CLASS OF 2006 | 2017 | ISSUE 2

Hannah Gay is living in (and loving) Denver. She launched a new website ( that helps small nonprofit businesses, social enterprises, and ethical brands expand their outreach. She also credits Pia Silva’s book, Badass Your Brand for helping her with her business. Indeed, any entrepreneurs should pick up this book, which is available on Amazon. Pia has contributed to Forbes, been featured in Complex magazine, and has spoken at several entrepreneurial organizations including The Chamber of Commerce, Squarespace, and We Work.

Congratulations to Matthew Mulqueen, who has been named a shareholder in the Memphis, Tenn., office of the law firm Baker Donelson. Matt maintains an active pro bono practice and has handled many immigration matters, including representing refugee children seeking protected status and permanent residence through the Special Immigrant Juvenile process. In 2016, he received a pro bono award from Baker Donelson for his service.

Joseph McElligott is a director of business development at Guggenheim Investment Advisors, LLC. He has been elected the vice chair of the Wesleyan University Alumni Association and Wesleyan’s Binswanger Prize Committee.

Erin Glaser and her family moved to the Philadelphia area and are enjoying their new city! She is working with Adaptive Sports USA to start a sitting volleyball program and is working at Drexel University as an adjunct faculty member in the sports leadership program. She also works with Strive, which focuses on reaching children and youth from underserved communities via interactive leadership programs.

Jesse Young left the Paris Agreement climate team at the State Department. He lives and works in D.C. for Climate Nexus, a New York-based nonprofit that works to highlight the impacts of climate change and clean energy solutions in the U.S.

Dana Wollman is living in Brooklyn and is the executive producer of Engadget. Engadget covers a wide range of tech-related news from tech and video game reviews to entertainment to broader topics related to advanced technology.

Katey Rich has left Brooklyn for the warmer pastures of Durham, N.C. She still works as the deputy editor of and is delighted to live within walking distance of Aaron Reuben ’07 and Jessalee Landfried ’07.

Arielle Edelman McHenry and her husband have also decided to leave Brooklyn to set down roots in Minneapolis. Congratulations on the newest addition to their family, Mia, who was born in February. Arielle works as a community specialist at the Minnesota Department of Health.

Julie Mathis Monts is living with her husband, Sean Monts, in Tacoma, Wash. She is a director of medical advising for Kaplan Test Prep, where she oversees the advising component of the USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination) in Kaplan centers nationwide. Their first child is expected this September.

At the time of writing Nina Eichacker and Johann Patlak are expecting their second child in July. Nina is an assistant professor in the economics department at the University of Rhode Island. Johann is an attending critical care anesthesiologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

Mike Dacey started his new job as an assistant professor of philosophy at Bates College in Maine. Congratulations on the new position as well as completing his PhD in philosophy-neuroscience-psychology at Washington University.

Alix Sleight finished her PhD at the University of Southern California, where she studied the health behaviors and quality of life of low-income breast cancer survivors. She and her husband welcomed their daughter, Vera, who joins her big brother Blake. Alix plans to complete her master’s degree in public health and then move to D.C. to work at the National Cancer Institute as a cancer prevention fellow.

Emily Dreyfuss is a part of the 2017 class of fellows at Harvard University’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism. Building upon her work as a writer at WIRED, Emily is studying how the Internet and social media changes the way history is written.

David Bartlett Bates finished his fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and plans to move to Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y. with his wife, Larissa, and children Pilar and Sebastian. Post-fellowship, David will work as an assistant professor at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, where he will do research and practice clinical radiology.

Congratulations to Jennifer Low and her husband, Sean Williams, whose baby girl, Evelyn Jane, arrived last October. Jennifer is the owner of Frosted Fox Cake Shop. If you need a wedding or celebration cake made right, give her a shout!