Category: Class Notes
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Ellis H. Goodman, J.D. ’65, was awarded first-place honors at the 2015 Toastmasters International Speech Contest in April.
Mel D. Powell, J.D. ’65, received the 2015 Donald C. Stone Award from the International Association of Schools and Institutions of Administration in July for his contribution to the field of public administration and active commitment to the association.
Louis A. Becker, J.D. ’70, retired from the Circuit Court for Howard County, Maryland, in 2014.
Drew D. Carberry, B.A. ’71, joined Lighthouse in Catonsville, Maryland, as executive director in May.
Stuart M. Goldberg, B.A. ’70, J.D. ’74, was elected to serve a two-year term as chair of the University of Baltimore Foundation’s Alumni Committee in May.
Meyer Simon, J.D. ’74, served as a course planner and moderator for the Continuing Legal Education seminar “Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department—Practice and Procedures,” presented by the Montgomery (Pennsylvania) Bar Association in May.
Steven A. Allen, J.D. ’75, became a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers in March.
Alan Jacobs, J.D. ’75, was reappointed as adjunct professor of law in the International LL.M. program at American University’s Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C.
John G. Peters Jr., B.S. ’75, is the president and chief learning officer for the Institute for the Prevention of In-Custody Deaths in Henderson, Nevada.
Harry C. Storm, J.D. ’79, a business attorney at Lerch, Early & Brewer in Bethesda, Maryland, is president-elect of the Maryland State Bar Association.
Frances M. Draper, CERT ’80, MBA ’81, was appointed vice chair of the Morgan State University Board of Regents.
Michael B. Kaminski, B.A. ’81, published his book, Life after Russian Roulette: Game Over, in January 2014.
Charles E. Andreatta, MBA ’82, retired as associate director of the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Government Securities Regulations staff in April.
Paul F. Sullivan Jr., M.S. ’82, and his team at Sullivan & Co. in Bethesda, Maryland, recently completed a webinar for clients on “Pros & Cons of Pension Plans such as 401k’s, Simple IRAs, IRAs, SEPs, and other plans.”
Harry B. Bosk, M.A. ’83, rebranded his business, The Write Image, as Harry Bosk PR & Photography.
Monroe W. DeVos, B.S. ’83, celebrated his five-year anniversary with Michelin North America in January and is now a zone deployment manager for Michelin Franchise Development in Harmans, Maryland.
Susan R. Gainen, J.D. ’84, published The Backyard Roosters of Saint Paul, a collection of portraits and stories documenting 45 of St. Paul, Minnesota’s “finest whimsical roosters,” in February.
Marianne Shepperd, B.S. ’84, sold her business, Pet Sitters, in September 2014 and retired to the Florida Keys in May.
Patricia C. McMullen, J.D. ’86, was selected as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in June.
Gary F. Collins, J.D. ’87, finished working with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Afghanistan in December 2014 and is now with the Lebanese judiciary in Beirut, where he is working on a judicial strengthening program.
Michael D. Mallinoff, J.D. ’87, was appointed as county administrator for the Charles County (Maryland) government in May.
Robert G. Cassilly Jr., J.D. ’88, was elected to the Maryland State Senate to represent District 34, Harford County (Maryland), in January.
Alan B. Grossman, J.D. ’88, had his article, “Termination of Residential Rental Agreements,” published in the July issue of The Florida Bar Journal.
Karen A. Stout, MBA ’88, former president of Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, is now president and chief executive officer of Achieving the Dream in Silver Spring, Maryland.
David L. Costello III, MBA ’91, was selected as president of Arundel Federal Savings Bank in Glen Burnie, Maryland, in May.
Robert D. Anbinder, J.D. ’92, was appointed president of the Bar Association of Baltimore City in May.
Richard E. Cosentino, B.S. ’87, MBA ’93, became the 13th president of Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina, in July.
Sharon A. Perfetti, B.S. ’93, launched her website, The Stories Between, in September 2014. The site allows individuals to share stories and photos of loved ones who have passed away.
William A. York III, B.S. ’94, retired from the U.S. Air Force as lieutenant colonel in March and in April began his career as lead associate with Booz, Allen & Hamilton.
