Mark Castaneda (MST 1994, BUS 1986)

Mark Castaneda (BUS '86, MST '94) moves from CFO to strategic business development for Tilray Inc., a Canadian cannabis company.

Published:

Andrew Chidester (MS 1990)

Andrew Chidester (BUS MS '90) is now managing director of the investment banking team of St. Louis-based Benjamin F. Edwards & Co.

Published:

Laura Giampietro (SNL 2009)

Laura Giampietro (SCPS '09) has joined Chicago-based Newcastle Limited as senior vice president of marketing.

Published:

Daniel Daitchman (MBA 2015)

Dan Daitchman (MBA '16) has been promoted to director, corporate advisory & valuation services of Chicago-based Great American Group.

Published:

Barbara Posadas (LAS 1967)

Barbara M. Posadas (LAS '67) received the 2019 Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award of the Immigration and Ethnic History Society from the Organization of American Historians. She is CLAS distinguished professor of history emerita at Northern Illinois University.

Published:

Laurie Badzek (MS 1993, LLM 1993)

Laurie Badzek (LLM '93, CSH MS '93), dean of the Colleg of Nursing at Penn State, received the American Nurses Association's Leadership In Ethics Award.

Published:

LaDonna Sanders (MA 1996)

LaDonna Sanders Nkosi (LAS MA '96) is now director of intercultural ministries with the Church of the Brethren, based in Elgin, Ill.

Published:

Nellie Stoeckel (SNL 2003)

Nellie Garcia (SCPS '03) has joined the Chicago office of Freeborn & Peters LLP as an associate in the litigation and IP practice groups.

Published:

Britt Florin (JD 2013)

Britt Florin (JD '13) was elected to serve as treasurer of the 2020 executive board of the Will County (Ill.) Women's Bar Association. She is an assistant state's attorney for Will County.

Published:

Charlene Recio (JD 2011)

Charlene Recio (JD '11) was elected to serve as president of the 2020 executive board of the Will County (Ill.) Women's Bar Association. She is assistant state's attorney in the felony narcotics unit of the Will County State's Attorney's Office.

Published:

Thomas Buhrmann (MBA 2012)

Thomas Buhrmann (MBA '12) has been promoted to principal of Strategic Wealth Partners Group LLC. He is based in the firm's Deerfield, Ill., office

Published:

Charlotte Pence (CDM 2016)

Charlotte Pence (CDM '16) and Henry Bond were married Dec. 28, 2019, at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. She is a writer and graduate student at Harvard Divinity School, and he is a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy.

Published:

William McGowan (MBA 1990)

William McGowan (MBA '90) is now market manager of middle market banking of Illinois and Wisconsin for TCF National Bank.

Published:

Rose Doherty (BUS 1983)

Rose Doherty (BUS '83) has been named president of the Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago for 2020. She is leader of the nonprofit practice group of Legacy Professionals LLP, a CPA firm based in Westchester, Ill.

Published:

Crystal Glass-Ashby (JD 1986)

Crystal Glass-Ashby (JD '86) now serves as the interim president and CEO of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC), based in Washington DC. She will lead the ELC's efforts to increase the number of black executives in C-suites, on corporate boards and in global enterprises.

Published:

Paola Belloso (MA 2019)

Paola Belloso (CMN MA '19) is now a multimedia journalist with KVRR-TV in Fargo, N.D.

Published:

Tanvi Patel (JD 2011)

Tanvi Patel (JD '11) has been promoted to partner at Neal Gerber Eisenberg. She is a registered patent attorney and serves on the board of Ms. JD, an organization that supports women in the legal profession.

Published:

Corinne Cozort (JD 2011)

Cori Cozort (JD '11) has been promoted to partner at Giamanco Law Partners, with offices in the Chicago suburbs of Bolingbrook and New Lenox.

Published:

Mary Williamson (THE 2008)

Mary Williamson (THE '08) appeared in "Sender," a play by Chicago playwright Ike Holter, at the Urbanite Theatre in Sarasota, Fla., in January and February.

Published:

Juan Buitron (SNL 2012)

Juan Carlos Buitron (SCPS '12) now serves as the education liaison for Butler University's Doctor of Medical Science program.

Published:

Shannon Stone-Winding (SNL 2014)

Shannon Stone-Winding (SCPS '14) has been appointed president and CEO of the Black Alliance of Colleges and Employers. In 2016, she founded a higher ed consulting firm and serves as a board member for Women Employed Adult Student Success Council and co-chair of DePaul's Chicagoland Alumni Board.

Published: