Portfolio Program in Nonprofit Studies Alumni

By Location

United States: California | Colorado | Florida | Georgia Illinois | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maryland | Massachusetts | New York | OhioTexas | Utah | Virginia | Washington, DC |

 Africa | Peru | Uruguay | The Netherlands | Unlisted |


California

Bailey Cool

Graduation Year: 2013

​Degree: Master of Media Studies 

Employer: California Institute of the Arts

Job Title: Program Coordinator - Film/Animation

Location: Los Angeles, CA

 

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Colorado

MK Holody

Graduation Year: 2008

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs

Location: Denver, CO

 

Florida

Flavia Lana

Graduation Year: 2006

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: University of Florida

Job Title: Instructor/PhD Candidate

Location: Gainesville, FL

 

Cheryl Cioffari

Graduation Year: 2006

​Degree: Master of Community and Regional Planning

Employer: Islamorada, Village of Islands

Job Title: Senior Planner

Location: Islamorada, Village of Islands, Florida

 
 

Georgia

Sarah Quigley

Graduation Year: 2007

​Degree: Master of Information Studies

Employer: Emory University, Rare Book Library

Job Title: Manuscript Archivist

Location: Atlanta, GA

 
 

Illinois

Eve Tulbert
Graduation Year: 2007
​Degree: Master of Fine Arts - Theatre
Employer: Freedom Games
Job Title: Outreach Director
Location: Chicago, IL

 


Kentucky

Talleri McRae           

Graduation Year: 2010

​Degree: Master of Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities/Theatre and Dance/MFA

Employer: Stage One Children's Theatre

Job Title: Education Associate

Location: Louisville, KY

 

Vanesa Botero-Lowery

Graduation Year: 2011

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs

Location: New Orleans, LA

 

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Maryland

Carolyn Barker-Villena
Graduation Year: 2007
​Degree: Master of Public Affairs and Master of Latin American Studies 
Employer: Lutheran World Relief
Job Title: Deputy Director for Latin America
Location: Baltimore, MD

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Massachusetts

Kim Francis

Graduation Year: 2007

​Degree: Master of Sociology

Employer: Abt Associates, Inc.

Job Title: Associate/Scientist

Location: Cambridge, MA

 

 Minnesota

Sinda Nichols

Graduation Year: 2013

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: Minnesota Campus Compact

Title: Program Coordinator

Location: Minneapolis, MN

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 New York

Erin Eisenberg

Graduation Year: 2006

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs and Master of Media Studies 

Employer: NYC Department of Homeless Services 

Job Title: Program Analyst 

Location: New York, NY

 

Virginia Fraser           

Graduation Year: 2010

​Degree: Master of Advertising

Employer: The Creative Center: Arts in Healthcare

Job Title: Program Coordinator

Location: New York City, NY

 

Angie Liang

Graduation Year: 2009

​Degree: Master of Advertising/Communication

Employer: Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide

Job Title: Senior Account Executive

Location: New York, NY
 

Belinda Fleming Smith

Graduation Year: 2011

​Degree: Master of Business Administration

Employer: Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB)

Job Title: Senior Manager, Mobile Marketing Center of Excellence

Location: New York, NY
 

Nicole Weiss (Rand)

Graduation Year: 2006

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: Coterie Cuisine

Job Title: Founder, Chef

Location: New York, NY

 


Ohio

Hannah Magid
Graduation Year: 2011
​Degree: Master of Advertising
Employer: Ologie
Job Title: Account Manager
Location: Columbus, OH


Texas

Jacqueline Armstrong

Graduation Year: 2008

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: Family Abuse Center

Job Title: Rural Advocate

Location: Waco, TX

 

Kelly Ballard (Iverson)

Graduation Year: 2010

​Degree: Master of Advertising

Employer: Bazaarvoice Foundation

Job Title: Executive Director

Location: Austin, TX

 

Shilpa Bakre     

Graduation Year: 2009

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau 

Title: Senior Communications Manager

Location: Austin, TX

 

A. Noel Beebe (Nail)  

Graduation Year: 2006

​Degree: Master of Communication Studies 

Employer: Convio, Inc.   

