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Class Notes (1996-2002)

1996 reunion 2006

Stella Anastasakos SVP ’96, ’02 (CAST) is an ED financial coordinator for United Health Services Hospitals, Johnson City, N.Y.

Kristin Barlette ’96 (CIAS) is an administrative assistant for Watson Wyatt Worlwide, Washington, D.C.

Thomas Bass ’96 (CIAS) is a senior product manager for Codemasters Inc., New York City.

Kevin Brong ’96 (CAST) is a senior packaging scientist for Masterfoods USA, Vernon, Calif.

J. Andrew Brubaker ’96 (CIAS) is a funeral director for John H. Brubaker Funeral Home, Catassauqua, Pa.

Stephen Burns ’96 (CIAS) is the founding editor and publisher for Arts Editor, Concord, Mass.

Gary Bush ’96 (KGCOE) is president of SPEC Consulting, Groton, N.Y.

Lorraine Copertino ’96 (COS) is a biochemist for Genzyme Corp., Framingham, Mass.

Karen Escourse SVP ’96, ’02 (NTID), ’03 (NTID) is a data entry operator in the General Counsel Department of the Toronto (Canada) Stock Exchange.

Randi Gilman-Snell ’96 (CAST) is an office manager for the Association for Better Living, Syracuse, N.Y.

Jason Hillman ’96 (COS) is a technical support specialist for corporate accounts at Bayer Healthcare: Diagnostics Division, Cicero, N.Y.

Jeanene Jobst ’96 (COLA) is an attorney with Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy LLP, Atlanta, Ga.

Bryan Kasprowicz ’96 (KGCOE) is a senior staff engineer for Photronics Inc., Allen, Texas.

Marwan Kaylani ’96 (COB) is a financial analyst for the Union Bank of California, San Francisco, Calif.

Melanie Kreisel ’96 (CIAS) is a senior graphic designer for Highmark, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Elena Krueger ’95 (COLA), ’96 (CAST) is a senior account manager for Sprint Corp., Williston, Vt.

Jennifer Miller ’96 (COS) is a senior PET applications specialist for Siemens Medical Solutions, Malvern, Pa.

Steve Moose ’95, ’96 (CIAS) is a visual media services manager for PAETEC Communications, Rochester.

Chong Ni ’96 (CAST) is a soft engineer for Informatica Corp., Redwood City, Calif.

Kimberley Oloffson ’96 (CAST) is a workplace leader for PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP, Baltimore, Md.

Christopher Orlowski ’96 (KGCOE) is an instructor pilot for the U.S. Navy, Corpus Christi, Texas.

June Park SVP ’96, ’02 (COLA) is an agent-in-charge for Communication Services for the Deaf, Sioux Falls, S.D. She recently passed the certification exam for the Call Center Supervisor.

Kyle Schechner ’96 (CAST) is a project engineer and transportation construction inspector for H2M Group, Melville, N.Y.

Anand Shah ’94, ’96 (CAST) is a data warehouse administrator for Therma-Tru, Bowling Green, Ohio.

Bobbijo VanBeusichem ’96 (COS) is a staff scientist for CIBA Specialty Chemicals, Tarrytown, N.Y.

Aimee Whyte Solomon SVP ’96, ’01 (COLA), ’01 (CAST) and husband, Jerry, welcomed a son, Alec Forrest, March 18, 2004—his dad’s birthday!

1997 reunion 2007

Jon Cronier ’97 (KGCOE) is a thermo design engineer for General Electric Power Systems, Schenectady, N.Y.

Michelle Danzer-Gries ’97 (CIAS) and husband, Thomas Gries ’95 (KGCOE) welcomed a son, Jakob Meinred Gries, on March 22, 2004

Juan Flores ’97 (KGCOE) is a manager for Accenture, Wellesley, Mass.

Jeffrey Gagnon ’97 (CIAS) is an account manager for Formsource Inc., Lewiston, Maine.

Willis Grantz ’97 (CAST) is lead program analyst for General Services Administration, Washington, D.C.

