Alumni Notes - January 2009
Tarik Adam, MBA ’04, was also recently named a trustee to the board of directors of the Ohio Venture Association.
Glenn Anderson, Jr., EMBA ’92, was included in BusinessWeek.com’s list of the 150 “World’s Most Influential Headhunters”.
Lloyd W. W. Bell III, MBA ’94, was named secretary of the Ohio Venture Association.
Dr. Janet Bennett, EDM ’98, published and has had subsequent reviews on her book, “Travels with Max: How My Dog Unleashed My Life.” Her book was selected as one of Joseph-Beth Booksellers’ Top Picks for 2008.
Scott Thompson Berlin, MBA ’97, was hired as a staff accountant for Choen & Co. Ltd.
Nagesh Devata, MBA ’96, writes: After spending the last 10 years between Canada and the U.S. with MasterCard, I recently took a new position with Matercard in Asia. In my new role I will be leading our Commerce Development strategy and team for the Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa regions. This is a very exciting new role and an opportunity to participate and learn about some of the fastest and most dynamic markets in the world. In my role in Canada I was responsible for the launch of new emerging products including PayPass and mobile payments. As a result of my work I was recognized as an industry expert on contactless payments. Over the past 8 years, I was married and had two children - a boy and a girl.
Marsha Dobrzynski, CNM ’96, was recently named to the mentor panel of Civic Innovation Lab.
Lisa Foster, MNO ’02, was recently named to the board of directors and executive committee of the Greater Cleveland Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.
Carl Gedeon, MS ’69, was appointed committee chair of outreach for the Cleveland chapter of SCORE.
Darren Hamm, MNO ’07, was named to the board of directors of Greater Cleveland Community Shares.
Rick Kemm, CNM ’94, MNO ’98, was appointed the executive director of the May Dugan Multipurpose Center.
Wendell Turner, MS ’79, was recently named to the mentor panel of Civic Innovation Lab.
James Weisman, EMBA ’01, was recently named a trustee to the board of directors of the Ohio Venture Association.
Daniel Weiss, MBA ’07, was promoted to consultant at Newry Corp.
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