10 Under 10 Young Alumni Recognition Program


​Who says it takes years to make a difference in your community or rise through the corporate ranks? The 10 Under 10 program recognizes young alumni who are involved in impressive and meaningful work across a wide range of disciplines. The 10 Under 10 program proudly celebrates and showcases the successes of Saint Anselm's young alumni who are already shaping the future.

We know many Saint Anselm young alumni are doing exceptional work in business and community service, and we hope to capture more and more of these stories. If you know someone that should be recognized in Saint Anselm's 10 Under 10 program, please fill out the nomination form or contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (888) 444-1889. A separate form must be completed for each nomination. All nominations received will be reviewed by the Alumni Council Recognition Committee.

2021 10 Under 10 Recipients:



Kat Bourque

Kat Bourque '14
Director, Government Affairs


Kat is the Director of Government Affairs for Unitil, an electric and natural gas utility that serves areas in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine. She leads the company’s government affairs strategy by helping to craft their public policy goals and serves as the company’s lead lobbyist. She works with legislators and industry peers to draft legislation, proactively engage members of state legislatures, and testifies and represents the company during these key processes. Prior to her current role, Kat served as Director of Public Policy in the energy and environmental arenas at the Business and Industry Association, and was also on staff at the New Hampshire Senate for several years. Kat graduated from Saint Anselm College with a B.A. in International Relations. Additionally, she graduated from Suffolk University Law School with her J.D. and is an active member of the New Hampshire Bar and the U.S. District Court for the State of New Hampshire.

Craig Chalifour '18
Owner, The Chalifour Consulting Group LLC

Craig is a business consultant with many years of experience operating as a business partner for Small to Medium sized Enterprises. He has held many roles in the sales industry climbing quickly by looking at scenarios through a different lens. Following his sales career, he quickly moved into the management and operations side of business solutions as the Vice President of Sales and Operations for Dealer Income Development.

Currently, Craig owns and operates a full-service consulting firm with his father called The Chalifour Consulting Group LLC. He has been able to successfully transform businesses on the operational side by focusing on revenue growth and business efficiencies. Outside of the office, Craig enjoys surfing, skiing, and golfing alongside friends and family. He has a passion for real estate and often finds himself in the midst of new projects.


Brenda Keys '17 BSN, RN
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Brenda graduated from Saint A’s in 2017 with a double major in Nursing and Spanish. She is now a medical ICU nurse in Washington, DC. Her unit was the first ICU to take COVID-19 patients; since March 2020, and has only had a few days where they have not had any patients with Covid-19. Throughout the entire pandemic, she has been training new nurses on the unit as well. She also worked in the Covid-19 vaccine clinic within her hospital to help with vaccination efforts. Her clinic vaccinated over 16,000 individuals against Covid-19. She also got her Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification in December. Brenda is currently in graduate school with the goal of becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner. 


Nancy Nguyen '16
Product Manager, Business Intelligence and
Data Warehousing at Rue Gilt Groupe

Nancy Nguyen graduated from Saint Anselm College as a chemistry major in 2016. She continued her education and received a Master of Science from the University of Notre Dame in 2017. Nancy began her career in federal consulting at Booz Allen Hamilton. She worked on a diverse set of projects from improving the Veteran’s customer experience to optimizing the medical device regulatory approval process. In 2020, Nancy followed her passions for technology and innovation and pivoted into product management. She has worked for a drone start up and most recently transitioned into her new role as the product manager of Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing at Rue Gilt Groupe.


Amanda O'Donnell '11
Physician, Nephrology Fellow,
Boston Medical Center


Amanda is a 2011 graduate of Saint Anselm College where she studied biochemistry. She had known since high school that she wanted to be a doctor, combining her love of science with a desire to make a difference. After she graduated from Saint Anselm she attended medical school at University of New England where she served as Class President. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine in rural North Carolina where she was voted “Resident of the Year” by her colleagues and developed an interest in renal medicine. She is currently a first-year Nephrology Fellow at Boston Medical Center and hopes to combine her love of patient care with her interest in medical education. 

Brandon Pratt '18
Deputy Communications Director
Governor Chris Sununu


Brandon Pratt is a 2018 graduate of Saint Anselm College with a degree in Politics. A New Hampshire native, Pratt has twice worked on Chris Sununu’s successful gubernatorial campaigns, overseeing digital communications and advertising. During the 2020 election cycle, he produced Sununu’s first television ad, “Thank You New Hampshire,” which was recently awarded the American Association of Political Consultants’ Pollie Award.

As a member of the Governor’s Office, Pratt has served as Special Assistant to the Governor and in his current capacity as the Governor’s Deputy Communications Director. 


Lyndsay Robinson '14
Associate Attorney
Bernazzani Law


Attorney Lyndsay Robinson is an associate attorney at Bernazzani Law. Her practice consists of general civil litigation with a focus on family law, estate planning, probate administration, business law, immigration, and other similar fields. Lyndsay is committed to serving families in New Hampshire with compassion.

She graduated from Saint Anselm College with a Bachelor of Arts in politics and a minor in Russian area studies. Lyndsay earned her JD from the University of New Hampshire School of Law as a Daniel Webster Scholar. In addition to participating in the honors program, she served as a Warren B. Rudman Summer Fellow and an American Bar Association Janet B. Steiger Fellow. Lyndsay is actively involved with the New Hampshire Pro Bono DOVE Program actively representing victims of domestic violence and stalking. She is the Chair of the NHBA’s Gender Equality Committee and Family Law Section. She is also a member of the Trust & Estate Law Sections. Lyndsay was also recently selected to participate in the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Leadership Academy.

Juan Andres Suarez '11
Assistant Professor, Spanish and
Latin American Studies

Xavier University



Juan Suárez Ontaneda is Assistant Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies at Xavier University in Cincinnati. He examines the production of racialized discourses through performances in Brazil, Colombia, and Peru during the second half of the twentieth-century. In particular, his work focuses on Abdias do Nascimento’s experimental theater, Nicomedes Santa Cruz’s radio broadcastings, Victoria Santa Cruz’s choreographies, Delia Zapata Olivella’s dance manuals, and Manuel Zapata Olivella’s street theater. In doing so, his research underscores how their performances created a vocabulary to denounce everyday experiences of racism and discrimination in the Latin America. In May 2020, Juan obtained his Ph.D. in Latin American Literatures and Cultures at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, as well as a Graduate Minor in Latina/o Studies.

Megan Sullivan '12, DMD MD
University of Texas Health Science Center


Dr. Sullivan, a proud alum of the field hockey program, graduated in 2013. She worked until 2014 as an ICU nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital before going on to receive her DMD from Boston University in 2018. She then began her residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She obtained her MD in May 2021, and will complete residency in June 2024. During her time in residency, she has become an active leader in the Healing the Children organization, which organizes an annual mission trip to Neiva, Colombia to perform cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial surgeries.

Gabrielle Toro '17
Financial Advisor
Northwestern Mutual Wealth
Management Company


Gabi Toro is a financial advisor affiliated with Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company. Her mission is to be the strategic thought partner on behalf of her clients and create a custom financial plan to help each individual client achieve their current and long-term goals.  The intimate conversations she is able to have with her clients right after they bought their first house, had their first baby, watch that baby go to college, and eventually approach retirement bring her joy to help navigate life’s big events. Gabi runs a team of 4 with the intention of having her clients feel like they are working with a boutique family practice with the resources of a fortune 100.  One of her favorite feelings is watching her clients achieve their goals through the planning that they have worked on together.  Gabi lives in Boston with her fiancé Griffin.