45 Notable alumni of
Fairfield University

Fairfield University is 1034th in the world, 379th in North America, and 357th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 45 notable alumni from Fairfield University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Kevin Nealon

    Kevin Nealon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    actorvoice actortelevision actorscreenwriterfilm actor
    Biography

    Kevin Nealon is an American comedian and actor. He was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1986 to 1995, acted in several of the Happy Madison films, played Doug Wilson on the Showtime series Weeds, and provided the voice of the title character, Glenn Martin, on Glenn Martin, DDS.

  2. Ron Palillo

    Ron Palillo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-2012 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    screenwritervoice actoractortelevision actorstage actor
    Biography

    Ronald Gabriel Palillo was an American actor and teacher. He was best known for his role as the endearingly dim-witted character Arnold Horshack on the ABC sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979).

  3. Paul Marcarelli

    Paul Marcarelli
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    screenwritervoice actoractor
    Biography

    Paul Marcarelli is an American actor, who is currently the spokesperson for T-Mobile. He is best known for being the ubiquitous "Test Man" character in commercials ("Can you hear me now?") for Verizon Wireless from 2002 to 2011. He appeared in all of his Verizon commercials wearing a gray Verizon jacket and his own horn-rimmed glasses.

  4. Neil Peng

    Neil Peng
    Born in
    Taiwan Flag Taiwan
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    actorjournalistwriterfilm directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Neil Peng is a Taiwanese screenwriter and political activist.

  5. John L. Flannery

    John L. Flannery
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    chief executive officer
    Biography

    John L. Flannery is an American business executive. He succeeded Jeff Immelt as the eleventh CEO and tenth Chairman of General Electric, serving as CEO from August 2017 until October 1, 2018. Prior to ascending to the CEO role, Flannery held leadership roles inside GE for nearly 30 years, heading GE Healthcare, GE India and other business units throughout his career.

  6. Nikki Stanton

    Nikki Stanton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Nicole Leslie Stanton is an American professional soccer player who plays as a midfielder for OL Reign of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL).

  7. C. Frank Figliuzzi

    C. Frank Figliuzzi
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    civil servant
    Biography

    Cesare Frank Figliuzzi, Jr. is a former federal law enforcement agent. He is the former assistant director for counterintelligence at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Figliuzzi was previously the special agent in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Cleveland Division, which includes all of northern Ohio, and the major cities of Cleveland, Toledo, Youngstown, Akron, and Canton. Following his FBI service, Figliuzzi joined General Electric and served for five years as assistant chief security officer for investigations, insider threat, workplace violence prevention, and special event security for GE's 300,000 employees in 180 countries. Figliuzzi is currently a frequent national security contributor for NBC and MSNBC News.

  8. Liz Wahl

    Liz Wahl
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    correspondentjournalist
    Biography

    Liz Wahl is an American journalist. She was a correspondent for the Russian government-sponsored RT television network from 2011 to 2014 but left the network following a harshly critical on-air resignation that went viral.

  9. Donatella Arpaia

    Donatella Arpaia
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    restaurateur
    Biography

    Donatella Arpaia Stewart is an American restaurateur and a television personality who appears on The Food Network. Arpaia is a regular judge on The Food Network's Iron Chef America and The Next Iron Chef. She has also appeared on The Isaac Mizrahi Show, The Martha Stewart Show, The Tony Danza Show, The Today Show and iVillage.

  10. Pete Gillen

    Pete Gillen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball player
    Biography

    Peter Joseph Gillen is an American former college basketball head coach of the Division I, Providence Friars and Virginia Cavaliers and is a member of the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame. Gillen is currently a college basketball analyst with the CBS Sports Network.

  11. Bob Stefanowski

    Bob Stefanowski
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Robert Vincent Stefanowski is an American business executive who was the Republican Party nominee for Governor of Connecticut in 2018 with the cross-endorsement of the Independent Party. He was on a ticket with Joe Markley, who had won a Republican primary for lieutenant governor. Their ticket lost to the ticket of Democratic Party candidate Ned Lamont and running mate Susan Bysiewicz, cross-endorsed by the Working Families Party, on November 7, 2018.

  12. J. Michael Farren

    J. Michael Farren
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    John Michael Farren is a former American lawyer who served as Deputy White House Counsel in the Office of Counsel to the President under the 43rd President of the United States George W. Bush from 2007 to 2009. Farren also served as Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade at the United States Department of Commerce and head of the International Trade Administration under the 41st President of the United States George H. W. Bush from 1989 to 1992. He is currently serving a 15-year jail sentence for the attempted murder of his then-wife.

  13. Daniel C. Burbank

    Daniel C. Burbank
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    astronautengineermilitary officer
    Biography

    Daniel Christopher Burbank is a retired American astronaut and a veteran of two Space Shuttle missions. Burbank, a Captain in the United States Coast Guard, is the second Coast Guard astronaut after Bruce Melnick.

