Meet the Young Alumni Leadership Council

The Young Alumni Leadership Council (YALC) is an invitation-only group of the University of Miami's young alumni leaders, nominated and selected to serve the University on behalf of the Young Alumni Program. The Council fosters the active involvement of young alumni in support of the University of Miami and the UM Alumni Association.
  • Nawara Alawa

    Nawara Alawa
    B.S. '13/M.D./M.P.H.'18

  • Clay Alter

    Clay Alter
    B.S.B.A. '16

  • Zain Ashraf

    Zain Ashraf
    B.B.A. '11

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    Danny Barry
    B.S.C. '14
    Junior Copywriter, Arnold Worldwide
    Atlanta, Ga

  • Erin Benson

    Erin Benson
    A.B. '14
    Founder, Gameday Bae, Inc.
    Miami, FL

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    Alex Candee
    B.B.A. '09

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    Daniel Casamayor
    A.B. '09, J.D. '12
    Attorney, Beltran Brito LLP
    Coral Gables, FL

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    Ian Chambers
    B.S.M.A.S. '12
    Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Maryland
    College Park, MD

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    Christian Cox
    B.S. '13
    Head of Operations, Vai.car
    Miami, FL

  • Omar De Leon

    Omar De Leon
    B.S.C.E. '10, B.S.E.N.E. '10
    Construction Engineer, ExxonMobil
    Houston, TX

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    Dhrushti Desai
    B.B.A. '13
    Sr. Research Analyst, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Miami, FL

  • Jonathan Diaz BBA '13

    Jonathan Diaz
    B.B.A. '13
    Associate, Jenner and Block, LLP
    New York, NY

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    Kirk Dorman
    B.S.C. '09
    Marketing Director, San Antonio Winery & Stella Rosa Wines
    La Canada Flintridge, CA

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    Brittany Doyle
    A.B. '12
    3L Law Student, Harvard Law School
    Cambridge, MA

  • Julie Earl

    Julie Earl
    B.S.C. ’15
    Community Relations Coordinator, San Antonio Spurs
    San Antonio, TX

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    Shajena Erazo
    A.B. '09
    Teacher, District of Columbia Public Schools
    Washington, D.C.

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    Kenneth Esman
    B.B.A. '13

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    Christina Farmer
    B.S.B.A. '11
    Attorney Advisor, U.S. Department of Transportiation

  • Daniel Fine

    Daniel Fine
    A.B. '13
    International Financial Advisor, Corrigan Fine Group - Merrill Lynch
    Coral Gables, FL

  • Seth Furman

    Seth Furman
    B.B.A. '15

  • Emilio Garcia AB '10

    Emilio Garcia
    A.B. '10
    Sr. Manager, Corporate Development/Chief of Staff, Lennar
    Miami, FL

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    Victoria Genuardi Edwards
    B.S.C. '10
    Director of Major Gifts, Settlement Music School
    Philadelphia, PA

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    Natasha Gingles
    B.S.C. '11

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    Sean Goldstein
    B.B.A. '12
    SAP Consultant, IBM
    Coconut Grove, FL

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    Mackenzie Green
    B.S.C. '10
    Marketing Manager, NBCU Hispanic, NBC Universal
    New York, NY

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    Melissa Guller
    B.M. '13
    Project Manager, I Will Teach You To Be Rich
    New York, NY

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    Amy Halpern
    B.B.A. ’15
    Marketing Effectiveness Analyst, Nielson
    Chicago, IL

  • Brianna Hathaway

    Brianna Hathaway
    A.B. '16
    Student, NYU School of Law
    New York, NY

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    Michaela Hennessy
    B.A.M.A. '14
    Office Manager, Partners Capital
    Boston, MA

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    Kanesha Hines
    M.S.B.E. '13 B.S.B.E. '13
    Regulatory Affairs Specialist, LDR Spine
    Austin, TX

  • Tyler Horn

    Tyler Horn
    B.B.A. ’11
    Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch
    Cape Coral, FL

  • Candice Johnson

    Candice Johnson
    B.S.P.H. '16

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    SaraRae "Sadie" Jonath
    B.B.A. '08
    Development Officer- Foreign Policy, The Brookings Institution
    Washington, D.C.

  • Jake Krupa

    Jake Krupa
    B.S.B.A. '12, M.A.C.C. '12
    Ph.D. Student, University of Miami
    Miami, FL

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    Harold Levy
    A.B. '11
    Financial Analyst, JMA Ventures LLC
    San Francisco, CA

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    Javier Maymi
    B.A.R.C.H. '08
    Architectural Designer, Shalom Baranes Associates Architects
    Washington, D.C.

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    Lionel Moise
    B.S.C. '10
    Morning Anchor, CBS News Chicago
    Chicago, IL

  • Christopher Noel

    Christopher Noel
    B.B.A. '10, M.B.A. '12
    Associate, Gordon & Rees LLP
    Miami, FL

  • Bhumi Patel BESD ‘14

    Bhumi Patel
    B.E.S.D. '14
    Schools Manager, EVERFI
    Orlando, FL

  • Vikesh Patel

    Vikesh Patel
    B.S.B.E. '16

  • Austin T. Payne

    Austin Payne
    B.B.A. ’15
    MSA Candidate, Wake Forest University
    Winston-Salem, NC

  • Brad Piechoski BSCE '12

    Brad Piechoski
    B.S.C.E. '12
    Financial Analyst, Jarden Corporation
    Boca Raton, FL

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    Lydia Pinnell
    A.B. '09
    Goldman, Sachs & Co.
    Miami, FL

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    Casey Rea
    B.B.A. '16

  • Marissa Rose BSBA ‘12

    Marissa Rose
    B.S.B.A. '12
    Associate, Avision Young
    Chicago, IL

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    Jason Shuman
    B.B.A. '13
    Julius and US Investment Partners, Chief of Staff and Principal
    New York, NY

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    Ishtpreet Singh
    A.B. '16
    Account Strategist, Google, Inc.
    San Francisco, CA

  • Matthew Stanley BBA '08

    Matthew Stanley
    B.B.A. '08
    MBA Candidate, McCombs School of Business - University of Texas at Autin
    Austin, TX

  • Natalie Szmyd

    Natalie Szmyd
    A.B. '16
    Special Assistant, U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
    Washington, D.C.

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    Cortney Tidwell
    B.B.A. '10
    Financial Representative, Northwestern Mutual Financial
    Apopka, FL

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    Kristen Weaver
    B.S.C. '10
    Director of Digital Marketing, Power Distributors
    Columbus, OH

  • Ryan Wedmore

    Ryan Wedmore
    B.B.A. '13
    Trade Administrator, Fairholme Capital Management, LLC
    Miami, FL

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    Yifei Wu
    B.B.A. '16