Senior Chief Petty Officer Godofredo L. Agustin, 2002 AANF graduate, has recently re-enlisted for four
years while serving at Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Yokosuka, Japan.
Chief Petty Officer Michael Cahill, 2001 AANF graduate, has recently graduated from the U.S. Coast
Guard Chief Petty Officer Academy in Petaluma, Calif.
Chief Petty Officer Jeff James, 2001 AANF graduate, has achieved the rank of Chief Petty
Officer after completing the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in Petaluma, Calif.
Lori Mrusek, 2004 AAGS graduate, has been hired as Fitness Director for Colleton River Plantation
Club on Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, S.C.
Chief Petty Officer Jeffrey S. Newell, 2003 AANF graduate, completed an anti-submarine warfare
exercise off the coast of Hawaii during a scheduled deployment while assigned to the guided-missile
cruiser USS Chosin, homeported in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Petty Officer First Class Lake E. Ormsbee, 2004 AAGS graduate, participated in exercises Talisman
Saber 2005, the third annual Orange Crush and Joint Air and Sea Exercise 2005. Ormsbee is assigned to
the USS Kitty Hawk.
Anita V. Azevedo, 2003 BSB/A graduate, has been promoted to Supervisor of Imports Department at E &
J Gallo Winery in Modesto, Calif.
Lisamarie Babik, 2003 BSB/A graduate, has been named Evangelist in Residence at Menlo Innovations
LLC in Ann Arbor, Mich. Babik has also been selected to present her white paper at the 2005 Project
Management Institute Global Congress in Panama City, Panama.
Robert Bertino, 2005 BSB/M graduate, has recently accepted a Global Inside Sales position
with Symantec Corporation.
Bill Brightman, 2003 BSB/A graduate, has advanced to SQL Database Administrator for First
National Bank of Arizona in Tempe, Ariz.
Jeanne Carney, 2004 BSB/A graduate, has relocated to Hawaii and launched several new businesses.
Vince Clements, 2004 BSB/M graduate, has been promoted to U.S. National Service and Support
Manager for Philips Medical Systems Cardiac Resuscitation Solutions in Chula Vista, Calif.
John Colclasure, 2004 BSB/A graduate, has advanced to Statewide Intelligence Analyst at the
Arizona Department of Corrections in Phoenix, Ariz.
Lois Scena Copeland, 2002 BSB/M graduate, is now serving as Safety Manager with the U.S. Postal
Service in Michigan.
Rene Crow, 2005 BSB/A graduate, has recently accepted the position of System Analyst with
Children’s Hospital and Health System in Milwaukee, Wis.
Andie Dang, 2005 BSB/M graduate, has advanced to Project Accounting Manager at Epicor Software
Corporation in Irvine, Calif.
Elvyn V. Davidson II, 2004 BSB/EB graduate, has become the first University of Phoenix alumnus to
complete the intake process and be inducted into Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
Leann DeBord, 2003 BSB/A graduate, has been named eMarketing Programs Manager at Eastman
Chemical Company in Kingsport, Tenn.
Carolyn Dillon, 2004 BSB/M graduate, has accepted the position of Program Coordinator for
Enlightenment Adult Day Programs in Los Angeles, Calif.
Mark Easley, 2003 BSB/M graduate, has advanced to the National Manager of Value Added Services at
Anixter, Inc. in Reno, Nev.
Robin Eletto, 1998 BSB/A graduate, has been appointed Vice President, Global Human Resources at
Disney Publishing Worldwide in New York, N.Y.
Maelani Topasna Ellison, 2003 BSB/A graduate, has been named Staff Auditor at Westamerica Bank in
Kathy English, 2001 BSB/M graduate, has been hired as Director of Student Enrollment on the
university level in Fremont, Calif.
Anthony J. Falvo, 2003 BSB/MKT and BSCJA graduate, was recently commissioned as an Ensign in
the U.S. Naval Reserve while assigned to the United States Joint Forces Command’s Joint Public Affairs
Support Element in Suffolk, Va.
Army Reserve Sgt. Maj. Kristal J. Florquist, 1999 BSB/M graduate, has begun training at Fort Polk
in Leesville, La., in preparation for deployment to support the missions of Operations Iraqi Freedom and
Alexius Galloway, 2005 BSB/M graduate, has been promoted to the position of Buyer at the accounting
firm of Grant Thornton, LLP, in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.
Nora Garcia-Morman, 2004 BSB/ACC graduate of El Paso, Texas, was recently named Volunteer of the
Week. Garcia- Morman coaches the fourth-grade basketball team at Loma Terrace Elementary and helps
with the Junior Achievement program. She is also currently working on her Master of Arts in Education.
