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A stylized portrait of University of Maryland alum, Robert Leach.

Digital Memories

When Robert Leach ’04 graduated with an undergraduate degree in information systems, Facebook was a new Internet sensation that offered users a chance to post life updates and...
Jason Feinstein

Meet the Board of Governors: Dr. Jason M. Feinstein ’91

Dr. Jason Feinstein’s love for the University of Maryland began in an unlikely place: his hometown of Bellmore, New York.
Lauren Foundos

EnTERPreneur Award: Lauren Foundos ’06

Lauren Foundos ’06 Founder and CEO of Fortë Foundos left a successful career as a bond trader to launch Fortë, which has revolutionized the fitness industry by helping gyms of...
Michael Kurlander

Michael Kurlander ’99: Risk, Reward and Going Public After 20-Plus Years on Wall Street

Michael Kurlander ’99 was drawn to business school by the straight-forward nature of accounting and his own comfort with numbers.
Cate Luzio

EnTERPrenuer Award: Cate Luzio ’97

Luzio founded Luminary, a collaboration hub for women to develop, network and connect. She recently expanded her online programs to reach women across the country and is a...
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Alumni Spotlight: Cate Luzio ’97

When former financial services executive Cate Luzio ’97 launched Luminary NYC in 2018, she kept a running list of success stories growing out of her women-oriented...