John Pullen '95, after almost 11 years with Salesforce, has taken the role of Vice President, Global Sales Engineering at Zuora. He still resides in the Atlanta metro area with his son, Gage, and two dogs, Roxy and Xena.
David E. Brown '92 joined BDO USA LLP as Director–Private Equity Services in May 2019. David is based in Chicago. Most recently, he was a Managing Director with Riveron Consulting. After graduating from the Comm School, David joined PwC as an Auditor in Washington, D.C. After completing his M.B.A. at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin, David also worked at Banc of America Securities, Huron Consulting, and Tatum.
Thomas H. Cook Jr. '81 has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel. He is Head of the tax practice group of Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP in Raleigh, NC.
Katie Chapin ’08 and her husband, Sam Murphy, welcomed a son, Kit, born April 18, 2019. The family lives in London.
David Meredith (M.S. in MIT '03) has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors at enterprise safety software application provider Everbridge Inc., effective July 15, 2019. Meredith brings over 25 years of executive leadership experience across leading multibillion dollar cloud-managed services providers and software companies, having most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Rackspace.
Will Boland ’03, Co-Founder of CarLotz in Richmond, VA, and Doug Duenkel ’92, President and COO of Knight Point Systems in Reston, VA, are winners of 2019 Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards in the mid-Atlantic region. Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world's most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. The program makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership, and achievement. As the first and only truly global awards program of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national, and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
Leigha Field (A&S '11, M.S. in Commerce '12) is the Co-Founder of Okko, a startup that offers affordable, well-made no-show women’s undergarments.
Emily Lewis Wilkinson ’81 and Lynne Tickle (A&S ’84) started Concierge on Call in 2018. The company, based in Richmond, VA, provides organizational, decluttering, and downsizing assistance throughout the Northern Neck of Virginia.
Jordan Wenger '04 married Gregory Foster Brown Jan. 19, 2019, in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. The couple, along with stepson, Bruce, age 6, lives in Newport Beach, CA. Jordan completed her master’s from the Kellogg School of Management in 2014 and is a retired Strategy Consultant. Greg is a Commercial Debt and Equity Broker with HFF.
Todd MacLeod '90 joined Bachara Construction Law Group in Jacksonville, FL. An experienced litigator with extensive knowledge of the construction industry, MacLeod was previously a Partner at Cole, Scott and Kissane, also in Jacksonville. His practice will continue to be focused on construction litigation, general and commercial litigation, contract evaluation, and dispute resolution. Before earning his law degree from Florida Coastal School of Law, MacLeod was a general contractor, business owner, and corporate executive.