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

Associate, Avision Young Chicago, IL

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