Meet the Young Alumni Leadership Council

The Young Alumni Leadership Council (YALC) is an invitation-only group of the University of Miami's young alumni leaders, nominated and selected to serve the University on behalf of the Young Alumni Program. The Council fosters the active involvement of young alumni in support of the University of Miami and the UM Alumni Association.

Danny Carvajal, BBA '08
Program Manager, Ultimate Software
Miami, FL

Daniel Casamayor, AB '09, JD '12
Attorney, Beltran Brito LLP
Coral Gables, FL

Ian Chambers, BSMAS '12
Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Maryland
College Park, MD

Alfonso Dager, BSCPE '07
Senior Programmer - Integrated Solutions,
Federal Express
SW Ranches, FL

Omar De Leon, BSCE '10, BSENE '10
Construction Engineer, ExxonMobil
Houston, TX

Dhrushti Desai, BBA '13
Sr. Research Analyst, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Miami, FL

Jonny Diaz, BBA '13
Associate, Jenner and Block, LLP
New York, NY

Kirk Dorman, BSC '09
Marketing Director, San Antonio Winery & Stella Rosa Wines
La Canada Flintridge, CA

Brittany Doyle, AB '12
3L Law Student, Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA

Julie Earl, B.S.C. ’15
Community Relations Coordinator, San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio, TX

Victoria Genuardi Edwards, BSC '10
Assistant Director of Individual Giving, Settlement Music School
Philadelphia, PA

Shajena Erazo, AB '09
Teacher, District of Columbia Public Schools
Washington, D.C.

Ben Everard, AB '06
Co-founder, COO, Grey Matter Productions
Los Angeles, CA

Christina Farmer, BSBA '11
Attorney Advisor, U.S. Department of Transportiation

Emilio Garcia, AB '10
Manager of Corporate Development, Lennar Ventures
Miami, FL

Sean Goldstein, BBA '12
SAP Consultant, IBM
Coconut Grove, FL

Daniela Gordon, BBA '06, JD '10
Associate Attorney, The Dubosar Navon, PLLC
Coral Gables, FL

MacKenzie Green, BSC '11
MBA Candidate, Columbia Business School
Washington, D.C.

Melissa Guller, BM '13
Project Manager, I Will Teach You To Be Rich
New York, NYL

Amy Halpern, B.B.A. ’15
Marketing Effectiveness Analyst, Nielson
Chicago, IL

Kanesha Hines, MSBE '13 BSBE '13
Regulatory Affairs Specialist, LDR Spine
Austin, TX

Tyler Horn, B.B.A. ’11
Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch
Cape Coral, FL

SaraRae "Sadie" Jonath, BBA '08
Development Officer- Foreign Policy, The Brookings Institution
Washington, D.C.

Lauren Kashmanian, BBA '07
Assistant Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Eaton Vance Management
New York, NY

Jake Krupa, BSBA '12, MACC '12
Ph.D. Student, University of Miami
Miami, FL

Harold Levy, AB '11
Financial Analyst, JMA Ventures LLC
San Francisco, CA

Javier Maymi, BARCH '08
Architectural Designer, Shalom Baranes Associates Architects
Washington, D.C.

Heather McKay, BSC '09
Executive Director, Feature Film Director
Los Angeles, CA

Jax Medel, BSC '09
Founder and CEO, Kapow! Entertainment
Los Angeles, CA

Kevin Michael, BSIT '07
Managing Partner, Invizio, LLC
Coral Gables, FL

Lionel Moise, BSC '10
Morning Anchor, CBS News Chicago
Chicago, IL

Christopher Noel, BBA '10, MBA '12
Associate, Gordon & Rees LLP
Miami, FL

Austin Payne, B.B.A. ’15
MSA Candidate, Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC

Bradley Piechoski, BSCE '12
Financial Analyst, Jarden Corporation
Boca Raton, FL

Lydia Pinnell, AB '09
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Miami, FL

Pamela Schiess, BSC '06
Project Manager, OppenheimerFunds
Englewood, CO

Jason Shuman, BBA '13
Venture Capitalist, Corigin Ventures
Englewood, CO

Matt Stanley, BBA '08
MBA Candidate, McCombs School of Business - University of Texas at Autin
Austin, TX

Keisha Staples, BHS '07, DTP ‘10
Physical Therapist, Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital
Hillside, IL

Cortney Tidwell, BBA '10
Financial Representative, Northwestern Mutual Financial
Apopka, FL

Stephanie Vendetti, BBA '11
Co-Founder & Executive Director of Marketing, How To Be A Redhead, LLC.
New York, NY

Adrienne Vendetti Hodges, BBA '09
Co-Founder & President, How to be a Red Head, LLC.
Fort Bragg, NC

Kristen Weaver, BSC '10
Director of Digital Marketing, Power Distributors
Columbus, OH

Spencer Weinkle, BSC '07
Vice President, Partnerships and Sponsorships, WWE
Port Chester, NY

Nicholas "Marrico" Wright, BBA '07
Vice President, Strategic Partnerships - Marketing and Sales, CBS A
Port Chester, NY

Ernesto Zaldivar, AB '06
Zaldivar, P.A.
Miami, FL

Hernan Zurita, BBA '07
Hr Consultant, NextEra Energy, Inc.
Palm Beach Gardens, FL


For more information on the Young Alumni Program, contact:

Brandon Mitchell
Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement