Careers in the Liberal Arts Alumni Panel: Working in the Private Sector

Eight alumni who majored in the social sciences, humanities and natural sciences answer questions about how they used the skills learned in their liberal arts majors to find rewarding careers in technical writing, the arts, business, consulting, public affairs, and law.   


Featured Alumni:  

·  Steven Markowitz, MPhil - Co-Founder and Advisor, MultiState Associates, Inc (Government Relations) 

·  Tom Basile, Esq. (’97) - National Political Commentator/Principal, Empire Solutions (Government Relations) 

·  Carlo Massaro JD (’93, LAW ’96) - VP. Legal,  Pepsi Co 

·  Lori Ames (’79) - Founder, ThePRFreelancer, Inc. 

·  Kristen Mullarkey (’00) - National Project Manager, Rube Goldberg Inc (STEM Education) 

·  Mitch Wexler, Esq. (’82) - Partner, Fragomen (large NYC immigration law firm) 

·  Michelle Sakhai (’04) Owner, Michelle Sakhai Studios  

·  Michelle Lamendola-Essel, DrHSc, MS, (MS ’11) - Sr. Portfolio Manager, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 


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Organized by the Office of Alumni Relations, Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and UNIV 006A Careers and the Liberal Arts. For more information, please contact, or 


Date: Thursday, October 8, 2020

Time: 5-7 p.m.

via Zoom

Thursday, October 08, 2020



Hofstra University Virtual Event
Offered online
Hempstead, NY 11549-1000


Cheryl A. Posner

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