Job Title: Senior Strategy Consultant     

Location: Austin, TX 

 

Taja Beekley
Graduation Year: 2007
​Degree: Master of Public Affairs
Employer: City of Austin, Parks & Recreation
Job Title: Culture and Arts Education Manager
Location: Austin, TX

Mary Beth Bennett (Terrell)

Graduation Year: 2011

​Degree: Master of Advertising

Employer: Small World Labs

Job Title: Community Consultant

Location: Austin, TX

 

Lauren Blitzer

Graduation Year: 2011

​Degree: MBA

Employer: Dallas Women's Foundation

Job Title: Planning and Evaluation Director

Location: Dallas, TX

 

Karinna Pérez Cantú

Graduation Year: 2011

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: Foundation Communities

Title: St. Elmo Neighborhood Project Coordinator

Location: Austin, TX

 

Sarah Carswell

Graduation Year: 2010

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: Texas Criminal Justice Coalition

Job Title: Immigration Policy Researcher

Location: Austin, TX

 

Sophia Checa

Graduation Year: 2012

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: Texas Homeless Network 

Job Title: Coordinated Access Specialist 

Location: Austin, TX

 

Esther Chung

Graduation Year: 2007

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: Austin History Center

Job Title: Community Archivist

Location: Austin, TX

 

Joanne Clark (Crompton)

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs and Master of Latin American Studies

Employer: Austin Independent School District

Job Title: Teacher

Location: Austin, TX

 

Rachel Coff

Graduation Year: 2006

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: Travis County           

Job Title: Planner

Location: Austin, TX

 

Sarah Collins           

Graduation Year: 2010

​Degree: Master of Educational Psychology

Employer: University of Texas at Austin

Job Title: Adjunct Faculty

Location: Austin, TX

 

Bailey Cool

Graduation Year: 2012

​Degree: Master of Media Studies 

Employer: The RGK Center

Job Title: Marketing Specialist

Location: Austin, TX

 

Betsy Cooney (Payne)

Graduation Year: 2005

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: Seton Family of Hospitals

Job Title: Program Coordinator

Location: Austin, Texas

 

Elizabeth Davies

Graduation Year: 2012

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: Capital Area Food Bank

Job Title: Development Specialist

Location: Austin, TX

 

Emily R. Einsohn

Graduation Year: 2013

Degree: Master of Public Affairs  and Social Work

Employer: Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life, UT Austin

Job Title: Program Coordinator

Location: Austin, TX

 

Erica Ekwurzel (Villarreal)

Graduation Year: 2007

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: Advocacy in Motion Consulting

Job Title: Founder & Owner

Location: Austin, Texas

 

Dana Epstein

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: Jewish Federation of Greater Austin

Title: Assistant Executive Director

Location: Austin, TX

 

Anna Finger (Hardy)                       

Graduation Year: 2009

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: AGE of Central Texas

Job Title: Program Director, Early Memory Loss Support

Location: Austin, TX

 

Sarah Gamble

Graduation Year: 2005

​Degree: Master of Architecture

Employer: GO Collaborative: School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin

Job Title: Partner, Architect

Location: Austin, TX

 

Kelty Garbee

Graduation Year: 2006

​Degree: Master of Public Affaris 

Employer: Educate Texas

Job Title: Associate Program Officer

Location: Austin, TX

 

Hannah Gibson-Moore

Graduation Year:  2008

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: The LIVESTRONG Foundation

Title:  Emotional Support Counselor

Location: Austin, TX

 

Nicole Goad

Graduation Year: 2013

Degree: Master of Advertising

Employer: CentraForce

Job Title: Audience Analyst, Architect and Integrations Expert

Location: Austin, TX

 

Bren Gorman

Graduation Year: 2009

​Degree: Master of Public Affaris 

Employer: Alliance of Community Assistance Ministries

Job Title: Associate Director

Location: Houston, TX

 

Sam Greer

Graduation Year: 2005

​Degree: PhD Educational Administration

Employer: Austin Community College

Job Title: Director, Accelerated Programmer Training Program

Location: Austin, TX

 

Lauren Huffman

Graduation Year: 2009

​Degree: Master of Advertising

Employer: College of Communication, University of Texas at Austin

Job Title: Assistant Director of Development

Location: Austin, TX

 

Amy Hyman

Graduation Year: 2008

​Degree: Master of Public Affaris 

Employer: Jewish Federation of Greater Austin

Job Title: Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Location: Austin, TX

 

Sarah Jensen (Bingham)

Graduation Year: 2011

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: Laying the Foundation

Job Title: Research Analyst

Location: Dallas, TX

 

Stephanie LaMarca 

Graduation Year: 2012

​Degree: Master of Education

Employer: The University of Texas at Austin, Advise TX College Advising Corps

Title: Program Director

Location: Austin, TX

 

Gina LaMotte

Graduation Year:  2008

​Degree: Master of Latin American Studies

Employer: EcoRise

Job Title: Founder & Executive Director

Location: Austin, TX

 

