Brendan owns an emerging co-working company in North County San Diego.
Eddie's experience in both technology and law led him to open his own online business.
Brooke's athletic experience at USD led her to a career in fitness & coaching in Denver.
The couple met their senior year and are expecting a little Torero in September!
Meet your new co-presidents of the Reno/Tahoe Torero Club!
Cheryl founded a technology-based alcohol distribution company in San Jose.
These sisters-in-law co-founded their company inspired by their role as new mothers!
Evan owns a local software and IT services firm in San Diego.
Ed is an entrepreneur with businesses in the finance and microbrewery industries.
Zack's passion for entrepreneurship led him to open a brewery in San Diego.
Stephanie opened a brewery reinventing her family's brewing legacy dating back to 1866!
These engaged Toreros will marry over Labor Day weekend in San Diego!
Jenasi co-produced an inspiring documentary to raise awareness on diabetes.
Carlos develops "phygital" experiences for Hasbro in Rhode Island.
Derrick founded a nonprofit building young adults' leadership skills abroad.
Paul became partner at a litigation law firm in San Diego.
Pete co-founded a coffee & kombucha company in San Diego.
Bridget's passion for dance led her towards leadership opportunities in San Diego.
Calvin worked on sustainability efforts in Nicaragua.
The newlywed couple met while studying abroad in Barcelona!
Kyle launched a nutritional company to supply & support submarine force sailors.
Sara founded her own mission-driven venture focused on health and wellness.
The couple met on Cathie's freshman move-in day in 1966.
Annie is an avid triathlete training for an important cause in San Diego.
Nicole excels in her marketing career in Los Angeles.
The USD couple recently married in May at Founders Chapel!
Michelle opened her own graphic design business in San Diego.
Rebecca was recently elected partner at her law firm in LA.
Sean founded a travel agency focused on growing the space industry.
The couple met as salsa dancing partners in the USD Guadalajara program.
Jill is a finalist for the 2016 International Book Award for Best New Fiction.
Nicole & Scott met "competing" for the title of USD mascot!
Gabriel was recently featured on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.
Hayley's passion & career focuses on humanitarian efforts throughout Africa.
Allison currently teaches in a Dual-Immersion program in Chula Vista.
Erin & Dan met freshman year at USD and welcomed a little Torero in 2015.
Will serves as Director of Marketing for his family's winery in Napa.
Matt worked at USD before opening his own law firm in San Diego.
The couple met as freshmen and will be married in July 2017!
Janice founded her San Diego litigation firm focused on catastrophic injury cases.
Seth's started his real estate company while he was a student at USD.
Gina started her own real estate & hospitality company in San Diego.
Thomas served the youth community in Colombia for the Peace Corps.
Richard is a Vietnam veteran & volunteers on medical mission trips around the world.
The couple married in Founders Chapel in August 2015 and currently reside in Carlsbad.
The couple has been married for over 50 years & still calls USD home.
The Nasmans met at USD and serve as co-presidents of the OC Torero Club.
The USD couple resides in San Diego and will be expecting their own little Torero in June 2016.
Aida & Robert met as students at USD and married in Mexico City nearly 25 years ago.
After living in Hong Kong, the couple will move back to the U.S. to marry in USD's Immaculata.
Penny serves as a litigation attorney in Los Angeles.
Maggie works in accounting for an eco-minded grocery chain in Austin.
Beau & Mike founded San Diego's The Brew Project, home of the 2016 Brew Classic.
Jazmin works for a Hispanic nonprofit leadership development organization in DC.
Rafael & Sheryl serve as principals in an elementary school in North County San Diego.
Basil founded & directs an opera company in Minneapolis.
Caroline works for San Diego's only private business Club.
Anthony works in property management for a large firm in San Francisco.
Stephan founded the "Fastest Growing Private Business" in San Diego.
Gyno's love for the game led him to play professional basketball overseas.
Kelly got the "start up bug" and now works in marketing for the technology industry.
Maureen's "Bike 4 Mike" event aims to raise money to cure ALS in honor of late husband.
Sat has been recently nominated for an award in the music production industry.
Carrie works in sales for a wine distribution company in Southern California.
Tyler works in Product Development for a casual lifestyle brand in Newport Beach, CA.
Sue has provided career counseling to students and fellow alumni at USD for the past 18 years.
John received the honor in 2014 as one of 5 Teachers of the Year in San Diego County.
Anayensi graduated in 2011 with a double major in English and Philosophy and minor in Gender Studies. In 2012, she joined Peace Corps as a Youth Development Volunteer in Costa Rica.
Trenton received his bachelors degree in Behavioral Neuroscience in 2014. Soon after graduating, he began his service as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Fiji promoting health and wellness to local communities.
Kyle and James both graduated from USD with degrees in Business Administration. After graduation, they co-founded at start-up company that aims to better connect prospective college students with universities.
Sonya graduated from USD in 2005 with a degree in Business Administration. Since her days in Alcala Park, she opened an art gallery in downtown San Diego representing contemporary artwork to support the local art community.
Jennifer and Anna graduated in 1997 with a degree in English and International Relations, respectively. Since graduation, these alumnae founded a breast cancer fundraising organization in honor of their mothers affected.
Analise graduated from USD with a BA in English in 2010. Since receiving her diploma, she has pursued her passion for writing as an ecommerce copywriter in San Diego.
Elisabetta graduated from USD with a degree in Biology. Since graduation, she served in non-profit organizations and now runs her own business empowering women in Mozambique through entrepreneurship.
Mario graduated with a degree in Finance in 2012. Since his days in Alcala Park, he now works for Tesla Motors in San Diego and reflects on the positive experiences he had at USD.
Sherman, a Marine Corps veteran, received his Masters in Global Leadering in 2009. Now working for the Paralyzed Veterans of America, he manage initiatives focusing on supporting veterans & families throughout the nation.
Rebecca graduated in 2001 with a bachelors in Education. After working a few years as a teacher, Rebecca opened her own business in 2004 focused on a holistic approach to learning and overall wellness.
Harry and Daniel both graduated from USD's School of Law in 2000. After graduation, they partnered together to create a personal injury and employment law firm in San Diego.
Molly recently graduation from USD with a degree in psychology. After receiving her diploma, she is now an elementary school teacher in Sacramento through the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC).
Antoine graduated in 2001 with a bachelors in business administration. After working in different fields, he launched his own organization with an ethical business model empowering women in developing countries.
Delle graduated from the San Diego College of Women with a degree in Art. Since then, she has had a successful career in marketing and public relations and how works as a freelance journalist.
Caroline graduated from USD in 2007 with a degree in Communications. Since her days on campus, she is working on her Masters in Counseling Psychology in San Francisco and created a successful lifestyle blog.
Claudia graduated with a Bachelors in Art History and Masters in Theology. Since graduation, she remained on campus as a USD employee for 15 years and now serves as Director of International Constituent Relations.
Miranda graduated from USD in 2013 with a degree in Biology. Since her days on campus, she is now pursuing her PhD on cellular and molecular biology at Stanford University.
Megan graduated from USD in 2011 with a degree in Communication Studies. She now works as a Marketing Coordinator for GroundMetrics, a San Diego based company.
Ben & Shawna graduated from USD with a degree in English and International Relations, respectively. The Torero couple will be moving to New Haven, CT this Fall and will be married at Founders Chapel in January 2015.
Jes & Jen graduated with matching degrees in Visual Art in 2006 and 2011, respectively. Since their days at USD, these talented sisters opened Matsumoto Studio, a design and paper goods company.
Eric graduated from USD in 2008 with a degree in Political Science. Currently living in San Diego, he now serves as a Director to one of the top healthcare systems in the nation.
Breyn graduated USD with an undergraduate degree in Philosophy in 2009. After receiving her MA in Peace & Justice, she combines her education and experiences to open a tranformative yoga/Reiki studio in Central Oregon.
Tim graduated from USD in 2008 with a degree in Business Administration. After a career in the corporate world, he tapped into his entrepreneurial skills to launch two startups in California.
Paula graduated from USD in 2009 with a degree in Political Science. Returning as an employee in 2011, she works to educate & implement programs around sustainability.
Bill graduated from USD in 1973 with his Masters in Political Science. Living in Washington DC, he continues his passion advocating benefits for US veterans and their families.
Christopher graduated from USD in 2009 with a degree in Business Administration. Living in San Diego, he started his own real estate business called The Clements Group in Coronado. Meet Christopher…
Kimberly graduated from USD in 2012 with a degree in Political Science. She lives in San Diego and works for the SDPD. Meet Kim…
Elizabeth graduated from USD in 2011 with degrees in International Relations and French. She is currently living in the small village of Omatjete, Namibia, where she works as a primary school teacher.
