Camillus Kenihan Eisele CW49 writes of the rather unusual accomplishment of my friend, Sonia Lippincott CW49, of Markleville, Ind. Her backyard has been certified a wildlife habitat in the Backyard Wildlife Habitat program of the National Wildlife Federation. A retired social worker, Sonia lives on the two-acre property that boasts a thriving natural wetland in the front yard and a lush wild garden in the back. She does not like mowing, is never battling weeds or trimming hedges, though she spends several hours a day tending the habitat. As she puts it, she likes Mother Nature to reign in all her wild glory I like messes; I am trying to get my lawn as small as possible.
John E. Keating WEv51 writes, I re-applied and was selected for membership in the Sigma Kappa Phi Honor Society, 50 years after graduating. The initiation ceremony banquet was held at the Inn at Penn on June 16, and was a very enjoyable and memorable evening. Guests included my wife, Dolores, and daughter Diane and her husband, Jim Geddes. Daughter Mary Ann and her husband, Bill Davis, and son, Jack Keating Jr., were unable to attend. I continue to serve as the retirement plan administrator for Reedman Corp. in Langhorne, Pa., having retired in Feb. 1989 after serving 30 years as comptroller there. I am still playing golf regularly at Yardley Country Club.
David E. Field ChE52 has been retired from Raytheon Engineers and Constructors of Philadelphia, where he was a project manager. He lives in Haddonfield, N.J., and has started a new career there making musical instruments, Appalachian dulcimers and levered folk harps; he has exhibited at many juried craft shows in the greater Delaware Valley. Would be delighted to hear via e-mail from classmates at <email@example.com>.
Donald R. McIlvain ChE52 GCh59 and his wife, Martha, have been elected to the board of trustees of The Fund for West Chester University of Pennsylvania, and he was appointed treasurer and chair of its finance committee.
Dr. Charles L. Walter C52 e-mails that he enjoys e-mail and snail mail from old College friends. He also is keen to hear from anyone interested in over-the-road truck driver traumatic stress <firstname.lastname@example.org>. A retired Veterans Affairs clinical psychologist, he and his wife, Janet, live in Johnson City, Tenn., and have five grandchildren. His son, Wesley, teaches physics at Denison University; his daughter, Bernadette, and her husband, Tracy Eells, practice and teach clinical psychology at the University of Louisville. Charles keeps active in church, in the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, and in the field of trucker stress.
William Polk Carey W53 and his firm, W. P. Carey & Co. LLC, a corporate real-estate investment-banking and net-lease firm based in Manhattan, were honored by the Newcomen Society of the United States for leadership and business success in the corporate real-estate financing industry, and his philanthropic and educational contributions. With Nobel Prizewinner Dr. Lawrence R. Klein he helped establish Penns Economics Research Institute.
Harold L. Gechtman C54 writes, In September I became of counsel to the law firm of Skoloff & Wolfe, P.C., in Livingston, N.J., specializing in family law and real-estate tax appeals. I am a member of the family-law section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and have lectured at Rutgers Law School for the Institute for Continuing Legal Education. I have written various articles including those for the New Jersey Law Journal.
Stanton A. Moss W56 is president of Stanton A. Moss, Inc., a Philadelphia-area nonferrous-scrap trading company. In November he received the Phoenix Award from the mid-Atlantic chapter of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries in recognition of his lifetime achievements in the industry. He started his career in 1956 with George Sall Metals Co., a secondary aluminum and brass ingotmaker. In 1974 he started his own company as a trader in nonferrous scrap, primarily aluminum.
Frederick Cohen W57 L60 e-mails he was recently appointed to be a U.S. bankruptcy, chapter 7, trustee.
Howard Isenberg W58 <email@example.com> e-mails, After 38 years in the packaging business I [retired] at the end of [last] year. One of the highlights of my career included developing and managing a packaging joint venture in China. My future activities will include volunteer work, travel, and spending more time with my granddaughter. My son, Alan Isenberg C01, graduated from the College last year.
Prof. Robert M. Skaler Ar59 will have his first book published early this year as part of Arcadias Images of America series. West Philadelphia, University City to 52nd Street is a pictorial history, the first in almost 100 years, of West Philadelphias development that includes many images of the University City neighborhoods as they looked at the turn of the century. He used his extensive real-photo post-card collection for the book. He has also written several articles on Philadelphia architecture for Victorian Homes magazine.
Dr. Kenneth P. Mortimer C60 WG62, Bellingham, Wash., in July was elected to the board of Puget Energy. He is president emeritus of the University of Hawaii, and had earlier served as president of Western Washington University (1988-93).
Selma Roseman Davis CW61 G62 lives in Bala Cynwyd, Pa., with her husband of 38 years, Edgar P. Davis C49. With their three children, all Penn grads, they share 11 degrees. Selma and Edgar are prize-winning freelance journalists with the local newspaper Main Line Life, which has won best paper in North America, three years out of the last five. Selmas book, Hula Kapu, a murder story set in Hawaii, was published last year by XLibris.com, and it is available in the large bookstores.
Donald J. Schneider WG61 is president of Schneider National Inc., the large North American truckload carrier based in Green Bay, Wis., and founder of Schneider Logistics, Inc. In November he was named person of the year by the Logistics, Transportation & Supply Chain Management Society of the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. He also serves on the board and executive committee of the Green Bay Packers Football Team.
Dr. Jeremy Sabloff C64, the Williams Director of University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, in July was appointed chair of a commission to review the Smithsonian Institutions scientific research and make recommendations for its future direction.
Dr. Ronald J. Schindler C64 Gr78 was invited by the World Association for Case Method Research and Application to speak to business students at the University of Vienna early this month on FDR and the Social Security Act of 1935: Assessment of Business Student Psychological Reactions to Teaching the Value of State Intervention During Crises of Capitalism. It is to be published.
Peter B. Frank W65 WG66 recently joined Daymon Associates, Inc., in Stamford, Conn., as executive vice president of finance and chief financial officer. The company is a marketer of corporate brand products and a broker of private label food products. He had retired after a 36-year career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was vice-chair, served on its policy board and management committee, and most recently, was a member of its global-leadership group. He co-wrote Litigation Services Handbook: The Role of the Financial Expert, recently re-published by John Wiley & Sons. He can be reached at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Fred Greene C65 WG67 was recently elected chair of Boyden, an international executive-search firm with 325 partners and offices in 42 countries. In addition to his role as head of the global firm, he also is the managing partner in the San Francisco office.
Martin H. Wiener W65, an attorney, is board-certified as a trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
John R. Doman C66 has joined the cast of The Wire, a new HBO series being shot in Baltimore. He is also featured with Robert DeNiro in City by the Sea, a film released last year by Warner Bros.
Dr. James S. Foley D67 writes, Ive finally retired, after 33 years of practicing dentistry. I bought a six-acre farm in Albion, Maine. It is my ultimate dream: rural, pristine, unadulterated land. I want to hike, bird watch, snow-mobile, and camp. My e-mail is <email@example.com>.
Paul C. Garner C67, an attorney, is board-certified as a trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
Jay Robert Stiefel C68 G71 <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote Philadelphia Cabinetmaking and Commerce, 1718-1753: the Account Book of John Head and The Head Account Book as Artifact, which inaugurated the American Philosophical Societys online historical journal, the Library Bulletin, vol.1, no.1, new series (www.amphilsoc.org/library/bulletin/20011/head.htm). The articles chronicle the discovery and significance of the earliest surviving account book of Philadelphian cabinetmaker, John Head (1688-1754). Jay has since lectured on his discovery to the members of the Decorative Arts Trust and the graduate students of Winterthur Museum.
Robert Balter C69 <email@example.com> recently taught a course at the section-day presentations of the Greater Philadelphia Society of Financial Service Professionals on Using Trusts as Buyers in Shareholders Buy-Sell Agreements.
Dr. Francis J. Harvey Gr69, Los Gatos, Calif., vice chair of The IT Group, Inc., the environmental and infrastructure corporation based in Pittsburgh, was named in July to the board of the Bridge Bank of Silicon Valley.
Marc D. Jonas C69 L72, a real estate partner in the Lansdale Pa., office of the Philadelphia law firm of Fox, Rothschild, OBrien & Frankel, LLP, recently appeared on the Fox News television program, Hannity & Colmes, where he discussed the Federal Religious Land Use and Institutional Persons Act of 2000. He represented a group of neighbors and a Montgomery County church in zoning disputes under this legislation.
Lorraine Schechter GFA69, a Santa Fe artist and arts educator, was hired in October as the citys arts-education coordinator. She is well-qualified for this as she has taught at all levels, from pre-school and grade school, through to the college level, having taught at Swarthmore College: I feel very deeply the need for arts education in our schools. It is as important as English, math, or science for educating the whole person. Her work has also been exhibited in numerous one-woman shows and group shows around the country, and in various public collections. And she recently completed an art-instruction book, The Book of Yes: Everypersons Guide to Becoming an Artist.
Hon. Richard B. Teitelman C69, a judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, in September was elected president of the Missouri Bar for 2001-02. He was also appointed to a one-year term as chair of the ABAs Commission on Mental Health and Physical Disability Law. And in October he received the Difference Maker Award from the ABAs Young Lawyers Division and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.
Edward M. Watters III L70, a partner in the Berwyn, Pa., office of Pepper Hamilton LLP and a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, in October was named chair of the Pennsylvania Joint State Government Commissions advisory committee on decedents estates laws, which consists of non-legislators drawn from the bench and probate bar.
