Sarah J. (Kocinski) Luem

Sarah J. (Kocinski) Luem, BU03, a shareholder with Capes Sokol, was recently named chair of the firm’s business and finance practice group as well as the real estate practice group. She also was named to St. Louis Small Business Monthly’s 2022 list of Top 100 St. Louisans You Should Know to Succeed in Business. Luem […]

Robyn (Jimenez) Popa

Robyn (Jimenez) Popa, GA03, was promoted from senior project manager overseeing projects for school districts to managing principal at Pfluger Architects’ San Antonio office. She has been with the firm since 2006, when she launched her career as an architect.

Rebecca “Becca” Niburg

Rebecca “Becca” Niburg, GR03, LW03, an attorney with Elpis Legal LLC, which represents immigrants and their families before the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice, has thrown her hat in the ring for the District 13 seat in the Maryland House of Delegates. On her campaign website (www.beccaniburg.com), Niburg writes, “I am […]

Joshua Isaacs

Joshua Isaacs, LA03, and his wife, Laurie Kirkland, welcomed a daughter, Norah Isabela Isaacs, on June 7, 2021. Last May, Isaacs joined the law firm of Redmon Peyton & Braswell, LLP in Alexandria, Va., as a partner; his practice area focuses on family law and domestic relations. Joshua, Laurie and Norah live in Washington, D.C. 

Tim Gronewold

Tim Gronewold, BU03, LW08, a commercial litigator with Howard & Howard, was elected to a two-year term, starting in June, as chair of the board of the American Red Cross of Central Illinois; he has been actively involved with the Red Cross for over a decade. Gronewold is also on the committee of a Howard […]

Art Carden

Art Carden, GR03, GR06, professor of economics at Samford University’s Brock School of Business, earned the Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award in recognition of his scholarly work across his career. His research has appeared in economic journals, in USA Today and on Forbes.com, among other outlets. His collection of commentaries, Strangers with Candy: Observations from the […]

Dennis Berger

Dennis Berger, EMBA03, was named to the board of directors of Pine Street Inn, New England’s largest homeless service organization. Berger is chief culture officer at Suffolk Construction and serves on its executive committee. He is a current board member and former vice chair of skills for Chicagoland’s Future, and serves on the board of directors […]

Deia Schlosberg

Deia Schlosberg, LA03, FA03, is film director/producer for Pale Blue Dot Media, a New York City–based film and media production company. She was the director, producer and cinematographer for The Story of Plastic, which aired on the Discovery Channel in April 2020.

Chad Kaffer

Chad Kaffer, LW03, was named a partner at Taylor English Duma LLP. Working in the firm’s corporate and business department, Kaffer focuses on business, real estate and commercial law.

Jesse Cook

Jesse Cook, LA03, co-founded Watsi in 2011 to raise money via crowdfunding for patients’ health-care costs, focusing on low-cost, high-impact treatments. Cook left the nonprofit in 2014, but the organization has grown to fund health-care costs for over 20,000 patients in 25 countries. Another WashU grad, Mackinnon (Webster) Engen, LA04, currently serves as Watsi’s executive […]
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