, Portolfio Surveillance, CIFG

Mentoring Lunch with Joseph Hedaya, (C'08, History and Sociology)

Mentoring Meal with Leigh Castergine (C'03, Economics), Vice President of Tickets and Sales, NY Mets

Mentoring Meal with Billy Peelle (C'05, History of Art and Political Science), Restaurant Entrepreneur

Mentoring Meal with Morgan Greenhouse, Founder and Managing Director, verdeHOUSE, LLC

Mentoring Meal with Michael Bassik (C'07, History of Art), Chief Executive Officer at Proof Integrated Communications and Managing Director at Burson-Marsteller

Mentoring Meal with Rachel Gogel (C'09, Fine Arts), Art Director, GQ Magazine

Spring 2012

Careers in Washington
Slavea Assenova (C'09, Music and Economics), Economist, United States Department of Commerce
Kyle Burr (C'09, International Relations and African Studies), Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton, Defense and National Security
Dan Friedman (C'00, History), Senate Leadership reporter for National Journal
Beth Gingold (C'07, Economics and Master of Environmental Studies), Research Analyst, World Resources Institute
Cherie Wilson Harris (C'05, Political Science), Vice President, M.J. Bradley & Associates LLC

Mentoring Meals with
Lauren Weinstein (C'06, Communication), Accenture Consulting (non-profit, international focus)
Ben Siscovick (C'06, Philosophy), IA Ventures (venture capital/investments)
Rich Ross (C'83, International Relations and English), Chairman, Walt Disney Studios
Jesse Salazar (C'05, Philosophy), Director of Government Relations, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 

Fall 2011

You're Majoring in WHAT?!
Catherine Chomiak (C'09, Communication and Political Science; Chinese minor), Associate Producer, NBC News
Margaux Howard (C'10, Cinema Studies, Environmental Studies & History), Analyst in Global Transaction Services, Securities and Fund Services, Citigroup
Mark Banash (C'82, Chemistry), Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Nanocomp Technologies, Inc.

Careers in Finance and Real Estate
Elizabeth Yee (C'98, German and International Relations), Director, Public Finance, Public Power and Utilities at Barclays Capital
Mary Lang (C'98, Sociology and Economics), Head of Dispositions at Prologis

Careers in New Media
Andrew Kortina (C'05, Philosophy and English; Computer Science and LIC minors), Co-Founder Venmo
Caroline Waxler (C'93, Classical Studies), Director of Digital Content, Lucky Magazine
OJ Lima (C'94, English; Spanish minor), Managing Editor at Complex Media
Paulita David (C'00, History), Head of Business Strategy and Operations for Creative Lab, Google NYC

Video Chat with Adam Rich (C'03), Co-Founder of

Spring 2011

Careers in the Fine Arts
Rachel Gogel (C'09, Fine Arts; minor: Anthropology), Graphic Designer, Travel and Leisure Magazine
Abdi M. Farah (C'09, Fine Arts; minor: Religious Studies), Painter, Sculptor, Printmaker; Winner of Bravo TV's "Work of Art"
Caroline New (C'08, History of Art; minor: Hispanic Studies), Development Assistant for Institutional Support at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Mentoring Meals with:
Tina Sharkey (C'86, International Relations) , Chairman and Global President of BabyCenter LLC 
Rich Ross (C'83, English and International Relations), Chairman, Walt Disney Studios
Jeffrey Solomon (Economics) , Chief Operating Officer and Head of Investment Banking of Cowen Group 

Fall 2010

Careers in Finance for College Graduates
Seth M. Ginns (C’00, Mathematics), Managing Director Jennison Associates, LLC
Martin Lehr (C’06, Economics), Osage University Partners
Alyssa Legler (C'06, History and Economics), RBS Global Banking & Markets
Jon Puckhaber (C’08, Political Science), Analyst, Securities Division, Goldman Sachs

You’re Majoring in What!?
RuthAnne M. Visnauskas (C'96, Urban Studies and Environmental Studies), Assistant Commissioner, Department of Housing Preservation & Development, City of New York
Bing Chen (C'09, English/Creative Writing), Associate Manager, Media and Entertainment Partnerships and Platforms, Google
John King (C'74, Anthropology), Senior Vice President, Retired, Merck

