Class Notes | Obituaries
Showing class notes submitted anytime by graduates in the 1990s
Bob Krakauer ’88, MBA ’93 has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer for Aspect Software, a leading provider of customer contact, enterprise workforce optimization, and Microsoft platform solutions. Playing a key role on the management team, Krakauer will provide strategic financial direction to the company.
Jeff Kisling '93 M.A. has received his Ph.D. in Psychology with a specialization in Health Psychology. Jeff has a private psychotherapy practice in Los Altos, where he specializes in sexuality and health concerns. He lives in Palo Alto.
Tracey (Smith) Kennedy ’93 and her husband Dan and their two children, Jordan and Parker, recently moved to Austin, Texas in June 2013. Tracey now works for Cox Media Group as a Client Solutions Director.
Keith Jordan ’89, J.D. ’93 writes, "I work for an amazing company that is a disruptive game-changer for the betterment of business and employees. I partner with other companies and look for ways to bring value to their business with a measurable ROI. I determine how I can improve a company's 'PIERS': Productivity, Image, Expenses, Revenue, Safety, Security, Stability."
Michael R. Johnson ’92, M.A. ’93 has been hired as the new Middle School Principal at Escuela Campo Alegre, an international school in Caracas, Venezuela. He will be moving to Caracas in August along with his wife Christina, daughter Danielle (9), and son Derek (6). Mike is currently assistant principal at Carmichael Middle School in Richland, WA.
Michael R. Johnson ’92, M.S. ’93 is completing his fourth year as Middle School Principal at Escuela Campo Alegre, an international school in Caracas, Venezuela. Recently he was appointed to the Middle School Principal position at the Anglo-American School of Moscow for the 2014-2015 school year. He will move to Moscow this summer with his wife, Christina, daughter Danielle (14), and son Derek (11).
Jim Hornecker ’93 and his wife Andrea welcomed their seventh child, Luke Sebastian Hornecker, on March 28, 2014. They live in Chaska, Minn.
Megan Haase '93, a family nurse practitioner and CEO of Mosaic Medical, joined the board of St. Charles Health System on March 31. Haase is a licensed nurse practitioner and registered nurse in Oregon and currently sits on the boards of the Rimrock Health Alliance, HealthMatters of Central Oregon, the Central Oregon Independent Practice Association and the Central Oregon Health Authority Transitional Board. “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the St. Charles Health System Board of Directors,” Haase said. “I look forward to serving with a group of leaders to further the transformation of the health care delivery system and to continue improving collaboration across the Central Oregon medical community.”
Aldo ’93 and Alexandra Ghiozzi ’93 both run businesses from their home in Brentwood, Calif. Aldo owns Impressions, one of only three worldwide fulfillment companies for small press games. Alexandra is owns a travel agency specializing in cruises and European vacations. Daughter Adriana is a sophomore at Carondelet High School, and Sophia is in sixth grade and dances in the local Nutcracker.
Melanie Gangle ’93 and husband James Dewey are overjoyed to announce the adoption of their daughter, Maria Hypatia, on June 15, 2012.
Stephanie (Welsh) Foucek '93, her husband, Chris, and daughter Sadie welcomed Lucy Ann to the family on Oct. 21, 2008. Stephanie is the assistant principal at North Tahoe High School in Tahoe City, Calif.
Stephanie (Welsh) Foucek '93, husband Chris, and big sisters Sadie and Lucy, welcomed Emily Irene on April 25. They live in Tahoma on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe.
Heather (Martin-Ruehle) Forer ’93 and David Forer—Avery Rachel Forer on July 19, 2011.
Ricardo Echeverria J.D. ’93 was named the 2010 Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Consumer Attorneys Associaiton of Los Angeles. He had previously been nominated for the award in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009.
Rob Devincenzi '93 was honored on June 24th by the Milpitas Chamber of Commerce as the 2010 Milipitas Business Person of the Year. Devincenzi was awarded for his 17 years of service to the community as the editor and publisher of the Milpitas Post newspaper and several other South Bay publications, as well as his regular contributions to area nonprofit groups.
Lisa DeMattei ’93 and Koray Ergur are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter, Zeynep Sophia Ergur, on June 8, 2013. The family lives in San Francisco, Calif.
After a 6 year hiatus, Karen (Elam) Davis '93 earned her master's degree in history from the University of Central Arkansas in Dec. 2008. She is in her 16th year of teaching at St. Joseph High School in Conway, Arkansas, as well as teaching a college level world history course for UCA. She and husband Chris have been married for 16 years and are the proud parents of Emma (12) and Wyatt (9).
Shannon (Burns) Davis '93 and husband Jesse - their second daughter, Poppy Samantha, on July 13, 2011. Poppy's older sister Macy Jane, is 3-1/2. The family lives in Portland.
Freshman Dorm: Swig
Corrina Allen '93 writes: "Winning an Emmy in June of 2010 for 'Best On-Camera Talent' opened some doors for me. So, after 15 years in local news, I am now a jetsetter, representing cosmetic companies on the Shopping Channels around the world. Getting out of local news, I realized I'd been married to my job. I am now happy to report that I am married to a human being! David Cook and I were married last July. We now split our time between homes in Atlanta, Georgia, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We're expecting out first child, a girl, in April!"
Christopher Cone ’93 is president of the clinical services group at Unisyn Medical Technologies, which provides sustainable solutions to the diagnostic imaging industry, based in Golden, Colo.
In December 2011, in his role at Unisyn, Core worked with the Steve Nash Foundation to donate two reconditioned ultrasound systems and several ultrasound probes that will benefit at-risk women and children in Paraguay.
The Hospital Nacional Itaguá, which serves high-risk pregnancies and supports approximately 3,000 deliveries a year, will use the donated equipment to help diagnose and treat prenatal complications, such as blighted ovum, ectopic, and molar pregnancies.
Cone founded Echoserve, Inc. in 2005, and served as Echoserve’s CEO until its acquisition by Unisyn in September 2009. He attended SCU with Steve Nash ’96, now a point guard with the Phoenix Suns, and knew about the Steve Nash Foundation’s work in the health care industry, and joined its efforts in Paraguay.
Lara E. Zientek Colvert '93 writes that she is pursuing psychology in the form of massage therapy. Over the years, her bodywork studies have taken her to Oakland and Hawaii, where she spent a very relaxing four weeks learning Lomi Lomi massage. She currently works as an on-call therapist in Campbell, stays involved with her two beautiful children, Tia and Stephen, sings with Ladyesong Vocal Ensemble, as well as another small group, and occasionally gets to perform with her husband, Bill Colvert, who is the trained "real" singer in the family. She also loves to spend time with her amazingly supportive friends, hiking, biking, singing, and taking her children to Santa Clara University every now and then to see all of the changes.