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1949

Elaine Magner Luman, d’49, and her husband, Merrill, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary in August. She’s a retired English teacher and school counselor. They make their home in Columbus, Texas, and have two sons and three grandchildren.

1959

Lynn Miller, c’59, g’62, wrote Salut! France Meets Philadelphia, which was published in November by Temple University Press. He lives in Philadelphia, where he’s professor emeritus of political science at Temple University. 

1962

Jeanne Howell Kennedy, f’62, makes her home in Greenville, North Carolina, with her husband, David. She’s an artist.

1963

Robert Robertson, c’63, m’67, is a retired orthopedic surgeon in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he lives with his wife, Linda.

Married

Willard Hiebert, d’63, to Steve Olson, Sept. 26 in Moorhead, Minnesota, where they are retired.

1964

Richard Babcock, c’64, owns Amada Senior Care in Glendale, California.  

Henry Brauer, p’64, is president of A&B Prescription Shop in Mexico, Missouri.

Clyde Harms, b’64, is retired and lives in Aruba, his native home. Last year he published An Aruban in Libya, Stories of My Years With Esso in Tripoli, which details his work for the oil company from 1966 to ’73. In 2002, Clyde was knighted in the Order of Orange-Nassau for his civic accomplishments, which include leading the Aruba Scholarship Foundation.

Thomas Thompson, c’64, lives in Englewood, Colorado, where he owns Refined Consign & Design.

1965

Gene La Follette, c’65, is an attorney in Alameda, California. He specializes in estate planning and litigation.

Brian Shewmake, c’65, e’70, g’71, and his wife, Cheryl, visited Yosemite and Lassen Volcanic national parks this year. Their travels over the years have included 52 national parks and all 50 states.

1966

Philip Gibbs, e’66, g’67, lives in Leawood, where he owns Continental Consulting Engineers. 

Terry Shockley, g’66, owns Armada Media Corporation in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

1967

Harry Baum, d’67, g’73, EdD’80, owns Sharon Lane Health & Rehabilitation and Reflection Living Senior Care in Shawnee.

Margaret Wortman McWilliams, c’67, works at Altasciences in Overland Park. She and J. Stewart, l’70, live in Leawood and have two sons, Nolan, b’03, l’08, and Nicholas, h’03, ’06.

1968

John Leary, b’68, lives in Olathe, where he owns Leary & Associates, a Medicare plan education and enrollment provider.

William McElfresh, f’68, is founder and managing director of Pacific Aviation Capital in San Francisco.

Richard Shrout, c’68, is founding partner at Potomac Indexing in Lawrence.

1969

Jacqulyn Andrews Ashcraft, d’69, ’97, recently was honored for 50 years in public education by Sen. Ed Berger on behalf of the Kansas Senate. The presentation was made during the Board of Education meeting of Nickerson-South Hutchinson school district, where Jackie taught English and Spanish for 38 years. She and Stephen, p’69, who owned Ashcraft Pharmacy for 36 years, are retired and stay active in their community. 

Robert Taylor, c’69, of Prairie Village, is chairman emeritus and founder of Airshare (formerly Executive Airshare), which celebrated its 20th anniversary this fall. He also owns Taylor FinancialKC.

1970

David Gaughan, b’70, is an attorney in Sugar Land, Texas. He specializes in business and family law and commercial litigation. 

Bruce Coleman, b’70, owns Coleman Equipment in Shawnee. He lives in Bonner Springs.

Ken Guest, c’70, in September received the Nancy Klostermeyer Volunteer of the Year Award from the Salina Area United Way. He is a retired dentist and has been a volunteer in his community for several years. 

1972

Ed Coulter, f’72, is a real estate agent at ReeceNichols in Overland Park.

Theodore Curry, b’72, g’74, g’75, retired in July as associate provost and associate vice president for academic human resources at Michigan State University. He makes his home in East Lansing, Michigan. 

Clifford Otto, b’72, lives in Lakeland, Florida, where he’s retired CEO at Saddle Creek Logistics Services. 

1973

Edwin Liu, ’73, is CEO and president of Edwin Liu & Associates, a real estate services firm in Modesto, California.

