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2009

UGRD Leavey Business '09
Gardner, Caroline

In February 2014, Caroline Gardner ’09 will begin as a senior tax accountant at SRI International, one of the largest contract research institutes in the world. As a nonprofit, SRI is committed to discovery and to the application of science and technology for knowledge, commerce, prosperity, and peace. In her new role, Caroline will be responsible for tax compliance issues across the US and internationally.

submitted Jan. 28, 2014 3:10P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '09
Fuller, Luke
Luke Fuller ’09 was one of only 15 recent college graduates in the country selected to serve in the 2011 class of City Hall Fellows, an elite public policy Fellowship program. Mr. Fuller will spend his Fellowship year serving in San Francisco, CA. The 9-member 2011 San Francisco class is a talented and varied group, selected from among 300 candidates nationwide. Fuller has committed to spend 12 months inside a city agency working on high- need, high-impact municipal projects in San Francisco. Simultaneously, Fuller will receive more than 300 hours of proprietary training from City Hall Fellows on civic leadership and the local policy process, through which Fellows explore the history, politics, mechanics and functions of local governance in the Bay Area. City Hall Fellows selected Luke Fuller for its 2011 San Francisco class because of his outstanding leadership capabilities and commitment to public service. Mr. Fuller graduated Santa Clara as a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, and as a Dean’s Award recipient. While at SCU he volunteered with the Santa Clara Community Action Program (SCCAP) and served on the university’s award-winning delegation to the Model UN of the Far West. He was active with the school’s 2007 USDOE Solar Decathlon project that took 2nd place in the national competition in Washington, D.C., and worked with the Department of Political Science in researching U.S. Congressional activity and European democratization.
submitted Jan. 12, 2011 12:29P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '09
Forster, Genna

Jim Kopas '09 and Genna Forster '09 are happily engaged. The wedding will be at Mission Santa Clara in the Summer of 2013.

submitted Nov. 26, 2012 9:08P
'09
Dupic, Michelle (Pesce)

Chad E. Dupic 09 and Michelle L. Pesce ’09 were married October 19, 2013, at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Santa Fe, N.M. The couple resides in San Francisco. Chad is a CPA at BDO USA, LLP; Michelle works as a Project Manager for Genentech, Inc. Chad and Michelle celebrated their wedding with Professor Angel Islas and fellow SCU alumni: Kaitlin Thompson 09, Catherine Waite '08, M.A. ’14, Michael Taylor 09, Derek Brown 09, Kristina Arntz 09, Jon Takara 09, Michael Casado 10, Ashley Gardner 09, Kristina Chiapella Poulter 09, Stuart Poulter 08, Kristina Alvarez 09, Addison Schroeder 09, Elizabeth Carter 09, Juan Ramirez 09, Elizabeth Czapla '08, Jeff Matlock 08, Lauren Roon 08, Ben Burford '09, Arthur Gallanter 12, Danielle Espinal 12, and Madeline (Cheng) Hile 09.

submitted Jan. 2, 2014 10:27P
'09
Desai, Lesli (Redenbaugh)

Lesli Redenbaugh '09 and Umang Desai '09 married March 10 and 11, 2012. To honor both cultures and faiths, the two had a Catholic ceremony followed by a Hindu ceremony in the city of Seattle. Friends, family, and SCU alumni Andrew Carlson '90, Craig Carlson '87, Margaux Chan '09, Simi Rattan '08, Rachel Manfre '09, and Meagan Diss '09 were in attendance. Following a brief stay in San Francisco, CA after graduate school, the couple has relocated to Seattle, Washington.

submitted Aug. 20, 2012 4:16P
'09
Deeny , Katharine

Katharine Deeny '09 is serving through the Jesuit Volunteer Corps at La Raza Centro Legal in San Francisco, which provides community empowerment and legal services for low-income immigrants in the community. The organization operates in five different fields with a Senior Law Program, Immigration Law, Workers' Rights, the San Francisco Day Laborer Program, and La Colectiva de Mujeres--a domestic workers group of women who fight for passage of workers' rights at the legislative level and are at the forefront of the workers' rights movement on both local and national scales.

submitted Oct. 14, 2011 11:40A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '09
Deeny, Kate

Kate Deeny ’09 is giving a year of service with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps beginning this August. 

submitted May. 16, 2011 11:31A
'09
Damrow, Lindsay

Lindsay Damrow ’09 became a financial advisor for Merrill Lynch in June 2014. She will be working on the Armstrong/Eshoo Team based in Oak Brook, Ill.

