Albert A. Cantello, ’55, was honored by The Naval Academy Athletic Association after 55 years of service as a former Navy head cross country coach and assistant track and field coach during a reception dinner and with a halftime tribute during the Navy-Houston football game the weekend of October 19-20.


James W. Sisk Jr., ‘66, has been selected by The Faulkner Society of New Orleans as a semi-finalist in the society’s short story division of their 2018 fiction contest for his story is entitled, “What’s the Damage?”

Anthony J. DePaul, ‘66, had Reflections, his book of poems and short stories, recently published by New Plains Press.

Thomas A. Timmes, ‘66, (Col. Ret. USA), M.A., and Rebecca M. (Barney) Timmes, recently celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary.


Charles Pizzi, ’72, was named chairman of Independence Health Group’s board effective July 1.

Andrew E. DiPiero Jr Esq., ’74, received recertification as a civil trial advocate of the law firm, Baratta, Russell & Baratta. 

Kenneth M. Dubrow Esq., ’78, was named 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Philadelphia, Pa., on June 20.

Teresa M. Jackson, Ed.D., ’79, earned her Ed.D. at the George Washington University in the Human and Organizational Learning Executive Leadership program in 2018. 

Richard E. Dardis, Ph.D., ’74, retired after working 31 years at Chemical Abstracts Service.

Craig Tractenberg, Esq., ’78, partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, has been named a ‘Legal Eagle’ by the Franchise Times.

La Vonne Neal, Ph.D., ’77, Associate Vice President in the Northern Illinois University Division of Administration and Finance will retire July 1 after eight years at NIU and a 40 year career in national defense, corporate America, and higher education. 

Patricia McDermott, Esq., ‘75, has retired from her position as senior legislation counsel with the Joint Committee on Taxation, U.S. Congress.


Sandra L. Jeskie Esq., ’84, partner at Duane Morris Partner Sandra A. Jeskie, received Honors in Alternative Dispute Resolution in October 2018. 

Charles Barbera, M.D., ’86, was named Berks County Medical Hero, honoring individuals in Berks County who have made a personal commitment to creating safer and stronger communities. 

John W. Meyers III, ‘87, was named President and CEO of Mutual Re in November 2017.

Benjamin J. Evans, ’87,  was promoted to associate vice president, risk management and insurance, at The University of Pennsylvania.


Richard G. Poulson Esq., ‘92, was recently named among the 2019 Best Lawyers in America.

Theresa Travis, ’93, M.Ed. ’08, was named Vice President for University Advancement at Widener University, effective July 9, 2018. 

Jeffrey LaMonica, M.Phil., ‘97, published American Tactical Advancement in World War I.

Brian Pressler, ’97, and wife welcomed a baby girl on June 18, Olivia Marie Pressler. 

Mike Madrigale, ‘99, and his wife recently welcomed twins, Luka and Roman.


Beth Staples, ’00, assumes the role of visiting assistant professor and editor-in-chief of “Shenandoah”, literary magazine of Washingtons and Lee University, Lexington, Va.  

Jamie Christopher Long, ’02, and wife, Amanda, welcomed daughter, Cora Charlotte Long.

Robert Ferguson, MBA ’02, was named President of Strategic Consulting, Inc., stepping up from managing director. 

Rebecca Spera Valentino, ‘03, and her husband, Eric Valentino welcomed son, Dean Lee Valentino in February. 

Raymond Arthur Bonnette III, ’04, was named principal of Good Shepherd Regional Catholic School in Collingswood, N.J.

Erin Marie (McGettigan) Allen, ’05, and Stephen Allen, ‘07, welcomed a baby boy, Stephen.

Patricia Benson, MBA ‘05, vice president of finance and operations at Harcum College, was named “CFO of the Year” by the Main Line Chamber of Commerce.

Collins Sharbel Farhat Esq., ‘05, was sworn in as an Attorney to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on June 12, 2018.

Lauren Aleksinas Sandusky, ’05, and her husband, Jason, welcomed son, Jason William Sandusky, Jr. in March. 

Suzanne Sarah Herold Ph.D., ’07, welcomed a baby boy, AJ.

Pamela Mancini, ‘07, is now an associate director of alumni relations at Rider College.

Bradley S. Cohen Esq., ‘09, and his wife welcomed a baby boy, Lucas.

Britni Loren Kearns, ‘09, welcomed a baby boy, Kieran.

Jeffrey McGeary, MBA ‘09, was recently promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army.


Allison (Freeman) Vollmer, ’10, and her husband, Matthew, welcomed son, Bennett Christopher Vollmer, in January. 

Brittini (Addenbrooke) Fife, ‘11, and David Nicholas Fife, ‘10, welcomed baby boy, Jackson.

Michael Murphy, ‘11, and his wife, Lacey, welcomed son, Michael.

Nicole (Kennedy) Raudonis, M.A. ‘11, and husband, Bryan Raudonis, welcomed daughter, Vienna Rose, in February. 

Chenjie Guan, ’12, recently won the A’Design Award for Web Design (an international design award based in Italy), CSS Design Award for UI/UX and Innovation and American Web Design Award by GDUSA Magazine. 

Bradley Robert Bernardino, Bradley, ‘13, and Christa (Fopeano) Bernardino, ’13 welcomed son, Troy.

Alexander Grezegorzewski, ’13, and Jessica Smith, ’14, married in November at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church.

Ryan Yankowich, ’13, and Michael Stanton, ’14, were married in July. 

John Dooley, ’16, welcomed son, John Ryan.

Steve Ulrich, MBA ‘16, welcomed son, Steven III, in April.