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NEW POSITIONS AND APPOINTMENTS:
Ken Sosne ’80 – Director of Regional Grant Operations, President Johnson War on Poverty programs
Brian Juszak ’95 – Vice President of Partnership Marketing, Carhartt
Brian Pendergast ‘96 – Associate Comptroller, Syracuse University
Michael Friedlander ’99 – Director of Information Systems, Reckitt Benckiser (RB)
Adam Stivala, MD ’03 – PGY1 Psychiatry Resident, Trinitas Regional Hospital/Seton Hall University
Adam Roberts ‘04 – Director of Shopper Marketing Sales, Northeast, MaxPoint
Joe Chillino ’05 – Regional Vice President, Roanoke Trade
April N. Watson ’06 – Senior Financial Analyst, Goodwin
Brian D. Agnew, Ph.D. ’07 MBA – Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Georgian Court University
Alexa (Ferugia) Lyons ’07 – Controller, Spark Capital
Christine Ringler ’07 MBA – Assistant Professor, The University of Alabama
Mike Davis 94 (NEW), ’08 MBA – Regional Manager for Business Development, Precision Concrete Cutting
Chris Niemczyk ’08 – Senior Director of Sales, xAd
Brandon Lane ’09 – Account Director, Edmunds.com
Shawn Lennon ’11 – Senior Accountant with the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Office of the Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Financial Improvement & Audit Readiness Directorate
Bessie Zhang ’11 MS – Senior SOX Analyst, Zoetis Inc.
Kelly Geer ’12 – Senior Integrated Media Planner, Maxus
William Cougan ’14 – Solutions Architect, The Hartford
Spencer Herbst ’14 – Manager, Strategy&, part of the PwC network
Mark Medico ’14 – Analyst, International Equity Sales, J.P. Morgan
Shelby Solomon ’14 – Quality Area Manager, Amazon
Julia Allstrom ’15 – Ad Sales Analyst, A+E Networks
Sarah Arlotto ’15 – Sales Assistant, FOX Sports
Chelsea Flaum ’15 – New Member Development Associate, WeWork
Alex Maas ’15 – Credit Risk Analyst, Constellation
Nishtha Choudhary ’16 MBA – Analyst, Ipsos
Nikita Jain ’16 MBA – FP&A Analyst, Jackson Hewitt Tax Services Inc.
Kanique Swinson ’16 – Marketing Coordinator, Republic Records
Siqi (Miki) Yin ’16 – Tax Associate, EY
Apiradi Tantraporn ’75 MBA has been named Minister of Commerce of Thailand. She previously held the positions of Deputy Minister of Commerce and Director-General of the Department of Foreign Trade. Tantraporn was posted to Geneva first as a Counselor (1985-1989), Minister (1995-1997), and Ambassador to the World Trade Organization (1999-2002), where she was Thailand’s chief negotiator in various bilateral and multilateral negotiations. She has also held the position of Senior Economic Officer in ASEAN SEOM and APEC. In addition to an MBA from Syracuse, Tantraporn holds a bachelor’s degree and MBA from Thammasat University.