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​Barry Kuck

Barry Kuck ’96 of London, Ohio, is now the director of testing services for HMB in Westerville, Ohio. 

​Scott J. Fisher

Scott J. Fisher ’93 (LM) is now a managing partner in the Chicago law office of Neal, Gerber and Eisenberg. 

Ted Lambrinides

Ted Lambrinides ’81, ’82 MA owns Sports Performance Consulting in Cincinnati and is a member of the Aegis Shield Expert Panel, which provides insight on programs and education to protect athletes from inadvertently consuming banned substances in dietary supplements, over-the-counter drugs and prescription medications.

​Shauna Vey

Shauna Vey ’74 authored Childhood and Nineteenth-Century American Theatre: The Work of the Marsh Troupe of Juvenile Actors, published by Southern Illinois University Press in 2015. Vey is an associate professor at the New York City College of Technology at the City University of New York.

​​Trevor J. Zahara

Trevor J. Zahara ’71 (LM) of Westerville, Ohio, is the author of Confessions of an OSU Usher, a self-published book detailing “inside” stories from his 17 years as an usher at Ohio Stadium. 

​​Adam Alexander

Adam Alexander ’01 (LM) of Dublin, Ohio, is senior noise and air quality analyst for Environmental Acoustics, a business unit of Gannett Fleming. 

​Catherine E. Bailey

Catherine E. Bailey ’12 of Aiken, South Carolina, is now a certified registered microbiologist in pharmaceutical and medical device microbiology by the National Registry of Certified Microbiologists.

​Jessica M. Healey

Jessica M. Healey ’04 MS of Ellenburg Depot, New York, was certified by the National Registry of Certified Microbiologists as a specialist microbiologist in biological safety microbiology.

​Amanda Pierce

Amanda Pierce, ’13 has been selected to be an account coordinator for Marketing Works in Worthington, Ohio. 

​Dewey Boecker

Dewey Boecker ’98 (LM) of Findlay, Ohio, is supervisor of employee savings plans for Marathon Petroleum Company. 

​Joe Santucci

Joe Santucci ’87 of Carmel, Indiana, has been appointed the chief operating officer for Crowe Horwath in Indianapolis and president of Crowe Horwath University, the firm’s internal learning arm.

​Adrian D. Thompson

Adrian D. Thompson ’86 JD, a partner in the Cleveland law office of Taft Stettinius and Hollister, has been selected as the firm’s first chief diversity officer.

​​Peter D. Gehres

Peter D. Gehres ’06 LM of Hilliard, Ohio, is the 2015 International Auctioneer Champion by the National Auctioneers Association. 

​Sarah E. Sanderson

Sarah E. Sanderson ’08 MA of Holland, Michigan, received a Rotary International’s Peace Fellowship to pursue a master’s degree in peace and conflict resolution at International Christian University in Tokyo, Japan.

Amy Lukac Myers and Tyler Myers

To Amy Lukac Myers ’09 and Tyler Myers ’07 of Centerburg, Ohio: a boy, Lukas Miach, May 30, 2015.

​Thomas C. Loffing

Thomas C. Loffing ’08, ’10 MS and Lauren Russell Loffing of Marysville, Ohio: June 5, 2015.

​Tom Backhus

Tom Backhus ’70 (LM) of Paonia, Colorado, has semi-retired from Backhus and Associates, his real estate company. He continues to act as a broker for the business while owning and operating Vail Summer Football Camp for youth. He played on Ohio State’s 1968 national championship football team and coached college football for 12 years.

Mary Sterling Schiavo

Mary Sterling Schiavo ’77 MA of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, was named to the National Law Journal’s Outstanding Women Lawyers list. A licensed pilot by the age of 18 and a Harvard graduate two years later, Schiavo now serves as an aviation attorney for Motley Rice’s Mount Pleasant law office. She is an aviation analyst for CNN and a former Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

​Jackie Buell

Jackie Buell ’99 PhD of Galena, Ohio, is a member of the Aegis Shield Expert Panel, which provides insight on programs and education to protect athletes from inadvertently consuming banned substances in dietary supplements, over-the-counter drugs and prescription medications. Buell is a sports dietitian for Ohio State’s Sports Medicine program and a consultant to the Department of Athletics.

