Young Alumni Council

The Council seeks to better serve and support recent graduates with programs and communications that are uniquely tailored to their own needs and perspectives. It seeks to foster and sustain the active involvement of young alumni in support of Emmanuel College and the Alumni Association. The Council will also act to shepherd the development of volunteers and future leaders in ways that deepen their commitment to Emmanuel and prepare them for active roles in alumni affairs.


2022-2023 Young Alumni Council


Alyssa Taubert '16

Young Alumni CouncilAlyssa graduated from Emmanuel College in December 2015 with a Bachelors of Art in Psychology. While at Emmanuel, Alyssa was on the Dance Team, an Admissions Ambassador, and a member of 1804 and ODK. She is now working as an Occupational Therapist at Massachusetts General Hospital on the inpatient Neurosurgery/Neurology unit. Alyssa works to assist individuals in getting people back to their daily routines and meaningful activities after an injury, stroke, or brain tumor from a rehabilitation perspective. When she is not working, Alyssa enjoys basking in the sunlight with a good book and iced coffee in hand.


Brianna Wiseman '15

Young Alumni CouncilBrianna is an Investment Production Analyst within Fidelity Investments’ Institutional Marketing division. She supports the creation of product and asset management collateral, focused on Equities, Sector strategies, and Model Portfolios. Previously, Brianna consulted on the go-to-market planning and deployment of Fidelity’s Workplace Investing products, services, and initiatives. Brianna graduated from Emmanuel College in 2015 with a double major in Secondary Education and Mathematics. Through the Innovation for Learning TutorMate program, Brianna continues to pursue her passion for educating others as an online tutor for students at the Charles H. Taylor Elementary School in Boston. In her free time, Brianna enjoys yoga, spending time with family, and rooting for the New York Giants.


Christine Burke '22

Young Alumni CouncilChristine graduated from Emmanuel in 2022 with a Bachelor of Arts in Counseling & Health Psychology and held minors in Public Health and Health Care Management. During her time at 400 The Fenway, Christine was a three-year resident assistant, student leader for the alternative spring break program, gold key admissions ambassador and was involved in mission and ministry and EC Dance Marathon. She also held internships at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in Higher Education at Boston College’s Lynch School of Education and Human Development. While furthering her education, Christine is working as a graduate assistant in the office of student involvement at Boston College, focusing on student engagement and governance.


Corey Bailey '15

Young Alumni CouncilCorey graduated in 2015 with a dual major Bachelor of Arts degree in Management and English: Communication and Media Studies with distinction in the field. Since 2015, he has worked in development and alumni relations at Boston University School of Medicine, currently as the assistant director of stewardship and donor relations. His career in development actually began in 2011 as a first-year student at Emmanuel when he started working as a student assistant in the Office of Development and Alumni Relations! He is a 2020 MBA candidate at Boston University Questrom School of Business concentrating in strategy and innovation with an interest in management consulting. While a student at Emmanuel, Corey was highly involved in new student engagement and various student adjustment guided effectively (SAGE) executive board roles. In his spare time, Corey enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and spending time outdoors.


Dan Chadwick '18

Young Alumni CouncilDan graduated from Emmanuel College in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology – Health Sciences and a minor in Mathematics. During his time at Emmanuel, he was involved in various student leadership positions within Residence Life and Housing, New Student Engagement and Transition, Mission and Ministry, and other offices on campus. These various experiences sparked Dan’s passion for working in higher education. After graduating in 2018, he began his career in working in higher education. Currently, he is working at Northeastern University as a Success Coordinator, helping students navigate resources and utilize support services on campus. He is currently pursuing a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration, in hopes to continue providing support for students in higher education. Outside of work and the classroom, Dan continues to give back to the Fenway community by being part of the Steering Committee for Fenway Health’s Young Leaders Council. Dan currently lives in Boston, and in his free time he enjoys watching reality tv and having an iced coffee in hand.


