Groups Undergraduate Ambassadors
  • Profile picture of Seth Low

    Seth Low

    Seth began The Gunnery in 2004. After being a full-time math and science teacher, coach and dorm parent, he joined the College Counseling Office in 2007 and became Director of College Counseling in 2010. He currently serves as the Director and the Assistant Head of School at The Gunnery. Seth graduated from Williams College with a B.A. in Geosciences and from Wesleyan University with his M.A.L.S.

  • Profile picture of James Spradley

    James Spradley

    James is a Coast Guard veteran who journals about current events and volunteers at Operation Surf. Currently, he's preparing for the September LSAT and hopes to become a litigator practicing admiralty law in New York or California. When time permits, you can find James playing basketball, surfing, or enjoying the great outdoors with close ones.

  • Profile picture of Rob Henegar

    Rob Henegar

    Rob is a current Sophomore studying Financial Economics at Columbia University following ten years of Active Duty service. He served as a Special Amphibious Reconnaissance Corpsman with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion before deciding to end his service to pursue higher education and a career on Wall Street. Rob has a passion for following the financial markets, entrepreneurship, snowboarding, skydiving, and trauma medicine.

  • Profile picture of Emory Miller

    Emory Miller

    Emory graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. He is currently an active duty naval aviator planning his own transition from the military. He has served with Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadrons 14 and 15, Tactical Air Control Squadron 21, and the Naval Reserve Officer Training program at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Along the way he earned a Master of Arts in Political Science from Boston College and a Master of Business Administration from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC.

  • Profile picture of Greg Bisset

    Greg Bisset

    Greg is a Marine Corp veterans with a BA major in Psychology minor in Statistics and a master's in Social Work. His experience in mental rehabilitation and addictions.

  • Profile picture of Johnnie Gilpen

    Johnnie Gilpen

    Johnnie is currently a second-year Physician Associate (PA) student at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) as well as a 2017 Tillman Scholar recipient, and a former Fleet Marine Force (FMF) Navy Corpsman. He earned a Masters of Science Degree in Biostatistics and Epidemiology from OUHSC in 2007, Bachelors of Science in Microbiology from the University of Oklahoma in 2005, and an Associates of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Science from Oklahoma City Community College in 2016. He currently serves as the International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation (IHMF) Executive Board Secretary, promoting the use of hyperbaric medicine to treat PTSD and TBI injuries in veterans. Most recently, he served as a Student Delegate at the 2018 American Academy of Physician Assistant’s House of Delegates meeting. Since 2007, Johnnie has served as a prehospital emergency care and disaster response epidemiology consultant for multiple local, state, and national agencies.

  • Profile picture of Sean Dugan

    Sean Dugan

    Originally from Wisconsin, Sean served six years in the U.S. Air Force as an Aerospace Maintenance Craftsman. During his tenure he maintained a highly modified Boeing 747 aircraft fleet supporting the National Airborne Operations Center, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, The Executive Office of the President of the United States, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Sean earned over 500 flight hours onboard the E-4B supporting 33 worldwide operations. He was honorably discharged in 2018 and is currently an undergraduate student at Columbia University in the City of New York. He is very passionate about supporting fellow veterans and looks forward to assisting others in achieving their goals.

  • Profile picture of Kate Alegado

    Kate Alegado

    Kate is working towards a Doctorate of Education at the University of Southern California. She holds an MBA with a concentration in Marketing from Grand Canyon University and a B.A. in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations and Advertising from Pacific Lutheran University where she also earned her commission into the U.S. Army Reserve. Kate currently serves in the U.S. Army Reserve as an Active Guard Reserve Human Resources Officer and worked as a Marketing Strategist in the civilian sector, developing community outreach programs for government entities, startups, and non-profit organizations. She has a special love for non-profit organizations and their ability to teach a person how to better not only themselves but their communities. Her aim for the future is to encourage this type of betterment.

  • Profile picture of Peter Maki

    Peter Maki

    Peter graduated from the University of Miami with a double major in Psychology and Political Science. Now an Intelligence Officer in the United States Navy, he has served around the world, including deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, and most recently as the Commander of a Task Group where his intelligence team supported expeditionary and maritime interdiction operations around the Middle East. Peter is currently a graduate student at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University where he studies international relations.

  • 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.