Alumni Profiles

Ashley Philippi (2008)

Ashley Philippi (’08)

Ashley, a 2008 Bethany graduate, works at Columbia Elementary School in Sandy, Utah. She has had the opportunity to teach 2nd, 3rd, and currently 5th grade. WHAT YOU DO • • • My goal every day is to spread the joy of learning to my students. My responsibility as a teacher is to teach academics,…

Angela Heidelberger (2008)

Angela Heidelberger (’08)

Angela, a 2008 Bethany graduate, works as a real estate loan assistant at Pioneer Bank and is also one of the founders and executive director of Lasting Imprint, a nonprofit corporation dedicated to raising awareness of congenital heart defects. WHAT YOU DO • • • As executive director and one of the founders of Lasting…

Mary Ramirez (2010)

Mary Ramirez (’10)

In addition to her work as a senior proposal writer for Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Mary is also a branded contributor to The Chris Salcedo Show via TheBlaze Radio Network. Mary is a 2010 Bethany graduate. WHAT YOU DO • • • In my role at Carlson Wagonlit Travel, I am tasked with managing the proposal…

Matthew Schaffer (2010)

Matthew Schaffer (’10)

Matthew is currently finishing his second year at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker, Colorado. He will be moving to Rapid City, South Dakota, in August to begin rotations at Rapid City Regional Hospital. WHAT YOU DO • • • I am currently studying the various systems of the human body, their…

Jonathan Hartwig (2007)

Jonathan Hartwig (’07)

Jonathan is the founder and principal owner of BLUEORANGE Media, an e-commerce media firm based out of Austin, Texas. WHAT YOU DO • • • Owning a business brings with it a hodgepodge of responsibilities. No two days are the same. Some days are dedicated to business development and finding that next project, whether that’s…

John Dvorak (2009)

John Dvorak (’09)

John, a 2009 Bethany graduate, is a ticket account executive at the Minnesota Vikings ticket office. WHAT YOU DO • • • As a ticket account executive, my primary responsibilities include servicing the Vikings many great season ticket holders on a daily basis and cultivating new business: season tickets, hospitality packages, and suites-through phone sales…

Cody Hardin (2011)

Cody Hardin (’11)

Cody, a 2011 Bethany graduate, currently lives in Bristol, Connecticut working at ESPN, Inc. as an audio operator. WHAT YOU DO • • • I am responsible for mixing the audio on many of ESPN’s popular shows, including Sportscenter, Baseball Tonight, and NFL Live. In addition to mixing live shows, I also will provide talent…

Marcus Taplin (2011)

Marcus Taplin (’11)

Marcus, a 2011 Bethany graduate, works at Fox Sports North as co-producer for Vikings Weekly, the Minnesota Vikings’ primary television magazine program that airs on Fox Sports affiliates. WHAT YOU DO • • • At Fox Sports North I produce and edit a show called Vikings Weekly during football season. This show is a weekly…

Andrea Lemieux (2011)

Andrea Lemieux (’11)

Andrea, a 2011 Bethany graduate, works at Lemieux Wealth Strategies in Brainerd, MN as Client Service Representative. WHAT YOU DO • • • I am in charge of the marketing communications for LWS: social media account management, event planning, Public Relations, Advertising, Designing comm. materials, all client correspondence, website maintenance and managing company image in…

Lindsey Dorris (2012)

Lindsey Dorris (’12)

Lindsey, a 2012 Bethany graduate, works as a legal assistant at Taylor Corporation in North Mankato, Minnesota. WHAT YOU DO • • • I provide a wide range of support to attorneys and paralegals in the legal department. I frequently work with different kinds of contracts that need to be filed or assigned. I also…

Megan Slaker (2011)

Megan Slaker (’11)

Megan, a 2011 Bethany graduate, is currently a Ph.D. student at Washington State University in the neuroscience program. WHAT YOU DO • • • During my first semester at WSU, I looked at the prevention of relapse by diminishing drug-addiction memories. I am currently examining the molecular components of the formation of neural connections. I…

Jacob Weber (2010)

Jacob Weber (’10)

Jacob, a 2010 Bethany graduate, is a kantor, or director of parish music, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church and School in Dearborn, Michigan. As kantor, Jacob is theologically and musically trained to lead the Church in uplifting and meaningful song. WHAT YOU DO • • • Throughout the year, I serve as the principal organist for…

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