Barranca ’71, MBA ’75, is vice president of product
development for the United States Postal Service. Barranca,
a 31-year postal veteran, is responsible for overseeing the
development and implementation of all new products and
David Cox ’74 has been named vice president of
information technology for Clear Choice Health Plans, Inc.
He will provide strategic direction, oversee resource
allocation and operational processes, and develop programs
to ensure efficient operation.
William M. McCabe ’78 is CFO of the United States Nuclear
Michael L. Middleton, MBA ’78, is president and chairman
of Tri-County Financial Corp. and its banking subsidiary,
Community Bank of Tri-County. He was appointed to the
College of Southern Maryland Board of Trustees by Maryland
Governor Martin O’Malley.
David Pusey ’71 joined the faculty of the School of
Education at Buena Vista University, Iowa.
Marc R. Schneebaum ’76 joined the board of directors of
GenVec, Inc. He is president and CEO of Sensors for Medicine
and Science, Inc., a medical technology company.
Greg Anderson ’82 is vice president of sales for
OptiMedica and is responsible for all sales activities in
Thomas V. Cox ’88 is CFO and vice president of finance,
administration and acting president of ITS America. He is a
certified public accountant.
Carly Fiorina, MBA ’80, joined the Board of Advisors for
Opportunity International, a microfinance organization.
Dennis McConnell, PhD ’83, was such an influence on his
students during his 20 years at the University of Maine that
they are raising $1 million to create the Dennis McConnell
endowed professorship in his honor. He lives in Surry,
Maine, with wife Virginia Gibson.
Joseph B. Milstein ’81 is a partner with Hiscock &
Barclay, LLP, and chairs the firm’s intellectual property
and technology practice area.
Lorrie Norrington ’81 is president of eBay International.
She oversees strategic and financial planning, marketing,
operations, product development, and business development
for eBay’s international businesses, including its network
of sites in Europe and Asia Pacific and its Classifieds
Douglas Pinckney ’86 is president of the Pinckney Hugo
Group, which recently made the list of fastest-growing
businesses by Inc. magazine. He is married to
Georgiana Pinckney ’89.
Ellen A. Polansky ’87 is designer and president of Mon-Sai
Thomas Wetterer ’87 is general counsel for Greenpeace,
USA, a nonprofit environmental organization.
Nicole T. Cole ’91, president of pHase V Consulting, LLC
and principal of MyFiduciaryAdvisors, was recently certified
as a fiduciary advisor under the Pension Protection Act.
Jonathan P. Cusa ’96 is director of equity research for
Evaluation Associates and coordinates day-to-day operations
within the Domestic Equity Research Group.
David J. DiPaolo ’92 is managing director of BHC Interim
Funding, L.P. and a managing partner of BHC Winton Fund.
Joseph Ferrara, MBA ’94, is senior vice president of
marketing and sales for Tollgrade Communications, Inc., a
supplier of network service assurance products for the cable
and telecom industries.
Mehmet Gerz, MBA ’94, is executive vice president and
general manager of the Turkish operations of Drake
Management and director of research in Drake’s Portfolio
Adam Gordon ’91 is chief revenue officer, national ad
sales, for WorldNow’s Local Media Network.
Michael Ladas ’93 is a managing director for investment
banking firm Bear Stearns.
Jeffrey Louis Neuville, MBA ’93, is a management
consultant. He was recently named to the board of visitors
of Lenoir-Rhyne College. He and wife Michele Francois have
two children, Claire and Ben.
Jia-Lang Seng, PhD ’94, is professor of information
systems in the College of Commerce at the National Chengchi
University in Taipei, Taiwan. He was named International
Educator of the Year for 2007--08.
Jeffrey Schechter ’92 joined Sterling Partners as partner
and CFO. He is responsible for all financial, accounting and
limited partner reporting functions.
Willam Schroeder, MBA ’94, joined SPADAC, a provider of
predictive analysis and geointelligence solutions for
government and industry, as vice president of national
security solutions. He will develop market channels and
opportunities for SPADAC technologies and services.
Raj Sharma ’91 is founder and CEO of Censeo Consulting
Group, advising Fortune 500 companies and federal government
agencies of how to address complex business issues related
to supply chain and procurement. He was named to Supply &
Demand Chain Executive’s prestigious “Pros to Know” for
Michael Sheedy ’92 joined Bavar Properties Group as
Arash Shirazinia ’96 was featured in the October 2007
Washingtonian magazine as one of 10 Washington, D.C.,
men who have “Got Style.” Shirazinia is president of Bullitt
Bookings Music Agency.
Joshua Sircus ’99 is an associate with Entertainment
Ventures. He is a registered investment advisor.
Alan D. Smith, MBA ’95, was appointed CFO at IntelliDyne,
LLC, a Virginia-based IT company.
Steve Stelmach ’97 is vice president of financial
guaranty for FBR Capital Markets.
Deborah Thornton, MBA ’92, ran as a candidate for school
board of the Iowa City School District.
Medhavi Bhatia, MBA ’05, is chief technology officer for
Jennifer Canty, MBA ’00, is CEO of family-run online
retailer Dyscern, named one of the fastest-growing retailers
in the company by Inc. magazine, with projected sales
of $12 million in 2007.
Code Cubitt, MBA ’02, is an investment manager at
Motorola Ventures, based in Sunnyvale, Calif. He reviews,
invests and manages minority equity investments strategic to
Motorola’s core and emerging businesses.
Shai Dardashti ’06 is managing partner of Dardashti
Melyssa Frantkin, MBA ’01, is director of external
relations for the Texas Advanced Computing Center at the
University of Texas at Austin. She oversees the center’s
public relations activities, corporate partnerships,
education and outreach programs, and international
Ian L. Gresham ’01 recently earned an MBA from Harvard
Business School and has joined Danaher, a Washington, D.C.,
industrial conglomerate, as a participant in their general
manager development program. He and wife Elaine will be
settling in Baltimore, Md., as he joins the Danaher Tool
Group in Sparks, Md.
Tony Hou, MBA ’03, and wife Wendy are proud to announce
the birth of their daughter Norah on April 24, 2007. Hou is
business manager for Capital One Financial Services.
August Jackson, MBA ’07, received the Society of
Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) Catalyst Award
for 2007 in recognition of his volunteer service. Jackson is
a senior consultant with Verizon. He produces “Competitive
Rahul Jain, MBA ’07, joined Core Capital Partners, a
Washington, D.C., venture capital firm with over $350
million under management that invests in a wide range of
Richard Limroth, MBA ’01, is the founder of Signature
Properties LLC. John William Mabry III, MBA ’04, joined Fox
Residential Auctions LLC as director of sales.
Krista Pilot, MBA ’00, is senior vice president for
corporate affairs and business development for Dan Klores
Communications. She works on corporate and social
responsibility campaigns and focuses on business and
Ramendra Singh, MBA ’05, is director of business
development for CampusU, Inc., an Internet-based,
interactive merchandising, marketing and media company. Seth
Stammler ’05 started Sporting Chance Foundation to provide
educational scholarships and build community water wells in
Nathan Tibbits, MBA ’01, is COO of the Center for a New
American Security, a research-based think tank dedicated to
developing strong and pragmatic national security related
Justin Williams ’05 joined Brainware, Inc., a provider of
intelligent data-capture and document processing solutions,
as sales/financial analyst.