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Barbara Dieckman '03 and J. Carlos Orellana '01 on Aug. 6, 2011, at Mission Santa Clara. Also in attendance were fellow SCU alums Andrew Dieckman '99, Lauren Renfort '03 (matron of honor), Yvonne Talavera '02 (minister of music), Elias Portales '00, Mark Reyes '02, Dan Schneider '02, Tricia (Cosaro) Stream '02, Stephanie Anthony '03, Lisa Connolly '03, Amy DeMartini '03, Ashish Patel '03, Christian Pfrommer '03, Ingrid Sandstrom '03, Alisha Rodrigues '07, Matthew Goularte '11, and current student Lane Renfort.
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Nicki (Pichel) Nabasny ’03 writes that she and Mike Nabasny '03 moved to Chicago in July 2011. Nicki is currently the director of external relations at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and Mike is director of sales, Midwest at Wildfire, a division of Google. They have a daughter, Mia, born Dec. 30, 2011, and are expecting their second child in August 2013.
Rachel Boll '03 married Brad Moodie '02, MBA '04 on August 15, 2009, in Seattle at St. James Cathedral. The maid of honor was Ann Holmes '03 and best man was Kevin Ireland '03. Also in attendance: Matt Murphy '02, Mike Garnet '01 and Mike Sanchez '03.
Judith "Judy" Mohr J.D. ’03 has been recruited by McDermott Will & Emery to lead a patent team in its Silicon Valley office. Mohr had been an intellectual property partner in King & Spalding's Redwood Shores, Calif., office for the past four years. Mohr is a life sciences specialist. Prior to joining King & Spalding in 2008, Mohr spent eight years at Perkins Coie.
Mike Loza '03 married Julie (Silva) Loza on October 17, 2015, at Mission Santa Clara. Mike is the regional director of business development at Sanveo Inc. alongside CEO and fellow Bronco Ashfaq Rasheed '03.
Elizabeth (DiSanti) Leopard ’03 and her husband, Jeff, welcomed a baby girl, Evelyn Jane, on Sept. 10, 2011.
Miguel Legarreta ’03 joins Truex Insurance in Stockton after a successful career at Liberty Mutual Insurance, where he was recognized for his outstanding performance by the Liberty Mutual Leader’s Club. Legarreta speaks Spanish fluently, has seven years of experience, and brings a vast knowledge of personal insurance to Truex.
Kim Kelley '03, M.A. '05 and Scott Lafranconi '03, M.A. '07 were wed on June 13th at Mission Santa Clara. Heather Kelley '99 was the Maid of Honor. The couple makes their home in Almaden Valley of San Jose.
Brandon Hummel ’03 writes: “I started Dynamic Sport & Social Club, the Bay Area’s premier club for adult sports. We offer co-ed adult sports leagues in the South Bay and surrounding areas. If you live in the Bay Area and want to play flag football, softball, soccer, basketball, dodgeball, kickball, or volleyball, check out www.dynamicssc.com and come join us. Stay active, have fun, and meet people!”
Andrew Holtz ’02 and Katherine Holtz ’03 welcomed their daughter, Emma Holtz, on March 25, 2011. Emma was surrounded by family and other alumni including Larry T. Nally ’78 and Jamie Nally ’08.
Jennifer Holly '03 has been appointed to Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton's LLP Labor and Employment practice group. The practice focuses on traditional labor and employment issues in a variety of industries, including trucking, airlines transportation, technology, entertainment, environmental, recycling and solid waste services. The firm also specializes in representing clients in union negotiations, organizing campaigns and unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board.
Tamara Hill '03 and Travis Morrow, both of Chicago, were married July 24 in a small family ceremony in Livermore, Calif. The bride is the daughter of Gary and Debbie Hill, of Bend. She is a 1999 graduate of Bend High School and a 2003 graduate of Santa Clara University, where she studied physics. She is currently in her final year at the University of Chicago Law School. The groom is the son of Matthew and Jo Morrow, of Rowlett, Texas. He is a 2003 graduate of North Garland High School and a 2007 graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas, where he studied psychology and creative writing. He is a network engineer with RL Canning in Chicago. They will settle in Irvine, Calif.
Rhianna Henry '03 and Marco Casesa married on October 4, 2010 at Quail Lodge in Carmel, California. They are currently living in San Diego.
Therese DiCola '03 was wed July 25, 2009 to William Reed Henderson, III in Winter Park, Colorado. The wedding party included Kelly Andreano '03, Jennifer Martin '03, Adrienne (Parke) Ewers '03, Meghan (Freeman) Goldman '03, Katharine Tolan '03 and Valerie (Melo) Fantl '03. The wedding was photographed by Cooper Carras '03 and Alison Beckord '03. The couple honeymooned in Argentina and Uruguay. Reed, a graduate of the University of San Diego, and Tess are both in the finance industry and reside in South Pasadena, California.
Therese DiCola Henderson '03 and her husband Reed Henderson welcomed their first child, Eleanor (Ella) Margaret Henderson, on April 19th, 2011.
Therese (DiCola) Henderson '03 and Reed Henderson welcomed Lillian Reed on Sept. 26, 2013. Lily joins big sister Ella, 3.
Amanda Haughs '03 was named one of PBS LearningMedia's 2015 Lead Digital Innovators. 100 K-12 teachers were recognized for their innovative use of digital media and technology in the classroom and the top 30 applicants were recognized as "leads" in the program. Amanda has taught for seven years as a classroom teacher in grades K-5. This year she begins a new position as a Math and Technology Integration Coach in Campbell Union School District.
Venkatnarayan Hariharan M.S. '03 joined Intel Corp recently.
Annie Hagan '03 completed dental school at the University of Southern California School of dentistry in 2010. Dr. Annie Hagan D.D.S. will be returning to the Bay Area to practice with her older sister, Dr. Christine Hansen and Associates in Palo Alto, Calif. She is excited to be able to provide dental care for her fellow Broncos in the surrounding area.
Cynthia (Nulman) Gresser J.D. '03 has been promoted to chief deputy district attorney for the Santa Barbara County District Attorney's office. Gresser has been a deputy district attorney since 2006. During that time she successfully prosecuted a variety of serious cases including murder, criminal street gang crimes, major sex crimes, major narcotics, domestic violence, and elder abuse crimes. Cynthia was recognized as Deputy District Attorney of the Year in 2011 and received the Santa Maria Elk's Law Enforcement Appreciation award for Outstanding Performance in 2015.
James Goodnow '03 and Erin (Ryan) Goodnow '03 welcomed their daughter, Kelly Claire, on March 6, 2012. The family lives in Phoenix.
James Goodnow ’03 and Erin Ryan Goodnow ’03 welcomed their second child, Brody Ryan Goodnow, on Dec. 30, 2013. Big sister, Kelly Claire, welcomed him home as well. The family lives in Phoenix.
Becki (Fowler) Gervin '03 and her husband, Brad, welcomed their first baby girl, Sadie Jo, on April 11, 2010. The family lives in San Jose. Becki is the public relations and communications manager at Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga.