Alumni Notes - May | Weatherhead

Alumni Notes - May

Posted 4.19.2012

Class of 1965
Dr. Alan Fitz, PhD ’65, MS ’63, retired in 2012, and his career consisted of three venues: as a faculty member of the Yale School of Medicine (5 Years), as a Corporate Manager for OD at DEC (5 years), and as an independent Organization Development consultant (35 years). He is a member of NTL Institute and the Organization Development Network since 1970. He is also a charter member of the Portsmouth Consulting Group since 1980, a community of professionals in the social, behavioral and organizational sciences. 

Class of 1966
Dr. Stephen Jenks, PhD ’66, MS ’63, taught for 24 years at the Whittemore School of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire. He formed the Portsmouth Counsulting Group in 1981, was CWRU folks Herb Shepard, Al Fitz, Sherm Grinnell, and in the 80s, Carolyn Lukensmeyer and John Carter. He is now Principal with Greyledge Consulting and easing into retirement.

Class of 1983
Mrs. Cynthia Koury, MBA, was appointed Partner with CM Wealth Advisors.

Class of 1987
Dr. Susan Taft, PhD, received the Distinguished Teaching Award from Kent State University, the highest university honor for faculty. She also received three awards of "best article of the year" from different professional journals.

Class of 1989
Ms. Moreen Bailey-Frater, MS, was named Vice-Chairman for the Cleveland Better Business Bureau.

Ms. Susan D. Steiger, MBA, was appointed Vice President, Commercial Banking for Lorain National Bank.

Class of 1994
Mr. James R. Geuther, MBA, was appointed Regional President and Head, Commercial Banking Business, NE Ohio for Chase.

Class of 1996
Mr. Steven Grzymkowski, MBA, was recently named E-Business Manager for Bearing Distributors Inc.

Class of 2002
Dr. Rama Hart, PhD, was granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor in the Department of Organization Learning and Development at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis.

Class of 2004
Ms. Amy Kulisheck, MBA, was appointed Second Vice President for Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland.

Class of 2005
Ms. Katharine Vinciquerra, MNO/JD, was recently named Capital Campaign Officer for Saint Joseph Academy.

Class of 2007
Ms. Sarah Baker, BS ’03, MBA ’07, was appointed Business Analyst for Centric Consulting.

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