Mathematics Alumni

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Kim Abbott (’10) played soccer for the Norretan Soccer League in Sweden, then returned to Texas to play for the Houston Aces (Women’s Premier Soccer League).

Gail Alzate (’11) is a Mechanical Designer at Fugro Oil & Energy Company in Houston, TX.

Grace Akomezogho (’18) is a Data Analyst for Apple.

Kirby Baker (’12) earned a Masters in Mathematics at UT-Austin and is a Health and Benefits Actuarial Analyst at Mercer.

Jesse Barbour (’07) is a software developer at q2ebanking.

John Andy Barnes (’18)

Trenton Barnett (’17)

Jacob Belmares (’18)

Elias Bocanegra (’19) works for Dell in an I.T. position.

Heather Bruch (’06) earned a Master of Science in Mathematics from Texas State in 2011.

Zachary Carpenter (’12) teaches mathematics at Holmes High School in San Antonio, TX.

Andy Cabezas (’04) earned his J.D. at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and is a Database Engineering Manager at

Victoria Carrillo (’12) is now a Weapons and Tactics Analyst for the US Air Force and began a Texas A&M University master’s program in Statistics in Summer 2014.

Adam Castillo (‘08) completed his Ph.D. in Mathematics Education at The University of Texas at Austin in August 2017.  He is a currently a Visiting Postdoctoral Associate at Florida International University. He was named a Mathematical Association of America Project NExT Fellow in August 2018.

Dezirie Cavazos (’15)

Li-Chun Chao (’15) accepted a math-related job in Fremont, CA.

Juan Pablo Chouza (’19)

Fred Deutsch (’06) is an operations specialist at RenewData.

Abby Edgar (’15) serves on the board of managers for Shepard Investment Group and began master’s program in geography at Texas State University in Fall 2019.

Sharon Freshour (’16) began the Human and Statistical Genetics Ph.D. Program at Washington University in St. Louis in Fall 2018.

Toni Galvan (’17)

Sarah Goldrup (’18)

Ayesha Gonzales (’19) began a PhD program in physics at Case Western University.

Valeria Gonzalez (’17) began the ESTEEM Graduate Program for entrepreneurship at the University of Notre Dame in Fall 2017.

Joseph Grantham (’15)

Harris Greenwood (’14) completed a master’s program in mathematics at Emory University and then began a graduate program in public health at Emory University in Fall 2020.

Robert Grizzard (’07) completed a doctoral program in Mathematics at the The University of Texas at Austin and began a job as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Fall 2014.

Fernando Hernandez (’10)

Nicolas Hyde (’15)

Will Jaramillo (’07) is a student at Harvard University Graduate School of Education.

Alex Johnson (’13) began a job as a procurement analyst for SpaceX in California in early 2017 after three years as an actuarial analyst at Houston Casualty Company.

Payden Johnson (’12) completed a master’s program in Engineering at Purdue University and began a job as an Engineer at Thornton Tomasetti in Dallas in Summer 2014.

Leslie King (’15) is a Marketing/Research Analyst at Read-King Commercial Real Estate in Houston, TX

Florian LeGouriellac (’14) joined a British engineering firm, Laing O’Rourke.

Sable Levy (’18) is a student in the University of Houston Statistics and Data Science Masters Program.

Sterling Loza (’15) earned an MBA from St. Edward’s University in 2018.

Munabo Lwali (’06) is an automation engineer at Visa.

Leela Madan (’05) received a J.D. from South Texas College of Law in 2009,  was admitted into the State Bar of Texas and is a licensed patent attorney.

Amira Mahler (’18)

Sarah (Mall) Hanusch (’06) completed a doctoral program in Mathematics Education at Texas State University.

Daliah Maurer (’07) teaches mathematics for Lake Travis ISD.

Erica Miller (’07) is a project editor for Sister Mary Regina.

Roman Morales (’16) is currently working at Oracle as a Deal Specialist.

Ivan Mota (’19)

Maria Mota (’18)

Russ Mowry (’04) is pastor at Sewickley Presbyterian in Sewickley, PA.

Felice Mueller (’13) teaches mathematics for Dallas ISD.

Justin Myers (’16)

Alexa Ortiz (’14)

Matthew Ortiz (’12) teaches mathematics at Jesuit College Preparatory in Dallas.

Rogelio Ortiz (’14) earned a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2016 and now works as an Industrial Engineer at Stonhard/Fritztile in Dallas, TX.

Sierra “Dani” Pedroza (’13) graduated from a master’s program in Mathematics Education at Texas State University in May 2016 and teaches Precalculus and Statistics in a project/inquiry-based setting at Manor New Tech High School.

Gregory Popelka (’14) started a tutoring service in Albuquerque, NM

Ryan Poplawski (’06) teaches mathematics at Athlos Leadership Academy and has also worked as an IC Physical Mask Designer for Apple.

Natalia Ramos (’16)

Xavier Renteria (’08) is a technology specialist for Apple.

Gilbert Rivera (’16) began a Master of Science Program in Physics at California State University, Los Angeles in Spring 2018.

Michael Rivera (’13)

Alexandra Rudder (’16) teaches mathematics for El Paso ISD.

Bianca Salinas (’19)

Jonathan Sanders (’08) received a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering in 2015 from Texas A & M University, and works as an Engineer for AEI Consultants.

Adrian Silva (’19) is a math teacher in a College Prep class at Del Valle High School.

Crisel Suarez (’17) began the Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s to PhD Bridge Program for physics in Fall 2017.

Matthew Shirley (’00) completed a doctoral program in Mathematics Education at the at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, TX, and is now an Associate Professor at Lone Star College.

Jesse Thomas (’16) is a Full Stack Developer for T3.

Marisa Thome (’13) teaches mathematics and coaches softball/volleyball at Bastrop High School.

Stephanie Thrash (’18) is a software engineer at PROS in Houston.

Garrett Venner (’18) works for Dell Technologies.

Madeline Wheeler (’14) coaches basketball at St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School in Austin, TX

Noah Whitaker (’15)

Wilson Whitener (’18) earned a master’s degree in philosophy at Northern Illinois University and began PhD program with full funding in agricultural and applied economics the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University in Fall 2020.

Jasmynne Wilson (’16)

W. Paul Wright (’12) completed a master’s program in Mathematics at Lamar University and began a job at the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2014.

Skyler Young (’19)

Sydney Zucker (’18)

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