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Justin DeWitte, MBA '03, was named CEO of Graham Healthcare Group Hospice.

Beau Cummins, MBA '89, was elected to a two-year term as chair of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta. He is the co-chief operating officer at SunTrust Banks Inc.

Kristen Adamowski, BBA '14, was promoted to senior central operations manager, virtual restaurants at Uber.

Julie Lange, MBA '96, was named pricing and analytics manager at Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP.

Sherwin Prior, MBA '02, formed his own transportation-focused venture firm called Blue Victor Capital. From 2010 to April 2018, he was the managing director of GM Ventures, where he helped the OEM invest in Turo, Lyft, and Cruise.

Bryan Hickman, MBA '18, was hired as senior vice president of investments at Invesque Inc. Most recently, he was a vice president of investments at Welltower Inc., where he was responsible for underwriting new investment opportunities and the asset management of a portfolio valued at approximately $4.5 billion.

Ted Hunting, BBA '85, was appointed senior vice president of marketing of Bright Pattern, which provides cloud contact center software that simplifies omnichannel customer service for customers, agents, and contact center managers.

Melissa Vernon, MS/MBA '01, joined Natural Capital Partners as director of client engagement.

David Curtis, MBA '97, was appointed CEO of Graham Healthcare Group Home Health.

Elif Sagsen-Ercel, MBA '05, joined R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company as chief strategy and transformation officer.

Sarita Nayyar, MBA '87, was appointed to the Managing Board of The World Economic Forum. The international organization for public-private cooperation is best known for its annual meeting of financial executives and world political leaders held in Davos, Switzerland. Nayyar has worked for the WEF since 2007 and is also its chief operating officer.

Joe DiMauro, AB ’86/MBA '15, a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch in metropolitan Detroit, was recently named an adjunct professor of finance at the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University.

Grant Grigorian, BSE ’84/MBA '87, was named COO and CFO of CarSaver.

Dave Weinerth, MBA '00, was named president of smart buildings with global responsibility for Universal mCloud Corp., a leading provider of artificial intelligence and analytics and IoT connected asset care technology.

Christian Hartigan, MBA '00, joined Quadient as president and general manager of the Americas.

Brian Hermelin, BBA '87, received the Dream Maker Award at the Hillel Day School's 60th anniversary celebration. He is managing partner and co-founder of Rockbridge Growth Equity, LLC, a Detroit-based private equity firm.

Spencer Preis, BBA '99, was appointed ethics and compliance officer and chief litigation counsel of Southwire. Southwire is the largest manufacturer of wire and cable products in North America. In this new role, Preis' primary responsibilities will be growing and managing the company's global ethics and compliance program and managing the company's litigation portfolio. Preis also was appointed to serve on the executive committee of Camp Twin Lakes' board of directors. For 25 years, Camp Twin Lakes has delivered fully adaptive, medically supportive, and inspiring camp experiences to more than 10,000 of Georgia's children and young adults.

Amanda Lombard, AB ’05/MAcc '06, was promoted to chief accounting officer of Gramercy Property Trust.

Nicole Krupp, BBA '08, a senior account manager for, was promoted to lead its new office in Salt Lake City.

Raymond T. Miller, BBA '06, was appointed to the board of directors of Navistar International Corporation.

Naomi Pesky, MBA '99, was named the first-ever vice president of strategy and stakeholder engagement for the Metropolitan Airports Commission for Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn.

Jared Rowe, MBA '08, was appointed director, president and CEO of AutoWeb, a provider of digital automotive services connecting in-market car buyers with dealers and OEMs.

Hao Wu, MBA '00, earned the Best Documentary award for "People's Republic of Desire" at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival Awards. The film follows three popular entertainers in China who earn money and fame via live-streamed performances online. "People's Republic of Desire" has also earned awards at other large competitions this year, including the Grand Jury International Documentary Feature Award at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival and the Best International Director Award at the Documentary Edge Film Festival in New Zealand. More information can be found at

Gerard Cunningham, MBA '94, was appointed to the board of Ology Bioservices, Inc., a biologics-focused contract development and manufacturing organization serving government and commercial clients.

Coleen Kuehn, MBA '94, was honored as one of the "Digital 40 Over 40" by Campaign, a communications and marketing platform, for her success as chief media officer of Merkle.