Four Santa Clara University alumni appeared in the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s most recent 40 Under 40 list. What for? Their relentless drive and achievement early in their careers.
Profiled by SVBJ, these up-and-coming business leaders share their motivations in playful GIFs (animated photos). These Santa Clara grads, inspired by freedom, family, future, and service join the ranks of dozens of Broncos who came before them.
Hilary Hendershott, BSC ’99 (Economics), MBA ‘11
Hilary Hendershott Financial
“Founder and CEO of one of Silicon Valley's only woman-owned and operated investment advisory firms, she has made it her mission to empower women to maximize their own resources, grow their wealth and live sustainable and healthy lives.”
Jennifer Betz, BSC ’99 (Finance)
Executive Director, Manufacturing Finance
“Last year, Betz led Maxim Integrated's strategic planning process, which brings analyses of macroeconomic trends and internal data into a cohesive form for all decision makers and business groups in the company. Senior leadership relies on the revamped strategic planning process that Betz leads to make critical planning decisions that drive the success of the company.”
Tae-Woong Koo, J.D. ’09
Senior Associate, Intellectual Property Practice
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
“As a senior associate in Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP's Intellectual Property Practice, Tae-Woong Koo works behind the scenes in Silicon Valley's technology industry to safeguard the heart of its economic vitality and cultural values: innovation.”
Stephanie Rocha, B.A. ’00 (Communication), J.D. ’09
Miller Morton Caillat & Nevis LLP
“Human resources. Real estate. And now law. Stephanie Rocha has worked to learn from her professional challenges. And her professional experience helps her immerse herself in her clients' real estate, construction and general business cases, resulting in strategic and successful results for them.”