Jake Henriques '21

Young Alumni CouncilJake graduated Emmanuel College in the Class of 2021 with a B.A. in Secondary Education and History. While on campus, Jake was a very involved student serving as an Orientation Leader in 2018, a member of the Jean Yawkey Center Staff for three years, an Admissions Ambassador for two years, and was selected as the Student Commencement Speaker for the Class of ’21. As a recent graduate and member of the Young Alumni Council, Jake has discovered a true interest and passion for working in higher education and hopes to pursue a career at the university level as well as continue his involvement at Emmanuel. In his free time, Jake is an avid Boston sports fan and enjoys working at Fenway Park for the Boston Red Sox. A native of western Massachusetts, he enjoys spending time with friends and family when he is not actively in the city.


Kailee Thomas '16

Young Alumni CouncilKailee graduated from Emmanuel College in May of 2016 with her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. Immediately following her graduation from Emmanuel, Kailee went on to receive her Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Southern New Hampshire University and is currently pursuing her Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from SNHU as well. In January of 2022, Kailee became a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and serves as a Project Manager at Mass Eye and Ear where she has been since she graduated from Emmanuel. While at Emmanuel, Kailee enjoyed serving as the Treasurer of her class as a member of the Student Government Association, actively participating in and serving on the Board for Dance Marathon, co-chairing the Senior Class Gift Committee and more. Kailee is excited to maintain her ties with Emmanuel through the EC Young Alumni Council and is looking forward to working alongside and building connections with other alumni.


Katelin Curtis '22

Young Alumni CouncilKatelin graduated from Emmanuel College magna cum laude in May 2022 with a Bachelor of Arts in Counseling and Health Psychology and a double minor in Health Care Management and Studio Art. During her time at Emmanuel, Katelin was a part a member and Director of Community Service for the 1804 Society, Art Club Treasurer, Student Government Association Treasurer for the Class of 2022, an undergraduate Research Assistant for the Crofton Lab, and a member of Psi Chi, Kappa Pi, and Kappa Gamma Pi. This fall, she will start as a Clinical Research Assistant II at McLean Hospital working under Clinical Neuropsychologist Dr. Shifali Singh. She will be working with patients who have Phenylketonuria and tracking cognition over time. In her free time, Katelin enjoys traveling, organizing, skiing, and spending time with family and friends in New England.


Katelyn Belmonte '17

Young Alumni CouncilKatelyn graduated from Emmanuel College cum laude with a B.A in Psychology with a concentration in Health and Counseling in 2017. During her time at Emmanuel, she was heavily involved in the psychology department as a research assistant and member of Psi Chi. Katelyn was inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa and served as President of the Emmanuel College Circle her senior year. Katelyn now works at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute as a Program Manager in the pediatric oncology department and is an active board member of the Young Professionals Group. As a member of the Young Alumni Council, she hopes to engage with alumni, especially fellow recent graduates, to create a vibrant alumni community and enhance the mission of Emmanuel College.


Kathleen Grey '16

Young Alumni CouncilKathleen received her undergraduate degree in 2016 and her graduate degree in 2022 from Emmanuel. In 2018, Kathleen returned to Emmanuel as a part of the Alumni Relations staff where she engaged with alumni of all ages through programming and events. Most recently, she has transitioned to the Office of Marketing and Communications where she writes and produces content for the web, email and social media. Kathleen has engaged with the Young Alumni Council since it was first launched in 2019 and is eager to contribute as a member of the council during her term. Outside of Emmanuel, Kathleen runs her side business of vintage clothing and accessories where she typically sells her goods at local pop-up markets in Boston. She loves spending her free time with her friends, family and a good book.


Kevin Petterson '18

Young Alumni CouncilKevin graduated from Emmanuel College in 2018 with a B.A in Developmental Psychology and Business Management. While he was a student on campus he served in various leadership roles including Gold Key Ambassador in the Admissions Department, Director of Outreach for Dance Marathon, and Orientation Leader. Kevin currently works for a Boston based SaaS company called Building Engines, INC, which is an industry leading property technology company focused in the commercial real estate space and was recently acquired by JLL Technologies in November of 2021. In the sales department of Building Engines Kevin has worked as a Head of the Business Development team and is now an Account Executive. His current role focuses on working with clients to increase their usage of the platform. Outside of work, Kevin is involved with a Boston based charity called Expect Miracles. He lives in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston and in his free time he enjoys playing golf and cheering on the local sports teams, especially the Red Sox & Patriots!


