Prominent Alumni

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Denis McDonough (MSFS’96), Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama

SFS graduates take on leadership roles in many different areas. Some work in the private sector, with law and business providing a range of opportunities. The traditions of public service and scholarship both remain strong as well; alumni can be found in the areas of diplomacy, international organizations and humanitarian work, as well as in scholarly careers as members of university faculties or research organizations.

The list is continuously updated.  Although it is not meant to be all-inclusive, if you think an important name is missing, email us.  Thanks!

U.S. Government and Politics

  • David Addington (SFS’78), Chief of Staff to Vice President Dick Cheney
  • Governor (Former) Toney Anaya (SFS’63), D-New Mexico
  • Former U.S. Representative Robert Bauman (SFS’59), R-Maryland 1st District
  • Courtney Beale (SFS’02), Senior Director for Global Engagement at the National Security Council
  • Paul Clement (SFS’88), former Solicitor General of the United States, Distinguished Professor of Law, Georgetown Law School
  • William Jefferson Clinton (SFS’68), 42nd President of the United States
  • U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar (SFS’78), D-Texas 28th District
  • U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell (SFS’75) D-Michigan 12th District
  • U.S. Senator Richard Durbin (SFS’66), D-Illinois; Senate Minority Whip
  • Victoria Espinel (SFS’89), former Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, Executive Office of the President; Chief Executive of the Software Industry Trade Group BSA
  • Former Governor (Former)  Luis G. Fortuño (SFS’82), PNP-Puerto Rico
  • U.S. Representative Mike Gallagher (SSP’12), R-Wisconsin 8th District
  • Dana Gresham (SFS’94), Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Julius Lloyd Horwich (SFS’86), Assistant Secretary for Legislation and Congressional Affairs, Department of Education
  • Bill Jackson (MSFS’84), Representative for Textiles, Office of US Trade Representative; former Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative
  • Retired General James L. Jones (USMC) (SFS’66), former National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama
  • Denis McDonough (MSFS’96), Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama
  • Mick Mulvaney (SFS’89), Director, Office of Management and Budget; former U.S. Representative, R-South Carolina 5th District
  • U.S. Representative Stephanie Murphy (MSFS’04), D-Florida 7th District
  • Former U.S. Representative Glenn C. Nye (SFS’96), D-Virginia 2nd District
  • Governor (Former) Pat Quinn (SFS’71), D-Illinois
  • William (Bill) B. Schuette (SFS’76), Attorney General of Michigan; former U.S. Representative, R-Michigan 10th District
  • Former U.S. Representative Phillip R. Sharp (SFS’64), D-Indiana 2nd District
  • Wendy Silberman Cutler (MSFS’83), Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative
  • U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan (MSFS’93), R-Alaska
  • George Tenet (SFS’76),  former director of Central Intelligence; Managing Director at Allen & Company; Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at Georgetown University
  • Paula Tufro (MSFS’06), former Director for Development and Democracy, National Security Council
  • Dennis Wilder (MSFS’79), former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for East Asian Affairs, National Security Council
Senior Officials at U.S. Department of State
  • Ambassador Michele Thoren Bond (MSFS’77), former Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs; former Ambassador to Lesotho
  • Paula Dobriansky (SFS’77), former Undersecretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs; former Special Envoy to Northern Ireland
  • Ambassador Judith Gail Garber (SFS’83), acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs; former Ambassador to Latvia
  • Patrick F. Kennedy (SFS’71), former Under Secretary for Management, State Department
  • A. Wess Mitchell (MAGES’04), Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs; Co-Founder and former President, Center for European Political Analysis (CEPA)
  • Matthew Reynolds (SFS’82), former Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs
  • Anne C. Richard (SFS’82), former Assistant Secretary of Population, Refugees and Migration, State Department
  • Kenneth D. Ward (SFS’79), U.S. Permanent Representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
