Cody Pomeranz ’15
Cody Pomeranz is a speechwriter from Cincinnati. He spends his free time doing stand-up comedy and cheering on—or crying over—his beloved Cincinnati Bengals. His mother wanted eight children, his dad wanted zero. Cody's the youngest of six. He grew up wanting to be the first great Jewish NBA star. It didn't work out. But he did make his high school varsity basketball team...as the starting announcer. His only claim to fame is that he once wrote a speech for Barack Obama where the president cursed on national television. Cody's father was an Olympic boxer and skydiving instructor, so Cody plays chess and fears heights. He is currently the Director of Speechwriting at the DNC, which is another way of saying, "I don't know who's going to get the nomination, please stop asking me.
Kristin Budde is a Midwesterner who set out as an English major, but somehow ended up as a psychiatrist. Currently, she spends her days (and sometimes nights) working at Yale-New Haven Hospital’s psychiatric emergency department. She teaches residents and medical students about psychiatric emergencies, and tries to bring hope and humor to her patients on what’s often the worst day of their lives. In her spare time, she loves live storytelling, complicated perfumes, tedious baked goods, and getting outdoors (whatever that means). She graduated from the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program in 2018.