New Members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors

Congratulations to the newest members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors. 

They will join the current Alumni Association Board of Directors for its spring meeting in April and will officially take office on July 1. 

Region 2 (MT, UT, CO, WY, NM, Alberta)

Kevin Miltko '91

Owner, Dentist
Miltko & Meng Family Dentistry
Missoula, MT

Miltko, who has been a dentist for 25 years, owns his own practice, Miltko & Meng Family Dentistry. He has been the president of the Notre Dame Club of Western Montana since 2005. Miltko also has hosted numerous Hesburgh Lectures, UND Celebrations, Club Mass. He established a very popular SSLP with Inner Roads Wilderness Program of Youth Homes about 8 years ago. Miltko has learned how to operate a small club within a very large geographic area and help spread the Notre Dame message through various Alumni Association opportunities. Miltko has helped grow the club’s scholarship fund to the benefit of Montana students attending ND.

Region 5 (IA, KS, MO, NE)

Paul Drey '89

Managing Partner
Brick Gentry P.C.
Des Moines, IA

Drey is managing partner of Brick Gentry P.C., practicing primarily in healthcare and business law. He advises on entity structures, mergers and acquisitions, healthcare transactions, ACO arrangements, and regulatory matters. He has helped to set the firm’s philosophy for providing value through legal representation to clients. In addition, he serves in leadership roles on multiple professional and civic boards, including as president of the Notre Dame Club of Des Moines, a position proudly held since 2000. Drey is a Double Domer, and he and his wife, Stephanie ’89, have two sons, one of whom attends Notre Dame and lives in Dillon Hall.

Region 11 (NH, ME, RI, MA, N. CT, VT)

Michael Joyce '83

Executive Vice President/Sr. Consultant
Marco Consulting Group, Inc.
Braintree, MA

Joyce is an institutional investment consultant and served as fiduciary counsel during 28 years in the employee benefits industry. He has been a director of the Notre Dame Club of Greater Boston continuously since graduation. Joyce has served in various officer and leadership positions including chairing Leahy Luncheons and assisting with modernizing the club’s by-laws and tax status. As longtime chair of the club’s golf outing, Joyce has helped raise more than $300,000 to support the club’s Summer Service Learning Program. Joyce has two sons and has volunteered as a parent leader at their high school. Brian ’13 is currently pursuing his doctorate at ND.

Region 12 (E. PA, MD, DC, VA, DE)

Kevin Buckley '79

Hunton & Williams 
Richmond, VA 

Buckley is a partner with the firm of Hunton & Williams and the past president of the Notre Dame Club of Richmond. During his term, the Richmond club significantly increased both its membership and student scholarship fund, established a senior alumni chapter, and instituted a program to support local ACE program teachers. Buckley also has served in other church and community leadership positions, including as chairman of the diocesan school board for the Diocese of Richmond.  Buckley and his wife, Amanda ’81, are the parents of four adult children, including two Notre Dame graduates, Austin ’06 and Erin ’08.

Region 15 (NC, SC, GA)

Ellen Crowley '87 

Financial Advisor
Raleigh, NC

Crowley is a financial advisor with CAPTRUST in Raleigh, NC. She has been active in the Notre Dame clubs of both St. Louis and Eastern North Carolina, where she is currently the club president. She received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Mendoza College of Business for 2016, recognizing her leadership and commitment to the graduate alumni community and living the mission of “Ask More of Business.”  Crowley is also active with Catholic Charities, ND Women Connect, and cheering on the Notre Dame student-athletes in their ACC games and matches.

Region 17 (Florida)

Michael Martin '74 

Internal Auditor
Hernando County Clerk of the Court
Hernando County, FL.

A CPA and MBA, Martin has spent his career in internal auditing—twenty years in non-profit healthcare and a decade in for-profit business—before transitioning to county government in 2012. Martin served as treasurer of the Notre Dame Club of Greater Tampa Bay for two years before becoming president six years ago. Utilizing Alumni Association resources, he doubled the size of his club's e-mail distribution list, re-launched the club's website, installed on-line dues payment capability, and facilitated the start-up of an ND Women Connect group. He's married to Brenda Darnley Martin, ’75 SMC, ’77 M.B.A.

Young Alumni 

Meghan McMahon ’10, '13 J.D. 

Glankler Brown
Memphis, TN

McMahon is a proud Double Domer and former Cavanaugh Hall resident. She was a four-year member of the cheerleading team and served as captain during her 2L year. After graduation, McMahon worked in Academic and Membership Affairs at the NCAA’s headquarters in Indianapolis, advising member institutions on NCAA legislation and academic issues. She then returned to her hometown of Memphis to join Glankler Brown law firm, where her practice focuses on employment law and litigation. As the ND Club of Memphis’s Young Alumni Coordinator, McMahon has reenergized the club with fully revamped game watches and a new signature event series.

Senior Alumni

John G. (Jack) Leicht '74

Edward George & Associates
Indianapolis, IN

While at Notre Dame, Leicht was a member of the baseball team and a resident of the great Zahm Hall. After graduation, he joined Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis, where he held executive positions in engineering and human resources. Today, he is a Principal of Edward George & Associates, an energy consulting firm based in Indianapolis that focuses on helping owners reduce their energy usage and costs. He holds an MBA from Indiana University. Jack and his wife, Mary Kathryn Conaty Leicht ’74 SMC, are active members of Saint Luke Catholic parish and have four children: Kathleen ’01, Kevin ’05, Amy ’10 SMC and Danny ’13.

Hispanic Alumni 

Bianca Gaytan-Burrell '98

Senior Director
S&PGlobal Ratings
Dallas, TX

After graduating from Notre Dame, Bianca went on to receive her Masters in Public Policy from the Ford School at the University of Michigan. Since 2001, she has been a Dallas resident and an active member of the Notre Dame Club of Dallas as well as the Bishop Dunne High School Finance Committee. She has served on the Hispanic Alumni Board since 2014 as the assistant finance director.

International Alumni, Asia

Chun-Li (Lee) Lin ’09

Head, Business Development | Project Designer
Blink Design Group
Bangkok, Thailand

Born in Taiwan, Lee spent earlier years in NJ and IL before moving back to Taiwan and eventually graduating from an American school in Bangkok. He majored in Architecture at Notre Dame and then spent the first part of his career interning in Dubai, Pittsburgh, and Durham before moving back to Asia, stopping in Kunming and Beijing. Lee is now in Bangkok as head of business development for Blink Design Group, a luxury hospitality design practice. During his time at Notre Dame he was the president of the Asian International Society as well as an active member of the Asian American Association. He began his association with the Notre Dame Club of Beijing in 2011 before becoming president of the Thailand club in 2016.