May 2016 Class News and Notes


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John Caron ’90 – Chief Revenue Officer, Partner, DMB Financial

Kyle Blumin ’93 – Managing Partner, Royal Street Capital

Melanie Littlejohn ’97 MBA, board of directors, Pathfinder Bank

Amy Kinney Effinger ’02 – Investments and Partnerships Officer, Eastside Academy

Michael Lombardi ‘03 ’12 G – Director, CRM, OgilvyOne Worldwide

Eric Goode ’05 – Controller, CloudHealth Technologies, Inc.

Joshua Lustgarten ’05 – VP, East/Millennial Ad Sales, Interactive One

Ujjwal Dhoot ’07 – VP Marketing, Charming Charlie

Mary Kate Mehl ’07 – Manager-Merchandising Strategy and Category Development, QVC

Corey Whitman ’08 – Senior Account Executive, OwnerIQ

Kevin Martin ’09 – Transportation Operations Manager, Amazon

Todd Schintzius ’09 – Buyer/Planner, Victaulic

Charles Ulrich ’09 – Systems Architect, GES-Global Experience Specialists

David Cohen ’10 – VP Leasing, Meringoff Properties

Michael Hight ’10 – VP of Sales, Legacy Builders

Tanuj Khurana ’10 – Managing Partner, Nugetech Infoline Pvt. Ltd

Matthew Smith ’10 – Director of Financial Planning & Analysis, FullContact Inc.

Ian Yiyuan Huang ’11 – Strategic Planning Manager, NIM Digital

David Seon ’11 – Lead Sales and Operations Planning Analyst-North America, The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

Louis D’Adamio ’12 – Publicist, Sacks & Co.

Ryan Dickerson ’12 – Talent Partner, Cardlytics, Inc.

Richard Tehan ’12 – Senior IT Engineer-PaaS Middleware and DevOps, The Hartford

Justin Horowitz ’13 – Mortgage Broker, Cooper-Horowitz Inc

Hannah Bibighaus ’14 – Analyst, Demand Management, Tiffany & Co.

William Thuell ’14 – Trading Analyst, Orbis Investments

Isaac Signorelli ’15 – Analyst, J.P. Morgan Asset Management


LEENLeen Nsouli ’06, ’12 MBA was quoted on in the post From Paint Nights to Adult Coloring, a Handmade Movement in the U.S. is Shaping New Opportunities for the Office Supplies Industry, According to NPD. “The handmade movement will continue to gain momentum, especially as more consumers place added focus on health and wellness, creative outlets, and a do-it-yourself approach to projects,” said Leen Nsouli, director and office supplies industry analyst, The NPD Group. “Social crafting networks will continue to expand, providing consumers the opportunity to simultaneously socialize and craft.”

Alison Kessler

Alison Kessler is the alumni publications and outreach manager at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. She has amassed more than 20 years of experience in integrated marketing communications in the corporate, agency, not-for-profit, higher education and government sectors. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communication and psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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