Kaleigh Caver, BA ’10, developed a love for hair and makeup when she was a cheerleader at Baylor. While Kaleigh was styling for a photoshoot, a model mentioned she also worked as an airline stewardess. Soon after, Kaleigh started training to become a certified stewardess with a major airline — The Styling Stewardess officially launched. Since then, Kaleigh and crew have styled countless brides, wedding party members, models, Miss Texas and Miss Texas’ Outstanding Teen contestants and other fabulous clients. Based in Dallas, the team has traveled as far as Maui, Hawaii; Carmel, California; San Miguel, Mexico; Jaco, Costa Rica and Paris, France, to achieve the perfect look for their clients. They look forward to stamping their passports with many more event destinations in the future!

David Q. Hao, BBA ’08, was appointed the head of school at Veritas Christian Academy, a Christ-centered classical community in Houston.

Aurelia Davila Pratt, MSW ’11, MDiv ’12, authored A Brown Girl’s Epiphany [Broadleaf Books, 2022]. She will be reading in the Baylor Alumni Author Talk this fall. With the powerful voice of a woman, pastor, mother and advocate, Rev. Pratt gives us the compassionate nudge and tools we need to access our inner authority. By stepping out of harmful belief systems informed by white supremacy and scarcity, we can step into healthy paradigms of abundance, liberation and power. A Brown Girl’s Epiphany is a love letter to all of us in need of guidance on our journey. Honest, vulnerable and humble, Pratt imagines a world where the walking wounded become the fully healed and liberated, where our inner work becomes the starting point for creating heaven on earth.

Austin Whitmore, BBA ’11, joined Dallas-based McGuire, Craddock & Strother as a real estate, finance attorney. Whitmore focuses his practice on a broad array of sophisticated commercial real estate transactions throughout Texas and across the country. He has extensive experience representing clients in the acquisition, development, financing, leasing, management and divestiture of commercial real estate projects spanning multiple asset classes, including office, retail, industrial, hospitality and multifamily projects. He routinely advises clients across the industry, including REITs, private equity funds, developers and other commercial real estate owners and investors.

Maj. Emily Trop, BA ’12, a graduate of Baylor’s AFROTC program, became the Air Force and Navy Programs Officer for Defense Cooperation at the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest, Romania. She serves as the primary liaison between the U.S. Air and Naval Forces and the Romanian government.

Aaron Jones, BA ’13, married Gabrielle Wudarski on June 18. They were married in Italy, surrounded by their closest friends and family.

Mitch Snowden, BA ’13, married Wynne Bieniawski on May 6 in Hockley, TX. The Snowdens live in Katy, TX.

Marie Murray, MPH ’14, returned to Baylor as a staff member. She started in July as the program and outreach manager for the Department of Public Health.

Nole Oppermann, BA ’14, is establishing .tx as the domain for Texas, through his company, Hey tx. .tx is a decentralized top level domain that’s made possible through the Handshake (HNS) protocol. .tx establishes a brand for Texas online for all Texans and Texas businesses. This is also about empowering Internet users to control their online experience. While at Baylor, Nole founded Young Americans for Liberty (BUYAL). His life mission of ensuring freedom for humanity continues through .tx

Hilary Reeves, BA ’14, and Paulo Lopez married Nov. 20, 2021. Hilary added two degrees to her BA and is now employed as a registered nurse. Paulo is employed as an architect.

Stacey L. Gilbert, MBA ’15, MPH ’22, joined Baltimore, MD-based Capsulomics, Inc. as vice president, market access on Aug. 1.

Daniel Kay, BSCS ’16, and Danae Kay, BSME ’17, of Austin, established the Community Engagement Endowed Scholarship in Engineering and Computer Science. The endowment supports students living in ECS residential college or are actively involved in ECS organizations. 

Cason Murphy, MFA ’16, received the 2022 Arts Educator Award from the Ames Community Arts Council in Ames, IA. Murphy was nominated for the award by the Department of Music and Theatre at Iowa State University, where he is an assistant professor of theatre.

Shane Fitzgerald, BA ’17, earned an LLM in Taxation from the University of California, Irvine, School of Law and was admitted into the State Bar of California. 

The Hertel Family Endowed Scholarship was established by Randall C. and Gwenn A. Hertel of Greenwood Village, CO, in support of students from the state of Colorado. The Hertels have three children: Annie, BBA ’18, Jonathan, BBA ’21, and Mary, a current member of the Baylor University class of 2022.

Sarah Foote, BSN ’18, graduated with her Family Nurse Practitioner master’s degree on Aug. 13 at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Lee Matthew Joy, BSN ’18, was re-elected to Sunnyvale ISD board of trustees in May and is recently promoted to administrator/CEO of an ASC with USPI.

Kendyl Schreiber, BS ’18, earned a degree in May from Drexel University College of Medicine. She began pediatric residency at Cleveland University Hospitals, Rainbow Babies and Children’s in July.

Ryan Snitzer, BBA ’18, graduated with his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and will return to Ernst & Young Parthenon in Dallas.

Alison Gage, BBA ’19, MAcc ’19, and Austin Weynand, BA ’18, were married in Dallas Dec. 20, 2021. Alison works as an auditor at Deloitte, and Austin is pursuing his MD at UTMB in Galveston. The couple met during their freshman year while both living in the Honors Residential College in Memorial and Alexander.

Christopher Hardister, BA ’19, was accepted to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) medical school. 

Drew Phillips, BSEd ’19, and Hannah Hill, BA ’20, married May 22. The pair met at Baylor and were friends all four years while attending the University. They began dating following graduation, and the rest is history!