Adam Stern graduated from USD in 2003 with a degree in Communications and another in Psychology. Since his days in Alcala Park, Adam has discovered his passion for documentary filmmaking.
Chris Carr graduated from USD in 1986. He currently lives in Seattle and works as an Executive Vice President at Starbucks.
Dana graduted from USD in 2010 with a degree in Theology. She has since moved to Chicago, started on her Masters degree, and opened her own online business, Yoga Babe.
Jessica graduated from USD in 2011 with a degree in Communication Studies & Media Arts. She recently started her own business, Disruptive Marketing LLC, which is based out of San Diego.
Hussein graduated from USD with a degree in Business Administration before taking a position at OneRoof Energy as Vice President.
After graduating from USD is 2012 with a degree in Psychology, Colette Custin started working with the university's Information Technology Services team.
Jessica graduated from USD in 2005 with a degree in Marine Biology. She now runs her own children’s clothing company, Little Partridge.
Roberto graduated from USD in 2004 with a degree in International Relations. He now lives and works in the Washington D.C. area.
Cody graduated from USD in 2011 with a degree in Political Science. Cody now lives and works in Alaska.
Maureen "Mo" Muir says she owes much of her success to the student experience and the world-class education she received at the University of San Diego. Volunteering and staying involved in the community is one way alumna Maureen "Mo" Muir says "thank you" to the University of San Diego.
Keith graduated from USD in 1995 with a degree in Communication Studies. He recently started his own Almond Roasting business, Covered Wagon Almonds.
Christine Cronin graduated in 2003 with a Bachelors degree in Psychology. She is currently working in San Diego as an acupuncturist.
Kristin graduated from USD with a Bachelors Degree in Political Science. Since then she has started a wedding planning and event company, Stephanie Rose Events.
Joyce graduated from USD in 2009, joined the Alumni Relations staff in 2012 as Office Manager and has recently been promoted to Assistant Director! Look for Joyce at future regional club events.
Emiliano Gallego graduted from USD in 1999 with an undergraduate degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering. He returned to USD for his Masters degree in Executive Leadership which he earned in 2011.
Carlos graduted from USD in 2001 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He is now working for Barrio Logan College Institute in San Diego.
Stuart Grauer received his Doctorate of Education from USD's School of Education in 1989. Since then he has founded an independent secondary school in Encinitas.
The Schneider twins graduated from USD in January 2011 with matching BAs in Communication Studies. After moving home to Kansas City, the ladies decided to pursue their joint side project: DoubleTake Productions, a fledgling multimedia company, while in pursuit of corporate ventures.
Todd Tenge graduated from USD's School of Law in 1991 and is now living and working as Managing Partner in his own firm in the Boulder area.
Nylie Afuyog graduated from USD in 1992 with a Bachelors Degree in Communication Studies. She currently lives, works and volunteers in San Diego.
He graduated from the University of San Diego’s School of Engineering in 2007 with a dual BS/BA degree where he majored in Electrical Engineering. Ali is the co-founder and CEO of Makers Inc., a company currently focusing on bringing technology solutions in various sectors to the Kuwaiti market with a vision to become a diversified group providing high quality products and services to its valued customers.
Kelly Twohey graduated in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in business administration. She recently started her own jewelry and apparel business, Vana Lynn.
Craig graduated from the University of San Diego with Bachelors degrees in Spanish and Theology & Religious Studies. He is now living in NYC pursuing a PhD in Religous Education at Fordham University.
Adam graduated in May 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He currently lives in the San Diego area and works as a REALTOR ® with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.
Liz graduated from USD in 2006 with a Communications major and a Leadership minor. Currently, Liz works at her high school alma mater, La Salle Catholic College Preparatory, as the Director of Alumni Relations. In addition to her career, Liz is an active Rotarian and serves as the Charter President of the Portland New Generations Rotary club.
Cowas came to USD from Mumbai, India. He graduated from USD in 2012, double-majoring in Real Estate and Business Administration. Cowas lives in San Diego and has been working with a private real estate firm for the last two years. He is on the verge of moving back home to pursue his real estate career.
Laura graduated from USD in January 2004 with a degree in Art, emphasis in Visual Communications. She lives in San Diego with her husband and has recently started her own business.
