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  Panisara Rattanapanyachote Victoria Shubayeva   Mark Stutman   Dr. Steven Vanni   Mohd Zahari B Zakaria      
                         
  Class of 2002
Suranaree University of Technology BS Polymer Engineering
  Class of 2005
Drexel University BS Business Administration
  Class of 1972
Drexel University BS Business Administration
  Class of 1983
Miami Dade College Associate of Arts Nutrition
  Class of 2010
Universiti Utara Malaysia BS Decision Science
     
                         
  Nominated by
Professor Dr. Prasart Suebka, the Rector
Suranaree University of Technology
  Nominated by
President
John Fry Drexel University
  Nominated by
President John Fry
Drexel University
  Nominated by
Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, President
Miami Dade College
  Nominated by
Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mohamed Mustafa B Ishak,
Vice-Chancello
Universiti Utara Malaysia
     
                         
  Miss Panisara Rattanapanyachote graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Polymer Engineering from Suranaree University of Technology (SUT) in 2002. During her study at SUT, she undertook her cooperative education in Sales and Marketing Division at Innovation Group (Thailand) Co., Ltd. That coop experience enabled her to get a job at the same company as a sales engineer after her graduation. Currently, she is on the Board of Director of Innovation Group (Thailand) Co. Ltd. and the Marketing Vice President of its subsidiary, Globe Polytrade Co. Ltd. Her responsibilities include sales and marketing strategy planning, group revenue growth, and company policy setting.

 

  Ms. Shubayeva credits her co-op experience with providing valuable, real world experience that also provided her with the ability to build a resume. Through co-op, she learned how to conduct herself during interviews and form professional relationships. Ms. Shubayeva held co-op positions at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Currently, she is an Agent at WOMEN direct of WOMEN MANAGEMENT, Inc., a New York modeling agency that has launched the careers of supermodels. She has worked as a Casting Director for Marek & Associates, and her casting credits include VOGUE Italia, VOGUE France, VOGUE Japan, GQ Russia, Marie Claire, Glamour, the cover of Harper’s Bazaar Russia May 2011, the Barneys New York Fall 2010 Campaign, and Esquire Magazine March 2011, among others. Ms. Shubayeva has also worked for Steven Klein, where she worked on such projects as Dolce & Gabbana campaigns, Pinko campaigns, and many more.

 

  Mr. Stutman’s co-op experience paved the way to his career path. He completed four co-ops with law firm Montgomery McCracken Walker and Rhoads where his primary responsibility was preparing individual tax returns. Having that experience helped in landing his first position with Alexander Grant (now Grant Thornton), a global accounting firm. Today Mr. Stutman is Chief Learning Officer at Grant Thornton and has overall responsibility for the learning and development of Grant Thornton’s partners and personnel, with a primary focus on building the firm into a world-class, dynamic learning organization. With more than 39 years at Grant Thornton, Mr. Stutman has held a variety of positions including National Managing Partner of Tax Services and Managing Partner of the Washington National Tax Office. He has also served as a member of the firm’s governing body, the Partnership Board and as a member of the National Real Estate Committee.

 

  Dr. Vanni has distinguished himself as an expert in the field of neurosurgery. His clinical specialties include spinal cord injury and spinal surgery, spinal biomechanics and alternative back pain and back injuries. Vanni’s career in medicine began at Miami Dade College, where he studied nutrition. After graduating from Miami Dade College, Dr. Vanni attended chiropractic school in Georgia. He later returned to Florida to earn his medical degree from the University of Miami, where he was later hired as a faculty member. Vanni is a member of the Council of the American Academy of Spine Physicians. He is also involved in several ongoing clinical research projects.

 

  Mr Mohd Zahari Zakaria is Project Manager in Bank Islam Berhad (pioneer Islamic bank in Malaysia) for transaction banking. Prior to joining Bank Islam Berhad, Mr Mohd Zahari served as an analyst at Citigroup, a division of Citi of the United States of America. He progressing exceptionally and promoted as Senior Analyst, managing a team of 25 analysts. He decided to join Bank Islam Berhad in 2011 as he wants to assist the needs of the country’s Muslims and the whole population at large in financial management. Currently, he specializes in process engineering and system enhancement for core banking and treasury. Mr Mohd Zahari graduated with a BS of Decision Science from Universiti Utara Malaysia in 2010. He was very active in organising activities while in campus, and a representative of students’ of School of Quantitative Sciences. He participated in the cooperative education work placement program in the marketing division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Malaysia, in 2009.