Anastasia G. Allain (Col '95 L/M) and Ryan Ansley Posner were married June 8, 2013, in Harrisonburg, Va. The couple resides in Atlanta, where Ms. Posner is a sales support manager with Travelport and Mr. Posner is an enterprise resource planning technology consultant with McGladrey.
Courtney Keister Reynolds (Col '95 L/M) and her husband, John, welcomed a daughter, Margaret Lee, “Meg,” on June 8, 2014. Meg joins big sister Rachel, 3.
Adam Renn Olenn (Col '95 L/M) recently joined the Moses Brown School in Providence, R.I., as the school’s director of communications and community engagement. He brings to the position many years of experience helping organizations demonstrate their mission through text, image, audio, video, events and experiences. Previously, Mr. Olenn was the web content producer for Berklee College of Music in Boston.
Richard B. Rogers (Col '95 L/M) wrote Bloomberg BNA’s Litigation Practice Portfolio Series No. 604, “Judgments,” in May 2014. He practices law in Northern Virginia and is at work on a second piece for BNA.
Crystal Jones Brown (Col '95 ) was recently named chair of the National Education Association’s board of directors. The NEA is a public charity that helps public school educators support student success. Ms. Brown, a seasoned communications leader, currently serves as the chief communications officer for the University of Maryland. In that role, she serves as the university’s spokesperson and oversees the central communications office, including reputation management, media relations, social media, public affairs and strategic communications initiatives.
Tené Hamilton Franklin (Col '95 L/M) was recently named director of the Tennessee Department of Health Office of Minority Health and Disparities Elimination. In this position, she facilitates and advocates for the development of policies, programs and services that appropriately respond to population health disparity issues across the state of Tennessee, especially those of racial and ethnic minority populations.
David Grandis (Col '95 ) and Meade Prillaman Grandis (Com ’01 L/M) welcomed a son, Cardwell Turner, on Sept. 7, 2014. Cardwell joins big sister Eleanor, 2. The family resides in Richmond, Va.
Chris McKay (Col '95 L/M) and Sarah Ward McKay (Col ’96) welcomed a daughter, Daphne Kate, on Nov. 20, 2013. Daphne joins big brothers Brooks, 8; and Trevor, 5. The family resides in San Francisco.
Kristin Zeh Baxley (Educ ’95,’97 L/M) and her husband, Ken, welcomed a daughter, Erin Lily-Mia, on July 14, 2010. Erin joins her siblings, Will, 8; Meagan, 6; and Nathan, 3. Erin is the niece of Stephanie Zeh Wilson (Educ ’92 L/M), Darrell W. Wilson (Col ’92 L/M) and the late William B. Zeh, Jr. (Col ’87). Ms. Baxley, formerly a teacher, is a stay-at-home mom. The family resides in Roanoke, Va.
Mary Bolduc-Glagola (Col ’95 L/M) was selected by Maryland’s Daily Record as one of 50 Maryland Leading Ladies, a selection of women under the age of 40 who are recognized for accomplishments in their career and community.
Nicole Bossard (Grad ’95) was awarded a doctorate in leadership and change from Antioch University. Ms. Bossard is the president and senior consultant at TGC Consulting.
David I. Brown (Col ’95 L/M) and his wife, Julie, welcomed their second child, Cody Howard, on February 21, 2010. Cody joins his brother, Carter, 3. The family lives in McLean, Va.
Crystal Brown (Col ’95) joined the board of directors of the NEA Foundation. Ms. Brown currently serves as vice president of the education practice at Widmeyer Communications, where she oversees strategy for the firm’s largest client, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
William R. Cogswell (Com ’95 L/M) left United Bank to join State Farm Insurance as an auto underwriter in their Mid-Atlantic Operations Center in Charlottesville.
Ann-Tyler Sangston Connell (Com ’95 L/M) and Matthew Sean Connell were married on Sept. 11, 2010 in Avon-by-the-Sea, N.J. The couple resides in Charlotte, N.C. Ms. Connell works in communications at Bank of America and Matt is a buyer/planner at Ingersoll Rand.
Paul Glagola (Engr ’95 L/M) is vice president of technology and infrastructure for JPB Enterprises, in Columbia, Md.
