Alumni Profile

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Larry Zicklin (BBA, ’57)
Do the Right Thing
Larry Zicklin makes ethics, and the spirit of giving, his business. Opportunity is a word that crops up a lot when you speak with Larry Zicklin (BBA ’57), who in 1997 (and many times since) made an investment in Baruch’s School of Business, which now bears his name. That investment gave the school unprecedented opportunity of its own. His Story
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Willem Kooyker (BBA, ’71) 
Trading Places:
Willem Kooyker, Founder and Chair of Blenheim Capital Management came to New York from the Netherlands as a bright young trader. The Zicklin School of Business gave him the chance to grow and the opportunity to make the U.S. his home.
His Story 
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Lara Abrash (MBA, ’94)
Crain’s has named Zicklin School of Business alumna Lara Abrash, chair and CEO of Deloitte & Touche LLP to its “Notable Women in Accounting & Consulting” list for 2019.
Her Story 
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Michael Roth (BBA, ’67)
Turnaround Specialist:
Lessons learned as an undergrad primed Interpublic Group Chairman & CEO Michael Roth to steer his enterprise out of rough waters.
His Story
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Paulette Garafalo (BBA ‘78, MBA ‘80),
Success Made to Measure: Paulette Garafalo, Paul Stuart President and CEO

Her Story 
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Alex Ibrahim (Executive MBA ‘98),
Taking Stock: Alex Ibrahim, Head of International Capital Markets, New York Stock Exchange
His Story 
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John Quinones (Executive MS Industrial Labor Relations, ’01) 
Most Valuable Player: The NFL’s John Quinones, Head of Talent Acquisition
His Story 
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James Rizzo (MS Accounting, ’13)
Accounting for Achievement: Jamie Rizzo, Vice President, Aflac Global Investments  
His Story
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Charlotte Bowman (Executive MBA, ’15)
Driven to Succeed: Charlotte Bowman, CFO, BMW
Her Story 
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Leo Bodden (Executive MBA, ’15)
Wired for Innovation: Leo Bodden, Chief Technology Officer, New York-Presbyterian Hospital
His Story 
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Alex Lafaras (Executive MS Finance, ’16) 
Seeing His Way Clear: Alex Lafaras, CFO of General Glass International
His Story
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Chandni Rakshit (MBA, ’18) 
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: Chandni Rakshit, Corporate VP of Technology, New York Life Ventures
Her Story 
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Daran Kaufman (Executive MBA, Healthcare
Administration, ‘18)
A Prescription for Success: Daran Kaufman (Executive MBA, Healthcare Administration ‘18), Chief Quality Officer and Chief Medical Informatics Officer, NYC Health + Hospitals
Her Story