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'90 Doug Baralo and Ellen Sharp '93 were married July 10, 1999, with numerous 'Berg alumni in attendance. In June, Doug graduated from the Maryland State Police Academy and is currently a state trooper assigned to the College Park Barrack. He and Ellen live in Westminster, Md. Klaus Biber announces his engagement to Kristy Bayless of Charleston, W.Va. The wedding is set for April 18, 2001, in Hilton Head, S.C. Klaus lives in Atlanta where he is vice president-USA South for Travel Professionals Inc. He oversees marketing and sales development
for the company's southern U.S. territory. Langhorne, Pa., residents David J. Coffey and wife Amanda announce the July 26 birth of their son, Lance McLean. David is pursuing his M.B.A. at Drexel University; Amanda is a vice president of human resources at Merrill Lynch. Lara J. Gonzalez and her husband, Ernie Villany, welcomed their son, Matthew, on June 4. He joins brother Justin, who turned 3 in November. The family lives in Edison, N.J., where Lara is a chiropractor. Lee and Beth (Woolridge) Herbst proudly announce the birth of their second son, Brandon Alexander. He joins big brother, Gabriel, 2, at home in Athens, Pa. Lee, a practicing obstetrician at the Guthrie Clinic in Sayre, Pa., delivered Brandon on May 26. After graduation, Bo Huge-Jensen worked in the international trade arena for seven years. He then earned a master's degree from The American Graduate School of International Management, during which time he lived in Mexico for about eight months, studying the political and social structures of the country. After graduate school, he worked for General Electric in the power systems and NBC divisions. Bo then moved to Virginia and joined an Internet development start-up. Currently, he lives in Arlington, Va., and is a regional sales manager for Evergreen Internet Inc., a Java-based Internet company. Karl and Pam (Errickson) Zierold happily announce the July 1 birth of their daughter, Kathryn Mae. She joins sister Megan, 2, in the family's Hillsborough, N.J., home. Karl is a vice president at Goldman, Sachs & Co.; Pam recently resigned from her position as senior manager at Deloitte & Touche, L.L.P., to be a full-time mom.
'91 H.P. Sean Dweck is an attorney at Dweck Law Firm in New York City. He lives in Mt. Kisco, N.Y., with wife Lenore and daughter Zoe. After working in the mental health field for five years, Heather Jones, Kew Gardens, N.Y., is now pursuing her interests in travel and dance. Currently, she is an on-board leader with Delta Airlines, responsible for coordinating safety and service activities on both international and domestic flights. In her spare time, she enjoys Irish step dancing and has competed and performed throughout the United States and Ireland. Most recently, she danced with The Chieftains in Dublin, Ireland. Susan Kennedy was among the 210 graduates who received a doctor of medicine degree in June from Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. While at Jefferson, she was awarded high honors in family medicine, rehabilitation medicine and dermatology. She was active in Jeff H.O.P.E., a volunteer program run by medical students at JMC that provides health care for a diversified population of underserved people. Susan is completing a residency in family practice at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia. For the third time in two years, John McCorkle has moved from San Francisco back to Dallas to head up the Alliances initiative for MimEcom (www.mimecom.com), a pre-IPO, e-commerce operations outsourcing firm headquartered in San Francisco. On Feb. 20, James Vogel married Allison Klieger. Living in Melville, N.Y., he is an equity trader for Nexus Asset Management. Sharon Yencharis is a project manager with ideaEDGE Ventures, an Internet venture company at www.ideaEDGE.com, and has been enjoying life in sunny San Diego since 1992.
'92 Sharon Fleischer Alfinito has completed her family practice residency and is working in private practice at Towne Centre Family Care, Hillsborough, N.J. She and husband Peter recently bought a condo in Basking Ridge, N.J. On Sept. 3, Kris Bronars married Philp Cafaro in Estes Park, Colo. Susan Kenyon '91 was matron of honor. The couple live in Fort Collins, Colo., where Kris works for the Larimer Land Trust and the National Audubon Society, and Phil teaches philosophy at Colorado State University. On March 5, Dr. Donna Blochaviak Goukler and Dr. Ross Goukler '93 welcomed their first child, Alana Joan, to their Belchertown, Mass., home. Donna and Ross are optometrists at Goukler Eye Care, P.C., Hadley, Mass. East Hanover, N.J., residents Michael Kapp Jr. and Randi (Carr) Kapp '94 welcomed their daughter, Ashley Ryan, Aug. 4. Michael is a securities broker with ING/Financial Northeastern Companies in Fairfield, N.J.; Randi is a fourth-grade teacher in Kinnelon, N.J. Leslie Glazer Kordonsky and husband Alex welcomed their son, Cameron Noah, on May 11. The family lives in Rockaway, N.J., where Leslie is a freelance editor.
Kristine Kushmore '93
On Aug. 15, Allentown, Pa., residents Tony and Regina (Scotti) Borelli celebrated their second wedding anniversary. Father Krivak married them in Egner Memorial Chapel. Bridesmaids included Christie Creney, Stephanie (Clark) Wiese and Alexandra (La Tronica) Herb '94. Best man was Michael Borelli '97. Guests included Dorothy Gribbin, Lucinda Lysek, Brian Matthews, Peter Newman, Carolyn Schick, Bob Wilson, Ryan Ing '94, Anna Marmaros '94 and Chrissy Marmaros '97. Tony, an actuary with Guardian in Bethlehem, Pa., is awaiting his professional credentials as a fellow of the Society of Actuaries. Regina is a middle school English teacher in the Parkland School District in Allentown. Philip J. Degnan recently argued for the third time in his legal career before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Earlier this year, Phil successfully persuaded the Supreme Court to reinstate a jury verdict that the appellate court had overturned. Phil continues to operate his own firm in Philadelphia and New Jersey, specializing in criminal and civil litigation. In July, Kristine Kushmore joined the Princeton, N.J., office of Accountemps as a staffing manager. Accountemps is the world's first and largest temporary staffing service for accounting, finance and bookkeeping professionals. On Sept. 10, Steven Marshak married Elizabeth Hirni in San Francisco. Steven is completing his residency in pediatrics at Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y., and Elizabeth is completing her residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Hospital in Union, N.J. They would love to hear from Steven's Muhlenberg friends! After getting married in July 1997, Katy Sheely and Austin Wheelock '94 went to Africa for nearly two years. Katy studied Francophone African Literature at the Universite Cheikh Anta Diop in Dakar, Senegal, for a year as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar. Austin worked for the U.S. Embassy in Dakar in the political/ economic section. After completion of her scholarship, Katy taught cross-cultural orientation classes to African refugees approved for U.S. resettlement in Senegal, The Gambia, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea and Kenya. Now back in the States, the Wheelocks live in Alexandria, Va. Austin works for KPMG Consulting, and Katy just finished her fifth year of teaching French in public schools. In September, she began pursuing a master's in international training and education at American University.