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Alumni of Distinction

 

Bill Abbott '84 - President and CEO of Crown Media Family Networks (Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel)

 

 

David P. Anderson ’51- Sports columnist, The New York Times; winner of a Pulitzer Prize in 1981

 

 

 

Karen Baldwin ’85 - Partner and senior executive vice president of Creative Affairs, Baldwin Entertainment Group; Producer of the films "Mystery, Alaska," "Ray," "Sahara," "A Sound of Thunder," "The Game of Their Lives"

 

 

 

Erika Bearman '03Erika Bearman ’03 - Former senior vice president for global communications, Oscar de la Renta; currently consultant to the firm (communications and branding)

 

 

 

 

Mary G. Berner ’81 - President and chief executive officer of Cumulus Media Inc.

 

 

 

 

Hon. Timothy H. Bishop ’72 - Former member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Democrat from New York

 

 

 

 

Leigh Anne Brodsky ’80 - Managing Director of Peanuts Worldwide

 

 

 

 

Hon. Robert Casey ’82 - Member of the U.S. Senate, Democrat from Pennsylvania

 

 

 

 

Joseph A. Califano Jr. ’52 - Founder and chairman, The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse; former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare

 

 

 

Rabbi Norman M. Cohen ’72 - Rabbi, Bet Shalom Congregation, Minnetonka, Minn.

 

 

 

 

 


Billy Collins ’63 - Former Poet Laureate, consultant in poetry to the Library of Congress (2001-2003)

 

 

 

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Jim Collins ’87, biomedical engineer at Boston University

 

 

 

Shawn Feddeman Cronin ’95 - Vice president of communications for NBCUniversal owned television stations

 

 

 

Matt Chmura '03 - Vice president of marketing and communications at Boston Bruins

 

 

 

Robert J. Cousy ’50 - Basketball legend and NBA Hall of Famer; led the Boston Celtics to an unprecedented five straight NBA titles

 

 

 

 

Michael Daniels ’76 - Retired senior vice president and group executive, IBM Global Technology Services 

 

 

 

Mark DeSaulnier '74, Member of U.S. House of Representatives, Democrat from California

 

 

 

Ann Dowd

Ann Dowd ’78, actress

 

 

Anthony Fauci, M.D., ’62

Anthony Fauci, M.D., ’62, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

 

 

 

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Jon Favreau '03 - Former chief speechwriter for President Obama

 

 

 

 

Anne Schiffmann Fink ’85 P17 - President of PepsiCo Global Foodservice

 

 

 

 

Stanley E. Grayson ’72 - Former vice chairman and chief operating officer, M.R. Beal and Company, New York

 

 

 

 

Julie A. Halpin ’84 - Founder and CEO, The Geppetto Group, advertising company specializing in products for children 

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas W. Heinsohn ’56 - Former Boston Celtics player and coach; NBA Hall of Famer

 

 

 

 

 

John J. “Jack” Higgins ’76 - Editorial cartoonist for theChicago Sun-Times; winner of a Pulitzer Prize in 1989 

 

 

 

 

Mark G. Holowesko ’82 - Chief executive officer, chief investment officer and director of Holowesko Partners Ltd. (previously Templeton Capital Advisors Ltd.)

 

 

 

Peter Jankowski ’86, producer, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Chicago Fire," "Chicago Justice," "Chicago Med," "Chicago P.D."; president and chief operating officer of Wolf Films

 

 

 

Molly Taylor Jolly ’88 – Senior vice president of finance and administration for the Los Angeles Angels

 

 

 

Edward P. Jones ’72, Pulitzer Prize winning author

 

 

 

Susan Jurevics ’89, former CEO at J.K. Rowling's Pottermore

 

 

 

 

Brian Kelley '83, partner at Lindsay Goldberg, a private investment firm 

 

 

 

Capt. Thomas G. Kelley, USN (Ret.) '60 - Recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor 

 

 

 

Capt. Joseph P. Kerwin, M.D., USN (Ret.) ’53 - First medical doctor in space; director emeritus at National Space Biomedical Research Institute

 

 

 

 

Paul O. LeClerc ’63 - Former president and chief executive officer, New York Public Library

 

 

 

 

Edward J. Ludwig '73 - Former chairman of the board and chief executive officer, Becton, Dickinson and Company (global medical technology company)

 

 

 

 

Victor Luis ’88 - Chief executive officer at Coach 

 

 

 

Burke Magnus

Burke Magnus '88, executive vice president of programming and scheduling at ESPN 

 

 

 

Chris Matthews

Chris Matthews ’67, host of "Hardball"

 

 

 

William J. McDonough ’56 - Retired president of the New York Federal Reserve; former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; former chairman of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

 

 

Michael Robert McNulty '69, Member of U.S. House of Representatives, Democrat from New York 

 

 

 

Joseph E. Murray, M.D. ’40 - (1919-2012) - Nobel laureate 1990 for the first successful kidney transplant  

 

 

 

Kevin OConnor

Kevin O’Connor ’90, host, "This Old House" and "Ask This Old House;" co-host of DIY Network’s "This New House;" author of "The Best Homes from This Old House"

 

 

 

Joyce O’Shaughnessy ’78, oncologist

 

 

 

J.D. “Dave” Power III ’53, founder of J.D. Power and Associates

 

 

 

Carolyn Risoli ’86 - Former president, Marc by Marc Jacobs; currently fashion industry consultant

 

 

 

 

Daniel E. Shaughnessy ’75 - Sports columnist, The Boston Globe; author of "The Curse of the Bambino"

 

 

 

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Bartlett Sher ’81, Tony Award winning theater director

 

 

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Mark Shriver ’86, senior vice president of strategic initiatives for Save the Children Action Network 

 

 

William J. “Bill” Simmons III ’92 - sports columnist, host of HBO's "Any Given Wednesday," and founder of The Ringer, a sports and culture website 

 

 

 

James M. Speltz '97 - former president and CEO of Brookstone Inc. 

 

 

 

K.C. Sullivan ’00 (Kevin) - President and managing director of CNBC International at NBCUniversal, Inc.

 

 

 

Clarence Thomas ’71

Clarence Thomas ’71, Supreme Court justice

 

Photograph by Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States

 

 

Amb. Harry K. Thomas Jr. ’78 - U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Zimbabwe

 

 

 

Bernard Trainor '51 - Retired Marine lieutenant general who served in Korea and Vietnam; military analyst for NBC 

 

 

 

Theodore V. Wells Jr.  ’72 - Partner and co-chair of Litigation, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, New York

 

 

 

 

Hon. Peter Welch ’69 - Member of U.S. House of Representatives, Democrat from Vermont

 

 

 

 

Robert C. Wright ’65 - co-founder, Autism Speaks; retired vice chairman of General Electric and former chief executive officer, NBC Universal, Inc.