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WWU alumni in the news

Have you or a fellow WWU alumnus been in the news? We want to celebrate with you.
Your career milestones are an inspiration to current and future WWU students.
Send your news links to westwind@wallawalla.edu.

Rachel Ruggeri
Att. 1992-1995 | Business

Rachel Ruggeri has been promoted to executive vice president and chief financial officer for Starbucks Corporation, making her the 91st female CFO of a Fortune 500 company.
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Randy Haffner
1989 | Business

Randy Haffner was named president and CEO for AdventHealth’s Central Florida Division.
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Don Zabudsky
1994 | Business

Don Zabudsky was recently promoted to executive director at Morgan Stanley and was selected by Forbes as one of Oregon’s Best-in-State Wealth Advisors 2020. 
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Back to You

Alumni share their stories in their own words

‘God brought me through’
April 05, 2021

‘God brought me through’

by Linda Foxworth ’92

The journey doesn’t end here
March 11, 2021

The journey doesn’t end here

by Kate Beck ’14

Remote work
March 26, 2020

Remote work

by Jonathan De Leon ’18

The power of nature
December 02, 2019

The power of nature

by Sheila VonBergen att. (preprofessional)

Courage over comfort
December 02, 2019

Courage over comfort

by Rich Tyler ’94

Westwind magazine

Curated stories and news to inspire and reconnect WWU alumni

Current issue: Spring 2021

Know someone who should share their story?

Tell us about them! Send an email to westwind@wallawalla.edu.

Walla Walla University alumni as well as current and former faculty and staff are invited to submit AlumNote information to be included in Westwind.

In Memory
Family members of deceased alumni, faculty, and staff are invited to submit obituary information to be included in Westwind.

Westwind staff
 Kim Strobel
Student staff writers: Kiersten Ekkens, Makena Horton, Kelsi Nash, Brooke Sample

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