Brian graduated from USD in 1999 with a degree in Business Administration. He's now living and working in LA. Meet Brian...
Jamahl Kersey graduated from USD's School of Law in 2008 and started his own firm in Sorrento Valley.
Pete Fajkowski graduated from USD in 1992 with a degree in Spanish. He then moved to Texas for work and opened his own company...
Wyatt graduated in 2010 with a degree in Anthropology. He now lives in Ocean City, MD where he has started his own business, Plak That, creating custom wood prints…
Jason Marsh graduated from USD's School of Law in 2010 and is currently contributing to the Independent Voter Network amongst other endeavors.
Cara graduated from USD in 2002 with a degree in Anthropology. She now lives in Portland with her husband, fellow USD alum, Andrew Chace '95.
Rachel Freeman graduated from the University of San Diego in 2009 as a double major in, Sociology and Ethnic Studies. The concentration of her work was: Community, Policy and Justice. Although Rachel is a relatively new graduate, her frequent visits and constant use of professor expertise, on her radio show, is proof, she knows her roots.
Jake graduated from USD in May, 2011, with a BA in Interdisciplinary Humanities. A lifelong Texan, Jake returned to his home of Houston to build the company that he had started even before graduation, Leprechaun Cider Company, Texas’ first hard cider company.
Bobby graduated from USD in 2005 and is now working with Northwestern Mutual in San Diego.
Meet Andres, the former President of the San Diego Alumni Chapter and a current Alumni Board member:
Kevin Dooley graduated from USD in 1993 and has made a significant impact on the Alumni Association as a dedicated volunteer. Meet Kevin…
Doug Stephens is a graduate of USD's MBA program and currently lives in the Seattle area at the Naval Station in Everett. Meet Doug...
Meet Nick Peterson, a recent grad from USD's College of Arts & Sciences...
Aaron and Katie met while in school at USD, have since married and have two beautiful children together. Meet Katie and Aaron…
Since graduating from USD in 2004, Evan Owens has worked on Wall Street, traveled the world, owned an Allstate Agency, got married to the girl of his dreams (fellow USD grad, Courtney Parks Owens '04), and founded an internet company.
Brooke graduated from USD with a BA in Theatre Arts just a few short years ago. Since then she's been married, has made a career change and is looking to reconnect with USD and fellow alumni. Meet Brooke...
Josie Rodriguez graduated from USD in 1988 with a Masters degree in Theology. Since then, she has published a book of poems, worked as a clinical chaplain at Scripps Mercy Hospital and is currently displaying her art at the San Diego International Airport.
Stuart Gustafson entered the MBA program at USD in August of 1989 while working full-time for the Xerox Corporation in Scripps Ranch. He received his MBA in May 1992 with an emphasis in Finance and Entrepreneurship, and his academic achievements were rewarded with a lifetime membership in the international honor society Beta Gamma Sigma.
Chad Fleischer graduated from USD's College of Arts & Sciences in 2009 with a BA in Biology. Chad is now currently involved with the Young Alumni Network which he describes on his profile.
Andre Therrien graduated from USD in 2006 with a bachelors in Economics. Since then he's relocated to New York City and works as an economic analyst.
Melissa Monday, Ph.D. graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Stemming from her education in psychology combined with a passion for entrepreneurism, Melissa has now become the co-founder and lead strategist at M.B. Strategic.
Joel Jordan graduated from the University of San Diego in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in Art. Joel runs his own photography studio and is quickly becoming one of the top wedding photographers in San Diego.
Tamara Carson first fell in love with the University of San Diego at the age of twelve when she participated in a weeklong educational youth camp that the school hosted. Tamara Carson earned both a Bachelor of Arts degree in English (’99) and a Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction (’01) from the USD.
Alfonso Hernandez graduated from USD in 2000 with a degree in Business Administration. Since then, he has involved himself in his family's business - operating a transportation company in San Diego.
Grecia (Gigi) Garcia graduated from USD in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Since graduating, Gigi has been living, working and volunteering in Orange County, CA.
Mike Zimmerman graduated from USD's School of Business Administration in 2003. Since then he has spent his time acting, being a contestant on reality TV shows and has started his own business.
After graduating from USD in 2002, Patrick joined the U.S. Peace Corps and worked as an environmental volunteer in the Dominican Republic for two years. He recently attended ASU for law school and plans to clerk for the Honorable Judge Diane Johnsen at the Arizona Court of Appeals.
