Barry University Distinguished Alumni Awards


Distinguished Alumni Awards

Each year, Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented to select Barry graduates who have made significant contributions to their professions and community, and who consistently demonstrate Barry's Core Commitments of Knowledge and Truth; Inclusive Community, Social Justice, and Collaborative Service through their daily lives.

Thursday, February 13, 2020
5:30 PM - VIP Reception
7:00 PM - Awards Ceremony
Shepard & Ruth K. Broad Performing Arts Center
Barry University

Distinguished Alumni Honorees

Alice Parmelee Burch, BSN '82
Vice Mayor
Village of Miami Shores

Thomas H. Leeder, Esq., JD '03
Attorney
The Leeder Law Firm

Dr. Carmen Blanco Marinelli, BA '76
Adjunct Professor Nova Southeastern University

Anthony Palmieri, JD '10
Clerk & Comptroller
Palm Beach County

Jennifer Boyd-Pugh, BS '94, MS' 01
Vice President for Human Resources and University Title IX Coordinator
Barry University

Elizabeth Ricci, BS '96
Attorney
Rambana & Ricci, PLLC

Paul G. Van Buskirk, MS '02, PhD '06
Chairman of the Board
Metro Forecasting Models

Distinguished Alumni - Rising Star Honorees

Joseph P. Caiazzo, BA' 09
Political Consultant/New Hampshire State Director
Bernie 2020 Campaign

Vanessa Viadero, BA' 11
Director of Marketing JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa