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Elizabeth Bricmont Jarrett '93 was awarded Teacher of the Year at Westmont High School as well as for the Campbell Union High School District. She represented the district at the Santa Clara County Teacher of the Year Celebration.
Lena Sousa Day M.A. ’93 has written A Journey Through My Soul (Poems from My Youth). These lyrical poems range from her teenage years through adulthood and include the excitement of early love relationships, experiences on friendship and betrayal, desperately missing a loved one stationed overseas, and what it might feel like to be disabled.
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Katey Dallosto ’93, a third-generation Bronco, wrote and published Fortune Cookie Leadership, a book created to inspire your sales teams as well as your family team. Originating from simple one-liners she shared with her mother, Ann Carr Dallosto ’65, the guide contains 52 “fortunes” to aid in sales, leadership, and life.
After almost 25 years in California and Oregon, it was time for Thomas Gemal M.S. ’94, MBA ’00 to move his family back to their native Scandinavia. He is enjoying life living in southern Sweden and working for Palantir in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Greg DePasquale J.D. ’94 is senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary at Copart, a publicly-traded company providing online vehicle auction services.
Miles Kelly ’95 is chief marketing officer for OneLogin, a late-stage technology startup based in San Francisco. Kelly spent the last five years running global product marketing for DocuSign Inc. He holds a B.S. in marketing from SCU.
Ignacio J. Guerrero ’95 graduated from the Senior Executives in State and Local Government program at Harvard Kennedy School. Guerrero spent three weeks in Cambridge, Massachusetts, participating in this flagship executive education program with 75 other local and state government leaders from around the United States and the world.
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Steve Nash ’96 and wife Lilla Frederick announce the birth of their 8-pound son, Luca, on July 19.
Allen Eraut ’96 was recognized in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a peer-reviewed publication in the legal profession, based on his work in two areas: construction litigation and product liability litigation defense. As a shareholder of the Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth law firm, Eraut represents businesses, individuals, and insurers in complex litigation involving construction, environmental and toxic tort, casualty, premises liability, product liability, professional malpractice, trucking, insurance coverage, and commercial disputes.
Guisselle Nunez ’97 is celebrating two years as the director of marketing, public and government relations for the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, serving Alameda County in the Bay Area. Her passion still lies in helping organizations and individuals communicate their value through marketing and branding strategies.
Akili Nickson ’97 and his lovely bride, Shana Ahmadzadeh, are pleased to announce their marriage on May 13, 2017, at Grand Tradition Estates in Fallbrook, California.
Mark Emanuelson MBA ’97 writes, “Returned to the USA after working 15 years in Europe, now with digital consultancy Publicis. Sapient, and enjoying Midwestern hospitality in Chicago.”
Mary Cox ’97 proudly lives and works in Amman, Jordan, supporting the humanitarian response to the Syrian Civil War. Through the International Rescue Committee, she helps people recover and regain control of their lives.
Patricia J. Vaughn ’92, MBA ’98 has been VP of finance and planning at Chevron's Midstream headquarters since February 2016.
Christina Turner ’98 has been selected as the new Morgan Hill city manager. She started working for Morgan Hill in March 2016 as assistant city manager and oversaw finance and budget, human resources, information services, and council services. Turner previously served as the finance director and treasurer for the city of Gilroy. She lives in and is actively engaged in the South Santa Clara County community with her husband, a local chef, and her teenage daughter and son.
Steve O’Brien ’98 has been named deputy director of athletics at San Jose State University. Prior to SJSU, O’Brien worked with the athletics departments at the Naval Academy, UCSB, and SCU. A former member of the SCU men’s cross-country program, O’Brien earned a B.A. with honors as a history and economics double major. He also earned a law degree from the University of Southern California and worked as a finance and real estate attorney. While working at SCU, he provided academic support and compliance assistance for student-athletes before serving as executive director of the Bronco Bench Foundation.
Patricia (Ball) Alberts ’98 J.D. ’03 and husband Erik welcomed their baby boy Robert “Robbie” Reginald on June 29, 2017, in Santa Monica, where the family resides. Robbie is joins big brother Evan. Patricia is a partner at Manion Gaynor & Manning LLP and Erik has his own practice in Los Angeles.
Peter Coe Verbica ’82, J.D. ’99 has four daughters; his eldest is at Georgetown in D.C., his second works for the Smithsonian in Panama, his third studies at West Chester, and his youngest resides in Germany. Verbica’s wife is an avid trail runner, placing No. 1 for women overall in a number of races this year. He serves as an assistant VP at a top-tier investment bank in its wealth management group and was recently elected president of the California Congress of Republicans.
Peter Gielniak J.D. ’99 was named president of the Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation. In this role, he will lead the foundation’s philanthropy program and work with local donors on transformational initiatives. Previously, Gielniak was the executive director of gift planning for Sutter Health in the Bay Area as well as a major gift officer at SCU. While attending Santa Clara Law, Gielniak served as managing editor of the Law Review. He lives in San Mateo with his wife and three children.
Christine Winge ’00 has been appointed executive director of AMP Media in Monterey. Winge, a longtime Monterey Peninsula resident, comes to AMP Media from the USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum in Alameda, where she served as the senior director of operations. Her background includes broadcast news, fund development, consulting and operations. She holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology from SCU and a bachelor’s degree in social science from UC Berkeley. When she’s not working, Winge enjoys spending time with her family, gardening and traveling.
Emree Syrah Gaylord was born to April Valenzuela Gaylord ’00 and University of San Diego alumnus Timothy Gaylord on April 27, 2017. The couple married on April 7, 2017, at Pajaro Dunes Beach in California.
Casey Costello ’00 and Jennifer (Sticinski) Costello ’00 welcomed their third child, Morgan Irene Costello, on April 14, 2016. She joins big brothers Mason and Cooper.
Sarah Reagan Christie ’00 has been named to the Treehouse Young Professionals Board. A Seattle, Washington–based nonprofit, Treehouse helps kids in foster care graduate from high school at the same rate as their peers—in addition to helping them develop a plan for their future. Christie is also a senior manager at Deloitte Tax LLP.