Anastasia Bottos   Brian Brostko   Anthony Bucci   PALESA CHUBISI   Matthew de Haan   Ralph Derrickson  
                         
  Class of 2005
Drexel University
BS, Business Administration
  Class of 2007
Clarkson University
Bachelor of Science, Engineering & Management
  Class of 2004
Drexel University
BS, Information Systems
  Class of 2006 (DIPLOMA) & 2012 (B-TECH)
Vaal University of Technology
Public Relations Management
  Class of 2014
Auckland University of Technology
Bachelor of Business, Accounting and Finance
  Class of 1981
Rochester Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Technology, Computer Technology, Software Science Option
 
                         
  NOMINATED BY
President John A. Fry Drexel University
  NOMINATED BY
President Anthony Collins Clarkson University
  NOMINATED BY
President John A. Fry Drexel University
  NOMINATED BY
Annie Moletsane, Director: Cooperative Education Vaal University of Technology
  NOMINATED BY
Kate Kearins, Professor of Management & Acting Dean Auckland University of Technology
  NOMINATED BY
President Bill Destler Rochester Institute of Technology
 
                         
  InfoDrexel’s Co-op program not only prepared Ms. Bottos for professional employment but made her resume stand out to potential employers immediately after graduation. Ms. Bottos is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Strategy Officer of My Alarm Center, the 7th largest residential home security provider in the country. A member of the company’s executive management team since 2005, she has worked to help establish and streamline internal procedures and to enhance efficiency in ways that have influenced the entire industry. In 2014, she received the SmartCEO Executive Management Award and was recognized by Security Systems News as a member of the “20 under 40” Class of 2012. She completed three co-ops; one with the Philadelphia Water Department in Government Affairs and two with AHP Settlement Trust as a Claims and Data Processor.   Brian is a Customer Business Manager at Glaxo Smith Kline Consumer Health Care. He oversees GSK’s Pain Relief and Digestive Health Portfolio for Walgreens, working on iconic brands like Excedrin and Tums. Upon graduation Brian took a role as a Supply Chain Demand Planner on Johnson & Johnson’s First Aid Business. He would later take a role in Customer Logistics for J&J and eventually make the transition to the sales team as a Business Analyst. Brian is a graduate of Clarkson University where he obtained a BS Degree in Engineering & Management. He also holds a MBA in Marketing from Loyola University Chicago. He was his class Vice President at Clarkson and he is a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity.   Mr. Bucci is a software developer turned entrepreneur and the co-founder and former CEO of RevZilla.com, the largest online retailer for motorcycle apparel, accessories and parts. With its customer experience, tech and new media focus, RevZilla.com succeeded in disrupting the multi-billion dollar motorcycle aftermarket and growing RevZilla to over $100M in revenue without taking any outside investment. Mr. Bucci is currently a Board Director of Comoto Holdings, the largest retail motorcycle apparel and accessories group in the world, formed by bringing together RevZilla and Cycle Gear’s 115 retail locations in 2016. His co-ops as a web developer, notably with WebLinc, helped prepare him for his future in startups and the consumer facing tech space.   Palesa Chubisi started her journalism career as Correspondent for Lesedi FM. She was later employed as a Producer for Lesedi FM current affairs where she produced and presented all four shows on offer at the station. As a presenter of the morning show, MAKUMANE, she racked up a listenership of over a million. She got involved in TV news productions as a reporter and anchor. She gravitated towards a future in TV news and is currently a co-host on Morning Live on SABC 2. She is currently busy with her Master’s Degree in Public Relations.   Matthew’s career began as an Audit Assistant at KPMG, where he completed his co-operative placement, after 3 years he had climbed to the role of Assistant Manager, during which time he completed two international placements (Nebraska, USA and Rotterdam in the Netherlands). During his time at AUT Matthew was also able to spend three months in New York completing an internship in the banking sector. Matthew’s co-operative placement provided the foundations for him to succeed so early on in his career and such experience continues to drive him to succeed and inspire others.   Since joining Carena as President and CEO in 2006, Ralph has overseen the company’s transformation from a house call company to a virtual healthcare solutions provider with care-quality the core of its vision, improving patient and provider experiences. Prior to Carena, Ralph served as Managing Director of Venture Investments at Vulcan Capital, where he was responsible for the firm’s technology and biotechnology investments. He co-founded Watershed Capital, an early stage technology venture fund. Ralph has served on the boards of numerous technology start-ups and has held leadership positions at Starwave Corporation, NeXT Computer, Inc., and Sun Microsystems.