Class Notes (1990-1995)
Brenda Burnell 90 (CAST)
is a software designer and developer for Cisco Systems, Boulder, Colo.
Martin Caha SVP 87, 90
(NTID) and wife, Jill (Willett) Caha SVP 87, 91 (NTID) welcomed
a daughter, Kelly Marian, on Dec. 20, 2002. She joins big brothers Norman, 2 and
Kevin Chittenden 90 (KGCOE)
is superintendent of train operations for Amtrak, Rensselaer, N.Y.
Kimberly Conti 90 (COB)
is a real estate broker for Century 21 San Luis Properties, San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Joseph Dominski 90 (KGCOE)
opened a consulting firm specializing in the implementation, registration and
maintenance of management systems compliant with national and international standards.
Richard Friends SVP 85,
90 (NTID) is a program control accountant for Northrop Grumman, Washington,
Richard Haley 89 (GAP),
90 (CAST) was married to Karen M.Kost 90 (GAP) after graduation.
He started Graphic Solutions Advertising, Inc. in 1992, which is now an eight
person agency with a quick-print division called Print Plus located
in Kitty Hawk, N.C. They have two children: Erin, 7 and Joe, 3.
Christine Hopper Laird 88,
90 (FAA) is an artist and owner of cjhLaird Custom Portraits and Designs,
Patricia Bruce Lewis SVP 84,
88 (NTID), 90 (COB) is a workshop presenter and performer for
www.aslworkshop.com, Snohomish, Wash.
Patrick McMahon 90 (COB)
is an account manager for Iron Mountain, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Scott Merriman 90 (KGCOE)
is a service marketing manager for GE Medical Manager, Waukesha, Wis.
Wendy Mertz 90 (CAST)
is director of corporate systems for Hard Rock Cafe, Orlando, Fla.
Daniel Morris 90 (COB)
is manager of business process for Sara Lee Branded Apparel, Winston Salem, N.C.
Joanne Kolo Romanek SVP 84,
90 (NTID) and Paul Romanek were married on Sept. 7, 2002. They reside
in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Joel Rooy SVP 84, 90
(COLA) and wife, Kathleen Borrone SVP83, 90 (COB), welcomed
a daughter, Sarah, on Nov. 6, 2002.
Heidi Smith Schwabbauer SVP 87,
90 (NTID) and Don Schwabbauer were married on June 10, 2000.
Lisa Trager 90 (FAA)
is a creative services manager for TJX Companies Inc., Framingham, Mass.
Suzanne Behun SVP 85, 90,
91 (NTID) earned a master of science degree in deaf education from
Western Maryland College. She is a middle school teacher at the Maryland School
for the Deaf, Columbia, Md.
Vir Bhanu 91 (GAP)
is chief marketing officer for Questech India Limited, Bangalore, India.
Camley Mazloom Delach 91
(COS) and husband, Gregory, welcomed a son, Matthew Gregory, on April 1, 2002.
Jacqueline Peknik Frechette SVP
87, 91 (NTID) is an ASL instructor for Jeff-Lewis BOCES and
a trainer/mentor at NYSED, Watertown, N.Y. She and husband, Mark, welcomed a son,
Jonah Emmett, on Aug. 5, 2002. He joins big brothers Justin and Zachary.
David Gianna 91 (CAST),
91 (GAP) is a senior systems engineer for Jade Systems Corp., Long
Island City, N.Y.
Ronald Gurdikian 91 (NTID)
is a manager of the quality control analysis department of Opportunity Center
Inc., Wilmington, Del. In, 99, he married Celine Lawler, a two-time participant
in the World Games for the Deaf as a swimmer. They reside in New Castle, Del.
Donna Housley SVP 85, 91
(COLA) is a LOC certified braille transcriber for National Braille Press Inc.,
Melissa Kroll 91 (GAP)
is a technical development manager for Armstrong World Industries Inc., Lancaster,
Deborah MacKenzie SVP 86,
91 (GAP) has been a production planner at Tursack Printing, Morgantown,
Pa., for the past 7 years. She married Scott MacKenzie in August 2000 and they
have a 5-month-old daughter, Sydney Anne.
Bram Meehan 91 (FAA)
and Monica Banko 92 (FAA) were married on Aug. 17, 2002.
Joseph Mihalich 91 (CAST)
is a senior software engineer for Questerra, Aliso Viejo, Calif.
Tonja Moss 91 (COLA)
is an associate brand manager for Pabst Brewing Co., San Antonio, Texas.