Dr. Clarence C. Hoover III GEd71 <firstname.lastname@example.org> was appointed superintendent of Vineland, N.J., public schools, effective Sept. 1. The district has approximately 10,000 students and 2,100 staff members.
Hon. Charles S. Shapiro C71 was last year nominated and confirmed as the U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela.
Stephen G. Smith C71, former editor of National Journal and U.S. News and World Report, has joined Winner & Associates, a Publicis Consultants company, as executive vice president managing the Washington office.
Dr. Georges A. Fauriol G72 Gr81 was appointed in September vice president for strategic planning at the International Republican Institute in Washington. Most recently he was director and senior fellow of the Americas program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is the author or co-author of nine books and more than 50 other publications; his articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Miami Herald, The Baltimore Sun, and Foreign Affairs. He frequently testifies before congressional committees.
Bill Keller C73, Jamaica Estates, N.Y., and Lynn Steinberg are pleased to announce the birth of Jacob Benjamin Steinberg Keller on June 22. He enjoys playing with his sister, Emma (12), and brother, Sean (nine). Jake and family can be reached at <email@example.com>.
Susan Peikes Gantman CW74 G74, Narberth, Pa., is a member of the Conshohocken office of the law firm of Cozen OConnor and co-chair of its family-law department. She spoke in October at the Beth Or Synagogue sisterhood dinner on The Jewish Marriage: Keeping Our Covenants to Each Other. Prior to joining Cozen, she was a partner at Sherr, Joffe, & Zuckerman, and served as assistant district attorney for Montgomery County. A frequent lecturer for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, she is a certified instructor for the legal aspects of abuse. Active in the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, Susan is co-chair of its Women, Money, and Power lecture in April.
Aldonna R. Ambler SW76, president of Ambler Growth Strategy Consultants, Inc. in Hammonton, N.J., spoke on resilience at the annual convention of the New Zealand Speakers Association in November. She has written Bound To Make Sense and Celebrate Selling: The Consultative Relationship Way.
Mitchell Feldman C76 <firstname.lastname@example.org> e-mails, After a peripatetic career in the U.S. as an arts-marketing and media-relations specialist that included staff positions at BMG Classics, the 92nd Street Y, and Symphony Space in Manhattan, and the Vilar Center for the Arts in Beaver Creek, Colo., and consultancies with such clients as the Cultural Olympiad of the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta and Jazz at Lincoln Center and Blue Note Records in Manhattan, I moved to Italy in June 1999. I am currently active as a freelance journalist (i.e. Italy correspondent for the jazz magazine Down Beat and a contributor to the features section of the International Herald Tribune supplement Italy Daily), and also as a copywriter and translator.
Barry M. Hartman C76 had re-joined the law firm of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, LLP, as a partner to head the Washington offices environment and natural-resources practice. He was with the company from 1992 to 2000, after completing four years of service in various roles at the U.S. Department of Justice, including as acting assistant attorney general for the environment and natural resources division. From March 2000 he was senior vice president and general counsel of Horsehead Industries, Inc., the New York-based recycler of zinc products. Currently, he is also editor-in-chief of the EPA Enforcement Manual.
Joseph Yohlin C76 and Pamela Yohlin C78 GEd78 received the David Ben-Gurion Award from the State of Israel Bonds. The tribute dinner in their honor raised more than $1 million in investment capital to strengthen Israels economy.
Jay M. Levin C77 L81 is an attorney in the Philadelphia office of Cozen OConnor who serves as chair of the companys insurance-coverage department. In November he co-chaired Earth, Wind & Fire: Key Issues After a Catastrophe, a regional program sponsored by the ABAs tort and insurance section.
Joan Levin C77 is a partner in the law firm of Schwartz, Levin & Milano in New York and White Plains. She and her husband have two young sons and live in Armonk.
David J. Abeshouse C78 <email@example.com> e-mails, After resigning in mid-2000 from my partnership at a law firm where I lived for 14 years, I am in my second year of solo law practice (continuing my focus on business litigation and alternative dispute resolution), and enjoy the autonomy and the opportunity to spend more time with my wife, Daryle (a school nurse) and our 10-year-old twins, Harlan and Rachel. I also serve as president of the New York Virtuosi Chamber Symphony, a not-for-profit professional orchestra based in the New York metropolitan area, on Penns secondary-schools committee for Long Island, and as an active member of various committees in several city and suburban bar associations.
Diane Kaplan CW78 was recently named chief executive officer of the Rasmuson Foundation in Anchorage.
James Weissman C78 <firstname.lastname@example.org> e-mails he and Julia Weissman have fled Silicon Valley and relocated to beautiful Charlottesville, Va., with their son, Jonah.
Jo Beth Dudley C79 <email@example.com> e-mails, As of January last year, I was appointed associate dean at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to that I served as director of the oncology program of the UW Comprehensive Cancer Center and the UW Hospitals and Clinics. I live outside Madison, with my three children, Chris (16), Emily (eight), and Mariah (six). Needless to say, trying to keep up with three children and work doesnt leave me with much free time, but I still try to get back home (northern N.H.) occasionally to hike or ski. This past summer I had a great vacation rafting in Wyoming.
Dr. James R. Rummel V79 <JRRVMD@aol.com> is owner and hospital administrator of Camboro Veterinary Hospital, Inc., in Edinboro and Meadville, Pa.. He was recently elected president of the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Bernard Duroc-Danner WG80 Gr86, is chair, president, and chief executive officer of Weatherford International, Inc., a Houston-based oilfield-services company. In July he was elected to the board of Peabody Energy, a private-sector coal company.
Andrea Haas Hubbell C80 has been named the Connecticut Filmmaker of the Year by the Connecticut Film Commission. Her documentaries have won more than 30 film and video festival awards, including four Emmys.
Lesley N. Stone C80 <LStone@law.pace.edu> e-mails, I only have time for a quick note as I am in the middle of my first year of law school. In 1980, I received an M.P.H. from Columbia University, so I hope I will eventually find a position in health-care law. I have the best study group of all: my son, Tommy (12) and my daughter, Megan (nine). I would appreciate any words of support from anyone who got past their first year of law school.
Vickee Jordan Adams C81 in October was appointed senior managing director of the new media-communications practice of Hill and Knowlton USA, the public relations and public affairs firm based in New York. Previously she was director of corporate communications for the Dow Jones & Company. She is a trustee of the WNYC Radio Foundation and serves on the board of the Women Executives in Public Relations Foundation.
Amy Blechman-Soren W81 and Joel Soren are very happy to announce the birth of Benjamin Elliott Soren on March 14. Big sister Gerri is also thrilled to welcome Benjie into the family; they live in north suburban Chicago.
George W. Moore W81 L85, of counsel in the personal-law practice group in the Philadelphia office of the law firm Morgan Lewis & Bockius, LLP, has been re-elected to the executive board of the Southeastern Pennsylvania chapter of the American Red Cross, where he is serving a second term as chair of its public-support committee, which oversees fundraising and public relations. His practice focuses on real estate matters for high-net-worth individuals, estates and trusts, including the acquisition, sale, financing, and development of personal and business properties, with experience in counseling fiduciaries in such matters.
John D. Woodward Jr. W81 <firstname.lastname@example.org>, a Thouron Scholar 1981-83, is a senior policy analyst at Rand, a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decision-making through research and analysis. He works on national security, intelligence, and technology-policy issues in its Washington office. Previously he was an operations officer in the Central Intelligence Agency. His recent publications include Biometrics: Facing Up to Terrorism, Super Bowl Surveillance: Facing Up to Biometrics, and Army Biometric Applications: Identifying the Sociocultural Concerns.
Robert Z. Bliss W82 <email@example.com> is founder and general partner of Windmill Partners LP, a hedge fund located in New York. I am also the President of Galt Trading Corp., a day-trading firm based in Boca Raton, Fla. I live in New York with my wife, Laurie, and sons Ryan (six) and Henry (four).
Dr. Maria Pavlis Glasser EE82 <firstname.lastname@example.org> e-mails, Living in my hometown of Greenwich, Conn., and married to Dr. Steven Glasser, an internist, with two sons, Philip (five) and David (21 months). A practicing cardiologist, doing diagnostic cardiac testing (stress tests and echocardiograms) part-time. I am enjoying the balance between motherhood and career: it can be done. Would love to hear from fellow classmates.
Larry Lipoff W82 has left Deloitte & Touche and is a tax principal with the accounting firm of Weinick Sanders Leventhal & Co. LLP in New York.
Dan Carmel ME83 GME84 was appointed in July vice president for marketing and business development with iManage, Inc., a provider of Internet content and collaboration software, based in San Mateo, Calif. Previously he was vice president of worldwide marketing at Selectica, an Internet selling-systems provider.
Cantor Howard Shalowitz C83, an attorney who practices law in St. Louis and serves as vice president of the Bar Association for Metropolitan St. Louis, recently became a distinguished fellow of the St. Louis Bar Foundation. He also won the 2000 national Telly Award as the host of a weekly television show See/Hear. Chair of the ambassador committee of the Cantors Assembly, he travels throughout this country and Canada to officiate at synagogue services and lecture on Jewish music. He may be reached at <Howard@Shalowitz.org>.
Dr. Howard R. Underwood W83 <email@example.com>, formerly associate vice president and actuary at CIGNA HealthCare, has been recruited to join the management-turnaround team at Aetna Insurance Company. His new role, head of medical informatics and quality measurement for Aetna/USQA, will be based in Blue Bell, Pa., the site of the former headquarters for US Healthcare. He is the first physician actuary.
Dr. Laurie Cohen C84 and her husband, Ron Samuels, are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Brian Scott Samuels, on Sept. 4. He joins his big sisters Rachel (almost five) and Julie (three). Laurie has been living in Boston for the past 10 years, where she is on staff at Childrens Hospital as a pediatric endocrinologist.