U.S. Ambassadors/Diplomats
  • Ambassador Craig Allen (MSFS’85), Ambassador to Brunei
  • Ambassador Alexander A. Arvizu (SFS’80), former Ambassador to Albania
  • Ambassador Diego Asencio (SFS’52), former Ambassador to Colombia and Brazil
  • Ambassador Christopher Ashby (SFS’68), former Ambassador to Uruguay
  • Ambassador Vincent Battle (SFS’62), former Ambassador to Lebanon
  • Ambassador Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat (MSFS’80), Ambassador to Bangladesh; former Ambassador to Guinea-Bissau and Senegal
  • Ambassador John Blaney (MSFS’75), former Ambassador to Liberia
  • Ambassador Richard Bloomfield (SFS’50), former Ambassador to Ecuador and Portugal
  • Ambassador Donald E. Booth (SFS’76), former Ambassador to Ethiopia, Liberia and Zambia; US Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan
  • Ms. Natalie E. Brown (SFS’89), Charge d’Affaires to Eritrea
  • Ambassador Piper Campbell (SFS’88), former Ambassador to Mongolia
  • Ambassador Robert Cekuta (SFS’80), Ambassador to Azerbaijan
  • Ambassador Maura Connelly (SFS’81), former Ambassador to Lebanon
  • Ambassador Ivo Daalder (MSFS’82), former US Permanent Representative on the Council of NATO
  • Ambassador Glyn T. Davies (SFS’79), Ambassador to Thailand; former Ambassador to the United Nations International Organizations in Vienna
  • Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis (SFS’76), former Charge D’Affaires to Cuba
  • Ambassador John P. Desrocher (SFS’86), Ambassador to Algeria
  • Ambassador Edward Djerejian (SFS’60), former Ambassador to Syria and Israel
  • Ambassador James F. Dobbins Jr. (SFS’63), former Ambassador to the EU; former US Special Representative for Afghanistan, Pakistan
  • Ambassador Thomas J. Dodd (SFS’57), former Ambassador to Costa Rica and Uruguay
  • Ambassador Joseph R. Donovan Jr. (SFS’73), Ambassador to Indonesia
  • Ambassador Cynthia Efird (SFS’71), former Ambassador to Angola
  • Ambassador John D. Feeley (SFS’83), Ambassador to Panama
  • Ambassador Janet E. Garvey (MSFS’79), former Ambassador to Cameroon
  • Ambassador Tatiana C. Gfoeller-Volkoff (SFS’83, MSFS’83), former Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan
  • Ambassador J. Scott Gration (SSP’88), former Ambassador to Kenya
  • Ambassador David Hale (SFS’83), Ambassador to Pakistan
  • Ambassador Michael Hammer (SFS’85), former Ambassador to Chile
  • Ambassador S. Fitzgerald Haney (SFS’90, MSFS’91), former Ambassador to Costa Rica
  • Ambassador Dennis Hankins (SFS’81), Ambassador to Guinea
  • Ambassador Parker T. Hart (SFS’40), former Ambassador to Yemen, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Turkey
  • Ambassador Maura Harty (SFS’81), former Ambassador to Paraguay, former Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs; President & CEO of the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children
  • Ambassador John Herbst (SFS’74), former Ambassador to Uzbekistan and Ukraine; Director of the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center
  • Ambassador Stuart Holliday (SFS’88), former Ambassador to the UN for Special Political Affairs; President & CEO of Meridian International Center
  • Ambassador Michael S. Hoza (SFS’79), former Ambassador to Cameroon
  • Ambassador Makila James (ISD Associate 2002-’03), former Ambassador to Swaziland
  • Ambassador Eric G. John (SFS’82), former Ambassador to Thailand; President of Boeing Korea; Vice President of Boeing International
  • Ambassador U. Alexis Johnson (SFS’32), former Ambassador to Czechoslovakia, Thailand and Japan
  • Ambassador Mark Johnson (SFS’68), former Ambassador to Senegal
  • Ambassador Kelly Keiderling (SFS’88), Ambassador to Uruguay
  • Ambassador Thomas Kelly (SFS’84), former Ambassador to Djibouti
  • Ambassador Lisa Kubiske (MSFS’79), former Ambassador to Honduras; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Finance and Development
  • Ambassador Alphonse LaPorta (SFS’60), former Ambassador to Mongolia
  • Ambassador Franklin L. Lavin (SFS’79), former Ambassador to Singapore; CEO of Export Now
  • Ambassador Edward B. Lawson (SFS’24, MSFS’25), former Ambassador to Iceland and Israel
  • Ambassador Hugo Llorens (SFS’77), former Ambassador to Honduras; Consul General, Sydney, Australia
  • Ambassador Eileen Malloy (SFS’75), former Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan; Senior Advisor on Minsk Implementation, U.S. Embassy Kyiv
  • Ambassador John Maisto (CLAS’61), former Ambassador to the Organization of American States, Nicaragua, Venezuela