1974

Bruce Frazey, b’74, l’77, g’78, lives in Las Vegas, where he owns The Assurance Team, an accounting services provider.

Dennis Hammond, c’74, is head of institutional investments at Veriti Management. He and Sheila Caldwell Hammond, j’74, live in West Palm Beach, Florida.

1975

Judson Maillie, b’75, l’80, lives in Maryville, Tennessee, where he’s a real estate agent at eXp Realty. 

Charles Wood, c’75, is the Lewis Lehr 3M University Professor and director of the Nebraska Center for Virology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

1976

Martin Blair, g’76, owns Kansas City Barbeque in San Diego. 

Kent Cornish, j’76, has been selected to receive the Distinguished Service Award from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) and will be inducted into the Kansas Broadcasting Hall of Fame next year. He has been a Kansas broadcaster for more than 40 years, most recently serving as president of the KAB.

Daniel Kelly, b’76, g’78, owns Merle Kelly Ford in Chanute.

Michael Kollhoff, c’76, d’77, is a learning specialist at the KU School of Medicine in Salina, where he lives with Lucy, assoc., who directs facilities management and student support services at the school.

1977

David Andreas, b’77, l’80, lives in Winfield, where he’s an attorney at Andreas Law Office. 

Sean Birmingham, c’77, owns Hawaiian Tobaccos in Hilo, Hawaii.  

Thomas Carr, e’77, director of flight operations and chief test pilot at Garmin, in September received the 2020 Iven C. Kincheloe Award from the Society of Experimental Test Pilots for his professional accomplishments. He lives in Overland Park.

John Livengood, ’77, is retired and makes his home in Benton with his wife, Maralyn, assoc. They have three sons. 

1978

Jim Carter, f’78, lives in Denver, where he’s CEO of Carter Design.

Bradley Frigon, c’78, is an attorney in Englewood, Colorado.

The Rev. Oliver Lee, c’78, l’82, is assistant rector at Church of the Incarnation in Dallas, where he lives with Kelly Learned Lee, ’82, a teacher.

David Weller, c’78, owns Weller Tractor Salvage in Great Bend. 

1979

Scott Davies, a’79, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, recently honored his former architecture professor Lou Michel by making a $1 million gift commitment to KU Endowment to establish the Lou Michel Architecture Professorship in Design Theory. 

Steven Ediger, c’79, is an attorney in Westwood. 

Melinda Starkey Maturo, d’79, ’12, lives in Clearwater, Florida, where she retired after a long career as a special-education teacher.

Michael Smallwood, b’79, g’81, is president and owner of Smallwood Lock & Supply, a fourth-generation family company in Kansas City.

Nancy Tilson-Mallett, m’79, is an assistant professor in the department of internal medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School fo Medicine. 

1980

Michael Bordy, PhD’80, lives in Los Angeles, where he’s an attorney who specializes in commercial real estate.

Sheila Kriegshauser, f’80, is a partner at HALO Brand Solutions in St. Louis.

R. Kent Pringle, l’80, is an estate-planning attorney. He and Cathy Mifsud Pringle, b’81, make their home in Chanute.

Melanie Anderson Trump, b’80, l’83, is an attorney. She lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

1981

C. Gilberto Brito, c’81, m’85, is a urologist at Arizona Urology Specialists in Phoenix.

1982

Mark Fried, b’82,  just completed his sixth year serving as university counsel and secretary to the Board of Regents for Washburn University in Topeka.

Steven Koppes, g’82, lives in Beaverton, Oregon, where he is a writer and editor and owns Koppes Communications. 

Jen Marie Rau, c’82, is a sales associate at Winhill Advisors-Kirby/J.M. Rau Properties in Houston.

1983

Ross Dalton, j’83, owns Villi USA, a tile manufacturing company in Alpharetta, Georgia.  

Bradley Daniels, c’83, is CEO of Windtrax, a car-wash equipment supply company in Mission.

Barry Dull, e’83, lives in Dallas, where he directs sales at Psychemedics.

Brian Francis, c’83, g’89, retired in July after more than 30 years at the National Weather Service. His entire career in meteorology spanned 36 years and included posts at two private firms and as a graduate teaching assistant at KU. He makes his home in Tucson, Arizona.

