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2004

'04
Bordeleau, Marie

Marie Bordeleau M.A. '04 is principal of St. Hilary Catholic School, in Tiburon, CA. Marie is thrilled to serve the Saint Hilary community as the school principal.  Her son, Charlie, is enjoying second grade at Saint Hilary's.  She is also entering her second year as a doctoral student at Creighton University where she is study Interdisciplinary Leadership. In her spare time she enjoys reading, hiking with Charlie and his dog, Moe, traveling, going to see her beloved Giants and 49ers, visiting with friends and just embracing all of life's many blessings.

submitted Jan. 3, 2017 12:20P
'04
Ali, Stefanie

Dr. Stefanie Hirano-Ali '04 is a dual board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist serving patients in Joliet and Downers Grove, Illinois. In addition to dermatopathology, she also specializes in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. Her hobbies and interests include painting, tennis, and travel. Dr. Ali and her husband, who is a radiologist, are excited to be in the Chicago area with their daughters and love serving the community. 

submitted Sep. 27, 2016 12:36P

2005

UGRD Arts & Sciences '05
Zakes, Vanesas (Garcia)

Vanessa Garcia '05 married Kevin Zakes at Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Sacramento, CA in a New Year's Eve ceremony on 12/31/2016.

submitted Jan. 22, 2017 11:46A
'05
Soldato, Anthony

After law school, Anthony Soldato '05, J.D. '08 worked for a real estate litigation firm in San Francisco. His practice focused on landlord tenant disputes, purchase-sale disputes, and local land use disputes. After moving to Seattle, he worked for a litigation defense firm handling matters from class-action/mass tort defense to pre-litigation defense of civil rights and general liability claims. Mr. Soldato joins the firm as an associate attorney in the Seattle office of Klinedinst PC. Mr. Soldato is a civil litigator who focuses on public entity and insurance defense. Mr. Soldato handles litigation and pre-litigation claims regarding personal injury, civil rights violations, real estate issues, and business torts, on behalf of cities, counties, and business entities.

Contact Anthony
http://klinedinstlaw.com/profiles/attorney/anthony-soldato
submitted Oct. 19, 2016 2:59P
'05
Robertson, John

John Robertson '05 is an investor relations manager at CrowdStreet, commercial real estate technology startup in Portland, Oregon. CrowdStreet provides a crowdfunding marketplace that connects individual and professional investors with institutional-quality real estate investments.

submitted Sep. 8, 2016 12:45P
'05
Pitigoi, Allison
After practicing employment law for more than a decade at some of the largest and most reputable law firms in the world, Allison Pitigoi J.D. '05 joined Newmark Cornish & Carey’s Santa Clara office in 2016 as a managing director to assist clients forging the intersect between employee headcount growth and their real estate needs. Ms. Pitigoi leverages her strong client service and negotiation skills to obtain favorable results for her clients in commercial real estate transactions.
submitted Nov. 9, 2016 1:18P
'05
Field, Jennifer

Actress, host, and beauty queen Jennifer Field '05 was born and raised in San Jose, California, and graduated from Santa Clara University, with a B.A. in Theatre Arts.  Miss Field holds the title of Miss Asian America 2006-2007, and is half Korean, half English-Irish-German.  A host for Kore Asian Media, Ideate TV, and CarHub, she also recurs on Dish Network's Sangre Negra starring Erik Estrada and Eric Roberts and co-stars on Chance, the new psychological thriller on Hulu starring Hugh Laurie.  For leisure, Jennifer enjoys reading, writing, and snowboarding.  An avid hiker, she annually vacations to one of the nation’s beautiful National Parks.  She has visited nearly every national park and monument in the western United States.  Jennifer hopes to build a career in entertainment which includes becoming a successful, respected actress who takes on challenging work that in turn helps audiences empathize with and have compassion for people from all walks of life.

submitted Sep. 28, 2016 3:42P
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
Stanhouse, Kyle

Kyle Stanhouse M.S. '06 and Ignacio Mas Ph.D. '11, along with mechanical engineering professor Christopher Kitts, had a book chapter published regarding new work on multirobot system control: "Time-Energy Optimal Cluster Space Motion Planning for Mobile Robot Formations" in Recent Advances in Robotic Systems.

submitted Oct. 21, 2016 4:49P
'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
'06
Nunnally, Natalie (Evans)

Natalie E. (Evans) Nunnally '06, married Charles Nunnally on July 23, 2016, in an intimate outdoor ceremony in Lake Tahoe officiated by Paul Jockisch '06. Best Man and brother of the groom was Jonathan Nunnally '05, classmate Carolina (Garcia) Wagner '06 was Matron of Honor, and in attendance were classmates Benjamin Johnson '05, Elizabeth Luu '06, and Justin Ungson '06.

