Alumni Profile Archives

Alumni Profile March 2014

Matt Ammerman

Matt Ammerman '01
VP of Client Services and Co-Founder, Apprenda Inc.

“I've heard running a venture capital-backed startup described as 'jumping off a cliff and assembling a plane on the way down.' It is terrifying and exhilarating at once.”


Alumni Profile December 2013

J. David Brown

J. David Brown '05
CEO and President of Capital District YMCA

“Take advantage of meeting as many people as you can and
develop relationships with them. There are a lot of talented people,
both teachers and students, who can help you personally and
professionally for the rest of your life.”


Josh Rosenthal

Josh Rosenthal B.A. ’89
Owner/CEO of Tompkins Square
Record Label & Publishing Company

“Take some risks and create your own work world.
Cultivate that spirit now, because sooner or later you
are going to need it.”


 Alumni Profile  October 2013

Carolee Carmello, B.A. ’83
American Actress

“I went into the show business, and it was kind of a strange turn of events. I always planned on going into the business world, but I had an experience the summer after I graduated from Albany at a theater in Lake George. I got hooked on theater and moved to New York and I’ve been here ever since.”


Alumni Profile September 2013

David Pietrusza

David Pietrusza, B.A. ’71, M.A. ’72
Author and Historian

What do you find most challenging about your job?
Being a writer, the finding of projects, especially
in terms of books; it’s extremely difficult to come up with a concept.


 Alumni Profile August 2013

Dr. Robert Paeglow


Dr. Robert Paeglow, B.S. ’76
Physician and Co-Founder, Koinonia Primary Care

What do you find most challenging about your job?
Operating within a health care system that is broken and
caring for a population that is tremendously stressed
by poverty and social decline in the inner city.