University of Vermont

New York Career Networking Night

Wednesday, January 8, 2014
6:30 - 9:00PM
Credit Suisse Headquarters,
One Madison Avenue (Clocktower Building, between 23rd and 24th Streets), 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 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 complete alumni profiles can be found here. Be sure to review before the event.


Music, Design & Film/Television
Alex Chaykin '01, APA
Hakim Fajardo '94, Latchkey Entertainment
Emma Grady '08, Fashion Writer and Stylist
Emily Hayes '08, Roundabout Theatre Company
Lisette Paulson '95, MySpace Music
Erik Ryden '12, Triple Threat TV
Jody Siegartel Lazlo '93, Private Jeweler
Matt Sharp '94, Sharp Entertainment

Education & Nonprofit

Tyson Ford '04, WNET New York Public Media (PBS)
Jesenia Gervacio G'12, KIPP NYC College Prep High School
Lynn Law '76, National Urban League
Suzanne Sullivan McGillicuddy '89, Fashion Institute of Technology
Jean Pak G'07, SUNY College of Optometry
Bernard Palmer '75, New York City Department of Education

Environment & Government
Dana Gulley '10, Riverkeeper
Leon Heyward ’81, New York City Department of Transportation
Dan Oleks '99, Government

Finance, Banking & Investments
Joanna Brody '92, Piper Jaffray
Isaac Geltzer '12, Ernst & Young
Michael Kislin '96, JP Morgan

Dennis Ladd '95, FactSet Research Systems
Seth Nichols '10, FactSet Research Systems
Matthew Preusser '02, Societe Generale
Jordan Saxe '02, NASDAQ
Vasilis Varsakopoulous '10, StormHarbour

Healthcare & Research
Nydia Guity '09, St. Barnabas Hospital
Karen Hirschkorn '92, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Private Practice
Damaris Javier '05, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Eric Rude '88, New York City Department of Health
Christopher Salatto '97, Pfizer, Inc.
Erica Weinberg '11, Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York

Law & Real Estate
Matthew Frank '99, MTV Networks
Ax Hayssen '12, Massey Knakal Realty Services
Adam Lavinthal '99, Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Marketing, Advertising & Media
Betsey Bartosiak '08, NBCUniversal 

Julia Lovallo '05, 4E Creative
Andrew Malkin '89, RR Donnelly
Elizabeth Marvin ‘98, Conde Nast
David Schoenberger '90, Semi-Linear
Derek Stewart '09, Box Group

Public Relations, Retail & Sales
Mark Bottini '82, Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Jordanna Goodman '11, Cox Reps
Edward Guardaro '11, Mimeo
Larry Martin '93, Score Big
Liz Paley '88, Ralph Lauren Corporation

Larry Roth '67, Business Consultant
Ed Tetzlaff '10, LinkedIn
Ryan Jackson Walker '09, MBA Candidate, Edelman Consulting/ Babson College
Preston Junger '01, Yelp

Brian Bodell '90, Finivation Software
Russell Hirschorn '09, Polaris Solutions
Noah Nielsen '10, Bernard, Nickels & Associates (BNA Staffing)
Allie Schwartz '11, LinkedIn

Jeff Steinhorn '85, Hess Corporation


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 03 2014 04:39 PM