Richard Keevey (B.A.) of Plainsboro, N.J., was appointed a Senior Policy Fellow at the School of Planning and Policy at Rutgers University and a visiting professor at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. Previously, he was Director of the New Jersey Office of Management and Budget, Deputy Under Secretary for the U.S. Department of Defense, and Chief Financial Officer for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.


Charles J. Potok (B.S.) of Annapolis, Md., married Sharon R. Cook on June  20, 2014.



James D. Pagliaro, Esq. (B.A.) of Rydal, Pa., is the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Chair of the Corporate Executive Board and serves on its board of trustees.


Gary R. DalCorso (B.A.) of Toms River, N.J., is serving a four-year term as tax assessor for the borough of Mantoloking in Ocean County, N.J.

Thomas M. Feeney (B.S.) of Dublin, Ohio, received a C-Suite award from Columbus Business First, a business newspaper in Central Ohio. He is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Safelite Group.

1975 ♦ Reunion Year

Ernest R. Rivard (B.A.) of Shrewsbury, Mass., was appointed Chairman of the Commission on the Laity by the provincial of the Passionist Province of St. Paul of the Cross.


The Honorable Mark J. Fleming (B.A.) of Lambertville, N.J., was selected to serve as university counsel for Montclair State University. He is a retired Superior Court Judge.


William J. Burns (B.A.) of Chevy Chase, Md., became President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in February 2015. A career ambassador in the U.S. Foreign Service, Burns held many posts during his 33-year diplomatic career, including Deputy Secretary of State from 2011 to 2014.


1980 ♦ Reunion Year

Frank P. Osusky (MBA) of Somerdale, N.J., was appointed to the board of directors of Aurionpro, a provider of enterprise-scale software and services.


L. Kelly Leonard (B.A.) of Mays Landing, N.J., volunteers as an advocate to help cancer patients and continues to advocate for Hurricane Sandy victims. He retired from the State of New Jersey in 2011.

Edward L. Turner Jr., of Silver Spring, Md., retired in January 2015 from his position as Special Assistant in the Counselor to the Chief Justice’s Office after 32 years with the Supreme Court of the United States. Prior to joining the Counselor’s Office, Turner was the Deputy Public Information Officer and served as an assistant clerk in the Clerk’s Office.


Edward L. Turner Jr., ’81, of Silver Spring, Md., retired in January 2015 from his position as Special Assistant in the Counselor to the Chief Justice’s Office after 32 years with the Supreme Court of the United States. Prior to joining the Counselor’s Office, Turner was the Deputy Public Information Officer and served as an assistant clerk in the Clerk’s Office. (From left) Jeffrey P. Minear, Counselor to the Chief Justice, Turner, and Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.

1985 ♦ Reunion Year

Mark W. Mullin (B.A.) of Lutherville-Timonium, Md., was elected to the board of trustees of Loyola University Maryland. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Transamerica Corp., Chairman of the Americas management board, a member of the Aegon USA board of directors, and a member of the management board of Aegon N.V.


John P. Macartney (B.A.) of Pottstown, Pa., was elected to the board of directors for Yippy Inc., a unified search company known for its search clustering technology, big data consolidation, and eDiscovery tools.


Lisa A. Adamovage (B.A.) of Bear, Del., is a clinical coding specialist for Covance Laboratories, a contract research organization providing drug development and animal testing services.

Kateryna A. (Rudnytzky) Schray, Ph.D. (B.A.) of Huntington, W.Va., was named the 2014 West Virginia Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. She is a professor of English at Marshall University.

Michael J. Stack (B.A.) of Philadelphia, Pa., took the oath of office as the 33rd Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania on Jan. 20, 2015.


Paul C. Domanico (B.S.) of Bensalem, Pa., was appointed Director of Sales, Northeast and Midwest, for BACE, a global manufacturer of balers and compactors for the recycling and waste-disposal industries.


1990 ♦ Reunion Year

Christine Zaccario Burke (B.A.) of Boothwyn, Pa., is a writer and an artist. She studied under Karl J. Kuemer, who was mentored by Andrew Wyeth, and has her works displayed in art galleries and private  collections throughout the Delaware Valley and around the world. She teaches private art lessons, facilitates art workshops for children and adults, and co-directed and created Flower Power, a summer camp.