David Robinett, c’83, and Ann Pilar Johnson, ’93, celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary in September. They make their home in Overland Park, where David is founder and chief marketing officer at #250, a marketing and advertising company.

Marcella McMillan Sim, e’83, is a senior manager of systems engineering at Raytheon Technologies. She lives in Redondo Beach, California, with her husband, Michael, assoc.

1984

Ken Audus, PhD’84, professor of pharmaceutical chemistry and former School of Pharmacy dean, was recently named editor-in-chief of the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 

Elizabeth Fast, l’84, lives in Kansas City, where she’s a partner at Spencer Fane Britt & Browne. 

Ross Myers, g’84, is a naval vice admiral and commander of the U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/10th Fleet. He lives in Fort Meade, Maryland. 

Susan Oswalt-Gibbons, j’84, g’86, owns Infiniti Logistics in Overland Park.

1985

Laurie Hermance-Moore, c’85, lives in Columbus, Ohio, where she’s CEO at Heritage Bridge, a genealogy firm.

Charlotte Ross Herring, c’85, is founder of MNB Meridian Law in Philadelphia.

Diane Yetter, b’85, in August was named 2020 Woman Business Owner of the Year by the Chicago chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners. She is president and founder of YETTER, a sales tax consulting and tax technology firm. 

1986

Greg Beilman, m’86, is a trauma surgeon at M Health Fairview in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He also leads the health care system’s COVID-19 incident command center.

Christy Cleaver Christoffersen, c’86, owns c3idesign, a website design and development firm in Danville, California.

Sharon Bodin Flood, j’86, c’87, g’87, supervises payroll at Hallmark Cards. She makes her home in Overland Park.

Alison Lang, j’86, is senior director of marketing at Home Helpers, an in-home care company in Cincinnati.

William Purinton, c’86, is pastor at Salem in Ballwin United Methodist Church in Ballwin, Missouri. He makes his home in St. Louis.

1987

Stephen Johnson, f’87, f’87, a Lawrence artist, designed “Interconnections,” a triptych of mosaic murals for the Lenexa City Center Library, which was selected as a Top 100 public artwork for 2020 by CODAworx.  

Mike McBride, c’87, is a field manager at General Electric. He lives in San Diego.

Susan Carley Wagner, e’87, is vice president of global real estate and facilities at KLA Corporation in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she makes her home with her spouse, Lorie Piper.

Suzanne Willey, j’87, lives in Prairie Village, where she’s a sales associate at ReeceNichols.

1988

Susan Dewell Crassaerts, b’88, is chief financial officer at B Medical Systems in Luxembourg.  

James Lowe, b’88, owns Prairie Land Insurance in Lawrence.

Philip Percich, a’88, g’93, g’94, is a registered architect at CODA Consulting Group. He lives in Lawrence.

1989

Annie Gowen, c’89, j’89, a national correspondent for the Washington Post, covered the Midwest through the 2020 presidential election. She recently wrote an article about the owner of Ladybird Diner in downtown Lawrence, which appeared on the front page of the paper.

Lois Kotkoskie, PhD’89, owns LAK3 Consulting, a cosmetic regulatory consulting firm in Hopewell, New Jersey. 

1990

Karen Gipson Gartner, c’90, is the assistant vice president of the system leadership initiative at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. She and Daniel, assoc., president and CEO of Garnter Investment Group, live in Glen Rock, Pennsylvania.

Dawn Page Monroe, j’90, owns Dawn Monroe Training and specializes in computer skills education in Wichita, where she lives with Gregory, e’91.

1991

John Koprowski, PhD’91, is dean of the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming in Laramie.

1992

Phil Boatman, c’92, lives in Lexington, Kentucky, where he’s vice president of dealer sales in the south at Konica Minolta Business Solutions. 

Jim Brown, j’92, is CEO of MBB, a marketing and advertising agency in Overland Park. 

Darren James, a’92, in August was appointed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners. He’s president of KAI Enterprises in Dallas.

Andrew Schefter, c’92, owns Impossible Gardens, a film production service company in Miami, where he lives with Erika Ostertag Schefter, b’93.

Kristopher Weidling, c’92, makes his home in Frederick, Maryland, where he’s vice president of Civica Rx, a nonprofit pharmaceutical company.

