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