  • Ambassador Deborah-Ann McCarthy (MSFS’79, G’79), former Ambassador to Lithuania; Executive Director of the CSIS/ICAPAA (International Career Advancement Program Alumni Association)
  • Ambassador Jackson McDonald (SFS’78), former Ambassador to Gambia and Guinea
  • Ambassador Jack McFall (SFS’29), former Ambassador to Finland
  • Ambassador Gerald McGowan (SFS’68, L’74), former Ambassador to Portugal
  • Ambassador Richard Mills, Jr. (SFS’81), Ambassador to Armenia
  • Ambassador Stephen Mull (SFS’80), former Ambassador to Poland; former U.S. Lead Coordinator for Iran Nuclear Implementation
  • Ambassador Richard Boyce Norland (SFS’77), former Ambassador to Uzbekistan and Georgia
  • Ambassador Frank V. Ortiz, Jr. (SFS’50), former Ambassador to Barbados, Guatemala, Peru and Argentina
  • Ambassador Virginia Palmer (SFS’83), Ambassador to Malawi
  • Ambassador Mark Robert Parris (SFS’72), former Ambassador to Turkey
  • Ambassador Joan Polaschik (MSFS ’93), former Ambassador to Algeria
  • Ambassador Otto Reich (CLAS’73), former Ambassador to Venezuela; former Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs; CEO, Otto Reich Associates
  • Ambassador Eric Rubin (ISD Associate 1999-’00), Ambassador to Bulgaria
  • Ambassador Todd D. Robinson (SFS’85), former Ambassador to Guatemala
  • Ambassador V. Manuel Rocha (MSFS’78), former Ambassador to Bolivia; President of Barrick Gold Corp. Pueblo Viejo
  • Ambassador Richard Schmierer (ISD Associate 2005-’06), former Ambassador to Oman; Chairman of the Board, Middle East Policy Council
  • Ambassador Nancy Soderberg (MSFS’84), former Ambassador to the United Nations; former Deputy National Security Advisor; President & CEO of Soderberg Global Solutions
  • Ambassador Mark C. Storella (ISD Associate 2002-’03), former Ambassador to Zambia
  • Ambassador James C. Swan (SFS’84), former Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Djibouti
  • Ambassador Alaina B. Teplitz (SFS’91), Ambassador to Nepal
  • Ambassador Patrick Theros (SFS’63), former Ambassador to Qatar; President of the U.S.-Qatar Business Council
  • Ambassador Krishna Urs (SFS’80), Ambassador to Peru
  • Ambassador Viron Vaky (SFS’47), former Ambassador to Costa Rica, Colombia and Venezuela
  • Ambassador Richard David Vine (SFS’49), former Ambassador to Switzerland; Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs
  • Ambassador C. David Welch (SFS’75), former Ambassador to Egypt; President of the Europe, Africa & Middle East division, Bechtel
  • Ambassador Melissa F. Wells (SFS’56), former Ambassador to Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Estonia
U.S. Military/Civilian Service to Armed Forces & Defense Dept.
  • Gen. John R. Allen (SSP’83), former Commander of International Security Assistance Force, Afghanistan
  • Robert Baer (SFS’76), former Veteran Case Officer, CIA’s Directorate of Operations in the Middle East; Intelligence and Security Analyst at CNN
  • Charles “Mike” Brown (MSFS’91), former Chief of Staff for Europe and NATO Policy, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Gen. George W. Casey Jr. (SFS’70), former Chief of Staff of U.S. Army; Georgetown University Board of Directors; Chairman of the Board of Governors
  • Maj. Gen. John Fugh (SFS’57), former Judge Advocate General of the United States Army
  • Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr., (SSP’94) Commander, U.S. Pacific Command
  • Brig. Gen. Les A. Kodlick (ISD Associate 2005-’06), former Director of Public Affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force
  • Jamie Morin (SFS’96), former Assistant Secretary for Financial Management and Comptroller, U.S. Air Force
  • Paul L. Oostburg Sanz (SFS’91), former General Counsel, U.S. Department of the Navy
  • Gen. David Petraeus (’94-’95 SFS Fellow), former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency; Commander of the International Security Assistance Force, Commander of the United States Central Command
  • Maj. Gen H.D. Polumbo (ISD Associate 1999-’00), former Commander, Ninth Air Force
  • RADM Edward D Sheafer (MSFS’75), former Director of Naval Intelligence
  • Michael A. Sheehan (MSFS’88), former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict
  • Vice Admiral William D. Sullivan (SSP’90), U.S. Military Representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Military Committee
  • Andrew C. Weber (MSFS’86), former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense Programs
  • Theresa M. Whelan (SSP’93), Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense & Global Security