Aaron C. Ball, J.D. ’97, joined New York Life Insurance Co. as vice president and leader of the company’s long-term-care insurance business in Austin, Texas, in March.
Michael A. Hodge, J.D. ’97, published the Attorney’s Guide to Crime Scene Investigations in April.
Glenn M. Sulmasy, J.D. ’97, was appointed provost and chief academic officer of Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island, in March.
Jason Lawrence, M.A. ’99, published his novel, Last Flight Home, in May.
Michael J. Fellerman, J.D. ’00, joined Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker in Potomac, Maryland, in March.
Lt. Col. Dennis L. Hager II, J.D. ’00, was appointed deputy legal counsel for the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in September 2014.
Joyette M. Holmes, J.D. ’01, was named the next chief magistrate of Cobb County, Georgia, in March.
Tanya C. Allen, B.S. ’03, was named a 2015 Top Nurse by Baltimore magazine in April.
Havalah M. “Halley” Hetrick, J.D. ’03, married Norman P. Hetrick Jr. in Philadelphia in May 2014.
Brian D. Adkins, B.S. ’05, relocated to Greenville, South Carolina, to work for Regional Management Corp. as the director of operations in January.
Jeffrey J. Griffin, B.A. ’05, was appointed by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan as director of the Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism in Baltimore in May.
Daniel N. Soderberg, MBA ’05, published his first children’s book, Buckley the Toothless Beaver, in April.
Tiffany S. Stephens, B.S. ’05, was appointed acting deputy director of human resources for Harford County, Maryland, in April.
Maurice “Maury” LaPointe, MBA ’06, was inducted into the National Junior College Athletic Association Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame in May. He played for both Anne Arundel Community College and the University of Maryland, College Park.
Alicia N. Ritchie, J.D. ’06, was promoted to principal at Miles & Stockbridge in Baltimore in January.
Eliezer Schwartz, MBA ’06, is the director of marketing for the Asia-Pacific region for SurveyMonkey.
Matthew E. Feinberg, J.D. ’08, was named partner at Finkelstein & Feinberg in Chevy Chase, Maryland, in May. He also was included as a 2015 Rising Star for Washington, D.C., by Super Lawyers magazine.
Garry F. Farley, B.S. ’89, M.P.A. ’93, B.S. ’09, is serving as an AmeriCorps volunteer for AARP Experience Corps in Baltimore.
Leah C. Dempsey, J.D. ’10, joined the Credit Union National Association as senior director of advocacy and counsel in May.
A. Michelle Gomola, J.D. ’10, joined Wright, Constable & Skeen in Baltimore in June.
Cynthia M. Gage, B.S. ’11, was hired as a digital publishing specialist for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Durham, North Carolina, in December 2014.
Theresa J. Kallman, M.A. ’11, became the division director of safety and risk compliance for Methodist Healthcare System in San Antonio in December 2014.
Divya Potdar, J.D. ’11, was named to The Daily Record’s 2015 list of 20 in Their Twenties, recognizing honorees’ professional accomplishments and civic involvement.
Alex D. Tremble Jr., M.S. ’11, was appointed to serve on the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board’s Citizens Advisory Committee in January.
Elizabeth I. Best, M.S. ’12, authored and published her fifth nonfiction book, Workplace Bullying and You.
David Muncy, J.D. ’12, was named to The Daily Record’s 2015 list of 20 in Their Twenties.
Amanda Westveld, J.D. ’12, married Scott Plumer in the Netherlands in September.
Nairobi Collins, M.F.A. ’13, produced The Battle of Blue Apple Crossing, a one-act rock opera showcased in the Baltimore Rock Opera Society’s Rock Opera 6-Pack in May.
Keenen Geter, B.A. ’13, was named to The Daily Record’s 2015 list of 20 in Their Twenties.
Jessica C. Moore, M.F.A. ’13, is serving as president of the board of directors of the American Institute of Graphic Arts Colorado for the 2015-17 term.
Brooke J. Shemer, J.D. ’13, joined Ober|Kaler in Baltimore as an associate in April.
William C. Chapman, J.D. ’14, joined Ewing, Dietz, Fountain & Kaludis in Easton, Maryland, as an associate in February.
Teresa E. Mack, B.A. ’14, published two books, The InHer Me in May 2014 and This Life, He Speaks …, released on CD in June.