Young Alumni Awards, 2019
David A. Curtiss '04
David is a partner in the Capital Markets Group with Kirkland & Ellis LLP in New York City. His client base includes private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, public companies, distressed investment funds, and investment banks.
Prior to establishing his career at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Curtiss worked as an associate for Shearman & Sterling LLP in Singapore, and as a legislative correspondent and systems administrator for Congressman Bill Pascrell Jr. in Washington, D.C.
Curtiss received his law degree at American University, where he served as editor-in-chief of the American University International Law Review. He graduated from Gettysburg with a degree in political science.
Lauren Elezko McNally '04
Lauren is the vice president of human resources at Comcast Spectacor, a Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment company owned by Comcast. In this position, McNally oversees human resources for the Philadelphia Flyers, the Philadelphia Wings, Philadelphia Fusion, and the Wells Fargo Center. She is responsible for employee relations, performance management, benefits, recruitment, organizational development, and leadership.
McNally has been a valued member of Spectacor since 2006. Starting as a benefits coordinator, she was promoted to various positions within the organization before ascending to the role of vice president. In addition, McNally was a founding member and the current committee chair of Comcast Spectacor Women’s Network.
McNally earned her B.A. in psychology and management. She received her MBA from Villanova University in 2010.
Elizabeth Macin Bartlett '04
Liz is the scheduler to President John J. DeGioia at Georgetown University, following many years working on Capitol Hill.
Despite her busy professional career and growing family, Bartlett has remained engaged with Gettysburg in numerous ways. She served as president of the DC Alumni Club, where for several years she helped to organize an annual tour of the White House for alumni while it was decorated for Christmas. She also participated as an admissions volunteer for the College’s Key Alumni Resource Effort (K.A.R.E.) program and as a member of the Alumni Board of Directors from 2005 to 2013, providing an invaluable perspective to the board as a recent graduate.
Bartlett graduated with a B.A. in political science and an English minor.
Edmund C. Hardy '09
As an active and engaged alumnus, Edmund has supported Gettysburg College in a variety of ways, most notably through his involvement with the Burgians of the Last Decade (BOLD) Council from 2011 to 2017. In addition, he has served on the Alumni of Color Reunion Committee and his 5th and 10th Reunion Committees.
Hardy has volunteered with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, the March of Dimes, the NAACP, and the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., where he was the youngest serving state director within the eastern region. Hardy has also been awarded The Honorary George H. Hilber Community Service Award for his work in executing meaningful community service programs as a collegiate adviser for a number of universities.
Hardy graduated from Gettysburg College a semester early in December 2008 with a degree in computer science and a minor in mathematics. He earned his M.S. in Project Management Information Security from Northeastern University.