Foreign Leaders and Diplomats

  • Ambassador Shlomo Argov (SFS’52), former Ambassador from Israel to United Kingdom
  • Ambassador Ricardo Alberto Arias (SFS’61), former foreign minister of Panama; former Ambassador of Panama to the United Nations
  • Ragnheiður E. Árnadóttir (MSFS’94), Minister for Industry and Commerce, Member of Parliament, Iceland
  • Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (SFS’68), former President of the Philippines; Representative of Pampanga’s 2nd District at the Philippines House of Representatives
  • Giorgi Baramidze (ISD Associate 1998-’99), Vice-Speaker of the Parliament of Georgia
  • Agustin Barrios Gomez (SFS’93), former Deputy for Mexico City’s 10th District at the Mexico Chamber of Deputies 
  • Pelayo Castro Zuzuarregui (MSFS’03), Ambassador and Head of the EU Delegation to Costa Rica
  • Gabor Csaba (MSFS’94), Hungarian Ambassador to Korea; former Director-General of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ambassador Simcha Dinitz (SFS’55, MSFS’58), former Ambassador of Israel to the United States
  • Roberto Dondisch (MSFS’01), Consul of Mexico in Seattle, Washington; former Director General for Global Issues, Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Felipe VI of Spain, (MSFS’95), King of Spain
  • Princess Ghida Talal (SFS’89, MSFS’89), Member of the House of Hashemites; chairperson of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation
  • Ambassador Jorge Guajardo (SFS’93), former Ambassador of Mexico to China
  • Prince Al Hussein Bin Abdullah (SFS’16), Crown Prince of Jordan
  • Nasser Judeh (SFS’83), former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jordan
  • Prince Hashim bin Hussein (SFS’05), younger of the two sons of King Hussein and Queen Noor of Jordan, and half-brother of the reigning King Abdullah II of Jordan
  • Zeljko Komsic (GLS ’03), former Croat member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Taro Kono (SFS’86), Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan
  • Alex Graf Lambsdorff (MSFS’94), Vice President of E.U. Parliament
  • Ambassador Alfonso López Caballero (SFS’67), former Ambassador of Colombia to the United Kingdom
  • John Lynch-Staunton (SFS’53), former Canadian senator, first Conservative Party Leader
  • Juan Manuel Galan Pachon (MSFS’03), Senator of the Republic of Colombia
  • Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece (MSFS’95), First son of Constantine II of Greece
  • Philippos, Prince of Greece and Denmark (SFS’08), Third son and fifth child of King Constantine II of Greece and Princess Anne-Marie of Denmark (Queen Anne-Marie of Greence, youngest daughter of King Frederick IX of Denmark and sister of Queen Margarethe II of Denmark)
  • Ambassador Ahn Ho-Young (MSFS’83), Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States
  • Prince Talal bin Muhammad (SFS’89, MSFS’89), Special Advisor to King Abdullah II, Jordan
  • Riaz Mohammed Khan (ISD Associate 1988-’89), former Foreign Secretary, Pakistan; led Pakistani delegation to UN General Assembly, 2009
  • Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf Al-Saud (SFS’81), Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the United Kingdom
  • Ambassador Kasit Piromya (SFS’68), former foreign minister of Thailand
  • Ambassador Ben Roswell (SFS’93), former Ambassador of Canada to Venezuela; Co-Founder of Udara
  • H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Thani (SFS ’10), Deputy Emir of Qatar
  • Prince Faisan bin Turki al-Faisal (SFS’68), former Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the United States; Chairman of King Faisal Foundation’s Center for Research and Islamic Studies
  • Ambassador Bruno Stagno Ugarte (SFS’91), former Foreign Minister of Costa Rica
  • Wang Yi (ISD Associate 1997-’98), Foreign Minister, People’s Republic of China
  • David Y.L. Lin (MSFS’90), former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China; former Foreign Minister of Taiwan

