Bryan School Alumni
The Bryan School’s alumni network consists of over 24,000 graduates worldwide. You can maximize your alumni connections through networking events, community service and opportunities that connect you to current students.
Congratulations to ski fashion icon Barbara Alley-Simon (BS ’57) on becoming the first recipient of the United States Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame's brand new Women In Industry Award. The award presentation will take place in April 2019 and will feature a vintage fashion show hosted by and featuring Barbara's outfits throughout her career.
James C. Melton (BS ’82) is the chief financial officer of Wilbert, Inc., a custom plastics company in Belmont, NC.
Craig Cook (BS ’82) is the managing partner and founder of Oakbrook Solutions, a wealth management consulting firm in Winston-Salem, NC.
Lacey Hofmeyer (BS ’03) is the new general counsel and vice president for public policy and government affairs at Broward College in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Special thanks to Karen J. Garner (BS '75) for establishing the Karen J. Garner International Scholarship Endowment, supporting international travel for students in the Bryan School.
Minita Sanghvi’s (PhD ’14) book Gender and Political Marketing in the United States and the 2016 Presidential Election: An Analysis of Why She Lost was published by Palgrave Macmillan. (Mac copied me on an email about this - so I assume she’s an alumnus but I’m not sure.)
Haley Heartley (BS ’15) was promoted to Assistant Vice President, Market & Counterparty Risk Consultant at Wells Fargo, LLC where she specifically works in Model Risk and Analytical Tools.
Lynne Dardanell (BS ’93) is the internal communications manager at The Fresh Market
Fay alNajadah (BS ’17) is working in the sustainability department of the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development of Kuwait, and has found great appreciation for the problem-solving skills she developed through the X-Culture program at UNCG.
Christy Meier (BS ’84) has been promoted to senior vice president of Carter Bank & Trust, a state-chartered community bank headquartered in Martinsville, VA.
Sue Cole (BS ’72, MBA ’78)) received the Thomas Z. Osborne award from the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce. Cole is currently the managing partner of SAGE Leadership & Strategy, an advisory firm for businesses, organizations, and individuals. She has been a mainstay in the Greensboro community throughout her career, serving on many boards and committees throughout our region and North Carolina. Cole serves as Chair of the Management Development and Compensation Committee of Biscuitville, Inc., where she was previously Chair of the Board. She also serves on the Investment Committee of UNCG and as a member of the North Carolina Economic Development Board. Sue is also a past Chair of the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce as well as the first woman to chair the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce.