University of Vermont

Washington D.C. Career Networking Night

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
6:00 - 8:00pm
Venable LLP, 575 7th St. NW, 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.

Register at Washington D.C. Networking Night Registration Form or call 1-888-458-8691.


6:00-6:15pm - Registration and Refreshments
6:30pm - Program Welcome and Kickoff Speaker
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.


Financial Services

Meredith Bessette '08, Project Manager, The Motley Fool
Elizabeth Clough '01, Financial Advisor, Rembert Pendleton Jackson
Maggie Gage '04, Head of Political Strategies, Credit Suisse
Eli Weissman '94, Wealth Management Advisor, Alexandria Capital


Maya Aleshnick '10, Insectary Manager (ORISE Fellow), US Food and Drug Administration
Michael Banyas '03, Public Health Analyst, National Institutes of Health
Kimberly Donovan '03, Senior Policy Advisor, Department of the Treasury
Ginelle Edmondson '01, Sr. Health Informatics Analyst, Western Maryland Health System
Mark Falcone '76, Self-employed Massage Therapist, USDA (retired)
Khalil Munir '74, Policy Advisor, Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC)
Steve Stebbins '83, Chief of Staff, Department of Defense Office of Inspector General
Jeff Zinn '67, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress


Shayna Camp '12, Client Information Specialist, Crowell & Moring LLP
Laura Fionda '04, Trademark Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Jessica Hernandez '93, Attorney Development Manager, East Coast and Europe, Morrison Foerster LLP

Nonprofit, Education & International

Eileen Barrett '97, Director Capacity Management, MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Katy Bidwell '10, Program Manager, Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR)
Bill Bright '91, Director, Government Relations - Executive Branch, Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Julia Drost '08, Chief of Staff, International Center for Research on Women
Josh Neirman '09, Property Manager, Housing Unlimited, Inc.
Jennifer Swain '09, Chain of Custody Senior Staff Auditor, Rainforest Alliance
Alyson Welch '03, Associate, Tetra Tech


Jennifer Heins '10, Director of Scheduling, United States Senate – Chuck Grassley
Michael Lawliss '14, Staff Assistant, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders
Michaela Yarnell '14, Legislative Aide, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders

Technology, Marketing & Media

Tom Dionesotes '11, Digital Associate, NGP VAN
Emily Kayser '06, Director, Digital Programming, PBS (Public Broadcasting Service)
Emma Palmer '96, Senior Vice President, Weber Shandwick

Trade Associations

Robert Benner '14, Program Associate, Smart Cities, Transportation for America

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.

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