​Destiny Goodrum Jenkins

Destiny Goodrum Jenkins ’01 is senior sales instructional designer for MetLife in Charlotte, North Carolina. She also is a member of the board of directors of the Junior League of Charlotte.

Ned Milenkovich

Ned Milenkovich ’92 is a principal and co-chair of the Health Care Law Practice Group at Much Shelist in Chicago. He also is a member of the editorial advisory board of Drug Topics magazine. 

​​Allan W. Anthony

Allan W. Anthony ’67, ’73 MA (LM) of Westerville, Ohio, is the co-author of “Maumee Bay Duck Decoy Carvers: A Little Known Niche of Northwest Ohio History,” published by Decoy Magazine. 

​​David J. Zendell

David J. Zendell ’63, ’66 JD of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, is an attorney in private practice in Paterson. He created the Zendell Scholarship at Ohio State’s Moritz College of Law. He has been married to Randy for 35 years. 

​Sarah Greenlee (Sally) Holterhoff

Sarah Greenlee (Sally) Holterhoff ’70 (LM) of Valparaiso, Indiana, received the 2015 Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL). Holterhoff is associate professor of law librarianship and is the government information and reference librarian at Valparaiso University’s Law School Library. In 2014, Holterhoff also received AALL’s Robert L. Oakley Advocacy Award and the law school’s Distinguished Faculty Award. 

​Robert C. (Bert) Bausmith

Robert C. (Bert) Bausmith ’68 of Florence, South Carolina, completed his third thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail on July 13, 2015 (also in 2006 and 2012). He began the hike March 1 at Springer Mountain, Georgia, the southern end of the trail, and hiked 2189.2 miles to Katahdin, Maine, the northernmost point. He retired after 33 years with DuPoint and said he travels to Ohio for at least one home game each year.

Jessica Zeiger Simmons

To Jessica Zeiger Simmons ’02 (LM) and Roderick Simmons of North Canton, Ohio: twins, a boy, Liam, and a girl, Avery, April 21, 2015.

​Larrie Greenberg

Larrie Greenberg ’65 MD of Potomac, Maryland, received the inaugural Distinguished Educator Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Northeast Group on Educational Affairs.

​Ryan Hunter

Ryan Hunter ’05 and Rebeca Campos Hunter of Jupiter, Florida: March 7, 2015. 

Tricia Plant Pycraft

To Tricia Plant Pycraft ’02 JD and Christopher Pycraft of Wooster, Ohio: a girl, Ingrid Ann, June 20, 2015.

Laura Arend Haverkamp and Michael F. Haverkamp

To Laura Arend Haverkamp ’99, ’00 MEd (LM) and Michael F. Haverkamp ’99 (LM) of Dublin, Ohio: a boy, Miles Francis, May 21, 2015. 

​Joseph Sitzwohl

Joseph Sitzwohl ’15 has published Surrounding Saturdays, a book of personal anecdotes about his undergraduate experience at Ohio State. He lives in Moreland Hills, Ohio.

​Tarangi Sutaria

Tarangi Sutaria '10 of Gaithersburg, Maryland, received a Morgan Dana Harrington Scholarship from the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke. A first-generation U.S. citizen, Sutaria founded the Humanism in Medicine student group at the medical school and serves as vice president.

​Denver J. Fowler

Denver J. Fowler '03 of New Albany, Ohio, received recognition from the United States House of Representatives for his selection as 2015 State Assistant Principal of the Year by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) and Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrators. He also was nominated as the NASSP 2015 National Assistant Principal of the Year. Fowler, an assistant principal within Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools, will become a professor in educational leadership at the University of Mississippi in Oxford.

​Michael J. McVicar

Michael J. McVicar '01, '02, '04 MA, '10 PhD is the author of Christian Reconstruction: R.J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism, published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill.

Barbara A. Robb

Barbara A. Robb '95 MA was ranked by Chambers USA as a leader in the field of labor and employment law. Robb is a partner in the Boston law office of Shilepsky Hartley Michon Robb.   

