Worcester Homecoming

Worcester Homecoming 2022

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10 WORCESTER HOMECOMING 2022 ALUMNI BIOS ALUMNI BIOS BOB KUPPENHEIMER A Nichols College alum with extensive experience in investment management, Bob has worked for decades to achieve individual success and help others reach their full potential. During his over 40-year career at Nuveen Investments, including as a Managing Director, Bob helped grow the company which now has over $1.2 trillion in assets under management. Bob also serves on the Nichols Board of Trustees. ISAAC YIADOM A former football standout at Doherty High School, Isaac went on to star for Boston College, and has been an NFL cornerback since graduating in 2018. After being selected in the third round (99th overall) by Denver, Isaac has gone on to play for the Broncos, New York Giants, Green Bay Packers and Houston Texans, who he signed with in March 2022. In his young career, Isaac has recorded a forced fumble, interception, 12 pass deflections and 114 total tackles. JENNY JOHNSON A three-time Emmy Award-winning executive producer and TV and radio personality, Jenny serves as a host of Comcast Newsmakers in Greater Boston and New Hampshire. In 2013 she partnered with long-time co-host Billy Costa and NESN to create Dining Playbook, an insider's guide to Boston-area restaurants and nightlife. Jenny also co-hosts the weekly podcast "Food for Thought." She has had roles in the Denzel Washington movie "The Equalizer" and "Bleed for This," a Martin Scorsese biopic of Rhode Island boxer Vinny Pazienza. Jenny is involved with numerous charitable organizations including the Pan-Mass Challenge and Flying Kites, and she's a board member of the Massachusetts Restaurant Association and Camp Harborview. MICHAEL GRANOFF A graduate of Doherty High, Michael's career has spanned business and politics. After college, he served on the staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Relations, and was also a member of President Clinton's 1992 Transition Team for the Department of the Treasury. Michael has held several leadership positions in the private equity industry including as VP of TEI Industries and President of Golodetz Ventures. In 1994, Michael founded Pomona Capital where he now serves as CEO. Named after the street he grew up on in Worcester – Pomona Street – the company has $13.1 billion in aggregate capital commitments.

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