1993

Jason Jundt, e’93, g’96, is president and general manager at 3rd Coast Insights, a firm that provides support for U.S. military and law enforcement. He lives in Ada, Michigan. 

Bill Peterson, g’93, is director of the State Historical Society of North Dakota. He and his wife, Susan, make their home in Bismark.

Ellen White, ’93, owns DEW Ad Specialities in Olathe.

1994

Bradley Harvey, l’94, is president and CEO of Harvey Investment Management in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Kandi Longenecker, c’94, lives in Wichita, where she’s a community investment manager at United Way of the Plains.

Troy Moody, c’94, is vice president and chief operating officer at Moody Insurance Agency in Denver.

Cindy Yelkin Samuelson, j’94, was promoted to senior vice president of member and public relations at the Kansas Hospital Association. She lives in Topeka with her husband, Chris, and their daughter.

1995

Libbie Peterson Bodde, b’95, g’05, owns KC DigiCAL, a printing company in Lenexa.

Andrew Marshall, c’95, g’98, is a financial planner and owns Andrew Marshall Financial in Carlsbad, California.

Amy Garrelts Young, c’95, lives in Overland Park, where she’s an enterprise information security analyst at T-Mobile.

1996

Lowrey Burnett, c’96, owns Fountainhead Commercial, a real estate firm in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. 

Gregory Bush, g’96, is president of GSB Search Associates, an executive recruiting firm in Olathe.

Michael Collins, c’96, is vice president of strategic sales at vArmour, a software company. He and Betty Douglas Collins, c’97, live in Overland Park.

Jenipher Scott, e’96, is an aviation system engineer at MITRE. She lives in Denver.

1997

Leonika Charging-Davison, c’97, is partner at Big Fire Law & Policy Group in Bellevue, Nebraska. 

Sheri Williams Heath, l’97, is state tax counsel at T-Mobile in Overland Park. 

Brandon Myers, j’97, owns Lundmark Advertising in Kansas City. He and Amanda Cox Myers, c’98, make their home in Leawood.

1998

Cheryl Anderson Barker, g’98, is a physical therapist at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada, Missouri. She and her husband, Mitch, live in Fort Scott and have three children.

1999

John Owens, b’99, of Leawood, is president and CEO of Airshare, which celebrated its 20th anniversary this fall.

2000

Thomas Atteberry, m’00, is an orthopedic surgeon at Manning Regional Healthcare Center in Manning, Iowa. 

Jacob Dale, c’00, is vice president of Landmark National Bank in Topeka.

Isreal Jirak, c’00, is a science and operations officer at the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma. He and Hannah Wood Jirak, n’00, live in Blanchard and have three children, Landon, Layton and Loxton.

Aaron Swarts, b’00, c’00, g’01, directs career services at Houston Baptist University in Houston.

2001

Prentiss Earl III, c’01,  directs entrepreneurship at Notre Dame de Sion Schools in Kansas City.

Erin Lesh Flett, f’01, is a graphic designer and owns Erin Flett Textiles & Home in Gorham, Maine.

Ryan Gerstner, b’01, lives in Kansas City, where he owns Prime Insurance Agency. 

Paul Gottesburen, c’01, g’09, owns Jayhawk Chemical Compliance in Lawrence, where he and his wife, Morgan, assoc., live.  

Christopher Stoppel, b’01, g’02, ’20, directs budget and financial planning at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden.

2002

Sarah Hoskinson, c’02, is deputy special counsel to the chief justice of the Kansas Supreme Court in Topeka. 

Beau Hudson, j’02, is founder and CEO of C. Lynn Companies, a commercial real estate firm. He makes his home in Andover with his wife, Diana, and their daughter, Crosby Lynn, who’s 1.

Joshua Tate, l’02, is CEO of ForumPay, a point-of-sale solutions provider. He lives in St. Croix, Virgin Islands.

Married

Anne Marie Kauffman, c’02, ’13, and Peter Adany, e’05, g’08, PhD’13, June 14 in Overland Park. They make their home in Mission.

2003

Brandon Graham, j’03, owns Jefferson’s and Basil Leaf Café in Lawrence. 

