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Sean Gallagher J.D. was a public defender in Santa Cruz for more than 20 years before he and his wife, Liz, an emergency room nurse, moved to the big island of Hawaii, where Sean now works as a beach lifeguard with the Hawaii Fire Department. He also teaches part time at the local high school.


Roger A. Laux MBA is president of the Silicon Valley San Jose chapter of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants for 2007-08. Roger is a consultant for Pinnacle Intertech, a management and technology consulting organization in San Jose.

Rodney G. Moore J.D. was elected president of the National Bar Association for the 2008-09 term. Moore is a member of the Atlanta Litigation, Labor and Employment, and Media and Entertainment practices. He is the first Georgia lawyer ever elected to serve as president of the National Bar Association. He is also a member of 100 Black Men of America’s Atlanta Chapter, has served on the Board of Visitors and the Alumni Board for the University’s law school, and as trustee for the Santa Clara County Bar Association.


Heather Crothers MBA was recently named chief marketing officer of Sightspeed Inc., which provides personal video services over the Internet. Prior to her appointment, Heather was vice president of product management at Intuit, where she worked for 13 years.


Cyril Rayan MBA has written Moving From Vision to Reality: Happy About Fulfilling Your True Purpose (Happy About, $19.95). The book uses seven steps and includes exercises and asks questions meant to help you define and act upon your vision of leadership.