 

submitted Sep. 30, 2016 7:36P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '06
Mei, Mayka

Months after drafting her first class note, Mayka Mei '06 moved to LA and changed work industries, thus negating everything mentioned in her previous update. She lives with her husband and dog.

submitted Sep. 10, 2016 3:37P
'06
Lange, Shawn

Engineering firm L2F, co-founded by Shawn Lange M.S. '06, was named #237 on the Inc. 500 list, an annual ranking of America's fastest-growing private companies. L2F drives innovation in manufacturing from laboratory stage to full-scale fabrication (Lab2Fab) by designing and building custom robotic-based production systems. More good news: L2F is the School of Engineering's KEEN industry partner for the quarter. 

 

submitted Sep. 27, 2016 8:36A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '06
Figoni, Elizabeth (Garvin)

Daniel Figoni '03, MBA '07 and Elizabeth Figoni '06 welcomed their first child, Rose Cecelia Figoni, on July 11, 2016.

submitted Sep. 26, 2016 8:36A

2007

'07
Sanchez, Leta

Leta Sanchez J.D. '07 practices law in Mount Vernon, Washington. Her prior immigration experience includes employment with a San Jose based immigration law firm and participation in Santa Clara's immigration law clinic, assisting low income clients.

Ms. Sanchez is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She is an active member of the Skagit County Bar Association and helps organize pro bono immigration clinics and outreach programs in the Skagit Valley.
Ms. Sanchez's immigration practice is complimented by her experience in international law. She previously worked at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in San Jose, Costa Rica, studied international law in Geneva, Switzerland and attended the International Institute of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. Ms. Sanchez is a citizen of Canada and has personal experience with family immigration procedures.
submitted Sep. 27, 2016 1:23P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '07
Reiss, Patricia (McGlynn)

Patricia (McGlynn) Reiss '07 got married at Concannon Winery on August 11, 2016, to Eric Reiss.

submitted Oct. 4, 2016 4:43P
'07
Plaza, Zach

The Santa Clara Alumni Association welcomes  Zach Plaza '07. an assistant director. Zach is focused on being an Alumni Relations regional expert, engaging our Bronco community and building relationships across the globe. Zach comes to us from nine years with the San Jose Sharks. From media relations to customer service and sales manager roles, it's fair to say he knows the Sharks well... but, he knows and loves the Broncos more! Zach truly identifies with the mantra "Once a Bronco, Always a Bronco" and couldn't be happier to be back on campus, contributing to the Alumni Association and serving the SCU community. Zach enjoys following his favorite Bay Area sports teams and spending time with his friends and family, especially his wife and their newborn son.

Zach will be managing the following chapters and groups: Central Coast, Fresno, India, Las Vegas, LGBTQ, Marin, Monterey/Salinas, New York, Orange County, Palm Springs, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, and SCU Bronco Builders Association (SCUBBA).

submitted Sep. 12, 2016 10:48A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '07
Moreno, Marcos

Maren Lovgren '06 married Marcos Moreno '07 on December 3, 2016 at the Saratoga Foothill Club in Saratoga, CA. The ceremony was officiated by John Sabine '07 and included over a dozen fellow alumni and several dozen donuts.

submitted Jan. 3, 2017 6:19P
'07
Ford, Julia (Eisen-Meyers)
Julia (Eisen-Meyers) Ford '07 is the development director at St. Andrew Nativity School, Portland's only tuition-free private school exclusively serving low income students and their families. Nativity School serves 87 middle schoolers, and 248 alumni in high school, college and the working world. The school is 100 percent dependent on private and corporate donations in order to provide wraparound educational services. 

Julia also does catering and wedding/personal event management for private entities through sole-proprietorship of Cocoa N' Lola, LLC. She has a strong background in French pastry with more than three years of experience as the lead pastry chef for both retail and wholesale operations. 
 
submitted Sep. 20, 2016 8:32A
'07
Byrnes, Pat

Pat Byrnes '07 married Allie (Paver) Byrnes '10 on April 2, 2016, at Mission Santa Clara - presided over by Fr. Mario Prietto S.J. '73, Fr. John Mossi S.J. '73, & Fr. Tony Sauer S.J. '71. More than 40 SCU Alumni were in attendance.

submitted Oct. 26, 2016 9:56P

2008

GRD Law '08
Soldato, Anthony
see year 2005
UGRD Leavey Business '08
Robinson, Caroline (Robinson)

Caroline Robinson '08 was recently named Associate Producer of the Disney XD animated television series, Star Wars Rebels.

submitted Jan. 9, 2017 6:24P
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
'08
Leung, Jennifer
Jennifer Leung J.D. '08 received The Young Alumnus Rising Star Award from Santa Clara University School of Law. The award recognizes individuals and organizations in the community who have demonstrated a longstanding commitment to encouraging the advancement of minorities in the legal profession or promoting equal access to the administration of justice for individuals. She is Employment Counsel at Juniper Networks, in Sunnyvale.

submitted Jan. 3, 2017 12:40P
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