2018 PRESIDENT’S MEDAL RECIPIENTS
Linda S. McGowan '80
Linda McGowan ’80, has over 30 years of experience as a member of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Banking and Capital Markets Group. She is a member of the national office of the firm and provides technical advice on regulatory and industry-specific auditing matters. She is the author of the firm’s technical guidance and the firm’s letters on proposed rule changes. The list of industry clients she has served during her career includes Goldman Sachs; Merrill Lynch; Barclays; Angelo, Gordon & Co.; Cantor Fitzgerald; among others. She has helped develop capital savings systems and interacted with the regulators for her clients on a no-name basis. Linda and her husband, Michael ’81, reside in Bucks County, Pa., and have four children.
Joseph L. Sorbera Jr., P'08, '08
Joseph L. Sorbera Jr., P'08, '08, is responsible for growing and reshaping his family’s construction management business, which started in 1977, into an industry-leading project management and cost management organization whose client list includes global financial, banking, educational, and media firms. The firm specializes in large-scale capital projects, ensuring they are completed expertly as planned and on budget. A multi-term member of the Board of Trustees of Loyola School in Manhattan, he is a former member of the University’s Board of Trustees. He is Chairman of the Board of the renowned 115-year-old animal rescue organization, Bideawee. Joe and his wife, Diane, reside in Staten Island, N.Y. and are the parents of three children: Christina, Diana ’08 and Joseph III ’08.