Joseph Gilkerson, 2001 BSB/M graduate, has been hired as Director of Human Resources of Lewis Paper
International, Inc. in Wheeling, Ill.
Kenneth Gilmore, 2005 BSB/M graduate, was accepted to the Southern New England School of Law
Elissa Gomez, 2002 BSB/A graduate, has accepted a faculty position at the university level and has
recently launched a life coaching company in Albuquerque, N.M.
Mike Greenlay, 2003 BSB/EB graduate, has re-signed for his fourth year as Television Analyst
for the NHL Minnesota Wild hockey team.
Paul Grigg, 2005 BSB/A graduate, has recently obtained Certified Purchasing Manager designation
from the Institute of Supply Management.
Shelly Hicks, 2004 BSB/M graduate, was named the 2005 Adult Learner of the Year by the College
Credit Recommendation Service of the American Council on Education.
Cindy Hill, 2004 BSB/M graduate, is now licensed by the Ohio-based Educational Kinesiology
Foundation as a Brain Gym Consultant and Instructor. Hill is also the Professional CEU Coordinator for
Cassandra S. Hoshor, 2003 BSB/ACC graduate, has joined Frank X. Spencer & Associates, Inc. in El
Paso, Texas, as Account-Controller.
Jeff Huelbig, 2004 BSB/M graduate, has recently accepted the position of Controller with CoMotiv
Systems, Inc. in Portland, Ore.
Catherine Huhn, 2005 BSB/M/MKT graduate, has been promoted to District Sales Manager for the
Valley Yellow Pages in Walnut Creek, Calif.
Jennifer Lear, 2004 BSB/A graduate, has accepted the position of Administrative Assistant
with the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists in San Diego, Calif.
Carolyn Lovell, 2005 BSB/M graduate, has advanced to Membership Services Manager at The
University Club of Washington, D.C.
Don McDonald, 2001 BSB/MKT graduate, is marking his fifth year as an Instructor at the high school
level and is teaching business technology at Globe High School in Globe, Ariz.
Scott Males, 2001 BSB/A graduate, currently teaching business and computer technology at
Yosemite High School in Oakhurst, Calif., will serve as girls’ Head Soccer Coach and Adviser for Future
Business Leaders of America.
Kevin Malone, 1998 BSB/M graduate, has advanced to General Manager of the Antelope Valley Mall in
Antelope Valley, Utah.
Valerie Manning, 1986 BSB/A graduate, has announced she is retiring after serving 11 years as
President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.
Michael Meehan, 2001 BSB/M graduate, has advanced to Service Manager for Anderson Air
Conditioning in Santa Fe, N.M.
Nikki Lopez Mendez, 2004 BSB/ACC graduate, has recently accepted the position of Inventory/Cost
Analyst for Cost Plus, Inc. World Headquarters in Oakland, Calif.
Scott Milliet, 2003 BSB/M graduate, recently received his commission as a Naval Officer after
completing Officer Candidate School at Navy Recruiting District, New Orleans, La.
Della Mitchel, 1999 BSB/M graduate, has been named Softball Coach at McCook Community College in
David Mobley, 2005 BSB/M graduate, was recently promoted to Director of Sales for the Western U.S.
Division of Orgill, Inc. in Memphis, Tenn.
Christina Moren, 2005 BSB/MKT graduate, launched a new business in Highland Village, Texas,
that markets and administers individual and small business dental and ancillary health benefit plans.
Chris Ollendorf, 2004 BSB/EB gradu- ate, has been promoted to Coordinator of Training for the
Front Desk at Walt Disney World’s Beach Club and Yacht Club resorts in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Sarah Otto, 2005 BSB/MKT graduate, has launched a new maternity and breastfeeding supply store in
Glens Falls, N.Y.
Lynn Payne, 2005 BSB/M graduate, is currently Operations Compliance Analyst with Glatfelter
Insurance Group in York, Pa.
Timothy J. Peters, 2005 BSB/A graduate, recently accepted a position with the City of West
Jordan, Utah, as Public Services Manager, supervising the Facilities, Parks and Streets divisions.
Jeanie Piep, 1998 BSB/A graduate, was elected to the United Way Dixie Board in St. George, Utah.
Lorona (Roni) Pigeon, 1998 BSBA graduate, has been promoted to Manager of the newly formed
Business Information Technologies and Services Division at Kyocera America, Inc. in San Diego, Calif.
Sarai S. Pina, 2005 BSB/M graduate, is currently Store Manager at Target in San Antonio, Texas.
Karen Plendl, 2003 BSB/M gradate, has advanced to Human Resources Manager at STS Consultants, Ltd.
in Vernon Hills, Ill.
Karen Preston, 1996 BSB/A graduate, has written a new book. Preston resides in Vail, Ariz.
