Los Angeles Alumni Mentor and Network Program

The Los Angeles Alumni Mentor and Network Program is proud to introduce the Marquette Entertainment & Communications Alumni (MECA) initiative, which provides networking and mentor support to MU alumni working in the entertainment, communications and new media business sectors of Southern California. In addition to social networking events, MECA also hosts a committee of engaged and established alumni who volunteer to serve as mentors to new Marquette grads looking to pursue their career goals in Los Angeles. Each mentor on the committee represents a specific job discipline and will serve as a resource for new grads in the following manner:

  • By offering support, guidance and motivation when it comes time to take a giant step in a new direction after graduation
  • By helping grads decide what directions to pursue in a career and how to overcome obstacles
  • By sharing professional contacts & stories and building a personal relationships with fellow MU alumnus/a
  • By teaching what we've learned and sharing these lessons to better prepare young MU professionals for their own careers
  • By becoming a point of connection between Marquette and the City of Los Angeles

Fill out this form if you wish to reach out to any of the listed Los Angeles based Marquette graduates. The time is now to explore your future goals and make your career dreams a reality.

Alumni Mentors

Joel Andryc

Joel Andryc, Sp '79

Executive Producer, Media Consultant & Advisor

Ann Buckingham

Ann Buckingham, Arts '85

Senior Vice President of Brand Merchandising and Product Design within the Parks, Experiences and Products division of The Walt Disney Company.


Sam Bringardner, Comm '11

Motion Picture Talent Agent at leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Nick DAgosta

Nick D'Agosto, Comm '02

Actor and Podcaster of God & Other Delicacies

Eryn Doherty

Eryn Doherty, Arts '91, Law '00

Vice President, Labor Relations, NBCUniversal Media, LLC
Entertainment Law and Labor Relations

Pat Finn

Patrick Finn, Sp '87

The George Wendt Show, The Middle and appearances on many popular American Sit-Coms including SeinfeldFriends, That '70s Show, and Las Vegas

Maureen Fitzpatrick

Maureen Fitzpatrick, Sp '83

Sr. Executive Producer for Access Hollywood, Access Daily, and All Access

Rebekah Ingraham

Rebekah Ingraham, Comm '03

Executive Producer, Daily Pop
Entertainment news, TV reality production

John Lockhart

John Lockhart, Jour '81

President & CEO, People Media Worldwide, Inc.
Public relations/marketing/agency