Contact Lindsay
www.linkedin.com/in/lindsaydamrow http://fa.ml.com/Armstrong_Eshoo
submitted Jul. 17, 2014 11:03A
GRD Leavey/MBA '09
Cromwell Kalkbrenner, Lindsey (Cromwell)

Lindsey Cromwell '04, MBA '09 and Matthew Kalkbrenner '04, MSME '06 were married on September 12, 2009 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The bridal party included Adriana (Navarro) Alfaro '04, Sarah Tarpley '05, Aimee (Grush) David '03, Mark Kalkbrenner '04, and Scott Gunther '04. Bronco alumni in attendance included Lindsey's mom, Angela (Lum) Thomas '75, as well as Jake David '04, Jake Peterson '04, Kim Ehret '04, Christina Jimenez '04, Joy (Wasai) Nishida '04, Khanh Chau '04, Jeff Cook '04, and Sonia (Mungal) Cook '04. The couple lives in Santa Clara. Lindsey is the Sustainability Coordinator for SCU and Matt is a Systems Engineer at Lockheed-Martin.

submitted Dec. 13, 2009 2:10P
GRD Ed./Couns Psych./Pastoral Min. '09
Carrillo, Brenda
Brenda Carrillo M.A. ’09, coordinator of student health and safety for the Santa Clara County Office of Education since 2010, was nominated to become Palo Alto's coordinator of student services by Superintendent Kevin Skelly. The position was created in 2010 after a string of Palo Alto student deaths by suicide shook the community and led the district and others to boost and coordinate their efforts on student mental health. Carrillo has worked in program management, counseling, and teaching, including work as a teacher in the Palo Alto district's Saturday Math Academy from 2008 to 2010.
 
submitted Jul. 16, 2012 8:37A
'09
Bryant, John
Former Santa Clara basketball standout John Bryant ’09 has been having a tremendous career in Germany with the club Ratiopharm Ulm. He was named the MVP of the German league last season and is well on his way to doing the same this season, as he is the league’s leading scorer and rebounder—not to mention one of the fans’ favorites throughout the country.
 
submitted Feb. 4, 2013 7:55A
GRD Leavey/MBA '09
Broms, Julie (Baker)

Julie (Baker) Broms MBA '09 and husband Ryan Broms became proud parents of Evan Canaan Broms, born April 26, 2011.

submitted Jun. 16, 2011 3:32P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '09
Brennan, Joseph

Joseph "Joey" Brennan ’09 has been accepted to the Yale School of Drama class of 2015 as an MFA candidate in the Technical Design and Production department, after three years working as the assistant technical director for the College of Lake County near Chicago, Ill.

submitted May. 2, 2012 8:56A
UGRD Leavey Business '09
Belcher, Brian

Brian Belcher '09 and Sam Baker '08 are making their mark as environmentalists and businessmen in El Salvador with Computodos, a San Salvador-based company that Baker founded. The company sells high-quality computers at low cost to low-income sectors, primarily students, schools, nongovernmental organizations and the poor. Baker majored in finance at Santa Clara University, with an interest in making a difference in the world rather than landing a job on Wall Street or with an investment firm. After graduating, he traveled to over a dozen countries before starting an internship in El Salvador with microfinance organization Kiva, which specializes in giving small, low-interest loans to cottage industry entrepreneurs. Baker recognized that a big problem for students and others was access to computers. Baker partnering with fellow Santa Clara grad Brian Belcher, and the two researched and found out about InterConnection, a Seattle-based Microsoft Registered Refurbisher of computers. Buying and importing computers with licensed software from Interconnection.org, they are able to sell a complete computer package for $180, hundreds less than what was available in El Salvador and a superior product to computers and pirated software available through less reputable sources.

submitted Nov. 29, 2010 2:08P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '09
Bassett, Katie (Gau)

Katie Rose Gau '09 was married to Dustin Bassett on May 26th, 2012, in a small destination wedding in Italy. Her wedding party included maid of honor Rebecca Ross '08 and bridesmaids Kayla Mertes '08, Michelle Musgrove '09, Kathleen Crawford '09, and Amanda Eccles '09. Benjamin Lazzarini '07, Parker McNulty '07, Scott Naylor '08 and Clara Sullivan '09 were other SCU alumni in attendance. The newlyweds live in Carlsbad, CA.

submitted Nov. 14, 2012 9:10A
UGRD Engineering '09
bass, nicholas

Nicholas Bass ’09 was recently engaged to Helen Kelley, and celebrated 5 years with Lockheed Martin Space Systems.

submitted Sep. 16, 2013 4:57P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '09
Arntz, Kristina

Freshman Dorm: Swig

Kristina Arntz ’09 is currently attending Vanderbilt University working on an MBA in Healthcare. She has been happily dating Derek Brown '09 for the past 5 years.

submitted Apr. 4, 2014 4:54P
UGRD Leavey Business '09
Angeli, Jordan

Jordan Angeli '09 is leading the women's professional soccer 2010 draft class in goals and making a case for rookie of the year, playing midfielder for the Boston Breakers.

submitted Aug. 19, 2010 11:44A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '09
Alvarez, Kristina

Kristina Alvarez '09 is the new Assistant Director of Chapters & Students for the Santa Clara University Alumni Association. Kristina has had extensive event experience, having spent the last year planning and managing campus events for Bon Appetit. She was also the student representative on the Alumni Board of Directors during her senior year.

submitted Sep. 1, 2010 3:09P
UGRD Leavey Business '09
Adler, Matt

Matt Adler ’09 is a Futures and FX Execution Consultant with Bloomberg Tradebook in New York. He recently completed his MBA from Stern Business School and has relocated to London, England for a two year assignment.

submitted Aug. 10, 2014 9:46A

2010

UGRD Arts & Sciences '10
Zanger, Elliot

Elliot Donald Zanger ’10 is serving with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in West Harlem, N.Y. at St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church.

submitted Jan. 12, 2011 12:48P
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