Lisa Cuozzo '11

Young Alumni CouncilLisa graduated from Emmanuel in 2011 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design & Technology. Since graduating, she completed a Master's in Motion Graphics from Savannah College of Art & Design and is currently a Designer at ESPN. While holding a leadership role within ESPN’s Creative Studio, Lisa has assisted management with scheduling, onboarding of new hires, and ownership of creative for ESPN's Bottomline Navigation Promo's. Lisa has worked on several Emmy Nominated Productions including Heisman Awards, College Football Playoffs Megacast, ACC Network and World Cup of Hockey, and received an Emmy for World Cup of Hockey in 2016. Lisa currently lives in Bristol, CT and likes to spend her free time as a member of the Junior League of Hartford, cooking, golfing and traveling.


Madeleine Johnson '22

Young Alumni CouncilMadeleine graduated from Emmanuel in May of 2022 with a B.A. in Secondary Education and History and is currently a graduate student in the School of Education. During her time as an undergraduate student, Maddie served as a Family Orientation Leader and Executive Board member of the Student Government Association. Maddie was also a part of COF Dance Project as both a dancer and choreographer throughout her four years. She worked in various roles for the Office of Student Involvement, often being a friendly face at the entrance of the Jean Yawkey Center. Maddie topped off her undergraduate career as the Undergraduate Student Commencement Speaker for the Class of 2022. Currently, Maddie works as a teacher in the Boston Public Schools and loves working with students to ensure that they experience academic and personal success for years to come.


Matthew Hogan '22

Young Alumni CouncilMatthew graduated from Emmanuel in 2022, with a B.A in Political Science with a concentration in American Politics and Government. During his time at Emmanuel, Matthew was a research assistant at the Institute of Eastern Mediterranean Studies, IEMS, a member of Phi Alpha Theta, and on the executive board for Youth in Government and other clubs. Currently he is working in the political fundraising industry as a Customer Support Specialist at Revv Fundraising Platform. Additionally, he is residing in western Massachusetts and is excited to stay connected to Emmanuel through the Young Alumni Council.


Molly Grey '20

Young Alumni CouncilMolly is a graduate of the Class of 2020 and earned her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Studio Art and Art Education. Throughout Molly’s time at Emmanuel, she was a General Member of the 1804 Society and also enjoyed working in the Campus Safety office as a Student Dispatcher. Since graduating, Molly has pursued her dream to be an Art Teacher at Saint Theresa of Avila school in West Roxbury. Most recently she has accepted a new position in the Canton Public Schools as Art Teacher of the Luce Elementary school. In her free time Molly likes to paint, hang out with friends, family and spend time with her cat Linus.


Molly Keane '22

Young Alumni CouncilMolly graduated from Emmanuel College in 2022 with a Bachelor of Arts in History with minors in Communications and Migration Studies. During her time at Emmanuel, she served on the Student Government Association for four years as the Class of 2022 President. She was an active member of the 1804 Society, and a Member of Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society. Molly served as the Student Speaker for Baccalaureate Ceremony and the Academic Convocation Ceremony in 2021. She was selected as a Student Ambassador for the first ever EC Social Justice and Equity Conference in Washington D.C. This summer, she worked full-time in Emmanuel College's Office of Student Financial Services as an Operations Liaison. She will start her new role this fall at Massachusetts Institute of Technology as an Operations Associate in the Technology Licensing Office.


Patrick Fay '20

Young Alumni CouncilPatrick graduated from Emmanuel College in 2020 with a B.A. in Marketing and a minor in Organizational Leadership. While on campus, he was very involved with Emmanuel College Dance Marathon as well as many additional on campus events and activities. Since graduating, Patrick has been working in the marketing industry as a Project and Account Manager, working on a variety of different campaigns and product launches ranging from Baby products up to Pharmaceuticals. Patrick currently work as an Account Manager at CTP, a Boston-based advertising, PR and digital agency, where he is responsible for being the connection between the agency and their clients. Patrick found through working in highly collaborative roles, such as a Project Manager, that he enjoys creating and strengthening connections, and hopes to do the same as a member of the Young Alumni Council.