​Denise A. Goodman

Denise A. Goodman '93 PhD (LM) received the honor of 2015 Child Advocate of the Year by the North American Council on Adoptable Children. She lives in Worthington, Ohio.

John Young

John Young '92 MD, '10 MBA (LM) of Chillicothe, Ohio, is the national medical director of cardiovascular services for LifePoint Health, headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee.

Tracy ​Schario

Tracy Schario '91 (LM) of White Stone, Virginia, is chief of external relations for The Optical Society in Washington, D.C.

​Zinie Chen Sampson

Zinie Chen Sampson '90 of Richmond, Virginia, is an account supervisor for Hellerman Baretz Communications.

​​Teresa Armbruster Zumwald

Teresa Armbruster Zumwald '85 of Englewood, Ohio, won two 2015 Cicero Speechwriting Awards from Vital Speeches of the Day. Her award-winning speeches were written for the president of InnoSource in Dublin, Ohio. 

​John E. Hoffman

John E. Hoffman Jr. '83 JD received the 2015 John C. and Ginny Elam Pro Bono Award from the Ohio State Bar Association. Hoffman is a judge in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

Amanda Gattenby

To Amanda Gattenby '13 and William Gattenby of Edmond, Oklahoma: a girl, Claire, May 19, 2014.

​Melissa Moomaw

Melissa Moomaw '03 (LM) and Albert Dambrose of Fort Myers, Florida: April 17, 2015.

​Richard E. Soller

Richard E. Soller '80 of Gurnee, Illinois, has been elected to a two-year term as faculty senate chair at the College of Lake County in Grayslake, Illinois. 

​Donald J. Mash

Donald J. Mash '74 PhD of Middleton, Wisconsin, earned an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he earned his undergraduate degree. Mash, executive senior special assistant for chancellor selection and leadership development for the University of Wisconsin system, served as IUP’s spring commencement speaker.

​Ellyn Uram Kaschak

Ellyn Uram Kaschak '74 PhD of Piedmont, California, is the author of Sight Unseen: Gender and Race through Blind Eyes, published by Columbia University Press. 

​Ron C. Fetzer

Ron C. Fetzer ’78 PhD of Germantown, Ohio, has retired as a communications faculty member. This is the third time he has retired after teaching for 51 years in high school and higher education in Ohio and Florida and operating a private consulting business for more than 30 years.

​Homa Ghaemi

Homa Ghaemi '82, '84 MS of Wilmette, Illinois, has been named chief operating officer of Klein and Hoffman, a Chicago-based architectural and engineering firm. She has been with the company since 2001.

​Raymond L. Nix

Raymond L. Nix '92, '94 M of University Park, Maryland, is the founder of NixDevCo,, which is part of a development team creating and preserving affordable housing in the Brightwood neighborhood of Washington D.C.

​Nicey Hentz Polk

Nicey Hentz Polk '73 MA of Columbus is an educator, motivational speaker and poet. Her recent project was a memoir, Memories of the Mississippi Delta

Timothy P. Clouse

To Timothy P. Clouse '05 (LM) and Ashley Clouse of Somerset, Ohio: a boy, Logan Edward, March 14, 2015.

​Jessica Melton

Jessica Melton '00 joined the team at shark&minnow, a marketing firm headquartered in Cleveland, as associate producer.

​Robert Prout

Robert Prout '72 PhD (LM) of St. Cloud, Minnesota, is the author of Trooper – A Coming of Age Story of a Young State Trooper. Prout, a former Ohio State Patrol Trooper, founded the Criminal Justice Department at St. Cloud State University and retired as department chair after 43 years of service. He and his wife, Susan Grams Prout, plan to move to Dresden, Ohio. 

Eric L. Olsavsky

To Eric L. Olsavsky '03 (LM) and Kate Joseph Olsavsky of Columbus: a boy, Emmett Joseph, April 18, 2015. 

