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Class Notes 1991-1999
Kevin A. Darbro, Durham, NC, is a senior multimedia producer with PBM InterActive, Research Triangle Park, NC. A member of the Chapel Hill Public Arts Commission, he is also active as an actor, composer, musician, sound designer, singer and songwriter with various groups in the area.
Michele “Mitzi” Bloom Devine, Worthington, OH, and her husband, Joseph, announce the births of Kathleen, April 6, 1997, and twins, Megan and Erin, Aug. 26, 1998.
Forest T. Driggs, New Albany, OH, is a sales manager with Franklin International, Columbus, OH.
Amy Suminski Fuller, Ionia, MI, and her husband, Jack, announce the birth of Allison Margaret, March 22, 1999.
Kristen M. Goan, Twinsburg, OH, married Steven M. Schiopota, Sept. 19, 1998. Kristen is a family therapist with Crossroads Child and Adolescent Counseling Center, Mentor, OH.
Samuel H. Morris, Danbury, CT, married Sharon M. Testa, Oct. 10, 1998. Samuel is an account manager with Candle Corp., White Plains, NY.
Joel M. and Jennifer Phelps Reimer, ’90, Columbus, OH, announce the birth of Michael Joel, Nov. 19, 1997.
Natalie Hoar Ruble, Reynoldsburg, OH, and her husband, Steven, announce the birth of Abigail Frances, March 24, 1999.
Douglas R. St. Myer, Powell, OH, married Holly, March 28, 1998. He is an investment executive with Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Dublin, OH.
Alexandra A. Smith received her M.A.T. in Spanish and English as a second language from the School for International Training, Brattleboro, VT. She lives in Aoba-Ku, Yokohama, Japan, and is an English and Spanish teaching fellow with World Learning at Tokyo Jogakkan Junior College, Machida-Shi, Tokyo, Japan.
Stephen G. and Courtney Benbow Tanner, Cincinnati, OH, announce the birth of Ella Barbee, Feb. 24, 1999.
Thomas H. III and Rebecca Madeker Tate, Dublin, OH, announce the birth of Emily Elizabeth, Nov. 12, 1998. Thomas is a sales supervisor with Cendant. Rebecca, an elementary school teacher with the Columbus (OH) City Schools, received her master’s degree from The Ohio State University.
Michelle Scarafile Ulak, Charleston, SC, is a broker associate with Prudential Carolina Real Estate.
Robert M. Wilson, Powell, OH, married Jodi Koder, July 18, 1998. Robert is regional internal wholesaler with One Group Mutual Funds, Columbus, OH.
Erin Riggle Woerner, Gaithersburg, MD, and her husband, Raymond, announce the birth of Raymond Carl, Dec. 29, 1998. Erin is a corporate accounting manager with Marriott International, Inc., Washington, D.C.
Jeffrey S. Brown teaches with the Springfield (OH) City Schools and is a bail bondsman with Charles J. Miller Bail Bonds. He also volunteers as a coach for the Wittenberg baseball team.
Jennifer L. Darlington, Cleveland Heights, OH, is studying to become an American sign language interpreter.
Eric A. Durland, Cincinnati, OH, is a registered financial representative with Fidelity Investments.
Christian M. Geron, West Chester, OH, and his wife, Robyn, announce the birth of Emma Caroline, March 31, 1999. Christian, who received his master’s degree in business administration from Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH, in 1998, is an assistant vice president with Fifth Third Bank.
Lynn M. Hamrich, South Euclid, OH, and her husband, Steven Dressman, announce the birth of Alyssa Lynn, Aug. 12, 1998. Lynn, a physician, is a women’s health fellow at the University Hospitals of Cleveland.
Jennifer Allen Harmon, Sylvan Lake, MI, is gift officer and director of development at Wayne State University, College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts, Detroit, MI.
Kimberly Hazel Henderson, Chagrin Falls, OH, and her husband, Robert, announce the birth of Marissa Grace, Sept. 10, 1998. Kim teaches elementary school.
Elizabeth White Hester, Westminster, CO, and her husband, Frank, announce the birth of their second daughter Sarah Marie, June 20, 1998.
Jennifer L. Hofstetter, Cincinnati, OH, is a senior auditor with HJ Heinz, Newport, KY.
Anissa Bartley Jones, Maineville, OH, teaches elementary school with the Mariemont City Schools, Cincinnati, OH.