  14. Githa Hariharan

    Githa Hariharan
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    writernovelistjournalist
    Biography

    Githa Hariharan is an Indian writer based in New Delhi. Her first novel, The Thousand Faces of Night, won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for the best first novel in 1993. Her other works include the short story collection 'The Art of Dying(1993); the novels The Ghosts of Vasu Master (1994)], When Dreams Travel (1999), In Times of Siege(2003), Fugitive Histories(2009) and I Have Become the Tide (2019) and a collection of essays entitled Almost Home: Cities and Other Places (2014).

  15. Peter J. Pronovost

    Peter J. Pronovost
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    physician
    Biography

    Peter J. Pronovost is Chief Quality and Transformation Officer at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, the main affiliate of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. At UH, Pronovost is responsible for improving value across the health system, helping people stay well, get well and manage their most acute medical conditions. He is the clinical lead for population health and the lead for high-reliability medicine, with direct responsibility for the UH employee accountable care organization. He is also responsible for telehealth and virtual health programs serving patient and provider communities.

  16. Ronan Ryan

    Ronan Ryan
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Ronan Ryan is an Irish-American businessperson. He is the president of IEX, the Investor's Exchange, and an electronic trading expert. As a founding member of IEX, Ryan was a central character featured in Michael Lewis’ Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt. Irish America magazine named Ryan to its 2014 and 2015 Wall Street 50 list.

  17. Thomas Spota

    Thomas Spota
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Thomas J. Spota III is a former American attorney and politician, who served as the District Attorney of Suffolk County, New York, serving from 2002 to late 2017, but was disbarred on June 10, 2020. Spota resigned November 10, 2017, after he was indicted on federal charges of obstruction of justice in the investigation of Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke. Spota was subsequently found guilty and sentenced to five years in federal prison and fined $100,000.

  18. E. Gerald Corrigan

    E. Gerald Corrigan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    economistbanker
    Biography

    Edward Gerald Corrigan is an American banker who was the seventh President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Vice-Chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee. Corrigan is currently a partner and managing director in the Office of the Chairman at Goldman Sachs and was appointed chairman of GS Bank USA, the bank holding company of Goldman Sachs, in September 2008. He is also a member of the Group of Thirty, an influential international body of leading financiers and academics.

  19. Tim O'Toole

    Tim O'Toole
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    basketball coach
    Biography

    Tim O'Toole is an American college basketball coach, currently the associate head coach at Pittsburgh. He previously was the tenth head coach of the Fairfield Stags men's basketball team. He also worked in the media as an ESPN college basketball analyst and was the color analyst for St. John's University's radio broadcasts with John Minko.

  20. Brian Monahan

    Brian Monahan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Enrolled in Fairfield University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    military physician
    Biography

    Brian Patrick Monahan is the Attending Physician of the United States Congress and the United States Supreme Court and holds the rank of rear admiral in the United States Navy. Monahan was selected by the leadership of the Congress and nominated to the position and rank by United States President Barack Obama in January 2009. He previously served as the director of hematology and medical oncology at the National Naval Medical Center. He is a Master of The American College of Physicians and a Member of the Academy of Medicine.

  21. Arthur Kenney

    Arthur Kenney
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Arthur Kenney is a retired American professional basketball player. He played at the power forward and center positions, and was nicknamed "The Great Red".

  22. Martin Looney

    Martin Looney
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Martin M. Looney is an American politician. Looney, a Democrat, has been a state senator from Connecticut since 1993. From 2003 to 2014, Looney served as Majority Leader of the Senate; in 2015 he became President Pro Tempore of the Senate.

  23. Brendan Suhr

    Brendan Suhr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    basketball coach
    Biography

    Brendan Ahearn Suhr is an American basketball coach who is currently an assistant at Stetson. He is also a former assistant coach in the National Basketball Association (NBA), most recently with the New York Knicks where he also served as their former Director of Player Personnel and scout.

  24. Robert J. Wicks

    Robert J. Wicks
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Robert J. Wicks is a clinical psychologist and writer about the intersection of spirituality and psychology. Wicks is a well known speaker, therapist, and spiritual guide who has taught at universities and professional schools of psychology, medicine, nursing, theology, and social work for more than thirty years. He a Professor Emeritus at Loyola University Maryland.

  25. Tyler Nelson

    Tyler Nelson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1995-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Tyler Nelson is an American professional basketball player for the Rostock Seawolves of the German ProA. He played college basketball for the Fairfield Stags.

  26. Bob Drury

    Bob Drury
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Bob Drury is an American writer and journalist. He has contributed to a variety of newspapers, magazines, and other publications. He is the author of over twelve non-fiction books. Currently, he resides in Manasquan, New Jersey.

  27. Susan King

    Susan King
    Biography

    Susan King is an American journalist and currently the Dean and John Thomas Kerr Distinguished Professor at the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  28. Steve Shannon

    Steve Shannon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Stephen Charles "Steve" Shannon is an American attorney and Circuit Court Judge in the 19th Judicial Circuit of Virginia. From 2004 to 2009, Shannon represented Virginia's 35th District in the Virginia House of Delegates. He was the 2009 Democratic nominee for Attorney General of Virginia. He was defeated by his opponent, Republican Ken Cuccinelli.

  29. Caitlin O'Connell-Rodwell

    Caitlin O'Connell-Rodwell
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    ecologist
    Biography

    Caitlin Elizabeth O'Connell-Rodwell is an instructor at Harvard Medical School, scientific consultant, author, co-founder and CEO of Utopia Scientific, and an expert on elephants. Her elephant research was the subject of the Elephant King, an award-winning Smithsonian Channel documentary.

  30. Peter Guarasci

    Peter Guarasci
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Peter Guarasci is a retired Canadian professional basketball player. Having played in Serie A and the Basketball Bundesliga, he currently plays in the Lega2 in Italy and is a former prominent member of the Canadian national men's basketball team.

  31. Rosa Rebimbas

    Rosa Rebimbas
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Rosa C. Rebimbas is a Republican member of the Connecticut House of Representatives since 2009, representing the 70th District around Naugatuck just south of Waterbury. She is the owner/sole proprietor of The Law Offices of Rosa C. Rebimbas, a general law firm in Naugatuck, Connecticut.

  32. Tricia Fabbri

    Tricia Fabbri
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Tricia Fabbri is an American basketball coach who is currently the women's basketball head coach at Quinnipiac University.

  33. Jorge E. Pérez-Díaz

    Jorge E. Pérez-Díaz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Jorge E. Pérez-Díaz served as Secretary of Justice of Puerto Rico from 1991 to 1992. He was appointed by former Governor Rafael Hernández Colón. Prior to becoming the Secretary of Justice, Pérez-Díaz served as Prosecutor General of Puerto Rico from 1989 to 1991. He is currently Major League Baseball's Senior Vice President and Special Counsel, Litigation and International Affairs.

  34. Moses A. McCoid

    Moses A. McCoid
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1840-1904 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Moses Ayers McCoid was a Union Army officer in the American Civil War and a three-term Republican U.S. Representative from Iowa's 1st congressional district in southeastern Iowa.

  35. Donna Savarese

    Donna Savarese
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Donna Savarese is two-time Emmy Award-winning former journalist. Savarese is a graduate of Fairfield University with a bachelor of arts degree in political science.

  36. G. Simon Harak

    G. Simon Harak
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-2019 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    peace activist
    Biography

    G. Simon Harak was an American peace activist and professor of theology and Director of the Center for Peacemaking at Marquette University.

  37. Sean Connelly

    Sean Connelly
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Sean Connelly is an American attorney and former judge on the Colorado Court of Appeals. He is a former member of the U.S. Department of Justice trial team and the lead appellate prosecutor in the Oklahoma City bombing cases. He was appointed by then Colorado Governor Bill Ritter to the Colorado Court of Appeals in 2008 and did not seek retention of his appointment in 2011 and returned to private practice.

  38. Peter Gibson

    Peter Gibson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    screenwritertelevision produceractor
    Biography

    Peter Gibson is an American writer.

  39. Gregory J. Martin

    Gregory J. Martin
    Biography

    Captain Gregory J. Martin, M.D., is an American medical doctor and captain in the United States Navy. Martin is a recognized expert in the fields of infectious diseases and bioterrorism.

  40. Maurice Barrow

    Maurice Barrow
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Maurice Barrow is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Willetton Tigers of the State Basketball League (SBL). He played college basketball for Fairfield University before playing professionally in Austria and Australia.

  41. Stephen Buoniconti

    Stephen Buoniconti
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Stephen J. Buoniconti is an American politician who represented the Hampden Districfrom the Massachusetts Senate from the year 2005 to 2011 and the 6th Hampden District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 2001 to 2005.

  42. Bryan Harkin

    Bryan Harkin
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    association football managerassociation football player
    Biography

    Bryan Harkin is a Northern Irish soccer player who plays for Crystal Palace Baltimore in the USSF Second Division.

  43. Thomas J. Josefiak

    Thomas J. Josefiak
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Thomas J. Josefiak is an American lawyer who was Chief Counsel of Republican National Committee (RNC) and Chairman of the Federal Election Commission (FEC) during the 1988 U.S. presidential election. Josefiak is currently a partner with the law firm of HoltzmanVogelJosefiak PLLC in Washington, D.C.

  44. J. Edward Caldwell

    J. Edward Caldwell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1927-2013 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    James Edward Caldwell was an American politician from the state of Connecticut. He served in the Connecticut State Senate from 1958 to 1974, and as Connecticut State Comptroller from 1974 to 1991, the longest term of any comptroller in the state's history.

  45. Brian J. Flaherty

    Brian J. Flaherty
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Brian J. Flaherty is a Republican politician from Watertown, Connecticut. Flaherty served eight terms as State Representative for the 68th Assembly District from 1988 to 2005 and held the position of Deputy Minority Leader in the Connecticut House of Representatives for 10 years.