Nathan Gronberg, b’03, is vice president, controller and chief accounting officer at Vail Resorts Management Company in Broomfield, Colorado.

Sarah Warren Henning, c’03, j’03, wrote The Princess Will Save You, which was published in July by Tor Teen. It’s her fourth young adult novel.

Adam Murray, c’03, is vice president at WeldFit. He makes his home in Melissa, Texas.

Jennifer Snell Owens, b’03, g’18, is an associate staff accountant at Kindred CPA. She lives in Lawrence.

Kara Walters, c’03, lives in Overland Park, where she manages client services at Prudential Retirement. 

2004

Patrick Allen, d’04, is president of KAPA Company in Overland Park. 

Gina Lopez-Ferguson, g’04, in August received the 2020 Southwest Region Alpha Delta Kappa Excellence in Education Award. She is executive director of TRIO programs at Colorado State University at Pueblo. Gina and her husband, Andrew, have two sons, AJ, 14, and Gabriel, 9.

Joel Worthington, j’04, g’07, lives in Pittsburgh, where he owns JW Collective, a strategic design firm.

Andrew Wymore, ’04, is a real estate agent at ReeceNichols in Leawood. He makes his home in Prairie Village.

2005

Jennifer Goetz, ’05, is a crisis case manager at Valeo Behavioral Health in Topeka, where she lives with her partner, Mark Aaron, assoc., who also works at Valeo.

Elizabeth Kinney Johnson, f’05, is an interior designer at Seville Home in Leawood. She and Patrick, c’12, g’18, live in Overland Park with their daughter, Caroline, and son, Franklin.

Melissa Moffitt-Craft, n’05, is a registered nurse anesthetist at Lotus Anesthesia Services. She and her wife, Jessica Moffitt, live in Pratt.

2006

Matt Beverlin, g’06, PhD’11, is a visiting assistant professor in the pre-law program at Loyola University Maryland. He makes his home in Towson, Maryland.

Dominic Gutierrez, j’06, is vice president of development at Calance, an information technology services firm. He and his wife, Erin, live in Frisco, Texas, with their three children, Roman, Lydia and Ariana.

2007

Mayra Aguirre, l’07, was promoted to president of the Hall Family Foundation in Kansas City. She previously served as the foundation’s vice president and secretary. 

Kyle Babson, c’07, lives in Lawrence, where he’s a content strategist at Callahan.

Mary Bandu, PhD’07, is director of microbiology at Great Plains Analytical Lab in Kansas City.

Travis Riedel, c’07, is managing director at Kerafast in Boston. 

Jaime Zazove, c’07, directs account services at Fixed Ops Digital. She lives in Northbrook, Illinois.

2008

Veronica Cooper, n’08, is CEO and co-founder of StellarNurse, a job data company for traveling nurses. She lives in Lawrence.

David Curry, c’08, is a senior customer success manager at VMware Carbon Black. He and his wife, Sarrisa, live in Overland Park.

James Gallivan, c’08, lives in Dallas, where he’s a partner at Crazy Beautiful Wines.

Randy Oliver, EdD’08, owns eXp Realty in Sugar Creek, Missouri.

Jenny Wilson Unger, h’08, g’10, is a health coach and owns Unger for Success in Overland Park.

2009

Allyn Denning, c’09, is a public information officer at the Kansas Department of Administration in Topeka. She commutes from Lawrence. 

David Hawley, f’09, owns Papa Keno’s in downtown Lawrence. 

Lynda McGinnis, PhD’09, is an assistant professor of research obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. She lives in Santa Clarita, California.

Luke Morris, j’09, is a business data analyst at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he makes his home.

Andrew Wooten, e’09, is a radiochemist at SpectronRx in Indianapolis.

Born to:

Jade Martin Palisi, c’09, l’13, and her husband, Frank, son, Francis Xavier IV, July 20 in Wichita. Jade is associate general counsel at Joby Aviation in Santa Cruz, California.

2010

John Chalfant, b’10, g’11, lives in San Francisco, where he’s corporate controller at Jyve Corporation. 

Christine Sandburg Hammen, c’10, is a teacher at Century School in Lawrence, where she lives with her husband, Jim, and their daughter, Maisie.