Thomas A. Culmo C84, an attorney, is board-certified as a trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
Stephen Jacobs C84 was named in July vice president and chief financial officer of American Lawyer Media, Inc., the legal journalism and information company based in New York. He had served as vice president for corporate affairs and general counsel there since 1998.
Claude Nichols III GM84, Williston, Vt., was appointed as chair of orthopaedics and rehabilitation at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and clinical leader of the orthopedics and rehabilitation service at Fletcher Allen Health Care.
David Weiss C84 is now a writer for The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn on CBS. He lives in Studio City, Calif., with his wife, Joan, and his son, Max.
Jennifer Bilfield C85 <firstname.lastname@example.org> has been promoted to general manager of the North American office of music publisher Boosey & Hawkes. She also serves on the boards of several arts organizations, including the Music Publishers Association, and is a member of the symphonic and concert committee of ASCAP. Jenny and her husband, Joel Phillip Friedman, a composer and music professor, are parents of a vivacious toddler, Hallie Eliza Friedman (aka Hallie-mander), born July 15, 2000. The three live in New York with two very verbal parrots.
Amy Hoberman Kohrman C85 <email@example.com> e-mails, Ive been living in sunny Palo Alto for the past two years with my husband, Matthew, an anthro professor at Stanford, our daughter, Asa, and her sibling whom we expect in March. Ive been working as a manager at Art Technology Group, a personalized e-commerce software company for four years now.
Jeff Korenstein C85 <firstname.lastname@example.org> and his wife, Sandra LeBrun, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Nicole Concetta, on Aug. 22. As their first child, Nicole is quickly teaching us the fine art of childcare. Jeff is a corporate account executive specializing in IT companies with wireless provider Nextel Communications, and Sandy is taking a temporary break from her job as a high-school French teacher in Sharon, Mass. They live in Waltham, and would love to hear from alumni in the Boston area.
Allan Rimland EAS/W85 has joined First Union Securities in New York as managing director of its healthcare investment-banking group; he had previously served in a similar position with Banc of America Securities.
Kathryn Gregorio C86 has been the producer at Hancock Productions, LLC, since 1998. The company produced three 30-second regional commercials for New York City Councilmember Eva Moskowitz C86, who won her 2001 re-election campaign by a landslide. Kathryn also produced the companys most recent documentary, Exclusions & Awakenings: The Life of Maxine Greene (distributed by the Center for Media & Independent Learning, UC Berkeley). She and her partner, director Markie Hancock, produce media for nonprofit organizations and foundations.
Paul Kornman EAS86 and Sharone Frisch Kornman C86 welcome Joseph Anthony Kornman, who was born in Hartford, Conn., on Aug. 13. He joins his brother Jacob (eight) and sister Isabel (six). All live in West Hartford.
Rod J. Rosenstein W86 <Rod.Rosenstein@usdoj.gov> in September was appointed deputy assistant attorney general for the tax division of the U.S. Department of Justice where he supervises the criminal tax enforcement program. Previously he was an assistant U.S. attorney in Greenbelt, Md. Rod lives in Bethesda, with his wife, Lisa Barsoomian, and their daughter, Julia.
Deborah Hardy Telman C86 <email@example.com> e-mails, I am happy to report that I have recently been elected a partner at Winston & Strawn. I am also the very proud mom of twin boys, Nigel F. Telman II and Nicholas A. Telman, who were born on Oct. 2, 1998. The lads are fantastic and are already being groomed for Penn, Class of 2019. Their father, a Cornell grad, is trying desperately to sway them to Ithaca. Maybe we will send one to each. Despite all of my good news, I still miss the good old days of two-for-one drink nites at OHaras with my sorors.
Susan Kleinman Wechsler C86 <firstname.lastname@example.org> and Dr. Steve Wechsler D87 are delighted to announce the birth of our first child, Galia Rose Kleinman Wechsler, on May 29. We live in White Plains, N.Y., where Steve practices general and cosmetic dentistry, and I write for interior-design publications and womens magazines.
Doug Cohen C87 e-mails, My wife, Nadine (a non-Quaker), and I welcomed our third child, Benjamin Matthew Cohen, on Nov. 8. He joins big sisters Briya (three) and Adena (18 months). As you can imagine, if anyone wants to contact me at any time, I will basically be awake around the clock for the next few years. E-mails to <email@example.com> are always welcome.
Dr. Daniel M. Feinberg C87 and Dana Feinberg announce the birth of their second child, Hannah, on Oct. 29. I am clinical assistant professor of neurology at Penn and the medical director of performance improvement at Pennsylvania Hospital. I look forward to my 15th Reunion in May.
Dr. Lisa A. Freeman C87 G91 Gr95 was promoted with tenure to associate professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her book, Characters Theater: Genre and Identity on the Eighteenth-Century English Stage, was recently published by the University of Pennsylvania Press.
Robin Goodman C87 e-mails, I am very happy to announce the birth of my first two baby books, both available on amazon.com: Infertilities: Exploring Fictions of Barren Bodies (published last year by University of Minnesota Press), and Strange Love: How We Learn to Stop Worrying and Love the Market (to be published this year by Rowman & Littlefield, Boulder, Colo.).
Jeff Hack W87 recently married Amanda Brown of Scarsdale, N.Y. Participants in the wedding included Mark First W87 and Michael Gordon C87. Jeff is a managing director and the chief administrative officer of the Smith Barney unit of Citigroup, and Amanda is vice president of marketing and business development for Origin Inc., a New York-based firm that helps companies place low-income individuals in full-time jobs.
Maureen S. Loftus W87, New York, is a partner in the dispute-consulting group of Deloitte & Touche. Prior to joining the firm, she was with PricewaterhouseCoopers for almost 14 years, most recently as a partner in the New York office. She may be reached at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Ilana Long C87 e-mails she has been married for two years to Steve Blatt and living in Seattle with our wondermutt, Ruby. Im teaching high-school English and continuing to act and perform stand-up comedy. She has recorded an original folk/rock single, Our Hearts Sang America, to raise funds for the NY Firefighters Sept. 11 Disaster Relief Fund. The song is available on CD at Firedonations.com and Amazon.com. Or, to donate all proceeds to the firefighters by bypassing distribution fees, contact <email@example.com>.
Dan Petronella C87 e-mails, I have just relocated to Columbus, Ohio, to be director of financial planning and analysis for The Limited, Inc. While this is a great opportunity for me, unfortunately this also means that I have resigned as president of the Central Florida Penn Alumni Club. I was a member for nearly five enjoyable years, the last three as president. I will miss the great Penn Central Florida group tremendously, but will stay in touch by e-mail <DAPetron@aol.com>.
Leonardo Diaz GAr88 was promoted in September to design principal in its Philadelphia office of Kling Lindquist, the architectural, engineering, and interior-design firm; he joined the firm in 1998 as a senior design architect. One of his projects is the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Aurora.
Jonathan Frey W88 and his wife, Jill Frey, are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Ethan Samuel Frey, in Sydney on Aug. 24. Jonathan is a vice president with Morgan Stanley there.
Adam H. Miller W88 and his wife, Michelle, announce the birth of their third child, Tyler Jake Miller, on Sept. 19. Tyler, his brother Benjamin (three), his sister Marissa (five), Michelle, and Adam live in Armonk, N.Y.
Darby Mullany C88 and her husband, Nick Dunn, are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Margaret Mary Dunn, in Manhattan on Oct. 1, at 2:30 a.m.; she weighed 7lbs., 3oz., and measured 20 in. After maternity leave, Darby plans to return to her job as a reporter for CNBC, where Nick is the producer of the morning program Squawk Box. Baby Margaret has already visited Penn: she and her mother attended the 125th Anniversary of Women at Penn celebration at the beginning of November. They can be e-mailed at <firstname.lastname@example.org> or <email@example.com>.
Dara Grossinger Redler C/W88 e-mails, Lots of change in our family. My husband, Dan, and I welcomed our third son, Mason Cole, on June 12. His older brothers Alec (almost six) and Jansen (three) are great big brothers. Mason is sweet and happy, and we couldnt be more thrilled. After three months at home with him, I began a new job as sales and marketing counsel for Coca-Cola Fountain in Atlanta. Now with both my husband and I working for Coca-Cola, we expect our friends to be loyal Coke customers. I can be reached at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Anthony A. Arnolie W89, director of process, technology, and infrastructure and a principal with Andersen, the full-service professional-services firm, was admitted to partnership in the metro New York office in October. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, who was also admitted to the partnership, and their son, Anthony Jr., in South Orange, N.J.
Charles Baltic WG89 has joined First Union Securities in New York as a director in its healthcare investment-banking group; he had previously served in a similar position with S.G. Cowen.
Stephen L. Brodsky C89 <email@example.com> e-mails, My wife, Hilary, and I are happy to announce the birth of our second child, David Philip, on Oct. 5. Big sister, Rachel Faye (four), is happy to have a live baby doll. We live in Syosset, N.Y. Im a commercial litigator with Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal and practice in the firms New York office. Anyone, feel free to drop a line.
Bret P. Flaherty C89 was named a shareholder with the Philadelphia law firm of Berger and Montague, P.C., where he has worked since 1992. He graduated from Tulane University Law School and currently specializes in complex commercial litigation, corporate law, and consumer-protection class actions. More importantly, I have attained a 6.2 golf handicap which I expect will now increase. He lives in Center City with his partner, Helen Gym C90 GEd96, and their two children, Carina (four) and Aimon (two).
