Distinguished Alumni

The purpose of the Distinguished Alumni Award is to recognize the University's alumni who have made significant contributions to their communities and whose accomplishments and careers honor Robert Morris University. Each inductee in this category was nominated by a faculty member, staff member, current students and/or RMU alumni and has been through an approval process by RMU President’s. The following individuals have attained excellence within professional achievement or military service as well as having demonstrated commitment to service through volunteer efforts contributing to society.

Derek Armstrong

Derek Armstrong

Midwest Orthopaedic Center

Derek Armstrong is fortunate to find himself in a field he truly enjoys: medicine – more specifically, healthcare administration.

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Brandon Operana

Fields Law Firm

One of the significant events in the life of every lawyer is being sworn in as a brand new attorney.

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Christopher Slouber

Progress Rail Services

Pursuing  a degree in higher education may seem scary and intimidating for many first generation college students, but it

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Kathy Miller

President/Chief Creative Officer Total Event Resources

Persistence is the key to success and RMU Alumnus, Kathy Miller, is a prime example of how not giving up pays off in the

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Linda Leung

Director of Cardiology Services at Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital

Pursuing a Master’s degree offers an opportunity to acquire new skills and to improve relative standing in a competitive

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Yolanda Johnson

Tax Accountants, Inc., Senior Tax Accountant

Yolanda Johnson, EA, CAA, MSA, QuickBooks ProAdvisor is a Senior Tax Accountant with Tax Accountants, Inc.  As a Senior T

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Tyler Sturgell

Zynga Inc., Site Reliability Engineer

Upon graduation, Tyler Sturgell, did not waste any time pinning down the perfect job and he attributes much of his succes

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Sarah Porter

Walters Law Office, Office Manager and Paralegal

Robert Morris Alumna, Sarah Swise Porter, has been keeping herself busy since graduation as a full time paralegal, commun

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Michael Brown

HR consultant for Chicago McOpCo, a company owned by McDonald’s

Alumnus, Michael Brown, received both his undergrad and graduate degrees at Robert Morris.

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Steve Guziec, LPC

Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois, Senior Supervisor

“My time at RMU changed me from a money and power focused person to a humanitarian looking to help those that can’t help

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Thomas Cunningham

Miomed Orthopaedics, Inc., Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Like many college students setting foot in the classroom with dreams of making the world a better place, Thomas Cunningha

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