Groups Undergraduate Ambassadors
  • Profile picture of Alison Almasian

    Alison Almasian

    Alison attended the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in comparative studies with a minor in Russian area studies. During her undergraduate years, she also studied abroad at L’Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris, France. After Georgetown, she joined the admission office at St. Lawrence University in 1991. Passionate about admissions work, she remained in that office for twenty-two years, becoming the director of admissions. She also served on the Institutional Strategic Action Committee, Strategic Mapping Council, Recession Response and Planning Task Group, and Retention Committee. Additionally, she has served as a state delegate to the National Assembly of the National Association of College Admission Counseling and as the curriculum director for the Summer Institute on College Admissions sponsored by the New York State Association of College Admission. Alison returned to her alma mater, The Taft School, in 2013 where she serves as director of college counseling.

  • Profile picture of Grant Petersen

    Grant Petersen

    Grant is an Active Army Logistics Officer stationed at Ft. Lee, Virginia. He commissioned through the United States Military Academy in 2014, where he earned a B.S. in Economics. He was previously stationed in Aviano and Vicenza, Italy, where he participated in multinational training exercises across Europe. Grant spent the first half of his childhood in Maine and the second half as a Navy "brat" in Belgium, Japan, Germany, and California.

  • Profile picture of Tom Mangan

    Tom Mangan

    Tom is working towards his MBA and MS in Mechanical Engineering at MIT Sloan in the LGO program. Prior to LGO, Tom served seven years as an engineer officer in the US Army, completing two tours in Afghanistan and holding various leadership positions including combat engineer platoon leader, base engineer, and battalion plans officer. Tom is a licensed professional engineer and graduated from the United States Military Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with Honors.

  • Profile picture of Andrew Keene

    Andrew Keene

    Andrew graduated with Honors and Distinction from the United States Naval Academy in 2012 with a B.S. in Political Science. He commissioned as an Ensign in the US Navy and where he currently serves as a Supply Corps Officer. Andrew served with a West Coast based Naval Special Warfare unit for three years and deployed twice to the Middle East. He also completed a tour of duty on the Joint Chiefs of Staff Logistics Directorate at the Pentagon. Currently, Andrew is serving with the Navy's Office of Legislative Affairs as a Senate Liaison, and is a White House Social Aide to the President in Washington, DC.

  • Profile picture of Robert DenBleyker

    Robert DenBleyker

    Rob DenBleyker earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Villanova University. After completing the Marine Corps Infantry Officers Course, he served with 2d Battalion, 9th Marines and 2d Battalion, 2d Marines as an Infantry Officer with two deployments to Asia. He currently works at J.P. Morgan as a Project Manager.

  • Profile picture of Ray Shehadeh

    Ray Shehadeh

    Ray is a Navy veteran who completed his undergraduate degree at Tufts University and law degree at Creighton University after transitioning out of the military. He is currently studying for the GMAT and looking to give back where he can.

  • Profile picture of Jon Seaman

    Jon Seaman

    Jon graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in History. He was commissioned through the Army ROTC program is currently an active duty Engineer officer. Jon has served with the 82nd Airborne Division and 20th Engineer Brigade, both at Fort Bragg, NC.

  • Profile picture of Steve Nooyen

    Steve Nooyen

    Steve graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2011 with a B.S. in Kinesiology. He was commissioned into the Marine Corps that same year as an Artillery Officer, and in 2013 deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Leaving the Marine Corps in June 2017, Steve currently attends George Washington University in their Security Policy Studies graduate program, and works for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

  • Profile picture of Wade Chipps

    Wade Chipps

    Wade served in the Army from 2009 - 2015 as a Special Forces Engineer. During that time he attended numerous schools as well as deployed twice to the Horn of Africa. Following Wade's time in the military, he attended the University of Missouri where he studied Finance and Banking, graduating Summa Cum Laude in December 2017. Wade recently accepted a position with an Investment Bank where he will work in Mergers & Acquisitions.

  • Profile picture of Ryan Leets

    Ryan Leets

    Ryan graduated from the US Military Academy in 2013 as a civil engineer. He then served as an engineer officer for the 36th Engineer Brigade at Fort Carson, Colorado for five years. During that time, Ryan served overseas as a project engineer for the US Army Corps of Engineers in support of the Israeli Ministry of Defense. Ryan is currently pursuing his MBA at the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) with an emphasis on Real Estate and Finance.