Shawn Palmatier 91 (CAST)
is a senior manager for Bearing Point, Chicago.
Jeffrey Rowoth 81 (COB),
91 (CAST) is a senior manager of fleet and travel services for Global
Crossings Ltd., Rochester.
Harry Taylor 91 (FAA)
is an industrial designer for Inovonics, Louisville, Colo.
Todd Thurston 91 (COB)
is president of Thurston Appraisal Co. LLC, Syracuse, N.Y.
Colin Veitch 91 (CAST)
is a packaging services manager for Acushnet Co., Fairhaven, Mass.
Joseph Winkler SVP 83,
91 (COB) is a senior programmer analyst for CDW Computer Centers Inc.,
Vernon Hills, Ill.
David Bafumo 92 (COLA)
is a state manager for Guardian Warranty Corp., Avoca, Pa.
Jason Bard SVP 84, 92
(NTID) received a masters degree in strategic intelligence from the
Joint Military Intelligence College. He is an architecture technician for the
Dept. of Defense in Washington, D.C., and lives in Horton, Va.
Marcos Bari 92 (FAA)
is an art director for Merion Publications, King of Prussia, Pa.
Joshua Cavalier 92 (FAA)
is president and proprietor of Interactive Fun! LLC, Charlotte, N.C.
Ellen Dadlani 92 (COB)
is a consulting manager for Bearing Point, Rochester.
Robert Degroff 92 (FAA)
is a design development director for Miller Zell, Atlanta, Ga.
Lynda Barre DiMaggio SVP 87,
90, 92 (NTID) is an accountant for Drum Corp International,
Bryan Hafner 90, 92
(GAP) is an applications engineer for BAE Systems Mission Solutions, San Diego,
Anne Henry 92 (FAA)
is an applications specialist for Creo Products Inc., Bedford, Mass.
Jill Hopkins 88 (COB),
92 (CCE) is an associate director of organization development for Kraft
Inc., Northfield, Ill.
Michael Hursh 92 (KGCOE)
is a product development engineer for Corning Inc., Canton, N.Y.
Jay Jermyn 92 (CAST)
accepted a new position at SUNY Geneseo on Jan. 2, 2003 as lead programmer analyst.
Todd Kopl 92 (CAST)
is a mechanical engineer for Lockheed Martin Systems Integration, Owego, N.Y.
Stephanie Robinson 92 (NTID)
is a third grade teacher at Delaware School for the Deaf, Newark, Del.
Patrick Sniffen 92 (GAP)
is the director of sales for EGEG Holdings, Boca Raton, Fla. He and wife, Aline,
welcomed a son, Justin Patrick, in February 2002.
Richard Towlen 92 (GAP)
is a staff photographer and photojournalist for Home News Tribune,
East Brunswick, N.J.
Michael Wenzler 92 (COB)
is a deputy director for the Labor Relations Division of DHS, Bureau of Customs
and Border Protection, Washington, D.C.
Kathi Willoughby 92 (COLA)
is a production manager for Kael Direct, Alexandria, Va.
William Yochum 82, 84,
92 (CAST) is a principal engineer for Microwave Data Systems, Rochester,
Jeffrey Bogart 93 (GAP)
was married on June 15, 2002, to Jennifer Martin. He started on July 15, 2002,
as an account executive for Color Optics Inc., a startup prepress, printing, and
packaging company in Saddle Brook, N.J.
Janet Bradish-Machamer 84
(CAST), 93 (COB) is a senior consumables packaging engineer for Xerox
Corp., Webster, N.Y.
Alan Brown 93 (CAST)
is the chief architect for Mentorware Inc., Santa Clara, Calif.
Scott Buchanan 91, 93
(FAA) is a computer artist and owner of Rabid Robot Design, Greenland, N.H.
Christopher Burak 93 (FAA)
is manager of information systems for Benefit Management Services, Charlotte,
Margaret Laskey Buscema 93
(GAP) is a photographic supervisor for Georgia State University, Atlanta,
Scott Cash 93 (COB)
is a lead technology consultant for Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, Ill.
Gregory Decker 93 (COB)
is a contractor for Decker Contracting, Breckenridge, Colo.
James Gau 93 (FAA)
is a creative director for D&B Designs, Madison, N.Y.
Chere Griffin 93 (COS)
is director of sales and marketing for Scientific Industries, Bohemia, N.Y.
Leonard Ko 93 (FAA)
is a design manager for Seiko Instruments, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Michael Lahetta 93 (COB)
and wife, Michelle, welcomed their second daughter, Megan Grace, on March 6, 2003.
