Class Notes

Haley Alvarez
April 9, 2019

Haley Alvarez ’15 is the Scouting Coordinator for the Oakland Athletics, helping to oversee the development of some of tomorrow’s baseball stars. She was featured in a March 24-24, 2019, Wall Street Journal Q&A titled “A Baseball Lover’s Dream Job.”

The Fun Empire team
April 9, 2019

Ryan Ho '14, Co-Founder of team-building event company The Fun Empire, was named to Forbes' 2019 “30 Under 30 Asia” list for its retail and e-commerce category. Along with The Fun Empire Co-Founder Natasha Toh, Ho made the list of honorees noted as standout entrepreneurs and rising stars in their field. Singapore-based Ho was chosen from more than 2,000 entries representing 23 countries and territories from across the region. Ho’s event company has created experiences for clients ranging from Google, Facebook, and Apple, to Disney, Nike, Goldman Sachs, Citibank, and the National University of Singapore. Read about Ho in Forbes.

Virginia Williams
March 22, 2019

Doug Williams ’07 and Libby Muldoon Williams (Nursing ’07) welcomed their first child, Virginia Grace, born Aug. 29, 2018. The family lives in Arlington, VA. Her aunts, Kathryn Muldoon Griffin ’02 and Courtney Muldoon Nazareno (A&S ’03), are looking forward to encouraging their niece to be a future Wahoo!

March 22, 2019

Chelsea Cullerot ’10 (M.S. in Accounting ’11) is a Manager in the audit practice of Baker Newman Noyes, an accounting and consulting firm. She joined the company in 2014 and specializes in internal control compliance, particularly detailed Sarbanes-Oxley testing.

book cover, Strategic Planning in the Age of Disruption
March 22, 2019

Bill McClain ’76 is the Author of Strategic Planning in the Age of Disruption, which demonstrates how to envision the future and then plan backward. The book encourages readers to look beyond new technologies to consider their ripple effects, as well as ethics and governance issues.

Dina Tamimi
March 22, 2019

Dina Tamimi ’99, Director of Smart Cities and Industry Verticals for High Growth Regions at technology conglomerate Honeywell, discusses how sensors, the internet of things (IoT), and cloud-based platforms can boost safety, security, and energy efficiency, thereby also reducing the environmental impact of future city development in a Feb. 20, 2019, asmag.com article titled “The Evolving Focus of Global Smart City Development.”

March 21, 2019

Robert D. “Bob” Perrow ’70, an Attorney with Williams Mullen, along with Farhad Aghdami (A&S ’89), W.F. Drewry “Drew” Gallalee (A&S ’77), Howard E. Gordon (A&S ’69, Law ’72), and Charles E. “Chuck” James Jr. (A&S ’96), all of whom practice with Williams Mullen, were named “Lawyers of the Year” in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in their respective fields.

Matt Ward
March 21, 2019

Matt Ward ’06 was inducted into Northwestern Mutual's 2018 Forum Group, the company's elite membership. Ward is affiliated with Northwestern Mutual–Chicago, and this is the first time he has received the Forum honor. Only 5% of more than 6,000 financial advisers receive this recognition.

Michael Alden
March 21, 2019

Michael Alden ’05 is a recipient of the Worcester Business Journal 40 Under Forty Award, in the Class of 2018. Alden works in corporate restructuring with Ascentria Care Alliance.

Melody Koh
March 21, 2019

Melody Koh ’07 has been promoted to Partner at NextView Ventures, a Boston- and New York City-based seed-stage venture capital investment firm focused on tech companies. As reported in Forbes, Koh will continue to work out of the Manhattan office as the first Partner established in that location, where she expects to invest primarily—but not exclusively—in the New York area.

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