James Trent Hammer (Col ’95, GSBA ’05 L/M) and Carrie Davis Hammer (Col ’95 L/M) welcomed their second son, Alex Trent, on Jan. 7, 2011. Alex joins his brother, Kyle Robert, 2. Alex is the nephew of Richard Davis (Col ’00). The family resides in Centreville, Va.
Keisha Jordan (Col ’95) joined the board at the Maternity Care Coalition. Ms. Jordan has also served as the executive director of Computers for Youth-Philadelphia. She has served on the boards of six youth/education organizations, including the Black Alliance for Education Options. In 2004, Ms. Jordan was the youngest recipient in Philadelphia program history selected to receive the Eisenhower Fellowship to study education in New Zealand and Australia.
Caroline Lian (Col ’95) is the director at Riveron Consulting in Dallas, where she will be responsible for client service.
H.J. Manzari (Grad ’95, ’01) is a tenured professor of modern languages at Washington & Jefferson College in Pennsylvania, specializing in Spanish.
Claire Williamson McPherson (Com ’95) and her husband, James, welcomed their second child, William Ronan, on Oct. 26, 2011. William joins a brother, Charles Joseph “CJ,” 4. The family resides in Durham, N.C.
Mandy Moore (Col ’95 L/M) and her husband, David Burnie, welcomed a son, Zachary Lockwood, on Feb. 12, 2012. Zach joins a sister, Adele Virginia, 4. Adele and Zach are the niece and nephew, respectively, of Ryan Lockwood Moore (Col ’93). The family splits its time between Clifton, Va.; and Toronto, where Mr. Burnie runs a consulting business, The Burnie Group. Ms. Moore works in product management in the software industry, most recently at OANDA Corp.
Andrew Parker (Engr ’95, ’96 L/M) and Meredith Caskey Parker (Col ’99, Law ’02 L/M) welcomed their second child, Mason Andrew, on July 21, 2011. Mason joins a sister, Olivia Catherine, 2. The family resides in Fairfax, Va. Olivia and Mason are the niece and nephew, respectively, of Aaron Parker (Col ’99), Kara Mallory Parker (Col ’99), Courtney Caskey Eliasek (Col ’96) and Ron Eliasek (Engr ’93).
Leslie Parpart (Col ’95, Educ ’95 L/M) and her husband, Kurt Friday, welcomed their son, William Bennett, and their daughter, Mary Claire Conoly, on March 17, 2010. The family resides in Richmond, Va. Bennett and Mary Claire are the nephew and neice of Andy Parker (Col ’84, Law ’90 L/M) and Susan Friday Parker (Educ ’96).
Keith S. Robbins (Arch ’95 L/M) relocated to Shanghai. He is a director of Ager Environmental Design, a Sino-American design firm with offices in Shanghai, Beijing and Boston.
Amy Elizabeth Rosenberg (Col ’95 L/M) married Marshal Allshouse. The couple resides in Half Moon Bay, Calif.
Raj Sharma (Engr ’95, ’97) married Hersha Manani June 4, 2011. The couple resides in Glenside, Pa. Mr. Sharma works at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Region III office in Philadelphia.
Rob Shields (Engr ’95 L/M) and Meredith Davis Shields (Col ’96 L/M) welcomed their second child, Kirsten Stephanie, on Dec. 29, 2010. Kirsten joins a brother, Carter, 2. The Shields family resides in Richmond, Va.
Shelia Slemp (Col ’95 L/M) has been serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ukraine since 2008. She’s been working in community and youth development and with the Opika Performance Group, a group of nine young Ukrainians who are mostly graduates of the Perechyn boarding school. In July 2011, she was selected to share her experiences from the Peace Corps at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.
David Stolle (Col ’95) and Ashley Zlatoper Stolle (Col ’95, Med ’00 L/M) welcomed their third child and first boy, Alexander “Lex”, on April 16. 2009. He joins sisters, Livi and Kate. They reside in Norcross, Ga., where Mr. Stolle heads Universal Tennis Academy and Ms. Stolle is a pediatrician with Gwinnett Pediatrics.
Salman Tajuddin (Com ’95 L/M) and his wife, Mahnaz Khan, welcomed their first child, Inara Silvana, on Aug. 1, 2011. Mr. Tajuddin works at Capstone Advisory Group as a financial restructuring consultant and Ms. Khan, a graduate of Boston University and Chicago-Kent College of Law, is an analyst at the International Trade Administration. Both live in Arlington, Va., and work in Washington, D.C.
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