Rory Prue, 2005 BSB/M graduate, has accepted the job of Emergency Medical Services Director on
the college level in Galveston, Texas.
Patty Schumacher, 1998 BSB/ACC graduate, has been named Woman of the Year by Impact for
Enterprising Women, the local affiliate of the National Association for Female Executives.
Schumacher works as CPA and Senior Accountant at Abalos & Associates, P.C. in Phoenix, Ariz.
Barbara Senefeld, 2003 BSB/ACC graduate, has accepted the position of Controller for Century 21
Scheetz Co, Inc. in Carmel, Ind.
Stacie Lynne Short, 2005 BSB/MKT graduate, has been hired by GreenPoint Mortgage Funding, Inc. in
Novato, Calif., as Marketing Communications Manager.
April Solomon, 2005 BSB/MKT graduate, has been named Senior Designer at Lamoureux Associates Inc.
in Houston, Texas.
Fabian F. Torres, 2004 BSB/M graduate, has advanced to Senior Project Analyst within the
Implementations Department at Regulus LLC in Napa, Calif.
Victor H. Valenzuela, 1999 BSB/M graduate, is currently a Police Officer with the Eloy Police
Department in Arizona.
Loan Vu, 2004 BSB/ACC graduate, has recently purchased the Acacia Salon in Phoenix, Ariz.
John Wagner, 2004 BSB/MKT graduate, has accepted a position as Western Regional Manager for
AlEn USA in California.
Sharon Warrington, 2003 BSB/M graduate, has recently been promoted to Senior National Account
Coordinator in the National Account Operations Division of IKON Office Solutions in Malvern, Pa.
Brett Weiss, 1999 BSB/A graduate, is currently CEO at Notch Novelty Company in Redlands, Calif.
Beverly Welch, 2001 BSB/M graduate, recently launched a new book about the trials and tests that
come into our lives. Welch resides in Detroit, Mich.
Craig Woolcott, 2004 BSB/M graduate, has recently accepted a promotion to the position of
Director-Employee Relations & Compliance with Quanex Corporation in Houston, Texas.
Scott Williams, 2004 BSB/PM graduate, is Creator/Co-Executive Producer of the television
documentary/reality series called Ice Dreams, airing on The Learning Channel. Williams also served as the
Producer of the Brian Boitano Skating Spectacular on NBC.
Rev. Anthony Guillen, 1995 BAM graduate, has been appointed Latino/Hispanic Missioner on the National
Church Staff at the Episcopal Church Center in New York, N.Y.
Johannes Worsoe, 1994 BAM graduate, has been promoted to Executive Vice President for Union Bank
of California, N.A. in Los Angeles, Calif.
Loretta Worthington, 2004 BSHS graduate, was among 10 substance abuse professionals from across the
U.S. to complete a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Developing Leadership in Reducing Substance Abuse
Barry Caudill, 2003 BSIT/POS graduate, has been promoted to Senior Producer at Firaxis Games in Hunt
Giot Concepcion, 2005 BSIT graduate, has accepted the position of IT Project Manager and Database
Consultant at Super Geeks in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Phil Foley, 2005 BSIT graduate, has retired from the Marine Corps and moved into the network security
field at Cybertrust in Herndon, Va.
Garry Hickerson, 2005 BSIT graduate, has been promoted to Senior Account Manager at CDW-G, Inc. in
Vernon Hills, Ill.
Ollie Lejarde, 2005 BSIT graduate, has accepted the position of CADD/Designer Coordinator with Federal
Realty Investment Trust in Rockville, Md.
Gil Moreno Jr., 2004 BSIT graduate, has been named Director of Sales Operations with Marriott
International in Omaha, Neb.
Dale North, 2004 BSIT graduate, has retired from active duty in the U.S. Air Force and joined
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency as Deputy Chief, Mission Assurance.
Alex Sheppard, 2004 BSIT graduate, has advanced to Business Analyst at Water Pik Technologies in Fort
Stan Shuck, 2004 BSIT graduate, has recently accepted the position of Senior Avaya Systems
Engineer with Ball Corporation in Westminster, Colo.
Marshall Tillett, 2005 BSIT graduate, has advanced to Programmer Analyst at GMAC Insurance in
Anthony Yaneza, 2005 BSIT graduate, was named to the position of Data Technician for Homestore, Inc. in
Sonia Ramirez, 2005 BSM graduate, has been hired as Resident Sales Associate at Coldwell Banker
Residential Brokerage in Dixon, Calif.
Leeanna Raw, 2004 BSM graduate, has been named Fire Chief of Seminole County in Orlando, Fla.
Larry Robinson, 2004 BSM graduate, has accepted the position of Information Management Officer for the
Department of Defense, Military Postal Agency in Alexandria, Va.