  • Profile picture of Zach Maldonado

    Zach Maldonado

    Zach graduated with Merit from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in International Relations. After being commissioned into the Marine Corps, he was assigned to 3d Battalion, 11th Marines in Twentynine Palms, CA as the battalion Supply Officer. After being selected for further education, he graduated from Naval Postgraduate School with a Masters of Science in Operations Research. He is currently serving on active duty as an Operations Research Analyst for Headquarters Marine Corps, Combat Development & Integration. Zach intends to pursue his MBA in the future, with the goal of eventually starting his own business.

  • Profile picture of Steven Rooker

    Steven Rooker

    Steven served as a combat medic in the 82nd Airborne Division, deploying once to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom XII. After his service, he attended Colorado State University where he majored in biochemistry. Steven is currently pursuing a medical degree at the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine and plans to become a surgeon.

  • Profile picture of Taylor Beebe

    Taylor Beebe

    Taylor served as an Infantryman in the Marine Corps from 2013 - 2017 where he deployed to Asia and the Middle East. He attended community college classes during the last months of his enlistment and was admitted to Williams College for Fall 2017. Taylor is a Computer Science major and overall tech enthusiast who would love to see more veterans enter into STEM programs.

  • Profile picture of Ruhi Ahmed

    Ruhi Ahmed

    Ruhi is passionate about leadership, project management, strategy, data, and veteran advocacy. She loves to network and to help others connect with like minds and the right resources. Ruhi was appointed to serve as a Grant Administrator at the Dormitory Authority for the State of New York (DASNY) in 2017, where she works full-time. She currently serves in the Navy Reserves. In the past, she earned her BA in Political Science, with a concentration in International Relations, from the University at Albany. Her work, in the civilian and military sector, has always focused on serving others. She is originally from New York City.

  • Profile picture of Mark Elmore

    Mark Elmore

    Mark spent five years in the Marine Corps as a Huey and Cobra helicopter mechanic. After attending two years at a community college, Mark transferred to the University of Minnesota to continue working towards a degree in mechanical engineering. Mark's main goal is to encourage veterans to aim for, and achieve, high levels of success in their post-military educational journeys.

  • Profile picture of John Falcone

    John Falcone

    John is New Jersey native and graduated from Yale University in 2011 with a B.A. in Economics. Following a short stint as an Investment Banker, he commissioned from Officer Candidate School in 2013. He is a designated Surface Warfare Officer and was stationed in Norfolk, VA and Yokosuka, Japan for his Division Officer tours. John is currently pursuing a Master in Public Affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School as a Navy Fleet Scholar Education Program fellow.

  • Profile picture of Bryan Watson

    Bryan Watson

    Graduating from the Naval Academy in 2009, Bryan served as a Submarine Officer for eight years on the USS Louisville and at Naval Prototype Training Unit Charleston. Building on these experiences, he decided to return to school following his transition from active duty in July of 2017 to pursue his goal of becoming a professor. Bryan is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a focus on modeling social-technical systems to derive design insights or intervention strategies.

  • Profile picture of Andrew Daggon

    Andrew Daggon

    Andrew served in the US Army for five years as an infantry paratrooper and Arabic language instructor. He is a graduate of the Defense Language Institute and is currently attending Wesleyan University on a Posse Foundation scholarship, where he studies Economics, History, and Government within the College of Social Studies. At Wesleyan University he is a Varsity Letter Athlete on the Men's Crew team.

  • Profile picture of Enoch Lau

    Enoch Lau

    Enoch graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2015, majoring in Economics and Chinese. He is currently serving as a Quartermaster Officer in the 25th Infantry Division on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Enoch intends to pursue an MBA in the future and enjoys traveling and surfing.

  • Profile picture of Jeremy Aubert

    Jeremy Aubert

    Jeremy served in the Army as an armor crewman, working his way up from tank driver to tank commander, and finishing his active duty service as a master gunner. He served in both Iraq and Afghanistan. After leaving active duty, Jeremy began working towards a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering first at Austin Community College, then at The University of Texas at Austin. Jeremy is currently a Pathways intern at NASA Johnson Space Center, rotating semesters working at JSC with semesters at UT Austin. He is also still serving as an intelligence analyst in the Army Reserves.