Peter P. Meenan, after a three-year assignment
with Deloitte & Touche LLP in London, has relocated with his wife, Lynn,
to Dusseldorf, Germany, as a partner and leader of Deloitte's European Economics
Group. He consults with multinational companies on transfer pricing and valuation
matters and is responsible for hiring and managing economists in Deloitte's Pan-European
Robert Listou, MSIM, has received a patent (and expects another) for
a software process enabling an analytic methodology he has named contextual
data modeling (CDM). The first embodiment of CDM is distributed at cdmsoftware.net,
the Web site of ExecWare, Inc., of which he is president. Derived from a
White House consulting engagement for design of an issue tracking system,
I-TRAC Management Software is used around the world by managers and professionals
in all fields. A more sophisticated application, Averta, is on the drawing
board. Planning to license the products and patents, he then will retire
from his third career (he also is a colonel in the USAF and COO/CFO of a
management consulting firm). He writes, My year at Purdue as an Air Force
major undoubtedly led to my achievements in all three careers.
Terry L. Campbell, MSIA, is president of the Nevada Policy Research
Institute in Reno. He also is director of both the Executive Association
of Reno and Reno Wheelmen and chairman of the Financial Advisory Board
for the City of Reno.
Jon D. Saunders, MSM, retired in fall 1999 and lives in Omaha,
Nebr. He currently splits his time between his two hobbies, yardwork
and genealogy research.
Joseph D. White, MSIA, is vice president of ADP and lives in Allendale,
N.J. He writes: This year marks the 35th anniversary of my first kidney
transplant. I was an EE student at Purdue at the time, with slide rule
and vacuum tube charts. How times have changed! I am currently president
of the American Association of Kidney Patients; I serve on the boards of
a number of other health-related organizations.
Alvaro R. Mora, MSM, has a new position as a justice department
staff member in Bogota, Colombia, with responsibilities for 1)
handling restructuring agreements between companies and their
creditors; 2) representing foreign companies; 3) serving as an
intermediary for institutions in land and property deals; and
4) serving in companies valuation. He is a past president, general
manager, and shareholder of Comercial International Y Cia, a
corporation representing International Trucks.
George Shahnasarian, MSIA, is manager of global strategic
e-business with Motorola, Inc., in Schaumburg, Ill. Responsibilities
include managing the strategic e-business relations of Motorola's
global, non-production procurement business. He also coordinates
the sharing of best practices with other companies automating
B. Scott Laurie, MSIR, is a managing principal with
Yankee Capital Partners, LLC, in Boulder, Colo. He writes:
We just raised our second fund focused toward investing in
asset-based financing in venture capital backed to high-growth
small cap companies, as well as M&A, LBO, and
James H. Weinberg, MSIA, is manager of customer
service with Columbian Chemicals in Marietta, Ga. He is
past president of the Atlanta chapter of the International
Customer Service Association. He and Mindy Miller were
married November 7, 1999.
Stephen H. Can, MSM, writes: I joined
DLJ, now CSFB, in New York City this summer as a managing director
in their merchant banking group. It is a great group, challenge,
and opportunity. I'll be chief operating officer of our new private
equity fund, Strategic Partners, which will provide liquidity
for venture and LBO partnership interests.
Lance D. Chambers, MSM, is a senior consultant
with the Department of Transport in Perth, Western
Australia. He writes: Gained my PhD a couple of years
ago. Great fun, but not much value in the pay stakes
but then who cares? Kids are very grown up now (17
and 15 years old). Jenny and I are looking toward retirement
in a few years and thinking of living in Goa, India.
John Holmberg, MSM, writes: After the recent
purchase of Nabisco by Kraft, I have been named the
general manager of Kraft Taiwan. Previously, I was
the marketing director of Nabisco Taiwan. I'll continue
to be based in Taipei, and can be reached at 886-2-8712-0660.
15th Anniversary Year
Amy L. Brown, MSM, has been promoted to marketing director
for Clarus Corporation, a business-to-business e-commerce company
based in Atlanta.
