An array of circumstances led to Nirmala Lekhak's '09, PhD, inspiration to leave her native Nepal in 2005 to study nursing. Lehkah always knew she wanted to pursue a career in the healthcare field, but, in Nepal, the medical field pathways primarily led to a career as a doctor.
As the Director of Operations for the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP), Brian Almonrode '21 MOL supported two high-profile U.S. Army-led missions while completing his final project and thesis in the Master of Organizational Leadership program.
Kubiesa is a private chef in the Chicago area, with a clientele that includes three current Chicago Bulls. Since his graduation from Chicago's Kendall College at National Louis University with an Associate's in Culinary Arts degree in 2015, he has cooked for players and coaches at the Chicago Bears practice facilities, and worked as a private chef for a celebrity family while co-authoring a pair of popular cookbooks.