Jennifer Kelly (JD 2005)

Kerns (JD '05) was named a partner in the Chicago law firm of Anesi Ozmon Rodin Novak and Kohen Ltd. She joined Anesi Ozmon as an associate in 2013.

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Elizabeth Wakeman (JD 1993)

Wakeman (JD '93) formed the Wakeman Law Group, PC, based in Crystal Lake, Ill. The practices focuses on family law and personal injury.

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Michael Shalbrack (LLM 1990, JD 1984)

Michael Jon Shalbrack (JD '84, LLM '90) received the Seely P. Forbes Memorial Award, one of the Winnebago County (Ill.) Bar Association's highest honors, in June 2017. He also celebrated his 30th year with the Rockford, Ill., firm HolmstromKennedyPC, where his practice encompasses business, estate planning, real estate and taxation law.

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Christopher Chmelik (THE 2008)

Chmelik (THE '08) starred in "Lela & Co." at the Steep Theatre in Chicago during summer 2017.

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Ann Dowd (MFA 1982)

Ann Dowd (THE MFA '82) was nominated for two 2017 Emmy Awards, as Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Aunt Lydia in the Hulu production of Margaret Atwood's "The Handmaid's Tale" and as Guest Actress in a Drama Series for playing Patti Levin in HBO's "The Leftovers." [PHOTO]

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Naomi Bensdorf Frisch (MM 2006)

Frisch (MM '06), currently a student at Chicago Kent School of Law, received the 2017 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize.

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Chris Lake (MST 1999)

Lake (BUS MST '99) was named chief financial officer for PE Facility Solutions, LLC, based in San Diego, Calif.

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Thomas Wogan (EDU 1972)

Thomas Wogan Sr. (EDU '72) has been named the first major gifts officer of Mercy Circle, a continuing care retirement community in southwest Chicago sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy West Midwest. [PHOTO]

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Kevin Turner (MBA 1989)

Turner (MBA '89) joined Nimble, a customer relationship management software provider, as head of strategic partner development. Previously he was one of the principles at Model Metrics, a Salesforce Consultancy company.

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Will Davis (THE 2005)

Davis (THE '05) will direct the New York premiere of "Bobby Clearly," opening at Roundabout Theatre in March 2018.

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David Contis (JD 1985, BUS 1981)

Contis (BUS '81, JD '85) joined the board of directors of Grupo Acosta Verde, which develops, owns and manages shopping centers in Mexico.

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Tia Vilums (MBA 2006)

Vilums Frapolli (MBA '06) became president of the NPD Group's office supplies business in July 2017. She joined the global information company in 2011 and most recently was executive director of client development for NPD's home practice.

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Joseph Hoffmann (JD 2008)

Hoffman (JD '08) was named executive vice president and chief financial officer of IFG Companies and is based in the firm's Chicago office.

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Daniel Levan (MBA 1991)

Levan (MBA '91) was named Tennessee Small Business Person of the Year for 2017. He is chief executive of Energy3 (Energy, Efficiency and Sustainability Consulting) of Chattanooga, Tenn. He has been a CEO and CFO with four top global companies, including AIG Central Europe, living in Moscow, AEGON Asia and GE Capital. Most recently he was the managing partner of EES Consulting.

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Jeff Still (MFA 1989)

Still (MFA THE '89) is in "Oslo," which won a Tony Award for Best Play, on Broadway in New York City.

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Sydney Parks (BUS 1999)

Parks (BUS '99) joined the Chicago-based executive search firm Carrington & Carrington as its new senior director for strategic search operations and business development.

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Benjamin Johnson (JD 2007)

Johnson (JD '07) was promoted to partner at the Chicago-based law firm Michael Best and Friedrich. He is a member of the firm's labor and employment relations practice group.

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Dirk Von Der Horst (MUS 1994)

Von der Horst (MUS '94) published his first book, "Jonathan's Loves, David's Laments: Gay Theology, Musical Desires, and Historical Difference" (Wipf and Stock).

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Audrone Karalius (MS 1975, CSH 1974)

Karalius (CSH '74, MS CSH '75) was named a member of the Chicago law firm Boodell & Domanskis, LLC. She is experienced in corporate, environment and sustainability, health, safety, labor, employment and ethics law.

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Mark Plotkin (BUS 2010)

Plotkin (BUS '10) was promoted to associate head coach of the men's soccer team at Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y.

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Brent Paris (MST 1995)

Paris (MST '95) was promoted to managing partner of Dubin Clark & Company, Inc., a private investment firm where he has worked since 2001. He currently runs the Florida office of the Boston-based company.

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