Category - Alumni Spotlight

Cherie Johnston
Cherie Johnston ’06 (MBA ’16) Supports Our Troops … by Supporting Their Families
Meera Kharbanda, Marissa Goldenstein and Kendra Azure
Trio of Chapman Alumnae Found New School to Nurture Tomorrow’s Changemakers
group shot of hundreds of kids and dozens of staff on floor of open gym
It’s Game On for Basketball Entrepreneur Matt Kanne ’12 Ten years ago, while still a student, the Chapman alumnus launched Open Gym Premier – now it’s on track to earn $8 million a year teaching sports to kids.
mike feher
Mike Feher ’06 Manages Millions as CFO of Biotech Co CathWorks
Thread Vision
A Vision for Influencers’ Threads Chapman alumna Kirsten Murphy ’10 launches a company that creates personalized merchandise for social media stars and athletes.
adam imada
Adam Imada ’06 Keeps the “Bullet Train” Running at Sony Pictures Entertainment
kyle pruis
Marine Veteran Kyle Pruis ’21 Launches a Big Four Accounting Career
ORANGE COUNTY BUSINESS JOURNAL: Full-Court Press Chapman alumnus Matt Kanne, founder of Anaheim’s Open Gym Premier, discusses the company he launched in 2009 while playing basketball as a business major.
Mitchell Rosenberg ’19 Serves on White House Advance Team
emily nguyen in front of san francisco stree car
Emily Nguyen (EMBA ’18) Makes Life More Flavorful at Frito-Lay/PepsiCo
tiffany payton jameson
Chapman Alumna Champions Neurodiversity in the Workplace This Autism Awareness Month, Tiffany (Payton) Jameson ’96 shares how her personal journey led her to a career cultivating inclusivity for the neurodivergent. 
jim byron
Nixon Foundation Builds Strong Ties at Chapman University with Alumnus at the Helm Jim Byron ’15 hopes to increase the historical understanding of Nixon’s presidency and contribute to civics education in the community.