Esmeralda Galan C89 <firstname.lastname@example.org>, formerly a book editor at the American Cancer Society who worked on consumer titles, has been promoted to journals manager, overseeing the daily operations of the societys four medical and clinical journals.
Dr. Faye McMahon G89 Gr92, Tully, N.Y., a research scholar in the anthropology department of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, spoke on The Role of Folklore in the Cultural History of Protest in the Adirondack Park, at the Symposium on Protest in 19th- and 20th-Century Upstate New York, in August. Her research interests include play and festival theory, childrens folklore, and the political uses of folklore, specifically in the Adirondack region.
Jonathan E. Perkel C89 <email@example.com> is pleased to announce that he has joined his client, Site59, as vice president and general counsel. The company, named for the 59th (or last) minute in the hour, is an online travel company that uses proprietary technology to bundle airfare, hotel accommodations, rental cars and even dinner reservations or shows into inexpensive last-minute weekend getaways <www.site59.com>.
Francis Penn Steel Jr. G89 was named headmaster of Philadelphias Chestnut Hill Academy in October.
Janet Kobrin Watson C89 G89 <firstname.lastname@example.org>, her husband, Lane, and their sons, Benjamin and Timothy, joyfully announce the birth of Rosemary Ingraham Watson on Feb. 2, 2001. Once you get used to it, three kids really isnt that different from two (except you need a minivan).
John Boschetti EAS90 is with First New York Securities, L.L.C., a proprietary-securities-trading and money-management firm based in New York.
Malcolm H. Glover II C90 married Jenean M. Palmer in Hollywood, Calif., on June 30.
Jen Goldstein WEv90 opened Bladin Action, Philadelphias first in-line skate shop soon after graduating. It has expanded to bike and skate rental and service centers, sports shops, and indoor and outdoor rollerblade schools (bladinaction.com). She recently unveiled her latest enterprise, Drive Sports, located across from the Art Museum on Kelly Drive. According to Jen, if you can walk, you can roll. She has hosted the Sportschannels Kidsports, Go For It, and was featured in Working Woman, Inside magazine, Philadelphia magazine, Business Philadelphia, Philadelphia Business Journal, and in the book In-Line Skating: The Ultimate How-to Guide, by Albert Fried-Cassorla.
Dr. Kim F. Hall G90 in September became first occupant of the Mullarkey Chair in English Literature at Fordham University, its first chair in the humanities. A Renaissance scholar, she previously was an associate professor of English at Georgetown University. Her award-winning Things of Darkness: Economies of Race and Gender in Early Modern England (1995), uses black feminist theory to examine early-modern literary and historical materials. Currently she is working on two books: an edition of Othello for the Bedford St. Martins Text and Contexts series, and A Taste of Empire: Women and Material Culture in Early Modern England, which examines the cultural effects of the sugar trade in 17th-century England and its Caribbean colonies.
Jeff Hellman W90 L94 married Andrea Platner on Oct. 21. Alumni were well represented, including best man Marc Katz C/W90 and maid of honor Karen Kantor C92; also attending (and singing the Red and the Blue) were Gary Heller C88, Keith Wasserstrom W89 L92, Anurag Bhargava EAS/W89, Anthony Diana C/W90, Marc Lipiner C/W90, John Montag C90 and Erika Miller Montag C90, Alan Schwarz C90, Jodi Farkas Slade C90, Ashis Tayal C90, Ben Wilner C90, Julie Abraham C91, Renee Berman W91, Dr. Jessica Jacobson C91, Sue Moss C/W91, Heather Hersh C92, and Eliza Feuerstein Schleifstein C93. Jeff is an attorney at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York.
Lawrence Jacobs WG90 is with First New York Securities, L.L.C., a proprietary-securities-trading and money-management firm based in New York.
Dow Kim WG90 was appointed senior vice president and head of the global-debt-markets division of Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. in October. Previously he served as head of the enterprise-solutions group within the fixed-income department.
Dr. Michelle L. Mayer Nu90 <michelle_ email@example.com> and her husband, Dr. Bill Steinbach, welcomed their son, Aidan William, on Dec. 16, 2000. He got an early start (five weeks early) and weighed 4lbs. 7 oz. Hes done very well and holds his own with big sister, Amelia Grace (two). The family moved from the San Francisco Bay Area to Durham, N.C., in June. Michelle is a research associate at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at UNC.
Dr. Mark Mendel GEng90 Gr95 is a managing director and founder of RiverVest Venture Partners in St. Louis, and serves on the board of its portfolio company, Cydex, Inc. Previously he was a vice president at ARCH Venture Partners, a seed and early-stage venture fund based in Chicago, establishing a New York operations for the firm. He has worked in medical research at Penns Scheie Eye Institute, in product development (he was part of a team that developed an automated blood-chemistry analyzer for use in physicians offices), in manufacturing at Polaroid Corporation, and in software development at Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Eric Rosen GAr90 opened his own Los Angeles-based practice in 1992 (www.ericrosen.com); it is a full-service architectural and interiors studio that has completed a range of buildings (including residential, commercial, and office), video post-production, sound facilities, restaurants, and cafes. His work has appeared in several publications, received numerous design awards, and been exhibited in this country and Japan. Eric, his wife, Holly, and two young daughters live in Venice.
Lee Spiegler W90 e-mails, I recently joined eCollege, a provider of distance and on-campus online learning, as general counsel. I live in Colorado with my wife, Susie, our two boys, Jake and Hayden, and our 100lb. golden retriever, Dillon.
James W. Bucking L91, a partner with the Boston law firm of Foley Hoag in September was appointed chair of the Massachusetts Bars labor and employment law section. His A Guide for Massachusetts Employers: The Basics of Federal and State Labor and Employment Law was published last year. He lives in Needham with his wife, Catherine, and children, Grace (four) and Christopher (one).
John Ganz C91 recently changed careers. After working for four years in brand management at Colgate-Palmolive and Clorox, he has shifted into public relations: In October he joined The Corsi Group (www.corsi.com), a San Francisco public relations and advertising firm, and will divide his time between the firms social marketing and corporate PR practices. Contact him through his permanent e-mail address <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Karl Kranich EAS91 <email@example.com> e-mails that he and Liesl Kranich celebrated the birth of Anja Elisabeth Kranich on Aug. 30.
Al Meyers W91 e-mails, I was recently promoted to senior director of strategic planning at Turner Broadcasting, a subsidiary of AOL Time Warner, and I continue to be based in Atlanta. In August my wife, Elizabeth, and I welcomed the birth of our second child, Max Samuel.
Colin Watts G91 WG91 is vice president of the McNeil worldwide nutritionals division of Johnson & Johnson. He and his wife, Auriel, live in Princeton, N.J., with their two daughters. He joined the board of Young Audiences of New Jersey, a state arts-education resource.
Al Bingham C92 <firstname.lastname@example.org> e-mails, My wife, Christine Simek, and I are settling into upstate New York. We were married in June in a casual outdoor wedding in Johnstown; the invitation specifically requested no ties. Penn grads at the wedding included Ira Hillman C/W92, Samara Epstein C/W93, Christian Fletcher C93, Jennifer Heller Monness C89, and my dad (also) Al Bingham WG71. I continue to teach yoga in corporations and to individuals and groups; I can still be seen on Yoga Zone, the Health Networks daily program, and expect to have another book on yoga published within the next year by Random House. Friends and yogis: feel free to e-mail.
Dr. Carladenise Armbrister Edwards C92 GEd93 graduated with a Ph.D. in medical sociology from the University of Florida on Dec. 15. Her dissertation, A Multidimensional Approach to the Study of Prenatal Cocaine Exposure, explores the physiological and sociological influences on the behavior and development of children prenatally exposed to cocaine. She was selected to serve as a presidential management intern in the Department of Health and Human Services, where she is a public-health analyst in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration in Rockville, Md.
Debra Georgiou W92 married Kerry Buchan in October. Classmates Jennifer Lee W92, Maria Quim Morton C/W93, Meg OLeary C93, and Christine McKenna Oliver C92 joined in the festivities. Debra and Kerry had a traditional Greek wedding, complete with Greek dancing and bazouki music. They live in Atlanta.
Scott W. Hawley C/W92 e-mails, I recently published Frohes Wandern, my first collection of poetry; it is available at Amazon.com. After suffering through two years of Atlanta traffic, Portia and I have settled in Columbia, S.C. Go Gamecocks! <email@example.com>.
Allison Hoffman C/W92 was appointed in July vice president and general counsel of American Lawyer Media, Inc., the legal journalism and information company based in New York. She joined the company as assistant general counsel in June 1999.
Dr. Pierre Jalbert G92 Gr93, assistant professor of composition and music theory at Rice University in Houston, in October won the international Masterprize Composing Competition of $44,000 for his work, In Aeternam. Asked how he felt about winning, he replied, Shocked. For a composer, it doesnt get any better than this. He said he would use his prize to pay off some bills. I have two small children and many debts. He is married to Julia Lin Jalbert G91.
Brian Kaiser C92 <TheKaiser4@msn.com> e-mails, 2001 has been a wild ride so far. After a year aboard the Internet roller-coaster, we moved to Indianapolis where I have taken a position in global marketing with Eli Lilly. Most recently, Jenny and I welcomed our second son, Leo. Joey, our oldest, is excited to be a big brother. We hope that 2002 will let us catch our breath. Best to all.
Dr. Marc Lazare C92 and his wife, Amanda, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Hunter Jacob Lazare, on March 21. Marc has a cosmetic dental practice on 74th St. and Park Avenue in New York, and is on staff at NYU and North Shore University Hospital (drmarclazare.ebody.com).
