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Alumni Notes

Posted 1.9.2006


Stephen Chipchase
was recently promoted to Vice President of Operations at Keithley Instruments Inc. Stephen joined Keithley in 2000 and most recently served as an Operations Manager.


Matt Ghaffari
is a member of the 31st class of inductees into the Cleveland State Athletics Hall of Fame. Matt wrestled at Cleveland State from 1983 – 1984.

Christopher Rassi was selected to serve on the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Christopher, an associate at Thompson Hine LLP, will take a year long leave of absence to serve as an associate legal offer for Judge Ines Monica Weinberg de Roca. He will advise the court on international criminal law, war crimes and human rights during the prosecution of those responsible for the 1994 Rwandan genocide.  Read the Plain Dealer article.


Xiadong Yang
will be heading up the new China office of Boundless Flight, Inc. The China office comprises 40 people, about 10 full-time employees and 30 contractors. Boundless Flight is a small software development company with headquarters in Strongsville, OH.  Read the Crain's Cleveland article.


Seth Weinbaum
was recently promoted to Senior Consultant in the Strategy and Change practice within IBM Business Consulting Services.


David Fitts
recently formed a new company, DAF of Yonkers, Inc. His company is a franchise of 1-800-GOT-JUNK? and is based in Yonkers, New York.


Linda Rae
was promoted to Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President at Keithley Instruments Inc. Linda, who joined Keithley in 1995, spent the last 2.5 years as General Manager and Senior Vice President.


Annie McKee is listed as #37 in the World’s Best Leaders in BusinessWeek Online. Annie is a co-author of the books Primal Leadership and Resonant Leadership with Weatherhead professor Richard Boyatzis.

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