Jesus Luis Chavez, 1999 BSBIS graduate, has been promoted to the position of Assistant Port Director
for the Santa Teresa Port of Entry in New Mexico.
Inna Dubinskaya, 2002 BSBIS graduate, has advanced to IT Project Manager with Cisco Systems in San
Nivia Gonzales Schnieper, 2001 BSBIS graduate, has been named Manager of Business Bank of Nevada’s
Loan Production Office in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Natividad Carla Grajeda-Weber, 2005 BSBIS graduate, has joined the staff of Dolphin Real Estate in
David Matheu, 2001 BSBIS graduate, has accepted the position of Senior Consultant in the Public Sector
practice of Headstrong, A Global Consultancy, headquartered in the Washington, D.C., area.
Raul Mavis, 2005 BSBIS graduate, has been hired as IT Director for Santa Cruz County, Ariz. Mavis is
currently pursuing his MBA.
Michael Rasmussen, 1999 BSBIS graduate, is Principal Analyst at Forrester Research in Cambridge, Mass.
Lee Reedy, 1998 BSBIS graduate, recently retired from the U.S. Air Force after 26 years of service
and is currently a Satellite System Engineer on the Space Tracking and Surveillance System at Northrop
Grumman Space Technology in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Joseph Scott Shelton, 2000 BSBIS graduate, has been named Vice President in Customer Service and Support
Operations at Bank of America in Phoenix, Ariz.
Michael Villareal, 2005 BSCJA graduate, is currently a Police Officer with the Los Angeles Police
Sandra Bordelon, 2004 BSN graduate, has been elected to the Board of the Greater Houston Society of
Gastroenterology Nurses as the Director of Education for 2005–2006.
Susie Carswell, 2005 BSN graduate, has advanced to Education Coordinator at Fresenius Medical Care in
Jackie Haas, 2005 BSN graduate, has recently been promoted to Branch Infusion Manager at Apria
Healthcare in Minnetonka, Minn.
Jorge Trujillo, 2004 BSN graduate, has advanced to Mental Health Counselor for the Los Angeles County
Department of Mental Health in Los Angeles, Calif.
Clement A. Wilson, 2003 BSN graduate, has been accepted into the Birmingham School of Law.
Theresa Bauman, 2005 MAED/AEDL graduate, has been hired as Language Arts Teacher at Gateway Charter
High in Ft. Myers, Fla.
Tammara Bowers, 2004 MAED/TED-E graduate, is teaching kindergarten at an Elysian Fields school in
Bill Branca, 2002 MAED/ADM graduate, has joined Dublin High School in Dublin, Calif., as Assistant
Cindy Byfield, 2005 MAED/AEDL graduate, has been promoted to Director of Education for the National
Association of Professional Mortgage Women (NAPMW) in Edmonds, Wash.
Timothy Shawn Davis, 2004 MAED/AEDL graduate, has been named Associate Academic Dean in a for-profit
post-secondary allied-health school.
Dawn Edwards, 2005 MAED/TED-S graduate, is currently teaching art in the Lake Havasu City School System
in Lake Havasu, Ariz.
Craig Gilbert, 2000 MAED/ADM graduate, has been named the first Principal of the new Payne Junior
High School in Gilbert, Ariz.
Audra Gutierrez, 2005 MAED/TED-E graduate, has joined Globe High School as a math Lab and AIMS Prep
Teacher in Globe, Ariz.
Wm. Michael Hasch, 2003 MAED/TED-S graduate, recently accepted a new position as Assistant Athletic
Director and was promoted to Head Boys’ Basketball Coach at Park Tudor School in Indianapolis, Ind.
Janice Herchmer, 2005 MAED/AEDL graduate, has advanced to Assistant to the Vice President of
Academic Affairs on the college level in Buffalo, N.Y.
Dr. Daniel Keller, 2005 MAED/TED-E graduate, has been hired as Middle School Teacher at a large
private academy. Keller was also appointed Director of the Lay Ministers Training Center and acts as
Senior Program Coordinator for A to Z In-Home Tutoring.
Jennifer Lenzi, 2005 MAED/TED-S graduate, will be teaching fifth- through sixth-grade science at
Desert Middle School in Globe, Ariz.
Katie McCrea, 2003 MAED/TED-E graduate, has joined Toltec Middle School in Casa Grande, Ariz., as
fourth- through eighth-grade Related Arts Teacher for Life Skills and AIMS Prep.
Kevin Packard, 2005 MAED/TED-E graduate, is the sixth-grade Social Studies and Science Teacher at
Jasper County Middle School in Monticello, Ga.