Amy Fisher Lutz C92 <firstname.lastname@example.org> and Andrew Lutz W87 proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Erika Isabelle, on March 21. Big brother Jonah (two) is handling his displacement from the center of the universe with surprising grace. We would love to hear from old friends at <email@example.com>.
Laurie Kozloff Mann C92 and Monte Mann C92 joyfully announce the birth of their first child, Alexandra (Alex) Sophie, on March 20 in Chicago, weighing 7lbs. 12oz. and 19 1/2 inches. They can be e-mailed at >firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Raj J. Mehta WG92 is vice president of interactive and creative services for IJM Interactive. In October he was appointed to the board of trustees of Peirce College in Philadelphia.
Crissie Rice Ricketts W92 and her husband, Eric, are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Andrew Lewis Ricketts, on Oct. 2. Andy and big brother Owen live with their parents in Reston, Va. Crissie can be reached at <email@example.com>.
Rachel Solar-Tuttle C92 L95 e-mails, After Penn Law, I was a litigator for three years and then became a writer and editorial consultant. Now I write and do creative strategizing for Bishoff Solomon Communications, and also consult and write on a freelance basis. Im very excited about my first novel, Number Six Fumbles, which is scheduled for publication in February of this year by Pocket/MTV Books. Its a coming-of-age story set over a few days at Penn. I live in Brookline, Mass., with my husband, Matt, a partner at Perkins, Smith & Cohen LLP in Boston. I keep in touch with many alumsfrom both undergraduate and lawand have loved being a bridesmaid for several of them. My e-mail address is <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Stefanie Berry Stark C92 married John Stark at the Berry home in Nantucket, Mass., on June 30. She is a magazine editor and freelance writer who contributes to The Washington Post. An attorney, John is chief of the Office of Internet Enforcement at the Securities and Exchange Commission. They live in Washington, where Stefanie grew up.
Gary Susswein C92 e-mails, My wife, Melanie Rimler Susswein SW95, and I are proud to announce the birth of our first child, Mitchell Levi Susswein, on Sept. 26 in Austin. He weighed in at 7lbs. 2oz., and is already cute, warm, and absolutely wonderful. Mitchells godfather is classmate Michael J. Fleming W92.
Aliy Zirkle C92 was flown to Detroit in October by PBS to film a fundraiser for its series, Alaska Magazine Television. She is signed up for this years Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, beginning on March 2 in Anchorage and ending 10-14 days later in Nome on the Bering Sea. Sports Illustrated Women featured her in its November issue on Cool Women, after her victory last year. She adds Rubia, veteran of two Yukon Quests and one Iditarod, became a house dog last summer. She loves the La-Z-Boy chair.
Chris Brassell W93 e-mails, My wife, Jayme, and I are doing well in Dallas. We just celebrated our second wedding anniversary in October and are expecting our first child in March. I am still with PricewaterhouseCoopers as an HR director, and we welcome any visitors, if in the area <email@example.com>.
Michele A. Brown C93 in October was appointed senior writer in the public-affairs department of John Carroll University in Cleveland. Previously she was a television news producer and writer in Chicago, Washington, Baltimore, and Columbus.
Chad Davis EAS93 <firstname.lastname@example.org> e-mails, I was appointed executive director of the Pennsylvania Senates law and justice committee. It has legislative oversight of Pennsylvanias state-controlled liquor system and the administration of its state police. I hope the irony of this is not lost on those who know me.
Carlos M. Garca C/W93, San Juan, P.R., was recently named president and CEO of Santander Securities Corporation, the second largest securities broker-dealer in Puerto Rico.
Susan Wise Hames C93 <email@example.com> married Brent Hames in Minneapolis on Aug. 26, 2000. Alumni attending included Jillian Balis C93, Rebecca Bergman Maher Nu93, Anne Caraway Keogh C93, Susan Gorospe Curtis C93, Doug Wise W90, and Patricia Oakill Wise C90. Susan and Brent live in Minneapolis where she is a manager in Accentures customer-relationship management practice.
Debora Corrado Hunt CGS93 and her husband, David, welcomed their third daughter, Giavanna Marie, on April 25. Her big sisters, Alaina and Julianna, are thrilled that the children now outnumber the parents. Debbie is a data specialist with Merck & Co., Inc.
Dr. Jenifer Kaufmann Lehrer C93 M98 and Dr. Michael Stephen Lehrer are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Roy Lehrer, on June 8. They live in Philadelphia and are completing their residencies at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: one day they hope to get a real job <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Becky Bergman Maher Nu93 and her husband, Chris, announce the birth of their son, Braden Christopher, on Sept. 6. Becky is currently a part-time faculty member at the University of San Francisco <email@example.com>.
Dr. Jennifer Trupkin Pollak C93 and her husband, Dr. Wayne Pollak, are excited to announce the birth of our son, Julian, on Aug. 23. He was born just after I finished my ob-gyn residency at the University of Miami, and it was certainly an eye-opening experience to be on the other side as an OB patient. After a wonderful maternity leave, I started a fellowship in urogynecology and pelvic reconstructive surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Florida. Wayne will finish his cardiology fellowship this June.
Don San Jose W93 married Jennifer Tang in Oak Brook, Ill., on July 28. They had been first introduced by Brett Rowland W94, who was in the wedding party. Other alumni attending included Jim Annunziata W94, Paul-Andre Abboud C93 and Kristen Sidell GAr00, Brian Josef C93 and Meredith Grabois Josef C93, Peter Colegrove C93, Kevin Li W94, Mark Mowrey W94, Gerry Palaganas EAS95, Dawn Boutzale W96, and Andrew Lee WG03. Don and Jennifer live in New York, where he is in equity research at JPMorgan and she is an online marketing manager for People.com; his e-mail is <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Dr. Parris Wellman EAS93 GEng94 married Michelle Pohutsky Wellman EAS93 in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., on October 7, 2000, roughly eight years after meeting at Penn. Parris always said that I would have to wait until he finished graduate school and, true to his word, he asked me to marry him just a month or two before defending his dissertation at Harvard. Many of the wonderful friends that we made while at Penn attended the wedding and reception. The prize for most lengthy journey goes to Mark Smerznak EAS/W93 and Gabrielle Solarik C93, who traveled from Brussels. Other alumni who traveled from near and far to join our celebration included Jonathan Green C93, Peter Weimann MtE/W92, Ana Goco W93, Reid Oshiro EE91, Elissa Laitin EAS93, Marcel Pordes MtE93, Sukanya Srinivasan EAS93, Henry Willis C93, Amanda Myers C93, Shawn Roberts EAS93, Don Nawrocki EAS93 and Dasha Krupnova Nawrocki C95 WG01, Joe Casey EAS93, Emily Chou Yeh W93 and Robert Yeh EAS/W92, Antonio Estrella EE95, Kathleen Nguyen W00, Brinda Jadeja W93, Edward Langan W93 and Jennifer Alexander Langan C93, Annica Lin C93, Sonya Kim Park W93, and last, but certainly not least, Elizabeth Prechtel Nu93 GNu97. Everyone made the wedding complete when we all stood together and sang The Red and Blue. We live in Hillsborough, N.J., which is close enough to Penn that we can easily go and see football and basketball games. I can be reached through e-mail at <Michelle.M.Wellman.Eng93@alumni.upenn.edu> and Parris can be reached at <email@example.com>.
Amy Schulder Arn C94 <firstname.lastname@example.org> and her husband, Patrick, have moved from New York to Los Angeles. She graduated from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in June and is currently an associate in the Los Angeles office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy. He is the founder of Gotham Records, an independent record label specializing in rock.
Janice Franks Biddle Nu94 GNu97 e-mails, My husband, Chris, and I had a son on March 14. His name is Christopher Lippincott Biddle Jr. Coleen Yakow C94 (my sorority sister at Alpha Chi Omega) was doing her anesthesia rotation at HUP and was able to witness and support me during the delivery. I am a nurse practitioner at Penns Treatment Research Center. We live in Bryn Mawr, Pa.
Melinda Schlarbaum Bradley C94 married Dennis Bradley in Bryn Mawr, Pa., on Sept. 1. They live in San Francisco.
Candace Cape Cavalier C94 <email@example.com> e-mails, I recently left the Securities & Exchange Commission in Washington to move to Boston. I am practicing law at Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP. I like Boston a lot; it reminds me a bit of Philadelphia, beautiful buildings and neighborhoods. I hope the upcoming winter is gentle.
Dr. Loren Edwards Firstenberg C94 e-mails, I am pleased to announce my recent graduation with a Doctor of Psychology degree from Rutgers, GSAPP. I am now working towards psychology licensure by doing intensive individual and family therapy with adolescents who have histories of extreme abuse or neglect in southern New Jersey. I would like to thank all of my friends and family who supported me throughout my education, including the following participants at the doctoral keg party: Michael Firstenberg EAS94, Erin Norris EAS/W94, Karen Pasquale Janos C94 and Joe Janos EAS94, Keri Blaustein W92 and Rich Blaustein W92, Rob Giacopetti C94 GPU99, Keith Perry C/EAS94, and Keith Mounsey W98.
Arun Iyer C94 G02 <firstname.lastname@example.org> was pleased to announce the one-year anniversary of Criseyde Capital on Nov. 15. He started the company when he left Herzog Heine Geduld, shortly after its acquisition by Merrill Lynch. The company is named after Criseyde, the black Lab mix that he found outside of Smokey Joes in 1992, and is still as feisty as ever.
Nicole Jacoby W94 e-mails, My husband, Alex Cooper, and I were thrilled to welcome our newborn son, Gabriel Bryce Jacoby-Cooper, on Sept. 8. All three of us are doing well here in New York.
