University of Vermont


Washington D.C. Career Networking Night

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
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 - Charlie Kellett ‘93,
U.S. Department of State
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. Check out the networker list below. Additionally, you can learn more about alumni networkers here: Washington DC Alumni Networker Profiles.


Lisa Jacobson ‘92, Business Council for Sustainable Energy
Johanna Polsenberg ‘91, Conservation International
Sam Quinn ‘11, AtSite Inc.
Jennifer Swain ‘09, G'14, Rainforest Alliance

Government & Politics
David Finkelstein ‘14, US Chamber of Commerce
John Goldberg G‘90, U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Agriculture
Bryant Jones ‘05, White House
Charlie Kellett ‘93, U.S. Department of State
Michael Lawliss ‘14, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders
Khalil Munir ‘74, DC Government / Private Clients
Morgan Thommen ‘07, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Micheala Yarnell ‘13, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders
Jeff Zinn ‘67, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress

Mark Falcone ‘76, Self-employed Massage Therapist, retired USDA
Anese Irick ‘12, Dominion Youth Services
Molly Kelly-Yahner ‘11, Herbalife Nutrition
Lauren McLaughlin ‘08, National Cancer Institute (NIH)

International, Nonprofit & Education
Maya Brown ‘98, American University
Jessie Kalsmith ‘03, Fintrac
Bill Bright ‘91, Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Julia Drost ‘08, International Center for Research on Women
Josh Neirman ‘09, Housing Unlimited, Inc.
Yehuda Sugarman ‘02, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Michael Cone ‘07, Themis PLLC
Laura Fionda ‘04, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Emily Florio ‘04, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner
Shayna Camp ‘12, Crowell & Moring LLP

Marketing & Media
Laura Bernardini '95, CNN
Tom Dionesotes ‘11, NGP VAN
Kristen Rachinsky ‘96, CEB

Technology & Engineering
Carl Chaffatt ‘12, eIntern
Katherine McClintic ‘10, LivingSocial
Brendan McOmber ‘14, Fast Enterprises LLC
Burton Putrah ‘09, Arlington County, Virginia
Erin Wood G‘14, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Trade Associations & Insurance
Cary Frye ‘82, International Dairy Foods Association
Dennis Mahoney ‘14, Victor O. Schinnerer & Co.
Katie O'Neill ‘11, U.S. Travel Association

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 June 20 2016 03:59 PM