Susan Rutherford, 2005 MAED/TED-E graduate, was one of 52 Certified Entrepreneurship Teachers chosen to
attend a National Training hosted by Columbia Business School.
Robert Wagner, 2000 MAED/ADM graduate, has joined the coaching staff of the Arizona State University
Softball Team in Tempe, Ariz.
Steven M. Acuna, 1997 MAOM graduate, was recently named Vice President at Washington Mutual
Headquarters in Seattle, Wash.
Alicia Howell Banks, 2004 MAOM graduate, has been hired at Affiliated Computer Systems as Workshop
Facilitator with Workforce Alliance in Boynton Beach, Fla.
William Barry, 2005 MAOM graduate, has accepted the position of Security Services Manager at Securiguard,
Inc. in McLean, Va.
Gonzalo Cordova, 2004 MAOM graduate, has been appointed Protective Security Advisor for the Department of
Homeland Security’s Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection Directorate in Las Vegas,
Eddie Dominguez, 1999 MAOM graduate, has been accepted into the Joint Doctoral Program in
Rika Felonia, 2004 MAOM graduate, has accepted a position as Nursing Education Senior Specialist for
the Progressive Care Unit at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in San Diego, Calif.
Elizabeth A. Ford, 2004 MAOM graduate, has been promoted to Program Area Director of Leadership
Development for ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families in Washington, D.C.
Lt. Col. Claudia M. Foss was awarded the Bronze Star medal for participating in Operation Iraqi Freedom
while serving at an overseas forward-deployed location in the U.S. Air Force.
Robyn Gelman, 2004 MAOM graduate, has advanced to Director of Operations for Infinite Payroll
Solutions, Inc. in Greenwich, Conn.
Mike Halle, 1997 MAOM graduate, has joined eHealthPartners, Inc.’s Executive Team as Vice
President of Consulting Services in Atlanta, Ga.
Linda M. Hicks, 2003 MAOM graduate, has joined Durham’s Partnership for Children as More At Four
Coordinator in Durham, N.C.
Wayne Lawson, 2004 MAOM graduate, has accepted a position at Langston University in Oklahoma City in
the Small Business Development Department. Lawson is also pursing his doctorate degree.
Pat Medina, 2001 MAOM graduate, Police Chief in Coalinga, Calif., is currently serving as Public
Gary Morris, 1994 MAOM graduate, is currently Fire Chief for Rural-Metro Fire Department, Maricopa and
Pinal County Operations in Arizona.
Stephen Pratt, 2003 MAOM graduate, has been named Vice President of Carrier Relations, Quality, and
Technical Claims at Crawford & Company Risk Management Services in Atlanta, Ga.
Jennifer Russ, 2005 MAOM graduate, has accepted the position of Manager of Special Events for Shands
HealthCare in Florida.
Howard Schmidt, 1998 MAOM graduate, has joined Electronic Lifestyle Integration, Inc. of Mount
Laurel, N.J., as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Patti Shatto-Young, 2005 MAOM graduate, has launched a new venture providing alternative education for
at-risk middle school and high school students of York County, Pa.
Lt. Col. Steve C. Shepard, 1997 MAOM graduate, has relinquished command of the 66th Rescue Squadron Air
Force Special Operations command at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nev. Shepard’s next assignment
will be in the Washington, D.C., area as a National Defense Fellow.
Leslee Small, 2002 MAOM graduate, has joined the Pardes Jewish Day School in Scottsdale, Ariz.,
teaching fifth grade.
Eric Sorenson, 2004 MAOM graduate, has been promoted
to Major in the U.S. Army and will become the
Executive Officer for the Nashville Recruiting
Paula Townsend, 2003 MAOM graduate, has been hired
as the Project Extended Day Coordinator in Peru,
Marjorie Trader, 2005 MAOM graduate, has advanced to
Chief Warrant Officer 5 in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Scott Wiese, 1998 MAOM graduate, has been named Vice
President of Business Development and Marketing at
Alphatec Spine, Inc. in Carlsbad, Calif.
Arlene P. Alano-Ramiscal, 2005 MBA graduate, has
recently accepted the position of Director of
Financial Aid at the college level in Honolulu,
Hawaii. Alano- Ramiscal also holds a BSB/IS degree
earned in 2002.
Kathleen Astroth, 1993 MBA graduate, has joined the
administrative staff at Stradley Ronon Stevens &
Young, LLP in Philadelphia, Pa., as Director of
Michael “Shane” Bailey, 2005 MBA/HCM graduate, has
advanced to Security Coordinator for the WellFlorida
Council in Gainesville, Fla.
Mark Barra, 2005 MBA graduate, has recently launched
an international financial consulting business in
Sandy Hook, Conn.
