David Sutphen '91 has moved around in different industries over the years, jumping from politics to entertainment to education. He currently works as chief communications and engagement officer at 2U, an education company focusing on providing online master’s degree programs. Sutphen was appointed to the company’s board of trustees in 2014 and remains active on the boards of nonprofit groups U.S. Soccer Foundation, GetSchooled and Business Forward.

Finding a Place Within an Education Setting

From lawyer to healthy lifestyle entrepreneur, Theo Goldin ’89 has strived to make the world a better and healthier place throughout his journey after Amherst. Chemistry turned English major, Goldin used Amherst to explore a multitude of interests on which he then capitalized on throughout his career. Goldin and his wife started Hint Water together, a $30 million beverage company that sells unsweetened, flavored water.

A Change in Direction
Goldin chose Amherst for the opportunity to study multiple disciplines and explore various passions.