Engaged Alumni

Thank you to the Northwestern University and CFS Alumni who have generously given their time and expertise to Chicago Field Studies.

Ambassadors – These CFS Alumni have spoken to students about their CFS experience in classes and at events.

Name CFS Concentration and Year

Susan Dong

BFS Spring ‘13

Practice Interviewers – The following people have conducted practice interviews with students in the CFS program. Their feedback helped our students improve their interviewing skills and land great internships.

Name Company

Elizabeth Adams

Center on Wrongful Convictions

Alexandra Baleanu

BCG - Boston Consulting Group

Jonathan Blough


Stephen Cella

Sun Capital Partners

Ashley Coussens

Northwestern University, Interned at The Joffrey Ballet and Harris Theater for Music and Dance with CFS

Michael Deck

Greenline Financial Technologies

Jonathan Harris

Mercedes-Benz USA

Carl Howe

Wynnchurch Capital

Dan Jagla

Epic Systems

Eric Kim

Francisco Partners

Sandeep Kini


Liz Letke

Wilson Sporting Goods

Andrew Sabene


Jaya Sah

Goldman, Sachs & Co

Diana Sands

Goldman, Sachs & Co

Stephanie Siepman


Tom Vranas


Puneet Thiara

Goldman Sachs Operations

Megan Trout

Target Corporation

Dominic Wong

Google through CFS

Alison Ziffren

Proskauer Rose LLP

Guest Speakers – The following people have graciously offered their time and expertise by speaking to classes and/or at events about various career-related topics.

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Hired CFS Interns – We are especially grateful to Northwestern & CFS Alumni who hire and supervise CFS Interns!

Name Company

Pamela Carmasine

Syndio Social

Mat Cashman

Toro Capital

Jason Drews

Liquid Thread

Danny Fleishman

Liquid Thread

Adam Ginsburgh

Goldman Sachs

Zack Johnson

Syndio Social

Adam Pegram

Shore Capital

Tom Smithburg

Shore Capital

Patrick Thompson


Tom Vranas

PROACT Search & SUPES Academy

For more information about becoming an Engaged Alum, please see Be an Engaged Alum.