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Prominent Alumni

Fairleigh Dickinson University alumni are prepared for leading roles on a global stage. From broadcasting and entertainment to engineering and management, graduates have made a profound impact in a wide variety of endeavors.

Some examples include:

Brenda Blackmon: Television news anchor

Mensun Bound: Marine archaeologist

Ronald Brill: CFO and founder, Home Depot

Reed Brody: Human rights activist and counsel, Human Rights Watch

Marc Chalom: Creator of A&E’s “Biography” series

Richard Codey: Former governor and state senate president, State of New Jersey

Ron Doerfler: SVP and CFO, Hearst Corporation

Doris Drucker: Entrepreneur and wife of management guru Peter Drucker

Charles Gargano: Former chairman of Empire State Development and U.S. ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago

Gilbert Gaul: Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning journalist

Seth Greenberg: Head basketball coach, Virginia Tech

Thomas Ferguson: Chairman emeritus of Commonhealth USA

Dorothy Fontana: Television writer whose credits include “Star Trek”

Ed Hennessy: Former chair and CEO, AlliedSignal Inc.

Harold “Cap” Hollenbeck: Retired New Jersey Superior Court judge and former U.S. congressman

Sung-Mo (Steve) Kang: Chancellor of the University of California at Merced

Christine King: First female CEO in the semiconductor industry

Michael King: Former president and CEO of television syndicator King World Productions

Thanu Kulachol: Retired president of Bangkok University

William Leiss: President of the Royal Society of Canada, 1999-2001

George Martin: Executive director, NFL Alumni Association, and former captain of the New York Giants

Mark Meyer: International lawyer and special advisor to six European heads of state, including the president of Romania

Christine Miniman: New Jersey Superior Court judge

Vincent Naimoli: Founder and chair, Tampa Bay Rays

Peggy Noonan: Author, presidential speechwriter

Greg Olsen: Entrepreneur and space traveler

Jae Kyu Park: President, Kyungnam University in Korea and former minister of unification

Maria Pepe: First female to play Little League baseball

Donatus St. Aimee: Permanent representative of Saint Lucia to the United Nations

Dennis Strigl: President and COO, Verizon Communications

Zygmunt Wilf: Principal owner of the Minnesota Vikings