1970

Helene Frakes ’70 and Randall Frakes ’69 celebrated  their 50th wedding anniversary on June 15, 2019. They were the first couple to be married in the Mission Church after a hiatus of 32 years—Helene had just finished her junior year and Randy his senior. They first met thanks to campus radio station KSCU, and their […]

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2008

Lisa Anderson MBA ’08 and Bob Read MBA ’09 married on Aug. 31, 2019, in Woodside. Friends Helena Zheng MBA ’08, Eileen Zimmerman MBA ’08, and Denese Puccinelli MBA ’08 attended the ceremony and reception.

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1975

Deborah A. Baker ’75, M.A. ’85 and her husband, Paul, have five grandchildren. She is involved with nonprofits that help women and children, and she serves on the board of Children of Vietnam. Her daughter is Julie Broms MBA ’09.

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2008

Kalyn Maher-Walker ’07 has made the 2019 Forbes list “Top Next Gen Financial Advisors,” placing No. 75 out of the top 250 nationwide and No. 21 in the state of California.

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2006

John Van Geffen J.D. ’06 received the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) 2019 Top 40 Under 40 Award, which honors young professionals making their mark in the business aviation industry. He is a partner at the Avialex Law Group.

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2003

Derek Elrod ’03 made an appearance on Fox 26 News to talk about reverse mortgages. He is a partner at Bridgewealth Advisory Group and president of the Financial Planning Association of Central California.

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1952

Frederick L. Farrell Jr. ’51 just turned 90 years old and has been married for 68 years to Elin J. Farrell. He writes, “I was a member of the SCU 100th graduation class of June 1951, and my experience at Santa Clara University is certainly one of the most important factors in my life, right […]

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1983

Akilah Monifa J.D. ’83 founded www.blackhistoryeveryday.com, where information about the intersectionality of black history with other races and ethnicities as well as religion, gender, sexual orientation, and geographic diversity are shared every day of the year. This information is also available on Amazon Alexa by enabling “Black History Everyday.”

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1994

Steven B. McLaughlin ’94 was selected for promotion to brigadier general in the U.S. Army Reserve.

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2012

Sarah (Safir) Smith ’12 married Craig Smith on Sept. 22, 2018, at Mission Santa Clara. Jack Treacy, S.J., ’77 presided over the ceremony. Many Broncos were in attendance, including Victoria (Watson) Hack ’12 and Laura Espinosa ’12 who served as bridesmaids. The couple lives in San Jose.

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1987

Eric Barrett ’87 has started his own company, Barrett Insurance Services in Redwood City, after retiring from New York Life Insurance Co. after 30 years of service.

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2009

Michelle (Pesce) Dupic ’09 and Chad Dupic ’09 became proud parents and welcomed their first child, Marco Tannin Dupic, on May 16, 2019. The family lives in the Richmond District of San Francisco. Godparents include fellow Bronco Arthur Gallanter ’12.

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1997

Paul Terry J.D. ’97 is helping the Cedar Band of Paiute secure contracts with national brands like Whole Foods and the National Museum of the American Indian. He has been president and CEO of Cedar Band Corporation (CBC) for the past five years. Terry manages general corporate affairs and governance; executive, administrative, and operational management; […]

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2006

Jack Gillum ’06 is a senior reporter at ProPublica. He covers technology and specializes in how algorithms, big data, and social media platforms affect people’s daily lives and civil rights. Prior to ProPublica, Gillum wrote for The Washington Post and The Associated Press.

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1999

Megan Barbier ’99 is vice president of people operations at Wrike. She is an enthusiastic human resources professional with over 20 years of experience leading HR in large, small, and emerging organizations. In August, she was interviewed by Thrive Global, in which she shared her unique insights on business and hiring new prospects.

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2002

Alvaro E. Galvis ’02 is a pediatric infectious disease fellow at Children’s Hospital in Orange County. He completed his residency and was subsequently the chief resident in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He was also a part of the Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community (PRIME-LC), which […]

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1971

Jack Zwissig ’71, MBA ’73 wrote and published The TAO (Path) of High Performance Leadership, available on Amazon.

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2003

Yasmin Gonzalez J.D. ’03 has joined LUKOIL North America in April 2019 as its general counsel.

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1972

Michael J. Kennedy ’72 is a retired public health educator and high school science teacher. He is married and lives in Monterey.

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1965

Kathy Holly ’65 has been working as a professional singer and actress for many years. This past October she was in San Miguel De Allende, Mexico, producing a dinner show at Vinos y Tapas. She performs regularly at Villa d’Este Restaurant and Bistro SF Grill and produces and hosts her TV show Spotlight, which features […]

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