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Jessica (Frank) Brown ’05 and husband Peter Brown welcomed their daughter, Charlotte Austen Brown, on Oct. 12, 2017. Charlotte weighed in at 7 lbs. and measured 19.75 inches long. Charlotte joins big brother Connor, who is 2 years old. The family is happily adjusting to their family-of-four status at home in Walnut Creek.
Jennifer Bradford ’05 transitioned this year from the Chicagoland area back to Silicon Valley. She is a new adjunct lecturer in the Department of Theatre and Dance at SCU. Bradford is excited to connect and work with so many other SCU alumni in the Bay Area as a project manager, performer, and on the alumni board. The love extended from other Broncos has made the transition back to the Bay Area easy.
Anita Phillips ’06 and Trevin Phillips ’06, along with daughter Mae, welcomed baby girl Margot on May 26, 2017. The family lives in San Francisco.
Katie (Roberts) Payer ’06, along with husband Brian and daughter Caroline, welcomed Blake Jase Payer on July 18, 2017. The family of four lives in Denver, Colorado. Payer continues her role as the Denver alumni chapter president and just joined the national SCU alumni board. She is looking forward to continuing her involvement with Santa Clara and raising future Broncos!
Tara Macken ’06 is Taraji P. Henson’s stunt double in Proud Mary, an action film about a hit woman. Over the past decade, Macken has doubled for actors like Eva Longoria, Scarlett Johansson, and Jessica Alba in films including Suicide Squad and Thor: Ragnarok.
Annie (Heise) Kelly ’06 and husband Chris Kelly, a graduated of University of Notre Dame, welcomed their first child, Patrick Frederick Kelly, on June 4, 2017. The family lives in San Francisco.
Jack Gillum ’06 has joined the rapid-response investigative team at The Washington Post. He digs deeper into news of the political world and beyond—and comes to the paper by way of the Associated Press investigative desk in Washington, D.C., where he landed significant exclusives by scrutinizing digital media. Gillum’s investigative reporting for AP included uncovering that Hillary Clinton’s private emails were hosted on a server in her Chappaqua, New York, home and that Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock spent taxpayer money and campaign funds on air travel with donors. At SCU, he got his start as an editor for The Santa Clara.
Paige (Rossetti) Abdelmalek ’06 and husband Andy Abdelmalek welcomed a baby boy, Anthony Logan, on Aug. 18, 2017. Paige and Andy both work at Google in Los Angeles.
Josh Zuniga ’07 and Emily Wetherley ’09 welcomed Jasper James Zuniga to the world on July 7, 2017. “We brought him to Grand Reunion this year all the way from Salt Lake City!” writes Josh.
Sar (Korte) Tassone ’07 and husband Jon Tassone ’05 welcomed a baby boy, Luca, on April 7, 2017.
Parents Patricia (McGlynn) Reiss ’07 and Eric Reiss welcomed Houston Thomas Reiss on July 3, 2017, in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Bobby Rasmussen ’07 recently moved in with girlfriend and fellow Bronco Stephanie Petersen ’09. He writes he’s still dominating on the tennis court by competing for the Olympic Club in San Francisco. Go Broncos!
Pauline Koo ’07 welcomed baby boy Austin Chester Koo on June 24, 2017. The family lives in Los Angeles, California.
Mary Carlich ’04, J.D. ’07 and her husband welcomed a baby boy on Sept. 7, 2017. His big sister was so excited! The newly expanded family lives in Newberg, Oregon.
Mary Carlich ’04, J.D. ’07 and her husband welcomed a boy on Sept. 7, 2017. The family, which also includes a daughter, lives in Newberg, Oregon.
Hector Guzman ’07 and Daniele (Gardner) Guzman ’08 are thrilled to announce the arrival of their baby girl, Sienna, on Nov. 29, 2017.
Victoria (Fraser) Frank ’08 and husband Matthew welcomed their first child, a baby girl named Emma Claire, on Aug. 22, 2017.
Julie Erickson ’08 and Tommy Kelly ’08 welcomed baby boy Liam on Oct. 1, 2017. The newly expanded Kelly family lives in San Francisco.
Kristin (Russell) Brock ’08 writes, “Baby Hannah and Kylie Layne were born!”
Emily (Moody) Wilcox ’03, MBA ’09 was promoted to assistant dean of strategic services and dean’s office relations for the Leavey School of Business. Emily and her husband, Lee, recently welcomed a son, Adam Frederick Wilcox. Adam joins big sister, Abby.
Anna (Daugherty) Sexe ’09 and her husband welcomed baby girl Addison Jane on Sept. 13, 2017. They live in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Jeana Dill ’09 won an Emmy in September for her work on the TV show Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath. Dill was a supervising producer for A&E Network in New York City. In November, she returned to California to work for Oxygen Network as director of development and current programming.
Jordan (Crary) Beadle ’09 and John Beadle ’09 were married on Aug. 12, 2017, at the Santa Clara Mission. While John and Jordan both attended SCU in the same class, their paths never crossed as undergrads. They actually met in San Francisco, ironically at a bar called Swig—the first-year dorm of both John and Jordan.
Taylor Crary, the bride’s sister, served as maid of honor. Brand Schlesinger ’09 served as best man. Fellow alumni in the bridal party included Kristin Beadle ’10, Paige (Fujiu) Baird ’09, Tamara (Lugliani) Bassett, Alicia Mooty ’09, Leslie Kincaid-Lawrence ’09, Simon Root ’09, Michael Bonner ’09, Andrew Scanlan ’09, and Brian Bradley ’09. Friends of John and Jordan, Stephanie (Arnold) Wetzel ’09, Kevin Wetzel ’09, and Kyle Pistor ’09, also participated as readers during the ceremony.
The reception took place at San Jose Country Club, also the wedding reception venue of Jordan’s parents, Fred Crary ’74 and Kim (Shanley) Crary ’77. Several classmates and friends of Jordan’s parents from Santa Clara were also part of the celebration.
Grace Wu ’10 and Aung Lwin Oo ’11 welcomed baby boy James on Feb. 22, 2017. The family lives in Yangon, Myanmar.