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NEW POSITIONS AND PROMOTIONS:
Aisha Thomas-Petit ’98: Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, AMC Networks
Jack Leeney ’07: Board Director, PropTech Investment Corporation II
Rick Messe ’07: Professional Services Support Specialist, Repeat Business Systems, Inc.
David Packles ’09: Senior Director of Product, Peloton Interactive
Cory Pettinella ’09: Vice President, Commercial Lending, Five Star Bank
Mat Daussan ’10: Vice President, Finance, Archilogic AG
Greg Jarvis ’11,’12 MS: Tax Manager, Bowers & Company CPAs PLLC
Heather Corbett ’12 ’13 MS: Talent Acquisition Manager, Right Networks
Hannah Dorfman ’13: Product Manager, Nivelo
Fernando Soto ’14: Board Member, American Friends of Waterford Kamhlaba
Alyssa Clemente ’15: Associate Site Merchandiser, Jewelry, Macy’s
Cynthia Shwe ’15: Recruiting Coordinator, Blend
Dana Ewanechko ’16: Planner, Eva NYC, Heat Makes Sense, Inc.
Yi Li ’16: Senior Analyst, Search Engine Marketing, Horizon Media
Frank Pingatore IV ’16: Associate, The Carlyle Group
Jessie Boyer ’17: Enterprise Account Executive, Financial Services, Pegasystems
William Carew ’17: Enterprise Account Executive, Alteryx
Andre Ishac ’17: Assistant Project Manager, Common
Noutcha Lopes ’17: Senior Influencer Marketing Manager DACH, Westwing
Logan Margolis ’17: Enterprise Relationship Manager, Energy Corporations, Bloomberg LP
Alexa Cloud ’18: Associate Buyer, Pet, Burlington Stores, Inc.
Sam Feldman ’18: Supervisor, Strategy, Hearts & Science
Samiha Rahman ’18: Scrum Master, Broadridge
Colin Pedrick ’18: Solutions Analyst, Eze Software
NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Belle Martorano ’19 MBA and Jade Daniels ’19 MBA are the new co-chairs of the Syracuse University Alumni Club of New York City. They would welcome other SU alumni in the New York Metro area to become active in the Club. To learn more about opportunities to become involved with Club leadership and/or to participate in any of the wonderful events the Club has planned, including a Holiday Scavenger Hunt on December 20, the 2nd Annual Holiday Toy Drive through December 21, and a Virtual New Year’s Eve Party on December 31, visit http://bigappleorange.org.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS:
Matthew Roberts ’02 MBA president and chief operating officer of Sherrill Manufacturing, received the Bill Fariel Award for Vocational Excellence.
A.J. Damiano ’18 (below) co-founder and chief executive officer at PowerSpike, has made the Forbes 30 Under 30 for 2021 in the Games category.
Kelsey Davis ’19 (NEW), ’20 MS (below) founder and chief executive officer at CLLCTVE, has also made the Forbes 30 Under 30 for 2021 in the Marketing and Advertising category.
IN THE MEDIA:
Stephen Katzman ’77 of S. Katzman Produce was featured in an article in the BronxTimes in which he shares about his family business’ 100-year history and ability to adapt amid the global pandemic.
Larry Fisher ’93, chief executive officer of Rise Interactive, discusses his career path and how to take a company from good to great with Authority Magazine.
Tanisha Peten ’94, chief marketing officer at Garrett Wade, shares her perspectives on creating and maintaining a trusted, believable and beloved brand in an interview series published by Thrive Global.
Shavonne Dargan ’95, senior vice president of brand management at Live Nation, discusses her time at SU as a student athlete, her career path and social activism with fellow alum and host John Wallace ’12 (MAX) on the podcast series “Power Forward.”
MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS:
Amit Kumar ’08 MBA and Jyotsna Setia (below) were married on March 31, 2020, in India.