Class Notes

The Class Notes section is dedicated for alumni to share information about their accomplishments and milestones. Class Notes are a way for alumni to spread the word about a promotion, award/honor received, career move, wedding, birth announcement, etc. All Class Notes are posted online and are considered for publication use in all Alumni Relations publications. To submit a Class Note please log in to the Alumni Community.

Michael Kazanjian (MA 1969)

Michael Kazanjian (LAS MA '69) has published the second edition of his book, "Unified Philosophy: Interdisciplinary Metaphysics, Cyberethics, and Liberal Arts," which argues argues that philosopy, engineering, cybernetics and set theory in math should be foundations of liberal arts and sciences.

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Lauren Stone (CSH 2007)

Lauren Stone (CSH '07) completed her doctorate in occupational therapy and was promoted to pediatric clinical program coordinator of the pediatric rehabilitation program at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton, Ill.

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Carlos Claudio (JD 2002, LAS 1995)

Carlos Claudio (LAS '95, JD '02) was appointed executive officer of the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office. [PHOTO]

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Thomas Mersman (LAS 2009)

Thomas Mersman (LAS '09) is now director of inside sales for Keeper Security Inc.

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Leslie Mitchell (MED 2004)

Leslie Mitchell (MEd '04) is now principal of Gregory Middle School in Naperville, Ill.

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Carol Brandt (MBA 1987)

Carol Brandt (MBA '87) has been recognized by Forbes as a Best-In-State Wealth Advisor for 2019.

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Jessica Villagomez (CMN 2017)

Jessica Villagomez (CMN '17), former editor-in-chief of The DePaulia, has been hired by the Chicago Tribune as a reporter.

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Michael Samuels (MBA 1996)

Michael Samuels (MBA '96) is now the CFO of the Addison Group, a professional services and staffing group.

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Erica Tighe (LAS 2010)

Erica Tighe Campbell (LAS '10) has her own company, a Los Angeles-based design firm called Be A Heart. Her newest offering is a line of Catholic paper party goods.

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Todd Gustafson (MM 1985)

Todd Gustafson (MM '85) had his photography and videography featured in the documentary "To The Ends of the Earth, East Africa," narrated by Jane Goodall. The documentary aired on WTTW-TV in April.

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Eric Fuglsang (JD 1997)

Eric J. Fuglsang (JD '97) has joined Levenfeld Pearlstein as a partner in its real estate group. He focuses his practice in commercial leasing and asset management, real estate finance, acquisitions and dispositions, and development.

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Frank Cesario (MBA 1996)

Frank Cesario (MBA '96), CFO of CTI Industries, has been appointed to the small business advisory committee of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).

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Miguel Ayala (LAS 2013)

Miguel Ayala (LAS '13) is the new communication director for Jan Schakowsky, U.S. Representative for Illinois' 9th Congressional District.

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Darryl Dunn (MBA 2004)

Darryl Dunn (MBA '04) was named to the 2019 Forbes/Shook Best-In-State Wealth Advisors list. Dunn is a senior vice president - wealth management in the Kansas City office of UBS Financial Services.

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Jennifer Kristoffersen (MED 2003)

Jennifer Kristofferson (MEd '03) has been promoted to chief academic officer at Nearpod. She had been vice president of content strategy at the company, which aims to help K-12 teachers and school districts create engaging classroom experiences.

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Heidi Herman (JD 1989)

Heidi Herman (JD '89) is now a senior counsel in the Chicago office of Dykema Gossett PLLC.

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Lila Gilbert (THE 2018)

Lila Gilbert (THE '18), a freelance production designer, was the production manager for The New Colony's 'Small World,? which ran March 27-May 1, 2019, at the Den Theatre in Chicago.

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Brian Rockey (BUS 2000)

Brian Rocket (BUS '00) has joined the 1st Security Bank as vice president, commercial lending relationship manager, and is based in the bank's Mountlake Terrace, Wash., office.

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Amanda Harrold (MBA 2002)

Amanda Harrold (MBA '02) has joined WealthVest. She will help advisors in multiple territories with retirement planning that uses fixed and fixed index annuities.

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Jeffrey Bankowski (MBA 2000)

Jeffrey Bankowski (MBA '00) has joined Guidehouse, a provider of management consulting services, as a managing director in the firm's state and local government practice.

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