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Please note: Individuals are listed in Class Notes according to the year of their most recent School of Management degree.
Lauren D. Rachlin '48 was named a partner in the Toronto and Buffalo offices of Hiscock & Barclay LLC.
Richard Provenza '51 retired as manager of propulsion subcontracts at Hughes Aircraft in 1994.
Bo Pikas, MBA '69, was named to the board of directors of the Buffalo Institute of Medical Research.
Maria Miecyjak '77 was named to the 2014 Women of Influence list by Buffalo Business First.
John Saramak '77 was named manager of sales in the copier division at Eagle Systems in Buffalo.
Timothy J. Freer '81 was appointed director of human resources for the Niagara Falls Medical Center.
Sharon Randaccio '76, MBA '81, was named to the 2014 Women of Influence list by Buffalo Business First.
Stuart Diamond '82 was promoted to global chief financial officer for GroupM.
Ronald Tanski, MBA '82, was named Business Executive of the Year by the Richard J. Wehle School of Business at Canisius College.
Cynthia Heximer '76, MBA '83, was named to the board of directors of the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute.
Ellen Peinkofer '83 was promoted to chief financial officer at SKM Group.
Christopher Gibas, MBA '84, was named CEO of Buffalo Collaborative Opportunities and Management Enterprises.
John Rodgers, MBA '84, was named to the Child and Family Services board of directors.
Mitchell Brew '85 was named director of logistics for the U.S. Army Medical Command under the Office of the Surgeon General.
Steven Kroll '85 was appointed executive director of NYSARC Inc.
Norman Bennett '87 joined Calamar as corporate general counsel.
Lisa Kirisits '85, MBA '87, CPA, was named to the Trocaire College board of trustees.
Sujata Yalamanchili '88, MBA '89, was named to the 2014 Top List by Super Lawyers, the Thomson Reuters lawyer rating service.
John A. Pacella '90 was promoted to vice president of investments at Wells Fargo Advisors.
Richard Tompkins '91 is a senior residential mortgage consultant at Capital Bank in Florida.
David Knauss, CEL '93, was elected secretary of the Rotary Club of Buffalo.
Thomas Burns '94, CPA, was installed as president of the Buffalo chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Michael Olfano '92, MBA '94, was named CEO of PCA Technology Group.
John D. Shine, MBA '94, was named senior vice president and financial adviser at Trubee, Collins & Co.
Elizabeth Vealey '94, MBA '94, was named president of the Chippewa Alliance board of directors.
Margaret Gorenflo, MBA '95, was promoted to portfolio director of operations at BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York.
Wayne Keller, MBA '95, was named senior vice president and senior team leader for the New York middle market in the corporate banking division of First Niagara Financial Group.
Janet Meiselman, MBA '95, was named to the 2014 Women of Influence list by Buffalo Business First.
William Heussler, CEL '96, earned an Associate Real Estate Broker License for New York State.
Rebecca Raczkowski, MBA '97, was promoted to senior manager at Freed Maxick CPAs.
Jeffrey Stravino, JD/MBA '97, was named to Buffalo Business First and Buffalo Law Journal's 2014 list of Western New York Legal Elite.
David Uba, MBA '97, was named to the Nardin Academy board of directors.
Sheree Arnold '94, MBA '98, was promoted to ACO clinical specialist II at Catholic Medical Partners.
Jiming Lindal, MBA '98, was named a second rounder at the 2014 Austin Film Festival for her drama script "Crazy Dance of Day and Night," a love story set during the Chinese Cultural Revolution.
Sharon Prize Azurin, JD/MBA '99, was appointed to the Mercy Hospital Foundation board of directors.
Nathan R. Marton, MBA '99, was named assistant vice president of operations at D'Youville College.
Geoffrey F. Pritchard '99 was appointed chief financial officer at Blue Bridge Financial.
Dolores Rugg, EMBA '99, was promoted to vice president of human resources at Elite Senior Living LLC.
Kathryn Alterio, MBA '00, was promoted to vice president at People Inc.
Mark Notarius, MBA '01, was named to the board of trustees of the Burchfield Penney Art Center.
Jessica R. Fields '02 was appointed comptroller at Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled or Disadvantaged of WNY Inc.
Kathleen Ireland Manne, BS/MBA '02, CPA, was promoted to assistant vice president of business operations in the University at Buffalo's Office of University Communications.
Adam Storch '02 was named vice president for enterprise planning and reporting at Fannie Mae. Storch previously served as chief operating officer and managing director for the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Jennifer VanDewater, MBA '02, was appointed director of health and authenticity at Rich Products Corp.