​Jan Dilenschneider

Jan Dilenschneider '65 will present an exhibit titled "Dualities" at The Bellarmine Museum of Art at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut. She also will have artwork exhibited at the Galerie Pierre-Alain Challier in Paris for three weeks, opening on July 7.

John E. Bakos

John E. Bakos '58, '62 MD of Lincoln, California, has written So You Want to Live to be 100 – The No Pill Cure for High Cholesterol, published by 3L Publishing.

Claire Tann-Wilson

Claire Tann-Wilson '02 of Marietta, Georgia, is director of research and development for The Krystal Company in Atlanta. 

Sylvia Brown

Sylvia Brown '03, '06 MA, '06 JD of Gahanna, Ohio, is director of bar services for the Ohio State Bar Association in Columbus. Most recently, she was an associate with Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease. 

Colleen M. McMurray

Colleen M. McMurray '51 (LM) of Columbus was inducted into the Central Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame by the Central Ohio Area Agency. Now retired from the State of Ohio as director of Children's Medicaid Services, she has volunteered on behalf of senior citizens in Franklin County for many years.

Erica Baker

To Erica Baker Jenkins '02 (LM) and Jesse Jenkins of Bryan, Ohio: a boy, Ryan Mason, December 12, 2014.

​Herschel Sigall

Herschel Sigall '65 JD of Westerville, Ohio, was honored by the Ohio State Bar Association for having practiced law for 50 years.

​Frederick M. Luper

Frederick M. Luper ’65 JD (LM) of Columbus was honored by the Ohio State Bar Association for having practiced law for 50 years.

​Thomas H. Lindsey

Thomas H. Lindsey '65 JD (LM) of Columbus was honored by the Ohio State Bar Association for having practiced law for 50 years.

James H. Ledman

James H. Ledman '65 JD of Columbus was honored by the Ohio State Bar Association for having practiced law for 50 years.

​Bruce Campbell

Bruce Campbell '65 JD of Columbus was honored by the Ohio State Bar Association for having practiced law for 50 years.

​Robert Werth

Robert Werth '62, '65 JD (LM) of Powell, Ohio, was honored by the Ohio State Bar Association for having practiced law for 50 years.

​Thomas Tyack

Thomas Tyack '62, '65 JD (LM) of Dublin, Ohio, was honored by the Ohio State Bar Association for having practiced law for 50 years.

​Dean Reinhard

Dean Reinhard '62, '65 JD (LM) of Columbus was honored by the Ohio State Bar Association for having practiced law for 50 years. 

​Philip R. Moots

Philip R. Moots '62 (LM) was honored by the Ohio State Bar Association for having practiced law for 50 years.

​James R. Beatley Jr.

James R. Beatley Jr. '62, '65 JD (LM) of Columbus was honored by the Ohio State Bar Association for having practiced law for 50 years.

​Philip R. Bradley

Philip R. Bradley '50 JD of Columbus was honored by the Ohio State Bar Association for having practiced law for 65 years.

​Lloyd Fisher Jr.

Lloyd Fisher Jr. '48, '49 JD (LM) of Worthington, Ohio, was honored by the Ohio State Bar Association for having practiced law for 65 years.

​Raymond Cunningham

Raymond Cunningham '48, '50 JD (LM) of Dublin, Ohio, was honored by the Ohio State Bar Association for having practiced law for 65 years.

​Jacci Delaney

Jacci Delaney '14 MFA of Columbus was honored with the 2015 Glass Art Society's Emerging Artist Lecture Award.

​Kristen Arnold

Kristen Arnold '13 is the leader of the Lady Gnar Shredders women's cycling team in Columbus. The team is sponsoring the Women's Midwest Road Race Championships, to be held in Zanesfield, Ohio, on July 12, 2015.

​Corin Marron

Corin Marron '08 of Tucson, Arizona, was named Young Professional of the Year by the American Council of Engineering Companies. Marron is a water resources engineer with ARCADIS, which is headquartered in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.

​Lakeyta M. Bonnette

Lakeyta M. Bonnette '04 MA, '09 PhD of Stone Mountain, Georgia, is the author of Pulse of the People: Political Rap Music and Black Politics, published by University of Pennsylvania Press.

