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NEW POSITIONS AND PROMOTIONS:
Michael Hurwitz ’87: Partner, New York Metro Tax Real Estate Group Leader
Todd Rydzynski ’93 MBA: Vice President, Carrier, Bandwidth Inc.
David Buckel ’94 MBA: Board Member, Scopus BioPharma, Inc.
Rachel Walters ’04: Director of Customer Marketing, Join Digital
Candace Pack ’05: Tax Supervisor, Fust Charles Chambers
Jack Leeney ’07: Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, 7GC & Co. Holdings and Board Director, PropTech Investment Corporation II
Jonathan Peterson ’07: Senior Director, Controller, Circle
Trevor Marsteller ’09: Controller, Partech, Inc.
Thomas A. Berman ’10: Senior Manager, Growth Marketing, The New York Racing Association (NYRA) & NYRA Bets
Matthew Lerner ’10, ’11 MS: Vice President of Acquisitions & Investment Management, Monday Properties
Jaycob Burns ’11 MBA: Senior Research Manager, MetrixLab
Steve Case ’11 MBA: Broker/Partner, Modwell
Laura Cawley ’12: Vice President, Leveraged Finance, J.P. Morgan
James Shomar ’13 MS: Chief Growth Officer, The Manufacturers Association of New York
Carly Feryus ’14: Buyer, SpaceNK
Hillary Tucker ’14: Vice President, Consultant Relations, Asset Management Division, Goldman Sachs
Jeremy Apple ’16: Senior Director, Clermont Partners
Shannon Balser ’16: Project Manager, 829 Studios
Patrick Keenehan ’16: Senior Corporate Accountant, Novanta, Inc.
Dean Linn ’16: Associate Attorney, Pogust Millrood, LLC
Alycia Renert ’16: Planning Analyst, Supply Chain, quip.
Adriana Brown ’17: Manager, Sales Development, Frame.io
Gavin Dowd ’17: Associate, Blackstone
Liam Doyle ’17: Anti-Money Laundering Associate, Webull Financial
Brianna Dutton ’17: Media Planning Supervisor, Essence
Keelan Erhard ’17: Operations Manager, Habitat for Humanity Buffalo
Jamie Gelberg ’17: Manager, Customer Support & Data Insights
Sloan Genzer ’17: Assistant Buyer, Men’s Contemporary & Designer, Bloomingdale’s
Lauren Knafo ’17: Associate, Blank Rome LLP
Sheker Myradova ’17 MBA: Manager, McKinsey & Company
Alexandra Dodge ’18: Associate Planner, The TJX Companies, Inc.
Olivia Hager ’18: Associate Planner, The TJX Companies, Inc.
Dina Resnick ’18: Supplier Relationship Manager-Ricoh, Global Print, IBM
Olivia Smith ’19: Senior Technical Recruiter, Brooksource
IN THE MEDIA:
Michael Blackshear ’91 (above), global chief compliance officer at Ryan Specialty Group and member of the Whitman Advisory Council, was profiled by Modern Counsel, celebrating his dedication to the advancement of inclusion and holistic approach to creating a culture of compliance.
Jessica Santana ’11, ’13 MS (iSchool), co-founder and chief executive officer at America On Tech, will host the Instagram Live chat series #TechTuesdays, in partnership with Forbes For(bes) The Culture and America on Tech live on the first Tuesday of every month @ForbesTheCulture.
MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS:
Katelyn Cozzi Meola ’10, senior brand marketing manager at PepsiCo, and husband Andrew Meolo ’10 (NEW) welcomed daughter Cassidy Rose Meola (below) on October 24, 2020.
KEEPING IN TOUCH:
The debut book by Samuel Sanders ’16, Your Next Big Idea, will be available for purchase in May. “Spending my college years at Syracuse was one of the best decisions I made. I didn’t realize it then, but it was there when I was piecing together the framework that would later outline this book.” For more information, visit: http://www.yournextbigbookidea.com.
Andrew John Patrick Innes ’67 passed away on December 5, 2020.
Professor Sherman Chottiner passed away on May 20, 2020.