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Connect with an Alumni Career Volunteer

As industry experts, Alumni Career Volunteers offer a plethora of professional development resources and advanced level career support. Reach out to Sun Devil alumni to take your career to the next level!

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Anthony Baskovitz


Business administration and management

Anthony Baskovitz has extensive experience in development of agreements, patents, financial forecasts, public speaking and pure research to implement business goals focused on economic development.

Carletta Miller


Health care delivery

Carletta Miller has managed public relations initiatives at Arizona State University and health administration for Dignity Health and the Arkansas government.

Nichole Hackbarth


Nursing education

Nichole Hackbarth is a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Clinical Manager of the Tucson Medical Center. Nichole is pursuing a master’s in management and leadership and holds a master’s in nursing education.

Michael Einstein


Political science

Michael Einstein is a community relations manager for Bird and has served as an Outreach and Admissions Specialist at Arizona State University. Michael holds degrees in political science, emergency management and homeland security.

Jordan Davis


Political science

Jordan Davis is a freelance marketer who has worked for companies such as Colling Media and Tuft & Needle. Jordan holds a bachelor’s in political science from The College at Arizona State University.

Pooja Dalvi


Global health; economics

Pooja Dalvi is a team leader at The Vanguard Group and a current Certified Financial Planning Candidate. Pooja’s credentials empower her to advise on the financial services industry.

Alexander Falkenstein


Finance

Alexander Falkenstein has extensive experience with investment management, community involvement and exotic fruit. Alexander wants to work with non-profits and help with investment and portfolio management.

Al Childress


Accounting

Al Childress is a special agent with the IRS criminal investigation sector. Working in government administration, Al has strong financial, law enforcement and protective services skills.

Ryan Smith


Finance; supply chain management

Ryan Smith is a real estate entrepreneur who produced more than $10M in traditional real estate sales in 2018 as an agent with North & Co. Ryan is an architecture and design enthusiast.

Andy Forsell


Marketing

Andy Forsell is a senior project manager at Lockton Companies and is active in civic society and the community. Andy has been a property and casualty consultant for Brown & Brown Insurance.

Erin Weissman


Digital marketing; journalism

Erin Weissman is a dynamic partnership marketing executive with over 15 years of experience driving integrated cross-media promotions, brand storytelling, content development, grass roots and multi-cultural marketing.

Tracey Pastor


Educational leadership and administration

Tracey Pastor is an experienced principal with a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry. Tracey has experience in bilingual and multilingual education and is a passionate educator.

Natalie Jensen


Family and human development

Natalie Jensen is an accomplished coach and trainer with a master’s in family and human development. Natalie has experience in education, learning and development, training, management and program development.

Kyleen Miller


Social work

Kyleen Miller is a social worker with Chandler Unified School District. Kyleen has a master’s in social work, a bachelor’s in family and human development, a Spanish and justice studies minor and a certificate in public child welfare.

Melia Coury


Design; marketing

Melia Coury is a marketing specialist for On Q Financial Inc. Melia has degrees in marketing and design studies, a minor in dance and certificate in international business.

Larissa Miotta Simoncello


International finance

Larissa Miotta Simoncello is an anti-financial crime analyst. Larissa earned a bachelor’s at Augustana and an M.B.A. in global management and finance at the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Caroline Ozer


Mass communication; media studies

Caroline Ozer serves as a campus recruiter for Northwestern Mutual, working with students and career changers in their internship and job searches.

Mel Lewisr


Organizational leadership; CIS

Mel Lewis has a 25-year career as a strategic business operations leader in technology and financial services industries. Mel’s passion is helping people become effective, influential leaders.

Ryan Evans


Business; law; management

Ryan Evans is an in-house attorney for an international restaurant company. Ryan’s passions are law, entrepreneurship, start-ups and real estate.

Joey Denoncourt


Curriculum and instruction; Spanish

Joey Denoncourt has served as an instructional coach, teacher and social-emotional interventionist at various Denver elementary schools. Joey was accepted to Teach For America soon after graduation.

Diego Gettler


Business administration and management

Diego Gettler is involved with relationship directory for MomDoc. Diego has previously worked for the Arizona Chamber Foundation and Chandler Chamber of Commerce.

Alexandra Lynch


Small business operations; human communications

Alexandra Lynch has extensive media expertise and serves as the Phoenix New Times’ account executive. Alexandra has been the Phoenix New Times digital services multimedia account executive.

Jose Carrillo


Employer relations

Jose Carrillo is the vice president of employment counsel for Western Alliance Bank. Jose has served as the employment and corporate immigration attorney for Quarles and Brady LLP.

Dina de Leon


Global management

Dina de Leon serves on the executive board of the Hispanic Business Alumni Association. Dina was the special events and research analyst for the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Yalda Godusi


Juris Doctorate; global studies

Yalda Godusi is a litigation associate for the Lewis, Roca, Rothgerber, Christie law firm. Yalda earned a master’s from The London School of Economics and Political Science and a JD from Vanderbilt.

Jason Madison


Architecture; Construction Management

Jason Madison worked in construction management with Gilbane Building Co. after double majoring in architecture and construction management. Jason is transitioning to Madrid to start an MBA program.