Janie D. (Young) Davis, MSM, writes:
My husband, Derrick, and I started the millennium with an addition to our
family. Jordan Christopher was born January 12, 2000. Mommy has been staying
at home with Master Jordan and will begin looking for a new position in
W. David Pierce, MSIA, has a new position as president
of Tipper Tie (a Dover Industries company) in Apex, N.C.
John D_Angelo, MSHRM, has been promoted to vice president
of human resources with AAA of Tidewater in Virginia Beach,
Dan J. Sweiger, MSM, writes: I left my position
as brand manager at Pillsbury to become director of brand marketing
for America's favorite hotel brand Holiday Inn for Bass Hotels
and Resorts, a division of Bass PLC. My wife, Susan, daughter
Grace (2 years), and I relocated to sunny Atlanta in February
2000. In this new position, I am responsible for delivering
nearly $4 billion in rooms revenue for the 1,200 Holiday
Inn hotels in the U.S. Since 1952, Holiday Inn has been the
leader and has defined the midscale hotel category. Today,
Holiday Inn includes a family of hotels that includes Holiday
Inn Select, (business-class hotels) and Holiday Inn SunSpree
Resorts (family fun vacation centers). Our advertising campaign,
featuring the tagline What does this look like, a Holiday
Inn? won a 2000 Gold EFFIE from the American Marketing Association.
This year, we became the official hotel of U.S. Youth Soccer,
and I just completed an agreement for Holiday Inn to become
the official hotel of the NCAA.
Marc S. Hochman, MSM, writes: I've joined eBreviate,
Inc., Walnut Creek, Calif., as an e-sourcing manager. The
company is an Internet startup that develops and implements
technologies which allow our clients to dramatically reduce
the time they spend on sourcing materials and services
by using e-negotiations and eRFPs.
Andrew Cigolle, MSIA, has been promoted
to finance manager-engineering group with Network Appliance,
Inc., Sunnyvale, Calif.
Derek B. Roesener, MSM, has joined Delco Remy International,
Inc., Anderson, Ind., as manager of international tax. He was
formerly with Arthur Andersen for six years.
Lori C. Eckman, MSHRM, has a new position as manager,
business systems, with Sprint in Kansas City, Mo. She writes:
I have just joined Sprint to lead the strategy team on their
e-procurement efforts within their Supply Chain Management
Tsutomu Kumakura, MSM, has left ExxonMobil
and is now the finance vice president of Sony Pictures
Television Japan, Inc.
Joan E. Patterson, MSM, has a new position
as executive vice president with Imagined Corners
Inc. in North Canton, Ohio. The company provides
technology solutions for business. Services include
consulting, Web and application development, and
Eric A. Snyder, MSIA, is a manager, e-Business
Strategy, with Deloitte & Touche in Columbus,
Ohio. He writes: I was just named to the board of
trustees for the Columbus Zoological Park Association.
The Columbus Zoo is one of the top zoological organizations
in the world and the home of Jack Hanna.
Marcus B. Cassady, MSM, writes: I have switched
careers at Fidelity Investments (Covington, Ky.)
from director of quality in manufacturing to a senior
business analyst (project management) in the service
sector. I was recently included in Strathmore's Who's
Patrick Edmond, MSM, is a senior consultant
specializing in the aviation industry, with Roland
Berger & Partners Ltd., an international
strategy consulting firm. He is currently based in
Phil Raimondo, MSM, writes: I was promoted
to president-International Ag, Industrial Products,
and BEP with Behlen Mfg. Co. in Columbus, Nebr.
It includes responsibility for three business units:
International Ag, Industrial Products, and Behlen
Engineered Plastics. On August 20, my wife, Mary
(CFS '83), and I welcomed our fifth child, Natalie
Andrew Greta, MSM, is a market development
manager with GE Capital e-Business in Stamford, Conn.
David E. Jenkins, MSIA, has accepted a position
as senior technical marketing engineer with the Intel
Architecture Marketing Group in DuPont, Wash.
William J. Moriarty, MSM, writes: I'm stationed
in Hong Kong but work mainly in China as events manager
for the Chinese Professional Basketball Association.