Kyle R. Klopfer, San Francisco, CA, and his wife, Jennifer, announce the birth of Curtis Ryan, Oct. 19, 1998. Kyle is a tax manager with Deloitte & Touche.
Daniel J. Martinez, Ca-cahuamilpa, Mexico, is an actor.
George K. Mateyo II, Cleveland, OH, married Laura E. Sawyer, June 19, 1999. George, who received his M.B.A. from Case Western Reserve University in 1999, is an investment portfolio manager with Carnegie Capital Management Co.
Stephanie L. Morgan, Louisville, KY, married Craig W. White, March 20, 1999. Stephanie is an attorney with Goldberg & Simpson, P.S.C.
Kayoko Nishimura, Kumamoto, Japan, is a journalist with TV Kumamoto Co.
Christina Taylor Owendoff, University Heights, OH, is a psychologist with the Mentor (OH) Public Schools.
Timothy L. Raynewater, Rocky River, OH, is a financial analyst with Ernst & Young L.L.P., Cleveland, OH.
Brian L. Robinson, a police officer with the City of Hamilton (OH) Police Dept., is a traffic accident investigator and a member of the tactical response team.
Lynda M. Roller, Springfield, OH, married David Farrell, Nov. 29, 1997. Lynda is assistant to the director of the John Glenn Institute for Public Service and Public Policy at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
Scott C. Routson is an electronic production artist with the Mazer Corp., Dayton, OH.
Katheryn Wallace Seitz, Dublin, OH, and her husband, Jeffrey, announce the birth of Kaitlyn Elizabeth, Sept. 9, 1997. Katheryn owns All In Good Taste Catering, Columbus, OH.
Steven J. Shook attends The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH.
Tricia A. Sprankle received her J.D. in January 1999 and her LL.M. in May 1999 from Capital University Law School, Columbus, OH.
Kelly K. Campbell is with Mlicki Design, Inc., Columbus, OH.
P. Jill Dailey, Cincinnati, OH, is an associate counsel with Shire Richwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Florence, KY.
Jonathan L. Eilert, Wooster, OH, and his wife, Suzanne, announce the birth of Margaret Elizabeth, Jan. 21, 1999. Jonathan is pastor of St. Peter Lutheran Church.
Elizabeth Zitlow Kletzly, a teacher with the Lebanon (OH) City Schools, has received her master’s degree in reading from Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH.
Eric J. Lundgren, Kettering, OH, owns Northwitt Inc., which operates BW-3 Restaurants, Dayton, OH.
Sonja L. Ness, Powell, OH, married William R. Stockton, July 17, 1999. Sonja is pursuing her teaching certificate at Ohio Dominican College, Columbus, OH.
Steven P. Pearson, Arlington, VA, is director of government relations with the Can Manufacturers Institute, Washington, D.C.
Jennifer R. Ross, Syracuse, NY, married Russell Miller, June 28, 1997. They announce the birth of John Patrick, Nov. 18, 1998. Jennifer is a special education teacher with the Jamesville-Dewitt (NY) Schools.
Deborah Stine Shaw, Cincinnati, OH, received her M.A. in elementary education from Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, May 15, 1999. She teaches third grade at the J.F. Burns Elementary School, Kings Mills, OH.
As senior network engineer, Ryan A. Whitney, Foster City, CA, manages the San Francisco, CA, branch of DWS, a network consulting firm.
Andrea Wood, Jamaica Plain, MA, is a program assistant with The Boston Consulting Group.
Devin M. and Laurie Fellers Bunsold live in Miamisburg, OH. Devin is in the marketing department with LOGTEC, Inc., Fairborn, OH. Laurie teaches fifth grade with the Kettering (OH) City Schools.
Melissa Duckwall Clark, Chicago, IL, received her M.D. from Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH, June 11, 1999. She is serving her residency at Ravenswood Family Practice.
David L. and Sara Lade Daugherty announce the birth of Oria Lee, Jan. 26, 1999. David teaches organic chemistry at Wittenberg.
Jeffrey D. Deetsch, Louisville, KY, married Anne Karrick, July 25, 1998. Jeff is with Kentucky Home Trust Co.
Suzanne E. Dial is pursuing her doctor of physical therapy degree from Creighton University, Omaha, NE.
