Regional Contact: 

Ellen Brandau '07, Network President



Network Notes: 

We love to network (how could we not?)! Email us if you want to learn more about what we do or how we got there.

Ellen (Lynn) Brandau is a UMW alumna from the class of 2007. She graduated with degrees in political science and philosophy, and she currently works as an attorney for the federal government. In her spare time she practices bikram yoga and spends time with friends. She is excited about establishing a larger presence of UMW alums in the DC area!

Tessa Merna is a proud UMW Alum who graduated with a degree in Economics. She currently works for PricewaterhouseCoopers as a consultant for the Analytics Hub. In her free time, Tessa enjoys exploring the city, hanging out with friends, and kickball. Tessa captains a 3-time championship kickball team during the warmer months which includes some other proud UMW alumni teammates!

Evan Stepanick '07, graduated from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary in 2010. He is now an associate attorney at the firm of Walton & Adams, P.C. in Reston, Virginia - where he has worked since graduation - and lives in Falls Church, Va. In his spare time, Evan plays on an adult league soccer team, and has a dog named Lucy that he rescued who pretty much consumes his free time.

Jay Sinha '07 is a cybersecurity and commercial litigation attorney at LeClairRyan. Jay is the founder of the UMW Legal Alumni Network, an association of Mary Washington graduates in the legal industry connected on LinkedIn. 

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