Rachel Heinold ’97 (CIAS) is a studio art professor for the State University of New York-New Paltz.

John Holmes ’97 (CAST) is an environmental specialist II for the State of Florida Department of Health, Palatka, Fla.

Heather Emerson Jeremy ’97 (COB) is a penalty abatement center control support representative for Paychex Inc., Rochester.

Richard Kiesel ’97 (CIAS) is a production manager for Home Trends Catalog, Rochester.

Cris Lau ’97 (CAST) is a product manager for Citrix Systems Inc., Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Meredith Leiman ’97 (CIAS) is a photo editor for COURTTV.COM, New York City.

John Loncz ’97 (COB) is a territory business manager for Baxter Healthcare, Deerfield, Ill.

Daniel Lowery ’97 (COS) is a researcher for General Electric Co., Niskayuna, N.Y.

Kevin Mc Millen ’97 (CAST) is a software designer and developer for Paychex Inc., Rochester. 

Belynda Miranda ’97 (KGCOE) is an assistant district manager for East Coast Fire Protection, Hanover, Md.

Jennifer Muller ’97 (CIAS) is a graphic designer for Berkeley College, Paramus, N.J.

Judy Read ’96, ’97 (CAST) is director of sales for Candlewood Suites, Nanuet, N.Y.

Anthony Ryan ’97 (CIAS) is a senior medical illustrator for LSI Solutions, Victor, N.Y.

Gregory Urtz ’97 (KGCOE) graduated from the U.S. Navy Test Pilot School in December 2003 and is now a civilian weapons flight test engineer for the U.S. Navy, Patuxent River, Md.

Matthew Wilber ’97 (KGCOE) is a senior application developer for Manchester Software, Pittsford, N.Y.

Jill Winter ’97 (COLA) and husband, John, welcomed a daughter, Allison, on Feb. 11, 2003.


Rita Baglin ’98 (CAST) is a clinical dietitian for Sodhexho USA, Media, Pa.

Brian Battaglia ’97, ’98 (KGCOE) is an RF applications engineer for Motorola, Phoenix, Ariz.

Christine Brazel ’98 (COS) is a post doctoral fellow for the National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, Md.

Jose Diaz ’98 (KGCOE) is a segment marketing manager for Xerox Corp., Rochester.

Angela Duron ’98 (CIAS) is a photography teacher for the Rochester City School District.

Mary Fontanella ’97, ’98 (CIAS) is a photographer and graphic designer for Kwalu, Ridgeland, S.C.

Jane Halpin ’97, ’98 (CAST) is a research program coordinator for the OB/GYN Department at the University of Rochester.

David Hetzer ’98 (COS) is a senior applications engineer for Timbre Technologies, Dresden, Germany.

Erin Maher ’98 (CIAS) is a classroom support technician for Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.

Jason Mann ’98 (CAST) is a senior supplier quality engineer for MKS Instruments-ENI Products, Rochester.

David Moszak ’98 (CAST) is a packaging engineer for McNeil Consumer and Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Fort Washington, Pa.

Trisha Munger ’98 (COB) is a senior tax accountant for Pepsi Bottling Group, Somers, N.Y.

Kevin Porter ’98 (CIAS) is a transportation technician for the North Carolina Department of Transportation, Raleigh, N.C.

Tina Sturgis ’98 (CAST) is a senior academic advisor for RIT.


Kory Ahlstrom ’99 (COB) is a senior loan officer for Citywide Mortgage, Sterling, Va.

Paul Brown ’99 (KGCOE) is a computer engineer for Intel Corp., Dupont, Wash.

Galo Fraga ’99 (CIAS) is a production manager for Editora Americana, Quito, Ecuador.

Matthew Gaston ’99 (CIAS) is principal creative director for Wave Design, Rochester.

Jennifer Goldstein ’99 (COS) wed David Goldstein ’03 (CAST) on Aug. 2, 2003.

Robert Kimmel ’99 (COB) is a project manager for Business Methods, Rochester.

Stacey Kissinger ’99 (KGCOE) is a global quality account manager for Lexmark International, Inc., Round Rock, Texas.