Joseph A. Romano (B.A.) of Bordentown, N.J., heard one of his songs, “Wake Up and Smell the Country,” played on the ABC television series Nashville during the Nov. 19, 2014, episode.



Linda Benfield Grass

Linda Benfield Grass (MBA) of Perkasie, Pa., President and CEO of Jeanes Hospital, was recently inducted into Temple University’s League for Entrepreneurial Women’s Hall of Fame for her contributions in innovation and leadership. Grass has been President and CEO of Jeanes Hospital, part of Temple University Health System, since 2003.


Christian L. Seiler (B.A.) of Newtown, Pa., co-founded the Trenton Half Marathon to benefit the community and to promote the healthy lifestyle of endurance running.


Beth Minkoff Foley (M.A.) of San Francisco, Calif., is the Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer for Michael Baker International, a provider of engineering and integrated consulting services. She occasionally teaches communication courses at the University of New York-Prague as part of La Salle University’s Professional and Business Communication graduate program. She received La Salle’s 2013 Shining Star award and the Bloomsburg University Outstanding Graduate award for mass communications. She is a standing member of the International Association of Business Communicators and the Public Relations Society of America.


Michelle M. Scipione (MBA) of Philadelphia, Pa., was appointed Vice President and General Auditor by the board of directors’ audit committee of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

Colleen M. (Ledger) Taylor (B.S.) of Clayton, N.C., and her husband, Forrest, welcomed a daughter, Reece Evelyn.



Maj. Diane C. Homeyer, M.D., USAF MC (B.A.) of San Antonio, Texas, earned board certification in infectious disease from the American Board of Internal Medicine.


Lenora C. (Thrower) Ham (B.A.) of Chandler, Ariz., and her husband, Greg, welcomed a son, Jack Emerson.


Douglas I. Oliver (M.A.) of Philadelphia, Pa., launched DO2015, a grassroots exploratory process for the Philadelphia Mayor’s race that will combine direct face-to-face outreach all across the city of Philadelphia with modern social and digital technology.

Varissa A. Bender (B.A.) of Kapolei, Hawaii, married Chad Pata.

Erica J. (Baker) Rios (B.A.) of Chicago, Ill., and her husband, Rick, welcomed a daughter, Harper Antonia.


Rebecca Spera (B.A.) of Houston, Texas, is the host of Mirror/Mirror on the Live Well network. She takes viewers on excursions designed to help women with their own fashion and lifestyle choices. She is a two-time Gracie Award winner and has been nominated six times for an Emmy.

2005 ♦ Reunion Year

Jeffrey A. Leauby (B.S.) of Fort Washington, Pa., accepted the invitation to join The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia’s board of directors. This is his first endeavor in participating in the Orchestra’s Young Friends initiative.


John P. J. Schultz, Ph.D. (B.A.) of Jenkintown, Pa., successfully defended his doctoral thesis in philosophy, titled “Revolutionary Temporality: Max, Bloch, Benjamin,” at Villanova University.


Pamela  McDonald, ’07, married Joseph Kain, ’11, on Aug. 31, 2014, with many La Salle family and friends in attendance.

Amy Leonard Nickerson (B.A.) of Bristol, Pa., earned a Master of Science in higher education administration from Drexel University in September 2014.

Ryan Fair married Kristine Schmid on July 12, 2014, at Normandy Farm in Blue Bell, Pa., with many La Salle alumni in attendance.


Thaddeus P. Kavanagh (B.A.) of Havertown, Pa., and his wife, Melissa, welcomed a daughter, Madelyn Grace.



Joseph Kain, ’11, married Pamela  McDonald, ’07, on Aug. 31, 2014, with many La Salle family and friends in attendance.


Chenjie Guan (B.A.) of Elmhurst, N.Y., is a graphic designer at Advantages, a design agency based in New York City.

Margaret-Ann Krieger, ’12, married Greg Wommer, ’12, in June 2014 in Northeast Philadelphia, with several La Salle friends in attendance.


Kaitlin M. Colbridge (B.S.) of Lansdale, Pa., accepted a six-month contract as the lacrosse coach for the second, third, and developmental women’s lacrosse teams at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom.

Wesley R. Schwenk (M.A.) of Schuylkill Haven, Pa., is the archivist at the Lebanon County Historical Society. He is updating and cataloguing the society’s library and collection as well as expanding its digital database.