June 2021 Alumni Roundup

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Our interesting and diverse alumni have gone on to careers in numerous fields. Below you can find a quick sample - one alumni from each year of LAMP's existence. 

*Information sourced from LinkedIn public profiles and verified against LAMP academic records. We sincerely apologize if there are any mistakes. Help us stay up to date by filling out our alumni form.

1991 - George Coleman (Political Science BA) – Senior Vice President of Merchandising at CVS Health

1992 – Becca Polak (English BA) – Chief Commercial Officer and General Counsel at CarLotz

1993 – Barb Ruess (English BA) – Vice President of Global Branding at CareerXroads

1994 – Abbe Hook (Psychology BA) – Associate Executive Director at Early Care and Learning Council

1995 – Tim Lemper (Political Science and English BA) – Current Kelley School of Business and LAMP Faculty Member, Recent Recipient of IU's Mary Burgan Distinguished Service Award

1996 - Rebecca Ott (Apparel Merchandising BS) – Director of Sustainability at J.M. Smucker Company

1997 – Neil Poffenberger (Economics BA) – Project Director at Anthem

1998 – Taprena Augustine (Individualized Major BA) – Broadway and TV Actress, Most Recently in For Life

1999 – Andrew Koontz-Garboden (Portuguese BA) – Professor of Linguistics at University of Manchester

2000 – Sara Weiser (Religious Studies BA) – Elementary School Educator in Washington, D.C.

2001 – Michael Gosman (History BA) – President and CEO of ACTS Housing

2002 – Karen Andres (Spanish BA) – Director of Policy and Market Solutions at the Aspen Institute

2003 – Anna Barry Cope (Biology BS) – Epidemiologist at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2004 - Mark Faloon (Psychology BA) – Senior Manager of Compliance at Horizon

2005 – Ashley Stern Ruchlin (Jewish Studies, Telecommunications BA) – Mother-Baby Postpartum Nurse at Baylor University Medical Center

2006 – Kirk Walda (Psychology BS) - Category Management Director at Proctor & Gamble

2007 – Devin Kindt (International Studies BA) – Chef Instructor at Common Threads

2008 – Mark Strother (Anthropology BA) – Archeologist and Project Manager at Rincon Consultants, Inc.

2009 – Eric Andreoli (Biotechnology BS) – Director at HSG Healthcare Advisors

2010 – Dominique McGee (French BA) – High School Social Studies Teacher at Carmel Clay Schools; Business Owner

2011 – Natalie Noonan (Sociology BA) – Global Communications Strategist at United Airlines

2012 – Harrison Lin (Mathematics BA) – Actuarial Analyst at State Farm Insurance

2013 – Derek Sprunger (Economics BA, Mathematics BS) – Data Science Manager at Instagram

2014 – Laura Sloan (Biology BS) – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Pet Emergency and Specialty Hospital

2015 – Minkkyung (Lacie) Im (Economics BA) – Assistant Vice President of America Cyber at Barclays

2016 – Erik Hanson (Political Science and Economics BA) – Rider Growth at Lime

2017 – Sara Zaheer (Political Science BA) – Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Patty Murray

2018 – Eric Langowski (Mathematics BS) – Data Analyst for the Illinois Department of Central Management Services

2019 – Ashutosh Goyal (Management + Human Organization BA) – Director of Finance and Procurement at Ananta Hotels and Resorts

2020 – Kendra Obermaier (Biology BS) – Community Resilience Coordinator at AmeriCorps VISTA

2021 – Mike Pitz (Management + Human Organization BA) - Merchandise Planner Analyst at The Home Depot