The Alumni Council works with the administration to guide alumni programming and support School initiatives and philanthropy.

Alan Gallo Headshot

Alumni Council Chair

Alan Gallo (BS '87, MBA '90), Chief Audit Executive at American Express, heads up the Alumni Council.

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Alumni Council Committees

Tony Watkins Headshot

Digital Connections

Led by Vice Chair Tony Watkins (MBA '11), Digital Connections keeps the Stern communities connected via social platforms -- with an emphasis on professional connections and networking.

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Jen Meacham Headshot

Identity Affinity Programs

Led by Vice Chair Jennifer Meacham (MBA '15), Stern Alumni Identity Affinity Groups are committed to connecting alumni with each other, students, and the school through events, programs, and philanthropy within their respective populations.

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Dan Rubin Headshot

Industry Affinity Programs

Led by Vice Chair Daniel Rubin (MBA '04), Stern Alumni Industry Affinity Groups are committed to connecting alumni with each other, students, and the school through events, programs, and philanthropy within their respective industries.

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Philanthropy

Led by Vice Chair Allison Taylor (MBA '12), the Philanthropy Committee promotes Alumni outreach to build awareness, rally support and increase alumni participation in the Stern Fund.

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Marcia Friedkin, MBA '13 Headshot

Recruitment

Marcia Friedkin (MBA '13) serves on the Alumni Council Executive Committee as Vice Chair of Recruitment to nominate new members of the Alumni Council, ensuring proper representation of Stern’s diverse alumni population in conjunction with Alumni Relations Office.

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Regional Programs

Led by Vice Chair Misha Shvedoff (MBA '11), Stern Alumni Regional Groups are committed to connecting alumni with each other, students, and the school through events, programs, and philanthropy within their regions.

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Philipp Nuzhdin

Signature Events

Led by Vice Chair Philipp Nuzhdin (BS '12), Signature Events leverage alumni network to promote strong attendance at alumni events.

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Student & Recent Grad Programming

Led by Vice Chair Serge Permyakoff (MBA '15), Student & Recent Grad Programming creates deeper connections with the Stern student clubs (within each degree program) to ensure effective communication, planning and proper alignment with alumni committees. Develops relevant programming for recent graduates (1-10 years out).

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Alumni at the Alumni Council Welcome Dinner

Alumni Council

Alumni Council Welcome Dinner

Over the summer, the Alumni Council gathered for dinner to welcome new members.

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