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1975

'75
Portman, Janet

Nolo Press's executive editor, Janet Portman J.D. '75, oversees editorial work on all Nolo books, articles, and websites. She specializes in residential and commercial landlord/tenant law, legal issues related to courts, and criminal law. She is the author or a coauthor of Every Landlord's Legal GuideEvery Landlord's Guide to Finding Great TenantsFirst-Time Landlord: Your Guide to Renting Out a Single-Family Home, Every Tenant's Legal Guide,Renters' RightsNegotiate the Best Lease for Your BusinessLeases & Rental AgreementsThe California Landlord's Law Book: Rights and Responsibilities, and California Tenants' RightsBefore joining Nolo in 1994, she practiced law as a public defender. 

submitted Nov. 9, 2016 1:33P

1994

'94
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

1995

'95
Falcon, Sylvanna

Sylvanna Falcón '95 is the author of Power Interrupted: Antiracist and Feminist Activists Inside the United Nations (University of Washington Press, 2016), the winner of the 2016 Gloria E. Anzaldúa book prize from the National Women’s Studies Association. Falcón is an associate professor in the Latin American and Latino/a Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She was the recipient of two postdoctoral fellowships: the University of California, Office of the President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship (2006-2008) and the Woodrow Wilson National Foundation’s Junior Faculty Career Enhancement Fellowship (2013-2014). A daughter of Peruvian immigrants, Falcón is also the co-editor of New Directions in Feminism and Human Rights (Routledge, 2011), and her work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, including Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies, Feminist Formations, Journal of Women’s History, Gender & Society, International Feminist Journal of Politics, Societies Without Borders, and Social Justice.

 
submitted Nov. 7, 2016 12:37P

1999

UGRD Arts & Sciences '99
Hammel, Abby (Fake)

Abby (Fake) Hammel '99 and Mike Hammel '99 welcomed son Luke James on January 16, 2016. Big sisters Ainsley and Kiley were thrilled to add a brother to the family.

submitted Nov. 3, 2016 11:40A

2001

'01
Lathrop, Rob
see year 1994

2005

UGRD Leavey Business '05
Cuevas, Nicole (Adamski)

Nicole Cuevas (Adamski) '05 married Robert Cuevas in a beautiful ceremony at Mission Santa Clara on July 30th, 2016. Many Bronco friends and family were in attendance. The couple honeymooned throughout the Mediterranean and were honored to meet with Pope Francis and receive a marriage blessing at the Vatican. Robert is an electrician foreman and Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army Reserves and Nicole works in finance in Silicon Valley. The couple resides in San Jose.

Contact Nicole
adamski.nicole@gmail.com
submitted Nov. 8, 2016 10:10P

2006

'06
Welch-Reardon, Katrina

Matthew Reardon '06 and Katrina Welch-Reardon '06 joyfully welcomed the birth of their first son, Liam Jack Reardon, on June 10th, 2016.

submitted Nov. 11, 2016 1:35P
'06
Ritzo, Joe

Joe Ritzo '06 is in his 11th season as the "Voice of the San Jose Giants." Ritzo began with the San Jose Giants (Minor League affiliate of the San Francisco Giants) while a freshman at Santa Clara in 2003 broadcasting select home games on the radio before moving into a full-time role prior to the 2007 season. He has also served as the club's Director of Broadcasting since 2010. Ritzo has additional broadcast experience calling games for Stanford University baseball, Santa Clara University soccer and women's volleyball as well as local college and high school basketball. The Palo Alto, CA native also handles the play-by-play of the 30 San Jose Giants television broadcasts on Comcast Hometown Network and co-hosts the "Inside the San Jose Giants" podcast. He enters the 2017 season having called over 1,500 San Jose Giants games.

submitted Nov. 9, 2016 1:49P

2008

UGRD Leavey Business '08
Pearson, Mandy

After moving to Germany with her family in August 2015, Mandy Pearson '08 started working as a project manager for ichhelfe.jetzt. ichhelfe.jetzt (which translates to "I help now") is an online platform that connects help organizations with volunteers who offer their time and in-kind donations in order to improve the care of refugees. Mandy recently represented ichhelfe.jetzt during the European Social Innovation Competition in Berlin and Brussels, where the project became one of the 10 finalists from more than 1,000 applicants.

Contact Mandy
https://de.linkedin.com/in/mandypearson https://ichhelfe.jetzt/
submitted Nov. 2, 2016 5:52A

2011

'11
Plescia, Marisa (Plescia)

Marisa Plescia '11 is currently living in France and Italy completing her graduate studies in cosmetic and fragrance chemistry. She has learned formulation of skin care products, color cosmetics, and perfumery and hopes to work in R&D.

Contact Marisa
https://www.linkedin.com/in/marisa-plescia-207b93a2
submitted Nov. 7, 2016 1:42P
'11
Patel, Amit
Amit Patel '09, M.S. '11 is a certified LEED Green Associate and Engineer in Training. He is a project engineer at SunPower Corporation, in San Jose, and an engineer and manager of the Drafting Department at A1 Solar Power. On campus in November, he and Angelica Escruceria M.S. '13 gave a talk to the Energy Club about their work designing residential and agricultural solar projects.

