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Anitra Androh (JD 2001)
Anitra joined Bryant Miller Olive PA as of counsel in the Washington, D.C., office. She will support real estate, housing, banks and developers in the public finance group.
Brian Swift (JD 1988)
Brian published "UP: Getting Up is the Key to Life," an inspirational story about the extraordinary life of a man living as a C6 quadriplegic. He shares his personal paradigm for mental, emotional, and spiritual recovery facing the challenges of life as quadriplegic and hopes to inspire those with similar injuries, as well as their medical caregivers, family, and loved ones.
Ira Helfgot (JD 1981)
Ira was sworn in as treasurer of the Lawyers' Assistance Program at its annual dinner on Nov. 1.
Joanne Moon (JD 2012)
Joanne has been named an associate at Segal, McCambridge, Singer & Mahoney Ltd.
Lamis Eli (JD 2012)
Lamis has been named an associate at Segal, McCambridge, Singer & Mahoney Ltd.
Margaret McCormick (JD 1977)
Margaret has assumed the presidency of the Federal Bar Association's Chicago chapter.
Michael McGrory (JD 2003)
Michael has been elected to the board of directors for Mental Health America of Illinois. He is a partner at SmithAmundsen, focusing his practice in aviation law and commercial litigation.
Paula Kim (JD 2005)
Paula has been named a shareholder at Polsinelli.
Tracey Levy (MS 2008)
Tracey and her husband Matt founded DMEtek, a leading provider of innovative and customer focused managed and IT services and solutions. The company, which has been recognized as one of the world's top IT Managed Service Providers and named a top performing SMB channel partner in the United States in 2012 and 2013, was acquired by iNETWORKS Services LLC in July 2013. In addition, Levy is founder and president of MTX Foods LLC and has signed a multi-unit franchise deal with Austin, Texas,-based 'How Do You Roll?? She plans to open three locations in Chicago and the surrounding areas in the next three years.
Aalap Shah (BUS 2004)
Aalap is co-founder of SoMe Connect, an agency that seeks to help businesses better leverage social media in their operations.
Craig Hurley (MBA 1998)
Craig is the new vice president of product management at Cosentry. There, he will be responsible for infrastructure as a service offerings, including colocation, manged hosting, and cloud and managed services.
James Deters (BUS 1998)
James is co-founder and CEO of Galvanize, an innovative ecosystem in Denver that provides a creative brainstorming space for entrepreneurs and start up companies.
Lily Gulik (CDM 1990)
Lily was appointed vice president of system integrator sales for Americas, which includes the United States, Mexico, Canada and Brazil. She will be responsible for the overall sales and growth of the sales and industry leadership units.
Tarell Mc Craney (THE 2003)
Tarell was named one of 24 MacArthur Fellows. Over five years, he will receive $625,000 from the MacArthur Foundation to help inspire inspire his creative potential.
Thomas Urick (MBA 2003)
Thomas joined BMO Harris Bank as vice president/senior relationship manager in its commercial real estate group.
Bruce Boxleitner (CER 1971)
Bruce plays Bob Beldon in "Cedar Cove." The Hallmark Channel show was recently renewed for a second season.
Tony Hunter (MBA 1995)
Tony was elected chairman of the Metropolitan Family Services board. He is the CEO of Tribune Publishing in Chicago.
Robert McGee (MST 1976)
Robert competed in the Taekwondo National Championships in Orlando on Oct. 18-19. He competed in the 60-99 year-old category in all eight events and won eight gold medals.
Heriberto Cruz (BUS 2010)
Heriberto was promoted to vice president of operations at Access Community Network where he is responsible for all health center operations. In addition, he has been selected as one of six scholars for the inaugural Thomas C. Dolan Executive Diversity Program, through the American College of Healthcare Executives, from a pool of 85 applicants.
Kwame Raoul (LAS 1987)
Kwame was selected as one of 45 business executives to be featured in the next issue of Business Leaders of Color. He is a member of the labor and employment group at Quarles & Brady LLP and an Illinois State Senator.
Lawrence Vonckx (LAS 2003)
Lawrence was promoted to general counsel of IFS North America, Inc., where he has worked since 2012.
Maureen McCarthy (MA 2012)
Maureen founded Parenting for a Caring World, which seeks to answer the question, "Should I let my baby cry it out?" (No!), which is supported by research findings from neuroscience, psychology and other fields. Parenting for a Caring World offers parenting consultant services and provides information on how to raise a confident child who knows how to have caring and healthy relationships. Visit listentoyourbaby.com for more information or youtube.com./watch?v=dqLOK7LldhI to watch a one-minute video.
Tammy King (EDU 1999)
Tammy co-authored "Implementing Effective Instruction for English Language Learners: 12 Key Practices for Administrators, Teachers and Leadership Teams."
Alexsandra Sukhoy (CMN 1995)
Alexsandra completed her third book, "The '90s: Diary of a Mess," available exclusively at Amazon.
Karla Hein (MA 2009)
Karla married Matthew Hein on Sept. 20 in Wheaton, Ill. The couple resides in Lombard, Ill. Karla is the digital content manager for Concordia University Chicago.
Lesley Cohen (JD 1996)
Lesley was appointed to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Law by the Nevada Legislature. Lesley practices in Henderson, Nevada, and represents Assembly District 29 in the Nevada State Legislature.
Lillian Cilano (BUS 1986)
Lillian was promoted to senior manager of financial reporting at The Trustmark Companies. She is now an officer of the company.
Robert Clifford (LLD 2003, JD 1976, BUS 1973)
Robert will speak at the spring meeting of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Toni Apicelli (MA 1997)
Toni published "A Sixties Story," about her journey from popular high school cheerleader to a member of the '60s counterculture.