In Action

Kimberly Banks (MS '98)

Kimberly Banks, MS ‘98 married her longtime fiance, Andrew Gray, in August. To ensure that family members from both sides of the Atlantic have a chance to take part, they held ceremonies in Southern California and will hold them in England in early 2008. She met Andrew while at UC Berkeley in 2003.


Jaime Mendez (MS '00)

Congratulations are in order for Jaime Mendez, MS ‘00, who began his first semester at Harvard Business School in the fall. We wish him luck as he takes the next step toward fulfilling his goals.


Wyles Vance (MS '07)

Close finish. The 2011 Veolia World Solar Challenge, a 3,000 km solar car race in Australia, has wrapped up. Wyles Vance, MS ’07and the Stanford Solar Car Team placed 11th out of 37 teams from around the world. Congratulations to Stanford for a great race.


Tsung Mou (MS '07)

Beginning medicine. Tsung Mou, MS ’07, and Manav Sidhu, MS ’06, will be half way through their first terms at medical school. Tsung attends the University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine, and Manav is attending New York University School of Medicine.


Eileen Ung (MS '10)

Raising Scores. This summer Eileen Ung, MS ’10, helped to found and teach an SAT preparation course and the results were overwhelmingly positive, as the average score improvement was 240 points.


Allan Sahagun (MS '05)

New leadership. Allan Sahagun, MS ’05, has taken over for Kim Foo Chow, MS ’96, as the National Chairman of the Milken Scholars Alumni Association. Kim Foo did an outstanding job during his term and Allan will only continue the trend.


Khalilah Karim (MS '01)

International Finance. This fall Khalilah Karim, MS ’01, and Rashan Jibowu, MS ’02, began their advanced education at the University of Pennsylvania’s prestigious Wharton Business School.


Emanuel Yekutiel (MS '07)

It could be the start of a great career in public service. Emanuel Yekutiel, MS ‘07 was elected the president of the freshman class at Williams College in February. Congratulations Mr. Popular!


Michael McAloon (MS '15)

Hanging with Coach K. Michael McAloon, MS ‘15, was selected as one of only three new student team managers of the NCAA Champion, Duke “Blue Devils” Mens Basketball team. He will assist in multiple areas of the program and travel with the team for games on the road. Congratulations!


Ruiquan "Johnny" Jin (MS '05)

Charting a new course: Ruiquan Jin, MS ‘05, is stepping up his work as the director of development for two national education ventures. In this capacity, he helped found, develop the blueprint and secure major investments to launch a new charter school management organization that will serve over 10,000 children in its initial network.