Michael B. O’Hara, ’58, published a novel, Project Anasazi. This joins two children’s books he published last year—A Short Tale of Long, Long Tail and The Adventure of Alexander T. Frog.
Mark R. Stein, M.D., ’64, retired from the practice of allergy and immunology in 2018. He and his wife Phyllis recently celebrated their 55th anniversary.
Brigadier General James J. David, Ret., ’65, threw out the first pitch of a June 2019 game between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies in Atlanta’s Sun Trust Park, in honor of the U.S. Army’s 244th birthday.
Tom Mooney, ’66, retired from AT&T after a 36-year career at Bell Labs and AT&T Labs as a systems engineer and solution architect. In retirement, he enjoys riding bike trails in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and taking yoga classes.
Brigadier General John T. Digilio Jr., Ret., ’67, serves as the Segretario General in the Universal Archconfraternity of Papal Knights, Dames, and Esquires; and as Secretary General and UN Chief Administrative Officer for the Ordo Supremus Militaris Templi Hierosolymitani. In 2016, he earned recognition as Grand Cross in the Papal Knighthood Order of St. Gregory the Great. In 2017, he was granted the Papal hereditary Title of Nobility as Baron of the Apostolic Palace and received the Pope Francis Benemerenti Medial in 2018.
Robert G. Brigati, M.A., M.Div., ’68, completed his third book, Patrick Morgan: Son of the Revolution, Chronicles of the Scattering Vol. IV.
John J. Mahoney, Ph.D., CWE, ’68, published his 8th book, A Quart Jar of Peaches.
Robert Harry Lane, Ph.D., ’74, MBA ’79, recently received the Albert Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who for his contributions to the field of technology in not-for-profit organizations.
Kate M. Harper, Esq., ’78, an attorney at Timoney Knox, LLP and former State Representative for the 178th District, received the 2019 Planning Advocate Award by the Montgomery County Planning Commission during a recent ceremony. The award recognizes individuals or organizations that have made significant and sustained contributions to advancing or promoting planning in Montgomery County.
Kevin P. Hanaway, ’79, received a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Florida Atlantic University. Currently he is on the Medical Staff at Boca Raton Regional Hospital in South Florida and practices pulmonary and critical care medicine for the Pulmonary & Sleep Associates of South Florida.
Dr. Carlton Payne, ’81, retired as the chief psychologist of the Philadelphia Department of Prisons after a 37-year career. He was the first African American Psychologist in the history of that organization and has received five commendations from the City of Philadelphia for distinction in performance of duty when twice selected as employee of the year.
Vernita F. Hall, ’82, is the author of Where William Walked: Poems About Philadelphia and Its People of Color, winner of the Willow Books Grand Prize for Poetry and of the Robert Creeley Prize from Marsh Hawk Press. This full-length book of poems published in 2019.
Daniel E. Kelly, ’83, is founder of a company— Polymer Solutions International—that recently qualified for Inc. Magazine’s 5,000 fastest-growing private companies with more than $30 million in sales. The company, founded 22 years ago, manufactures reusable plastic packaging for the bottled water, beverages, pharma, airfreight, industrial, and food industries.
Christine McMenamin, ’83, MBA ’90, earned election to the Ridley School District board for a fifth term. She also is a senior accountant at Brinker Simpson & Company.
Peter Reilly, ’84, started a new position as chief financial officer at VOX Funding.
Daniel K. Fitzpatrick, CPA, CFA, ’86, has been appointed vice president of the Union League of Philadelphia.
Dominic J. Catrambone, ’87, launched his first fund on the New York Stock Exchange, Volshares Large Cap ETF.
Peter Teluk, Esq., ’88, earned appointment to a new position as senior advisor to the Ukrainian Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture.
Pamela Doody Cyr, CPA, ’89, has been appointed vice president of the Union League of Philadelphia.
John Stephen Grady Jr., ’89, has been named a senior vice president of Wexford Science and Technology, a Baltimore-based development company that is involved in several projects in Philadelphia including creating mixed-use community called uCity Square with the University City Science Center.
Michael Gilronan, ’90, obtained a new position as a business architect with Sympraxis Consulting.
Anthony P. Sorrentino Jr., ’92, assistant vice president for the office of the executive vice president at University of Pennsylvania, has been named a new board member for Visit Philadelphia.
Kristen Polovoy, Esq., ’95, obtained the position of Pro SE Staff Attorney for the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.
Brian Timothy Kenney, ’96, of Janssen Research & Development LLC, received the 2019 award for PR Professional of the Year: Corporate. He spearheaded communications efforts that have amplified Janssen’s reputation, raised disease awareness, driven internal messaging across Johnson & Johnson and gotten the attention of thousands of people.
James Vahey, ’99, serves as treasurer and financial planning analyst for Synovos.
Christopher J. Cabott, Esq., ‘01, agent for Super Bowl LIV MVP Patrick Mahomes, has been named President of Steinberg Sports & Entertainment.
Elizabeth Bramowski, ’02, has been named chief accounting officer and Controller at Entercom.
Joseph James Miller, ’03, and his wife Bridgette welcomed a baby girl, Lacey Bridgette, in January.
Christopher T. Cattie, MBA ’03, joined QNB Bank of Quakertown as executive vice president and chief information technology officer at QNB’s Towne Bank Center. He is responsible for directing and managing the departments of information technology, deposit operations, and electronic banking. Cattie has been in banking for 20 years.
Dennis Feltwell, Ph.D., M.A. ’04, has been selected to participate in Leadership Pasco Class of 2020 in Wesley Chapel, Fla. Members participate in full-day program sessions, tours, and conversations with community leaders to broaden their local understanding of the needs of Pasco County. Topics include criminal justice, health care, education, government, infrastructure, media, and business industries, according to a statement.
Rebecca Lynn Helms, M.A., ’05, Psy.D. ’08, serves as Philadelphia’s Whole Health Program Director at the VA Medical Center, a major national VA initiative to shift the emphasis in the care of veterans from a disease-based model to a wellness model based on a biopsychosocial approach to veteran health.
Candice Nicole Velez, ’05, and her husband Tony welcomed their daughter, Julianna Rae, on Nov. 1, 2019. The couple surprised their families on Jan. 12, 2020, by getting married at Julianna’s baptism.
James F. Mazza, ’07, recently received the Waste360 40 Under 40 Award for his work at Mazza Recycling. The 40 Under 40 Award recognizes inspiring and innovative professionals under the age of 40 whose work in waste, recycling, and organics has made a significant contribution to the industry.
Mike Dao, Ed.D., ’08, received a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of Delaware.
Megan Huffnagle Fleming, ’08, joined Deployed Resources as their communication and marketing manager.
Gregory Sherlock, M.A. ’08, has been promoted to senior manager of client services technical support at NextGen Healthcare.
Andrew Capone, ’09, is working as an IT support specialist technician at Virtua Health.
Jesse Dujardin, ’09, and his wife Maureen welcomed a baby girl, Zadie, in September.
Scott Heisman, M.S. ’09, has been promoted to chief integration officer at Verus Corporation. He will be responsible for the seamless integration of Verus’ operations, information technology, customer support, and analytics teams.
Army Reserve Lieutenant Colonel Jeff McGeary, MBA ’09, returned from deployment to Afghanistan under Operation Freedom Sentinel. LTC McGeary served at the United States Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A) Headquarters in Bagram and NATO Headquarters in Kabul.
Anthony Banks, ’10, has started a new position as program coordinator for Pioneer Academics, an online global research program.
Stasia H. Morlino, CPA, ’10, and her husband Matt welcomed a baby boy, Antonio Pasquale, in August.
Justin Raphael Walters, ’12, has been hired by CBS Sports as a sideline reporter and joined WPIX-11 in New York.
Dan Kurish, ’13, has been hired as the media relations coordinator for the Miami Marlins.
Andrew L. Thum, MSN, BSN, RN-BC, CCCTM, ML, ’13, was awarded the prestigious National Daisy Foundation Nurses award by the President of the Thomas Jefferson Hospital System. Andrew also earned a dual-major masters at University of Pennsylvania and is the youngest nurse manager at Jefferson.
Casey Elizabeth Zweigle, ’13, and Adam Muhlenhaupt, ’13, were married in September.
Stephen G. Zack, ’15, and his wife Alyssa welcomed a baby girl, Marleyna Kay, in October.
Christopher Irvin, MBA ’16, has started a new position as assistant director of finance and administration at Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law.
Ian Hall, ’17, joined Brisbane Consulting Group as a staff analyst, providing valuation, forensic accounting, and litigation support services.
Molly Fanning, ’18, received promotion to assistant vice president of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Hunter Fox, ’18, is a supply chain financial analyst for Johnson & Johnson’s consumer products division.