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'96 Stuart I.
Grossman was recently named a partner in the Miami law firm of Burd, Lozano
& Zacherl, L.L.P. Stuart practices in the areas of commercial litigation and
transactions, construction litigation and aviation litigation. Lana J. Heckman
graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Ill. in May of
2000. She has spent the last year working as an optometrist in both the Reading
and Allentown, Pa. areas.
Sean Libbey graduated from the University of Maine's Forestry School in
November 2000 with a master's of science in forest management. Sean currently
works as a forester for Wadsworth Woodlands Inc., a private consulting firm in
southern Maine. On
November 11, 2000, Lacey Lockward married Mark Tortoriello in St. Peter's
Church in Essex Fells, N.J. The reception was held at the Madison Hotel in
Morristown, N.J. Alumni in attendance included: Eileen Shannon-Saunders,
Heather Huestis, Kaitlin Small, D.M.D., Molly Newman, Nina Federoff, Melissa
Beblavy, Carrianne Uszenski-Kaplan, Hanna Foster, Kristin Sanneman, Kristina
Shafer-Gonser, Jennifer Hannig '95, Jennifer Perry '95, Debra Delano-Brenner,
Randy Brenner '95, Scott Smolensky, Cardie Saunders, Bret Kaplan, Michael
O'Dowd and Michael Schaffer '98.
Lacey Lockward '96 married Mark
Tortoriello and celebrated with fellow alums.
After leaving Bobbi Brown
Cosmetics (a division of Estee Lauder), Jennifer Richman accepted a
position as fragrance marketing manager with Chanel, Inc. in New York where she
will be responsible for brand image and marketing strategies for the Bulgari,
Dolce & Gabana, Moschino, Ferragamo and Ungaro brands. Back in the United States after
living in Turkey for three years, Erin Rehill-Seker is now an associate
editor in the language arts department of Pearson Education, a publisher of
educational materials located in Saddle River, N.J. She and her husband Kadir
Seker have a 1-year-old daughter. These days Dana (Glaser) Werner is an enthusiastic third-grade
teacher. "I teach fabulous 8- and 9-year-old children at this amazing private
school in Meadowbrook, Pa. I love my job!!" writes Dana, who manages to keep in
touch with many of her Muhlenberg friends. Dana says that she and Kris Patterson
traveled to Boston together last April, and that she and Pilar Bauta often meet
up in New York City. In July, Dana will be a bridesmaid in Rachel Weiss'
wedding. Plus, Dana reports that Cathy (Hakim) and Adam Brodsky
'95 have an adorable baby girl. Kris Young has been granted tenure and the title assistant
professor of chemistry at Parkland College in Champaign, Ill. She is a founding
member of the East Central Illinois Chapter of the Pink Alligator Society.
'97 Teaching second
grade at the T. Baldwin Demarest School in Old Tappan, N.J., since graduation,
Amy Elizabeth Brown is finishing up a master's degree in reading at Long
Island University and will graduate this fall. She became engaged to Kevin M.
Gamarello on September 23, 2000 and the couple is planning a July 13, 2002
Amy Elizabeth Brown '97 and
fiancé Kevin M. Gamarello
Doreen Cicchetti is
planning a September 2002 wedding. Residing in Middletown, Conn., Doreen is a
human resources generalist for Danaher Corporation. Her fiancé is a
self-employed contractor in Middletown. Suzanne Fabel reports that classmate Lorraine
Davis is engaged to Brian Fanning '99 and that the pair is planning a
wedding for November 10, 2001. Lori is working for McKinsey & Co. and Brian
works for Arthur Andersen.
Scott Faulkingham and Stephanie Kaliner '99 will be getting
married on September 29, 2001. Caren Gurmankin is a floor administrator with the investment
banking division of Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York City. On January 6, 2001 Anne
(Holben) and Mark Helpinstill were married in Egner Memorial Chapel.
Alison Kenny was one of the bridesmaids and Mary Miles and Heather Von
Roth were also in attendance. Following a honeymoon in Cozumel, the couple
returned to their home in Bedminster, N.J. Anne is a corporate accountant with
Formica Corporation, while Mark is a mechanical engineer with Foster Wheeler and
also pursuing and MBA at New York University. Podiatrist Thomas Lembo Jr. is resident
physician at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, N.J. Paige Morris is the
Pacific sales division coordinator for The Boston Beer Company, brewer of Sam
Adams, and supports the company's sales force on the West coast, which has
resulted in the opportunity to do a great deal of traveling throughout the
western United States. Paige writes, "It's definitely a great learning
experience and always A LOT of fun! I can truly say I love my job!" Newlywed Dennis Williams
is a social studies teacher in the Cheltenham (Pa.) School District, where he
teaches grades 9 and 12, and serves as assistant varsity football coach and head
throwing coach for the track team. In June, Dennis married Bermuda native Keisha
Lightbourne, an intensive care nurse at Jefferson Hospital. In May, Brian Wilner
graduated from the Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann University in
Philadelphia. In June, he began his internship at New York Presbyterian
Hospital, also known as Cornell Medical Center.