​Sara Hutchins Jodka

Sara Hutchins Jodka '00 of Dublin, Ohio, is a mentor for the United Way's Women's Leadership Council, the Human Resources Association of Central Ohio and the Supreme Court of Ohio through the Lawyer to Lawyer program. Jodka also was named a Fellow of the Ohio State Bar Foundation and serves as senior counsel in the Columbus law office of McDonald Hopkins.

Sarah Hughes

Sarah Hughes '05 MA (LM) is director of advising at The Ohio State University at Newark campus.

​Michael A. Brewer

Michael A. Brewer '96, '98 MEd (LM) is an elementary school assistant principal for Perry, Ohio, Local Schools.

​Charles Dankworth

Charles Dankworth '72, '81 MBA (LM) was included in Barron's magazine's top 1,200 financial advisors list for the sixth consecutive year. Dankworth is a wealth advisor for UBS in New Albany, Ohio.

​Michael E. LaRocco

Michael E. LaRocco '78 (LM) is president and chief executive office for State Auto Insurance Companies in Columbus.

David Maune

David Maune '70 MS, '73 PhD was appointed to the Hydrographic Services Review Panel with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Maune is a senior project manager with Dewberry in Fairfax, Virginia.

​Oliver A. Khan

Oliver A. Khan '02, '10 JD is an associate in the litigation practice group of the Chicago law office of Arnstein and Lehr.

​Ron Edgington

Ron Edgington '92 is vice president of professional services for Mediu LLC in Delaware, Ohio.

​Randy Bury

Randy Bury '85, '91 MBA (LM) was named to Builder and Developer magazine’s Who's Who in Home Building issue. Bury is president of Randall Martin, which specializes in land investments and real estate development in Scottsdale, Arizona.

​Shirley Nichols

Shirley Nichols '94 MSW is a senior social worker for UT Health in Houston, Texas.

Brian C. Wagner and Juliane Costa Wagner

To Brian C. Wagner '01, '08 MA (LM) and Juliane Costa Wagner '03 (LM) of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina: a boy, Liam Christopher, March 25, 2015.

​David W. West

David W. West ’82 (LM) of Riviera Beach, Maryland, has retired as facilities planner with the National Security Agency at Fort George G. Meade.

​Melissa A. Crohen

Melissa A. Crohen ’00 MA (LM) of Delaware, Ohio, chaired a dinner theater levy fundraiser that benefitted the Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities. More than 200 attended during the event’s first year.  

Stephanie M. Glavinos

Stephanie M. Glavinos ’00 of Painesville, Ohio, is counsel in the Cleveland law office of Ulmer and Berne. Her practice focuses on estate planning, succession planning, asset protection planning, and estate and trust administration.

​Salandra Fleming

Salandra Fleming ’95 of Falls Church, Virginia, wrote 10 Questions Every Christian Must Ask. Fleming is the founder of Get More Wisdom Christian Services.

​Sharon M. Schweitzer

Sharon M. Schweitzer ’84 (LM) has published Access to Asia: Your Multicultural Guide to Building Trust, Inspiring Respect, and Creating Long-Lasting Business Relationships. She lives in Austin, Texas.

Meghan Sullivan Homsher

To Meghan Sullivan Homsher ’04 MPA and Ryan Homsher of Columbus: a girl, Mary Kate, July 16, 2014.

​Richard Aquila

Richard Aquila ’77 PhD of Erie, Pennsylvania, is the author of The Sagebrush Trail: Western Movies and Twentieth Century America, published by the University of Arizona Press. Aquila is a history professor at Penn State Behrend.

​Matthew J. Grimm

Matthew J. Grimm ’92 (LM) of North Royalton, Ohio, is vice president of passenger transportation for National Interstate Insurance Richfield.

​Kyle Gleich

Kyle Gleich ’10 is a member of the President’s Council of The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company. He was named to the council to recognize his performance in sales and service. He lives in Blacklick, Ohio.

​Donna J. Thompson

Donna J. Thompson ’74 PhD (LM) has retired as a professor and executive director of the National Program for Playground Safety at the University of Northern Iowa. She lives in Cedar Falls.