Rachel Piccirillo '16

Young Alumni CouncilRachel graduated from Emmanuel College in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in English Communications and Media Studies. After graduating, Rachel attended Suffolk University Law School and graduated magna cum laude in 2019. After law school, Rachel joined the international law firm Kirkland & Ellis as an associate in their New York office. Rachel advises clients on a wide range of domestic and cross-border real estate-related transactions. In her spare time Rachel enjoys spending time with friends and family


Rory Lake '21

Young Alumni CouncilRory is a graduate of the Emmanuel College Class of 2021. While at Emmanuel, she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic design and two minors in Studio Art/ Ceramics. Rory enjoyed spending time working as an Admissions Ambassador for two years, Studio Assistant/ Ceramics TA, and serving in the 1804 Society. These two experiences lead her to share and discuss her love for Emmanuel with prospective students, faculty, and guest speakers, one of which was Ambassador Caroline Kennedy. After having an amazing four years at 400 Fenway, Rory is excited to serve the local Boston area through the Americorps program CityYear while also working with a children’s book agent to hopefully illustrate children’s books! She is excited to stay connected to Emmanuel through the Young Alumni Council.


Sarah Ribeiro '13

Young Alumni CouncilSarah is a marketing professional focusing on digital marketing and social media. She currently works as Sr. Marketing Manager at the licensing firm Broadway Licensing, covering properties across Dramatists Play Service, Playscripts, Broadway on Demand, and more. Prior to this role, Sarah was Head Account Manager for the technology division at boutique social media marketing agency Metter Media, where she led digital content and strategy for Microsoft’s human resources team and its civic tech and engagement team. She has regularly instructed seminars in business marketing and independently consults small business owners and creatives in brand strategy and social media marketing. Sarah was a member of the Boston Cultural Council from 2019 to 2021. She was a steering committee member and social media lead for Boston’s Together Festival from 2014 to 2019. Sarah continued her Emmanuel journey, completing a certificate program in Management Leadership in the summer of 2019.


Sophia Morin '20

Young Alumni CouncilSophia graduated from Emmanuel in 2020 with a B.A. in Communications and Media Studies, and a minor in Marketing. While at EC, she was an Orientation Leader, an Office Assistant for Residence Life and a member in The 1804 Society, Chapel Choir, and EC Community Outreach. Since graduating, Sophia enrolled at the University of Southern Maine to begin her Master of Public Health, which she will complete in spring of 2023. Following this degree, she plans to enroll in a Master of Business Administration program at SNHU. Sophia spent the first two years post-grad in healthcare working with medical students and residents. Most recently, Sophia has started a new career at Epsilon Data Management as a Recruiting Coordinator and has followed her passions for all things people and human resources. In her downtime, she loves spending time with family, friends, and her pups in Portland, ME where she now resides.


Tatiana Havens '19

Young Alumni CouncilTatiana is a proud first-generation graduate with her B.A in Writing & Psychology (Class of 2019) and her M.Ed in Higher Education & Student Affairs Administration from the University of Vermont ‘22. Tatiana currently serves as the Community Fundraising Specialist for the University of Vermont Foundation and the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital where she works directly with the greater Vermont and northern New York community to support patient and family centered care. During her time at Emmanuel, she was involved in a variety of different areas including the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Residential Life, Orientation, and Student Activities. In her free time, Tatiana loves hiking with her fiancé Korey Rodecker ‘19 and watching tv at home with their two cats, Willow and Bramble.


Violet Villanueva '22

Young Alumni CouncilViolet is a higher education professional who’s passionate about equitable access to learning. She is currently working at Northeastern University in the Student Support office of We Care. During her time at Emmanuel, she double majored in Psychology: Health & Counseling and Theater Arts. While an undergraduate, she enjoyed her involvement with Chapel Choir, 1804 Society, and Alternative Spring Break. Violet also worked in many incredible offices there, including at the IT Helpdesk, JYC front desk, and Cardinal Cushing Library circulation desk! Her cumulative experience at Emmanuel and its supportive community inspired her to go into higher education’s student affairs field. Through her current position and outside of work, she aims to help students develop as emerging adults! Lastly, in her free time, Violet loves dancing (ballroom, etc), singing, reading, listening to podcasts, baking, and spending time with friends and family!