- Robert C. Braverman (MS ’59), Louisville, KY, and his wife, Beverly, recently celebrated 55 years of marriage with a month-long trip to Ireland. He recently retired as president and CEO of BRAN Management Services Inc.
- Jim Hudson (BS ’77), Anderson, IN, was named general manager of three area printing businesses that operate under ReproComm Inc. –– Lafayette Printing Co., Modern Graphics Inc. and Hudson Printing.
- Rick Wardlaw (MS ’77) works at Brown-Forman Corp. in Louisville, KY.
- Steve Hanon (BS ’84), New York, NY, joined the advisory board of Marcademy Inc., which focuses on providing Internet marketing education to military personnel. Hanon is currently the chief financial officer at Avenues: The World School, a private K-12 institution with campuses worldwide.
- Robert L. Walters (BS ’83), Indianapolis, IN, retired as a sales professional for AT&T in 2013 and has received three consecutive President’s Volunteer Service Awards for volunteering more than 500 hours each year, primarily in youth sports and mentoring.
- Mary Ellen (Blevins) Stepanich (PhD ’86), Peoria, AZ, has published the book D is for Dysfunctional ... and Doo Wop! Stepanich began her teaching career at Purdue and is now an associate dean at Western International University in Phoenix, AZ. The book can be purchased through Amazon.
- Chee Ching (PhD ’88), Holmdel, NJ, was presented with the Outstanding Technical Contribution Industry Award at the 2013 Women of Color STEM Conference in Dallas, TX. She was recognized for her contributions in IT system planning and delivery at AT&T. The Women of Color STEM conference is a multicultural event that identifies and caters to women in scientific and technical careers.
- Alain Paolini (BS ’89), Denver, CO, was named vice president and client partner at enVision Business Consulting, which delivers customized business solutions to commercial, government and nonprofit organizations.
- Brian L. Grosheider (BS ’90, MS’ 94) was named vice president of finance for the Southwestern Medical Foundation in Dallas, TX.
- Michael Taylor (MS ’90), Fenton, MI, was selected as the new McLaren Health Care executive vice president and chief operatiing officer to help administer all hospital and related subsidiary operations across the entire organization. Previously, he was the senior vice president for Dignity Health Sacramento, where he oversaw 10 hospitals and reduced regional costs by $74 million through integration and consolidation strategies.
- Robert Posthauer (BS ’91), Louisville, KY, was named general manager of sales at GE Appliances, where he will lead the teams with responsibility for all sales activities within the retail and contract channels. Previously, he was the general manager for Home Depot Sales and Marketing and led his team to the Home Depot’s 2012 Vendor of the Year Award in the décor category.