Notable Alumni

For over 200 years, Hartwick has produced engaged, active, successful alumni, and that tradition continues with each graduating class. Today, the alumni body numbers more than 17,000 in all corners of the globe. 

Our alumni are entrepreneurs, leaders, scientists, artists, and philanthropists, just to name a few fields where they excel.

Below you will find a sampling of Hartwick’s prominent alumni. You can also visit the “Alumni at the Forefront” display located on the fourth floor lobby of Yager Hall here on campus.

Entrepreneurs

Simon Baker ’93
Founder and CEO of Baker Avenue Asset Management. President and Partner of Great Gable Partners 

Brad Black ’85
Co-Founder of EO Products 

Elizabeth Gillett ’83
Founder, COO, and Senior Designer for Elizabeth Gillett Ltd.

Keith Granet ’79
Founder of Granet & Associates, consultant to celebrity interior designers, and author of The Business of Design

Lisa Mayer ’05
Founder and CEO of My Social Canvas 

Frank Perrella ’50, H ’93
Founder of JBF Industries Inc, and later President of Geo Golf Corp. in Florida. A trustee emeritus of Hartwick College.

Leaders

Scott Adams ’79
Creator of Dilbert, Syndicated Cartoonist

Stephen L. Green ’59, H ’15, PM ’05
Chairman, S.L. Green Realty Corporation, New York City, NY

David Long ’83
President and CEO of Liberty Mutual Group 

Cyrus Mehri ’83
Nationally renowned civil rights attorney, Mehri & Skalet, PLLC, Washington, DC

Rory Read ’83
Chief Operating Officer at Dell EMC

Kim Tingler ’00
Vice President of Human Resources for NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment’s Lifestyle Networks group.

“Working closely and effectively alongside classmates from all over the world gave me, and now Liberty Mutual, a competitive advantage.”

David Long ’83, Chairman & CEO of Liberty Mutual

Science

Gail Brown ’72
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Telik, Inc. 

Dr. Andrea Feller ’04
Clinical Scientist for Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR)

Dr. Gilbert Smith ’59, H ’11
Senior Investigator and Head of the Section for Mammary Stem Cell Biology and Tumorigenesis Laboratory. 2008 finalist for the Nobel Prize in Medicine.

Dorothy Wicker ’65
Retired Principal Systems Engineer at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. Retired F-35 Risk Manager for Global Sustainment design.

Finance

Ed Droesch ’82
Managing Director in the Municipal Bond Department at Goldman Sachs. Vice Chairman of the Municipal Executive Committee of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA).

Evelyn Moore ’83
Managing Director of Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia (CLSA) Americas LLC.

Nancy Morris ’74, H ’06
Formerly the first woman Secretary of U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission; currently the Chief Compliance Officer at Wellington Management.

Rob Rowe ’81
Head of US Fixed Income Strategy and Managing Director at Citigroup.

“I think Hartwick College’s education is more relevant today than ever.”

Rory Read ’83 P’09, CIO of Dell Inc.

Government and Non-Profit

George Bruno ’64
Retired U.S. Ambassador to the Central American nation of Belize

Bob Dandrew ’83
Director of the Local Economies Project for The New World Foundation

The Honorable James Seward ’73
New York State Senator

Daniel Weinberg ’71
President and Co-Founder of the Montana Innocence Project. State Senator of Montana 2005-2009. 

Young Alumni

Anjali Limbu ’15
Project Manager at Children and Youth First

Aliria Muñoz ’07
RN, MSN, ATCN, CCRN
Clinical assistant professor of nursing at Arizona State University, director of the VA Nursing Academic Partnership at the ASU College of Nursing & Health Innovation, director of the ASU study abroad program for nursing in Peru, and Intensive Care Unit nurse.

Ryan Smith ’06
Presbyterian Representative to the United Nations

Deceased: 

Isaac Newton Arnold, HS 1831-1832
Congressman, U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois
Abolitionist who joined with Abraham Lincoln to introduce a resolution in 1864 calling for a constitutional amendment ending slavery throughout the United States.

John Johnstone Jr. ’54, H ’90
Retired CEO, President, and Chairman of the Board of Olin Corporation, a Fortune 200 company.

Otto Kroeger ’56, H ’00
Internationally recognized organizational consultant specializing in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Assessment. Founder of Otto Kroeger Associates (OKA).

Fred Mills ’57, H ’88
Trumpeter with the Canadian Brass. 1992 Grammy Award nominee. 

Glenn Myernick ’77
Assistant Coach, U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team

George Miller Sternberg, HS 1853
Brigadier General & Surgeon General of the U.S. Army

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