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Katie (Pursley) Busch ’00 and Dave Busch welcomed their first child, Tyler David, on June 23, 2012. The family lives in Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Katie (Pursley) Busch '00 and Dave Busch welcomed their second child, Anna Kathryn, on July 10, 2014. The family lives in Colorado.
Alicia (Smith) Bryant '00 and husband Jason welcomed Lila Louise on July 28, 2011. Big sister Avery 7, and brother Donovan 3, are thrilled. The family resides in San Diego, Calif.
Alicia (Smith) Bryant ’00 and husband Jason welcomed Winter Lauren on Oct. 27, 2012. She joins sisters Avery and Lila and brother Donovan. They live in San Diego.
Timothy Bowman '00 was sworn in to the Alaska State Bar Assocaiton May 21, 2009.
Jeff Bolger ’00 and Jen (Jacobs) Bolger ’00 welcomed Brody Patrick Bolger on July 17, 2012. Brody joins big brother, Ben. Jeff works at Cisco Systems as a Sr. Operations Manager and Jen is a realtor with The Jacobs Team; the Bolger family resides in Monterey.
Gina Policastri ’00, J.D. ’03 is a partner at Lonich & Patton, LLP in San Jose. She is certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a Family Law Specialist. She and her husband welcomed a baby girl, Bianca, in 2011. The family lives in Willow Glen.
Ricardo Benavidez '00 was named to the Silicon Valey Business Journal's 40 under 40 list for 2016.
As Cisco’s government and community relations manager, Benavidez granted $16 million-plus in cash and millions more in product donations to Bay Area nonprofits. Now as a program manager with Google, he helps design and build workplaces that inspire and energize employees. He serves on the board of the San Jose-based Shortino Foundation, and at Year Up, he mentors at-risk/under-served students.
Sowmya Ayyar '00 lives in Bangalore, India, and is the founder and executive director of Prafull Oorja Charitable Foundation, an organization co-founded with Madeleine Sears '11. Prafull Oorja brings yoga and other holistic practices to populations in need, such as special needs children and rural women.
Pascal Stang '98 and Hilary Armstrong '00 welcomed baby Alexa Marguerite Carina on March 22, 2015. They live in San Jose.
Melissa Amaral ’00 and husband Nick Anastassatos welcomed their first child, Tiago George, on April 27, 2012. The family lives in Reno, Nev.
Nate Aldworth '00 and Stephanie (Merlo) Aldworth '00 are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Samantha Claire. She was born on May 16, 2009. The three Aldworths live happily in San Diego, where Nate teaches history at Coronado High School, Stephanie works in finance at Qualcomm, and Samantha works hard at trying to roll over.
Jane Duong Davaransky ’00 and husband Anthony announce the birth of Carson Thai Davaransky, born on April 27, 2014. Carson spent 5 weeks at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford for apnea, aspiration, and reflux. He is now home with mom, dad, and big sister Emerson. He is growing and improving every day.
Armin Zoufonoun ’98, J.D. '01 was profiled in the SF Gate article "Meet The Iranian Musician Who Hammered Out Facebook's $1 Billion Instagram Deal In Zuckerberg's Living Room" in April. Zoufonoun, Facebook's director of corporate development, has only been at the company for a little more than a year. Before that, he worked for Google.
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Rashanda (Isaacs-Jones) Zakem '01 earned her Master's of Arts in Teaching in August 2010. She lives in the Los Angeles area with her husband Eric and 3 year old son Samuel Caleb.
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Dana Wolfe '01 is engaged to be married to Erin Brigham, Ph.D., August 2011. The couple lives in San Francisco.
Freshman Dorm: Campisi
Dana Wolfe '01 writes: "On Aug. 13, 2011, Erin Brigham, Ph.D., and I were married at St. Joseph's, a Jesuit parish in Seattle. I am the marketing director for Paradigm Management Services and Erin teaches in the Theology and Religious Studies Department at University of San Francisco. We live in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood."
Anna Weyher ’01 is the principal investigator and founder of the Kasanka Baboon Project, formed in 2010 for the study of a group of Kinda baboons (Papio cynocephalus kindae) in Kasanka National Park, Zambia.
Julia M. Wei J.D. ’01 and Ken Leung ’89 welcomed their second son, Jet Leung, in May 2011. Julia continues to practice real estate litigation in Palo Alto and Ken is a technology executive at an analytics company also in Palo Alto.