Nurse Practitioner for UW Organ and Tissue Donation
As a DNP student who was also working at UW Organ and Tissue Donation as an organ procurement coordinator, Adam Schneider leveraged evidence-based strategies on organ donation to inform his team’s protocols, resulting in more viable organs from donors. He earned his DNP in 2017.
With a passion for applied social science research, Jessa Valentine earned a PhD in Sociology from UW–Madison. She now works as a managing consultant for DVP-PRAXIS LTD, a consulting firm focused on higher education and the workforce.
Research Entomologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture
Earning her MS in Agroecology and Entomology (2009) and her Ph.D. in Entomology (2015) from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Rachel Mallinger currently studies attraction—the kind that involves bees and flowers, and which is especially consequential for farmers in the state of Wisconsin and beyond.
Chief Sociologist/Founder of ReSCI Consulting, LLC
Having obtained his doctorate in sociology from UW–Madison in 2014, Hanif Nu’Man currently applies his disciplinary knowledge in his work as the Chief Sociologist of ReSCI Consulting, LLC—a management consultancy firm he founded based in Madison.
Managing Director for S&T LLC
Graduating from UW–Madison in 1995 with a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, Winslow Sargeant is motivated by a passion for solving problems, now working as the managing director for S&T LLC, a firm in Great Falls, Virginia. His role supports investment and business development for early-stage growth companies that specialize in cybersecurity, energy, communications, capital formation, and education.
Vice President of Business Development for Phoenix Nuclear Labs
Growing alongside the up-and-coming local success story of Phoenix Nuclear Labs, UW–Madison alumnus, Evan Sengbusch, exemplifies how a well-rounded résumé of expertise and a push from an advisor can lead to extraordinary post-graduate ventures.
Technology Director at Hess Corporation
Examining the résumé of Liz Percak-Dennett, a Wisconsin alumni who completed her Ph.D. in Geoscience in 2014, would bring pride to any fellow Badger, and awe to any employer, including Hess Corporation in Houston – the lucky one that snatched her up right out of an internship.
Co-founder/President of Tasso
Armed with a master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from UW–Madison, Moga is co-founder and president of a company trying to revolutionize how blood is drawn to make it less invasive.
Plant Breeder at Johnny’s Selected Seeds
Haga completed both her Bachelor’s in Horticulture and Master’s degrees in Plant Breeding and Genetics at UW–Madison. After graduating, Haga is now a plant breeder at Johnny’s Selected Seeds, where she develops new varieties to support small scale farmers and growers and looks at trends in the market to meet the future needs of these growers.
Associate Director for the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
After acquiring her Ph.D. in Geology, Nielsen has added student, teacher, geoscientist, college faculty member, mother and wife to her personal and professional résumé. She now is the Associate Director of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center.