University of Vermont

Washington D.C. Career Networking Night

Thursday, January 11, 2018
6:00 - 8:00pm
Venable LLP
600 Massachusetts Avenue NW - 10th Floor, Washington, DC

Connect with UVM alumni representing a variety of career fields throughout Washington D.C.

  • Expand your professional network
  • Make connections in your field of interest
  • Learn how to network and job search effectively in Washington D.C.
  • Get advice from experienced professionals who live and work in the capital!

$10 registration fee. Professional dress. Light refreshments.


6:00-6:15pm - Registration & Refreshments
6:15pm - Program Welcome, Kick-off Speaker & Networking Activity
7:00pm - Networking Reception


Alumni networkers from various fields and career paths will be available to share insights and answer your questions one-on-one. Here is a sneak peak at some of the alumni joining us.



Paul Donohoo-Vallett '07, Analyst, U.S. Department of Energy
Madeline Murphy Hall '10, Program Manager, U.S. Department of State
Sydney Lucia '12, Program Manager for Europe an International Organizations, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Brendan Malone '11, Analyst, Federal Reserve Board
Khalil Munir '74, Policy Analyst, Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
Julie Seger '11, Government Relations Manager, National Park Foundation


Laura Fionda '04, Trademark Examining Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Ed Pagano '85, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Bilal Sultan '07, Attorney, In-house Counsel, DXC Technology
Jaye Tani '80, Attorney

Finance & Real Estate

Meredith Bessette '08, Project Manager, The Motley Fool
David Crowley '88, President, Capital Properties Group, Inc.

Health & Research

Maya Aleshnick '10, Senior Research Associate, Medical Science and Computing, contractor for National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ingrid Herrera-Yee '04, Clinical and Research Psychologist, Booz Allen Hamilton
Molly Kelly-Yahner '11, Manager, Government and External Affairs, Herbalife Nutrition
Lauren McLaughlin '09, Extramural Staff Assistant, National Cancer Institute, NIH

Nonprofit, Trade Associations & Education

Bill Bright '91, Director of Government Relations, Boys & Girls Club of America
Shayna Camp '12, Foundation Development Coordinator, AFP Foundation for Philanthropy
Julia Drost '08, Chief of Staff, International Center for Research on Women
Dominique Griffin '13, Special Assistant & Operations Manager, Higher Achievement
Nancy Glenn Hansen '64, Director, Strategic Partnerships, School For Ethics & Global Leadership
Lisa Jacobson '92, President, Business Council for Sustainable Energy
Heidi Keller '04, Policy Advisor, American Petroleum Institute
Jennifer MacNeil '93, 5th Grade Teacher, Center for Enriched Studies, Montgomery County Public Schools
Kristyna Meyer '91, Community Relations Specialist (volunteer)
Glenn White '80, Senior Program Officer, National Academies of Sciences


Michael Lawliss '14, Staff Assistant, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders
Tanner Palin '15, Associate, Devine Mulvey Longabaugh
Katie Seelen '14, Assistant to the Chief of Staff / Legislative Correspondent, U.S. Senator Susan Collins
Michaela Yarnell '14, Legislative Aide, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders

Technology & Marketing

Danielle Bilotta '13, Senior Website Associate, American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Joel Blouin '05, Director and Co-founder, Rotunda Solutions
Jade Christie-Maples '10, Consultant, crankfrog, llc
Casey Manning '12, Marketing Communications Manager, LearnZillion
Brendan McOmber '14, Implementation Consultant, FAST Enterprises, LLC
Burton Putrah '09, Data Support Manager, Measure UAS Inc.
Monika Raithel '10, Event Coordinator, Linder Global Events

For disability related accommodations, please call (802)656-3450 or email in advance.

This event is co-sponsored by the UVM Career Center & the UVM Alumni Association.

Last modified January 12 2018 07:30 AM