Joan Ast Lowdon, l’10, in September was appointed by Gov. Laura Kelly to serve as a judge in the 1st Judicial District, which comprises Leavenworth and Atchison counties. She’s the former deputy county attorney for Leavenworth County.

Michael Rivera, g’10, is a U.S. Army colonel and commands the 404th Army Support Brigade at the Regional Logistics Readiness Center near Tacoma, Washington.

Michelle Stevens Smolen, c’10, g’12, in July received the Assistant Excellence in Leadership Award from the International City/County Management Association. She’s assistant city manager of Paducah, Kentucky.

Andrew Stein, c’10, l’13, is a judge in the 16th Judicial District in Dodge City.

Nickolas Templin, c’10, is an attorney at Schmitt Law Firm in Kansas City.

Brooke Vincent, c’10, lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she’s a partner at Setter Electric Company.

Married

Jason O’Bryon, b’10, to Clarissa Huffman, Aug. 29 in Kansas City. Jason is an associate at Mariner Capital Advisors in Overland Park.

Born to:

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Jamie, c’10, and Alyssa Aude Bernard, c’10, g’17, son, Henry Christopher, June 30 in Franksville, Wisconsin, where he joins a brother, James, 4.

Chad Gerber, d’10, and his wife, Jessica, daughter, Claire Anne, May 12 in Baldwin City, where she joins a sister, Grace, who just turned 2. Chad is assistant professor of sports administration at Baker University. 

2011

Lauren Fournier Bogner, j’11, directs operations, marketing and recruiting at Keyhole Software in Overland Park. 

William Doran, g’11, is a project architect and community planner at Duvall Decker Architects in Jackson, Mississippi. He recently won a travel grant through the Architectural League of New York to study spaces for adults with disabilities throughout the United States.

Sarah Kelly, j’11, lives in Washington, D.C., where she’s a copy editor at Sports Illustrated.

Jason Renfrow, c’11, is senior manager at Broadridge Financial Solutions. He makes his home in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.

Jeremy Roehr, g’11, is studio director at GFF Architects in Dallas.

Bret Williamson, c’11, a dentist at Farmer and Williamson Dentistry, lives in Wichita with his wife, Michelle. They celebrated their one-year wedding anniversary in September.

Lauren Winchester, j’11, directs projects at PKD Foundation in Kansas City.

2012

Ranya Ahmed, g’12, PhD’17, wrote How Idealogy Influences Terror, which was published this fall by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. She’s a senior researcher at Legal Services Corporation in Washington, D.C.

Kaylin Carter Dillon, c’12, c’13, g’15, is a partner at Bowersock Capital Planners in Lawrence. 

Gina Emel, b’12, owns The Traveling Bowl, a food truck in Hutchinson. She recently secured a site to build a restaurant bearing the same name. 

Jayme Gray, g’12, ’16, is CEO at DexaFit KC, a wellness center in Olathe.

Class Notes | J.H. HarringtonJarrod Harrington, c’12, wrote Digital Remains, which was published in July by New Degree Press. He’s a fifth-generation funeral director and embalmer at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home in Bonner Springs.

Jami Goodwin Medina, g’12, is CEO at Empirical Data Strategies in Birmingham, Alabama.

Laura Nightengale, j’12, lives in Peoria, Illinois, where she’s a writing coordinator at OSF HealthCare.

Cesar Rodriguez, c’12, is managing director at Heartland Door & Window in Lawrence, where he lives with Kara Schwerdt Rodriguez, j’10, assistant director of digital media at the KU Alumni Association, and their two children, Adrian and Cesar.

Born to:

Clark, c’12, j’12, g’18, and  Alicia Anderson Goble, d’12, g’16, daughter, Anderson Grace, May 20 in Prairie Village, where they make their home.   

2013

Brandon Beck, b’13, g’14, lives in New York City, where he’s an assurance manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers. 

Bradley Brooks, a’13, is a personal trainer and owns Bradley J. Brooks Fitness in San Diego.  

Kyle Burns, g’13, is emergency manager for the city of Overland Park.

Thea Glassman, c’13, lives in New York City, where she’s a shopping writer at Finder.