Non-Governmental Organizations/Non-Profits

  • Carmen Twillie Ambar (SFS’90), President, Oberlin College
  • Lawrence Biondi, S.J. (MSFS’66), former President Emeritus, St. Louis University
  • Joseph Cirincione (MSFS’83), President, The Ploughshares Fund
  • Lorne Craner (SSP’86), President of American Councils for International Education
  • Frank Gaffney (SFS’75), President and founder of the Center for Security Policy
  • Chad Griffin (SFS’97), president, Human Rights Campaign; founder, American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER)
  • Mohammed bin Khalifa Hamad Al-Thani (SFS’09), Chairman, Qatar 2022 World Cup Committee
  • Malte Humpert (MAGES’11), Founder and Executive Director, The Arctic Institute; Energy Consultant at Inter-American Development Bank
  • Mary Ellen Iskenderian (SFS’81), president and CEO, Women’s World Banking
  • Parag Khanna (SFS’99, SSP’05), former Director of the Global Governance Initiative, The New America Foundation
  • Tim King (SFS’89), founder and CEO, Urban Prep Academies
  • J. Lane Kirkland (SFS’48), former president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • Tessie San Martin (SFS’80), CEO, Plan International USA
  • Rev. Brian Paulson (SFS’81), Jesuit Provincial of the Chicago-Detroit Province; former President of St. Ignatius College Preparatory School in Chicago, Illinois
  • Debora Spar (SFS’84), President of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; former President, Barnard College
  • Katie Taylor (MSFS’92), Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Global Health at USAID; former Executive Director, Center for Interfaith Action on Global Poverty
  • Mark von Hagen (SFS’76), Director of School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies at Arizona State University; former Director of Harriman Institute at Columbia University
  • David A. Weiss (MSFS’78), President and CEO, Global Communities
  • B. Joseph White (SFS’69), President Emeritus of the University of Illinois

