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Justin Reckers

Justin E. Reckers ’03 of Lake Elsinore, California, is president of the board of directors of the Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego.

Matthew Masur

Matthew Masur ’98 MA, ’04 PHD of Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the author of “Understanding and Teaching the Cold War,” published by University of Wisconsin Press.

Kevin Geiger

Kevin J. Geiger ’94 MFA of Beijing, China, is a co-creator for Disney’s first Chinese TV animation for Magic Dumpling Entertainment.

Tracey Johnson

Tracey D. Johnson ’92, ’02 MA (LM) of Columbus was an adult honoree for The Walk to Cure Arthritis from the Arthritis Foundation Great Lakes Region.

Cory Sheldon

Cory Sheldon ’00 of Streetsboro, Ohio, is the author of “Valley of Progress — Chigou” and “Valley of Progress — The Murde Mountains,” published by Ooi Iro Books.

Cardiff Hall

Cardiff D. Hall ’91 (LM) of Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the author of “Tide Turners: The Practical Guide to Help You Feel in Control, Experience More Joy, and Sustain Achievement in Life.”

Zinie Sampson

Zinie Chen Sampson ’90 of Richmond, Virginia, is a finalist for PRNews’ Account Director or Supervisor of the Year.

Michael Kinch

Michael S. Kinch ’89 is the author of “A Prescription for Change,” published by University of North Carolina Press. Kinch is chancellor of innovation and entrepreneurship at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Joseph Brozenick

Joseph M. Brozenick ’87 of Vero Beach, Florida, received an Outstanding Customer Service Award as a conference center specialist by Wells Fargo and the American Association of University Women.

William Leuby

William A. Leuby ’83 JD (LM) of New Albany, Ohio, was named one of the “Best Financial Advisers for Doctors” by Medical Economics magazine. Leuby is senior vice president of Hamilton Capital Management in Columbus.

Thomas Gabor

Thomas Gabor ’83 PHD of Lake Worth, Florida, is the author of “Confronting Gun Violence in America,” published by Palgrave Macmillan.

R. Hamilton

R. Matthew Hamilton ’78 of Upper Arlington, Ohio, was named one of the “Best Financial Advisers for Doctors” by Medical Economics magazine. Hamilton is chairman and chief executive officer of Hamilton Capital Management in Columbus.

Ronald Norris

Ronald Norris ’80 (LM) of Pittsford, New York, received the Richard C. Palermo Quality Award from the Villa of Hope in Rochester, New York. Norris is information technology manager with the Finger Lakes Performing Provider System in Rochester.

David Anderson

David S. Anderson ’73 MA of Arlington, Virginia, is the editor of Wellness Issues for Higher Education: A Guide for Student Affairs and Higher Education Professionals and Further Wellness Issues for Higher Education: How to Promote Student Health During and After College, both published by Routledge Publishers. Anderson is professor emeritus of education and human development at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

Deborah Bleasdale Stanley and Brandon Stanley

Deborah Bleasdale Stanley ’12 (LM) and Brandon Stanley of Chicago, Illinois: December 17, 2016.

Jennifer Peirpont Rudy and Matthew Rudy

Jennifer Pierpont Rudy ’08, ’10 PharmD and Matthew Rudy of Columbus: September 1, 2016.

Michael Wolski

Michael Wolski ’74 of Selden, New York, has retired as a project manager, senior programmer and analyst with the Nassau County Department of Information Technology in Mineola, New York.

Rachael Reight

Rachael Reight ’01 of Kent, Ohio, has been selected to the list of 2017 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. She is with the law firm Baasten, McKinley & Co.