Adam Hope, b’13, is a controller at GRI in Beaverton, Oregon.

Neil Oatsvall, PhD’13, a history instructor at the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts, was named the 2020 Arkansas History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. He lives in Hot Springs.

Bret Richardson, d’13, is an asset manager at Hunt Midwest in Kansas City.

Solomon Woods, g’13, PhD’15, owns Woods Realty Team in Erwin, North Carolina.

Married

David Teefey, e’13, g’19, and Julie Bangert, AUD’17, Sept. 26 in Mission. David is a civil engineer at Kansas Gas Service, and Julie is an audiologist at Professional Hearing Center. They live in Lenexa.

2014

Joe Aniello, c’14, is a web developer at Wichita Tech Services. He and his wife, Natalie, live in Derby. 

Michael Green, m’14, is a physician at Hutchinson Clinic in his hometown of Hutchinson. He oversees the practice’s gastrointestinal medicine department. 

Caleb Hays, g’14, is chief legal counsel for elections at the U.S. House Committee on House Administration Republicans. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia.

Scooter Mebarek, b’14, g’15, makes his home in Dallas, where he’s a mergers and acquisitions analyst at Improving.

Fadia Ticona Rollano, e’14, is a post-master’s research associate at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Seattle, where she lives with Evan Deal, e’14, g’17.

Born to:

Jeff, c’14, g’18, and Christi Davis Delaroy, j’12, g’16, daughter, Hailey, Aug. 16 in Overland Park. Christi is an associate director at KU Marketing Communications, and Jeff is a data scientist at Commerce Bank.

2015

Lindsey Bloom, d’15, is a registered nurse at Children’s Mercy Hospital. She lives in Kansas City. 

Jonathan Curth, g’15, was promoted to division manager of development review for the city of Fayetteville, Arkansas. He previously served as the city’s senior planner.

Eric Hunn, m’15, is a general surgeon at Labette Health in Parsons.

Maria Monroe, g’15, lives in Washington, D.C., where she’s senior web producer at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth.

Jin-Ho Yun, g’15, makes his home in East Boothbay, Maine, where he works at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences.

2016

Caleb Johnson, e’16, is an assistant project manager at Whiting-Turner Contracting Company in Kansas City, where he lives with Morgan Barrett Johnson, j’15. 

Symmone Hunter Pinkney, b’16, is an accountant and makes her home in Fort Riley with her husband, James, and their daughter, Nina-Symmone Heiress, who recently turned 1.

2017

Nathan Bachynski, j’17, lives in Arlington, Virginia, where he’s a client services evaluation lead at PreciseTarget. 

Mackenzie Daniels, e’17, g’19, g’20, is a product engineer at Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies in Kansas City. 

Emily Derrick, c’17, j’17, directs development at the Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia.

Erin Keethler, d’17, graduated in May with her doctorate in physical therapy from Missouri State University. She’s a physical therapist at North Kansas City Rehabilitation Hospital.

Mike Lavin, c’17, is the on-site supervisor at the Greater Wichita YMCA. He makes his home in Derby with Erin Hutto-Lavin, d’17, and their daughter, Maeve Ellis, who’s 1.

Megan Tiger, j’17, is project manager at InTouch Solutions in New York City.

Julie Lawson Williams, g’17, lives in Lenexa, where she’s director of market partners at WellSky, a health care software solutions company.

Christopher Wolcott, l’17, is an associate attorney at Taft Stettinius & Hollister in Dayton, Ohio. 

2018

Casandra Enriquez, d’18, is a fan experience representative for the Kansas City Chiefs. She lives in Overland Park.

Nadia Khechfe, j’18, is a client intake specialist at Nieves Law Firm in Oakland, California.

Hannah Leiker, e’18, lives in Kansas City, where she’s an engineer at Honeywell. 

Preston Sycks, PharmD’18, is a clinical pharmacist at Cook Children’s Medical Center. He lives in Fort Worth, Texas.

2019

Jace Erwin, g’19, m’20, is a resident physician at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati. 

Tiffany Lammon, c’19, directs catering sales at Latour Management in Wichita. 

John League, c’19, was admitted this fall to the master’s program in physiology and biophysics at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Alex Rindels, l’19, g’20, lives in Wichita, where he’s a judicial law clerk at the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.

