Alumni Spotlight

Check out what our alumni are up to and how their Merrimack education helped them find their path!


  • Gabriella Angelini ’14, Research Associate, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

    “I am proud to have gone to Merrimack because Merrimack continues to strive for excellence and provides more and more opportunities for students. Merrimack places high value in not only learning facts and skills, but also building character and developing leaders.”

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  • Christina Troy ’09, Senior Project Manager, Arnold Worldwide and Co-Founder, OnBendedKnee

    “Merrimack helped shape the way I approach life, the career decisions I have made and the relationships I’ve cultivated along the way. Because of the sense of purpose developed through my time with the institution and the friends and faculty who were a part of that journey, I’m proud of who and what I’ve become and will remain grateful to those 4 incredible years.”

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  • Merrimack Alum Works Front Line of Major TV News Outlet

    Brittany Dempsey ’17 always thought working in broadcast television was an unobtainable goal. After transferring to Merrimack midway through her freshmen year and becoming immersed in the Communication and Media Department, she saw her future in journalism taking shape.

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  • Jim Connell ’91, Managing Director, JP Morgan Chase & Co.

    When Jim Connell was just 10 years old, he knew he was going to attend Merrimack College. As the youngest of 10 kids, who all attended Merrimack before him, it was destiny. His parents wanted a reputable Catholic college that was nearby, and Merrimack fit the bill.

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  • Mike Lamagna ’11, Founder, Long Wharf Supply Co.

    “As a business major, I had a strong interest in finance and investments. I was always curious about how ideas or start-ups got off the ground and grew into well-known businesses. The more I learned about the venture capital/private equity space, the more intrigued I became with the idea of funding early-stage companies.”

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