Updated Fall 2012
Manfred Tatzmann, B.A., 1970, is a member of the State of Minnesota TBI Advisory Committee.
David L. Mangles, B.S., 1971, has published a book, “The Hermaphroditic Contortionist.”
David C. Aussicker, B.Phil., 1972, is a senior officer at the Florida State University.
Eric Greinke, B.A., 1972, M.S.W., 1982, received an honorable mention in the 2012 Allen Ginsberg Awards at the Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College for his poem Shooting Lessons.
Jeffrey H. Brown, B.Phil., 1973, is the executive director of Communities In School’s Michigan state office.
Warren L. Hills, B.A., 1976, is the associate vice president for human resources at Western Michigan University.
William L. Stage Jr., B.Phil., 1976, has published a book, “Not Waving, Drowning.”
Michael N. Walters, B.S., 1976, is the vice president of sales and marketing for Wixon in St. Francis, Wisconsin.
Ronald T. Green, B.S., 1978, was inducted as a fellow into the Geological Society of America.
Ronald R. Johnson, B.S., 1979, has published a book, “Customer Service and the Imitation of Christ.” He also produces an audio blog called Mythic Adventures and teaches extension courses in West Michigan through Spring Arbor University.
Donald W. Linebaugh, B.S., 1979, has published two books, “Sagus Iron Works: The Roland W. Robbins Excavations 1948-1953.” And “The Springfield Gas Machine: Illuminating Industry and Leisure, 1860’s-1920’s.”
Ann E. Michael, B.Phil., 1979, has published, “Water-Rites,” a collection of poetry. She also is the writing coordinator at DeSales University in Center Valley, Philadelphia.
Brian Leja, B.B.A., 1981, was promoted to the director of the industrial division for Schenker Logistics where he has worked for 25 years.
W. Dean La Douceur, B.S., 1983, earned his M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix on June 23, 2012. He also established a new company, Dean’s List Publishing.
Michael E. Born, B.S., 1984, has been named “Leader in their Field” in the area of Natural Resources & Environment, in the 2012 Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers published by Chambers and Partners.
John D. Huszarik, B.S., 1989, M.B.A., 2004, is a senior continuous improvement leader for MPI Research in Mattawan.
Terry L. Stollar-Bolinger, B.S., 1989, is the principal of Emma Donnan Middle School in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Todd E. Walter, B.S., 1989, M.S.W., 1993, is the owner and administrator of Crosaires in Williamston.
Catherine E. Earl, M.S.N., 1990, is the associate provost of American Sentinel University in Birmingham, Alabama.
Tammie A. (Wing) Brainard, B.S., 1992, has been promoted to senior in the accounting and assurance department of Weber O’Brien Ltd in Sylvania, Ohio.
Robert Fritz, B.B.A., 1992, is the vice president of sales for Sysco Iowa.
Annette Rus, B.S., 1993, is the office manager of Consumers Credit Union in Holland.
James N. Class, B.A., 1997, is the director of Russia planning and execution at Merck in Moscow, Russia.
Tara L. Crow, B.B.A., 1997, is a materials planning analyst for Kimberly-Clark in Neenah, Wisconsin.
Diana M. (Waluk) Bushman, B.B.A., 1999, was promoted to manager of business transformation at Asset Acceptance Capital Corp in Warren.
Stephen M. Passinault, M.Ed., 1999, is the principal of Forest Hills Central High School.
Michelle D. Bicey, B.B.A., 2000, is the dean of Stratford Universities Newport News campus in Newport News, Virginia.
Scott A. Eldred, M.Ed., 2000, M.Ed., 2005, is the principal of Middle Park High School in East Grand Rapids.
Adam S. Henige, B.S., 2000, was a recipient of the 2012 Michigan’s Economic Bright Spots award for his company Netvantage Marketing.
Joshua E. Carlson, B.S., 2001, is senior vice president of retail sales and service at Peoples Bank in Marietta, Ohio.
Jacob N. Kassuba, B.S., 2001, is the president of Everest College – Burr Ridge in Burr Ridge, Illinois.
Jason J. Kennedy, B.S., 2001, M.Ed., 2006, is the superintendent of Holton Public Schools.
Anna M. Tyszkiewicz, B.S., 2001, M.P.A., 2004, was promoted to executive director of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization.
