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Alumni Spotlight recognized Dominic Lacy, Gallaudet’s Chief Operating Officer, as one of The Top 100 Chief Operating Officers of 2022. This year’s awardees span across nearly all industries including education, information technology, food and beverage production, health care, civil engineering, tourism, financial services, and more. Dom is also one of three people featured on the cover of the publication.
Dominic Lacy is the first-ever Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Gallaudet and serves on the university president’s executive leadership team. As COO, he ensures there is high-level administrative and operational support for the university community, including Clerc Center, and provides strategic leadership and direction to assure agile and responsive infrastructure and personnel to fulfill the university’s mission.
Alumni Spotlight provides news and information on alumni of leading universities. They cover a broad range of topics and areas of interest including business, philanthropy, economics, arts and entertainment, education, society, and other areas.
Congratulations, Dom, on your recognition!
Roberto E. Wirth, E-’74 & H-’09, passed away on June 5 in Rome, Italy. Mr. Wirth was owner and managing director of the Hotel Hassler in Rome, one of the most prestigious family-owned hotels in the world, and owned several other hotels and resorts throughout Italy. He was a strong advocate for deaf people in...
Alumnus Timel Benton has signed a contract with the Bay Area Panthers of the Indoor Football League (IFL). Benton, who graduated last month, is the first Gallaudet Bison to sign a professional football contract since Tony Tatum signed on with the Utah Blaze in the now-disbanded Arena Football League (AFL) in May 2013. Benton was...
James Caverly, ’11, who plays Theo Dimas in Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building, will play Professor Harold Hill in the Olney Theatre Center’s summer production of Meredith Willson’s Tony-winning musical The Music Man, which opens tonight and runs through July 23. The show’s official opening is on Thursday, June 23. Sandra Mae Frank, ’13,...
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