Alumni

D’Amore-McKim Dean: ’Our future is bright and our dreams are big’

Northeastern University formally installed Raj Echambadi as the inaugural Dunton Family Dean of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business on Wednesday night. Echambadi addressed the crowd comprised of family, friends, faculty, staff, university leaders, and students, highlighting the future of the business school and its power to inspire dreams.

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Empower Co-Chairs reflect on successful campaign, bright future

Northeastern University launched Empower in 2013, a fundraising campaign set to shape the future of learning, teaching, and discovery at the university by supporting students, faculty, and innovation, in research and education. Co-chairs of Empower Richard D’Amore, BA’76, and Alan McKim, MBA’88 recently sat down with News@Northeastern to talk about the success of the campaign and its future.

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Meet the pack: Jim Madigan

Jim Madigan, DMSB'86, has been the head coach of Northeastern University's Men's Hockey since 2011, but his history with the sport goes back to his early life, first picking up a hockey stick at age four. Recently named the first Fernie Flaman Endowed Hockey Coach, Madigan reflects below on his career at Northeastern and his time spent playing and coaching in the sport he loves.

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Alumnus' new app a 'one-stop-shop' for pet owners

Adam Jackowitz, DMSB’10, co-founded The Fetch My Pet iPhone app, a digital platform that pet owners can use to care for their animals. He notes that his time at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business helped shape some of his business decisions.

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Alumna's pilot picked up by HGTV

Jasmine Roth, DMSB’08, is the host of the new HGTV series House to Home, in which her company, Built Custom Homes, LLC, oversees construction design and property management. She credits some of her success to cooperative education and entrepreneurial experiences at Northeastern University.

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Meet the Pack: Mary Fernandes

Mary Fernandes, DMSB'83, reflects on her time at D'Amore-McKim and how it shaped her career. Fernandes is an entrepreneur and owner of Vermajé Tea Co., a startup tea and teaware company for those seeking calm and relaxation.

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D'Amore-McKim members honored by Northeastern

Northeastern University recently recognized its community members, including many from the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, for their contributions to the school through academics, leadership roles and extracurricular activities.

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Meet the Pack: Tom Pimm

Tom Pimm, MBA'86, reflects on his time at D'Amore-McKim and how it shaped his career. Pimm is now the co-founder and COO of Hub Recruiting, a talent acquisition firm.

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Northeastern alumnus awarded prestigious Rangel Fellowship

Terrell Hunt, DMSB'13, has been awarded a 2017 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship, a program funded by the U.S. Department of State for those interested in pursuing a career as a Foreign Service officer. Hunt is one of just 30 people nationwide to receive the Fellowship.

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Meet the pack: Jean Burgess

We talked with Jean Burgess, MSA/MBA’99, who is the VP of Tax for Brookfield Renewal Energy Group, an owner and operator of one of the world’s largest renewable power portfolios. She reflects on how her experiences at D’Amore-McKim transformed her life and why tax accountants need to be on their toes after the election.

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Alumni entrepreneurs 'tea' up small business

Ricardo Viejo and Alejandro Mayer, both DMSB’16, turned their classroom project into a real-world venture, co-founding Velvetea, a business focused on importing high-quality, organically-grown green tea from Japan.

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Entrepreneurs share their startups, big ideas at NEXPO

 Northeastern’s NEXPO event, held as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week this past Thursday, brought together students and alumni from various entrepreneurial ventures featuring mobile apps, 3-D printing, and composting. The expo featured about 30 IDEA ventures, in addition to Northeastern entrepreneurship resources and varied programs.

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Seeds of Hope

Myles Lutheran, DMSB’10, is the managing director of EcoFuels Kenya, a company that harvests the many benefits of the croton nut for its people, with little to no waste produced, combining both good intentions and good business to create a more resourceful, sustainable future for Kenya.

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Meet the Pack: Casey O'Neill

We recently spoke with Casey O'Neill, S'11, MS'16, about her experiences at D'Amore-McKim and how the program helped shape her career. O'Neill is currently a Product Developer for Boston Beer Company, where she started as an undergraduate student on co-op.

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Instagram takeover: Michelle Dunham

Michelle Dunham, MBA'16, is a recent graduate of the Part-Time MBA program at Northeastern's D'Amore-McKim School of Business. Dunham is taking over the D'Amore-McKim Instagram account Sept. 12-18, reflecting on her experience as a Part-Time MBA student. Follow along starting Monday, Sept. 12!

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