The Magazine of Marquette University | Fall 2006


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Daniel M. Carey, Grad ’01, was named one of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s “Forty under 40” for 2006. He was profiled along with eight fellow Marquette alumni who are making a difference in their professions and communities.

Michelle R. Dulski, Arts ’01, works as a teacher in a bilingual school in San Salvador after serving with the Peace Corps in El Salvador for two years.

Kathleen M. O’Keefe, Comm ’01, has been named senior account executive at BBDO agency in Chicago, where she works on the LaSalle Bank advertising account.

Daniel M. Pudi, Comm ’01, starred in an episode of ER and appeared in commercials for Verizon and Volkswagen.

2002 Reunion Year

Daniel Cellitti, Bus Ad ’02, was named business development manager within the national accounts group for International Truck and Engine Corp. He focuses on business growth in the western United States and lives in Las Vegas.

Matthew R. Crespin, Dent ’02, is the new oral health project manager for Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin, which is a part of Children’s Hospital and Health Systems of Wisconsin.

Dr. Michael R. Clark, H Sci ’02, received his doctorate from the Medical College of Wisconsin and will begin his emergency medicine residency at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. He is the 2006 recipient of the Walter Zeit Fellowship Leadership Award.

Christopher P. Cupples, Comm ’02, is a sign language interpreter with ASL Services Inc. in Orlando. He interprets at Sea World, Discovery and Disney World.
Diane K. Ortilano, Comm ’02, was appointed account executive at Ogilvy & Mather in Chicago, working on Quizno’s Sub national advertising.

Bryon M. Riesch, Bus Ad ’02, is president of the Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation, which strives to find a cure for paralysis through funding the latest in medical research and providing assistance to those who suffer from neurological disorders. He recently welcomed former Milwaukee Bucks guard T.J Ford to the foundation’s annual luncheon, where Ford shared his inspirational recovery story.

Dana (Berce) Serrano, Law ’02, was appointed to the Whitefish Bay Civic Foundation and volunteers to help improve her “little corner of the world.”


Jeremy P. Braun, Arts ’03, Grad ’05, co-founded Brew City Information Technologies, which specializes in technology solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses. The company works with schools and utilizes open source software to provide the best technology for a fraction of the traditional market cost.

Matthew R. Wessel, Comm ’03, was featured at the Warren Township High School’s Future Business Leaders of America chapter annual Concert for Life. He is a graduate of Warren.


Jeff A. Choudhry, Bus Ad ’04, is a legislative assistant for U.S. Rep. Trent Franks and just started the M.B.A. program at The George Washington University.


Cynthia A. Borch, Arts ’05, is pursuing graduate studies in East Asian history at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Dr. Amy C. Branam, Grad ’05, accepted a tenure-track position at Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Md.

Maria L. Heim, Comm ’05, has been appointed communications coordinator for the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, a national nonprofit organization dedicating to improving the lives of people with mood disorders.

Amanda K. Hites, Comm ’05, was promoted to junior director-band consultant coordinator for Kohl’s, responsible for interacting with prospective and department vendors.

Michael J. O’Shea, Grad ’05, was featured on the “Home Invasion” segment of NBC’s Fear Factor program.

Christopher M. Ross, Arts ’05, a Navy fireman, completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, he completed practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety.

Timothy M. Van de Kamp, Law ’05, joined the DeWitt Ross & Stevens Metro Milwaukee office. He focuses on business matters, real estate issues and litigation with a particular emphasis on municipal government land use.


Meghan M. Coffey, Eng ’06, this year’s Miss New Berlin, was recently crowned Miss Wisconsin 2006.

Alexander E. Hermanny, Arts ’06, was accepted into Notre Dame University’s Alliance for Catholic Education program. ACE is a two-year graduate service program in which participants volunteer to serve as teachers in under-resourced Catholic schools in the South while pursuing graduate degrees.

Andrew P. McCollum, Arts ’06, received a teaching position for the summer term in Marshfield, Wis. He is an alumnus of the school district.

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