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Fords in Four: Henry Blynn '12

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Henry Blynn '12, senior associate at Infinedi Partners, discusses his most memorable experiences at the School, the lessons he learned and friendships he made over his thirteen years here, and his career path into private equity.  

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. 

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. 

Fords in Four: Will Barker '05

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, artist Will Barker '05 traces his career path from the NFL to art, acknowledges the mentors he met at Haverford, and shares his hopes for how he can use art to give back to local communities. 

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. 

Fords in Four: Grant Ament '15

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Grant Ament '15, a professional lacrosse player with Archers LC, shares memories from Haverford, discusses how he stays motivated as a professional athlete, and gives advice for younger students. 

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. 

Fords in Four: Darryl Clark '75

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Darryl Clark '75 shares fond memories of Spanish teacher Rafael Laserna, traces his career path to becoming a translator and touring musician in Spain, and gives advice to current students.   

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.