February 2016 Class News and Notes

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Marc Mulgrum ’85 – Senior Vice President of Sales, Klangoo Inc

Kerrie Restieri Heslin ’91 – Managing Partner, Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, PC

Jasmine Bellamy ’92 – Vice President-General Merchandise Manager, Kmart/Sears Holdings Corp

Lori Abrams Seidler ’93 – Sales and Production, Britannica Home Fashions

John Cronin ’94 – Senior Technical Recruiter, Imgur

Kevin Varadian ’97 – Senior Manager-Small Business, Linkedin

Josh Nelson ’98 – Vice President of Operations, Tomra North America, Inc.

Marc Yaklofsky MBA ’98 – Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, Franklin Square Capital Partners

Taylan Bozkurt ’01 – Assistant Chief Operating Officer, Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America

Scott Bernstein ’03 – Engineering Recruiter, Accentuate Staffing

Claire LeCuyer Sprague ’03, Creative Manager, Boa Technology

AJ Mazza ’06 – Marketing Director-Product, Partner, and Team Integration, National Basketball Association

Christopher Scobell ’06 – Vice President-Derivative Sales, Instinet

Laurie Dowd ’08 – Director of Client Development, Healthgrades

Leanne Mascarenhas MS ’09 – Vice President Internal Audit, Barclays

Alex Pisani ’09 – Community Program Coordinator, Salesforce

Zachary (Zac) Gorman ’10 – Sales Development Manager, AdMore

Gregory Johnson ’10 – District Sales Manager, Shred-it

Tanuj Khurana MBA ’10 – Vice President, Nugetech Infoline Pvt. Ltd

Madeline Roszko ’10 – Digital Account Planning Manager, Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies

Sara Sindelar ’10 – Next Gen Intrapreneur, IBM

Rosemary Paredes ’11 – Founding Operations Manager, The Equity Project Charter School – Elementary

Zainab Tambawala MBA ’11 – Vice President, The GreensLedge Group

Colin Desmond ’13 – Senior Enterprise Business Development Representative, Salesforce

Ashley Bonett ’14 – Financial Products Analyst, Bloomberg LP

Brianna Edgerley-Dallal ’14 – Proposal/Marketing Writer, Novitex Enterprise Solutions

Andrew Certilman ’15 – Corporate Partnerships Associate, New York Mets

Grace Lee ‘15 – Audit Intern, KPMG US


thumbnailAOTW - Oriana Fuentes 9An article titled “12 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became an Investment Banker” by Whitman alumna Oriana Fuentes ’12, a specialty finance banker at J.P. Morgan in New York City, was featured on Cosmopolitan.com.


23-clark-yvette-hollingsworth-wells-fargoYvette Hollingsworth Clark MBA ’94, chief compliance officer for Wells Fargo, was highlighted in American Banker as one of the “25 Women to Watch” in banking and finance.



Ben Wightman WHIT/NEW ’99 and his wife, Surtini, along with big sister, Grace Lynn, welcomed their second daughter, Evangeline Jean, on November 22, 2015.


Kevin Varadian ’97 and his wife, Vanessa, welcomed their first child, a daughter named Evangeline “Grey” (pictured right with her dad) in July.


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