David Krueger ’99 (KGCOE) is a product engineer for IBM Corp., Essex Junction, Vt.

Edward Purell ’98 (COS), ’99 (COB) is an area business manager for Chiron Corp., Emeryville, Calif.

Peter Ritchie ’99 (KGCOE) is a process engineer for Intel Corp., Rio Rancho, N.M.

Shayna Shapiro ’99 (CIAS) is a make-up artist for Yves Saint Laurent/Norstroms, Skokie, Ill.

Samuel Tong ’99 (KGCOE) is a development engineer for Stabilus, Gastonia, N.C.


Damian Bolster ’00 (COB) is a business process project leader for Pepsi Bottling Group, Somers, N.Y.

Conrad Cheslock ’98, ’00 (CAST) is a systems engineer for Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, Calif.

Kathryn Cross ’00 (COB) and husband, Jerry, welcomed a son, Ethan Anthony on Sept. 25, 2003.

Richard Curatalo ’97, ’00 (CAST) is a packaging sales engineer for Weyerhaeuser Co., Elmira Heights, N.Y.

Andrew Dewar ’00 (COB) is a retail systems analyst for Polo Ralph Lauren, Lyndhurst, N.J.

Donovan Dreher ’00 (COB) is an assistant vice president for the Bank of America, Charlotte, N.C.

Jenny Engelman ’98, ’00 (CIAS) is an art director for Media Revolution, Santa Monica, Calif.

Amanda Gyorgak ’00 (CIAS) is a merchandise coordinator for Marshall Fields, Minneapolis, Minn.

Thomas Haff ’00 (KGCOE) is a statistical consultant for Sigma Marketing Group Inc., Rochester.

Nathan Hughes ’00 (KGCOE) is a firmware engineer for Hewlett Packard Co., Fort Collins, Colo.

Jill Johnson ’00 (COLA) is a case manager for CANDII Inc., Norfolk, Va.

Patricia Larsen ’00 (COLA) is an admissions counselor for Wesley College, Dover, Del.

Janette McVey ’00 (CIAS) is a freelance photographer in Philadelphia, Pa.

Robert Onofrio ’00 (COS) is a project coordinator for Broad Institute at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.

Marisa Palma ’00 (CIAS) is an associate account manager for Associated Merchandising Corp., New York City.

Michael Rounds ’00 (CAST) is an estimator and engineer for The Lane Construction Corp., Alexandria, Va.

Matthew Sommerfield ’00 (CAST) is a design engineer for Shea & Latone, Inc., East Greenville, Pa.

Denice Stowe ’00 (CIAS) is a graphic design coordinator for Outland Communications, Skaneatles, N.Y.

Mark Troia ’99 (KGCOE), ’00 Interdisciplinary Studies is a project manager for ADIC Inc., Ithaca, N.Y.

William Truchsess ’00 (CAST) is a senior firmware engineer for ENCAD Inc., San Diego, Calif.

Heath Walajtys ’00 (CIAS) is a senior animation and graphic designer for WURLD Media Inc., Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Timothy Wickham ’00 (CAST) is an engineer and scientist for Boeing, Long Beach, Calif.


Michael Beauchamp ’01 (CAST)and Lauren Collins ’02 (KGCOE) were married in April 2004.

Joseph Carberry ’01 (CAST) is a senior packaging engineer for Hasbro Inc., Pawtucket, R.I.

Alexander Dao ’01 (CIAS) is an e-media designer for Nowcom Corp., Los Angeles, Calif.

Donald Eddy ’01 (CAST) is owner of Communicating Images and Monterey Publishing, Bellaire, Texas.

Frank Garcia ’82, ’86 (CCE), ’01 (CAST) is a mechanical engineer for ENI Technologies, Rochester.

Michael Graham ’01 (CAST) is a senior programmer for Hudson River Group, Valhalla, N.Y.

Eliot Harper ’01 (CIAS) is a marketing manager for Fuji Xerox, Macquarie Park, Australia.

Paul Kiley ’01 (CAST) is a software engineer for Harris/RF Communications, Rochester.

