The Magazine of Marquette University | Summer 2006

 

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1980

M. Christine Cowles, Law ’80, was selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2006 edition. She is a personal injury litigation attorney in the Milwaukee office of Quarles & Brady LLP.

1981 Reunion year

David B. Bartel, Law ’81, was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2006 edition. He is a personal injury litigation and environmental law attorney in the Milwaukee office of Quarles & Brady LLP.

Robert H. Duffy, Arts ’81, Law ’84, was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2006 edition. He is a labor and employment law attorney in the Milwaukee office of Quarles & Brady LLP.

Timothy S. John, Sp ’81, wrote the book The Miller Beer Barons, a complete story of the family that built a beer empire, from the entrepreneurial days, through the struggles of Prohibition, to the modern corporate era.

Daniel G. Rader, Eng ’81, Law ’97, was named partner at Quarles & Brady LLP in Milwaukee.

David D. Wilmoth, Law ’81, was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2006 edition. He is a tax law attorney in the Milwaukee office of Quarles & Brady LLP.

1982

Colleen (Conrad) DeFouw, Grad ’82, presented “Globalism, a Middle School Perspective” at the Wisconsin Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Conference in Madison, Wis.

John E. Ferder, Eng ’82, was named director of studio and post-production engineering at CBS. He celebrated his 10th anniversary with the network this year. He resides in Pearl River, N.Y., with his wife, Kathleen Fealy, Sp ’83.

Mark A. Kircher, Arts ’82, Law ’85, was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2006 edition. He is a personal injury litigation attorney in the Milwaukee office of Quarles & Brady LLP.

Thomas R. Osowski, Jour ’82, is a scout for the Detroit Tigers in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Previously, he was a scout for the Anaheim Angels, where he signed players such as Darin Erstad and Robb Quinlan.

Richard J. Pavlic, Jr., Bus Ad ’82, received the OCS Savoie Silver Service Award from the National Automatic Merchandising Association. He is president of Pavlic Vending/Modern Coffee in Waukesha, Wis., a third-generation owner/operator of the company founded in 1947 by his grandfather.

Peter J. Wilt, Jour ’82, was named chief executive officer of Milwaukee Professional Soccer, an organization committed to developing a soccer stadium in downtown Milwaukee with the hope of then securing a Major League Soccer team. He previously held positions with the Milwaukee Admirals, Milwaukee Wave, Chicago Power and Chicago Fire.

1983

Joseph E. Puchner, Arts ’83, was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2006 edition. He is a real estate law attorney in the Milwaukee office of Quarles & Brady LLP.

1984

Capt. Robert B. Blazewick, Arts ’84, Law ’87, was transferred from his position as the staff judge advocate for Navy Region Europe (Naples, Italy) to deputy director for Navy General Litigation in Washington, D.C.

Marcie Eanes, Jour ’84, has an essay featured in the new anthology compiled by poet-activist Rochell D. “Rodeezy” Hart, I Woke Up One Morning and Put My Crown on - the Project of 76 Voices. The book offers first-person views of the struggles and triumphs, past and present, of 76 African-American women throughout the United States.

Lt. Col. Edward P. Manning, Arts ’84, deployed with the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force (Airborne) from Vicenza, Italy, to Bagrum Air Base, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He is working on the Combined/Joint Task Force 76 staff as the chief of force management.

Marc J. Marotta, Arts ’84, was named partner at Foley & Lardner LLP in Milwaukee. This is his second tour with the firm that he joined in 1987 as an associate. Most recently, he served for nearly three years as secretary of the Department of Administration in Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle’s administration. As a partner, he represents public and private companies in mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and recapitalizations, and public and private equity and debt financings.

Andrew J. Wylie, Arts ’84, was elected to a four-year term as Clinton County district attorney. He has been a criminal defense attorney in his hometown of Plattsburgh, N.Y., since graduating from Creighton University School of Law in 1987. He resides in Morrisonville, N.Y., with wife, Natalie, and their five children: Alexander, 14; Henry, 5; Jack, 4; Peter, 2; and Isabelle, 4 months.

Anne K. Zehren, Sp ’84, is sales and marketing president of Current TV in San Francisco. The independent cable and satellite TV network offers films produced by viewers and is partly owned by former U.S. Vice President Albert Gore.

1985

Patricia A. Hintz, Bus Ad ’85, was selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2006 edition. She is a tax law attorney in the Milwaukee office of Quarles & Brady LLP.

1986 Reunion year

Kathryn (Coates) Buono, Law ’86, was selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2006 edition. She is a corporate law attorney in the Milwaukee office of Quarles & Brady LLP.

Deborah J. Kozina, Jour ’86, was named director of public relations and marketing for Covenant Health Care, responsible for public relations and marketing activities at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center and St. Michael Hospital, both in Milwaukee.

1987

Phillip D. Abramoff, Arts ’87, was granted tenure in 2005 in the mathematics department at Moorpark College, Moorpark, Calif.

1989

Gregory J. Borowski, Comm ’89, published The Christmas Heart, a book of six short stories with Christmas themes. The book was chosen as the December 2005 selection for the Badger Books online book club.

Nora N. Tleel, Arts ’89, Dent ’92; Ann (Baruch) Peninno, Arts ’89; Christopher J. Rowland, Arts ’90; Dale P. Curtis, Arts ’88; Martin J. Daly, Eng ’89; Elizabeth (Vossberg) Daly, Arts ’91; Bruce W. Schultz, Arts ’89; Julia (Ditch) Philbrook, Bus Ad ’89; Barbara L. Connors, Comm ’90; and John P. Janzer, Eng ’87, former members of the Marquette Chorus, have gathered for Memorial Day weekends for close to 20 years. They initiated the tradition as students in 1987. The alumni, their spouses and families find new destinations for their reunion every year. Last year, members came from Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, California and Jordan to gather in Gulf Shores, Ala. This year, they plan to celebrate in New York City.

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