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Olga Diaz ’98 was named Civic Leader of the Year at U-T San Diego’s second annual San Diego Latino Champions Awards ceremony.
Jeffrey Dennison '98 was named one of the "40 Most Outstanding Individuals" on the Kitsap Peninsula by the Kitsap Business Journal.
Jeffrey Dennison ’98 is the director of Marketing and Communications for Washington State University Tri-Cities in Richland, Washington. Jeff provides leadership in producing and managing WSU Tri-Cities internal communications, social media, marketing and branding.
Joe DeLucchi '98 and wife Kim DeLucchi are pleased to announce the birth of their second child, Kara Sophia, born May 25, 2010. She joins big brother David at home.
Amber (Nixon) De Buizer '98 and Dr. James De Buizer were wed on October 10, 2011, in Los Gatos, Calif. They live in Sunnyvale. Amber is a non-profit fundraiser, and James is an astronomer.
Amber (Nixon) De Buizer ’98 has been elected to the 2015-2016 Board of Directors for the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) - Silicon Valley Chapter. She is currently Director of Development at Acterra in Palo Alto. She and husband James welcomed their son, Ryker, on November 18, 2013. The family lives in Santa Clara.
Sujal Das MBA ’98 has joined the executive management team of Netronome as the senior vice president and general manager of strategy and Data Center Business Unit. Netronome is the leading provider of data plane processing solutions for software-defined networks. Das brings more than 20 years of experience with success in leading growth for a number of networking semiconductor companies including Broadcom, Mellanox and Marvell.
Naomi Dalzell Martinez ’94, J.D. ’98 is the managing director of Grupo Tasomi, S.L. She lives in Hong Kong.
Brian Crowley MBA ’98 joined MotionDSP, a Silicon Valley–based company that develops advanced, real-time image processing software for video enhancement and analytics, as director of federal solutions. Prior, Crowley led hardware, software, and services sales efforts throughout the U.S. intelligence community and U.S. Air Force for EMC and NetApp.
Kristen Crowley ’98 is teaching kindergarten special education and developmental preschool for the Pasco School District in Pasco, Washington. She is also attending WSU-Pullman's graduate school.
Lynn M. (Harr) Cole '98 married Peter J. Cole on November 27 2010 in Portland OR. The couple lives in Gresham OR. Lynn continues to work as a high school counselor.
Erahm (Machado) Christopher '98 wrote and directed his feature debut, Listen, slated for a release this year. The raw drama is inspired by his work with the educational program Teen Truth, which he launched. He has produced and directed three award-winning Teen Truth films and an operatic film for Bravo!; co-authored and published the book, Teen Truth: Why Youth Have Something to Hide; and conceptualized a live experience that has reached nearly 2 million people worldwide. More than 6 million people have seen his critically acclaimed Teen Truth series, and he has traveled the globe speaking to more than 700,000 people in schools, government agencies, and corporations.
Religious studies professor Socorro Castañeda-Liles '98 recently shared her inspiring life story in Visión magazine, from a grim childhood in Mexico to a career in academia. She's currently working on a book about the Catholic devotion of Latinas to be published by Oxford University Press, and co-editing a volume of stories by artists, academics, professionals, and entrepreneurs who share similar stories about coming to the United States. Her husband is Josef Castañeda-Liles, development research director at SCU, and they have a daughter. Socorro is also a co-founder of the Sacred Heart Parish Computer Center and a founding member of the San Jose's Parque de Padre Mateo Sheedy commitee.
Jason M. Caskey ’98 is an attorney in the Intellectual Property and Information Technology group at Kutak Rock LLP, specializing in technology licensing, copyright, trademarks, and commercial transactions. His wife, Kirsten, and he welcomed their son Daniel Patrick on December 26, 2011, joining big sisters Grace (6) and Claire (4). The family lives in Omaha, Nebraska, but Jason makes it back to the Bay Area to visit with clients and friends as often as possible.
Jason M. Caskey KUTAK ROCK LLP 1650 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68102 Phone: (402) 346-6000 Direct: (402) 661-8601 email@example.com www.linkedin.com/in/jasoncaskey/
Rogelio Calderon '98 and married Karen Conoley on Jan. 10, at Ashley Manor in Phoenix, Ariz. Bryan Stofferahn served as a groomsman. Other alumni in attendance: Mark Brower '99, Tim Henward '99, and Chris and Stacy (Collins) Burbach.
Eileen Briggs Brinker '98 and Aaron Lynn Brinker '98 welcome with great joy a son, Andrew Briggs Brinker. Born August 31, 2010, he weighed 9 lbs. 3 oz. and 20 inches long. He joins big sisters, Mia Grace (5 yo) and Reese Marie (2.5 yo).
Aaron ’98 and Eileen (Briggs) Brinker ’98 welcomed their fourth child, Tyler Lynn Brinker, on March 6, 2012. Weighing 9 pounds and 21 inches, he joins siblings Mia (6), Reese (3.5), and Andrew (1.5).
Blake Boznanski '98 and Erica Milanese '03 were married on August 21, 2010 at Notre Dame des Victoires parish in San Francisco. The wedding party included Tom Trewin '98, Zach Finley '98, Jeff Cassidy '98, Fergus McCreary '98, Kate Jenkins Monaco '03, Meghan McCormick '03, and Suzanne Raleigh Roberti '03. The couple resides in San Francisco.
Blake Boznanski '98 and Erica Boznanski '03 welcomed their first child, son Dylan Walter, on Oct. 11, 2012. The couple resides in San Francisco.
Blake Boznanski ’98 and Erica (Milanese) Boznanski ’03 welcomed their second son, Beckett Rick, into this world on Nov. 23, 2014. The family resides in San Francisco.
The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Patricia E. Ball ’98 as counsel in the Employment and Labor Practice Group of the firm's Los Angeles office. "Patricia is a seasoned litigator with significant trial experience and will be a valuable addition to our employment litigation team," said Tony Campiti, practice leader for the firm's Employment and Labor Practice Group.
Esther (Zaltsmann) Aronov '98 and husband Alex are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Gabrielle Dora Aronov, on September 19, 2011. Gabrielle joins big brother Jacob, age 5 1/2. The family lives in Newton, Mass.