About Our Graduates


Fairleigh Dickinson University alumni are prepared for leading roles on a global stage. From broadcasting and entertainment to engineering and management, graduates have made a profound impact in a wide variety of professional endeavors.

Some examples include:

Betsy Bernard, MBA'81, former president, AT&T

Brenda Blackmon
, BA'01, MBA'13, television news anchor

Ron Brill
, BS'66, first CFO of Home Depot

Reed Brody
, BA'74, human rights activist and now counsel for Human Rights Watch

Richard Codey
, BA'81, New Jersey Senate President and former acting governor

Marc Chalom, BA'73, television producer, creator of A&E's "Biography" series

Thomas Ferguson
, BA'65, chairman emeritus of Ogilvy CommonHealth

Dorothy Fontana
, AA'59, television writer well known for Star Trek

Angeliki Frangou
, BS'86, chair, CEO and director, Navios Maritime Holdings

Gilbert Gaul
, BA'73, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

Seth Greenberg
, BA'78, former Virginia Tech head basketball coach and current basketball analyst for ESPN

Kianya "Kiki" Haynes
, BA'98, actress

Christopher Johnson
, BS'93, CEO and founder, Hollister Construction Services

Jeong-Eun Hyun
, MA'83, chair and CEO, Hyundai Group

Thanu Kulachol
, MBA'73, president emeritus, Bangkok University

Christine King
, BS'66, first female CEO in the semiconductor industry

Gary Kitchen
, BS'80, video game pioneer

John Legere
, MBA'87, president and CEO, T-Mobile

Michele Logan
, MBA'96, CEO, CompoSecure, LLC

Thomas MacMahon
, MBA'73, chairman, president and CEO, LabCorp (retired)

George Martin
, BA'87, former NFL player, walked across the US to raise funds for 9/11 first responders

Danielle McEwan
, BA'13, ten-pin bowler and PWBA title holder

Mark Meyer, Esq.
, BA'68, international corporate attorney

Gregg Nelson
, BS'76, MBA'81, vice president and chief accountant, IBM Corporation

Peggy Noonan
, BA'74, Pulitzer Prize recipient, presidential speechwriter

Gregory Olsen
, BS'66, BSEE'68, MS'68, entrepreneur and astronaut

Jae Kyu Park
, BA'67, president, Kyungnam University in Korea and former minister of unification

Dely Po Go
, MSN'09, DNP'12, founder and president, Nursing Network, LLC

Bob Schmetterer, BS'67, MBA'70, famous ad man who created popular Perdue Farms advertising campaign ("
It Takes a Tough Man To Make a Tender Chicken")

Sotirios Vahaviolos
, BS'72, president and CEO, MISTRAS Group

D
ennis Strigl, MBA'79, president and COO, Verizon Communications (Retired)

Dick Sweeney
, MBA'86, co-founder, Keurig

Marta Tellado, BA'81
, president and CEO, Consumer Reports

Gene Waddy
, BS'92, CEO, DIVERSANT, LLC

Zygmunt "Zygi" Wilf
, BA'71, real estate developer and owner of the Minnesota Vikings football team


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