Mentoring Meals with
Ryan Ly (C'03, English), Talent Agent with Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles
Vijai Mohan (C'98, Biology and Economics), Portfolio Manager and Founder, Hyphen Fund Management LLC

Spring 2010

Careers in Marketing & Public Relations
Audrey Chang, Vice President, The Harbour Group, (Corporate Communications and Strategic Marketing)
Marissa Montenegro, Public Relations Manager, Pennsylvania Ballet
Alexis Tryon, Manager, Global Merchant Services Executive Office, American Express (Marketing)
Ronna Waldman, Manager, Burson-Marsteller (Global Public Relations Firm)

Fall 2009

You’re Majoring in What!?
Angelica Krut (International Relations and African Studies), Defense Intelligence Scholar, Defense Intelligence Agency
Elizabeth Kell (Physics), Manager of User Experience Research, Comcast Interactive Media
Steven Roth (Biology), Intellectual Property Lawyer, Orrick
Edward Chung (English), Director of Asia Pacific Equity Sales, Citigroup Global Markets

Green Jobs
Blaine Collison (Political Science), Program Manager, US Environmental Protection Agency
Peter Dailey (English), Chairman, President and CEO, International Electric Power
Andrew Glantz (History), Analyst, GreenOrder
Sarah-Jane Littleford (Environmental Studies and Individualized Major), University of Pennsylvania Liaison, Carbon Reduction and American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment

Mentoring Meals with:
Elizabeth Schlesinger (History), Director, W.P. Carey & Company, LLC
Nikki Silver (History), Co-President and Owner, On Screen Entertainment

Spring 2009

Venture Capital and Investments
Adair Newhall (Middle East and Asian history; minor English), Second-Year MBA Student at Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
Mohamad Makhzoumi (International Relations; minors French and Political Science) Principal, NEA

Mentoring Meals with:
Rich Ross C'83 (English and International Relations), President, Disney Channels Worldwide
Avery Scheiner, M.D. (Natural Sciences)
Marjorie Oxaal (German), District Manager, American Appraisal Associates

Careers in Science Panelists:
Niamh Cinquina (C'96, Biochemistry), Senior Manager New Product Forecasting and Asset Valuation at Schering Plough
Randi Hutter-Epstein (C'84, History and Sociology of Science), Freelance Medical Writer
Susan Park (C'96, Biology), Program Officer at The National Academies Ocean Studies Board
Glen Schuster (C'86, Mathematics), President and Chief Executive of U.S. Satellite Laboratory, Inc.

The Wide World of Consulting
Carineh Martin (C'95, Communication), Founder of CMC: Carineh Martin Consulting
Rachel Patterson (C'07, International Relations), Senior Analyst at Avascent Group
Michelle Tandler (C'08, History), Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company
Jeremy Goldstein (C'99, Biological Basis of Behavior), City Planner at Gannett Fleming

Fall 2008

A Conversation with Beau Biden (History) , Attorney General, State of Delaware

You’re Majoring in What!?
Aaron Dai (Biology; minor Music), FXFOWLE Architect and Pianist/Composer
Marcia Henry (Psychology and Afro-American Studies), Attorney, Labor and Employment, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Melody Kramer (English; minor History and Sociology of Science), Assistant Producer, Director and Writer for the NPR Program "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me"
Richard Wolf (Art History), General Manager,Office Graphics Division

Mentoring Meals with:
Rebecca Matchett (Urban Studies), Co-founder of two fashion lines and Independent Entrepreneur
Gabriel Mandujano (Urban Studies and Huntsman International Studies and Business), Executive Director, The Enterprise Center Community Development Corporation
Steven Rosenberg (Communication), Executive Producer, CNN Headline News, "Morning Express with Robin Meade"

Spring 2008

Careers in Politics and Government
Kenneth Baer (History), Editor, Democracy: A Journal of Ideas and Founder, Baer Communications, LLC
Joshua Gottheimer (History), Executive Vice President, Worldwide and Global Affairs Chair, Burson Corporate and Public Affairs Practices
John Hawkins (English; MGA, Fels Institute of Government), Lobbyist, S.R. Wodjak & Associates, LP
Gina LaPlaca (Political Science), Associate General Counsel, New Jersey General Assembly Majority Office

Mentoring Meals with:
Michael Gordon (Communication), Founder, Gordon Group
Rich Ross (English and International Relations), President, Disney Channels Worldwide
Ron Moelis (History, Dual Degree with Wharton), Principal, L&M Resources, Ltd.
Bob Michele (Classical Studies), Chief Financial Officer and Global Head of Fixed Income, Schroeder’s Investment

Fall 2007

Looking to Your Future: Why You Should Study What You Love
Dan Diamond (History), Senior Editor, Advisory Board
Caroline Elkin (Classical Studies), Associate Consultant, Marakon Associates
Scott Mulhauser (Political Science), Senior Advisor and Counsel, U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg
Bethany Rubin Henderson (Political Science; MA in Political Science), Founder and Executive Director, City Hall Fellows
Roger Viola (Religious Studies), Senior Vice President Strategic Client Partnerships, MedErgy

Careers in Finance for College Graduates
Christopher Chee (History), Blackrock Investment Group
Inga Earle (Biology and Asian and Middle Eastern Studies), Lehman Brothers
Alex Campbell (History), Vanguard
Sara Angrist (Mathematics), Citi Markets and Banking

Mentoring Meals with:
Audrey Levine (English), Attorney
Amy Meltzer (Communication), Real Estate Agent, Sloane Square NYC

Spring 2007

Careers in Washington
David Aidekman (International Relations), Special Assistant to the Counselor to the Secretary of State
Blaine Collison (Political Science), Program Manager, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
James Mills (Biology, Graduate Degree from SAS Graduate), Chief Pediatric Epidemiology, National Institutes of Health
Marc Ostfield (Women's Studies, Masters from Graduate School of Education, Doctorate from Annenberg School of Communication), Senior Advisor on Bioterrorism, Biodefense and Health Security
Bela Shah (Psychology), Senior Program Associate for Afterschool Initiatives, Institute for Youth, Education and Families, National League of Cities
Olivia Troye (Political Science), Assistant to Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, Office of the Secretary of Defense

Mentoring Meals with:
James Johnson, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, The Boeing Company
Judy Vredenburgh (Economics), President and Chief Executive Officer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
Ron Allen (Political Science, Masters Degree from Penn SAS), NBC News Correspondent
Stacey Bendet (International Relations), Co-founder and Designer, alice + olivia
Stephanie Tuck (English), Entertainment Director, Men’s Health and Best Life magazines

Fall 2006

Looking to Your Future: Why You Should Study What You Love
Andrew Zitcer (English and Religious Studies), Cultural Asset Management, University of Pennsylvania Facilities and Real Estate Services
Zuri Rice (Comparative Literature, Women’s Studies and English), VH1, Development
DeAnna Cheung (Geology and Environmental Science), Assistant Director Graduate Student Center, University of Pennsylvania
Kara Coluccio (History and Sociology of Science), Executive Search

Careers in Finance for College Graduates
Jeffrey Solomon (Economics), Managing Member, Ramius Capital Group, LLC
Michael Gorelick (International Relations), Head of Ratings Advisory, North America, Royal Bank of Scotland
Ahalya Nava-Majmudar (Art History), Partner, The Ridgewood Group
Veeral Rathod (International Relations and Economics), Partner, VKR Advisors

Mentoring Meals with:
S. Douglas Pugliese (Economics and Spanish), Managing Director in General Industries, Bear Stearns
Steven Singer (Political Science and History), Chairman and Chief Executive Office, American Banknote Corp.
Jamie Raab, Senior Vice President and Publisher, Warner Books

Spring 2006

Mentoring Meals with:
Steve Sokolow (English and History), Vice President and Head of Litigation Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.
Eraj Shirvani, Managing Director, Credit Suisse

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