 

submitted Nov. 7, 2016 12:10P

2013

'13
Tieu, Dewey

Dewey Tieu MBA '13 is an associate relationship manager in Atlantic Trust’s San Francisco office, with more than five years of industry experience. In this role, Dewey works closely with senior relationship managers to implement investment solutions and provide wealth counseling services to individuals, families and foundations. Prior to joining Atlantic Trust, Dewey was a vice president and associate banker at Citi Private Bank, delivering investment and credit solutions and wealth planning services to affluent individuals, families and institutions. In addition, he is a Level III candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program. 

submitted Nov. 9, 2016 1:14P
'13
Escruceria, Angelica

Angelica Escruceria M.S. '13 is a design engineer at Canopy Energy. On campus in November, she and Amit Patel '09, M.S. '11 gave a talk to the Energy Club about their work designing residential and agricultural solar projects.

submitted Nov. 7, 2016 11:56A

Unknown

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Schwarz, Hans

Hans Schwarz '80 is Qorvo's corporate vice president of business development and strategy, responsible for facilitating company-level strategy development and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to the merger of TriQuint and RFMD to form Qorvo, Mr. Schwarz was RFMD's corporate vice president of business development, a position he held since joining RFMD in October 2011. Prior to RFMD, Mr. Schwarz was with c365, Inc., a web-based energy analytic start-up company he founded in 2009. From 2007 to 2009 he served as a managing director of a late-stage private crossover venture fund. Mr. Schwarz previously served as VP of Business and Strategy development as well as held business development and market development positions with Xilinx Inc., a supplier of software and programmable logic devices, from 1992 until 2007.

submitted Nov. 7, 2016 12:42P
'wn
Rosen, Lawrence

Lawrence Rosen J.D. '94 is both an attorney and a computer specialist. He is founding partner of Rosenlaw & Einschlag, a technology law firm with offices in Los Altos Hills and Ukiah, California, that specializes in intellectual property protection, licensing and business transactions for technology companies.

In addition to this law practice, Larry also served for many years as general counsel and secretary of the non-profit Open Source Initiative (OSI). He currently advises many open source companies and non-profit open source projects.  In 2005-2006 he was a Lecturer in Law at Stanford Law School.

Larry served on the board of directors of International Characters, and on the advisory boards of SpikeSource, Black Duck Software, and JasperSoft.

 

Larry's book, Open Source Licensing: Software Freedom and Intellectual Property Law, was published by Prentice Hall in 2004.

Before he became an attorney, Larry was a computer technologist. He managed computer activities and taught computer programming and data base design at Stanford University, later going into industry where he coordinated the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of data communications products. In addition to helping bring a number of technology companies to profitability, Larry also served for many years as member of the board of directors and chairman of Silicon Valley Credit Union, and has helped form and served on the boards of several non-profit charitable and mutual benefit organizations.

submitted Nov. 9, 2016 2:21P
'wn
Richardson, Stephen
Stephen A. Richardson MBA '89 has served as Chief Operating Officer and Regional Market Director, San Francisco, of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, since October 2011. Richardson previously served as the Company’s Executive Vice President/Regional Market Director of the San Francisco Bay Area from January 2011 to October 2011, and Senior Vice President/Regional Market Director, San Francisco Bay Area from July 2005 to January 2011, where he was responsible for the management of the Company’s San Francisco region asset base and operations. Prior to joining the Company, Richardson served as a Director of CellNet Data Systems from 1993 to 2000.
submitted Nov. 9, 2016 2:51P
'wn
Fujii, Andrea

Andrea Fujii J.D. '02 is a CBS2/KCAL9 reporter in Los Angeles. She was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She took an unusual road to journalism, which, in her words, took her “a little longer than most.” After taking and passing the California bar exam, she realized she didn’t want to practice law and instead pursued her dream of reporting.

Fujii’s first reporting job was at KHON, the Fox affiliate in Honolulu. She then anchored at the NBC affiliate in Yakima, Wash., before anchoring and reporting at the Fox affiliate in Salt Lake City and CBS’ WJZ in Baltimore. She began working with CBS2/KCAL9 in October 2012.

Fujii is married to Whit Johnson, who anchors at NBC4. She has two young daughters and a dog named Nemo. “We love being in LA: the weather, being close to family and friends, and the endless amounts of things to do and see,” she says. Fujii is always up for a challenge and describes herself as a wife, mother, dog lover and food enthusiast.

 

submitted Nov. 7, 2016 1:14P
'wn
Estremera, Tony

Tony Estremera '72 began his tenure on the District 6 board of the Santa Clara County Water District in 1996, when he was appointed to fill out Pat Ferraro's term after the District 2 representative resigned. The following year, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors appointed him to represent the North County. In 2001 and 2007 he served as the Board's chairperson. Now he is director.

Tony has extensive government experience in both appointed and elected positions serving on the Santa Clara County Grand Jury, Santa Clara County Housing Task Force, Valley Medical Center Advisory Board, Santa Clara County Personnel Board, San Jose Municipal Stadium Task Force, (San Jose) Mayor's Committee on Minority Affairs and the San Jose/Evergreen Community College District Board of Trustees. Tony is Directing Attorney for the Legal Aid Society of Santa Clara County. He is an active member of the State Bar of California and the Santa Clara County Bar Association.

submitted Nov. 9, 2016 2:08P
'wn
Chun, David

As an attorney, David J. Chun J.D. '98 has practiced workers’ compensation defense exclusively. Mr. Chun has vast experience in all aspects of defending self-insured employers and insurance carriers on workers’ compensation, 132a, and serious and willful matters. In addition, Mr. Chun has lectured on various topics related to this practice and is available to lecture in accordance with his clients’ needs and requests. Mr. Chun speaks conversational Spanish, is fluent in Korean and has both studied and worked in South Korea. He enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf. Mr. Chun has been certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation law. He is a shareholder and manager of the Fresno office of Stander Reubens Thomas Kinsey as well as the Chief Operations Officer and Vice President of the firm. 

submitted Nov. 9, 2016 2:03P

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