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'86 Craig Cohen
practices law in Blue Bell, Pa., representing insurance companies in class
action litigation. He is married and has two children -- Mason Daniel (born
5/25/97) and Sara Emily (born 8/23/99). Dr. Mary P. (Hudson) Fabian reports that she and her
husband Daniel welcomed twin boys -- Edward James and Philip Daniel -- to their
family on April 7, 2001. Mary is a family physician with Emaus Ave. Family
Practice and Daniel is a network administrator with DBS International. The
family resides in Alburtis, Pa. Dr. Maureen McTigue reports that she is an anesthesiologist
with Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey. She is married to
Michael Etzrodt and they have two children, Derek, age 3, and Devon, age 2. Robert Salerno is living
in Dix Hills, N.Y., with his wife, Carri, and daughters Paige, 8, and Jayme, 5.
Besides being an avid soccer coach for his girls, Robert is vice president of
sales for the Eastern region of ProactiveNet Inc., a manufacturer of Internet
performance monitoring tools headquartered in the Silicon Valley.
'87 Cindy (Olson)
Camp and her husband Gordon happily announce the birth of their son
Christopher Thomas on January 6, 2001. He joins older brother Graeme, 2, at
their home in Allentown, Pa., where Cindy is a full-time mom. Dana L. Ciaffone was
recently named a principal by the board of directors of The Vanguard Group and
is charged with overseeing quality improvement initiatives for the Institutional
Division in the firm's Center for Excellence. Headquartered in Valley Forge,
Pa., Vanguard is the second-largest mutual fund firm in the United States. Michele Cox has been
employed in the Office of International Education at the University of Richmond
for the past 10 years and is currently the director of international programs.
She is responsible for 43 study abroad programs in more than 20 countries. John Olsson and his wife
Ann are pleased to announce the arrival of a son, Erik Ragnar Olsson, born on
February 18, 2001. He joins sisters Emily (age 7) and Katie (age 5). John is an
attorney with the law firm of McCarter & English L.L.P. in Newark, N.J. Wayne Soltis is working
as a pricing analyst with Volvo Finance of North America. He earned his MBA in
financial management from Iona College, graduating with honors. He and his wife
Maria Mancuso Soltis '86 live in Highland Mills, N.Y., where Maria stays at home
with their son Matthew, age 9. Renee (Aghazadian) Wiebe and her husband, Tom, announce the
birth of their second child, Jay Thomas, born on April 5, 2001. He joins his
sister, Samantha, who is 3 years old. The family lives in Roslyn Heights,
'88 Kari Benson
is enjoying her post as assistant professor of biology at Lynchburg College in
Lynchburg, Va. Kari and her husband James Anderson are pleased to announce the
birth of their son Trigg Everett Anderson on December 19, 2000. Sending greetings from the Big
Apple, Adam Mathios is the proud papa of two daughters: Emily, age 4, and
Rebecca, age 1.
After moving up and down
the East Coast, Lynn Neal and husband Lenny Berger have finally put down
some roots, purchasing a home in the Washington, D.C. area. An actor, Lynn works
regularly with an improvisational group, and she also recorded a CD earlier this
year. Lenny is the CFO of Stronghold Technologies, which focuses on developing
wireless applications. Lynn writes, "Stacey (Holmes) Ballard is still my
dearest friend and her home in Paoli is my home away from home." Remy Maria Quinones has
been named lead corporate counsel at Permacel, Inc. in North Brunswick, N.J.
Permacel, which manufactures a variety of pressure-sensitive tapes for
industrial, commercial and consumer uses, is a division of Nitto Americas, Inc.
She will supervise the company's legal affairs.
Holley Shea Garrison and Steven Kahn
'89 On February 26,
Laura Brodsky, Michael Beard '93 and their 3-year-old son Peter welcomed
baby Jack Christopher to the family. Linnea Dreslin was in attendance at the
birth, which Laura writes was "done naturally -- whoohooo!" Elizabeth (Krauss) and
David Chodelka would like to announce the birth of their first child, Andrew, on
November 7, 2000. Liz is currently taking time off from her work as a clinical
social worker to be at home with Andrew. The family resides in Doylestown, Pa.
Guerra writes that she and husband Jerry have been married for five years
and have three children: Emily, age 2, Amanda, age 1 and baby sister Melissa,
born March 17. Jennifer, a registered nurse, has worked per diem in the ICU
Cardiac Care Unit of Winthrop Hospital in Mineola, N.Y. for the past six years.
On March 31, 2001,
Steven Kahn married Holley Shea Garrison in Birmingham, Ala. Alumni in
attendance were best man Chris Kahn '84, groomsmen Bob Duffy, Keith
Esposito '90, and Jeff Porphy along with Val Bianchini, Butch
Mustion and Michelle (Sager) DiEnno '90. Steven is senior vice
president with NBC Securities, Inc. Holley is an information technology
recruiter with Matric Resources, Inc. The couple lives in Birmingham. Wedding bells were ringing on
September 16, 2000 for Christine (Fosko) and Donald Leck. The couple was
married at St. Teresa of Avila Church in Summit, N.J., and the reception was
held at the Bernards Inn in Bernardsville, N.J. Dr. Kristen (Pfeiffer)
Nawabi attended the wedding. Christine and Donald honeymooned in Hawaii.
Sklar and her husband Mitchell welcomed a baby boy, Isaac Alexander, to the
family on May 25, 2000. He joins big sister Jessica Kailee, age 3. Shari
practices dentistry part time in Cinnaminson, N.J. and the family resides in
Zeigler and his wife Elizabeth (Stuart) Zeigler '91 also got a visit
from the stork this winter, with the birth of their first child, Kathryn Grace,
on February 5, 2001. The family lives in Cranford, N.J.
Donald and Christine (Fosko) Leck