Scholars Directory

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of nearly 700 individuals providing leadership on their campuses, in their professions, and in their communities across Arizona and far beyond.

This directory introduces Scholars from the program’s first class in 1986 through the Class of 2022, including their high school, university, and field of study. Some records—based on alumni permission—also provide information on graduate studies, career path, and current residence.

  • Sara Zervos (Knutson), Ph.D.

    Class:

    • 1987

    High School:

    • Mountain View High School-Mesa

    High School City:

    Mesa

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Economics

    Graduate University:

    University of Rochester

    Graduate Degree:

    Ph.D. Economics

    Job Field:

    Management, Business, and Finance - Executive

    Job Title:

    COO/CFO

    Organization Name:

    Pao App Inc

    City:

    Denver

    State:

    CO

  • Maggie Zheng

    Class:

    • 2016

    High School:

    • University High School

    High School City:

    Tucson

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Biomedical Sciences

    Graduate Scholarships/Fellowships

    NSEP

    Job Field:

    Management, Business, and Finance - Marketing

    Job Title:

    Head of Fundraising Strategy

    Organization Name:

    Wefunder

    City:

    Pittsburgh

    State:

    PA

  • Jonathan Zia, Ph.D.

    Class:

    • 2012

    High School:

    • Millennium High School

    High School City:

    Goodyear

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Electrical Engineering

    Graduate University:

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Graduate Degree:

    Ph.D. Electrical Engineering

    Graduate University:

    Emory University

    Graduate Degree:

    M.D.

    Job Field:

    Healthcare - Healthcare Provider

    Job Title:

    Resident Physician

    Organization Name:

    Stanford University

    City:

    Davis

    State:

    CA

  • Peter Ziegler

    Class:

    • 2003

    High School:

    • Salpointe Catholic High School

    High School City:

    Tucson

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    Mechanical Engineering

    Graduate University:

    Arizona State University

    Graduate Degree:

    M.B.A. Business Administration

    Job Field:

    Engineering - Biomedical

    Job Title:

    Product Manager, Medical Products

    Organization Name:

    W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

    City:

    Phoenix

    State:

    AZ

  • Athena Zimon (Wilson), M.D.

    Class:

    • 2013

    High School:

    • University High School

    High School City:

    Tucson

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Anthropology; Biological Sciences (Genetics, Cell and Developmental Biology)

    Job Field:

    Healthcare - Healthcare Provider

    Job Title:

    Resident Physician, Family Medicine

    Organization Name:

    University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson

    City:

    Tucson

    State:

    AZ

  • Kurt Zobenica

    Class:

    • 1989

    High School:

    • University High School

    High School City:

    Tucson

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    Economics

    Graduate University:

    California Institute of Technology

    Graduate Degree:

    M.S. Economics

    Graduate University:

    University of Arizona; Thunderbird School of Global Management

    Graduate Degree:

    M.B.A. Finance; Master of International Management

    Job Field:

    Management, Business, and Finance - Business Management

    Job Title:

    Director, Finance

    Organization Name:

    Xoc Pharmaceuticals

    City:

    Colorado Springs

    State:

    CO

  • Katrina Zwolinski (Van Santen), D.V.M.

    Class:

    • 1989

    High School:

    • Chandler High School

    High School City:

    Chandler

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Creative Writing

    Graduate University:

    Colorado State University

    Graduate Degree:

    D.V.M. Veterinary Medicine

    Job Field:

    Healthcare - Healthcare Provider

    Job Title:

    Associate Professor

    Organization Name:

    Colorado Mountain College

    City:

    Meeker

    State:

    CO