Alexandra Sarah Leonardo

Graduation Year: 2009

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: SEARCH Homeless Services

Job Title: Program Assistant

Location: Houston, TX

 

Amanda Lewis

Graduation Year: 2012

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: SAFE Alliance

Job Title: Community Organizer

Location: Austin, TX

 

Mai Li

Graduation Year: 2010

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: Center of International Business Education and Research

Job Title: Senior Student Associate

Location: Austin, TX

 

Noelita Lugo

Graduation Year: 2009

​Degree: Master of Social Work - Community & Administrative Leadership

Employer: Office of the Attorney General

Job Title: Project Specialist

Location: Austin, TX

 

Thais Macedo

Graduation Year: 2013

​Degree: Master of Global Policy Studies

Employer: Girl Scouts of Central Texas

Job Title: Grant Writer

Location: Austin, TX

 

Amy Madore

Graduation Year: 2013

Degree: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: Capital Area Food Bank of Texas 

Job Title: Programs Manager

Location: Austin, TX

 

Shannon Mann

Graduation Year: 2010

​Degree: Master of Social Work - Community & Administrative Leadership

Employer: Literacy Coalition of Central Texas

Job Title: Director of Community Engagement

Location: Austin, TX

 

Amanda Marlin (Zamora)

Graduation Year: 2010

​Degree: Master of Community-based Art Education

Employer: Premier High School of North Austin

Job Title: Campus Director

Location: Austin, TX

 

Laura Martin           

Graduation Year: 2009

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: Texas House of Representatives

Job Title: Legislative Director

Location: Austin, TX

 

Kristen L. McConnell

Graduation Year: 2006

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: Environmental Defense Fund

Job Title: Senior Conservation Manager - Gulf of Mexico

Location: Austin, TX

 

Keri Hamilton Mendoza

Graduation Year: 2007

​Degree: MBA

Employer: Family Eldercare

Job Title: Manager of Guardianship Estates and Trusts

Location: Austin, TX

 

Sabrina Mikan

Graduation Year: 2005

​Degree: PhD Nursing

Employer: Texas Oncology

Job Title: Nurse Practitioner

Location: Austin, TX

 

Christen Miller

Graduation Year: 2010

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: The University of Texas Medical Branch

Job Title: Research Fellow, Global Health Education Program, Center to Eliminate Health Disparities

Location: Galveston, TX

 

Shay Mooney

Graduation Year: 2013

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: The United Way for Greater Austin 

Title: Community Information Coordinator

Location: Austin, TX

 

Ellen Morrissey

Graduation Year: 2010

​Degree: Master of Social Work-- Community and Administrative Leadership

Employer: Any Baby Can, Inc.

Job Title: Grants, Research, and Evaluation Manager

Location: Austin, TX

 

Ben Murguia

Graduation Year: 2015
Degree: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: Texas Homeless Network

Job Title: Continuum of Care Performance Monitor

Location: Austin, TX

 

Caroline Newman           

Graduation Year: 2008

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: Sooch Foundation

Job Title: Associate Director

Location: Austin, TX

 

Katherine O'Suilleabhain

Graduation Year: 2007

​Degree: Master of Advertising/Communications

Employer: Schematic

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Austin, TX

 

Lara O'Toole

Graduation Year: 2010

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: Mental Health America of Texas

Title: Training, Outreach and Support Specialist of Texas Home Visiting Program 

Location: Austin, TX

 

Taylor Overstreet

Graduation Year: 2009

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: Greenlights for Nonprofit Success

Job Title: Consultant

Location: Austin, TX

 

Jordan Parnell

Graduation Year: 2012

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: Buckner Children and Family Services

Job Title: Executive Director 

Location: Midland, TX

 

Becky Pastner

Graduation Year: 2007

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: St. David's Foundation

Job Title: Program Officer - Health Policy & Grants

Location: Austin, TX

 

Megan Peters (Sembera)           

Graduation Year: 2009

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs 

Location: Austin, TX

 

Brian Pinero
Graduation Year: 2012
​Degree: Master of Social Work
Employer: The National Dating Abuse Hotline
Title: Director of loveisrespect
Location: Austin, TX

 

Loren Riemer

Graduaton Year: 2012

​Degree: Master of Global Policy Studies 

Employer: Lutheran Social Services of the South

Job Title: Grants Manager

Location: Austin, TX

 

David Repp

Graduation Year: 2010

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: Texas Legislative Budget Board

Job Title: Analyst

Location: Austin, TX

 

Mary Rolle

Graduation Year: 2011

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs & Master of Social Work

Employer: Corporation for National and Community Service

Title: State Program Specialist

Location: Austin, TX

 

