Leadership Series

The AnBryce Scholars Initiative welcomes leaders from a variety of industries and points in their careers to come to our lounge and share their life experiences and lessons. In 2020 and 2021, we moved these lounge visits to Zoom and will offer both Zoom and in-person programming in the future. 

Past speakers include: 

The Honorable Beatrice Welters, former Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago, Founder of AnBryce Scholars Initiative

Mr. Anthony Welters, former Chairman, BlackIvy, Founder of the AnBryce Scholars Initiative

Mr. Bryant Welters '10, Associate at BlackIvy Group and serves on the University's Undergraduate Experience Advisory Group

Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, President, Morehouse School of Medicine

Mr. David Robinson, ND Parent, NBA professional basketball player

Dr. Michael Thieneman, former Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Whirlpool Corporation 

Mr. Stephen J Hemsley, former CEO, United Healthcare

Mr. Rob Little '91, Managing Director, COO, Golden Gate Capital

Mr. Tom Mendoza '73, former CEO, NetApp

Mr. Brad Freitag, ND Parent, CEO, Claris

Ms. Jhae Thompon, Executive Director, AnBryce Foundation 

Mr. Robert Mundy, '76, former Director of Admissions, University of Notre Dame

Mr. Brian Ritchie, Vice President and Cathy and John Martin Associate Provost for innovation, University of Notre Dame

Mr. Jim Iacoponi, Senior Vice President ,Amyris

Mr. John Perlowski, Managing Director, BlackRock

Secretary Pete Buttigieg, US Transportation Secretary, Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study Fellow

Dr. Rachel Fulcher-Dawson, Associate Director, Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunity, University of Notre Dame

Mr. Tommy Flaim, '16 CEO, Fox and Robin

Mr. Lou Nanni, Vice President University Relations, University of Notre Dame.