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Laura Fitch Mattson ’89

Laura’s background is in marketing and product management.  Following business school at Northwestern, she worked for Kraft Foods and Nabisco prior to becoming a marketing consultant for beverage leader Diageo and for several small companies.  Laura has also served on not-for-profit boards, including the Rye Country Day School Board of Trustees.

Laura has been volunteering for

Cynthia Ginn Biondi ’80 P’10

I live in: Greenwich CT and Manhattan

My bio in 5 sentences:  Grew up in NH; married my college dreamboat; worked as a management consultant in Philly and NYC; brought up four wonderful sons; look forward to the next exciting chapters of life.

I went to Dartmouth because:  I fell in love with the campus!

5 things I’m

Stacia Smith Branca ’94

Although originally from CO, I currently live in Darien, CT.  Upon graduation I went to work on Wall St at Goldman Sachs as an Equity Block Trader.  Although I loved the fast pace and competitiveness of the job, I also wanted to be at home with the kids.  So after a few company changes and

Anni Dupre Santry ’83 P’14

I live in:  Brookline, MA 

My bio in 3 sentences: I was raised in a family ski business. Spent what seemed a lifetime (18 years) in retail. Am now back in a family ski business: my husband and I work together at HKD Snowmakers. 

I went to Dartmouth because: I got off the waitlist. (My initial deposit went

Shonda L. Rhimes ’91 H’14

Dartmouth class of:  ’91  (honorary doctorate ’14)

I live in: Los Angeles, CA

My bio in 3 sentences:  I create, write and produce television — including Scandal and Grey’s Anatomy — for my company, Shondaland.   I’m a single mother of three girls.  I don’t get enough sleep.

5 things I’m passionate about: travel, politics, adoption advocacy, reading and public

Deborah L. Stahl-Hannam ’84 TU’88 P’16, ’18

Deborah L. Stahl-Hannam ’84 TU’88 is a parent of two Dartmouth students; she currently lives in London as she has since graduating from Tuck in 1988. After a 25 year career in Executive Search (Europe), she is now focusing full-time on her non-profit activities in the field of university access for under-resourced students

Valerie J. Armento ’73

Valerie J. Armento ’73

Valerie was born on Staten Island, NY and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area when she was 12. She enrolled in UCSD in 1969 and in1971, seeking East Coast adventure, attended Dartmouth as an exchange student. In 1972, she became one of the first women to matriculate at Dartmouth and among

Katherine Thomas ’04

Kate Thomas ’04, our youngest Founding Member, was born in Rockland Country and later moved to the Fort Lauderdale area.  She was a self-proclaimed, “big nerd” in
high school who also enjoyed playing tennis, spending time with her younger sister.  At Dartmouth, she was pre-med and double majored in Biology and Economics.  Her love for numbers and

Who are you?

Who are you?

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Martha Johnson Beattie ’76 P’07,’09 TUP’15

Martha was named vice president for Alumni Relations in 2011 after a 30-year career as a crew coach, math teacher, and volunteer leader for a range of charities and schools.
She is in the Dartmouth Rowing Hall of Fame and has coached in Boston, Seattle, Montreal and at Dartmouth. She was head coach for the U.S.