As part of our ongoing series on alumni who are building on their CMC education and opportunities to do great things, meet Rachel Doehr ’16 who leveraged her work with the Financial Economic Institute, Lowe Institute and Robert Day School faculty to get a plum position with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and now is an analyst at Goldman Sachs.
What are you doing currently with Goldman Sachs?
Seventy-five years after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the world once again turned its eyes to events happening in the Pacific. Thousands gathered on Dec. 7, 2016, at the site of the infamous attack for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and the 75th anniversary of the tragic events that propelled the United States into World War II and drastically altered the lives of millions.
The Student Opportunity Center has released some remarkable numbers showing that CMCers are taking advantage of opportunities before and after graduation.
Ian O’Grady ’15 has accepted a prestigious Marshall Scholarship to study in the United Kingdom. O’Grady will become CMC’s sixth Marshall Scholar and first since 1994, adding to a distinguished legacy of prestigious international scholarships granted to CMCers.
Trustee and former Rep. David Dreier ’75 was interviewed by KNBC on Nov. 21. Dreier, who founded the Dreier Roundtable at CMC, was a member of Congress for 32 years and chaired the powerful House Rules Committee.
See links to the two interviews below:
NBC4's Conan Nolan asks Dreier about President-elect Donald Trump and immigration, healthcare… and Arnold Schwarzenegger?
Julie Sweet '89 has been named No. 39 on Fortune's list of Most Powerful Women in the United States. Sweet, Group CEO of Accenture's North American business, is a former member of the CMC board of trustees.
Jumana Abu-Ghazaleh '92, founder and CEO of betwixt.us, was named to the 40 Women to Watch Over 40 list.
Abu-Ghazaleh, a Literature and Philosophy major at CMC, spent more than 20 years in the marketing industry working on brand strategy for American Express, Yahoo, Coca-Cola, Bank of America and Hilton Hotels before shifting gears and founding the online platform betwixt.us. Betwixt aims to correct the trend toward shallow online relationships spreading to working life and "bring rapport to the cloud."
Jack Lamb '11, co-founder and CEO of Aslan Brewing Co. in Bellingham, Wash., was profiled in Forbes this month.
Offered a marketing job with Microsoft fresh out of CMC, he decided on a different path. “It’s a nice office but it’s still a cubicle zoo,” Lamb told Forbes. “I couldn’t see myself sitting in a cubicle. It wasn’t for me.”
So Lamb took a "random writing job" while deciding his next move. He eventually found his calling, founding an organic microbrewery and restaurant with three friends.
To put a Hollywood spin on General Douglas MacArthur’s farewell address to Congress: Old TV shows never die, they just fade away into syndication. But in the case of Beverly Hills, 90210 , which ran for 10 seasons on Fox, the fadeout hasn’t been permanent. That’s because Katherine Spada ’08 and Elizabeth Leader ’09 have taken it upon themselves to revive it with their podcast “The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat!”