Adrienne A. Wallace, B.S., 2001, M.S., 2005, M.P.A., 2008, is a finalist for the 2012 ATHENA Young Professional Award for Grand Rapids.
Patrick H. O’Neill, M.Ed., 2002, is a teacher at Greenfield Elementary School in Birmingham.
Beth A. (Pawlukiewicz) Sadowski, B.B.A., 2002, is a human resources specialist and recruiter at ABM Security Services in Chicago, Illinois.
Elissa R. Weidmayer, B.B.A., 2002, and husband Jeff announce a son, Evan Jeffrey, born June 21, 2012. Evan is welcomed by sister Grace. The family resides in Ann Arbor.
Jennifer E. (Dau) Whaley, B.A., 2002, is a produce manager for Ypsilanti Food Co-Op.
Christopher A. Beth, B.B.A., 2003, is an assistant controller at Comlux America LLC in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Matthew J. Gibson, B.B.A., 2003, is the director of finance for Digital Insurance, Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia.
Sophia Guevara, B.S., 2003, was awarded the Diversity Leadership Development Program award from The Special Libraries Association.
Maureen E. (Notestine) Michaels, B.A., 2003, is the marketing manager at Interlochen Center for the Arts in Traverse City.
Joel A. Schipper, B.S., 2003, is a weekend reporter at Central Florida News 13.
Milinda C. Ysasi Castanon, B.B.A., 2003, is a finalist for the 2012 ATHENA Young Professional Award for Grand Rapids.
Katie A. (Rosene) Peabody, B.S., 2004, B.A., 2004, was awarded Employee of the Year at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie.
Corinne R. Reynolds, B.B.A., 2004, is a financial analyst for American Axle & Manufacturing in Auburn Hills.
Amanda A. (Bongard) Rogalski, B.B.A., 2004, started a company, Rogo Marketing & Communications in Grand Rapids.
Shaun M. Shira, B.B.A., 2004, M.P.A., 2011, is a development officer for the Grand Rapids Community Foundation.
Ieisha M. Evans-Humphrey, B.A., 2005, is the assistant director of the Center for Ethics, Service, and Professionalism at Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Auburn Hills.
David D. Evens, M.Ed., 2005, M.Ed., 2010, is the principal of Maple Street Magnet School for the Arts in Kalamazoo Public Schools.
John M. Seals, M.Ed., 2005, is the associate director of residential life at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Thomas J. Van Cleave, B.S., 2005, is the program coordinator for the Graduate Certificate in Postsecondary Service – Learning and Community Based Learning at Portland State University.
Karen L. Vaughn, B.S., 2005, is the planning and preservation manager for the City of Lake Worth, Florida.
Jeremy Z. Wesley, B.S., 2005, won a Grammy Award for his work as a recording engineer on Betty White’s spoken-word album, “If you Ask Me (And Of Course You Won’t).
Brittany N. Stropich-Albaugh, B.S., 2006, received her doctorate in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Tamela D. Brown, M.Ed., 2006, is the principal of Grand Rapids Ellington Academy of Arts and Technology.
Timothy A. Buys, B.B.A., 2006, is a senior auditor for Deloitte & Touche LLP in Dallas, Texas.
Nicole M. Jenkins, B.S., 2006, has been promoted to associate project manager at Perrigo.
Bradley S. Manor, B.S., 2006, is a software engineer at General Electric in Grand Rapids.
Christopher M. Raschke, B.S., 2006, is a senior consultant at Microsoft in Washington D.C.
Matthew M. Sucaet, B.A., 2006, is a 6th grade language arts teacher at Whitefish Bay Middle School in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin.
Jena P. Agler, B.S., 2007, is an associate attorney at the Law Office of Kathleen M. Poelker, PLLC in Ann Arbor.
Tara N. Berger, B.S., 2007, is a third grade teacher at Achilles Elementary School in Hayes, Virginia.
Ashley R. Chaney, B.S., 2007, is an assistant director of communications for campus living services and residence life for Michigan State University.
James V. Gallery, M.Ed., 2007, is the varsity football coach at Grand Rapids Catholic Central.
Christopher J. Gerlica, B.A., 2007, received a Juris Doctor degree from the Roger Williams University School of Law on May 18, 2012.
Lisa R. (Heeter) Hyma, B.A., 2007, is a K-8 teacher online for Laurel Springs School.
