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.

Vada O. Manager

Senior vice president of APCO Worldwide
BS in political science
1983

Steve T. Kirby

President, Kirby Capital Corp.; Co-manager, Bluestem Capital Company
BS in political science
1974

R. Christopher Goodwin

President of The Comus Inn at Sugarloaf Mountain, LLC
PhD in anthropology
1979

Pam Del Duca

Founder, president and CEO, DELSTAR Group
BAE in physical education
1968

Gary Aden

Director of business development at Applied Nanostructures
PhD in chemistry
1981

John Whiteman

Chairman and president, Empire Southwest Co.
BS in sociology
1963

Irwin Sheer

Vice president, BlackRock Financial Management
BS in physics
1981

Melinda Sue Gordon

Cinematographer, Production Still Photography
BA in Sociology
1978

Gary Dirks

Director, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability and Director, LightWorks®
PhD in Chemistry
1980

Brian Swette

President and owner of Sweet Earth Natural Foods
BS in economics
1976

David Morse

Founder and CEO, Infinite Humanity-Everyone Counts Network
BS and teaching credential in political science
1973

Patricia A. Kimball

Vice president of retail solutions and business development at Earth 911, Inc.
BS in medical technology and PhD in microbiology
1974 and 1979

Susan Clouse Dolbert

Vice president of development at Rutgers University
BA in political science, MA in communication, and PhD in public administration
1974, 1980, and 1994

Dan Shilling

Curator and project manager of Sharlot Hall Museum
PhD in English
1987

Maurice Portley

Judge for the State of Arizona Court of Appeals
BS in Political Science
1975