Cliff Holekamp

Cliff Holekamp, GB01, is expanding operations for Cultivation Capital, the early-stage venture-capital firm that he co-founded. Before launching the firm, Holekamp was on the faculty of Olin Business School and led the entrepreneurship program to a No. 1 world ranking. He and his wife, Megan (Kolbrener) Holekamp, BU99, reside in Greenville, S.C.

Luke Epplin

Luke Epplin, LA01, released his first book, Our Team: The Epic Story of Four Men and the World Series that Changed Baseball (Flatiron Books, 2021). The book was profiled by NPR, People Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times and The Washington Post. The Wall Street Journal praised both Epplin and his work: […]

Liz (Connolly) Zimmerly

Liz (Connolly) Zimmerly, EN01, relocated with her family to the Chicago area and now works with ComEd managing new-construction energy-efficiency programs. Previously, she worked eight years with the nation’s greenest utility, Seattle City Light.

Kacey Cordes

Kacey Cordes, LA01, vice president at U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation, was named chair of Urban Land Institute (ULI) St. Louis District Council. She was also named to chair the national ULI Public-Private Partnership Council. Cordes’ goals are to tap thoughtful leadership, prioritizing partnerships and social justice to drive equitable development throughout St. Louis.

Karen Budell

Karen Budell, LA01, joined SurveyMonkey as vice president of brand marketing. She works at the survey software company’s San Mateo, Calif., headquarters and lives in the Santa Cruz Mountains with her husband, Joel. Previously, she worked four years at Google.