Sandra J. Dukat, Chicago, IL, competed in the 1999 World Cup Finals in Breckenridge, CO. She also participated in a residency program in Winter Park, CO with the hope of making the 2002 U.S. Disabled Ski Team and the Salt Lake Winter Paralympics. Sandy also competed in the 1998 World Swim Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand, where she set an American record in the 800m freestyle. She is the first RIC athlete to be selected to compete at the world championship level in both a winter and summer sport.
Jenna K. Evans is a credit analyst with the marine division of Caterpillar Financial Services Corp., Nashville, TN.
Amy B. Firestine married Todd D. Pechar, July 11, 1998. They live in Lancaster, OH, where Amy teaches third grade with the Lancaster City Schools. Todd is an attorney with Stebeltan Aranda and Snyder.
Christopher B. Frost, Oak Hill, WV, attends the College of Law at West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.
Laura Ashcraft Graham, Fairfield, OH, is a web/desktop designer with Vineyard Community Church, Cincinnati, OH.
Christopher R. and Elizabeth Miller Hale, ’93, live in Chicago, IL. Christopher is a product manager with The Harris Trust and Savings Bank. Elizabeth, who teaches at New Trier High School, Winnetka, IL, received her M.A. in counseling in June 1998 from Northeastern Illinois University, Skokie, IL.
Peter F. Hanson, Cleveland Heights, OH, is an IS client/server support specialist with Progressive, Mayfield Heights, OH.
Michele M. Holdash, Minneapolis, MN, married Gregory T. Birgy, Oct. 31, 1998. Michele is a product and program coordinator with HealthPartners.
Kara Skinner Humphrey, Dayton, OH, teaches German and French and coaches cross-country at Chaminade-Julienne Catholic High School.
Monica Kohart is a market analyst with Cinergy Corp., Cincinnati, OH.
Heather C. Logan, an attorney, serves as chief of military justice in the judge advocate general’s department with the U.S. Air Force. She has been promoted to the rank of captain and named senior company grade “Officer of the Year” for the 437th Airlift Wing, Charleston Air Force Base, SC.
Paul M. Otten, Lawrenceburg, IN, and his wife, Julie, announce the birth of Emma Rose, March 14, 1999. Paul, who received his master’s degree in educational administration from Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH, in May 1999, is an assistant principal with the Fairfield (OH) City Schools.
Shane T. Russell received his M.D. from the Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, in June 1998. He is serving his residency in urology at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
Elizabeth “Lisa” M. Schumann, Columbus, OH, married John W. Kroeger, Oct. 18, 1997.
Mills James Productions, Columbus, OH, has appointed Sean M. Smith project manager of its new media and internet solutions group. Sean lives in Dublin, OH.
Tracy L. Stahl, Akron, OH, married Michael R. Reiss, Aug. 2, 1997. Tracy received her M.P.A. in environmental policy/natural resource management from Indiana University in 1997. She is an environmental economist with the Davey Resource Group, Kent, OH.
Sherri J. West, Hilliard, OH, is an answer one manager with Bank One, Westerville, OH.
Susan L. Woodford, Greenwich, CT, married Marc D. Schroeder, ’92, June 6, 1998. Susan is pursuing her master’s degree in interior design at the Pratt Art Institute, Brooklyn, NY. Mark is vice president of strategy with circle.com, Wilton, CT.
Erica Perdue Brickey, Anna, OH, teaches gifted students with the Hardin County Schools, Kenton, OH.
Jennifer E. Day, Duarte, CA, married Scott J. Wolfson, Oct. 10, 1998. Jen is a marketing coordinator with Montgomery Watson, an environmental engineering consulting firm in Pasadena, CA.
Rebecca A. Deehr is a teaching assistant in the physics department while pursuing graduate studies at the Miami University Institute of Environmental Sciences, Oxford, OH.
Kevin J. Espelage, Springfield, OH, is an assistant dean of admission at Wittenberg.
Jessica E. Feinberg, a coordinator with Familyeducation Network, Boston, MA, is active with Big Brother/Big Sister, Newton Center, MA.
Jay L. Freund, director of admissions at St. Xavier High School, Louisville, KY, is pursuing his M.A. in English at the University of Louisville.
