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Ross Vaughan ’66, ’70 M.D.

October 8, 2021

Dr. Ross L. Vaughan is a retired neonatologist in Raleigh, North Carolina. Dr. Vaughan spent the bulk of his 38-year career at Wake and Rex hospitals and was Director of Nurseries for many years. His other career experience includes time … Continued

Thomas Wong

April 21, 2021

Thomas is the Co-founder and current CEO for Xanitaz Health Care Solutions, Inc., a start-up with headquarter located in North Carolina (NC).  Before assuming the CEO role, Thomas was the Chief Strategy Officer for the company.  Previously, he was the … Continued

Charles Leigh Wickham III ‘82

August 25, 2020

Charles Wickham is a former Managing Director of Bank of America from which he retired in 2017. During his 20 years in London with Bank of America and prior to that with Merrill Lynch, Charles was in a leadership role … Continued

Scott Werry ’03

February 10, 2020

Scott Werry was a founding partner of Altas Investments. Prior to joining Altas, Werry worked at Providence Equity Partners in New York. At Providence, Werry was focused on opportunities in the business services and communications sectors. Werry was actively involved … Continued

M. Christine Vick ’71

February 10, 2020

Christine Vick serves as managing director for North Oak LLC. Her client experience includes a variety of industries, ranging from agriculture to biotechnology to consumer products. She specializes in developing and implementing domestic and foreign government affairs strategies, assessing international political … Continued

Dhiren Thakker

February 10, 2020

Dhiren Thakker is the Howard Q. Ferguson Distinguished Professor in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and associate dean for entrepreneurial development and global engagement. He is also a researcher focusing on drug absorption and metabolism and a start-up entrepreneur. … Continued

Derrick Surratt ’81

February 10, 2020

Derrick Surratt is manager of Government Sales at British Airways, based in Washington D.C. Surratt has been with British Airways for 22 years in various sales and sales management roles. Surratt was director of sales for South USA for British … Continued

Jonathan Schmidt ’85

February 10, 2020

Jonathan Schmidt is co-founder and chief executive officer of Adtingo Ltd., a project incubator and development company. Adtingo partners with best-in-breed smart city and infrastructure technology players and supports financing institutions to brings these technologies to market (e.g. clean coal, … Continued

Paul Schipper

February 10, 2020

Paul Schipper had numerous leadership roles at ExxonMobil Research and Engineering until his retirement in 2012. He was manager of process engineering, which provided support and new technology to the worldwide downstream refining and chemical businesses. He also led the … Continued

Daniel Wiskirchen Rupp ’98

February 10, 2020

Since graduating with degrees in chemistry and Spanish, Rupp has spent the majority of his time abroad. He taught math and science with Peace Corps in Cameroon and English with the JET Program in Japan. After earning his Master of Business … Continued