1960 to 1969
Donald B. Rice, MSIA ’62, PhD ’65, HDR ’85, Los Angeles, CA, was elected to the board of trustees of RAND Corp.
- C. Carl Pegels, MSM ’63, PhD ’67, Marana, AZ, published an e-book titled We Live On A Dangerous Planet: Prepare for Survival Now. It is available on amazon.com.
1970 to 1979
James Tucker, BSIM ’71, was promoted to principal at Clearview Capital LLC in Old Greenwich, CT. He joined the firm in 2007 as vice president-business development and is now responsible for deal sourcing in the holding company’s Midwest region.
- Dick White, MSIA ’75, recently received the Louisiana State University (LSU) 2013 BASF Professor of Excellence Award. White is the dean of LSU’s E.J. Ourso College of Business and the E.J. Ourso Distinguished Professor of Business. He is a Pulitzer-nominated political biographer and author of Kingfish, Roosevelt the Reformer and Will Rogers.
- Gayle L. Bolinger, MSM ’76, was named one of 25 “Women of Influence” for 2013 by the Central Penn Business Journal. Bolinger is a principal at Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz in Camp Hill, PA, with a focus on providing business valuation services relating to estate planning, mergers and acquisitions, business planning and divorce.
- Marshall Larsen, MSIA ’77, former president and chairman of Goodrich Corp., was named by Harvard Business Review as one of “The 100 Best-Performing CEOs in the World.” The ranking measures the ability of CEOs to create long-term value for their companies in a global and corporately responsible marketplace.
- Pete Noyer, BSIM ’77, Jacksonville, FL, was promoted to vice president of national accounts at Crowley Maritime Corp. Noyer joined Crowley 29 years ago as a senior account executive and has held positions of increased responsibility since that time, most recently as vice president of business development for shipping and logistics.
- Robert (Bob) Fesler, MSIA ’78, Raleigh, NC, is now head of head of global industrial engineering at Coats PLC after five years of living in Asia (Thailand, China and Vietnam) and working as an independent consultant for Adidas. “I also got married and love actually being home when not traveling,” he writes.
1980 to 1989
Robert Toth, BSIM ’81, was appointed to the board of directors of Materion Corp., a global supplier of highly engineered advanced enabling materials. Toth is chairman, president and CEO of Polypore International Inc., a leading worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of highly specialized polymer-based membranes used in separation and filtration processes.
- Linda Clement-Holmes, BSIM ’82, senior vice president of global business services at Procter & Gamble, was named by Computerworld as one of the “Premier 100 IT Leaders” at its annual conference.
- David Saunders, BSM ’83, North Olmsted, OH, is now manager of Ultra Consultants.
- William (Mike) Angelo, BS (ACCT) ’84, is now director of volunteers at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Atlanta, GA, supporting and coordinating the efforts of more than 125 ministries. Mike and his wife, Kelly, have been parishioners since 1999 and have one daughter, Sabrina, a junior at Holy Spirit Preparatory School.
- Don "Chip" Essig IV, BS (ACCT) ’87, was enshrined this March in the PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame. Essig was also the 2011 recipient of the PGA Golf Professional of the Year award. He is the senior vice president and co-owner of Essig Golf Management, which operates Hickory Stick Golf Club in Greenwood, IN, and Heartland Crossing Golf Links in Indianapolis.
- Kenneth J. Martin, PhD ’87, Regents Professor of Finance in the College of Business at New Mexico State University (NMSU), was named the 2012 New Mexico Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). He also was named a Distinguished Achievement Professor and received the Teaching Innovation Award in 2012 from NMSU's Teaching Academy, as well as the Undergraduate Teaching Award from the College of Business Faculty Council.
- William C. Ater, BS (ACCT) ’88, is chief financial officer at Quake Global Inc. in San Diego, CA.
- Ron Steiner, MSM ’89, Dallas, TX, writes, “I’m the proud papa of two highly accomplished high school musicians (violinists) who will hopefully be Boilermakers in a few short years.”
- Jeff White, MSM ’89, Glendale, CA, is the owner of Andrew Christian, an underwear company with a product line sold at Nordstrom and Selfridges. The apparel company was named to Inc. magazine’s 2012 “Inc. 5000” list of the fastest-growing companies in America.