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Alumni Chapter Board

The Smith Alumni Chapter Board functions in an advisory capacity to the Office of Development and Alumni Relations in the areas of programming and marketing to the alumni. The mission of the Alumni Chapter Board is to support the vision of the Smith School of Business by creating a vibrant alumni experience and fostering lifelong relationships between the school and alumni community.

The Alumni Chapter Board will support the Smith School in achieving the following objectives:

  • Strengthen the Smith community through alumni events that are well attended, executed and provide alumni with lifelong learning opportunities.
  • Build a strong alumni bench to tap into for networking, speaking and volunteering experiences.
  • Leverage alumni relationships to help current students identify career paths and secure jobs.


2015-2016 Alumni Chapter Board

Clarence "CJ" Grant, MBA '05


Lin "Liam" Li, MS '12


Robin Meister '03
Vice Chair


Siyue "Stella" Liu, MS '13



Sharon Bollers, MBA '08


Randy Lutz '67


Albertina "Tita" Brett, MBA '98, MS '98


John Masoudpour '01, MBA '07


Shu "Kathy" Cong, MS '13


Abby Murray '13


Chris Dugan, EMBA '11


Josh Notes '06


Danny Fischer '86


Cris Parcelles '92


Chris Grant '13


Todd Poling, MBA '06


Avery Joshua '10

  Greg Rea, EMBA '13  

Polly Karpowicz, EMBA '12

  Florence Sirleaf, MBA '10  

Stacey Lacer '06

  Alison Taylor '09  

Marla Lewis '09


Smith’s Got Talent – MBA Style

On May 6, 2016, full-time MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted the sixth annual “Smith’s Got Talent” variety show. Over the years, the show has become a highlight of the spring semester for Smith Terps. Some years there is more talent than others, but everyone always has a great time. The event perfectly showcases the tight-knit community of Smith MBA students at UMD.

Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship Launches Startup Podcast

The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has launched a startup podcast called Bootstrapped. The podcast features founders, investors and serial entrepreneurs from the Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia startup scene. While the podcast covers many aspects of startup life, the heart of the show focuses on funding from both the founder and investor perspectives, thus the name, Bootstrapped.


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