Dr. Amy Yin-Shan Lai C94 married Dr. Albert Leung C93 on Oct. 6after nine years! Good friends from our Penn days joined us during our celebration in New York. They included Sueyun Lee C94 as one of the bridesmaids, Morris Tsai W92 as one of the groomsmen, Alex Wu C/W94, Sherwin Soo C/W95, Leslie E. Marshall Jr. W93, Janet Chang Manabat W93 and Greg Manabat W92, Yen Lieu C93, Kevin Chen EAS93, Phil Chang EAS93, Jennifer Yu C94, Gregory Rush C92, Winnie Lam C94, Victor Kwok EAS95, and Dr. Dorothy Huang M00. I will be finishing my last year of obstetrics and gynecology residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx and Albert is in the middle of his urology residency at AECOM/Montefiore Medical Center. We were ecstatic to share this with so many of our Penn pals.
Thomas Lang C/W94 and Erika Quitiquit Lang C94 have left the City of Brotherly Love after 11 years. They have finally moved into a house in Silver Spring, Md., after years of apartment dwelling. He will continue his work with Legg Mason in Baltimore with its sports-industry group, while she has made the move from the Inspector Generals office in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington <email@example.com>.
Heidi Goldstein Levene C94 and her husband, Daniel, are proud to welcome their new son, Maxwell Harrison Levene, born on Sept. 20. Max is also welcomed by his many alumni relatives, uncle Whitney Goldstein C97, aunt Rachel Freedland C98, uncle Howard Levene EAS93, uncle Robert Levene EE89, and grandparents Martin Levene ME54 GME58 and Audrianne Blitz Levene G64.
Robert Maitner Jr. GPU94 <firstname.lastname@example.org> e-mails, All is going well for me in Virginia. I am still with PricewaterhouseCoopers, and was promoted to principal consultant this year. Also, I recently passed my examinations for the Certified Government Financial Manager designation. My partner, Troy Prinkey C95, and I live near Charlottesville, where he is finishing his Ph.D. in Spanish literature at the University of Virginia.
Joseph D. McGrath W94 was promoted to senior manager in the assurance and advisory business services practice at Ernst & Young, LLP, in Pittsburgh, having joined the company in 1994. He and his wife Jayne, and daughter, Sarah, live in Sarver.
David Shane C94 was promoted in September to vice president of public relations for the Eastern division of Comcast Cable Communication, Inc.; he had been director of public relations and director of programming for CN8, The Comcast Network. Joining the company almost two years ago, he has since received a Mid-Atlantic Emmy nomination and was recognized in the 30 Under 30 issue of PR Week magazine.
Mark Trachtenberg C94 <email@example.com> and his wife, Stefanie Trachtenberg, are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Jacob Matthew Trachtenberg, on Oct. 10; he weighed 6lbs. 5oz. Mark is an attorney in the Houston office of Haynes & Boone, L.L.P. and specializes in appellate litigation, and Stefanie is a speech-language pathologist in private practice.
Michael Agha W95 <Michael.Agha@SpinnakerCo.com> is a partner at Spinnaker LLC, a Boston-based venture-management company that specializes in technology spinouts. Michael wishes to send his condolences to the family of his classmate Garth Feeney EAS/W95.
Connie Blumenthal C90 e-mails, My husband, Alan Rissberger, and I have been living in North Carolina for the past six years, and this past June our beautiful boy Eli was born. I have started a new job in public health at UNC, which I am enjoying a lot. Id love to hear from old friends; you can e-mail me at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Nechelle Feaster C95 <email@example.com> e-mails, My New York-based Internet and new-media services firm is doing well, even in the economic downturn. We recently launched the re-design of BlackEnterprise.com and are in the final stages of completing a site for Bad Boy Entertainment. Weve also just launched a new small-business Web package for the entrepreneur, home-based business, or small-business ownerwhich people have been purchasing like when Play Station 2 first came out. My daughter, Madison, is seventeen months old now and is taking sign-language classes and learning Spanish from her nanny. Shes really too cute and brings me boundless joy.
Russ Fliegler C95 and Caryn Meyers C97 are happy to announce their recent engagement: they will be married in Chicago this July, with many Penn friends and family at the ceremony. Russ is a marketing manager for the National Basketball Association, and Caryn recently graduated from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and is a reporter at the Herald News in Passaic County, New Jersey. We would love to hear from Penn classmates. Please e-mail us at either <firstname.lastname@example.org> or <email@example.com>.
Sandra Kuehn C95 married Matthew Guerrieri C98 during a beautiful day in Center City Philadelphia on Sept. 8; the ceremony was performed at Holy Trinity Church and a reception followed at the Union League on Broad Street. Alumni attending included Erik Bergman C97, Kara Sandler C95, Sloane Lobach C94, Colleen Lynch C94, Dawn Kulp C95 (who sent in this note), Michael Shannon C97, Rachel Lu MacPherson W93 and Andrew MacPherson C93, Candi Dalipe W94, Caspar Bentinck C97, Hazel Imbesi C99, James Lees C98, Marcus Dahllof C97, Lori Solomon Siembieda C95 and Christian Siembieda W95, Julie Steinhouse C95, Connie Fang W95, and Dixon Gillis C98.
John W. Kung EAS95 <firstname.lastname@example.org> and his wife, Linda Chan, joyously announce the birth of their son, Tyler, on Sept. 23; he weighed 6lbs. and 15oz.
Dr. Melissa Schindel Kaplan C95 <email@example.com> married Todd Kaplan in Long Island, N.Y., on Sept. 7. The bridal party included Simone Betchen C95, Stacey Dinstell C95, and Laurie Pearl C95. Other Penn friends attending were Cara Alperin C95, Melissa Jongco Sanchez C95, Vicky Lai EAS95, Vivian Lee W95, and Andy Levinson W95. Melissa and Todd relocated to sunny Florida, where she practices orthodontics and he is a tax attorney.
Dr. Heena Katherine Yuhan Lee C95 <firstname.lastname@example.org> married Dr. Dennis Lee on May 5 in New Jersey. The wedding party included Dennis brother Jason Lee C97, Angela Wong C96, Nina Park Yim C95, Joann Kwah C98, Dr. Simon Yoo C96, and Khee Jhung Lee. Other family alumni who attended the wedding include Heenas brother James Yuhan EAS96, her cousin Dr. Joseph Yuhan C94, Dennis cousin Deborah Kim Zajkowski W86 and her husband, Jeffrey Zajkowski W87, cousin Dr. Edward Kim M93, and cousin Sara Lee W89. Alumni friends who attended the wedding include Tina Chang C97, Kitty Choi C97, William Chun C97 GPU98, June Chung C94 GEd95, Dr. Albert Han C95, Dr. Steve Han C95, Cathy Hwang C97, In Seon Hwang W97, Amanda Jones C93, Ailsa Kim W96, David H. Kim C94, Mark Kim C98, Jim Lee C97, Lien-Ha Nguyen C94, Mira Og C96, Byoung Park C99, Calandra Park C97, Jane Park C93, Suzette Peng C97, Ruby Shiau C94, John Sim C96, and Timothy Yoo C94. Heenas cousins, Dr. Timothy You M93 and Dr. Kevin Yuhan M97, and her friend, Linda Ahn Kwon SW94, attended a post-reception held in California the following week. Heena and Dennis live in Boston, where she is a pediatric resident and he is a dermatology resident.
Paolo Marciano C95 and Alana Conti EAS95 recently married in Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich. Alumni attending included Dr. Nigel Timothy C95, Dr. Alexis Wong C95, Kevin Welch C95, Alison Steinkamp C95, Oner Khera C94, Jovin Lazatin C94, Bien Lazatin C95, Cannon Ghelani EAS01, Lori Hart Mendham EAS95, Jenny Chang C97, Daryl Jacobson W93, Peter Trinh EAS92 GEng98, Rana Gupta C01, Dr. Dana Emery Gr00, Dr. Kathy Saatman GEng88 Gr93, and Dr. Nathan Smith Gr01. We are currently attending graduate school at Penn where Paolo is completing his M.D./Ph.D. degrees and Alana is finishing her Ph.D. in neuroscience.
Mayra Rodriguez Valladares G95 WG95 <email@example.com> e-mails that her company, MRV Associates (www.MRVAssociates.com), continues to expand its management and energy consulting practice. She recently appeared on Bloomberg Financial News, and other American, British, and Latin American channels speaking about the Russian-OPEC standoff.
Sofia Abdollahi Rosala C95 married Frank Rosala in Philadelphia on Oct. 19. The party lasted until 1 a.m. at the Ballroom at the Ben in Center City. Alumni in the wedding party included Marjan Ghahramani W86 and Veda Maany C95. Other alumni that helped us celebrate included Nasrollah Ghahramani C76, Michelle Feil Nu95 GNu00 and Justin Feil C96, and Hamid Abdollahi C01. Frank and I work for SEI Investments Co., which is also where we met each other. We are building a home in Valley Forge and moving in in December.
Elizabeth Rudnick C95 married Elton Parker in Cleveland on Oct. 6. Penn alumnae joining in the celebration were Jennifer Gordon C95 GEd96, Lisa Solomon Belcher W95, Rita Weintraub EAS95, Robyn Kestenbaum C95, and Jill Levine C93; Courtney Mizel W95 almost made it to Cleveland, and was there in spirit. Liz and Elton both practice law in Cleveland.