Micah Sagebiel

Graduation Year: 2006

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

Job Title: Program Officer

Location: Austin, TX

 

Crystal Sallans (Burton)

Graduation Year: 2005

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: Texas Children's Hospital

Job Title: Clinical Social Worker

Location: Houston, TX

 

Alba Sereno

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Graduation Year: 2011

Employer: Furaha House

Title: Director of Programs

Location: Austin, TX

 

Jessica Snyder

Graduation Year: 2008

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: Texas Education Agency

Job Title: Program Specialist

Location: Austin, TX

 

Katie Tucker (Thornton)

Graduation Year: 2006

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas

Job Title: Match Support Specialist

Location: Austin, TX

 

Nashielly Victoria

Graduation Year: 2011

​Degree: Master of Latin American Studies

Employer: CASA of Travis County

Title: Diversity Coordinator

Location: Austin, TX

 

Jack Waite

Graduation Year: 2006

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: University of Texas

Job Title: Assistant Director of Development

Location: Austin, TX

 

Leslie Wang (Chandler)

Graduation Year: 2006

​Degree: MBA - Management

Employer: Houston Endowment

Job Title: Senior Program Officer

Location: Houston, Texas

 

Alexander Warren

Graduation Year: 2008

​Degree: PhD Educational Leadership

Employer: Project Start Smart / Texas Tutor Professionals

Job Title: Executive Director / Owner

Location: Houston, TX

 

Leslie Weems (Landwehr)

Graduation Year: 2008

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: Texas Health & Human Services Commission

Job Title: Senior Policy Analyst

Location: Austin, TX

 

Laura Turner Wells  

Graduation Year: 2013

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs

Job Title: Director of Development

Employer: School of Social Work, UT Austin

Location: Austin, TX

 

Leslie Weston           

Graduation Year: 2009

​Degree: Master of Social Work

Employer: Austin Area Research Organization

Job Title: Program Director

Location: Austin, TX

 

Angie Yowell (Pete)

Graduation Year: 2008

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: University of Texas Elementary School

Job Title: Development Officer

Location: Austin, TX

 

Utah

Renee Leta

Graduation Year: 2007

​Degree: MPP

Employer: Redirect Digital and Direct Marketing

Job Title: Account Manager

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

 

Virginia

Jennifer Crow (Hyslop)

Graduation Year: 2008

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: US Government

Job Title: Program Manager

Location: Northern Virginia

 

Washington, DC

Stephanie Artman

Graduation Year: 2009

​Degree: MBA

Employer: Public Strategies, Inc.

Job Title: Consultant

Location: Washington, DC

 

Beth Casey                       

Graduation Year: 2010

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: AARP

Job Title: Project Coordinator

Location: Washington, DC

 

Joel Goering

Graduation Year: 2011

Degree: MBA

Employer: EdOps

Job Title: Finance/Accounting Consultant

Location: Washington, DC

 

Maritza Kelley
​Degree: Master of Public Affairs and Master of Latin American Studies
Graduation Year: 2009
Employer: Samsung Electronics North America
Title: Senior Manager
Location: Washington, DC

 

Alissa Perine

Graduation Year: 2007

Degree: Master of Business Administration
Employer: Lovebus Events & Design
Job Title: Founder
Location: Washington, DC

 

Leah Wardle (Nedderman)

Graduation Year: 2008

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs  and Master of Latin American Studies 

Employer: Alternative Credit Technologies

Job Title: Consulting Associate

Location: Washington, DC

Nahed Abdel Rahman 

Graduation Year: 2011

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: World Learning 

Title: Manager of Career Development Center at Port Said University 

Location: Egypt

 

Rebecca McKnight

Graduation Year: 2008

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: U.S. Department of State

Job Title: Special Agent

Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Cong

 

The Netherlands

Aisling O'Suilleabhain
Graduation Year: 2007
​Degree: Master of Advertising/Communications
Employer: International Baccalaureate
Job Title: Production Editor
Location: The Hague, The Netherlands

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Peru

Desiree Ledet           

Graduation Year: 2010

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: DiscoverHope Fund

Job Title: Field Program Manager

Location: Cajamarca, Peru

 

Uruguay

Javier Pereira

Graduation Year: 2010

​Degree: PhD in Sociology

Employer: Universidad Católica del Uruguay

Job Title: Director del Programa de Estudios sobre Sociedad Civil

Location: Montevideo, Uruguay

 

Unlisted

Lisa Graham (Wilson)           

Graduation Year: 2009

​Degree: Master of Public Affairs