Travis J. Bratschi, B.B.A., 2008, is a financial services officer for GreenStone Farm Credit Services in Traverse City.
Brennan C. Davis, B.S., 2008, is the girls’ varsity basketball coach for Schoolcraft High School. He is also the online education student services director at Western Michigan University.
John R. Geahan, B.S., 2008, is the West Michigan organizer for Asian & Pacific Islander American Vote – Michigan.
Gregory B. Griffith, B.S., 2008, is a senior marketing specialist and web designer for Networld Media Group in Louisville, Kentucky.
Trevor M. Hinshaw, B.S., 2008, is the athletic director of Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School.
Elicka B. Lamphere, B.B.A., 2008, is a cheerleader for the Arizona Cardinals, she is also an investment licensed banker with JPMorgan Chase in Phoenix, Arizona.
Laurel K. (Shippy) Saunders, B.S., 2008, is an early intervention and early childhood special education specialist for Willamette Education Service District in Salem, Oregon.
Phillip A. Stadler, B.S., 2008, is a specialist in the information technology department for J.M. Wilson in Portage.
Betsy M. Tien, B.B.A., 2008, is a human resources generalist at The Parking Spot in Chicago, Illinois.
Casey L. (Otradovec) Ball, B.S., 2009, M.S.O.T., 2011, is an occupational therapist at the War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie.
David L. Bemis, B.B.A., 2009, is the operations manager at Caniff Electric Supply, Co. in Hamtramck.
Timothy A. Brog, B.S., 2009, is an assistant video director for the Houston Texans.
Christopher S. Hammer, B.S., 2009, has qualified for the 2012 Paralympic Games.
Kaleigh A. Jaeger-Hale, B.S., 2009, is a development coordinator at Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital in Charlotte.
Adam J. Kruis, B.B.A., 2009, is a commercial lender for Macatawa Bank in Holland.
Katheryn A. Milantoni, B.A., 2009, is a 7th grade teacher at St. Joseph Parish School in Trenton.
Jonathan P. Reinhard, B.S., 2009, was selected as a fellow for the 2012 W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellowship.
Alia E. Weller, B.S., 2009, was selected as a fellow for the 2012 W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellowship.
Sarah R. Zelenka, B.S., 2009, was part of the U.S.A. Women’s Rowing Team at the 2012 World Olympics. She also is the assistant rowing coach at the University of Louisville.
William T. Clancy III, M.B.A., 2010, has been promoted to vice president of retail strategy at Lake Michigan Credit Union in Grand Rapids.
Stefanie A. Hosford, B.A., 2010, is the development director for South End Community Outreach Ministries in Grand Rapids.
Katie L. Kettner, B.A., 2010, is a management analyst for Washtenaw Community Health Organization.
Kelsey L. Letourneau, B.A., 2010, is a second grade teacher at River City Scholars Charter Academy of National Heritage Academies.
Anthony C. Norman, B.B.A., 2010, is attending law school at Florida Coastal School of Law.
Jeremy R. Schellie, B.S., 2010, is a marketing assistant at EPS Security in Grand Rapids.
Casey A. Jones, B.S., 2011, is a sports reporter for 24 Hour News 8.
Tiffany L. Larson, B.S., 2011, is a special events coordinator for the Gaylord Chamber of Commerce.
Michael S. Miller, B.S., 2011, was promoted to lieutenant at Rockford Police Department.
Corey A. Yunke, B.S., 2011, is the community relations coordinator – crime analyst for Roseville Police Department in Roseville, Minnesota.
Melissa M. Bergman, B.S., 2012, is a teacher at Buckeye Elementary School District in Buckeye, Arizona.
Mark A. Cistaro, Jr., B.A., 2012, B.S., 2012, was selected as a fellow for the 2012 W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellowship.
Elizabeth H. Cowan, B.S., 2012, is an analytical chemist for Mead Johnson Nutrition in Zeeland.
Eric J. Garlow, B.S., 2012, is an assistant sports information director for Coker College.
Jarrett K. Martus, B.B.A., 2012, is a financial aid counselor at Grand Valley State University.
Douglas J. Peterson, B.S., 2012, was selected as a fellow for the 2012 W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellowship.
Katelyn M. Stadler, B.B.A., 2012, is a training specialist at the Spartan Stores in Grand Rapids.
Melanie R. Vargo, B.B.A., 2012, is a sales administrator at Kentwood Office Furniture.