Private Sector

  • Molly Ashby (MSFS’83) Co-founder and CEO, Solera Capital LLC
  • Joseph R. Baczko (SFS’67), former President/COO of Blockbuster Entertainment; founder and President of Toys “R” Us International; former CEO of Max Factor-Europe
  • Charles Bunch (SFS’71), former Chairman and CEO of PPG Industries; former Chairman of the National Association of Manufacturers
  • Michael J. Callahan (SFS’90), Senior Vice President, General Counsel of LinkedIn; former Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary, Yahoo
  • Kelly Coffey, CEO of J.P. Morgan’s U.S. Private Bank
  • Bob Colacello (SFS ’69), Special Correspondent for Vanity Fair; former Editor of Interview Magazine
  • Bud Colligan (SFS’76), Co-Chairman of the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership; founder and CEO of South Swell Ventures; former chairman and CEO of Macromedia
  • Jay Collins (MSFS’89), Vice Chairman, Corporate and Investment Banking, Citibank Group; former Co-Global Head, Public Sector Group, Citibank Group
  • Herbert Cordt (MSFS’74), Managing Partner of Cordt & Partner International Business Consultants
  • Robert Dekker (MSFS’92), CEO/Owner, Dekker Hout
  • Maria Eitel (MSFS’88), President and CEO, Nike Foundation
  • Ron Faucheux (SFS’78), President, Clarus Research Group; Former Louisiana State Representative, District 100
  • James A. Firestone (SFS’76), former President of Xerox North America; Executive Vice President of the Xerox Corporation; Member of the Board of Directors for Goodyear Tire and Rubber
  • David Fox (SFS’81), former Vice Chairman, J.P. Morgan; President of Global Family & Private Investment Offices Group
  • Richard Gallivan (MSFS’92), Managing Director and Head of TMT Investment Banking, Mizuho Americas; former Managing Director and Co-Head of Global Software, Systems & Solutions, Barclays Capital
  • Dexter Goei (SFS’93), CEO of Altice
  • Antonio Gracias (MSFS’93), Founder, Managing Partner, and CIO at Valor Equity Partners L.P.
  • Michael Horn (MSFS’90), Chief Counsel of Consumer Products, Walt Disney Company
  • Raj Kumar (SFS’97), Founder, President and Editor-In-Chief of  DEVEX; Chairman, Humanitarian Council of the World Economic Forum
  • Lori Leveen (MSFS’83), Co-founder, Levenger
  • Zyad Limam (MSFS’88), Director General and Editor-In-Chief, Afrique Magazine
  • Julie Martin (MSFS’79), Managing Director in Political Risk and Structured Credit Practice, Marsh & McLennan
  • Elizabeth Mily (MSFS’93), Managing Director, Barclays; former Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
  • Alex Orfinger (MSFS’86), Executive Vice President, American City Business Journals; former Publisher, Washington Business Journal
  • David Oxensteirna (MSFS’89), Head of CAPCO’s Capital Market’s Group; former Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
  • Paul Pelosi (SFS’62), Owner of Financial Leasing Services, Inc.; former owner of the Sacramento Mountain Lions and United Football League
  • Gary Perlin (SFS’72), former Senior Advisor to the CEO of Capital One Financial Corp.; CFO and Vice President of the World Bank
  • Ben Powell (MSFS’00) and Ricardo Teran (MSFS’02), Co-founders, Agora partnerships
  • Peter Raymond (MSFS’90), Principal, Capital Projects and Infrastructure, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Stephen Raymund (MSFS’80), Chairman of the Board, Tech Data Product Management, Inc.; former Chairman of the Board, Tech Data Corporation
  • Chris Sacca (SFS’97), Founder/Proprietor, Lowercase Capital
  • Elliot G. Sander (SFS’77), president and CEO, The HAKS group; former CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority
  • Santiago Sedaca (MSFS’97) Vice President, Palladium; former President of CARANA Corporation
  • Shéhérazade Semsar-de Boisséson (MSFS’90), Managing Director, POLITICO Europe
  • Thomas Sietsema (SFS ’83), Food Critic, Washington Post; James Beard Restaurant Awards Recipient
  • Andrew Shoyer (MSFS’86), Chair/Partner,  International Trade and Dispute Resolution Practice, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Justin B. Smith (SFS’91), CEO of Bloomberg Media Group
  • Kate Snow (MSFS’93), National Correspondent and Anchor, NBC Nightly News, NBC; former Anchor, MSNBC Live with Kate Snow, MSNBC
  • Christopher L. Yetter (SFS’02) Chief of Staff to the Vice Chancellor for Research; former Chief of Staff, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, UC Berkeley

