Posted 2.13.06Keep up with what's happening with your former classmates in Alumni Notes, a new feature in Weatherheadlines. If you have news you would like to share, please send it to WSOMAlum@case.edu.
John Guthrie has relocated to Louisville, KY and is a consultant with Ashley and Associates, a firm specializing in philanthropy and non-profit leadership consulting.
Mike Belsito was featured in a Cool Cleveland article.
Jeffrey Conrad was promoted to senior vice president, creative, of American Greetings Properties.
Masters of Accountancy graduates Steve Anderson, Doug Rand, I Chuang and Benchaphan Siripattarapravat passed all four parts of the CPA exams on their first try.
Denise Johnson was promoted to vice president of training at We’re Rolling Pretzel Co.
Howard Hubert was named senior vice president of commercial development at Linde Gas LLC.
Mike Grieves recently had his book, Product Lifecycle Management: Driving the Next Generation of Lean Thinking, published by McGraw-Hill.
George Qua was awarded the Cliff Dochterman Award for his more than three decades of commitment to Scouting and longtime leadership position with the Rotary Club of Cleveland.
Mike Bauer was promoted to senior director of wholesale marketing for Moen, Inc.
Alan Wilde was appointed vice president of supply chain services at University Hospitals Health System.
Chris Ebeling was named vice president of Linde Engineered Solutions.
David Kornbluth was promoted to vice president of capital markets for Coral Co.
Laura Pettit was married to Jeffrey Rusick in July 2005. Laura is currently director of information technology at Family Heritage Life Insurance Company of America.
Nikki DiFilippo was quoted in an article in the Sunday, January 22 Plain Dealer about the future of the Red Room Revolution.
Kay Molkentin was hired as the director of corporate & foundation relations at Hiram College.
Michael Devlin was appointed vice president of marketing and communications at Cuyahoga Community College.
Kenneth Haber was named interim chief financial officer with OM Group. Prior to joining OM Group, Haber was a division vice president with Sherwin-Williams Company.
Gail Cudak was elected as a director of the Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America.
Ed Matuszak, senior vice president and portfolio manager with CapitalWorks LLC, was quoted in an article in the January 9 Plain Dealer business section regarding the outlook on the stock market for the coming year.
Michele Kuhrt was named vice president, corporate tax for Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc.
On Monday January 2, 2006, the engine in front of Piper Warrior N2759M, in which John Eberle was flight instructor, failed. At 900’ above the Hudson River, he took over the controls. After making a couple of May Day calls, Eberle safely landed the plane in the Hudson River, where those aboard waited to be rescued. NYPD air-lifted him to Jacobi Medical Center where he was kept overnight and treated for hypothermia.
William Doggett was elected as an officer of the 2006 board of directors for the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program of Greater Cleveland.
Joseph Bradley was hired as an account executive for Ardus Medical, Inc.
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