Kathleen F. Hickey, Bethesda, MD, is pursuing her J.D. at The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
James J. Hofelich, Cleveland, OH, is a clerk with Walter & Haverfield, while pursuing his J.D. at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
Ethan W. Hooper is a wilderness guide with Denali Wilderness Expeditions, Talkeetna, AK.
Scott A. Hughes teaches social studies and coaches football at Milford (OH) High School.
Courtney D. Johnson, Westerville, OH, received her M.P.H. in epidemiology from The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, in March 1999 and was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. She is pursuing her Ph.D. in perinatal, women’s health and reproductive epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
Nicole M. LaSota, Beavercreek, OH, teaches sixth grade language arts with the Sugarcreek Local Schools, Bellbrook, OH.
Christeena B. McHale, Wilder, KY, married Robert D. Morrison, Aug. 29, 1998. Christeena is senior programmer/analyst with Becton Dickinson, Cincinnati, OH.
Kristen E. Michelson received her M.A. in French from the University of Minnesota in July 1997. She teaches business and conversational English with private language institutes in Cologne, Germany.
Bryce L. and Katherine Meyer Thompson live in Chicago, IL. Bryce is an MIS specialist in the Department of Supervision and Regulation with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Colby B. Winters, Fredericksberg, Czechoslovakia, is an in-flight coordinator with Delta Air Lines, Jamaica, NY.
Andrei S. and Karen Meilander Yelovich live in Catonsville, MD. Andrei, a chemistry teacher at Perry Hall High School, received his M.S. in organic chemistry from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, in January 1999. Karen is a financial analyst with Environmental Elements Corp.
Melissa Coomer married Steven T. Fox, August 1, 1998. They live in Toledo, OH. Melissa is with D.T. Services, Inc.
Dennis B. Dahlberg, Springfield, OH, teaches social studies at London (OH) High School.
Marguerite C. Farricker is a veterinary assistant with Medvet and Associates, Columbus, OH, while pursuing her doctorate of veterinary medicine at The Ohio State University.
Erin M. Fast, Powell, OH, is a floor manager with Check Free Corp., Dublin, OH.
Melissa A. Grean, Venice, CA, is a post production coordinator with Post Haste, Los Angeles, CA.
Timothy P. Gunn, Lakewood, OH, is a sales/service manager with Ohio Counting Scale, Brooklyn Heights, OH.
April J. Helderman, Englewood, OH, married Michael E. Miller, July 31, 1998. April teaches high school social studies with the Trotwood-Madison City Schools.
Shannon N. Ingram, Knoxville, TN, married Dwight D. Tolliver, May 29, 1999. Shannon received her master’s degree in city and regional planning from The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, in June 1998. She is a city planner with the Knoxville Metropolitan Planning Commission. Dwight is pursuing his master’s degree in counseling at the University of Tennessee.
Jennifer M. Lajti, Van Wert, OH, married Jason T. Bebout, May 9, 1998. Jennifer teaches first grade with the Springfield (OH) City Schools. Jason is with Ohio City Insurance Agency.
Misty R. Lance, Wooster, OH, is a unit/training supervisor with Wil Research Labs, Ashland, OH.
Jennifer P.A. Lewis married Rudy Thornton Jr., Oct. 17, 1998. She is pursuing her M.A. in secondary education/social studies comprehensive at Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH.
Ashley E. Patterson Ranch Mirage, CA, teaches second grade gifted and talented students with the Desert Sands Unified School District, Palm Desert, CA.
Jill K. Pellior, Grove City, OH, teaches fourth grade with the South Western City Schools.
David J. Peltz teaches English and coaches the varsity girls’ basketball team with the Greenville (OH) City Schools.
Mark L. Peters, South Charleston, OH, is with I Supply Co., Fairborn, OH.
Megan L. Porter has received her M.S. in biology from the University of Cincinnati (OH).
Natalie A. Saikaly, Cleveland Heights, OH, is a real estate consultant with Deloitte & Touche L.L.P., Cleveland, OH.
Kimberly A. Snyder, Lewis Center, OH, married David J. Kivimaki, Nov. 22, 1997. Kim is a compliance coordinator with United HealthCare of Ohio, Columbus, OH.
Meredith L. Sorice, Centerville, OH, is a management analyst with KPMG L.L.P.
Stefanie J. Atwater is a case manager with Alvis House, Columbus, OH.
Jill Evers Benton, Coldwater, OH, is a permanent substitute teacher with the Celina (OH) City Schools.
