University of Vermont

New York Career Networking Night

Thursday, January 8, 2015
6:30 - 9:00PM
Credit Suisse Headquarters,
One Madison Ave (Clocktower Building, between 23rd and 24th St), New York, NY

UVM’s New York Career Networking Night connects you with successful UVM alumni representing a variety of career fields in New York City.  Expand your professional network, get advice on breaking into a career field and learn tips on job searching in today’s economic climate.

$10 registration fee. Professional dress. Light refreshments.

Register at or by calling 1-888-458-8691.


6:30pm - 6:45 - Registration
7:00pm - Program Welcome, Keynote Speaker - Matt Sharp '94, Sharp Entertainment - and Speed Networking

8:00pm - Networking Reception


Engage in this fast-moving, informative session to get career advice on all aspects of the job search. Meet with UVM alumni in small groups to talk about a range of career topics such as job search strategies and expanding your network.


Alumni from various fields and career paths will be available to share insights and answer your questions one-on-one. Alumni networkers are listed by career field below and their alumni profiles can be found here


Education, Nonprofit & Government
Miranda Appelbaum '04, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Matthew Baratz ’83, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Nathaly Agosto Filion '05, G'10, NJ Resiliency Network, Sustainable Jersey
Daniel Garcia '12, NY State Assembly
Jesenia Gervacio G'12, KIPP NYC College Prep High School
Dana Gulley '10, Riverkeeper
Leon Heyward '81, New York City Department of Transportation
Jem Hughes '10, Success Academy Charter Network
Lynn Law '76, National Urban League
Suzanne Sullivan McGillicuddy '89, Fashion Institute of Technology
Bernard Palmer '75, New York City Department of Education
Stephanie Strasnick '12, Rubin Museum of Art

Finance, Banking & Investments
Joanna Brody '92, Piper Jaffray
Mark Crawley '96, Contrarian Capital Management
Will Donovan '09, State Street
Aaron Fink '00, Perry Capital
Dennis Ladd '95, Foundation Source
Bill Lawrence '88, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Adam Lollos '90, Citi Group
Ben Merrill '00, BofA Merrill Lynch
Matthew Preusser '02, Societe Generale
Matthew Rossi '96, Mizuho Securities
Adam Theriault '00, United First Partners

Healthcare & Research
Shiren Chan '12, Lutheran Medical Center
Payal Desai '12, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Sam Paskin-Flerlage '10, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Nydia Guity '09, Montefiore Medical Center
Eric Rude '88, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Robert Shire '89, Shire Family Chiropractic

Matthew Frank '99, MTV Networks
Adam Lavinthal '99, Lowenstein Sandler LLP
Troy McNamara '11, Troutman Sanders LLP
Benjamin Stockman ’98, Venable LLP

Marketing, Advertising & Sales
Aaron Bernstein '10, Consulting Product Manager
Mark Bottini '82, Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Jordanna Goodman '12, Cox Reps
Jody Siegartel Lazlo '93, Private Jeweler
Larry Roth '67, Majestic International / Rainforest / Alex Cannon
Indy Stein '10, Netmining
Ryan Jackson Walker '09, Sterling Oak Advisors

Betsey Bartosiak '08, Twitter 

Emma Grady '08, Fashion Writer and Stylist
Alyson Lindquist '12, Hearst Digital Media
Elizabeth Marvin '98,
Deb Mignucci '82, WebMD
Allie Schwartz '11, LinkedIn

Sports & Entertainment
Nellie Crump '09, Spotify
Harlan Frey '94, Atlantic Records
Julian Golfarini '12, Fox Sports - Home Team Sports
Haynes Hendrickson '95, Turnkey Sports & Entertainment
Torrey Paquette '08, Charlie Rose
Larry Martin '93, Score Big
Monika Raithel '10, VH1
Greg Schondelmeier '09, Nickelodeon
Matt Sharp '94, Sharp Entertainment
Rob Slocum '97, Creative Artists Agency

Technology, Engineering & Construction Management
Jonathan Bennis '94, ICON Interiors
Henry Black '10, Pvilion
Brian Bodell '90, Finivation Software
Russell Hirschorn '09, Polaris Solutions
Sean Marchetti '04, Fino Consulting
Noah Nielsen '10, Bernard, Nickels & Associates (BNA Staffing)
Jeff Steinhorn '85, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products 


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 December 19 2014 04:23 PM