I've been in Beijing for most of the past four months
now and serve as an assistant director of the Chinese
Basketball Association (CBA) Organizing Committee
and as a board member on the CBA Managing Committee.
Our company also is the official global marketing
consultant to the Beijing Olympic Bid Committee,
and we are working hard to bring the Olympics to
Beijing in 2008.
William L. Kidney, BS (IND ECON), is retired
and lives in The Villages, Fla. He was awarded a plaque May 15 for outstanding
service to Sumter County Schools.
Pedro Kohn, BSIM, writes: I have worked
since graduating from Purdue in a family-owned steel industry with Japanese
and Belgian shareholders, with industrial plants in several Latin American
countries and, after having presided over the Ecuadorian industrial sector
for several years, was appointed seven months ago to the cabinet of Ecuador's
government, under the presidency of Gustavo Noboa. My position is president
of the National Finance Corporation, where I have a permanent contact with
international financial institutions such as the World Bank, the IMF, and the
IDB in Washington and the CAF in Caracas. Ecuador is a beautiful country for
tourism, especially the Galapagos Islands (unbelievable scuba diving), where
my daughter works as a diving guide and instructor on board two boats from
the Aggressor Fleet. I live with my wife in Quito and have five children (living
in Ecuador, Miami, Washington, D.C., and Michigan) and three grandchildren.
Nolan L. Bottorff, BSIM, is a senior engineer
with Seymour Mfg. Co., Inc., in Seymour, Ind. He and Mary K. Branham were
married February 26, 2000. She is an RN with Hospice of South Central of
John Thompson, BSIM, retired October 30,
2000, from Manage.Com, where he served as vice president, chief financial
David W. Clarke, BSIM, writes: I recently
joined Hexcel Corporation in Dublin, Calif., as business solutions manager.
As such, I head up the global unit responsible for leveraging technologies
such as data warehousing and online services to improve decision support
and business processes.
Thomas C. Combs, BS (ECON), is president of Combs
Communications in Lafayette, Ind. He writes: I recently started my own advertising
agency. The focus will be on consulting with local businesspeople
regarding all of their advertising and marketing needs. I am
currently involved in numerous community activities, including
the board of directors of the Chamber of Commerce, Daybreak
Rotary, and United Way. My wife, Brenda, and I have 9-year-old
boy/girl twins, Matt and Mandy.
Timothy J. Monger, BSM, is chairman of
TEC Worldwide in Indianapolis. He writes: TEC is an international
organization of CEOs. I facilitate a peer group for emerging entrepreneurs
from the central Indiana area. Membership is by invitation only.
CEOs must be willing to talk openly about their own business decisions,
give honest feedback to fellow members, and contribute to the success
of peers in the group. The business owners meet monthly to discuss
opportunities and challenges. Every quarter, the group hears from
a nationally known business expert like Peter Schutz, former CEO
of Porsche. The chairman must be a professional facilitator who makes
sure it all comes together and provides accountability in one-to-ones
with each member. The 7,000-international member network can be a
source of answers beyond the group. TEC provides a password-protected
place in cyberspace where CEO members gather worldwide for no-holds-barred
forum discussions on timely topics and critical information exchange.
TEC is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and enhancing the
lives of CEOs. Monger and his wife, Kim, have two children, Angela
(9) and Addy (3). His son, Justin (31), works in the gaming industry
in Las Vegas.
Rhonda Christle-Rautio, BSIM, is an e-commerce
store co-owner in Portland, Ore. She writes: We launched an e-commerce
store in fall 1999. I'm learning the e-biz after 12 years as circulation
manager with Norm Thompson, a mail-order catalog in Portland. I
feel like I'm getting my hair blown back every day with new changes.
Check out Wayne's World of Savings brand-name
products at discount prices at waynesworldofsavings.com.
George Shahnasarian, BSIM. See Master's
David S. Yoo, BSIM, is an SAP Application
Development Manager with Ferro Corporation. He writes: I took
an early retirement after 20 years with the Dow Chemical Company.
We are happy to have returned to Greater Cleveland, Ohio.
David W. Saunders, BSM, has a new position
as director, business processes, with Manco, Inc., in Avon,
Ohio. He also is president of the North Olmsted Soccer Organization.
Glenn Gramling, BSIM, is vice president-business
development and sales with HiFive.Net, Inc., in San Jose,
Calif. He writes: After 15 years with Hewlett-Packard,
I made the move to a venture capitalist-backed Internet
startup. The experience has been outstanding!
Brian R. Strickler, BSM, is a controller,
America's Information Technology, Solectron Corporation.
He writes: Solectron (www.solectron.com) is the
world's largest electronics manufacturing services
company, and the first company to win the Baldridge
Award for Manufacturing twice in the 12-year history
of the national program. The company has more than
65,000 associates in 70 locations worldwide. Revenues
for fiscal 2000 were $14.1 billion.
Drew E. Biehler, BSM, has been promoted
to assistant vice president-financial planning services at First Union Securities,
Inc., in Richmond, Va. He and his wife, Robin (BS Ag '87), announce the arrival
of their third child, Robert Deane, on September 19.
Rebecca A. Kosten, BSM, writes: In May, I received an
MS in computer science from Old Dominion. Even bigger news is the
birth of Matthew in September. We also have a 2-year-old son, Joey.
Janie D. (Young) Davis, BSM. See Master's
Barbara Campi Lynch, BSM, writes: I
am vice president for domestic affairs for the United States Fencing
Association (national governing body for the sport of fencing). I could
not do this without the support of my husband, Shawn, my daughter,
Fiona (10), and my son, Patrick (31/2).
They live in Stanhope, N.J.
Tracy L. Jones, BS (ACCT), a tax manager
with Fidelity Investments in Boston, Mass., writes: I recently left
PricewaterhouseCoopers to work for Fidelity. By leaving public accounting,
I hope to be able to spend more time with my family.
John D. Pottebaum, BS (ACCT), writes:
After working in accounting and project management for 10 years,
most recently as a financial systems manager at Worthington Industries
in Columbus, Ohio, I have made a career change. I recently relocated
to the West Coast and am working in the health fitness field my
true passion. I have my own business, Total Intensity Sports, which
offers coaching and fitness training. We are on the Web at www.totalintensitysports.com.
I also am pursuing a master's in kinesiology and sport performance
at California State University-Sacramento.
Waldron, BSM, writes:
After seven years with the Associates, I quit work to stay home with my
children. My husband (IE '91) and I had a daughter in May (Adrianna
Grace). We already have a 3-year-old son, Alex.
Arthur Jepson, BSM, has a new position
as project director: Internetworks, with ThruPoint in New York City. He
became a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) in August 2000.
Katie D. (Eltzroth) Horton, BSM, writes:
I recently relocated from Kansas City to Indianapolis as a result of
my promotion with ConAgra Frozen Foods to district sales manager of the
Indiana/Ohio/Michigan region. I had a baby June 6, a daughter named Greta
Charles E. Welborne, BSM, is a programmer/analyst
with Purdue University in West Lafayette. He writes: Charles and Anni
Welborne are pleased to announce the birth of our daughter. Christiana
Ruth Welborne was born on September 29, 2000. Pictures can be seen
David W. Abbott, BSM, writes: I graduated
from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia
with an MBA in May 2000. Married Juliana Pertuz in June 2000. Joined
Goldman, Sachs & Co.,
New York City, as an associate in investment banking.
Rachel E. Buckland, BS (ACCT), is a
business analyst with Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis. She
and Jeff Cramer, MS '96, were married October 14.
Jason A. Bradley, BSM, is a support analyst with IPhysicianNet
in Scottsdale, Calif. He is engaged to be married May 5, 2001.
Adam P. Bujeker, BSM, is a marketing research coordinator
with Time Warner Cable in Myrtle Beach. S.C. He also is a candidate
for an MBA from Winthrop University, and will graduate in August
Brooke LeRoy, BS (ACCT), has been promoted
to senior auditor at Ernst & Young in Indianapolis
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