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Stay Connected, Share Your Journey

In the vibrant tapestry of our alumni community, each thread tells a unique story of success, growth, and impact. This is where these stories come alive. This space is dedicated to celebrating your achievements, milestones, and adventures since your days at WVU.

We invite you to share your professional and personal updates with fellow alumni. Whether you've launched a successful business, received a promotion, embarked on a new venture, or achieved a personal milestone, your story is part of our Chambers College legacy.

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  • Grace Enscoe | B.S. in Marketing 2023, MSHRM Candidate 2024

    GA in the Center for Career Development

    Current MS Human Resource Management candidate interning with PepsiCo this summer in Aberdeen, MD. This week, I had the opportunity to speak with many Chambers students to discuss internships and inform them about my graduate experience! Let's Go!

  • Seth Fitzwater | MS in Human Resources Management- 2021

    WVU Medicine-United Hospital Center | Recruiter

    Back in Morgantown, WV working for WVU Med (UHC) after a stint with PepsiCo in the DC area. Still enjoy volunteering for Chambers College career related events, with current graduate students.

  • Rick Desrosiers | B.S. Information Technology, 2012, Northeastern University, Summa Cum Laude

    Executive Director of IT - Delaware Park Casino & Racing

    Working towards MBA from the John Chambers College of Business and Economics.

  • Kristin Moro | BS in Management Information Systems - 2018

    Intelligence Analyst at Leidos

  • Robert J Green | BSBA in Management 2011

    Building Manager at GSA. Returned Peace Corps Volunteer

    Completed my MBA program at Champlain College

  • John McKenzie | B.S in Business Administration 1992

    cGMP Sales Consultant - STERIS Sterility Maintenance Products

    17 Year Anniversary with STERIS Sterility maintenance Products and helping Pharmaceutical facilities in improving their aseptic processes.

  • Brent Van Scoik | BSBA Accounting, 1984

    ParkOhio Industries, VP Corporate Procurement & SCM

    7 Years at ParkOhio Industries

  • Biruk Yitayew | MBA, 2014

    Global Talent Acquisition Partner with Jhpiego - a Johns Hopkins University affiliated global health non-profit organization.

    Currently managing international recruitment efforts for key personnel on upcoming USAID, CDC and other donor-funded projects globally. These projects focus on maternal, newborn, and child health, family planning and reproductive health, primary health care, global health security and humanitarian efforts.

  • Lydia Strain | B.S. in Economics 2017, M.S.I.R. 2020

    Consultant - Sales (Personal Lines Insurance)

  • Jim Mason | B.S.B.A., Accounting 1981

    Vice President, Finance and Treasury - Petro-Hunt, L.L.C., Dallas, TX

    Promoted to VP in 2022 and have served the Hunt family now going on 43 years.

  • Angela (Farley) Cox | B.S.B.A. 2003; M.P.A. 2004; Certificate in FAFI 2004

    Smithfield Foods, Inc.

    Shout out to my fellow MPA’s in 2004. Some of the best times of my life were had at WVU.

  • Neil Armstrong | Finance (1993) - M.B.A (1995)

    VP, Finance - Fidelity Investments

    Closing in on my 29th year at Fidelity Investments in Cincinnati - Thankful for my time back at WVU from 1989-1995. Giving back now to the University as I recently took over as President of the Cincinnati Chapter of the WVU Alumni Association.

  • Ralph Williams | BS in Marketing 1975

    President--Board of Directors of the Charleston Metropolitan Band; Retired from Merck Pharmaceuticals

    President--Board of Directors of the Charleston Metropolitan Band

  • Mary Thompson | B.S. in Business Management; Minor in Marketing 2020

    Optimization Analyst at Circle K in Houston, TX

    After graduation, I worked for Speedway as a district training manager in Columbus, OH. I went on to work for Offen Petroleum as a strategic account manager in Salt Lake City, UT, and am currently with Circle K in Houston, TX. I've enjoyed meeting WVU alumni at various chapter events. My fiance, Austin Griffith '20, also a WVU graduate, and I were engaged this past December in front of Woodburn Hall.

