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UGRD Arts & Sciences '01
McCullagh, Carrie (Lawler)

Carrie (Lawler) McCullagh '01 and Marc McCullagh '01 welcomed the birth of their second daughter, Madeline Patricia on February 27, 2010. The family, including big sister Anna (2 1/2), resides in Portland, Oregon.

submitted Jun. 12, 2010 8:47P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '01
McCullagh, Carrie (Lawler)

Carrie (Lawler) McCullagh ’01 and Marc McCullagh '01, welcomed their third daughter, Catherine Anne, on July 20, 2012. Big sisters Anna (4) and Madeline (2) are excited to have another sister. The McCullaghs live in Portland.

submitted Oct. 1, 2012 8:12P
GRD Leavey/MBA '01
Magann, Sean

Sean Magann MBA ’01 was promoted to vice president of sales and marketing at Sims Recycling Solutions.

Magann joined the company in May 2011 and formerly held the position of commercial director, North America. Magann will be responsible for advancing all commercial activities for Sims Recycling Solutions in the United States, which includes leading both national and regional sales efforts. He will also manage marketing initiatives that favorably position the company’s services in the marketplace.

submitted Oct. 15, 2012 6:30P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '01
Macdonald, Stephanie (Deddens)

Stephanie (Deddens) MacDonald '01 and Michael MacDonald '02 welcomed their first child, son Luke Michael born on April 19, 2010. He was 7lbs. 4 oz. and 20 inches long. Stephanie is a first grade teacher in San Jose and Michael is a real estate attorney in Palo Alto. The family lives in San Jose.

submitted Jun. 2, 2010 2:28P
Lopez, Gladys (Garcia)

Gladys (Garcia) Lopez '01 and her husband, Ivan Lopez, are proprieters of Ultimate Performance & Fitness, which was selected for the 2015 Best of Westlake Village Award. Their business, which was recognized in the Gym category for the third year in a row, was selected for enhancing the positive image of small businesses through service to their customers and the community.

Ultimate Performance & Fitness is one of the largest private personal training facilities in the Conejo Valley, with nearly 5,000 square feet of new top-of-the-line cardio and strength equipment. All personal trainers that train clients at UPF must meet strict qualifications in terms of professionalism, training, education and level of certification. These gifted certified personal trainers must also continue to educate themselves in the latest fitness and healthy trends and innovations to better serve the clients of the Conejo Valley. 

Gladys has more than 11 years of experience and is a certified personal trainer. Gladys' main concern is that her clients feel comfortable and that they are challenged during their customized workouts. Gladys' technique can be described as dynamic training; ensuring that her clients get great results within a minimum amount of time.
submitted May. 7, 2015 1:14P
Leahy, Jessica (Keller)

Jessica (Keller) Leahy '01 and her husband, Luke, welcomed their first child, Isaac Keller, on August 4, 2008.

submitted Jan. 22, 2009 10:56P
UGRD Leavey Business '01
Leahy, Jessica (Keller)

Jessica (Keller) Leahy ’01 and husband, Luke, welcomed their second child, son Amos James, on December 13, 2011. Amos joins big brother Isaac, who is 3.5.

submitted May. 22, 2012 9:16A
Lathrop, Rob

Rob Lathrop '94, M.S. '01 is the new president of Lathrop Engineering, a Paramit company, that designs and develops medical device and life science instrumentation. As the former VP of engineering at Lathrop, Rob brings more than 20 years of experience in leading multidisciplinary teams, project management, and designing and developing complex scientific instrumentation. He has been instrumental in expanding the company's client base, and his optimization of the product development process now enables Lathrop to complete even the most complex projects on timelines no one else can match. Rob's leadership of design and engineering teams through many successful projects over the years has built strong working relationships with clients, as well as their continued repeat business.

Rob has served on the University's Mechanical Engineering Industry Advisory Board for the last 10 years. Finding it important to give back to young engineers coming up in the ranks, he also contributes his time, mentoring, and training as part of his activities on the board.

submitted Nov. 9, 2016 1:11P
GRD Law '01
Klavdianos, Denis

Denis Klavdianos J.D. ’01 is in his third year at Glassberg, Pollak & Associates. He currently devotes 100 percent of his time to collection matters. He has broad based experience in business litigation, including collection matters.

In the area of collection law, he has prosecuted fraudulent transfer actions and successfully pursued individuals and business entities under the alter ego theory of liability by filing adversary proceedings in bankruptcy court.
In the area of business litigation, he helped to prosecute four securities arbitration cases, and successfully defended a corporate client in an intellectual property matter.
In addition, Denis has been involved in four appeals (both as appellant and respondent) in which he drafted all the briefs in appellate cases brought before the Fourth District Court of Appeals in California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel.
During law school, Denis clerked for Judge Socrates Peter Manoukian of the Santa Clara County Superior Court.  He also clerked for the General Counsel of the California Medical Association, and participated in the Honors Moot Court Competition.

submitted May. 8, 2012 1:25P
UGRD Leavey Business '01
Keesler, Christina (Tsiagkas)

