Welcome to the OWU Alumni Partners Program!

Please see our extensive list of Alumni Partners who are eager to help students and fellow Alumni with their career and professional goals. The individuals on this page are happy to be contacted for 1:1 conversations, presentation invitations, and other engagements. Please click on their profiles to learn more and to see their contact details. We encourage students, faculty, Alumni, and staff to engage with these Alumni and form valuable OWU Connections.

Please feel free to refer additional Alumni to this program by emailing Leigh Mascolino, Director of Career Development, at lemascolin@owu.edu.


Alumni in Residence

Our Alumni in Residence are Alumni Partners who regularly volunteer in our Career Connection office to meet with students for resume writing, mock interviews, and more!


Mark Shipps ’70
Various environmental services positions (retired)
Columbus, OH
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Diana Roach ’72
Regional Recruiter and Senior Director (retired)
Various volunteer programs
Columbus, OH
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Bill McDonough ’74
President
Brand Matter
Columbus, OH
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Business


A.J. Alonzo ’13
Director of Marketing
DemandDrive
Boston, MA

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Eric Anderson ’96
Client Advisor & Branch Manager
Mercer Advisors
Gloucester, MA

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Matt Bixler ’78
Past Director of Product Management and Consulting
Sphera Solutions, Inc.
Denver, CO

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Diane Bizzarro ’12
Strategic Account Manager
Walk Me
New York City, NY
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Denise Brenner ’00
Tax Accountant
Red Fern Advisors & CPAs
Owner
Denise Brenner CPA LLC
Cincinnati and Columbus, OH

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Peter Day ’85
Senior Vice President of Sales
RxSense
Ft. Washington, PA

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Doug Dean ’92
Assurance Partner
PwC
Mars, PA

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Cheyenne Hanson ’18
Insights Analyst
IRI
Wadsworth, OH
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Sarah Hartzheim ’14
Lead Recruiter
Boston Consulting Group
New York City, NY
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Thomas Hern ’71
Owner
Hern & Associates
Lexington, KY
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Chip Holcombe ’82
Director of Investor Relations
One Columbus (Columbus 2020)
Columbus, OH
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Samuel Hong ’86
Retired Sales Professional
Merck and Abbott Laboratories
Blue Bell, PA

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Taimour Khan ’09
Strategic Marketing Leader
Honeywell International Inc.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Jim Mendenhall ’73
Corporate and fundraising professional (retired)
Powell, OH
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Drew Pang ’15
Corporate Development (Mergers &
Acquisitions)
Cardinal Health
Columbus, OH

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Siravid Paler (Toby) Phongmekin ’16
Division Lead Recruiter/Tech Change Management
TEKsystems
Columbus, OH
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Michael Pattison ’04
Relationship Marketing
Vail Resorts
Boulder, CO

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Bob Roach ’68
Wealth Management Advisor
Northwestern Mutual
Columbus, OH

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Jimmy Sanzone ’16
Business Account Executive/Sales
Spectrum
Columbus, OH
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Kyle Sjarif ’11
Project Manager
CarMax
Richmond, VA
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Matthew Tabenken ’80
State Manager (ME/NH/VT)
Sazerac Company, Inc
Falmouth, ME

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Zach Weaver ’11
Assistant Vice President
SIFMA
Brooklyn, NY

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Education


Stephen Alspaugh ’88
High School Principal
Bryan High School
Bryan, OH

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Meredith Lockhart-Neff ’15
Registered Behavior Technician
Mosaic Pediatric Therapy
Raleigh, NC

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Anthony M. Peddle ’14
First Grade Teacher, Kindergarten Teacher Leader
Columbus City Schools
Columbus, OH

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Alexander Pacilio ’18
Social Studies Teacher
Columbus South High School
Columbus, OH

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Entrepreneurship


Kelly Augspurger ’06
Life, Long Term Care & Disability Insurance Specialist
Steadfast Insurance
Westerville, OH

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SJ Barakony ’98
Founder
SBSL
CCO
H7 Network
Brand Ambassador
Web Strategy+
Community Ambassador
StartupSpaceApp
Delaware, OH

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Avi Biswas ’14
Content Copywriter
Avi Biswas Content Services
India
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Raymond Dackerman ’82
CEO
Seawind Technology LLC
Pittsburgh, PA; Indianapolis, IN

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Teresa Milner ’94
Freelance Financial Services Representative
Self-Employed
Delaware, OH

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Jordanne Wells ’07
Founder & CEO
Wise Money Women LLC
Cincinnati, OH

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Government and Law


Jan Carol Abraham ’83
Territory Manager
Wholesale Gift Industry
Washington, D.C. Metro Area

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Sean Harris ’97
Attorney/Partner
Kitrick, Lewis, & Harris Co.
Worthington, OH
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Charlotte Hickox ’98
Owner
Magog Consulting
Columbus, OH
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Josh Sanders ’97
Partner
Calfee, Halter, & Griswold LLP
Granville, OH

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Kiran (Ron) Sitoula ’98
Senior Manager
U.S. Department of the Treasury
Indian Head, MD
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Brandi Weekley ’06
Partner
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Cleveland, OH

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Health


Tricia Labuda Bhat ’97
M.D.
Spring House Health
Alexandria, OH
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Alisa Blazek ’96
Business Owner
Kinesight Fitness
Dublin, OH

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James (Jimmy) Garner Johnson III ’08
Staff Veterinarian
St. Louis Zoo
Adjunct Assistant Professor
The Ohio State University
St. Louis, MO

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Jennifer LaPlante ’00
Trauma and General Surgeon
SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital
Saint Charles, MO

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Nonprofit & Service


Erika Hankins ’11
Project Manager/Development Assistant 
Manning Publications
New York, NY

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Carrie Lippert Reinhardt ’94
Regional Administrator
Carolinas Region of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
Davidson, NC

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Kenneth (Ken) Robinson ’95
Regional Disaster Officer
American Red Cross – Central & Southern Ohio Region
Columbus, OH

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Dan Sharpe ’06
Vice President
The Columbus Foundation
Columbus, OH
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Rev. Shannon V. Trenton ’08
Senior Pastor
Church Hill United Methodist Church
Youngstown, OH

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Rachel Vinciguerra ’14
National Program Manager
Hello Neighbor
Pittsburgh, PA

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Benjamin (Ben) Hammett Walkuski ’07
Director, Individual Engagement & Philanthropy
Rheumatology Research Foundation
Atlanta, GA

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Shondra Wygal ’94
Associate State Director, Outreach & Advocacy
AARP
Houston, TX

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STEM


Katherine Bates ’97
Associate Professor of Biology
United States Air Force Academy
Colorado Springs, CO

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Selma Duhović ’06
Scientist
Kebotix
Boston, MA

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Christina Eckert ’13
Infrastructure Engineer
L Brands
Westerville, OH

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Jonathan Frey ‘84
Director & Product Portfolio Management at Molecular Imaging
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
Knoxville, TN

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Kristen Lear ’11
Endangered Species Interventions Specialist
Bat Conservation International
Fort Collins, CO

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John Steele ’99
Technical Discipline Architect
Unified Communication & Contact Center
Raleigh-Durham, NC

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