Matt Dawson, 96B

Best wishes to Matt Dawson, 96B, as he joins HealthEdge Investment Partners, a healthcare-focused private equity firm, as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in Tampa.

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Dr. Julie Wade, 12GA

I want to congratulate Julie Wade, 12GA, on the re-release of her first book, Wishbone: A Memoir in Fractures in print and e-book this month. At the end of Julie’s first-year here at UofL her book was published and won numerous awards. I am always so impressed by alumni accomplishments, and Julie is certainly making here mark.


John Melton, 07B

If you need help looking your best in your professional wardrobe, UofL alumnus John Melton, 07B, as a professional clothier at Tom James Company can help! John specializes in defining your own personal style. Contact John on LinkedIn to find out more.

Have you changed your address, received a promotion, been named an officer of an organization, published a book, finished a degree at another university, received an award, recently married or had a child? Let me know! Send us an email and tell us what's new in your life.


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Our Executive Director

Deborah Dietzler was named associate vice president for alumni relations and annual giving on July 10, 2014. She also serves as executive director of the UofL Alumni Association.

Considered a national leader in the field of alumni relations, Dietzler has been president of the Alumni Directors of the Southeastern Conference and also chaired the Council of Alumni Association Executives (CAAE) summer 2008 institute. She is a frequent presenter at conferences and has performed pro bono work for various community nonprofits.

Dietzler’s responsibilities include the creation of a modern alumni relations and annual giving operation equipped to face the challenges of the future. She also supports the university’s continued goal of becoming the state’s nationally recognized premier metropolitan research institution.

Dietzler holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Hofstra University, a master’s in marketing from Texas A&M, and is currently pursuing a doctorate in higher education management from the University of Georgia.