Teresa (Croke) Thompson, Arts ’90, joined Fredrikson & Byron’s Employment and Labor Law Group as an officer. She has 12 years of litigation experience.
Kevin B. Boyd, Comm ’91, joined the Chicago Tribune as the director of project management. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.
Dr. Richard J. Erable, Grad ’91 and ’99, was named chair of the English department at Franklin College in Franklin, Ind.
Colleen (McGowan) Ezzeddine, Arts ’91, earned her doctorate in organizational communication from Wayne State University in Detroit, where she is also an adjunct instructor in the department of communication.
Ryan C. Hendrickson, Arts ’91, published a book with the University of Missouri Press titled Diplomacy and War at NATO: The Secretary General and Military Action after the Cold War.
Dr. Steven J. Kolpak, Arts ’91, was promoted to associate professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He is a physician at Denver Health Medical Center.
Travis L. Kroner, Eng ’91, joined Primary Care Associates. He is board certified in family practice and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
John P. McGahey, Arts ’91, joined Click4Care, a provider of innovative medical management software that improves health care for payers, providers and patients. As chief revenue officer, he will head the company’s national sales and marketing efforts.
Elizabeth A. McNally, Arts ’91, was named one of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s “Forty under 40” for 2006. She was profiled along with eight fellow Marquette alumni who are making a difference in their professions and communities.
Erin K. Muldoon, Comm ’91, was promoted to assistant city editor at the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin in Southern California. She lives in Colton, Calif.
1992 Reunion Year
Samuel T. Bunville, Arts ’92, ran for the Illinois 6th District State Representative seat. His platform addressed helping seniors raise grandchildren as well as changing the current adoption law.
Tito L. Izard, Ph.D., Arts ’92, 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.
Rubina Shafi, Arts ’92, Law ’95, volunteered at a refugee camp in Northern Pakistan for three months following an Oct. 8 earthquake. After promising friends and family that she would personally deliver their donations, she discovered a village in the mountains of Azad Kashmir that had not received any aid, and she and other volunteers bought and delivered corrugated tin sheets to provide temporary shelters for families. She hopes to make a film of her experiences to raise awareness about the disaster’s many homeless victims.
Margaret Brzyski Husband, Arts ’93, was named one of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s “Forty under 40” for 2006. She was profiled along with eight fellow Marquette alumni who are making a difference in their professions and communities. She is the chief alumni relations and annual giving officer in Marquette’s University Advancement division.
Mary Beth (Kirkby) Moran, Bus Ad ’93, a partner at the accounting firm of Kirkby, Phelan & Associates CPA LLC and the financial services firm of Kirkby, Phelan & Associates Financial Resources Inc., earned the designation of certified divorce financial analyst from the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts based in Nashville, Tenn. She will work with clients to help them anticipate the financial impact of divorce.
Mark M. O’Keefe, Jour ’93, joined the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life in Washington, D.C., as associate director of editorial. He serves as the daily news editor, oversees the Web site, www.pewforum.org, and helps manage the forum’s broader outreach and communications initiatives.
Danica E. Olsen, Bus Ad ’93, Grad ’00, received the 2006 Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants Spirit Award in recognition of her participation in board, committee, task force and discussion group work. She is also serving a two-year term on the board of the Milwaukee World Trade Association. A professor at the University of Phoenix – Milwaukee campus, she won the Outstanding Undergraduate Faculty of the Year award.
Jennifer (Lowery) Gryniewicz, Bus Ad ’94, was named one of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s “Forty under 40” for 2006. She was profiled along with eight fellow Marquette alumni who are making a difference in their professions and communities.
Stephen M. Leahy, Ph.D., Grad ’94, is a senior lecturer teaching history at the University of Wisconsin – Fox Valley. He is also recording secretary of the Polish American Historical Association and editor of the PAHA newsletter.
