February Class Notes

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.


César E. Hernández-Monagas CPA, Esq. ‘90: Principal and Head, Hospitality, Healthcare and Government Practices team, Birling Capital Advisors LLC

Jon Lamkin ’91: Senior Vice President, Mortgage Lending, Guaranteed Rate

Nick Jablonski ’04 WHIT/NEW: Vice President, Product Marketing, American Express

Matthew Schwartz ’04: Private Banker Advising Hedge Fund Professionals, JP Morgan Private Bank

Chris Kwok ‘09 MBA: Vice President – Operations, Adhere LLC

Andrew Dicob ’11 MBA: Team Leader, US North Eastern Region, XL’s Excess Casualty Insurance

Mandy Boyce ’16 MS: Senior Associate,Fust Charles Chambers, LLP.

Kelli Harris’16 MBA: CFO, Liberty Resources, Inc.

Del Rockey ’17 MBA: Vice President, JP Morgan Chase

Hanzhe Tang ’17: Institutional Sales at a Hedge Fund in Shanghai

Rochita Dey ’18 MBA: Board of Directors, Sreeleathers Ltd

 Nicholas Jacobs ’18 JD/MBA: Senior Contracts Analyst, BellCornerStone Commercial Real Estate

Jack King MBA: Product Line Manager, Robroy Industries Raceway Division

Peter Manno, RN: Provider Relations Specialist, Mohawk Valley Health System


Norman Ahlheim ’57 passed away on April 30, 2018.


Former Whitman Dean Melvin T. Stith’73 MBA, ’78 Ph.Dwas honored with a Torch Award by the Florida State University Faculty Senate. Stith was recognized for his transformational leadership and ability to advance academic programs by building friendships. Read announcement here.

Hermann Keiser was awarded the Lev Tov Award from Shaare Zedek Hospital. Read announcement here.


Whitman Advisory Council Member Steven M. Charney ’81 spoke at Cityage: New York on Syracuse University’s Infrastructure Institute. Read announcement here.


Alan N. Miller ’72 MBA recently retired from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), where he was Professor of Management and Chairman of the Department of Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology in the Lee Business School. He served on the UNLV faculty for 39 years.

Ed Katz ’81 and his wife, Ann, have moved from Westport, CT to Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, where he has also relocated his business, Katnip Marketing. Ed is a national finalist for a Reed Award for a TV ad he wrote and directed for a client.