Ben Mackay ’00 started a private equity firm, Long Trail Holdings, in Jackson, Wyo., in June. A former partner at Dallas-based Evolve Capital, Ltd., Mackay has also worked as a collateral asset examiner for Wells Fargo and as COO of the Rosebud Group, a real-estate investment fund he founded. ♦ Holly Brewster ’02 completed her Ph.D. at Columbia this spring and was hired for a tenure-track position as an assistant professor of education at Washington College in Chestertown, Md. ♦ In June Ryan Connolly ’07 was named Volunteer of the Year for the Catholic Schools Foundation in Boston. Active with the foundation’s Inner-City Scholarship Fund, he co-chaired the ICSF Young Leaders Committee in 2013 and 2014, leading the committee to raise more than $200,000. He is a financial advisor with the Connolly Principe Group at Morgan Stanley.