Shelby Holliday graduated from USD in 2008 with a degree in Business Administration. Shelby is now working as a reporter and host for Channel One News in New York City, and she is looking forward to staying involved with the USD Alumni Association from the Big Apple.
Jonathan Nowling graduated from University of San Diego’s School of Business in January 2005. The School of Business Administration gave Jonathan his entrepreneur spirit. He now lives in Roseville, California where he has founded and owns Rock Hill Lavender.
Leslie (Araiza) Lorenzo graduated from USD in 1988 with a Bachelor's Degree in Communication Studies and a minor in English. After spending 16 years in public relations for the hospitality industry, she branched out and started her own business in 2004 doing public relations and marketing for hotels, restaurants and chefs. She is a native San Diegan and still resides in San Diego with her husband Conan and two boys (Blake, 3 and Brock, 1).
Andrew ""Drew"" Shelley graduated from USD in 2003 with a BS in Electrical Engineering. Friends and professors and staff have made a big impact on his life. Despite being born with the debilitating muscle disease ""Muscular Dystrophy"", Drew was always actively involved on campus and still lives his life to the fullest. Fellow USD alumni, Andrea Altmann, best describes the impact Drew makes on people, ""No matter where you go, everyone knows Drew."" You can expect to see Drew soon in theatres in the feature documentary, ""Beyond The Chair."" A trailer can be viewed on the official documentary website, www.btcmovie.com
Sam Guevara graduated from the University of San Diego’s Business School in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Now living and working in Chicago, Sam has recently been named Partner at KPMG's Chicago Office.
Brittany Catton graduated from the University of San Diego in 2005 with a degree in Political Science. She lives and works in San Diego where she is the Director of Development and Public Relations for the San Diego Armed Services YMCA.
Ryan Hill graduated from the Business School in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. During his time at USD, Ryan took advantage of the numerous international opportunities offered through USD's study abroad office, including the Guadalajara Summer Programme, a semester in Madrid, Spain and an intersession campaign through northern Africa and western Europe. His time abroad motivated him to pursue international careers, and currently works for the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand.
Michaun Carnahan Hayes ’93 graduated from USD with a Bachelors of Accountancy. The team work and mentoring Michaun experienced as a part of the USD Crew team and in the School of Business Administration were exceptional preparation for the business world. Michaun and her family live in Reno, Nevada where she works at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Stewart Taylor graduated from the University of San Diego’s College for Men in 1959 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. A U.S. Air Force veteran, he came to USD in 1956 with help from the G.I. Bill. Stewart’s brother, Grant Taylor, transferred to the College of Men and earned a BBA in 1958.
Matt Delzell graduated from the University of San Diego in 2003 with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Matt currently lives and works in Dallas where he specializes in sports and entertainment marketing.
Elizabeth Jordan graduated from the University of San Diego in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. In addition to the friendships developed with USD students, Elizabeth credits her positive experience at USD to the mentoring relationships she developed with USD faculty and staff. The support Elizabeth received while a student inspired her to enter the profession of college student affairs.
Brian graduated from the University of San Diego's School of Education with his Ed.D. in 1998. He moved to Sacramento in 2001 where he is currently the Organizational Development Manager for the City of Sacramento. In addition, he teaches graduate classes, produces and hosts a local public access TV show, and dabbles in real estate investment.
Amanda (Thoday) O'Rourke graduated from USD's School of Business Administration in 2003 with an emphasis in accounting. Amanda now lives and works in Seattle as an accounting consultant for non-profits and small businesses.
Jen (Fullerton) Brown graduated from the University of San Diego in 2001 bachelor's degree in Speech Communication and a minor in Political Science. ""I will be forever grateful to have been lucky enough to spend four years on such a wonderful campus with so many people who now mean so much to me,"" said Jennifer.
Arnaud Haefelin graduated from USD's School of Business Administration in 1991 with an MBA. Since graduating and leaving San Diego he has maintained contact with fellow alumni through the annual USD European Alumni Association.
Therese Whitcomb graduated from the University of San Diego’s College for Women in 1953 with a bachelor’s degree in Art. Although Terry graduated from the University over 50 years ago, at heart she never left. In our interview and frequent interactions with Terry we can feel the passion and dedication she feels for the university, for its alumni and most importantly for its students.