Amelia L. McCarthy, Law ’94, was named one of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s “Forty under 40” for 2006. She was profiled along with eight fellow Marquette alumni who are making a difference in their professions and communities.
Dr. Perry R. Rettig, Grad ’94, is the associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh. In 2005, he traveled to Melbourne, Australia, to present a paper on democratic schools at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
Jennifer R. Rupkey, Comm ’94, won two first place awards at the Wisconsin Clarion Awards Banquet hosted by the Wisconsin Association for Women in Communications.
James M. De Broux, Arts ’95, has been teaching world history at Random Lake High School in Random Lake, Wis., for seven years. Dozens of his students have qualified for the state National History Day competition sponsored by the Wisconsin Historical Society, and seven have qualified for the national competition at the University of Maryland – College Park.
Patricia Pavlic Bohne, Comm ’95, celebrated the one-year anniversary of her company, Olive Promotions LLC, a Brookfield, Wis.-based promotional products business. She started the company as a way to help businesses, nonprofits and causes raise awareness in a more creative way.
Christy (Paskiewicz) Gilmour, Arts ’95, is the manager of medical research for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons in Rosemont, Ill. Her responsibilities include advocating for federal funding for civilian and military orthopedic research.
Daniel E. Kattman, Arts ’95, Law ’00, 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.
Gloria (Fester) Kalbfleisch, Grad ’96, superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Marquette, Mich., was one of 35 professionals invited to attend the Oxford Round Table women’s leadership session at St. Anne’s College in the University of Oxford in England.
Jeannine L. Pederson, Arts ’96, authored a book, Catalina by the Sea: A Transportation History, a photographic history of public transportation to and from Santa Catalina Island. She is the curator of the Catalina Island Museum and gathered more than 200 vintage photographs to illustrate the book.
1997 Reunion Year
Amy (Pruss) Carlson, Arts ’97, joined Ziegler Investment Services group in Milwaukee as the PR and marketing manager of the ReAct! Group. She previously worked at Johnson Controls Inc. in the controls group literature department.
Douglas M. Charles, Grad ’97, earned his doctorate in U.S.-British intelligence history from the University of Edinburgh. He is an assistant professor at Marietta College in Ohio.
Keri (Lindemann) Disch, Arts ’97, is associate director of Graduate Admissions at Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.
Peter A. Kazaks, Arts ’97, Law ’00, was named to the board of directors of the Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin.
Katherine Maloney Perhach, Arts ’97, Law ’00, was honored in May by the law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP with the Pro Bono Award for a Private, Government or Corporate Practitioner during the 2006 Public Service/Pro Bono Volunteer Lawyers Recognition Celebration.
Maurice Dumit, H Sci ’98, co-owner of Invivo, a Milwaukee-based physical therapy company, expanded its services and facilities to include a fitness center, spa and complementary and alternative health services. The facility will be the first of its kind in the city.
Jennifer (Jordan) Heinert, Arts ’98, Grad ’01 and ’06, accepted a tenure-track job at University of Wisconsin – Rock County.
Mary L. Morse, Ph.D., Grad ’99, has been promoted to tenured associate professor at Rider University in Lawrenceville, N.J.
Matthew R. Reischauer, Arts ’99, Grad ’06, won the 2005 Kohl Fellowship Award for Teaching Excellence. He teaches Advanced Placement European and world history at Nathan Hale High School in West Allis, Wis.
Dr. Donald J. Rappé, Grad ’99, associate professor and chair of the theology department at Mount Mary College in Milwaukee, has been honored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame with a Heritage Medal, which recognizes people who further the SSND mission.
Jay D. Sloan, Grad ’99, was awarded tenure at Kent State University – Stark in North Canton, Ohio. In addition to directing the Stark Writing Center, his teaching and research interests include Victorian literature, writing center theory and practice, and composition.
Melissa R. Themar, Arts ’99, graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin. She is interning in internal medicine at the University of South Florida – Jacksonville and will do a residency in radiology at the University of South Florida –Tampa.