International Organizations

  • Alejandro Alvarez von Gustedt (MSFS’97), Co-Founder and Partner of International Venture Philanthropy Center (IVPC); former Representative, Inter-American Development Bank, Europe
  • Christopher Coleman (MSFS’83), Deputy Special Representative, UNMIK; former Director, Civilian Capacity Project, United Nations
  • Elizabeth Boggs Davidsen (MSFS’88), Chief, Multilateral Investment Fund Inter-American Development Bank
  • Stephane Dujarric (SFS’88), Spokesperson for United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres; former Director of News and Media, United Nations Department of Public Information
  • Sabine Durier (MSFS ’98), Change Management Lead, Operational Platforms International Finance Corporation
  • Darrin Hartzler (MSFS ’96), Global Manager, Corporate Governance Unit, International Finance Corporation
  • Rita Jupe (MSFS ’98), Principal, Blended Finance & Parnerships Vice-Presidency, International Finance Corporation
  • Julie T. Katzman (SFS ’83), Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Hoda Moustafa (MSFS ’98), Regional Head for Africa, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, The World Bank
  • Izumi Nakamitsu (MSFS ’89), Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Office for Disarmament Affairs, United Nations
  • Fabrizio Opertti (MSFS’97), Chief of Trade and Investment, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Idoia Ortiz de Artiñano (MSFS’08), Advisor to the Dean and Future World Fellow, IE School of International Relations
  • Edgar Restrepo (MSFS ’98), former Principal Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation
  • Manuel Rosini (MSFS ’98), Head of Office, UNICEF
  • Jordan Schwartz (MSFS’91), Director of Infrastructure and Urban Development in Singapore, The World Bank
  • Zibu Sibanda (MSFS ’02), Senior Communications Specialist, International Finance Corporation
  • Tomasz Telma (MSFS ’89), Director, Europe and Central Asia, International Finance Corporation

Sports & Entertainment

  • Aimee Mullins (SFS’98), Track and field athlete and Chief Mission for the 2012 U.S. Olympic delegation; actress; fashion model and motivational speaker
  • Megan Mylan (SFS’92), Documentary Director known for Smile Pinki; winner of the Academy Award for Best Short Subject Documentary
  • Carl Reiner (SFS’43), Actor, director, writer, and producer; winner of nine Emmy Awards and one Grammy Award
  • Michael Sucsy (SFS’95), Golden Globe Award and Emmy Award-winning director and writer for HBO film Grey Gardens

Journalism & Literature

  • Tania Bryer (SFS’84), Guest Presenter and Executive Producer of CNBC Meets
  • George Crile III (SFS’68), CBS News Producer (60 Minutes and 60 Minutes II) and reporter; twice awarded the Edward R. Murrow Award by the Overseas Press Club; author of the 2003 bestseller Charlie Wilson’s War
  • Paul Erdman (SFS’55), Financial author and Edgar Award-winning fiction novelist
  • Jamie Gangel (SFS’77), Special Correspondent, CNN
  • Lourdes Garcia-Navarro (SFS’94), Host of Weekend Edition Sunday, National Public Radio; Winner of the Edward R. Murrow Award and Peabody Award
  • Daniel Henninger (SFS’68), Deputy editorial page director of The Wall Street Journal; contributor on Fox News; won the American Society of Newspaper Editors’ Distinguished Writing Award for editorial writing
  • Mark Landler (SFS’87), White House correspondent, former European economic correspondent, and Hong Kong bureau chief for The New York Times
  • Kai Ryssdal (SSP’93, P’20), Host and Senior Editor of Marketplace
  • Michael Schearer (MSFS’99), Network Analyst, Fortego LLC
  • David Schickler (SFS’91), Author and screenwriter known for The Dark Path and co-creating the television series Banshee
  • Kara Swisher (SFS’84), Co-Founder of Recode; former Technology columnist for The Wall Street Journal
  • Lisa Sylvester (SFS’92), Peabody Award and Emmy Award-winning reporter; former Reporter for CNN’s The Situation Room
  • Anthony Thomopoulos (SFS’59), CEO of MTM, International Family Entertainment, Inc.; former President of ABC Entertainment and ABC Broadcast Group
  • Arick Wierson (SFS’94), Former NYC Media general manager; former media advisor to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg