We welcome announcements of new jobs, promotions, board positions, marriages and family additions. Please visit our online submission form to share your news. You can also use this form to request your copy of the Whitman biannual magazine via email rather than in print. To update your address or contact details, please visit https://securealumni.syr.edu.
NEW POSITIONS AND PROMOTIONS:
Fernando Murillo ’76: Executive Managing Director, Helmsley Spear, LLC
John W. Phillips ’91 MBA: Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army, Georgia (North)
Robert Leach ’99: Dean of the Business and Public Service Division, Atlanta Technical College
Greg Laurence ’03 MBA, ’10 Ph.D.: Professor of Management, University of Michigan-Flint, and Director of Graduate Studies for the Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ujjwal Dhoot ’07 MBA: Chief Marketing Officer, DXL Group
Marley Tannenbaum ’08: Associate Director – Reporting FP&A and Technical Accounting, R&D Finance, Bristol Myers Squibb
Megan McDermott ’09: TotalSource Associate District Manager, ADP
Keith Mitsuuchi ’15: Senior Analyst, Revenue & Inventory Analytics, Hulu
Nicholas P. Dickinson ’16: Junior Partner, VargasAndrews
TJ Blitzer ’17: Account Supervisor, 21GRAMS
Adriana Brown ’17: Revenue Operations, Reonomy
Joe Egidio ’17: Senior Account Executive, Dataminr
Josh Fyffe ’17: Senior Consultant, Deloitte
Vatsal Popat ’17 MBA: Manager, Business Intelligence: E-Commerce, Ziff Davis
Brittney Strickland ’17 MBA: Account Manager, Personal Care, BASF
Adriana Totino ’17: Forecasting, Planning & Sales Associate, ROLEX
Jack Reardon ’18: Supervisor, Analytics, Havas Media Group
Michelle Watson ’18 MS: Accountant, Rochester City School District
Jose Quiles Martin ’19 MBA: Senior Vice President, Global TTS Sr. Client Executive, Citibank Treasure and Trade Solutions
Joseph DiLillo ’20: Business Analyst, Capital One
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION:
Ed Katz ’81: Founder/Principal of Katnip Marketing has recently won an international Bronze Telly Award in the category of Social Video as well as a Bernays Award for Best Public Relations Campaign-Small Business.
Kelsey Davis ’20 MS, Founder and CEO of Cllctve, made Adweeks’s list of 2020 Young Influentials Shaping, Media, Marketing and Tech.
IN THE MEDIA:
Jeff Abeson ’94, Vice President of Ryder Last Mile, was featured in BENZINGA, sharing some of the actions being taken as a reaction to recent changes to Amazon freight regulations.
Logan Bonney ’17 MS and Brittany Berry ’18 VPA (below) were featured on LocalSYR. The co-owners of Anything But Beer have partnered with Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families to boost local veteran-owned businesses and benefit members of the community who have been harshly effected by the pandemic.
MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS:
Michael Lombardi ’03, ’12 MBA and Lisa Kelly ’03 (EDU) announce the birth of their son, Elliott Sahmyuel Kelly-Lombardi (below). He weighed 8 lb., 14 oz. Michael is a Global Consulting Partner at Ogilvy Consulting. Lisa is an attorney and real estate agent with a teaching certification in TESOL.
Michael Chemotti ’38 passed away at the age of 106 on July 27.
Nina Kapur ’16 (below) passed away on July 18 following a moped accident in New York City at the age of 26. She worked as a news anchor at CBS New York, a CNN affiliate.