Alyson Neel (2010) was awarded the prestigious Luce Scholarship, a national competitive fellowship program sponsored by the Luce Foundation. She currently works as a legislative fellow on gender policy in the office of Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and as an adviser on global civil society engagement to the United Nation's Foundation's policy team. She earned a Masters of Public Relations degree at Princeton last year.
Katherine "Katie" Cicardo (MMC, 2010; JD, DCL 2013) is an associate attorney with Baker Donelson in Baton Rouge.
Drew Prestridge (2010) has been organizing and fundraising for Democratic political campaigns in several states, including Louisiana, since graduation. He is currently the campaign manager for a competitive congressional race in Northern New York State.
Lance Frank (2011), who has worked at CBS since graduation, has received another promotion. He is now executive director of communications at CBS News in New York.
Lauren K. Rivera (2012; JD 2015) has joined Taylor Porter in Baton Rouge as an associate in the areas of employment, labor and benefits and products liability law.
Lindsay Nunez (2012 ) is a community organizer for Tech Talent South in New Orleans.
Karsten Davis (2012) earned an M.A. in Arts and Technology from the University of Texas at Dallas in December. He is the producer/co-founder of Last Minute Games in Dallas.
Ashley Kirzinger (Ph.D., 2012) has a new job as senior survey analyst at the Kaiser Family Foundation in Menlo Park, Calif.
Jonathan Ferrante (MMC 2012) manages client marketing for the largest media group in Oklahoma, is director of communications for PMIT Board and teaches as an adjunct in journalism at Oklahoma State University.
Christine Derbins Graham ( 2013) is the new technology manager for the Manship School's Reilly Center Public Policy Research Lab.
Mary Catherine Iles (2013) was hired as an assistant account executive-corporate at Edelman-Atlanta after interning with Edelman-Houston.
Rachael Stanton (2013) is an assistant account executive at the Ehrhardt Group in New Orleans.
Julia McGowen (2013) works as a scheduler and community outreach coordinator for a mayoral campaign in her hometown of Houston. She also serves as chair of PRSA's Houston's new professionals committee.
Palmer Black (2013), after working last year's Super Bowl, moved to Arizona to work on a masters in Sports Law and Business at Arizona State. He is serving as a teaching assistant and also has a full-season internship with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Gabriela Smith (2014) works in Baton Rouge and New Orleans as a producer and social media coordinator for Catholic Community Radio. She travels to cover events and has interviewed presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson.
Josh Naquin (2014) is a copywriter at BLT Communications, an entertainment advertising firm in Hollywood. Recently he wrote the tagline for the Oscar-nominated film, Spotlight.
Marie-Therese Yokum (2015) is a consultant for Protiviti, an internal audit and consulting firm in Dallas. She was a double major in public relations and finance.
Tori Ward (2015) is a marketing and public relations assistant at the Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau and attending Louisiana Tech pursuing a master's degree in business administration.
Francesca Brewer (2015) is a media buyer at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana in Baton Rouge.
Ashley Joseph (2015) is a site communications specialist at BASF in Beaumont, Texas.
Kelli Griffin (2015) is on the tax staff at Ernst & Young in Houston.
Gordon Brillon (2015) is a reporter for LA Politics/Tracker, a weekly report from the Statehouse published by Jeremy Alford.