Christina Kim ’01 (CIAS) is a graphic designer for Ground Floor Graphics, Baltimore, Md.

Keziah Lain ’01 (COB) is a marketing specialist for Lanel Systems International, Pittsford, N. Y.

Jessica Love ’01 (COB) is an information security manager for ESL Federal Credit Union, Rochester.

Lynn Marasciulo ’01 (CAST) is a software integration engineer for SPX Corp., Portage, Mich.

Jacquelyn Martin ’00, ’01 (CIAS) is a staff photojournalist for Birmingham (Ala.) Post-Herald.

David Michels ’97, ’98, ’01 (CAST) is a senior technical support manager for Global Crossing, Rochester.

Guy Miller ’89 (GAP), ’01 (COB) is a pre-press manager for Monroe Litho Inc., Rochester.

Maren Nalepa ’00 (COS), ’01 (COB) is a research analyst for Corning Community College, Corning, N.Y.

Joshua Nordquist ’01 (KGCOE) is a biomedical engineer for the University of California-Davis.

Rose O’Neill-Suspitsyna ’01 (CIAS) is a lab manager and digital artist for Northlight Digital, White River, Vt.

Christopher Olschewski ’01 (KGCOE) is an engineer in the ENI Products Division of MKS Instruments Inc., Rochester.

Bethany Perry ’01 (CIAS) is a senior designer for Insight 180, Ellicott City, Md.

Michelle Quinn ’01 (CIAS) is a supply chain manager for R.R. Donnelley, Chicago, Ill.

David Robertson ’01 (CIAS) is creative marketing supervisor for Rochester Museum & Science Center, Rochester.

Eric Shoup ’01 (KGCOE) is an engineering staff member for Lockheed Martin Corp., Moorestown, N.J.

Joseph Soltys ’01 (KGCOE) is among six students awarded a prestigious Madision and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship at the University of Kansas.

Kristin Spencer ’01 (CIAS) is an engineering photographer for Hasbro Inc., Pawtucket, R.I.

Nicholas Spittal ’00, ’01 (COB) is an assistant project manager for Inveresk Research Inc., Cary, N.C.

Janet Watson ’01 (CAST) is a legal assistant for the Palmiere Law Firm, Rochester.

Andrew Wise ’01 (CIAS) is a design specialist for De’Longhi America Inc., Saddle Brook, N.J.


Lisa Barbieri ’02 (CAST) is a packaging engineer for Aventis Pasteur Inc., Taylor, Pa.

Caroline Barquero ’02 (COB) is a financial analyst for Heidelberg Digital LLC, Rochester.

Lauren Beauchamp ’02 (KGCOE) and Michael R. Beauchamp ’01 (CAST) were married in April 2004. She is an automotive safety engineer for Ace Systems Technologies Inc. Washington, D.C.

John Bowie ’02 (GCCIS) is a technical consultant for Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.

Brenda Gates ’02 (CIAS) is a graphic designer for Estée Lauder Inc., New York City.

William Gilman ’02 (COB) is vice president of North American Sales for Optical Gauging Products Inc., Rochester.

Paul Gomez ’01 (CAST), ’02 (GCCIS) is a network engineer for Audible Inc., Wayne, N.J.

Adam Halstead ’02 (CIAS) is a multimedia illustrator for the U.S. Army, Fort Eustis, Va.

Christine Holtz ’02 (CIAS) is an assistant professor for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

John Humphrey ’02 (CIAS) is a designer for And 1, Portland, Ore.

Philip Jones ’02 (GCCIS) is a technology analyst for Accenture, Hartford, Conn.

Paul Kieper ’02 (GCCIS) is a systems operations specialist for Coastal Federal Credit Union, Raleigh, N.C.

Chul Kim ’02 (CAST) is a planner for Feather River Door Co./Trinity Glass International, Breinigsville, Pa.

Shain Naugle ’02 (KGCOE) is a fuel pump engineer for the Nichols Airborne Division of Parker-Hannifin, Elyria, Ohio.

