McDonough School of Business
McDonough School of Business


The mission of the Office of Alumni Relations is to engage our global and vibrant alumni community in meaningful ways, enable authentic relationships, innovate to meet the needs of our community, and leverage Jesuit Values to care for the success and well-being of all members.

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Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is supported, in part, by alumni and friends who generously share their time, talents, and resources on behalf of the school. Through gifts and bequests designated to the McDonough School of Business, these contributors can help fulfill our commitment to faculty excellence, innovative programming, and research. Philanthropic gifts support the university’s goals to make Georgetown University education accessible and affordable for outstanding students.

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2022 Alumni Year in Review

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Alumni Relations Celebrates a Year of Engagement, Learning, and Connection in 2022

The mission of the Office of Alumni Relations is to engage our global and vibrant alumni community in meaningful ways, enable authentic relationships, innovate to meet the needs of our community,…

January 6, 2023

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A Year in Review: Georgetown McDonough’s Top Moments of 2022

As the calendar year comes to a close, Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business is celebrating the successes, milestones, and accomplishments of 2022. We advanced key strategic initiatives,…

December 21, 2022

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Georgetown MBA Features Alicia Petross and Nomblé Coleman (MBA‘18) from The Hershey Company at Annual Focus on Diversity Day

The Georgetown MBA Admissions team hosted its annual Focus on Diversity event, a special program designed to engage top-performing women, underrepresented students, and LGBTQ+ students within the…

December 16, 2022

Georgetown McDonough Alumni Relations Team

Lauren Apicella

Lauren Apicella

Director of Alumni Relations

As Director of Alumni Relations, Lauren Apicella oversees and manages alumni engagement, with programs like the PILLARs Program and signature events such as the Graduate Alumni Reunion Weekend and John Carroll Weekend. She works throughout Georgetown McDonough to improve communications and engagement with alumni, providing more opportunities for alumni to connect with faculty and students as well as network with fellow alumni. Prior to Georgetown, Lauren worked in nonprofit development and communications. She earned her B.A. from the College of William & Mary and her MBA from Georgetown McDonough.

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Abby Sharpe

Abby Sharpe

Alumni Relations Marketing Coordinator

As Alumni Relations Marketing Coordinator, Abby oversees our marketing and communications efforts with alumni including email, newsletters, social media, and digital content. She works to highlight and celebrate the Georgetown McDonough alumni and community. Prior to Georgetown McDonough, Abby worked in higher education and collegiate athletics in marketing and communications. She earned her B.A. from Concordia College at Moorhead and her M.P.S. from Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies.

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Elie Farhat

Associate Dean, Chief External Affairs, Alumni Relations, Corporate Engagement, and Custom Executive Education Officer

As Associate Dean and Chief External Affairs Officer, Elie Farhat is responsible for connecting the school’s alumni, external, and corporate audiences. Before becoming Chief External Affairs, Elie was the Chief Admissions Officers for Graduate Programs at Georgetown McDonough, where he was responsible for all recruitment and admissions functions for the graduate programs. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Merrimack College and his Master’s in International Relations from the Fletcher School at Tufts University.

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