Staci M. Bertelli, London, England, is director of membership development at FOCUS Information Services.
Danielle R.C. Clack is pursuing her J.D. at Capital University Law School, Columbus, OH.
Marlo M. Derr, Springfield, OH, married Justin V. Chaney, Aug. 29, 1998. Marlo is a sales representative with First Energy/Ohio Edison.
Henning F. Horn is a graduate assistant in the cell and molecular biology department at the University of Cincinnati (OH).
Mike D. Lewis, Cincinnati, OH, is with Friedman-Swift Associates.
Charity J. Lorenzo, Durham, NC, is a clinical research coordinator with Glaxo Wellcome Inc., Research Triangle Park, NC.
Brett S. MacDonald, Pomona, NY, is a project geologist with LMS Engineers, Pearl River, NY.
Jennifer L. McBeath, Gurnee, IL, is a foster care case manager with Catholic Charities, Waukegan, IL.
While pursuing his master’s degree in educational counseling with a concentration in college student affairs, Troy D. Nunamaker is serving as a graduate assistant for leadership programs and community services at Clemson (SC) University.
Kelly M. Pechar, East Brunswick, NJ, received her master’s degree in clinical psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ. She is a master’s level psychologist with Family and Children’s Services, Elizabeth, NJ.
Erika L. Rasmussen, Portland, OR, is a project manager with City Year Seattle (WA)/King County.
Daniel P. Rossetti is a contracts manager with TEKsystems, Cincinnati, OH.
Marvin L. Snyder III received his M.S. in higher education with a minor in sports administration from Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, May 1, 1999. He is a residence hall director in Valdosta, GA.
Stacie L. Warren is a leasing specialist with Fairfield Properties, Columbus, OH.
Colleen J. Weiss, Great Mills, MD, is an environmental biologist with RMC, Inc., Lexington Park, MD.
Janine R. Wilmsen is pursuing her master’s degree in special education at Webster University, St. Louis, MO.
Lionel M. Worman, Springfield, OH, is an information technology coordinator at Wittenberg.
James J. Yoo, Oakland, CA, is a regional support coordinator with Americorps, San Francisco, CA.
Jill M. Bechtel, Cincinnati, OH, is a marketing analyst with Acosta-PMI, Inc.
Jeremy W. Flesch is a settlement analyst with Master Card International, St. Louis, MO.
Rebecca E. Fogt, Vandalia, OH, teaches learning-disabled students at Helke Elementary School.
Gregory E. Frangos, Columbus, OH, is an ISDN specialist with Telecomm Industries, Dublin, OH.
As a Fulbright fellow in Okinawa, Japan, Dennis J. Frost is researching Ota Masahide, the prefectural governor of Okinawa and the role that he has played in U.S.-Japanese relations.
Andrew W.W. Gundolf, Springfield, OH, married Melissa A. Snyder, Aug. 8, 1998. Andy is a bank officer at National City Bank, Fairborn, OH.
Emily I. Hegedus is a sales assistant with Mellon Private Asset Management, San Francisco, CA.
Katharine N. Herman, Newark, DE, received her master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, in September 1999.
Melissa A. Hess is an executive assistant with the State of Michigan in Governor Engler’s Washington, D.C. office.
Adam C. Hofmann, Louisville, KY, is an assistant engineer with Samtec, New Albany, IN.
Sarah E. Maurer is a backpacking guide at Sky Ranch, Ft. Collins, CO.
Leslie J. Meyer is a program director with the Y.M.C.A., Austin, TX.
Claudia K. Newton is a sales associate with Jacobson’s, Columbus, OH.
Alison K. Oatman, Dayton, OH, is a senior customer service representative with Isotec, Inc., Miamisburg, OH.
Erica B. Salinas is pursuing her master’s degree in social work at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
Ashley E. Schomburg, Zanesville, OH, teaches elementary music with the Crooksville (OH) School District.
Tyler M. Stepsis is pursuing his M.D. at the University of Cincinnati (OH) College of Medicine.
Steven Q. Thomas, Cleveland, OH, is an account executive with Long Beach Manufacturing Co., Independence, OH.
Teresa A. Watson, Centerville, OH, is a claims adjuster with Progressive Insurance, Dayton, OH.
Misty N. Whitacre is a missionary with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints in Salt Lake City, UT.
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