David Grandis (Col '95 ) and Meade Prillamin Grandis (Com '01 L/M) welcomed their first child, Eleanor Rohland, on Oct. 10, 2012. The family resides in Richmond, Va.
Adam Pesapane (Col '95 L/M) is a film director known professionally as PES. His animated short film, Fresh Guacamole, is nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film at the 85th Oscars.
Bronis de Supinski (Engr '95, Engr '98 ) has been promoted to chief technology officer, Livermore Computing at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif.
Mary Elizabeth Magill (Law '95 ) is Richard E. Lang Professor of Law and dean of Stanford Law School. She was on the faculty at the University of Virginia School of Law for 15 years, serving most recently as vice dean, the Joseph Weintraub-Bank of America Distinguished Professor of Law and the Elizabeth D. and Richard A. Merrill Professor. Ms. Magill is a scholar of administrative and constitutional law, a member of the American Law Institute, and served as a fellow in the Program in Law and Public Affairs at Princeton University, a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, and the Thomas Jefferson Visiting Fellow at Downing College, Cambridge University.
Brian Lineweaver (Com '95, Grad '96 L/M) and Kerrie Stevenson Lineweaver (Com ’97 L/M) welcomed their third child, Sydney Louise, on July 28, 2011. Sydney joins big brothers Carter, 3; and Drew, 5. The family resides in Falls Church, Va.
Crissy Seamans Hemphill (Col '95 L/M) and her husband, Jay, welcomed their third child, Crawford Harrison, on Jan. 30, 2012. Crawford joins two brothers, Hays, 6, and Archer, 3. The family resides in Raleigh, N.C.
Kristian Fonss (Arch '95 L/M) and his wife, Kari, welcomed their second child, Kian Richard, on April 20, 2012. He joins a big brother, Karsten Ulrik, 3. The family resides in New York City.
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.
Amy Elizabeth Rosenberg (Col ’95 L/M) married Marshal Allshouse. The couple resides in Half Moon Bay, Calif.
Kendrick Burner (Col ’95 L/M) married Michelle Albarado (Col ’95 L/M) on April 22, 2012, at the University of Virginia Chapel. The Burner-Albarado family resides in Culpeper, Va.
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.
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.
Caroline Lian (Col ’95) is the director at Riveron Consulting in Dallas, where she will be responsible for client service.
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.
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).
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.
Lazetta Rainey Braxton (Com ’95 L/M) was awarded a 2011 Financial Planning Association diversity scholarship. Ms. Braxton is founder and chief executive officer of Financial Fountains, a fee-only financial planning and registered investment advisory firm in Chicago.
Courtney Keister Reynolds (Col ’95 L/M) and her husband, John L. Reynolds IV, welcomed their first child, Rachel Ann, on July 23, 2011. The family resides in New York City and Salem, Va.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Paul Glagola (Engr ’95 L/M) is vice president of technology and infrastructure for JPB Enterprises, in Columbia, Md.
H.J. Manzari (Grad ’95, ’01) is a tenured professor of modern languages at Washington & Jefferson College in Pennsylvania, specializing in Spanish.
Michelle Vaniels Pendleton (Com ’95 L/M) and her husband, Mike, welcomed a son, Charles Michael, on March 29, 2011. Michael is the grandson of Wally Vaniels (Educ ’69).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
"While the form of development might appear similar to that in the U.S., the concepts and philosophy in China are fundamentally different. It's an extraordinary, fascinating, interesting and awe-insipring country that is both young as the spring plum tree blossom and sophisticated, critical and knowledgeable as a thread-bare Herringbone blazer-clad, tenured Medieval English Lit Professor. Unlike fortune cookies and General Tsao Chicken, real Chinese cuisine is both exceptional, well prepared and full of flavor."
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.
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.