Katie Baioni Giancola

To Katie Baioni Giancola ’01, ’07 MBA (LM) and David Giancola of Columbus: a boy, Nicholas David, December 15, 2014.

Darnell Hines

Darnell Hines ’02 of Chicago is director of alumni relations and engagement at Northwestern University College of Law.

​Michael Gaski

Michael Gaski ’82 MA of Greensboro, North Carolina, has written Magicians and Brothers: A Novel, available at

Carolyn Doenges

To Carolyn Doenges ’01, ’03 MS (LM) and Nathan Doenges of Celina, Ohio: a boy, Preston James, February 24, 2015.

​Jeffrey Davis

Jeffrey Davis ’10 MBA of Gaborone, Botswana, is chief risk officer for Barclays Bank in Botswana, Africa.

​Craig L. Phillips

Craig L. Phillips ’72 of Lenexa, Kansas, presented a paper and seminar on global positioning systems during the International Mobility Conference in Montreal, Canada.

​James Reist

James Reist ’91 JD (LM) of Cedar Crest, New Mexico, was elected president of the Albuquerque Bar Association, New Mexico’s largest voluntary bar association.

​Andrew R. Naylor

Andrew R. Naylor ’07 DPT and Katherine Staun Naylor of Baltimore, Maryland: November 8, 2014.

​Thomas K. Diemer

Thomas K. Diemer ’65 of Bethesda, Maryland, is co-author of James A. Rhodes: Ohio Colossus, published by Kent State University Press.

​David H. Berliner

David H. Berliner ’63 DVM of Warner, New Hampshire, has retired and sold his veterinary practice, Cilley Veterinary Clinic of Concord. He had been in practice for 51 years.

​Jon W. Agee

Jon W. Agee ’63 has published his fifth novel, Nekkid Lake: A Gothic Mystery. He lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

​Ron Fuller

Ron Fuller ’58 DVM of Newark, Ohio, is the owner of Buck I St Pat, an Ohio-bred trotter recently inducted into the Standardbred Hall of Fame by the Ohio Chapter of the U.S. Harness Writers Association. The three-time U.S. Trotting Association Trotter Mare of the Year is credited with 51 of 106 lifetime starts and $2.32 million in earnings.

​Linda Wiles Kubish

Linda Wiles Kubish ’70 (LM) of Twinsburg, Ohio, has retired as a database analyst with Arrow Electronics. 

​Ashley Leitzy

Ashley Leitzy ’14 is an applied behavioral analyst with Hopebridge in Kokomo, Indiana.

​Brittany England Snell

Brittany England Snell ’11 is an associate attorney in the Jacksonville, Florida, law office of Jimerson and Cobb.

​Christopher Khoury

Christopher Khoury ’08 MBA of Takoma Park, Maryland, is vice president of environmental intelligence and strategic analytics for the American Medical Association in Washington, D.C.

​Sean P. Chao

Sean P. Chao ’08, ’08, ’08, ’10 MPA of Fort Washington, Maryland, is a senior consultant with Deloitte and Touche. 

​Philip DeSenze

Philip DeSenze ’07, ’12 MA, ’12 MENR of Media, Pennsylvania, completed a Presidential Management Fellowship and is now regional planner and climate change coordinator for the U.S. Forest Service near Philadelphia.

Carlo Cacchione

To Carlo Cacchione ’04 and Amy Cacchione of Gahanna, Ohio: a boy, Owen, October 30, 2014.

​Nevin Bansal

Nevin Bansal ’07 MBA (LM) of Columbus is a member of the board of directors of the Council of Smaller Enterprises in Cleveland. 

​Beverly A. Suozzo Marsh

Beverly A. Suozzo Marsh ’06 JD is a partner at Standley Law Group in Dublin, Ohio. 

​Joy DeBarbrie Lanham

Joy DeBarbrie Lanham ’06 (LM) of Powell, Ohio, was named one of the “20 People to Know in Transportation and Logistics 2014” by Columbus’ Business First. She works at Lanham Engineering.