Alumni Notes - February
Takashi Utagawa MBA '02 was transferred from Sapporo, Japan to Singapore in October 2008 and nominated the first MD of Mitsubishi Estate Asia.
Tarina Spratt Wren MBA '04 was promoted to a corporate HR manager at Aleris International Inc. which is Cleveland's largest headquarter location in sales (over 7 billion).
Subskul Suwannatat MBA '95 established his own consulting company in Bangkok, CPC (Chase Private Consultancy). CPC was initially for Telecom Industries, but has expanded to cover the Entertainment Industries.
Mark Kelly MBA '06 recently left GE for Cooper Industries, operating Canadian and northeast U.S. business. He participated in the China Institute via Weatherhead in 2005 and completed a strategy and innovation certificate post-MBA. Mark honeymooned in Italy, and is planning a holiday in Spain/Portugal. Mark is a US Navy veteran and was award the NATO Commendation medal for service during the Bosnian Conflict.
Frank Fantozzi BS '86 In 2008, Frank's firm won COSE Best 10 under 10, Weatherhead 100 for the second year in a row and the NEO Success Award (also in 2006). Frank started and manages a not-for-profit soccer program and has appeared in commercials and a music video as part of his acting hobby.
Bob Cohen BS '85 was admitted as a partner to his CPA firm, Anton Collins Mitchell LLP, on January 1, 2009.
Lester Rosensaft JD/MBA '81 joined the Chairman's View as COO, as SVP and General Counsel for LockeBridge Investment Bannking Advisors, and as CEO for Trust Design. Lester serves on a wide range of corporate and not-for-profit boards.
Paul Lebo MBA '06 was promoted to Portfolio Analyst - Investment Strategy Team at Key Private Bank.
Kevin Connor MBA '89 recently moved back to Cleveland and is Director of Merchandising and Pricing at Dealer Tire.
Diego Grauman MBA '05 accomplished several goals with Johnson & Johnson in the U.S., Mexico, and other Latin american countries before being offered a director position with Novartis Pharmaceuticals in the Global Division. He and his spouse recently moved to the New York metropolitan area.
Subskul Suwannatat MBA '95 recently left job as vice president of one of the leading telecommunication firms in Thailand to establish his own consulting firm. His consulting firm, CPC (Chase Private Consultancy) for Telecom Industries has expanded the services to cover the entertainment industries.