He is the district manager for Wallace, Edison, N.J.
Matthew J. Larkin 93 (COLA)
has joined the New York City office of Cozen OConnor , a law firm with
more than 450 attorneys in 18 offices. He will handle a mix of insurance coverage,
products liability and commercial litigation matters. Larkin, who received a law
degree from St. Johns University in 1996, lives in New York City.
William Maxwell 93 (FAA)
is an art director for American Power Conversion, Sydney, Australia.
John Memmelaar 93 (COB)
is an international sales and marketing manager for Royal Master Grinders, Oakland,
Robert Montesano 87, 93
(COLA) is a probation officer for Monroe County, Rochester, N.Y.
Edward Mundy 93 (CAST)
is a materials equipment technician for Verizon, N.Y.
Eileen Murphy 93 (COB)
is a portfolio manager and vice president of Alliance Capitol Management, New
Namrita Kapur Owens 93
(KGCOE) and husband, Sean, welcomed a son, Connor Anand, on Dec. 20, 2002.
Fernando Sanchez 93 (COB)
is a senior data warehouse specialist for GDW Solutions Inc., New Windsor, N.Y.
Donna Sterlace 93 (CCE)
is a staff assistant in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences at RIT.
Brian Stumm 92, 93
(KGCOE) is the director of product research for ETCO Inc., Sarasota, Fla.
Janet Hlozik Taylor 93
(FAA) is a systems librarian for Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
Beth Toly Hughes 93 (GAP)
and husband, Roald G. Hughes 93 (CIAS) welcomed a son, Jack Martin, on
Dec. 1, 2002. He joins big brother Aidan Roald born Jan. 22, 2001.
Elizabeth Weiner 93 (FAA)
was married in July 1998 and bought a house in a suburb of Portland, Maine. They
welcomed a son in August 2001. She received another bachelors degree as
a registered nurse. She is continuing on to graduate school to be a psychiatric
Raymond Wolpert 93 (KGCOE)
is vice president of operations for Union Connector Co., West Babylon, N.Y.
Nellie Alvarez 94 (CIAS)
is a photographer teacher for South Portland (Maine) High School.
Patricia Carney Carney 94
(COS) is a laboratory technician for National Cancer-Frederick, Frederick,
Kevin Cloos 94 (CAST)
is director of building services and grounds for the State University of New York
at Fredonia (N.Y.).
Jeremy Conklin 94 (COS)
completed his masters degree in public health in spring of 2001. In the
spring of 2002, he was awarded an Air Force Health Professions Scholarship to
attend medical school. He is currently a student physician for the U.S. Air Force,
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.
Keri Lamberti Darling 94
(CIAS) is a director for the Deaf Victims Advocacy Services, South Barre,
Vt. She and her husband, Todd, welcomed a son, Jake William, on Nov. 23, 2002.
He joins big sister Maleia, 7.
Kimberly Demars 94 (COLA)
is a deputy sheriff for the Monroe County Sheriffs Department, Rochester.
David DiMaggio SVP 85,
90 (NTID), 94 (CAST) is a test engineer for Westell Technologies,
Inc., Aurora, Ill. He and wife, Lynda (Barre) DiMaggio SVP 87, 90,
92 (NTID) welcomed a son, Joseph Lucas, on July 25, 2002. He joins 5-year-old
sister Isabella Bridget.
Alfred Foss 94 (COB)
is a comptroller for Cirqit, Whippany, N.J.
John Franko SVP 89, 94
(COB) is a senior database manager for Global Care Solutions 2000, Bangkok,
Jaroslav Halik 94 (COB)
received a Ph.D. on Dec. 18, 2001. He lectures with the faculty of international
relations at the University of Economics in Prague, specializing in international
business and international marketing in the context of Central and Eastern Europe.
He also acts as a private consultant and tutor for foreign companies doing business
in Central Europe, Eastern Europe and European Union.
Patrick Hardy 94 (CAST)
is chief executive officer and president of P. Hardy Technologies Inc., Uniondale,
Martin Hendess 94 (COB)
is director of marketing for Indian Motorcycle Corp., Gilroy, Calif.
Kenneth Hickman SVP 90,
94 (NTID) was elected co-chairperson for the Community Advisory Board
of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group at the University of Colorado Health Science
Center, Denver, Colo.
