Brandeis Alumni Panel and Networking Night in Chicago


Wednesday, June 21, 6-8 p.m.
Hosted by Adam Smoler '01 at Google, 320 N Morgan St., #600, Chicago

Do you want to connect with the Brandeis community for professional networking? Are you willing to share career-related advice and expertise with fellow Brandeisians who are interested in your company or career path?

Brandeis alumni, parents and students are invited to attend a special networking event that brings together the Brandeis community in Chicago, sponsored by the Hiatt Career Center and the Alumni Club of Chicago. The evening will begin with a panel of alumni, moderated by small business expert Barry Moltz '81, who will speak to the power of networking and their career paths since Brandeis. Panelists include: 

Peter Cherecwich '87, president of corporate and institutional services, Northern Trust Corporation
Dan Chodrow '94, executive VP/executive creative director, Leo Burnett
Anna Zoubida Guelzim, MBA'11, global marketing manager, Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
Following the panel, attendees will network with one another by industry. The following alumni and parents have signed up to be resources for others interested in their job function, organization and industry:

Lisa Adelstein '76, private banker/wealth management business developer
Calvin Chung '88, relationship manager, Lenox Advisors
Jonna Cottrell '13, executive recruiter, career consultant, HR, Randstad USA
Samantha Daniels-Kolin '15, media associate, Starcom
Alison Fink '12, teacher, Hillel Torah Day School
Anna Guelzim, MBA'11, global marketing manager, Wilson Sporting Goods  
Howard Jeruchimowitz '94, attorney, Greenberg Traurig
Nicole Smith Khalabuda '11, market data licensing specialist, CME Group
Sohini Mohan '16, financial analyst, Discover Financial Services
John Orr '12, senior associate, KPMG
Laura Neiman Rifkin '97, food manufacturing/distribution executive
Dina Ross '85, sole practitioner, Dina B. Ross Law Offices
Adam Smoler '01, head of industry, media platforms, Google (event host)
Arnold Toole '82, attorney, Toole Law Office, LLC
Karen VanderMeer '07, attorney, Badesch-Abramovitch
Steve Wander '97, senior director, gift planning and endowments, Jewish United Fund
Harriet Washburn '69, sourcing consultant, Arthur J. Gallagher
Humaira Zafar '02, case manager, Housing Opportunities for Women

Refreshments will be served.

RSVP by Friday, June 16 to attend for your own purposes or serve as a networking resource for others. Advance RSVP is required for building security.

For more information, contact Alexandra Stephens, associate director of alumni career programs and engagement, at or 781-736-3623.

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