Alumni news and announcements
Robert Listou (MSIM '59) is CEO of Execware LLC, a holding company he formed after receiving numerous patents for his software inventions related to contextual data modeling (CDM), an information visualization methodology he created over the course of more than 25 years. He was issued his most recent patent in 2014 at the age of 90 for a projector with the lens in an articulated arm and a remote control that allows disabled persons to enjoy any type of digital content.
Gregory Flemming (MSIA ’64) is chairman of the academic committee and an advisory board member at Penn State Berks, a commonwealth campus of Pennsylvania State University. He joined the university following a long career with IBM and was instrumental in forming the Penn State Berks Learning Factory and the Center for Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development.
William (Bill) Troyer (BSIM ’66), St. Charles, IL, has retired after 45 years in the petroleum industry, most recently with Clark Brands LLC, which licenses the Clark gasoline brand and the Four Corners Coffee brand to independent petroleum marketers and retailers.
Martha Ann Mamula (BSIM ’70), San Jose, CA, has retired from her position as an attorney for the federal government. After completing her undergraduate degree at Purdue, she earned an MBA from Bowling Green State University and a JD from Santa Clara University.
Michael Cummings (MSIA ’71) has retired from his position as CFO of the Customer Service Division of Arizona Public Service Co. in Phoenix and has relocated to San Diego, CA.
M. Melissa Emery (BSIM ’71), a prominent civic leader in Savannah, GA, was elected to serve a two-year term as chair of the board of trustees for the Media Research Center (MRC), America’s “Media Watchdog.”
Steve Webster (BSIM ’73), Houston, TX, was presented with the Alumni Achievement Award by Delta Tau Delta Fraternity at its 92nd biennial convention in 2014. Webster is a managing partner of Avista Capital Partners, a private equity firm he cofounded and serves as principal owner.
Kent Campbell (BSIM ’74, MS ’77), San Clemente, CA, has retired as executive director of the Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast Area, where for 32 years he made a direct and personal impact on the individual growth and positive maturity of the region’s youth.
Terry Heath (BSIM ’75), Carmel, IN, was named Indianapolis Health Care Lawyer of the Year 2015 by Best Lawyers. He is a former managing partner of Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman PC and the current head of the firm’s business/tax section.
Robert Wright (BSIM ’76), Evansville, IN, president of Wright Motors Inc., was named chairman of the board at Commerce Bank.
Ron Smith (MSM ’78), Elizabethtown, KY, president and CEO of Bluegrass Cellular Inc., was elected chairman of the board of CTIA-The Wireless Association, an international industry trade group based in Washington, D.C.
Michael Nelson (BSIM ’80), Oakbrook Terrace, IL, is now chief operating officer of the Colson Group, the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of casters and wheels.
Michael Miller (MS ’88), Shaker Heights, OH, now leads the River Bend Foodbank as executive director. He has an extensive background in food bank management, previously serving as vice president of operations for the Greater Cleveland Food Bank and COO for the Gleaner’s Food Bank of Indiana.
Kathleen (Kate) Moynihan (MS ’88), Rye, NY, started her own franchise of Visiting Angels, a national network of home care agencies, after serving the global corporate finance sector for most of her career, including 12 years as CFO of Reader’s Digest.