Joseph Jirka 92, 94
(COS) is a research associate for Amgen, Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Patricia Synakowski Lanter 94
(COB) and husband, Jared, welcomed son, Alex, on Jan. 7, 2003. She works as
a senior financial analyst for Sprint PCS. They live in Kansas City.
Harold Larock 94 (COS)
married Natasha Durgadin of Orange County, Calif. On July 3, 1999. He is also
a commander in the U.S. Army, APO, AE, Germany.
Kan Lu 94 (COS) is
a principal engineer for Baxter International, Round Lake, Ill.
James McAdam 94 (CAST)
is a senior packaging engineer for DePuy (a Johnson & Johnson company), Warsaw,
Joseph Pagliaro 94 (CAST)
is a senior packaging engineer for Unilever Bestfoods, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
David Pietrowski 94 (COS)
is a staff systems engineer for Lockheed Martin Naval Electronic and Surveillance
Systems in Syracuse, N.Y. In May 2000, he completed his Ph.D. thesis on electronic
fields in the aurora at the University of New Hampshire.
Philip Potts 94 (CIAS)
and wife, Yves, welcomed a daughter, Taylor Julianne Brenna, on Oct. 31, 2002.
Ralph Prescott 94 (CAST)
is a consultant for Xelus Inc., Rochester.
Allison Pyc 94 (COLA)
and LTJG Adam P. Small were married on Oct. 20, 2002, in Dedham, Maine. She is
employed by Vandventer Black LLP in Norfolk, Va., in the immigration department.
Matthew Rigerman 94 (COB)
was promoted to manufacturing operations director for PCB Piezotronics, Depew,
Matthew Ryburn 92 (FAA),
94 (CIAS) is a senior designer for Hodgethedog.com, Chicago, Ill.
Kimberly Schultz 94 (CIAS)
and husband, Matthew, welcomed a baby boy, Aidan Jackson Murray, on Jan. 1, 2003.
She is a freelance consultant for Marriott International and Carlyn & Co.,
Keith Scott 94 (CIAS)
is a senior art director for David & Goliath, Los Angeles.
Shalom Steckerl 94 (COB)
is a competitive intelligence researcher for Job Machine Inc., Atlanta. Ga.
Eddy Wang 94 (CIAS)
is a corporate interactive designer for WPP Group, New York City.
Laura Wilson 94 (COB)
is an interactive marketing manager for Element K Journals, Rochester.
John Anderson SVP 89, 95
(CAST) is an applications developer for SAS in School, Cary, N.C.
Jason Castrovinci 95 (CAST)
is a software engineer for Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester.
Christine Chevalier 95
(COB) is an accounting manager for GSI Lumonics, Wilmington, Mass.
Michelle Constantine 95
(COB) is a trust operations associate for J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, Rochester.
Jack Degrace 95 (KGCOE)
is a systems engineer for Cisco Systems, Pittsford, N.Y.
Brian Doane SVP 83, 86
(NTID), 95 (CAST) and wife, Denise, welcomed twin daughters, Ella Gabrielle
and Rachel Madden, on Sept. 12, 2003. They join big sister Dara, 3.
Jennifer Kelly 95 (CIAS)
and Sean P. Kelly were married in June 2001.
Eve Kingsley 95 (CIAS)
is an interface designer for University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.
Ronald Larson 95 (KGCOE)
is a software engineer for Goldman Sachs/Hull Group, Chicago, Ill.
Steven Nelson 95 (CAST)
is a mechanical design engineer for Machine Tool Research, Rochester.
Lisa Perkins SVP 90, 95
(NTID) and Andrew J. Nemeth were married on May 6, 2000. They welcomed a son,
Dylan James, on Dec. 12, 2001.
Jeffrey Pinard 95 (CAST)
is a software engineer IV for Aprisma Management Technologies, Portsmouth, N.H.
Elizabeth Rumley 95 (CIAS)
is a customer service representative for Finlay Printing, Bloomfield, Conn.
Timothy Schmieder SVP 88,
95 (NTID) and wife, Andrea (Sljva) Schmieder SVP 88, 95
(NTID) welcomed a daughter, Zoe Eleanora, on Dec. 1, 2002.
James Senall 95 (KGCOE)
is a manager director for Triax Consulting, Rochester.
Matthew Thielmann 95 (CAST)
is an engineering director for Austin Foam Plastics, Columbus, Ohio.
Talos Tsui 92 (FAA), 95
(CIAS) is an art director for Iconfactory, Inc., Greensboro, N.C.
Brian Wachter 95 (COLA)
is a global measurement coordinator for IBM Corp., New York City.