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Rev. Robert Ballecer M.Div. ’05, who is known as the Digital Jesuit because of his knowledge of technology and his high profile online and on social media networks, was profiled in the San Jose Mercury News on Nov. 30.
Recently Ballecer was named director of the Center for Apostolic Technology, and for the last three years, he has served in Washington, D.C., as the director of national vocation promotion, overseeing the Jesuits' efforts to encourage young men to consider the priesthood.
David Rodriguez ’05 and Christine Badal ’07 welcomed a beautiful baby boy, Eddie Alexander, on Jan. 11, 2014.
Freshman Dorm: Swig
Andrew Zilli '06 writes: "Check Facebook -- it knows all :)."
Matthew Wood '03, a practicing engineering in accident reconstruction, and wife Jennifer Wood, an HR business partner with the Bank of New York Mellon, welcomed twins on June 5, 2012 - a baby girl, Emma, and a baby boy, Bingham. The family lives in Atlanta.
Angie Wilcox M.A. ’06 assumed a new role as Assistant Dean in the Student Affairs division at Stanford University after 11 years in Student Life at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She and her husband Nathan Barreras ’97 live in Redwood City.
Freshman Dorm: Dunne
Andy Western '06 is an associate at the international law firm Latham & Watkins LLP in their Orange County, Calif. office where he practices in the areas of corporate transactions and public company representation. After graduating from SCU, he attended and graduated from the UCLA School of Law. Andy lives in Irvine, CA with his wife Catherine (Cochrane) Western '05, who is Director of Planning and Allocation at BCBG Max Azria. Andy and Catherine will celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary on July 8, 2011.
Catherine (Cochrane) Western '05 and Andy Western '06 welcomed a beautiful daughter, Anna Elizabeth, on Feb. 3, 2014.
Sierra Lovelace ’06 and Matthew Warner on September 21, 2013 at the Kohl Mansion in Burlingame, Calif. Emily Daoro ’06, Trish (Folse) Garber ’06, and Lindsey (Lantis) Snider ’06 were bridesmaids. The couple lives in San Francisco, Calif.
Freshman Dorm: Graham 300
Kate Trevelyan-Hall '06 currently works as the Foundations & Grants Associate for the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL). CORAL is an international non-profit organization based in San Francisco that works around the world to unite communities to save coral reefs. Through this job she recently became SCUBA certified and in December 2010 had an opportunity to dive in Mexico (along the Riviera Maya) to see the important work CORAL is doing there to protect their reefs. She writes that, in addition to work, she lives in the East Bay with her boyfriend and often hangs out with fellow SCU friends: Sara Iino '06, Courtney Branich '06, Kendra Middendorf '06, Lena Shaw '06, Dinelle Lucchesi '06, Jamie Campbell '06, Jennifer Sbicca (Grisaitis) '06, Kenny Waggoner '06, Trevor Hansen '07, and Annie Thompson '07.
David Terrazas MBA '01, J.D. ’06, has been re-elected to the Santa Cruz City Council. He is a manager with Valley Transit Authority.
Kevin Teh '06 and wife Sadie welcomed a baby boy, Samuel, on August 6, 2011. The family is enjoying their home in Nashville, TN.
Kevin Teh ’06, wife Sadie, and big brother Samuel welcomed baby boy, Jacob Max, on Feb. 4, 2014. He made a surprise entrance at home where the family lives in Goodlettsville, Tenn.
Michelle Evanson '06 and Scott Sweeney '08 were married in Snoqualmie, Washington on July 31, 2010. The bridal party included Kevin Sweeney '05, Sarah Egan '06, Jessica Moses '06, Peter Lowry '08, Matthew Hatzke '08, and Jerred O'Connell '08. Also in attendance: Nikki Strehlow '06, Cristina Rodarte '06, Alex Diaconou '06, Matthew Reardon '06, Katrina Welch '06, Ryan McKernan '06, Brittney Salvatore '06, Esther Ayorinde '06, Heidi Spurgeon '06, Kirsten Cornell '07, Cassie Conching '07, Pomai Hanson '08, Matthew Marquess '08, Brendon Bula '09, Tyeler O'Connell '10, and Trevor Hatzke '10.
Scott Sweeney ’08 and Michelle (Evanson) Sweeney ’06 welcomed their first son, Oliver Edward on March 12, 2014. They currently reside outside of Seattle.
Kathleen Fitzsimmons ’06 and Patrick Sullivan on Oct. 1, 2011, at the Immaculate Conception Church in San Diego, Calif. The couple currently lives in San Diego.
Kathleen Fitzsimmons ’06 and Patrick Sullivan were married on Oct. 1, 2011, at the Immaculate Conception Church in San Diego, Calif., where they currently live.
Johan Sulaiman MBA ’06 joined OneWest Bank in Pasadena, Calif. in July 2013, as vice president, Forecast and Modeling.
Niamh Conlon '06 and Michael Storie married in San Jose, California at Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph on August 6, 2011. The ceremony was presided by Father Paul Soukup S.J. The bridal party included Brian Ross '08. Also in attendance: Stephanie Currier '06, Natalie Genco '06, Bob Pfahnl '06, Matt Lightner '06, Katie Roberts Payer '06, Alex Diaconou '06, M.S. '07, Ashley Penrod Cobb '06, Kristina Casuga McMinn '05, Scott McMinn '05, Brent Izutsu '05, Leah Verhoeven '05, Travis Merz '05, Jeanne Marie Hood '06, Ryan McKernan '06, Eli Girod '06, M.S. '08, Kari Kallio Girod '06, Robyn McElhiney Palmer '07, Andrew Zilli '06, Kevin Wetzel '08, Stephanie Arnold '09, Ted Theocheung '87, and Catherine Chalfant Murua '04. They now reside in Sunnyvale, CA.
Michael Spencer MBA ’06 and his wife, Elizabeth, are thrilled to announce the birth of their third son, Matthew Collins Spencer. He was born on May 23, 2012. The family lives in the Old Fig Garden neighborhood of Fresno.