April Class Notes

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Glenn Aigen ’84: Managing Director, Family Office Services, EisnerAmper

Stan Dlugozima ’92: Talent Acquisition Manager, Control Associates, Inc.

Dave Gaetano ’92: Senior Client Partner, Reddit, Inc.

Marcello Prattico ’94, ’98 MS(iSchool): Senior Frontend Engineer, Quadpay, a Zip company

Brooke Davis Kaplan ’98: Member of the Board, Snowsports Industries America

Jeffrey Garlow ’01 (A&S), ’03 MBA: Senior Director of Retail and Consumer Sales, Global Protection Corp.

Aaron Eng ’02: Partner, Cycle Factor

Jay Wolff ’02: SVP, KERV Interactive

Geoffrey Rispoli ’03: Senior Vice President Commercial Banking, City National Bank

Michael Nien ‘04 MBA: Senior Revenue Analyst, Roku

Chad Bender ’05: Vice President, Agency Strategy, NBCUniversal Media, LLC

Timothy Siverd ’09: Vice President, Commercial Banking, Tompkins Bank of Castile

Brittany Don ’10: Vice President of Operations and Process Improvement, FirstService Residential

Danielle Birenberg Gleysteen ’11: Divisional Store Merchant, Contemporary & Modern RTW, Children’s, Outerwear, Swim, Evening, Lingerie, Saks Fifth Avenue

Jessi Vaccaro ’12: Senior Director of Customer Success, WayUp

Foster Rubin ’13: Analyst, Finance, Centerfield

Nausherwan Saleem ’13 MS: Senior Associate, Strategy&

Jenna Bordy ’14: Performance Marketing Manager – Beauty Brands, Perricone MD, THG

Hillary Dzialowski ’14: Program Coordinator, Dismas House

Anabelle Uy ’15: Senior ABM Program Manager, Strategic Accounts, Mindbody

Brian LaBatte ’16: Investor Reporting Analyst, U.S. Bank

Melissa Canales ’17: Manager, Trade & Managed Markets Operations, Alkermes

Joe Egidio ’17: Enterprise Account Executive, Dataminr

Malik Evans ’17: Client Solutions Manager, Digital Disruptors

Max Gerstman ’17 (NEW), ’18 MS: Manager, Business Intelligence & Accountability, Initiative

Alexandra Marcuccio ’17: Associate Buyer, Ross Stores, Inc.

Max Solomon ’17: Client Solutions Engineer, Impact

Jason Burns ’18: Site Acquisition Consultant, Centerline Communications LLC

Corey Dender ’18: Media Operations Manager, MediaCom

Mollie Falk ’18: Junior Account Executive – Marc NY Performance, G-III Apparel Group

Greg Fligor ’18: Investment Banking Analyst, Cantor Fitzgerald

Brian Friedman ’18: Partnership Specialist, Avo

Douglas Hascoe ’18: Senior Associate, Media Activation, Real Chemistry

Roger Hoff ’18: Media Planner, Mediahub Worldwide

Anna Bupp ’19: Senior Associate, Digital Investment, Mindshare

Sachin Patel ’19: Sales, Tanium

Olivia J Smith ’19: Account Executive, Brooksource

Eliza Linn ’20: Sales Development Representative, Talkdesk

Kassady Sever ’20 MBA: Buyer, Fy!


Staci Kaliner ’91, managing director at Redgrave LLP, was named to Diversity Journal’s Women Worth Watching.

Dave Aquino ’93 (below), CEO, founder and chairman of the board of Certain Supply and member of the Whitman School’s Franklin Supply Chain Board, shares his experience creating Certain Supply in the Thrive Global article “Pivoting to a New Exciting Opportunity because of the Pandemic.”

Dave Aquino Warehouse Photo

Premiering this month, Derrell Smith ’10, ’13 MS (NEW), owner and founder of Amazeballs and 99EATS and member of the Young Whitman Advisory Council, will host Mad Good Food on Tastemade. 

Interviewed by Charlie Katz for CEOs Speak, a bitbean podcast, Ryan Novak ’11, owner of the Chocolate Pizza Company and member of the Young Whitman Advisory Council, discusses how he grew the Chocolate Pizza Company to the region’s largest chocolate maker with distribution reaching six continents.  

William Landsberg ’16, commercial real estate advisor at Kaufman Organization, was featured as one of Real Estate Weekly’s 2020 Rising Stars.

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