A Day in the Life of #UNCAlumni at Work

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What does “A Day in the Life” of UNC alumni at work look like? Click in via Zoom for about an hour to hear from three Heels on what their current work-life day-to-day looks like, how they got there, and the rewards and challenges of their positions. Read more about Lauren Applewhite ’18, a talent acquisition consultant, Diamond McKoy ’20, a staff accountant and soon-to-be assurance associate, and Spencer Brown ’20, a senior care coverage analyst, below.


Lauren Applewhite '18

Lauren Applewhite ’18 graduated from UNC with a degree in management and society, and through various organizations and campus involvement, fell in love with the field of human resources. She currently works as a talent acquisition consultant with Private Diagnostic Clinic, PLLC | Duke Health, where she focuses on recruiting employees for both clinical and non-clinical roles at various Duke Health outpatient clinics. Lauren currently lives in Raleigh, N.C. and loves spending her free time with her six month old niece, trying new recipes to share with family and friends, and exploring new eats within the Triangle area with her fiancé.

Diamond McKoy '20

Diamond  J. McKoy ’20 is a recent graduate of UNC and Wake Forest University. She received her undergraduate in both business administration and African American studies with a minor in sustainability studies in 2020. In May of 2021, Diamond received her masters of science in accountancy from the Wake Forest School of Business. Currently, Diamond is working as a staff accountant in Winston-Salem at Tullock Management Company. In her role, she serves as a liaison between her company and their subsidiaries to create and modify budgets, financial reports, and various federal and state required forms.
In the fall of this year, Diamond will begin her role at PricewaterhouseCoopers as an assurance associate. For now, Diamond has little free time because she is studying for her CPA exams, however, her hobbies include gardening and going on spontaneous adventures.

Spencer Brown '20

Spencer Brown ’20 currently lives in Atlanta, Ga. He works for Truist Financial Corporation, formerly BB&T and SunTrust, as a senior care coverage analyst. He recently completed their Leadership Development Program in May. His senior care team provides financing and capital solutions to operators of independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities. Outside of work, he’s an avid sports fan and enjoys spending as much time outside as possible. His favorite sports are football and golf. 

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