Ryan Bedoe, 2004 MBA graduate, returned to his
hometown of Big Bear Lake, Calif., to assume
responsibilities for the family business, All
Melissa Bojorquez, 2001 MBA/HCM graduate, has become
Hawaii Chapter President of the Case Managers
Society of America.
Dale Bolger, 2003 MBA/GM graduate, has been named
Vice President of Information Services for Oki Data
Americas in Mount Laurel, N.J.
Electra Brown, 2004 MBA/TM graduate, has been
recognized as a Technology All-Star and was honored
at the 10th Annual 2005 National Women of Color
Technology Conference in Atlanta, Ga.
Christian Buckley, 1999 MBA/TM graduate, has joined
XanGo in Lehi, Utah, as Director of New
John David Burkholder, 2005 MBA/MKT graduate, has
been promoted to Senior Regional Manager for the
K-LOVE and Air 1 radio networks in Omaha, Neb.
James Castillo, 2002 MBA/TM graduate, has been named
Interim President of the Los Angeles Urban League.
Thomas B. Cavanagh, 2000 MBA/TM graduate, currently
of Orlando, Fla., and Program Manager of a Web-based
training portal for the Florida Space Research
Institute at the Kennedy Space Center, has written
his first novel.
C. Obi Chidebelu-Eze, 2004 MBA/MKT graduate, has
recently published and released his first children’s
book. Chidebelu-Eze was also promoted to Scientist
II with Kimberly-Clark Corporation in Roswell, Ga.
Cathryn L. Craig, 2005 MBA/ACC graduate, has joined
Quality Bioresources, Inc. in Seguin, Texas, as
Hank Cominiello, 1998 MBA graduate, has been named
President of the Eastern Division of Safeway.
Cominiello will oversee the operation of Safeway and
Genuardi’s stores in six states.
Duane Davis, 2005 MBA graduate, has been promoted to
Master Sergeant. Davis is assigned to the 94th
Combat Support Hospital as Manager of the Training
and Operations section.
Bill Durney, 2004 MBA/HCM graduate, has accepted a
new position as Practice Administrator for the
Department of Orthopedic Surgery at UCSF Medical
Center in San Francisco, Calif.
Armando A. Estrada, 2004 MBA/HRM graduate, has been
hired as Corporate Director of Safety and
Health/Loss Prevention for Employers Insurance Group
in Glendale, Calif.
Matthew Fowler, 2005 MBA/ACC graduate has advanced
to Controller at J.D. Carton & Sons, an agent for
Allied Van Lines in Parsippany, N.J. Fowler also
holds a BSB/MKT degree earned in 2003.
Angela Fyfe, 1999 MBA graduate, has been promoted to
Vice President, Health Improvement Services
Operations with LifeMasters Supported SelfCare, Inc.
Susie Geiger, 2002 MBA graduate, is currently the
Public Affairs Manager for Occidental Petroleum in
Elk Hills, Calif., and 2005–2006 President of the
Rotary Club of Taft.
Glenda Gill, 2004 MBA graduate, was promoted to the
rank of Major in the U.S. Army.
Shenell Gilliam-Rodgers, 2004 MBA graduate, has been
hired as Reimbursement Specialist at Regional
Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn.
Steve Goranson, 2005 MBA graduate, has opened a
local office of Action International Business
Coaching in Jacksonville, Fla.
Seleeda Grantum, 2004 MBA graduate, has been
promoted to Chair, General Education Studies at a
technical institute in Richmond, Va.
Greg Gudorf, 2002 MBA/GM graduate, has been named
President and COO at Digeo, Inc. in Kirkland, Wash.
August Hauschild, 2004 MBA graduate, has been
promoted to Assistant Vice President of the
Bernstein Private Client Unit of Alliance Capital in
the Private Client New Accounts Compliance
Department in New York, N.Y.
Michael Hodin, 2005 MBA graduate, has accepted a
position as Corporate Manager of VIP Technologies,
Harrah’s Entertainment-Loyalty Marketing.
Lani Horowitz, 2002 MBA graduate, has completed two
years of service as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in
Gary Hudson, 1992 MBA graduate, is carrying on his
family tradition of farming in Hindsboro, Ill.
Hudson is the third generation on the family’s
Centennial Farm, a grain and livestock operation.
Victoria Jacobs, 2004 MBA/GM graduate, has been
promoted to Director, New Product Development for
AccuStandard, where she oversees the Technical
Service, Advertising and Marketing departments for
both domestic and international business.
John Johnson, 1997 MBA/TM graduate, has joined
McShane Construction Corp. in Phoenix, Ariz., as
Chris Joiner, 2005 MBA/GM graduate, has advanced to
the position of Senior Consultant in the Revenue
Cycle Sales Group for the Cerner Corporation in
Kansas City, Mo.
