1990

An avid reader with a love for travel and wine, Maureen Murphy J.D. ’90 died May 10, 2024. After obtaining her law degree from Santa Clara University, Maureen had a successful legal career as the Oakland California Corporate Counsel Lawyer for Kaiser Permanente Kaiser Health Plan. In her free time, Maureen enjoyed sailing, visiting Big […]

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1990

Theo Gonzalves ’90 has published his latest book, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American History, Art, and Culture in 101 Objects. It’s a compelling introduction to the history of Asian Pacific American communities as told through 101 objects, from a fortune cookie baking mold to the debut of the Ms. Marvel comic featuring Kamala Khan. Theo is […]

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From the colorful themes of Shel Silverstein to the wondrous world of Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, Heather Kinser ’90 found each word sparked fascination as she devoured kids’ books. Now, Kinser herself has tumbled down the rabbit hole, becoming a published author of several kid-lit poems and, recently, her first picture book, “Small Matters: The […]

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There was never a moment’s rest for Carolyn Hanson M.A. ’90. Whether she was working in both construction and control room operator shifts at Hanford, managing an apartment complex, or delivering babies, Carolyn put her entire heart into the job at hand. She had a lifelong drive to help people and give back to the […]

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1990

In 1957, Rosemary Behrens M.A. ’90 and her husband founded a school in Redwood City where Rosemary began her career in education. In the Redwood City School district, she was a teacher, school administrator, and district’s Coordinator of Technology. She planned and helped design the media/technology labs at all 16 Redwood City Schools. In 2021, Congresswoman Jackie […]

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1990

Growing up in beautiful San Martin, Matthew Barreras ’90 was surrounded by lush landscapes and a home filled with laughter. He had a keen sense for business and a green thumb that served him well throughout his life. After college, Matt started out on what would become a very fruitful career in agriculture. In his […]

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1990

Eric Armstrong BS ’90 MS ’96 was appointed Senior Vice President of Growth for Limelight Networks, Inc. He will lead worldwide sales, new business development and growth marketing.

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Matt Mason ’90, M.A. ’94 is publishing his fourth book of poetry. Out in April 2022, At the Corner of Fantasy and Main: Disneyland, Midlife and Churros is about more than fried sweets and amusement park fanfare. It explores how the heart is more reliable than memory and how places become hubs for connectivity and memorable moments.

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The San Francisco Better Business Bureau awarded Patricia De Fonte JD ’90 with its Torch Award for Ethics in 2021, marking the first time an attorney has been so recognized. Patricia is the founder of De Fonte Law PC – Estate Planning With Heart and sees estate planning as a social justice issue. She lives in San Francisco with […]

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Theo Gonzalves ’90 released two new works in 2021— an anthology of play scripts titled Gossip, Sex, and the End of the World and a double-album of traditional Philippine music he produced for Smithsonian Folkways Recordings called Kulintang Kultura: Gong Music of the Philippine Diaspora, co-produced with Mary Talusan.

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On July 21, 2021, Debora (Dimino) Grasham J.D. ’90 received the Idaho State Bar’s highest honor – the Distinguished Lawyer Award – during the Idaho State Bar Annual Meeting in Boise. The Distinguished Lawyer Award recognizes attorneys for exemplary conduct and many years of dedicated service to the profession and to Idaho citizens. Deb is […]

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Susan Moriconi MBA ’90 was appointed VP of People and Chief Human Resources Officer for Personalis Inc. As VP Moriconi will help create an engaging, inclusive, and high-performing culture at Personalis Inc.

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Jan Fleener ’90 J.D. ’93 was honored as a 2021 Top Lawyer in Business Litigation and Banking & Financial Services by Sacramento Magazine.

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Alisal High School class of 1985 valedictorian John Joseph Gutierrez ’90 died October 18, 2020 at the age of 53. He graduated from Santa Clara University in 1990, and later that fall married Emma Ochoa. In 1991, he was hired at Santa Rita Union School District, where he rose through the ranks as vice principal, […]

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1990

Sean Timothy Higgins JD ’90 spent his legal career in the gaming industry. He was general counsel for Herbst Gaming and an executive at Golden Entertainment. Sean with his two brothers owned the Irish pub Three Angry Wives. Sean died on Sept. 23, 2020, at the age of 56. His wife and two children survive […]

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Downey Brand, a prominent law firm with offices in Sacramento, San Francisco, Stockton, and Reno, is pleased to announce that Jan Fleener ’90 was named a 2020 Top Lawyer by Sacramento Magazine for her legal work in Appellate, Banking & Financial Services, Business Litigation, and Banking and Finance Litigation. Top Lawyers are nominated and voted […]

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Mary Stern J.D. ’90 is Saba Software’s Vice President of People and Learning. After graduating from Santa Clara’s Law School Mary became a proven HR Leader with nearly 20 years of experience in building and developing high-performing teams. She enthusiastically collaborates with colleagues to develop and implement new strategies and organizational structures to drive increased […]

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1990

Anna Petroutsas ’90 was born on July 19, 1967, in Watsonville. She attended Moreland Notre Dame, graduated from Watsonville High School, and went on to attend both San Francisco State University and SCU, graduating with a B.A. in English literature. Anna was known for her generous spirit, her dry sense of humor, and her graceful […]

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1990

Ragini Murarka MBA ’90 has established the Ragini Shah Murarka Graduate Student Endowment at North Carolina State for students who are traditionally underrepresented in the field of physics. She also serves on the board of Ekal Vidyalaya, a nonprofit that creates schools in rural areas of India, and presides over Sameer Ishwar Murarka Memorial Foundation, which has […]

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1990

Rosalie Liccardo Pacula ’90 has joined the faculty of USC as a fully tenured professor and endowed chair in the Sol Price School of Public Policy, which will allow her to continue her research addressing drug addiction, advising governments worldwide, and teaching public policy.

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