Vanderbilt Alumni Association board celebrates new and returning alumni leaders


The Vanderbilt Alumni Association has welcomed new and returning alumni leaders to its board for three-year terms that started July 1. The Alumni Association’s mission is to engage Vanderbilt alumni in the life of the university, encourage lifelong connections and support the university’s goals.

“Vanderbilt’s alumni community is essential to shaping our next 150 years and beyond, and the Alumni Association Board is fundamental to keeping our thriving global alumni community engaged,” Chancellor Daniel Diermeier said. “We thank these new and returning board members for their generous service.”

The newest board members are:

Austin Brown, BA’15, JD’19 (submitted photo)

Austin Brown, BA’15, JD’19, Chicago. Brown is an attorney at Kirkland and Ellis, LLP. He served on the Student Alumni Board, Senior Class Fund Committee and GOLD Council. He has been a GOLD class agent, Giving Day ambassador, Reunion volunteer and CoRPs volunteer.

Andy Dailey, BS’93 (submitted photo)

Andy Dailey, BS’93, Cairo. Dailey is the director of Evolution International School in Egypt, and founding director of Albanian College in Albania and Uptown International School in Cairo. Andy is a founding member of the Vanderbilt Middle East Alumni Association.

Alexandra Lovelace, BA’11 (submitted photo)

Alexandria Lovelace, BA’11, Washington, D.C. Lovelace is a human resources business partner at Deloitte. She is a longtime volunteer serving as a chapter leader in Washington, D.C., and a GOLD class agent, CoRPs volunteer, member of the GOLD Council, Reunion Weekend chair, Giving Day ambassador, student/alumni volunteer, Young Alumni class agent and member of the Association of Vanderbilt Black Alumni.

Amanda Pommerenck, BE’97 (submitted photo)

Amanda Pommerenck, BE’97, Huntsville, Alabama. Pommerenck is the associate vice president and federal project manager at Dewberry. She currently serves as the Huntsville Vanderbilt Chapter president and is a Student/Alumni Engagement and CoRPs volunteer.

Karen Stanley-Fleming, BE’85 (submitted photo)

Karen Stanley-Fleming, BE’85, Huntsville, Alabama. Stanley-Fleming is the vice president of finance at Stanley Construction Co. She has served on the Chemical Engineering External Advisory Council, as a class officer and as a School of Engineering recruitment volunteer and is part of the Association of Vanderbilt Black Alumni.

Four ex officio members also were named to the Alumni Association board for one-year terms. They are specifically representing their existing positions as alumni volunteer leaders.

These alumni are:


The following AAB members accepted the opportunity to serve a second three-year term, which began July 1:

  • Keith Forman, BA’80, Washington, D.C.
  • Katy McBride, BA’73, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Tiffany Street, MSN’03, DNP’18, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Sabrina Tour, JD’14, Houston


The current president of the Alumni Association Board, Anu Pardeshi, BS’00, MS’02, MBA’04, is serving the second year of his two-year term. Todd Graham, BE’96, will serve as president-elect for a one-year term.

“I am humbled by the incredible members on our Alumni Association Board,” Pardeshi said. “Their time, energy, and unwavering commitment to make Vanderbilt University better than it is today are only matched by their passion to champion our 150,000-plus alumni worldwide. I look forward to the fruition of these efforts in the years ahead!”