Marie Osypian ’02 (GCCIS) is an assistant director of Internet development for Savingforcollege.com, Pittsford, N.Y.

Frederick Parker ’02 (KGCOE) is an acoustic engineer for Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn.

Nathaniel Sheldon ’02 (COB) is director of actuarial services for Ocean View Consultants LLC, Ocean View, Del.

Yevgeniy Shustef ’02 (GCCIS) is a software engineer for Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester.

Michael Slifka ’02 (CAST) is a senior electronic packaging engineer for Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester.

Jordan Todd ’02 (CIAS) is a graphics coordinator for the State University of New York-Geneseo.

Stephanie Todero ’02 (CIAS) is a designer for Crawford & Stearns, Syracuse, N.Y.

Yan-Li Van Den Berg ’97, ’98, ’02 (GCCIS) is a staff assistant for Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester.

Matthew Wronkowski ’02 (COS) is a network security engineer for Amdex Computer Inc., Henrietta, N.Y.


Eric Bonus ’03 (GCCIS) is a video lottery terminal technician for Bally Gaming Systems at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, Farmington, N.Y.

Onyeje Bose ’03 (GCCIS) is a software engineer for Notiva Corp., Edina, Minn.

Richard Carbone ’03 (KGCOE) is an EDA tool developer for IBM Corp., Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Christopher Cikra ’03 (CAST) is a news system specialist for Associated Press-Broadcast Technology, Washington, D.C.

Matthew Cyterski ’03 (KGCOE) wed Christine Larson ’03 (KGCOE) on Aug. 16, 2003. He is an operations engineer at Stanford (Calif.) Linear Accelerator.

John Eckhardt ’03 (COB) is director of information management for Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Rochester.

Arica Guthrie ’03 (COS) is a member of the technical staff in the adventitious virus testing lab for Bioreliance, Rockville, Md.

Mark Higgins ’97, ’03 (COB) is manager of MOVE update services for BCC Software Inc., Rochester.

Sarah Kankiewicz-Arkins ’03 (CIAS) is a lecturer for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

Christine Larson Cyterski ’03 (KGCOE) wed Matthew Cyterski ’03 (KGCOE) on Aug. 16, 2003.

Daniel Loucks ’03 (CAST) is a manufacturing engineer for Centex Machining Inc., Round Rock, Texas.

Dana Luccy ’03 (CIAS) is an assistant creative director for Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Champion, Pa.

Kelley Malone ’03 (CIAS) is a graphic designer for Dick’s Sporting Goods, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Kimberly Mead ’02, ’03 (CAST) is a worldwide marketing communications manager for Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester.

Shawn Parent ’03 (CAST) is an electrical engineer for New York Power Authority, Marcy, N.Y.

Douglas Parrish ’03 (CIAS) is an art director for Philip Johnson Associates, Cambridge, Mass.

Jeremy Pyle ’03 (KGCOE) is an embedded software engineer for Orbital Sciences, Sterling, Va.

Matthew Ricotta ’03 (CAST) is a service administrator for Parlec Inc., Fairport, N.Y.

David Scalzo ’00, ’03, ’03 (CAST) is a process engineer for Cinram Manufacturing, Olyphant, Pa.

David Smith ’03 (COB) is a vice president for Neopolitan Networks, Bradenton, Fla.

Steven Toponak ’03 (CIAS) is a graphic designer for Boreal Laboratories, Tonawanda, N.Y.

Jeffery VanTassell ’03 (COB) is an administrative assistant for Charter One Auto Finance, Rochester.

Tyler White ’03 (COB) is a management trainee for M&T Bank Corp., Buffalo, N.Y.

Eric Willis ’03 (GCCIS) is a lead developer for VanDamme Associates, Fairport, N.Y.

Benjamin Wright ’03 (CIAS) is an imaging department manager and customer service manager for Acme Bookbinding, Charlestown, Mass.

Gregory Youmans ’03 (CAST) is an assistant project manager for BBL Construction Services LLC, Columbus, Ohio.

Jennifer Yox ’03 (COB) is an information management specialist for Ridley Park, Pa.