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MSU Alumni Advisory Board

The Alumni Board serves in an advisory capacity to the staff of the MSU Alumni Office with board meetings being held twice annually in May and October.

2020-2021 Executive Board

Kurt Rothhaar, Alumni Board VP

Kurt Rothhaar / President

  • Senior Manager, F/A-18 Mission Systems Software at The Boeing Company, St. Louis MO
  • Past-President, St. Louis Spartans
  • BS ’04 in Computer Science, College of Engineering
  • HONR ’04, Honors College
  • MSU Young Alumni Award Recipient in 2014 – Grand Awards
  • Legacy Life Member of MSU Alumni Office
  • Student Alumni Foundation / Izzone Student
  • Honorary Coaches Club
  • Spartan Loyal Donor

Brittanie Johnson, Alumni Board Member

Brittanie Johnson / Vice President

  • Supply Chain Analyst at 3M, Minneapolis MN
  • President, Twin Cities Spartans
  • BA ’09 in International Relations, James Madison College
  • BA ’09 in Supply Chain, Broad College of Business
  • Student Experiences: MSU Homecoming Court, University Activities Board, Study Abroad, Leadershape, Women's Leadership (WILD), Izzone, Model UN
  • Assisting with MSU Alumni Office’s development of employer-based alumni relations model
  • Spartan Strong Donor

Sarah Cantwell, Alumni Board President

Sarah Cantwell / Immediate Past President

  • Sr. Director, Major Gifts & Special Projects at U.S. Olympics and Paralympic Foundation, Chicago IL
  • Past President, Chicago Spartans
  • Past Board Member, Greater NY Spartans
  • BA ’03 in Social Relations, James Madison College
  • MPA ’05 in Public Administration, College of Social Science
  • Chicago’s SpartyBall member and significant influencer of Chicago Spartans scholarship & service initiatives
  • Spouse, Matt Cantwell, is past president of the Chicago Spartans
  • Spartan Strong Donor

2020-2021 Advisory Council

Capt Jeremy Blaney Alumni Board Member

Jeremy Blaney

  • Sr. Manager, Customer Success, Tableau Software, Washington DC
  • Director of Communications, DC Spartans
  • Past President, Boston Spartans
  • BA ’10 in International Relations, James Madison College
  • HONR ’10, Honors College
  • President’s Club
  • Spartan Bold Donor

Carla Clark Alumni Board Member

Carla Clark

  • Academic Outreach Coordinator at Mott Community College, Flint MI
  • President, Genesee County Spartans
  • BA ’88 in Advertising, College of Communication Arts & Sciences
  • Volunteer for Spartan Move-In and MSU Global Day of Service
  • Organizer of the Genesee County Spartans Golf Outing (scholarship event)
  • Spartan Loyal Donor


Andrew Corsi, Alumni Board Member

Andrew Corsi

  • Vice President, Portfolio Management at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Irving TX
  • Past-President, Dallas - Ft. Worth Spartans – Leads club’s Give Green Day initiative
  • BS ’06 in Accounting, Broad College of Business
  • MS ’07 in Accounting, Broad College of Business
  • Spartan Great Donor
  • Ralph Young Club Donor



Steve Culp, Alumni Board Member

Steve Culp

  • Physical Education Teacher at Brookfield Academy, Troy MI
  • Past-President, Detroit Spartans – key contributor to the 2017 launch of the 313 Scholarship
  • BA ’03 in Sociology, College of Social Science
  • Former MSU football manager, 1999 – 2002
  • Significant contributor to progress in aligning Detroit Metro alumni groups with MSU Alumni in the areas of data sharing, communications coordination and philanthropy/service initiatives
  • Spartan Proud Donor
  • Spartan Backer Donor

Robert David, Alumni Board Member

Robert David

  • Marketing/Media Sales Consultant at The David Group, Novi MI
  • Past President, Oakland County Spartans and Broad College Alumni Association
  • BA ’78 in Marketing, Broad College of Business
  • MSU Alumni Service Award Recipient in 1999 – Grand Awards
  • Legacy Life Member of MSU Alumni Office
  • Outstanding Business Alumni Award –2000
  • Snyder Society Member
  • Green & White Club Donor
  • Landon Legacy Society

Tom Duncan, Alumni Board Member

Tom Duncan

  • Professional Genealogist/Owner at The Attic Genealogy Research, Denver CO
  • Past President, Colorado Spartans and founding organizer of the Colorado Spartan Social supporting the Mike Sadler Foundation
  • Colorado Campaign Volunteer
  • BA ’84 in Advertising, College of Communication Arts & Sciences
  • Student Activities: Glee Club, Study Abroad, Spartan Marching Band
  • Spartan Advocate Participant
  • Legacy Life Member of MSU Alumni Office
  • Abbot Society Member
  • Spartan Extraordinary Donor

Amy McGraw, Alumni Board Member

Amy McGraw

  • VP Marketing/Chief Experience Officer at Tropical Financial Credit Union, Miramar FL
  • Past President, SoFlo Spartans
  • BA ’89 in Telecommunication, College of Communication Arts & Sciences
  • MA '20 in Strategic Communications and a Digital Communications Certificate, College of Communication Arts & Sciences
  • CAS Outstanding Alumna Award Recipient 2017
  • Voluntarily assisting MSU with constructing sensitive communications for survivors of sexual violence in response to President Engler’s outreach when her own assault from the 1980’s was brought to his attention
  • Spartan Proud Donor

Paris Ross, Alumni Board Member

Paris Ross

  • Sales Consultant and Event Specialist at Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, Farmington Hills MI
  • Member, MSU Black Alumni
  • BS ’91 in Advertising, College of Communication Arts & Sciences
  • Legacy Life Member of MSU Alumni Office
  • Spartan Loyal Donor