Patrick Mathews '03, CPA, was promoted to vice president of finance at Willcare, a home health care provider.
Archana Shenoy, MBA '03, was named to the board of directors of Danceability Inc.
Garett K. Gough '04 was promoted to assistant vice president at Kei Advisors.
Henry W.J. McWilliams, PMBA '04, CPA, was named chief financial officer and chief operating officer at UBMD Internal Medicine and UBMD Family Medicine.
Jamie J. Batt, JD/MBA '05, was appointed to the board of the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County.
Anthony Mrozik Jr., EMBA '05, was named to the Child and Family Services board of directors.
Brian Dauksha '06 was promoted to assistant vice president at Evans Bank.
Lauren Lopez, MBA '06, was appointed director of marketing for the In-Store Bakery Division at Rich Products Corp.
Fraser McIntyre '06 was promoted to team leader in the commercial lines department for the Stahlka Agency's Williamsville and Orchard Park offices.
Michelle Mazzone, CEL '07, was named to the 2014 Women of Influence list by Buffalo Business First.
Kimberly Stehlar '07 was promoted to assistant vice president at Evans Bank.
Kurtis Archer '08 was named an admissions counselor for Ashford University in San Diego.
Justin Bonk '08 was named to the Cazenovia Community Resource Center board of directors.
Matthew Rizzo '08 was promoted to divisional vice president of the Buffalo branch of AXA Advisors.
Paul L. Snyder IV '08 was named vice president, transportation at We Care Transportation.
Rose (McClurg) Hu, BS/MBA '09, CPA, was promoted to audit manager at KPMG LLP.
Kristin Minervini '09, PHR, was promoted to director of human resources at Niagara Cerebral Palsy.
Peter Ruocco, BS/MBA '09, was promoted to manager at Brock, Schechter & Polakoff.
Laurie Albertsson, CEL '10, was named president-elect of the Rotary Club of Buffalo.
David Gordon, MBA '10, earned a doctorate of philosophy in engineering and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University.
John Polvino, CEL '10, was elected to the board of directors of Goodwill Industries of Western New York Inc.
Christopher White '02, PMBA '11, was promoted to portfolio director, sales and marketing at BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York.
Alex Adema, EMBA '12, was appointed director of finance and operations at Launch NY.
Julia Jornsay-Silverberg, BS/MBA '12, was named content marketing specialist at Buffalo Niagara Partnership.
Jordan Malecki '11, MS '12, CPA, was promoted to senior auditor at Drescher & Malecki LLP.
Gregory J. Rhoads '06, PMBA '12, was named research analyst at Kei Advisors.
Melinda Koop '13 was named human resources generalist at ABC-Amega, a commercial receivable management firm.
George Narby, EMBA '13, was named deputy global medical director, military health services at International SOS.
Jennifer Ball, EMBA '14, was named chief financial officer at Heritage Centers.
Dominic Baranyi '13, MBA '14, was named staff accountant at Lumsden & McCormick LLP.
Adam Cardinal '13, MBA '14, was named staff accountant at Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner LLP.
Peter DiNunzio '13, MBA '14, was named staff accountant at Lumsden & McCormick LLP.
Amanda Grasso '09, MBA '14, was named to the board of directors of Danceability Inc.
Haiyan Hu, MBA '14, was named material analyst at Qualitrol.
Jill Ann Robbins-Jabine, EMBA '14, was named CEO of the YWCA of Western New York.
Michelle Watorek '04, MBA '14, was appointed director, corporate controller at BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York.
Alumni Spotlight: 2014 40 Under Forty
Congratulations to the following alumni named to the 2014 40 Under Forty list by Buffalo Business First:
- Jennifer Beckage '99
- Bryan Brauner, EMBA '14
- Barbara Danner '99
- Mary Ellen Frandina '00
- Shanntina Moore, MBA '00
Alumni Spotlight: David Langless, EMBA '11
David Langless, EMBA '11, CPA, was promoted to chief financial officer at Tops Markets, where he will oversee all finance, accounting and planning strategies.
A leading full-service grocery retailer, Tops employs more than 16,000 associates at 162 supermarkets across upstate New York, northern Pennsylvania and western Vermont.
Langless joined Tops Markets in 2008 and during his tenure has held the positions of director of financial reporting, and vice president and chief accounting officer.
Prior to joining Tops, Langless served as director of financial reporting at Mark IV Industries and spent six years in the assurance and business risk services practices of Ernst & Young.