June Class Notes

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Mark Wiggins: Chief Business Officer, TRACON Pharmaceuticals

Walter Kress ’83: Chief Investment Officer and Treasurer, Ernst & Young, LLP

Ann Giacobbe Neidenbach ‘84: Chief Information Officer, London Stock Exchange

Andrew Hess ’88: Advisory Board for the Information Technology & Operations Management (ITOM) Department, Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University

Lorena Mathieu ’91: Granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor, SUNY Buffalo State

Jody Maier ’92: Launched her business, JEM Business & Marketing Concierge, in South Florida

Clark Machemer ’93: Senior Managing Director, Crow Holdings Industrial

Jessica Thayer ’01:Group Leader, Financial Services Risk Solutions Practice, Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc.

Marc Valerio ’05: Partner, The Bonadio Group, Rochester

Nicole Walters ’07: Retail Business Manager, Duluth Trading Company

Jeremy Martin ’15: Account Executive, PMKBNC

Daniel Riding ’16: Financial Analyst, Goldman Sachs


Candice C. Moore ’09 MBA received the Rising Star Award from dbusiness magazine and the Association for Corporate Growth Detroit Chapter.


Arthur Frank ’72 sold his business after 43 years and is semi retired doing real estate and spending time with his five grandchildren.

Jorge Beltran ’78 returned to Florida in 2015 after 28 years abroad as a corporate executive, consultant and entrepreneur. In 2016, he published the book “Competencies for International Managers” and is currently a visiting lecturer at the ISCTE Business School Graduate School of International Management, Lisbon Portugal, and a member of the University of North Florida Coggin Business School Speakers bureau, while also consulting in cross-cultural management.


Susan Rudolph ’76: March 4, 2018