In addition to being active with SAR, our members are active in their communities, non-profit organizations, and professions. Below are just a few examples of noteworthy member highlights.
Jon S. Coulter
Pittsburgh PASSAR member Jon S. Coulter has been named an “MBA to Watch” by Poets and Quants. This is an online forum with a community of experts that share information on business schools around the world.
Poets and Quants distinguishes itself as a respected source of MBA news by employing full-time moderators and editors that publish highly-regarded web content as well as having direct connections to the faculty and staff of US and international MBA schools for their research. The moderators at P&Q review the resumes and interviews of nominees to determine their selections. Jon was nominated by the Smeal College of Business at Penn State University, where he was awarded membership in Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society and Beta Gamma Sigma Honors Society. Upon graduation, Jon became Senior Advisor, Digital Strategy for Dell Technologies in Austin, TX. Learn more here.
William P. Boswell
Pittsburgh PASSAR member William P. Boswell was recently named Section President for Pennsylvania of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.
Pittsburgh Chapter Registrar Bill Boswell was named Section President for Pennsylvania of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. This is an Order of Knighthood that has been in continuous existence since the Crusades, having been founded in 1099 at the same time as the Order of Malta. The Pope is the Sovereign of the Order, represented by a Cardinal Grand Master. The Annual Investiture of the Order was held at St Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC. Nearly 1,000 people attended the event, and some 140 were invested as new Knights and Dames or promoted to higher ranks. Bill, a Knight Grand Cross, served as Lay Master of Ceremonies for this prestigious event.
John E. B. Baldridge
Pittsburgh PASSAR member John E. B. Baldridge recently completed his MBA where his team received the coveted Investor Award and finished in the top 1% globally for their capstone project.
SAR member, John Baldridge, recently completed his MBA at the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business
and a Masters in Design for Interactions at Carnegie Mellon University where he was pursuing both degrees concurrrently. In the MBA Capstone John served as the President of his team where they earned the coveted Investor Award and finished in the top 1% globally. In graduate school, John was a two-time graduate intern at the NASA Langley Research Center where he worked on projects for the Space Mission Analysis Branch and the Advanced Concepts Laboratory. During that time, John was the founding president of both the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) Chapter at Carnegie Mellon University and the Adam Smith Society Chapter at the University of Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh PASSAR member John Carroll has recently been named a recipient of the Fencing Spirit of Sports Award by the United States Fencing Association, the national governing body for the sport of fencing in the United States.
John Carroll is a member of both the General Anthony Wayne and Pittsburgh Chapters of the SAR. He has been named a recipient of the Fencing Spirit of Sports Award by the United States Fencing Association, the national governing body for the sport of fencing in the United States. Carroll is Head Coach of Aquinas Academy Fencing Club in Pittsburgh where he has made significant strides in growing a program, offering seminars and camps to support his young fencers. Carroll is also a member of the Pittsburgh Fencer's Club.