Victoria Kidd, 2004 MBA graduate, has accepted the
position of Contracts Manager for Georgetown
University in Washington, D.C.
Samuel Kyker, 2005 MBA/MKT graduate, has been hired
as a Senior Buyer for Steak n Shake Corporate
Offices in Indianapolis, Ind.
Jonathan Kovach, 2004 MBA graduate, has joined
Viasys Pulmonetic Systems, Inc., located in
Plymouth, Minn., as Vice President of Quality
Assurance and Regulatory Affairs.
Brett Lane, 2004 MBA/MKT graduate, has become a team
member at eMergent Marketing, a Cleveland-based
search engine optimization and conversion company.
James Laughridge, 2000 MBA/GM graduate, retired in
June 2005 as a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army
after more than 20 years of service. Laughridge is
currently Senior National Security Policy Analyst
for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
in Washington, D.C.
Michelle Laferriere, 2005 MBA/GM graduate, has
launched a new online specialty food product company
in Bethel, Vt.
Jamie Lindo, 2005 MBA/ACC graduate, has been
promoted to Assistant Accounting Manager for Kwal
Howells Incorporated in Denver, Colo.
Kristen Lowers, 2004 MBA/TM graduate, has advanced
to Product Service Manager in the citrus division of
Danisco in Lakeland, Fla.
Lyzona Marshall, 2003 MBA graduate, has accepted the
position of Manager for the National Education
Center for Women in Business (NECWB) in Pittsburgh,
William Moran, 2005 MBA/GM graduate, was recently
hired by Brass LNG Limited as the IT Operations
Bradley Morris, 1995 MBA graduate, has been named
Vice President of Logistics at NuSkin in Provo,
Utah. Morris also holds a BSBA earned in 1992.
Robert Mudd, 2005 MBA graduate, is the new General
Manager at Ute Mountain Casino Hotel Resort in
George Murray, 2000 MBA graduate, has recently
accepted the position of Plant Manager at
Electrochem in Canton, Mass.
Jim Nickerson, 1997 MBA graduate, has been appointed
President and CEO at Clandan Corporation in Del Mar,
Mike Oboczky, 2005 MBA graduate, has been promoted
to Director of Global Service Planning for Hitachi
Data Systems in San Diego, Calif.
Marsha Gardner Oliver, 2001 MBA graduate and General
Director of Communications for Duval County Public
Schools, appears twice monthly on “The Buzz” on
WJXT’s Morning Show in Jacksonville, Fla.
Christopher Owens, 1997 MBA graduate, has been named
Vice President Worldwide Marketing at MicroVention,
Inc. in Aliso Viejo, Calif.
David Potter, 2004 MBA/HCM graduate, has accepted a
position as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
in the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington
University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo.
Elaine Revilla, 2004 MBA/GM graduate, has advanced
to Office Manager at American Healthways-Hawaii Care
Andre Wendell Rho Dess, 2005 MBA/GM graduate, has
accepted the position of Senior Buyer at Danaher
Sensors and Controls in Lancaster, S.C.
Paul Ritzdorf, 1997 MBA graduate, has joined PRB Gas
Transportation, Inc. in Denver, Colo., as Director
of Business Development.
Joseph Michael Shin, 2004 MBA graduate, has advanced
to Senior Financial Analyst with Covenant Health
System in Lubbock, Texas.
Jim Shubnell, 2004 MBA/HCM graduate, has accepted
the position of Senior Occupational Health Nurse at
Joseph Smalz, 2003 MBA/GM graduate, has been
promoted to Service Coordinator at Progress Energy
in Buena Vista, Fla.
Shirley Soden, 2005 MBA/HCM graduate, has been hired
by St. Luke’s Medical Center, Phoenix, Ariz., as
Linda Suszczynski, 2005 MBA graduate, has accepted
the position of Manager, Internal Audit, Cablevision
Systems Corporation in Bethpage, N.Y.
Dale Swanson, 2005 MBA/TM graduate, has been named
CEO of Global Parcel Services LLC and
LowerMyShippingCosts.com in Phoenix, Ariz.
Debra Tamayo, 2004 MBA/TM graduate, is a Procurement
Technician at Defense Contract Management Agency in
Tyler Werneke, 2005 MBA/GM graduate, has accepted a
promotion to Liaison Purchasing Manager for
Peterbilt Motors Company in Denton, Texas.
Allen Williams, 2004 MBA graduate, has advanced to
Sales Manager for the North America County Tubular
Goods division of V & M Tubes in Houston, Texas.
Mitch Williams, 1994 MBA graduate, has been
appointed Vice President of Sales at Pacific Edge
Software in Bellevue, Wash.
