Eric Heist

Eric Heist, EN91, GB92, a colonel in the U.S. Army, retired after 30 years of service. He led and cared for soldiers, civilians and families in units from platoon to brigade, and served as a staff officer in various Army and NATO headquarters. His career included deployments to Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan. […]

Gretchen Cowman

Gretchen Cowman, EN91, is a captain in the U.S. Public Health Service and manages the laboratory renovation and construction program at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md. Early during the COVID-19 pandemic, she deployed to the Navajo Nation to expand access to safe water and sanitation and to San Antonio, Texas, to support the influx of […]

Catherine Buley

Catherine Buley, LA91, medical director of SEARHC (Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium) Primary Care Clinics, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s leading professional society for health-care leaders. The highest standard of professional development, fellow status requires candidates to meet academic and experiential criteria, and to demonstrate community involvement, […]

Doug Sesnowitz

Doug Sesnowitz, LA91, a partner at Ulmer & Berne LLP, was elected to the firm’s management committee. Sesnowitz represents companies in a range of industries in complex corporate, commercial and financing matters.

Risé Sanders-Weir

Risé Sanders-Weir, LA91, was an executive producer on “We Are Witnesses: Chicago,” which was nominated for an Emmy in the News & Documentary-Outstanding New Approaches category. As part of The Marshall Project, the short-video series presented intimate portraits of Chicagoans touched by the criminal justice system. Website:

Mischa Buford Epps

Mischa Buford Epps, LA91, was named the executive director of The Missouri Bar by its Board of Governors. Previously, Epps was a partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP in Kansas City, Mo., where she practiced for more than 20 years.