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July 2024 Updates

  • Andrea Sehic, MA ’09, has begun a new position as a senior advisor for the FIDIC Academy.  
  • Benjamin A. Stafford, BA ’11, is in a new role as senior policy manager, energy systems with the Great Plains Institute.    
  • Weston Taylor, BA ’15, is working as a strategy consultant at Accenture Federal Services. 
  • Jennifer Heitmeyer, BA ’16, is now the executive assistant to the chair and event planner at the University of Colorado Anshutz Medical Campus. 
  • Daniel Zimmerman, BA ’16, accepted a new job as the senior director of government relations and policy at the Governors Highway Safety Association. 
  • Charles W. Calhoun, MA ’17, has begun a new position as grant development coordinator at Children’s Trust of South Carolina.  
  • Emily Graeter, BS ’18, has been promoted to legislative director at the U.S. House of Representatives for U.S. Rep. Mike Carey. 
  • Jeffery Josiah Lanning, MPA ’19, is working as the ADA coordinator at the Franklin County Board of Elections. 
  • Phoebe Potiker, BA ’19, is now the community investment manager at the Central Texas Food Bank. 
  • Megan Kammerdeiner, MPA ’21, has begun a new position as a learning specialist for the University of Texas at Austin. 

June 2024 Updates

  • Mica Flanagan, MA ’06, has taken on a new role as a project manager of business and workforce development at the Ohio Department of Transportation.  
  • Kelly Stevelt, MA-Arts Policy ’07, recently joined American Electric Power as the community engagement senior manager. 
  • Jacqueline Edwards, MA ’09, is now the director of the Human Services Department for the City of Phoenix. 
  • Noah Navas, BA ’14, is an account executive at Airtable. 
  • Anastasia Martinez, BA ’17, is now the director of campaigns and policy at Ohio Women’s Alliance. 
  • Sam Satterfield, MPA ’17, is working as a data analytics manager at the Ohio Department of Education and Workforce. 
  • Katie Laux, MPAL ’22, has joined the Economic and Community Development Institute as vice president of strategic partnerships and fundraising. 
  • Nikolas Merten, MPA ’22, is now a policy analyst at the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning. 

May 2024 Updates

  • Kelly Davids, MA ’12, has been promoted to president at The Appraisal Foundation.  
  • Eric Rosso, MPA ’12, is working now as a senior policy advisor for Philadelphia City Councilmember Kendra Brooks.  
  • Brandi Braun AL-Issa, MPA ’15, has been appointed president and CEO of Habitat for Humanity-MidOhio. 
  • Emily Underation, BA ’16, is now a contracts consultant at Capitol 50 Consultants.  
  • Sara Spain, BA ’18, will begin a new role as director of strategic communications at EMILYs List.  
  • Kacie Ziemann, BS ’18, has started a new position as contract administrator at the Urban Institute.  
  • Maria Busch, MA ’21, is now a principal consultant at Ascend Consulting. 

April 2024 Updates

  • Sam Frye, BA ’16, is starting a new position as an immigration paralegal at Berry Appleman & Leiden. 
  • Vanessa Kale, BA ’18, has received a promotion as deputy director of development and corporate relations at Third Way.  
  • Bethany Duffy, BA ’21, has been promoted to director of engagement and marketing operations at Legends. 

March 2024 Updates

  • Paolo DeMaria, MPA ’96, has been named to Thinking Nation’s board of directors.  
  • Kevin Arndt, BA ’13, is now director of planning and grants at Braven.  
  • Elyse Adams, MPA ’14, was promoted to senior vice president at CCS Fundraising.  
  • Brittany Kahn, BA ’16, accepted a new role as director of admissions and recruitment at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue. 
  • Cassandra Young, MPA ’16, started a new role in sales, management and talent buying at the At Work Agency. 
  • Kier Scott, MPA ’20, is now director of policy and research at Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio.
  • Will Sullivan, BA ’19, has been promoted to senior U.S. policy analyst at Principles for Responsible Investment. 
  • Cadie Allen, MPA ’21, is now the education partnerships coordinator at Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas. 

February 2024 Updates

  • Andrew H Byer, MPA ’94, is now the director of compliance advisory and assurance at Premier Financial Corp. 
  • Jeffry Harris, MPA ’00, now serves as a partner at Bricker Graydon.  
  • Liberty Ziegahn, MPA ’09, has a new job as managing director at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. 
  • Emily Cole, MPA ’13, is now a city council member for the City of Hilliard, Ohio.  
  • Kathryn Hogan, MPA ’13, has been promoted to director of federal workforce programs at the Partnership for Public Service. 
  • Alexandra Vitale, MPA ’13, has been promoted to a new role as a senior financial operations analyst at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. 
  • Sarah Anstine, MPA ’15, now works as the director of partnership and outreach at OneOhio Recovery Foundation.  
  • Matthew Troy, MPA ’16, has begun a new position as a vice president at MSI Consulting.  
  • Julie Manuszak, BA ’17, has begun a new role as customer success lead at Liminal. 
  • Alexandria Kaufman, MPA ’18, is now a grant specialist at The Ohio State University. 
  • Athina Lawson, BA ’18, has started her position as press secretary for the U.S. House speaker. 
  • David Chambliss, MA ’19, has been promoted to associate dean of development and executive director of strategic initiatives at Vanderbilt University.  
  • Dylan Edwards, MPA ’20, has started a new role as a planner at Bolton & Menk, Inc.  
  • Eric Vinyard, MA ’22, is now the assistant deputy director of legislative affairs at the Ohio Department of Medicaid.