Warren A. Usatine L95 has been elected partner of the law firm of Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A. in Hackensack, N.J., where he has practiced in the commercial litigation and insolvency departments since 1995. He married Shoshana Schiff, an attorney in West Orange, at the Headquarters Plaza Hotel in Morristown on May 5.
Beth Hirschfelder Wilensky C95 married Jeffrey Michael Wilensky on Oct. 20 in St. Louis. Melanie Hirschfelder Berkowitz C93 was the matron of honor and Abby Berkowitz C2023 was the honorary flower girl.
Muhamad Afendi Md Yassin EAS95 and his wife, Farah Fazrina Abdul Rauf C96, announce the birth of our second child and first daughter, Azalea Zahra, on Oct. 7.
Paul Costa C96 e-mails, I graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in May, and now work as an environmental attorney with the law firm of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld in Washington, D.C.. Ill be moving back to Philadelphia in August to begin a clerkship at the federal district court. I can be reached at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Mike Hyoson Choi EE96 emailed [in November] that my younger brother, William H. Choi W96, will marry Jung Soo Lee in Seoul on Dec. 25. William currently lives in Manhattan where he works at Merrill Lynch as a senior research analyst, and his soon-to-be wife is a Japanese professor at a Korean college. They will live in New York, starting in January. Any classmates can congratulate him at <email@example.com>.
Sharon Luss Frank EAS96 married Matthew Frank in Marlboro, N.J., on Aug. 19. They had met on a blind date, and now live on the Upper East Side in Manhattan. They had a great time at the wedding, and highly recommend Hawaii as a honeymoon destination. The wedding party included Dr. Hanan Luss Gr73, Alon Luss EAS93, Ronny Luss EAS03, Allison Gurey C96, Susan Maslow Leferman W96, Judith Levy Nu96 GNu98, and Jennifer Lassner Rosenblum C96. Other alumni attending were Andrea Croll Freeman C95, Eric Gomberg W93, Marc Leferman C/W96, Alan Modlinger C96, Jennifer Oberstein C96, and Robyn Allen Reifman C94.
Becky Givner C96 <firstname.lastname@example.org> married Andrew Cartine in August, and they took their honeymoon in Italy. They are both computer programmers and Web developers, living and working in New York.
Dr. Benjamin Goldstein C96 e-mails, I graduated from the University of Calgarys medical school last May, and I received my Ph.D. in applied psychology from the University of Toronto last June. Currently I am an intern at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto, and will be starting my residency in psychiatry this coming July. For those with whom Ive lost touch, I can be contacted at <email@example.com>.
Amy Stuhlberg C96 <firstname.lastname@example.org> married Gordon Walker, Jr. in Sun Valley, Idaho, on July 7. She relocated from Seattle in October 2000 and now lives in Chicago with Gordon, and continues to work for the Microsoft Corporation. Alumna and friend, Abigail Wise C96, attended the wedding.
Dr. Joshua Wallenstein C96 and Rachel Bernstone Wallenstein C98 are delighted to announce the birth of Arielle Jill on Oct. 30. Josh is a resident in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center, and Rachel is a graduate student in child psychology at Montclair State University. The family lives in Englewood, N.J.
Shyanika Wijesinha C96 married John Rose in Chevy Chase, Md., on July 8. Alumni attending were Dinusha Wijesinha Dietrich C92 and John Dietrich C91, Oren Becher C96, Dave Levine C96, and Sonya Choo C97 who sent in this note <email@example.com>. The happy couple honeymooned in Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon; they now live in North Carolina.
Nilesh Bhandari EAS/W97 GEng97 married Dr. Payal Shah in Charleston, W.Va., in May. They are now settled in Northborough, Mass., where she is a resident at UMass Memorial Hospital and he is with Commonwealth Capital Ventures. Best man and brother Biren Bhandari W00 was joined by alumni groomsmen Mital Sheth C97, Samir Patel EAS/W96 GEng96, Manish Patel C87, Neal Wadhera EAS/W97, and Rajeev Shah EAS/W97. Alumni attending included Amit Patel EAS/W97, Amit Sheth W00, Anand Shelat CGS97, Anup Swamy C98, Aparna Saha C96, Cannon Ghelani EAS01, Chetan Mehta W00, Ed Zane W97, Jugdeep Bal C97, Keyur Trivedi EAS97, Latha Arla C97, Danisha Singh C98, Nealesh Shah EAS/W97, Neerali Kothari W01, Neeta Rastogi EAS/W97, Aseem Chauhan EAS/W97, Neha Patel C97, Nilam Patel C98, Nina Ghosh C98, Manish Verma EAS97, Pallavi Sharma C99 G99, Piya Saraiya C97, Anu Shrivastava C96, Roopa Bhatiani EAS97, Sachin Desai EAS96, Sagar Dalal CGS99, Urvashee Patel C98 G98, Santosh Govindaraju EAS/W97, Dr. Shashank Sheth C97, Todd Lehner W97, Vikas Godhania C97, and Vishal Ghiya W98.
Mary Ann Risavich Birgeles C97 <MRisavich@aol.com> married Joseph John Birgeles on Long Island, N.Y., on June 17, 2000; among the bridesmaids was Jennifer E. Rubinacci C97, accompanied by Szu-Po Abbott Wang W96. On April 18, Mary Ann and Joseph welcomed into the world their daughter, Alexandra Risavich Birgeles. Mary Ann graduated from the College of William and Mary School of Law in May last year.
Jennifer Jaye Cheifetz C97 GEd00 married Dr. Andrew Cheifetz D01 GEd01 in Boston on Oct. 6. Alumnae in the wedding party included maid of honor Laura Walsh C97 and bridesmaids Amy Bourne C97, Caroline Djang C97, and Nicole Wiseberg C98 GEd00 (who sent in this note). Other friends at the wedding included Karen Henrichs Nu97 (all the way from Australia), Joe Cruz C97, Brian Kaplan W97, Marc Steinberg W97, and Dr. Chris Spagna D01 GEd01. After a honeymoon in Scotland, Jen and Andrew live in Brookline; she teaches elementary school in Wellesley, and he is a resident in pediatric dentistry at Childrens Hospital.
Helaine Cooper W97 married Ari Gendason W97 in Livingston, N.J., last July. The wedding party included Jason Brenner C97, Stephanie Dubitsky C97, and Julie Simons C97, with many more alums in attending as guests. We live in New York, and would love to hear from any Penn friends at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Shana Finkel C97 married Greg Berman C97 on Sept. 30. The wedding was scheduled to take place at the top of the World Trade Center, and they were fortunate enough to have been able to relocate. Alumni attending were Dr. Stuart Finkel C68, Dr. Douglas Altchek C68, Danyelle Caeti C97, Darren Fredette W96, Kimberly Bandman C97, Jason Brenner C97, Helaine Cooper W97, Ari Gendason W97, Julie Simons C97, Alex Ferrara EE97, Matt Levine W97, Dan Finn C97, Jon Cohen W98, Gregg Murphy C98, Eric Wenke C98, Larry Sloan C98, Sara Stumpf C98, Roman Krislav EAS/W98, Nic Saidel C98, Jon Peet C98 GEng01, Craig Leoce C/W00, Scott Whalen EAS97, Austin Lieb C97, Tal Nahumi W97, and Matt Bieber W01.
Chris Hyzer EE97 GEng98 e-mails that he, Gillian Morris C97, Tim Moulton EAS98 GEng99, Ian Drummond W98, Heidi Hales C93 G94, Susie Schoppert Wallengren C93, and Kate McGeever C93 ran in the Reach the Beach relay in New Hampshire in September. With our team of twelve we ran 200 miles, slept 2 hours, drank 40 beers, and kicked a lot of ass in under 27 hours. Other updates: we all have graduate degrees, most have jobs, some of us are engaged or married, none have kids.
Kim Polan Levy C97 married Jordan Levy in Purchase, N.Y., on Sept. 8. Alumni attending the wedding included maid-of-honor Jennifer Blumenfeld C97, attendant Graham Schwarz EAS/W97, and guests Ben Hammer C98, Paula Feldman C97, Kathy Furst C97 GEd98, Jon Rebell C97, Deb Fromer C94, and Brooke Wurst C94. Kim and Jordan live in Manhattan, where she is a vice president at Citigate Sard Verbinnen, a financial and crisis-communications firm, and he is an associate in the merchant-banking division of BNP Paribas.
Ronit Lidsky C97 recently became engaged to Alex Cohen; a December wedding is being planned. She is a third-year medical student and he is a third-year M.D.-Ph.D. student at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.
Sara J. March C97 married Erik J. Greenberger at Tappan Hill in New York on Nov. 10. Alumni in the wedding party included Lauren Mann C97, Abby Rosner C97, Lara Schupack Merlo C97, and Haley Summer C97. Many other alumni were there to help Sara and Erik celebrate, including her father, Richard March C70.
Andrew McBrien C97 e-mails, I recently entered Dartmouths Tuck School of Business and plan to graduate in 2003.
