Alumni network

Get acquainted with our exceptional alumni

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences boasts an outstanding network of accomplished alumni who have learned to thrive at Arizona State University. Our alumni go above and beyond in their professional careers, applying their knowledge, expertise, creativity and ingenuity to pioneer innovations and solve problems.

Kara Keenan Goldin

Founder and CEO of Hint, Inc.
Bachelor of Arts in Communication
1989

Paul Padegimas

Transportation analyst with Turner Engineering
Master of Arts in geography
2011

Amanda Ventura

Senior account manager at Evolve
BA in English (Creative Writing)
2011

Steven Slugocki

Business sales consultant for Wells Fargo; Chairman of the Maricopa County Democratic Party
BA in Political Science and U.S. History Minor
2007

Logan Rhind

Administrative assistant for development and marketing at Barrett, the Honors College
BA in Political Science, European History Minor
2015

Elizabeth Meadows

Speech-language pathologist at Kino Jr. High School
BA English Linguistics, ’11; MS Communication Disorders, ’16
2011

Matt Shindell

Curator of the Planetary Sciences Collection at the Smithsonian Institution
MS Biology and Society, History of Planetary Science, ’04; BS Biology and Society
1999

DeAnn Davies

Director of Healthy Steps for Young Children at Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center
Bachelor of Arts in Child Psychology
1994

Brooke Passey

Writer and horseback riding instructor at Passey Ranch
Bachelor of Arts in English (Creative Writing)
2013

Carly Fleege

Public Affairs Associate, Hamilton Consulting
2009, BA Political Science and Journalism; 2012, Master of Public Policy
2009

Lynn Vavreck, PhD

Professor of political science and communication studies at UCLA; Contributing columnist to The New York Times
1990, BS Political Science; 1992, MA Political Science
1990

Manuel J. Johnson

Intergovernmental Liaison for the Gila River Indian Community
Sociology
1987

Nick Lambesis

Founder of The Lambesis Agency
MA English Literature (’74) and Humanities (’72)
1972

Daniel Kolk

Senior Director of Product Development at Hologic
PhD Molecular Genetics
1992

Najla Arekat

Vice President/Wealth Advisor at BBVA Compass
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
1997