Elizabeth Kundolf (MED 2007)

Elizabeth A. Kundolf (MEd '07) was named principal of Silvermine Dual Language Magnet School, Norwalk, Conn.

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Vincent Sweeney (MBA 1995)

Vincent J. Sweeney (MBA '95) was named to the board of directors for the McGaw YMCA in Evanston, Ill. He is a certified public accountant and chief financial officer for the specialty retail group of companies for the Marmon Group, part of Berkshire Hathaway.

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Patricio Aguilar (MS 2009)

Patricio M. Aguilar (CDM MS '09) was appointed as a Hoffman Estates (Ill.) Park District community representative to sit on the city's Forward Planning Committee. He has written a book, "Keeping Up With Technology," that is scheduled to be published later this year.

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Tracie Adix-Zins (CMN 2007)

Tracie L. Adix-Zins (CMN '07), named BIG EAST Pitcher of the Year when she played for the Blue Demons, was named DePaul's new head softball coach on July 5, 2018.

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Johara El Harazin (MBA 2006, BUS 2003)

Johara F. El Harazin (BUS '03, MBA '06) was named executive director of the $18.3 billion Illinois State Board of Investment in Chicago in July 2018.

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John Carruthers (MA 2009)

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William Blanchard (JD 1973)

William A. Blanchard (JD '73) is general counsel for Gaia Title Inc. and a real estate attorney representing clients in Chicago's western suburbs.

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Susan Peters (SNL 1996)

Susan D. Peters (SNL '96) published her second Joi Sommers mystery novel, "The Iron Collar," in July 2018. The original book in the series is "Broken Dolls." Peters' first book was a memoir, "Sweet Liberia, Lessons from the Coal Pot," about her family's escape from the Liberian Civil War. Peters retired from the University of Chicago Medical Center in September 2017.

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Taylor Van Hove (JD 2016)

Taylor A. Van Hove (JD '16) is an associate in the Chicago office of Swanson, Martin & Bell LLP, focusing on medical negligence, health care, product liability and premises liability. Previously she was an associate at Stellato & Schwartz Ltd. in Chicago.

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Bertram Scott (DHL 2009, SNL 1980)

Bertram L. Scott (SNL '80, SNL DHL '09), senior vice president of population health and value-based care at Novant Health of Charlotte, N.C., is serving the second of a two-year term as chairman-elect for the American Heart Association. Scott has volunteered with the American Heart Association on regional and national levels for more than 20 years, including serving on the national board of directors since 2010.

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Lauren Lapkus (LAS 2008)

Lauren A. Lapkus (LAS '08) is the voice of Lotta in the new Netfllix cartoon series "Harvey Street Kids." She has appeared in the television shows "Lucifer" and "The Big Bang Theory."

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Juliana Garcia-Uribe (JD 2009)

Juliana Garcia-Uribe (JD '09) joined the immigration practice group of Murtha Cullina LLP, based in Hartford, Conn.

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Theresa Siaw (BUS 2010)

Theresa K. Siaw (BUS '10), a social community activist and the business development director of OMNI Healthcare, recently funded two initiatives for Chicago's Humboldt Park community. She helped co-found the Roberto Clemente Academy Summer Sports Program, a six-week summer sports camp serving nearly 350 high school students, and she was one of the largest sponsors of the Puerto Rican parade on June 16.

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Gretchen Brinza (MS 2007)

Gretchen M. Brinza (LAS MS '07) received the K-6 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching for 2018. She works for Alcott College Prep East Elementary School in Chicago.

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Tyrone Corbin (CDM 1985)

Tyrone K. Corbin (CDM '85) was hired as an assistant coach for the Orlando Magic. Previously he was an assistant coach with the Phoenix Suns.

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Brooke Gabbert (MA 2010)

Brooke E. Gabbert (CMN MA '10) was appointed to the advisory board for URentMe.com, an online marketplace for renting recreation vehicles and powersports. She is the founder of PennStreet Communications, a strategic marketing communications firm.

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Lubna Mohammed A. Al Omair (MS 2013)

Lubna Mohammed A. Al Omair (CDM MS '13) is the first Saudi female Olympic fencer. In celebration of her achievements, an image of her was showcased on the tallest building in Riyadh during Saudi National Day in 2017. In 2014, she co-founded the Dhahran Fencing Club, the first in the country for women to train in the sport. She works for the Quality of Life Program, one of the nation's Vision Realization Programs of Saudi Arabia 2030.

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Lissette Flores (LAS 2008)

Lissette M. Flores (LAS '08) and Amilcar Guzman were married June 24, 2018, at Meridian Hill Park in Washington, D.C. She is a supervisory community development specialist at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Wasif Khan (LLM 2012, JD 2010)

Wasif A. Khan (JD '10) is an attorney of counsel in the Chicago office of HeplerBroom, where he focuses on the corporate and regulatory needs of healthcare professionals, medical and dental practices, healthcare entities, small to midsize businesses and nonprofit organizations.

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Lisa Schmit (LAS 1990)

Lisa M. Schmit (LAS '90) owns In The Zone, a dog training, fitness and massage business based in Mechanicsburg, Ill. She was instrumental in bringing the North American Dog Agility Championships to the Illinois State Fairgrounds in 2009, 2011 and 2015.

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Kristen Perteet (CSH 1997)

Kristen Perteet (CSH '97) and Hassahn Liggins (CSH '00) were honored with a resolution sponsored by the board of commissioners of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago recognizing them and their nonprofit, Be the Miracle, for helping Chicago schoolchildren with scholarships and mentoring programs.

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