Hoya Highlight: Mannone Butler (B’94, L’99), Executive Director, DC Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

CAREER REFLECTIONS What is the best career advice you’ve ever received? Do what you are passionate about, do it well, and do it without abandon. Everything else will work itself out. What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? After law school, I worked with a non-profit that provided a range of supports … Continue reading Hoya Highlight: Mannone Butler (B’94, L’99), Executive Director, DC Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

Hoya Highlight: Julia Farr (C’88), Executive Director, Georgetown University Alumni Association

Julia oversees the alumni engagement programs of the alumni association, including regional engagement, alliances, career services, the Board of Governors, and Law Center. She is also the University Alumni representative and spokesperson of the association. TIME ON THE HILLTOP What was your major? History major and French minor. What was your favorite class or who … Continue reading Hoya Highlight: Julia Farr (C’88), Executive Director, Georgetown University Alumni Association

Hoya Highlight: Ryan Wilson (C’12, L’15), CEO and Co-Founder, The Gathering Spot

The Gathering Spot is a business rooted in community culture. TIME ON THE HILLTOP What was your favorite class or who was your favorite professor at Georgetown? I was a government and sociology double major so I had several favorite courses. I have to start with Father Kemp. I took many of his classes over … Continue reading Hoya Highlight: Ryan Wilson (C’12, L’15), CEO and Co-Founder, The Gathering Spot

Hoya Highlight: Rafael Fantauzzi (EML’08), Diversity and Inclusion Manager, IKEA

CAREER REFLECTIONS What is the best career advice you have ever received? Never take “no” for an answer. What are the big trends in your industry you’re seeing now? When it comes to my job, we are becoming more global. The most important resource to understand is the equality of a business. People decide to … Continue reading Hoya Highlight: Rafael Fantauzzi (EML’08), Diversity and Inclusion Manager, IKEA

Hoya Highlight: Stephen Dypiangco (SFS’01), CEO and Co-Founder of Dadventures

TIME ON THE HILLTOP What was your favorite class or who was your favorite professor at Georgetown? My favorite professor was Lalitha Gopalan, a cinema studies professor. The class was a 12-person seminar and it was hard! She really pushed each and every student in discussions and in our assignments. I’m glad she pushed us … Continue reading Hoya Highlight: Stephen Dypiangco (SFS’01), CEO and Co-Founder of Dadventures

Hoya Highlight: Marissa Amendolia Finn (C’11), Creative Marketing and Content Manager at Facebook

TIME ON THE HILLTOP What was your favorite class or who was your favorite professor at Georgetown? I always knew I wanted to major in English, so that’s why Georgetown was my first choice of university. I loved the combination of having a strong liberal arts education while also having the diversification of the rest … Continue reading Hoya Highlight: Marissa Amendolia Finn (C’11), Creative Marketing and Content Manager at Facebook

Hoya Highlight: Rico Macaraeg

Rico Macaraeg (MBAE’17), Chief Marketing Officer at Stojo  Career Reflections What is the best career advice you ever received? A mentor of mine once said, “The safe route can sometimes be the riskiest route.” I agree that to grow and move forward you need to take some risks.  What are the big trends in your … Continue reading Hoya Highlight: Rico Macaraeg

Hoya Highlight: Deanna Blackwell (C’14)

Owner & Founder, Gloria Becca Career Reflections What is the origin of your company's name? Gloria Becca is named for women from both sides of my family. My maternal great-grandmother Rebecca was a seamstress who gave me my first taste of fashion: I spent time with her in her basement while she sewed and would … Continue reading Hoya Highlight: Deanna Blackwell (C’14)