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Alumni Spotlights

The Haverford School's alumni are making their mark as government ambassadors and Broadway actors, financial analysts and international aid workers, symphony conductors and tech entrepreneurs.

Our Alumni Spotlights share the stories of just a few of the nearly 5,000 remarkable graduates who aptly represent the School's legacy.

Fords in Four: Alex Lipoff '07

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Alex Lipoff '07, founder and owner of GiftEd Philly, recounts memorable experiences and faculty members from his time at Haverford; discusses what led him into the fields of education, psychology, and tutoring; and gives advice to current students about how they can best serve the world. 

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Fords in Four: Mengistu Koilor ‘99

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Mengistu Koilor ‘99, co-founder of Two Locals Brewing Company, reminisces on his time at Haverford and traces his career path in the finance and craft beer industries. He also shares how community members can support Two Locals, which is the first black-owned brewing company in Philadelphia. 

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Fords in Four: Josh Collins '13

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Josh Collins '13, Director of Business Development at LeafLabs LLC, reflects on lessons learned from his favorite teachers at Haverford, as well as from starting his own company at the age of 21. He also shares advice for fellow young alums and current students. 

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Fords in Four: Thomas Lindberg '07

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Thomas Lindberg '07, partner at Upstream Capital and chair of Haverford's Young Alumni Committee, reflects on lessons learned from his time as a student at Haverford and shares advice for his fellow young alums. He also discusses the new Alumni Networking Platform and how it will help build a stronger, more connected Fords community. 

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Fords in Four: Andrew Acker '11

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Andrew Acker '11, integrated cardiac surgery resident at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, reminisces on his high school years at Haverford, traces his career path into medicine, and shares lessons learned about working hard and following your passions.  

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Fords in Four: Mario Maggio '13

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Mario Maggio '13, a propulsion test engineer with Intuitive Machines, shares how he first got interested in spaceflight as a career path, and important lessons he learned about becoming a Renaissance Man, during his time at Haverford. 

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Fords in Four: Daniel Coleman '04

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Dan Coleman '04, Advisor to the Democratic Whip of the PA House Democratic Caucus, discusses his career path in public service and shares his advice to current students to "understand the gifts and benefits you are privileged to have around you." 

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Fords in Four: Bob Blakely '59

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Bob Blakely '59 shares the start of his interests in racing and rowing at Haverford, which led to setting a 300 MPH record on the Bonneville Salt Flats and being part of the founding of the Head of the Charles Regatta.   

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