  • Khufu Edwards | B.S. in Business Administration 2020

    Capital Impact Partners - DMV Senior Program Specialist

    Shifted to purpose-driven work with Capital Impact Partners as a Senior Program Specialist, supporting BIPOC real estate developers.

  • Jonathan Lewis | MBA 2018

    WVU Medicine, Director, Ambulatory Development and Community Operations

    Shout out to the M.B.A class of 2018! This past month marked 3 years with WVU Medicine as I continue to grow in the healthcare field.

  • Mason Harp | Marketing 2022, Integrated Marketing Communication 2023

    Retail Execution Specialist at The Coca-Cola Company

    Just graduated with my master's and accepted a new role with Coca-Cola North America. Moved to Fort Myers, Florida!

  • Lydia Strain | M.S. in Industrial Relations 2020; B.S. in Economics 2017

  • Tommy Nguyen | B.S. in Finance 2021; MSF 2023

    Options Floor Clerk; TradeMas Inc.

    Reflecting on working hours and goals of attaining Series Exams.

  • Makenzee Hall | B.S. in Business Management 2023

    The Center for Career Development in the Chambers College.

    Currently in the MSHRM Program at WVU and landed an internship with Synchrony Financial this Summer.

  • Anastasia Hinojosa | MS Forensic and Fraud Examination 2023

    Senior Accountant - Physician Groups, Driscoll Children's Hospital

    Starting the JDi program at Syracuse University College of Law in August 2024.

  • Doug Van Scoy | Business 66


    Retired. Still kicking, living in Charleston, SC.

  • Joseph Bernazzoli | B.S. Applied Mathematics 2022, B.A Economics 2022

    BNY Mellon - Trade Settlements

    Currently working at BNY Mellon in trade settlements while pursuing my M.S in Business Data Analytics!

  • Diane Baird | MBA 1983


    Retired. Worked for the NAVY and DISA. Nominated to be in 2022 Marquis Who's Who in America and 2022 Marquis Who's Who American Women.

  • Joan Hill | BSBA 1983, MSILR 1987, JD 1987

    Adjunct in HR and Labor Relations at Michigan State University; Labor Arbitrator Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.

    Retired from United Steelworkers International Union, Education Department.

  • Dawne Lindsey | Business Administration 1987

    Elected Clerk of Court for Allegany County Circuit Court

    Added a picture

  • Steve Robey | B.S.B.A. - Accounting - 1977


    Retired in May 2023 after a 46-year career in public accounting. Lives in Charleston, WV with his wife Beth.

  • Steve Penn | B.S. in Business Administration 1972


    Retired after a long, successful career in B2B marketing, including running Penn Marketing Services in Southeast Michigan.

  • Sydni Vega | B.S. in Hospitality and Tourism Management

    Program Assistant, Student Engagement and Leadership at West Virginia University

    After COVID, worked as an AmeriCorps VISTA for The Rack: WVU Student Food Pantry and will be going back to school to get my MBA starting Spring of 2024.

  • Kristin Moro | Management Information Systems 2018

    Intelligence Analyst at Leidos

    Switched back to Leidos to work in intelligence earlier this year. Back at the same company where I had my first internship while a student at WVU.

  • Robert Delaney | MBA in 1991

    Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer at WEHCO Media, Inc.

    Concluding my first full year as CFO/Treasurer for WEHCO Media, Inc. in Little Rock, AR.

  • William Behrens | BS BA accounting 1989, MPA 2000

    Baker Tilly US, LLP

    Two WVU students, one in pharmacy and one in engineering.

  • John Lichter | Business Administration 1981

    Sunbelt Business Advisors

    Working throughout the State of West Virginia to help owners of businesses to retire comfortably. Motto: "Businesses in WV should never die of old age."

  • Jodi Vincent | OMBA

    WVU Women's Resource Center/LGBTQ+ Center Administrative Assistant beginning 2024

    Changing from Program Assistant II with the School of Social Work.