Kylee Pywell Shae, PharmD’19, owns Paradise Roots Pharmacy in Hill City.

2020

Nicholas Aaronson, b’20, is a consultant at Protiviti, a management consulting company in Overland Park.

Bethany Amundson, DMA’20, directs bands at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota. 

Margaret Lee Anderson, g’20, lives in Topeka, where she’s an occupational therapist at the VA Medical Center. 

Ellen Brewer, c’20, is an assignment dispatcher for claims at Farmers Insurance Group in Olathe.

Kyle Davis, g’20, is an aviation officer in the U.S. Army. He lives in El Paso, Texas.

Coleton Dudley, g’20, is a lead teacher at KIPP Connect Primary School in Houston.

Abraham Fangman, g’20, lives in Kansas City, where he’s an assistant civil engineer at Burns & McDonnell.

Garrett Fowler, s’20, is a community support specialist at Comprehensive Mental Health Services. He makes his home in Kansas City.

Ashley Doyle Gilfillan, c’20, manages events at Spectra in Topeka, where she lives with her husband, Adam, and their children, Corbin and Lauryn.

Zachary Hall, e’20, is an ISS flight controller at KBR, a  NASA contractor. He and Kylie Personette, e’20, live in League City, Texas.

Linda Herzberg, PhD’20, is an associate professor of social work at Oglala Lakota College in Kyle, South Dakota.

Steven Hickman, g’20, is a psychological operations specialist in the U.S. Army. He makes his home in Richmond Hill, Georgia, with his wife, Meredith.

Erica Durlauf Hohl, g’20, teaches at Southridge High School in Huntingburg, Indiana, where she lives with her husband, Alexander, and their three children, Ambrose, Alana and Allen.

Hannah Keller, c’20, is a financial service representative at Credit Union of America in Hutchinson.

Kara Kellogg, b’20, lives in Austin, Texas, where she’s an aspire finance rotation member at Baker Hughes. 

Cloey Kennemur, b’20, makes her home in Salina, where she’s a manager trainee at Menards.

Madisen Lamp, c’20, is a behavior analyst and teacher for children with autism at the New England Center for Children in Southborough, Massachusetts.

Maya Minocha, j’20, is an account coordinator at the Brandman Agency. She makes her home in Manhattan. 

Brandan Murray, b’20, lives in Olathe, where he’s a business consultant at Protiviti.

Robert Nickel, e’20, is a software developer at Epic Systems in Verona, Wisconsin.

Andrei Pinter, b’20, lives in Leawood, where he manages inventory at Heartland Customer Solutions.

Henry Redmond, b’20, is an investment banking analyst at Deloitte Corporate Finance in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Stacy Schuckman Scheetz, s’20, is a social worker at Hoxie Medical Clinic. She and her husband, Jared, live in New Almelo and have three children, Hailee, Braydon and Sydnie.

Matthew Schmitz, g’20, directs community and economic development for the city of Lansing. He and his wife, Jamee, live in Lansing and have three children, Ryan, Tyler and Kaylee.

Matthew Shirhall, d’20, works for Shawnee County Parks & Recreation, where he leads recreation at the Crestview Community Center in Topeka.

Truman Solverud, g’20, teaches special education in the Albany County School District in Laramie, Wyoming, where he lives with his wife, Donna.

Darin Spence, g’20, owns in:trench Consulting Group in Wellington, Colorado.

Beau Stuart, g’20, is a mobility officer in the U.S. Army. He lives in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Cindy Pipes Swatek, g’20, g’20, is a mental performance consultant at Sterling Sport Mindset. She and Matthew, b’99, senior vice president of wealth management at Prime Capital, live in Raymore.

Paige Whited, c’20, lives in Lawrence, where she’s a property manager at JT Management.

Married

Hailey Dixon, j’20, to Aaron Phillips, Aug. 9 in El Dorado. They make their home in Manhattan, where Hailey is the local government reporter at The Manhattan Mercury. 

ASSOCIATES

Nathan Millhouse, assoc., owns Unparalleled Performance, a business consulting company. He and his wife, Yeny, assoc., make their home in Overland Park.

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