2017 Young Alumni Awards

Alan Manning YAC 2017_PhotoAlan Manning '02

Alan Manning ’02 is the Executive Vice President at Planetree, Inc., a mission-based non-profit dedicated to pioneering methods for personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the healthcare experience. Also, Manning is Co-Founder and Vice President of Kisses from Katie, Inc., an organization dedicated to providing resources to critically ill children, their families, and the people who are dedicated to caring for them.

Manning was heavily involved at Gettysburg College, serving as Residence Coordinator; President of Campus Activities Board; Service Intern for the Center for Public Service; Program Coordinator for Sandtown Projects and Literacy Programs; and most notably, the Student Representative to the Board of Trustees. His roots have led him to hire many Gettysburg graduates over the years.

He received a BA in Psychology and Sociology from Gettysburg College in 2002. He later received his MA in Public Administration from Fairfield University in 2016.

Kimberly Wojcik '02

Kimberly Wojcik ’02 has served as a Special Agent to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) since 2007 and is currently assigned to the Counterterrorism Division in Newark, New Jersey. She has worked investigations for both violent crimes against children and counterterrorism. Her efforts have earned her the designation of a Subject Matter Expert in Domestic Terrorism.

Wojcik operated as both a Uniformed Division Officer and Special Agent in the United States Secret Service from 2002-2007. She was entrusted the critical responsibility of providing protection to the President, Vice President, foreign heads of state and their families.

She graduated from Gettysburg College with a BA in Psychology and minor in Religious Studies in 2002. While at Gettysburg, she was a member of Gamma Phi Beta, a Project Manager for the Center for Public Service (CPS), an Orientation Leader, and she participated in the Semester at Sea in 2000.

Troy Cassel '02

Troy Cassel ’02 is the Director of Special Projects at Mobile Health, an employee screening and occupational health provider for more than 300 New York businesses. Prior to joining Mobile Health, Cassel gained experience at both the American Cancer Society and Freedom House.

Cassel graduated from Gettysburg College with a BA in Political Science in 2002. He was a leader in Student Senate, the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity, and Allies, as well as a recipient of the Linnaean Award in 2001.

He has participated in the Garthwait Leadership Center Alumni Mentor Retreat, the Allies 25th Anniversary Panel, and the National Campaign Steering Committee for Gettysburg’s Unfinished Work Campaign. Currently, Cassel is serving on his 15th Reunion Committee and as an Admissions Volunteer for the College’s K.A.R.E. Program.

Fred Reimer YAS 2017_PhotoFrederick Reimer '07

Frederick Reimer ’07 is the Managing Director and Co-Founder of KWA Analytics US, an energy and commodity trading consulting and software firm. Reimer has nearly 10 years of experience working on cutting edge solutions for design, trading, risk management, logistics, and energy commodities. He has hired 10 Gettysburg students during his career.

Reimer graduated from Gettysburg College with a BA in Economics and a minor in Mathematics in 2007. He was a member of the varsity lacrosse team, President of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, and Student Senate Treasurer. Today, he serves as the Phi Delta Theta Alumni President for the greater New York City area. He has also participated in the Garthwait Leadership Center Alumni Mentor Retreat, the BOLD Council, and his 5th and 10th Reunion Committees.

He shares this recognition with his wife, Martha Reimer ’07, who has supported and inspired him to give back to Gettysburg.



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