Bassam A. Sayad, H Sci ’90, was named managing director of global services with Johns Hopkins Medicine International.
Dr. James J. Casey, Grad ’90, was named co-editor of NCURA Newsletter, the primary publication for the National Council of University Research Administrators. He serves as the Midwest representative on the NCURA Board.
Timothy J. Yehl, Arts ’90, joined the lobbying and public relations firm MWW Group as co-managing director and senior vice president of the Washington, D.C., office. Previously, he was the chief of staff
for U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.).
1992 Reunion Year
Timothy T. Mahone, Comm ’92, was appointed by Wis. Gov. Jim Doyle as the director of the governor’s southeast office, located in Milwaukee.
Cynthia (Hey) Miller, Comm ’92, was appointed director of business development and media at Reszel Industries, a marketing and product-development company in Sugar Grove, Ill.
Kristin (Destree) Uttech, Grad ’92, was named director of vertical marketing at Sonic Foundry, a Madison, Wis., firm that provides computer software to create, record, edit and design digital audio files and edit digital media.
Kristin (Kaplan) Wolfe, Law ’92, was appointed head of alcohol policy for one of the world’s largest brewers, SABMiller plc. Previously, she served as assistant general counsel for Miller Brewing Co. in Milwaukee.
Casey Beaumier, Jour ’93, was ordained a Jesuit priest at the Gesu in 2005. He is a doctoral student in history at Boston College.
Steven R. Glaser, Law ’93, joined the law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP in Milwaukee as a partner in the corporate services group.
Michael J. Billig, Eng ’94, was named senior associate at the Indianapolis office of BSA LifeStructures, an architecture, engineering, planning and interior design firm.
Teri A. Schmidgall, Arts ’95, earned a master’s degree in community counseling from Roosevelt University in 2006. She joined Northern Illinois University Career Services as a career counselor in 2007.
Steven C. Strout, Comm ’95, was named communication manager at World Bicycle Relief. WBR is a nonprofit committed to disaster and poverty relief by creating simple, sustainable mobility through bicycles. The organization’s newest project involves providing 26,000 bicycles to trained HIV/AIDS health care workers and educators in Zambia.
William M. Goggins, Comm ’96, Grad ’98, was named commercial manager for Harken Yacht Equipment. His responsibilities include worldwide sales and marketing for the Pewaukee, Wis., manufacturer of sailboat hardware and accessories.
1997 Reunion Year
Dr. Heather M. Smith, Arts ’97, earned a doctorate in psychology from Ohio State University in 2002. She is a psychologist specializing in geriatrics and palliative care at the veteran’s medical center in Milwaukee and an assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Justin P. Braun, Comm ’98, Dent ’03, purchased a dental practice, Cedarburg Family Dentistry LLC, in Cedarburg, Wis. He is a general dentist focusing on family care.
Shannon (Tammari) Stumm, Comm ’99, was appointed manager of marketing communications at Evanston Northwestern Health Care, Evanston, Ill.