Laurie A. Nestler C97 married Richard C. Williams in Malvern, Pa., on Aug. 4. She is an associate producer at NBA Entertainment in Secaucus, N.J., and he is director of operations at the GreenTree Packing Company in Passaic. There were a number of Penn friends and family present to celebrate their special day, including Nicole Cinnamon Bohorad C97 and Robert Bohorad W94, Christopher Riley C98, Sonali Shah EAS/W96, Dr. Kenneth Fordham Jr. GEd81 D82, Claudia Meer Linehan C83, David Brown EE/W98, and Quaker softball teammates Abby Shore C96 GEd98, Samantha Smithson Schmidt C97, and Lisa Zelnick C97. After enjoying a beautiful wedding and relaxing honeymoon, Laurie and Richard now live in Rutherford, N.J., and plan to soon buy a home in Monmouth County; she can be e-mailed at <email@example.com> or <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Harris Nizel C97 married Hana Brancato Nizel C98 at the Knowlton Mansion in Philadelphia on Aug. 4. The bridal party included best man Parri Spector W97, Shana Steinfeld C98, and Heidi Korn C98. Other alumni attending included Hanas father, Dr. Peter Brancato M75, Harriss father, David Nizel GEE73, Andrea Fraser C/W98, Stacie Brensilver C97, Jeff Berman C97, Jennifer Soltz Lenney C98, Henry Decsi W98, Deborah Miller C98, Rachel Rosenbaum C99, James Loveman W97, Dr. Charles Kim EAS97, Kendall Watson C02, and Dr. Murray Goodman M72. Hana and Harris now live in Miami.
Christine Tarr C97 married Christopher Chorba at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Georgetown, D.C., on Sept. 1. The wedding was followed by a reception at the Historic Car Barn, also in Georgetown. Alumni in the wedding party included maid-of-honor Francesca Cenicola EAS97, bridesmaids Meghan Burns C97, Robin Reilly C97, Bethany Rubin C98 G98, and Anna Zhuravitsky C97, and groomsman Edward Nurick C98. Among the guests were Deryn Crockett EAS95, Stuart Evans C97, and Danielle Lloyd C97. Christopher and Christine live in Santa Monica, Calif., and will practice law in Los Angeles <email@example.com>.
Amy Bauml W98 married Adam Eisner C98 on Sept. 2. The maid of honor was Debbi Bauml C00, Amys sister, the best man was Chuck Myers W98 WG99, and the bridesmaids included Julie Minder C98, Jessica Resnick C98, Audra Soloway C98, and Kyla Weisman C98. Groomsmen included Dave Aidekman C98, Alan Danzig W98, David Derman C/W99 WG99, Adam Scherr C98, Jon Singer W98, Adam Stein-Sapir W98 WG99, and Tal Zamir W98. Amy and Adam now live in Washington, where she is an equity analyst at Friedman, Billings & Ramsey in Arlington and he recently joined the law firm of Foley & Lardner, practicing securities litigation <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Rickie Brucker C98 and Jacob Broff C99 recently announced their engagement; their wedding is planned for Nov. 16.
Caroline C. Chen C98 G98 married Winston P. Chow W97 at V. Sattui Winery in St. Helena, Calif., on Sunday, Oct. 14. Alumni in the wedding party included best man Hubert Tong C97, groomsman Derek Yan W97, and brother of the bride, Henry Chen C01. Other friends and alumni attending the celebration were Mike Berry EAS97, Annie Chan C97, Leslie Chan C97, Ernest Chu EAS/W98, Terence Fung W97, Michael Jen C97, Kenny Kwok C97, Joyce Kwon C01, Hee Sop Steven Lee C97, Eric Lee W98, Edward Lee C97, Jasmine Lee C98, Jung Lee W96, Michael McElwain C01, Swee-may Ngeow C98, Melinda Nguyen Pokras CGS97 and Jeff Pokras C97, Gabriel Stone W97, Rick Wee W96, and Jamison Wong W99. We are living happily in San Francisco. Please look us up if youre in the Bay area; we can be reached at <email@example.com>.
George M. Georgelis D98, an orthodontist, has joined the orthodontic practice of Dr. James I. Heslop in Lancaster, Pa.
Jen Stanwix Reich C98 GEd99 married Steve Reich in Hatboro, Pa., on June 23. Alumni included maids-of-honor Amy Malerba C98 (who sent in this note), Jenn Strawley C98, and bridal-party members Sherryl Fodera C99, Maria Coutretsis Nu98, Kathryn McCarthy C98, Maria Diakos C98, and Emily Volz Nu98. Other alumni friends attending were Narda Quigley C99, Dawn Kulp C95, Martha Merkel Nu99, and Kari Dennis C00.
Chris Scarborough EAS/W98 <firstname.lastname@example.org> married Nicole Bohn in Palo Alto, Calif., on Sept. 29. The wedding party included Andy Kline W98, Dustin Hausladen EAS98, Ted Coons EAS/W98 and Matt Alfano W98. Other alumni attending included Colin Lang EAS/W98, Mary Woland C98, Lizzy Yee C98, Amy Ludvigson C97, Andy Kao EAS99, Pete Banks C98, Viswam Nair C98, Ananda Sen C98, Mark Landman EE98 and Lindsay Gray Landman C97, Justin Slatky W98 WG99, Ashish Shah W98, Brian Sheth W97, Adria Ferguson C97, Samantha Cohen W98, Ravi Kaza W95, Sandeep Murthy EAS/W98, and Jason Pollack C96. Chris and Nicole attended the wedding of Mark Landman and Lindsay Gray Landman at Penn on Oct. 13 as part of their honeymoon, and now live in Menlo Park. He is an investment banker with CSFB and she is a new business manager with Walmart.com.
Jolie Siegel C98 L01 e-mails, I graduated from Penn Law in May and have finally returned to Boston, to start work at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP. I would love to hear from former classmates, particularly those in the Boston area.
Brandon Slay W98, winner of a Gold Medal in wrestling at the 2000 Olympic Games, recently conducted a workshops-and-lectures tour at high schools throughout the country. I am extremely blessed and humbled to be able to inspire with some of the lessons I have learned At the end of the talks, I pull out the gold medal and tell the kids, There is a much greater gold to life than winning gold medals. And that they need to turn stumbling blocks into stepping stones. Brandon, who blew out his right knee in a water-skiing accident in June, wants to compete in the Athens Games in 2004. The rehabilitation would take nine to 12 months to complete. Its going to be tough, because that leaves only three years to get ready, he said. But I am working out every day.
Kimberlyn L. Dennis Smith W98 <email@example.com> married Michael J. Smith C96 in Newark, N.J., on Aug. 11. The bridal party included Titiana Richard W98, Nelson Telemaco C00, and Hernan Rodriguez W99. Other wonderful friends attending the wedding were Lisette Monge Telemaco C95, Clayton Virgil W97, Yuriel Layne W97, Keith Canton W97, Richard Hooper W98, Darryl Maxwell C98, Laura Korin C98, Jamal Powell W96 and Tiffany McDonald C97 (who are engaged), Clint Lawrence EAS/W99, and Wamecca Dean Rodriguez C99. Kimberlyn and Michael live in New Jersey where she is a marketing manager at Cendant Corp. and he is in his last semester at NYUs Stern School of Business.
Gwynne Givot Johnson C99 married Matthew Johnson C99 in Philadelphia on Oct. 20. The ceremony, held in Houston Hall, was officiated by Pete Segall C99. The bridal party included Sang Yoon Cha W99, Francis Englert C02, Meghan Leary C99 GEd03, Ted Mann C00, and Kori Pirouz C99. The reception was held at the Mask and Wig Clubhouse; a large Penn contingent attended, including Matthews parents, Dr. Lisa Bowen Johnson CW74 and Jay Johnson C73, his grandmother Jennie Adams Bowen NTS46, and his aunts, Dr. Anne Bowen Dannenberg CW74 and Mary Bowen Adkins SAMP79, and friends Nathan Agam EAS/W99, Gabe Aherne C99, Ryan Baber C02, Dave Baronoff C99 L02, Neha Champaneria W99, Michael Ciani W97, Maura Crowley C99, Barbara Dash Bald CW74, Chris DiMase C99, Chris DiBiase Nu99 GNu00, Tim Donza C02, Joseph Dougherty W72, Lindsey Dougherty C00, Nicholas Gianos C05, Max Goodman C01, Benjy Grinberg C00, Rich Hollman C99, Tripp Hornick C02, Douglas King C75, Jayne Williams King CW74, Jeff Klein W97, Bob Krill CGS73, Franc Marmero EAS99, Vinny Martorana W99, Craig McGettigan CGS98, Ana Mendes C99, Mark Milstein C97, Matt Molloy EAS99, Frank Mossburg W98, Parisa Mousavi C99, Max Norman C00, Bobby Palacios W00, Knox Peden C00, Priya Pujara C99, Anna Schwartz C00 M05, Jessica Schraub C00, Sarah Sneddon Nu98, Jesse Tendler EAS/W02, Adia Wiley EAS99, Elliot Williams C98, and David Zlotlow C99. Gwynne and Matthew live happily in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Kay B. Hsu EAS/W00 GEng01 married R. Brian Chin C00 in Wilmington, Del., on Aug. 18. Members of the wedding party included Jennifer Chin C02 (Brians sister), Jenny Li C/EAS00, Erin Wong EAS02, Steven Strawser C00, and Robert Schwartz C02. Alice Lux EAS02, Kristen Wermuth W02, Donald Kim C98, Jackie Wong W99, Jesse Leung EAS/W99, Karl Russo W00, Lia Fantuzzo C00, Kristy Sundjaja EAS00, Jennifer Yau W01, Wendy Chan EAS00, Luanne Wong C00, Helen Yu C98, Heidi Lutjens Nu01, and Margaret Yen C01 were other Penn people participating and assisting in the wedding. Kay and Brian now live in the San Francisco Bay Area and hope to hear from friends and classmates at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Ensign James Miranda W00 is serving aboard the U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh.
Dr. Dale E. Scanlon CGS00 and his wife, Laura, announce the birth of their second daughter, Eilyse Rhyan, on Oct. 19. Seven-year-old Cayley Megan is a proud big sister.
Sameh Mikhail W01 is with First New York Securities, L.L.C., a proprietary-securities-trading and money-management firm based in New York.
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