Paula Shaw Anderson (Col '94 L/M) received the 2014 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award, which acknowledges outstanding women and minority business owners in the mid-Atlantic region. Ms. Anderson, a licensed clinical and professional counselor, is president and CEO of PACE Consulting, which provides consulting services, direct counseling services, educational support services, temporary clinical staffing and workshops/training across the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., metro area. Ms. Anderson has more than 14 years of experience providing individual, group, marriage and family therapy to children, adolescents, adults and families.
Amelia Fogleman (Law '94 ) was named “Lawyer of the Year” for 2015 by Best Lawyers in America for antitrust litigation in Tulsa, Okla. Ms. Fogleman is an attorney with Gable Gotwals, where she has represented a number of large publicly traded companies as well as privately held businesses. She currently serves as an adjunct settlement judge for the court-ordered dispute resolution program in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma.
Jennifer Geoghegan (Col '94 L/M) has joined The Colony Group as the firm’s first chief marketing officer and advisor coach. She will lead growth efforts for The Colony Group’s Massachusetts, New York, Virginia and Florida offices.
Matthew B. Homan (Col '94 L/M) was promoted to partner at Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice in January 2014. A corporate attorney in the firm’s Charlotte, N.C., office, he has international mergers and acquisitions experience, as well as experience in joint ventures and corporate governance matters.
Megan McIrvin Shope (Arch '94, Arch '96 ) has been promoted to principal of Winks Snowa Architects, a Richmond, Virginia, firm that specializes in multifamily housing and senior living projects in the mid-Atlantic region. Ms. Shope is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards; she also is a LEED Accredited Professional.
Sharon Meredith Utz (Col '94 L/M) recently joined the staff of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging as an investigator. She previously served for four years as a majority professional staff member with the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Holly Watkins (Col '94, Grad '96 ) has received a 2014-15 American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship to support work on her upcoming book, Echoes of the Nonhuman: Organicism, Biology, and Musical Aesthetics from the Enlightenment to the Present. The book explores why 19th-century writers on music tended to compare music to the growth of plants or to other aspects of the nonhuman world. Ms. Watkins is an associate professor of musicology at the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music.