John Cerilli, 1989 MAM/HROB graduate, has been
appointed Vice President of Global Sales and
Marketing for AXT, Inc. in Fremont, Calif.
Jim Passamonte, 2005 MC graduate, responded to the
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) alert
for Mental Health Counselors in the wake of
Hurricane Katrina. His assignment was from Sept. 18,
2005 to Oct. 3, 2005.
Tony Slaton, 2004 MC/MFCC graduate, has been named
Executive Director at the Boys and Girls Club of
Merced County. Slaton manages the club at McCombs
Youth Center in Merced and also the satellite clubs
in Winton and Atwater.
Donald Banning, 2004 MSCIS graduate, has been hired
as Chief Information Officer for the
Indianapolis-Marion County Information Services
Leah Brown, 2004 MSCIS graduate, was recently
promoted to Acquisition Manager for Tybrin
Corporation at Edwards AFB, Calif.
James Cook, 2003 MSCIS graduate, has advanced to
President of Advanced Data Services, Inc. in
Misty (Beelman) Dion, 2001 MSCIS graduate, is
currently Database Manager for the American Society
for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Oakbrook, Ill.
Alexander Enverga, 2005 MSCIS graduate, has accepted
a position as a College Super Tutor. Enverga is also
employed as an Assistant Chief Operating Engineer
with the City of Chicago’s Department of Water
John Heck, 2003 MSCIS graduate, has advanced to
Facilities and Office Manager for Jawood Management
Associates in Troy, Mich.
Mark A. Jones, 2000 MSCIS graduate, has launched a
new business in Charlotte, N.C., that creates
Web-related software and Flash templates.
Shirley Sartin, 2005 MSCIS graduate, has received
the Project Management Professional Certification.
Essien J. Ukoidemabia, 2003 MSCIS graduate, has been
appointed Director of the State of Alaska Health
Insurance Assistance Program in Anchorage, Alaska.
Steve Vodhanel, 2004 MSCIS graduate, has accepted
the position of Education Support Specialist on the
university level in California. Vodhanel will
completely support IT technology for a new School of
Mary Bjorklund, 2004 MSN graduate, has been named
Associate Professor of Nursing at the college level
in Houston, Texas.
Rhonda Brogdon, 2004 MSN graduate, has been
appointed Instructor of Nursing-Medical/Surgical at
the university level in Florence, S.C.
Yolanda A. Carbonetta, 2004 MSN graduate, has
accepted the position of Clinical Educator, Director
of Staff Development of the Transitional Care & Sub
Acute units of San Gabriel Valley Medical Center in
San Gabriel, Calif.
Lynette Cook, 2005 MSN graduate, has advanced to
Lead Nurse at Phoenix Elementary School District #1.
Lisa Courcy, 2005 MSN graduate, has been named
Assistant Professor, teaching maternal-newborn and
community health on the college level.
Stephanie Foster, 2003 MSN graduate, has been
appointed Chief Nursing Officer at Longview Regional
Medical Center in Longview, Texas.
Kimberly Isler, 2002 MSN graduate, has joined Mount
Clemens General Hospital, Detroit, Mich., as
Clinical Nurse Specialist in Oncology.
Debbie Pierce, 2004 MSN graduate, has advanced to
Emergency Department Manager at Battle Creek Health
System in Battle Creek, Mich.
Cheryl Seelig, 2005 MSN graduate, is currently
Emergency and Ambulance Manager at New London Family
Medical Center in New London, Wis.
Peter Shute, 2005 MSN graduate, has been named Site
Director for the Bartow and Lakeland offices of Good
Shepherd Hospice in Lakeland, Fla.
Shakana Simmons, 2004 MSN graduate, has advanced to
Assistant Nurse Manager for the Obstetrics
Department at Florida Hospital Altamonte in
Altamonte Springs, Fla.
Stella Wischmeyer, 2005 MSN graduate, is a Nursing
Instructor on the college level in Allentown, Pa.
Dr. Sally Baynton, 2005 DM graduate, was recently
selected by San Antonio College to receive the
prestigious “Teacher of Excellence” award bestowed
by the College on behalf of the National Institute
for Staff and Organizational Development.
Dr. Cynthia Grey, 2005 DM graduate, is currently
Hospital Administrator for Germantown Parkway Animal
Hospital in Cordova, Tenn.
Dr. Alice Bowman Hudson, 2004 DM graduate, is
currently an Education Consultant and Lecturer
emphasizing a holistic perspective on community and
education partnership programs.
Dr. David Sohn, 2005 DM graduate, founded OmniBio
Secure, Inc., which specializes in research and
development for providing secure access control
based on state-of-the-art, multimodal biometric
technologies, including facial recognition,
fingerprint identification and smart cards.
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