Christina Keesler (Tsiagkas) '01 writes: "My husband and Nathan and I were married at the San Ramon Golf Club on Aug. 28, 2010. The wedding was officiated by Elizabeth Barron-Silva '01 and the Maid of Honor was Doran Navarro '01. In attendance were Stephanie Tsiagkas (Melia) '96, Diana Ramirez Zuniga '01, Caren Rocha (Maravilla) '01, and Ruben Barron-Silva '01.

submitted Mar. 19, 2011 11:06P
UGRD Leavey Business '01
Keesler, Christina (Tsiagkas)

Christina (Tsiagkas) Keesler '01 and her husband, Nathan Keesler, welcomed their first child, Mariah Judith Keesler, Aug. 8, 2012. The family lives in Antioch, Calif.

submitted Dec. 19, 2012 12:56P
Justl, Cathy (Miller)

Cathy (Miller) Justl '98 and David Justl '99 are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter Annakiya Yewibdar Eileen born November 29, 2008 in Ethiopia and in our arms forever May 8, 2009.

submitted Jun. 15, 2009 12:56P
GRD Ed./Couns Psych./Pastoral Min. '01
Justl, Cathy (Miller)

Cathy (Miller) Justl '98, M.A. '01  and David Justl '99 live in Wisconsin and are pleased to announce the arrival of Katherine Yeon Emma Justl, born March 17, 2011, in Osan, South Korea, home forever on August 30, 2012. She joins big sister, Kiya, age 4.

submitted Feb. 27, 2013 6:58P
Jonsson, Francisca (Jonsson)

Francisca "Kika" Jonsson '01 married Brian Yeung on September 15, 2016, at the New York City Marriage Bureau in Manhattan. The immediate families of the bride and groom were in attendance, including Erik Jonsson '01, his wife Yulia Protasova Jonsson, and their 8-month-old son Jakob; and Alicia Foster '03 and Chris Foster '03 and their two children Eve (5) and Jason (3). Kika is a fine artist in Berlin and Brian works as a director of Service Experience at Blacklane, a transportation startup. The couple lives in Berlin, Germany.

Contact Francisca
submitted Nov. 1, 2016 5:07A
Johnson, Mark

Mark "Rusty" Johnson '01 is in his first year as head coach of De Anza College’s men’s soccer team and was named the Coast Conference Coach of the Year. Prior, he was an assistant coach at Santa Clara University for 10 years. Johnson decided he wanted to coach a team of his own. During his years playing at Santa Clara University, Johnson played in two College Cups and one National Championship game. His expertise has been recognized throughout the game, giving him a respectful reputation.

submitted Dec. 8, 2014 5:30P
Ireland, Courtney (Dittenbir)

Courtney Ireland '01 married Josh Ireland on November 12, 2011, at the Mission Church. She writes, "Had our beautiful baby girl Kennedy James on November 21, 2014. Moved to Fresno in July of this year to be closer to family. Would love to connect with any alumni in the area!"

submitted Jul. 24, 2015 6:46P
UGRD Leavey Business '01
Horton, Raphael

Raphael Horton MBA ’01 writes that he moved to Denver and is looking for a new job.

submitted Apr. 10, 2013 11:39A
UGRD Leavey Business '01
Hocking, Marisa (Borota)

Marisa (Borota) Hocking '01 and husband Zeke welcomed their first child, daugther Emma Rose Hocking on June 2, 2010. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long. The family resides in Chandler, Ariz.

Contact Marisa
Marisa Hocking
submitted Aug. 25, 2010 2:43P
UGRD Leavey Business '01
Hocking, Marisa (Borota)

Marisa (Borota) Hocking '01 and Zeke Hocking—Bryce David Hocking on May 21, 2012. He is adored by big sister Emma (2). The family reside in Chandler, Ariz.

submitted Jan. 27, 2013 11:46A
Hicks, Sarah (Petersen)

Sarah Petersen '01 married Dave Hicks on September 27 in Vienna, Austria. They met during the 1999 IES study abroad program in Vienna. Ron Petersen '70, MBA '77 gave away the bride. Celia (Aanderud) Yenchik '01 and Tori (Duggins) LoVerme '01 were among those that attended the wedding in Europe. Sarah and Dave currently reside in Sunnyvale, Calif.

submitted Dec. 8, 2008 9:13P
UGRD Leavey Business '01
Hicks, Sarah (Petersen)

Sarah (Petersen) Hicks ’01 and husband Dave—their first child, daughter Carsen Rose Hicks, on Jan. 24, 2012. The family lives in San Jose, Calif.

submitted Feb. 26, 2012 4:35P
UGRD Leavey Business '01
Hicks, Sarah (Petersen)

Sarah (Petersen) Hicks ’01 and husband Dave welcomed their second daughter, Cora Elouise Hicks, on Feb. 17, 2014. She joins 2-year-old sister Carsen Rose at the family's home in San Jose, Calif.

submitted Oct. 27, 2014 10:10A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '01
Harvey, Erin (Hill)

Erin (Hill) Harvey '01 and husband Jeremy welcomed their first child, son Hudson Joseph born on Nov. 24, 2010. He was 6 lbs., 3oz. and 19.5 inches long. The family lives in Seattle.

Contact Erin
submitted Mar. 24, 2011 10:12A
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