Wisconsin legislative analyst Jennie Mauer was vacationing in Washington, D.C., so a number of alumni and a student gathered for Sunday brunch on August 25. In the back row from left are Kavan Kucko and Adam Lee, class of 2008. Middle row from left are Alexis MacDonald and Andria Hayes-Birchler, both 2008, and student Lilly Shields, who is wrapping up her internship at the U.S. Government Accountability Office. In front from left are Kate Nast, Carissa DeCramer and Mauer, all class of 2008, and 2009 grad Lindsay Read. She, Nast and MacDonald are all analysts with GAO. Kucko is with the Federal Reserve Board. Lee is a consultant with Deloitte Consulting LLP. Hayes-Birchler is a presidential management fellow with U.S. Agency for International Development. DeCramer arrived in D.C. this summer as a budget analyst for Rock Creek National Park, after a year with the L.P. Cookingham Management Fellowship program with the City of Kansas City, Missouri.