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Zanck, Bernard

Bernard Zanck ’67 writes, "My son, Bernie Zanck ’96, just graduated from University of Chicago with an MBA on March 22, 2013. He was also the Director of Recruitment for the university's MBA program, and during his time as director he spent 3 years in London recruiting for the program."

submitted Apr. 22, 2013 3:38P
UGRD Leavey Business '96
Zacharias, Brian

Brian Zacharias ’96 is a new principal to the Financial and Forensic Consulting Service Group of Hemming Morse, LLP, a national accounting firm. He joins from Burr Pilger Mayer, Inc., where Zacharias was a senior manager.

Bringing nearly 20 years of experience to the firm, Zacharias advises clients on a wide range of complex matters involving financial and valuation issues for financial reporting, tax, merger and acquisition, financial turnaround and litigation matters. His valuation experience spans business valuation, intellectual property and other intangible assets, as well as valuation of options and other derivatives. Zacharias has served as an expert on civil litigation issues including economic damages, breach of contract, fraud, and business and intellectual property disputes.
Zacharias is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and founding member and executive committee chair of the Fair Value Exchange.
submitted Nov. 17, 2013 10:53A
UGRD Leavey Business '96
Walker, Jacquie (Barnet)

Freshman Dorm: Campisi

Jacquie Walker '96 writes: "My husband Matt Walker '95 and I live in Dallas, Texas with our two boys, Barrett (5) and Casey (3). I worked for an investment bank in New York as a graduate recruiter before moving to Texas in 2006 and 'retiring.'"

submitted Aug. 28, 2011 1:26P
UGRD Leavey Business '96
Walker, Jacqueline (Barnet)

Jacqueline Barnet Walker ’96, Matthew B. Walker ’95 and sons Barrett (7) and Casey (5) embarked on a new adventure in life by moving to St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands with Matt's employer Ocwen Mortgage Servicing Inc. Visitors Welcome!

Contact Jacqueline
submitted Jul. 2, 2013 4:40P
UGRD Leavey Business '96
Wade, Garrett

Garrett Wade '96 and his wife Lisa welcomed their first child, Emily Marie Wade, into the world on June 11, 2010.

submitted Jun. 17, 2010 5:04P
UGRD Leavey Business '96
Wade, Garrett (Wade)

Garrett Wade '96 and his wife Lisa welcomed their second daughter, Madison Riley Wade, into the world June 4, 2012.

submitted Jul. 13, 2012 10:03A
Tsiagkas, Stephanie (Melia)

Stephanie (Melia) Tsiagkas '96 and husband Nick welcomed their second daughter, Katherine Anne, on Oct. 12, 2008. The family currently resides in Sunnyvale with 3-year-old daughter Amelia.

submitted Nov. 26, 2008 2:16P
Trujillo, Mary

Mary Trujillo '96 earned her master's degree in Spanish from the University of Colorado.

submitted Apr. 30, 2010 12:19P
Tanigawa, Alison

Alison Tanigawa ’96 was named advertising and media director for Island Insurance Company in Hawaii. Tanigawa, who has nearly 15 years of experience, will be responsible for managing the company’s advertising and media activities.  Prior she was the marketing manager for DTRIC insurance.

submitted Aug. 4, 2012 7:30P
GRD Leavey/MBA '96
Swenson, Eric

Eric Swenson MBA '96 welcomed Katelyn Olive Oct 15, 2009 who joins 5-year-old brother Ethan. The family recently relocated to the Pheonix, Ariz. area.

Contact Eric
submitted Aug. 11, 2010 4:51P
Stanely, Alison

Alison (Beimfohr) Stanely '96 and husband Shawn welcomed their second child, Trevor Alan Stanley, on June 23, 2009.  He joins big sister Lauren, 2, in the family's Dallas, Texas home. 

submitted Sep. 28, 2009 3:22P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '96
Shirota, Carrie

Carrie Ann Shirota '96 has been named a 2009 Open Society Institute Justice Fellow. A lawyer and advocate in Wailuku, Hawaii, Shirota  will work to mitigate and reduce the transfer of incarcerated Hawaiians to mainland prisons thousands of miles away. Hawaii's growing reliance on transfers severs family ties, disconnects Hawaiians from cultural traditions, gives rise to prison gangs, and complicates community reintegration. 

submitted Jul. 23, 2009 12:07P
Shepherd, Christopher

Christopher Shepherd '95, principal with Shepherd & Associates Insurance Services of San Jose, and Sarah Almazol Shepherd '96 proudly announce the birth of their first child, Olivia Almazol Shepherd on June 29, 2011. The family resides in Santa Clara and are loving every minute with little Olivia.

submitted Oct. 18, 2011 1:19P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '96
Schiechl, Jim

Jim Schiechl '96 and Mary Higgins Schiechl CPE '00 welcomed a son into the family on December 9, 2010. Alexander James (AJ) joins his 4-year-old sister Julia. Jim now works as a middle school principal for the Kent, Wash., school district. Jim and Mary live in Auburn, Wash.

submitted Mar. 14, 2011 2:22P
Santoro, Jen

Freshman Dorm: Campisi

Jen Santoro '96 writes: "I am currently a pharmacist for the Orange County Medicaid Program. I competed in my first Olympic distance triathlon last year and have since done five more!"

submitted Apr. 11, 2011 6:43P
Rojas, Lucy (Azevedo)

Lucy (Azevedo) Rojas M.A. '99 and husband Ariel welcomed baby girl Chiara Francesca on Dec. 23, 2008. Chiara is named in honor of SCU's patron St. Claire. The family lives in Watsonville, Calif., where Lucy works as a project manager in the student affairs division at UC Santa Cruz.

submitted Mar. 12, 2009 8:13A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '96
Rivera, Jill

Jill Rivera ’96, who played softball for four seasons at Santa Clara University, often played catch with her son, Chris Rivera, in the yard even before he entered T-ball. Now he's accepted a scholarship to play baseball at Long Beach State. A single mom, Rivera works for a family-owned general contracting business in Watsonville.

submitted Jul. 21, 2014 8:08A
GRD Law '96
Rich, Jeffrey

Jeff '92, J.D. '96 and Molly (Foy) Rich '92 welcomed their third baby, Findlay George Rich, on June 12, 2010. Finn joins his older brother, Jeffrey Jr. (8) and sister, Caeleigh (6) in Palo Alto where Molly works in real estate. Jeff is currently Assistant General Counsel at Juniper Networks.

submitted Feb. 17, 2011 11:10A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '96
Reasoner, Erin (Erin McCarthy)

Erin McCarthy Reasoner '96 and husband Scott welcomed their third child, Audrey Grace, on May 11, 2010. She joins big sisters Olivia and Bridget. The family lives in Mission Viejo, Calif.

submitted Sep. 25, 2010 8:19P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '96
Reasoner, Erin (McCarthy)

Erin (McCarthy) Reasoner 96 completed Ironman Arizona on November 18, 2012. It took her 13 hours, 58 minutes to finish the 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride and 26.2 mile run. Fellow Bronco Karen (McCormick) Ekizian ’96 was part of the amazing cheering crew. Erin has completed two half Ironman distance triathlons; this was her first full distance. Erin and husband Scott have three girls: Olivia, 8, Bridget, 5 and Audrey, 2. The family lives in Mission Viejo, Calif.

submitted Nov. 20, 2012 8:22A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '96
Peters, Kathryn

Kate Peters '96 was named President of The Grossman Group, an employee communications agency in Chicago. She also serves on the faculty for the Marketing Communication department at Columbia College Chicago.

Contact Kathryn
email: LinkedIn:
submitted Dec. 6, 2010 6:22P
UGRD Leavey Business '96
Partovi, Janine (Herpers)

Sam Partovi '95 and Janine (Herpers) Partovi '96 welcomed their fourth child, Mary Imogene, on Oct. 12, 2008, in Portland. Mary joins big brothers Jack, 6; Max, 4; and big sister Sydney, 4.

submitted Jun. 5, 2009 4:49P
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