Alumni on the Move
Alcatel-Lucent: Jean Monty, ’70, has been appointed vice chair of the board of directors at the Paris-based networking and communications technology firm. Monty is the former chair and CEO of Montreal-based telecommunications company Bell Canada Enterprises Inc.
Alvarez & Marsal LLC: Ron Huberman, AM ’00, MBA ’00, has been named senior advisor in the Chicago-based public sector services group. The New York–based firm specializes in performance improvement, turnaround management, and business advisory services.
Alta Resources LLC: Jim Goetz, ’84, has been appointed to the newly created position of president and chief operating officer at the Neenah, Wisconsin-based business outsourcing company.
Ameriana Bancorp: Charles Haywood, JD ’94, MBA ’03, has been appointed to the board of the New Castle, Indiana-based parent company of Ameriana Bank, and also to the bank’s board. Haywood is president and owner of Indianapolis-based Mansfield-King LLC, a contract manufacturer and packager of personal care products.
Ampersand Capital Partners: Eric Lev, ’04, has joined as partner. The health care–focused, middle market private equity firm is based in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
The Carlyle Group: Mitch Petrick, ’87, has joined as managing director and head of global market strategies at the New York–based global asset management giant.
Center for Innovative Technology: Julia Taxin, ’12, has been appointed to the CIT GAP Funds Advisory Board. Based in Herndon, Virginia, the fund manager makes equity investments in the fields of technology, clean technology, and life sciences. Taxin is an associate at Vienna, Virginia-based private equity firm Grotech Ventures.
Centra Credit Union: Brett Vanderkolk, ’94, has joined as CFO. The credit union is based in Columbus, Indiana.
Community Foundation of Wabash County: Patricia Grant, ’82, has been named executive director. The grant-issuing charitable organization is based in North Manchester, Indiana.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Anthony Gibbs, ’08 (XP-77), has joined as Midwest regional director. The federal agency aims to help consumers who are making such financial decisions as applying for a mortgage, choosing among credit cards, or using other types of consumer financial products. It is based in Washington, DC, and Iowa City, Iowa.
Community Financial Services Association of America: Patrick O’Shaughnessy, ’92, has been named chair of the board of directors. The national organization lobbies for consumer lending interests. O’Shaughnessy is CEO of Spartanburg, South Carolina–based Advance America, Cash Advance Centers Inc.
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc.: Steven Randich, ’94, has joined as executive vice president and chief information officer. Washington, DC-based FINRA is the largest independent regulatory agency for US security firms.
Fred Alger Management Inc.: Ajoy Reddi, ’05, has joined the New York–based asset management firm as vice president and analyst, focusing on international equity markets.
Freeport Financial Partners LLC: David Allen, ’96, has been appointed managing director, healthcare sector investments. The Chicago-based investment management firm focuses on middle market companies.
Highland Capital Management LP: Nikki Gill, ’01, has been appointed director of business development at the Dallas-based investment management firm.
La Rabida Children’s Hospital: John Smith, ’88, has joined the board of trustees at the Chicago-based medical center. Smith is senior vice president of investments for New York-based Merrill Lynch Private Banking & Investment Group.
Man Group plc: Anne Lundberg, ’02 (XP-71), has been named US consultant relations head. The global independent asset manager is based in New York.
Manulife Asset Management LLC: Travis Schaftenaar, ’00, has been named director and senior investment analyst at the Toronto-based investment management company.
Monticello Associates Inc.: Brian Harrigan, ’08, has been promoted to managing director from senior investment analyst at the Denver-based asset management consultant.
Realty Income Corp.: Sumit Roy, ’01, has been promoted to executive vice president, acquisitions, from senior vice president, acquisitions. The real estate investment trust is based in Escondido, California.
Redbox Automated Retail LLC: Kiera Hynninen, ’90, has joined as senior vice president of marketing. The company offers DVD and videogame rentals through a network of kiosks. It is headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.
Retrofit Inc.: Kimberly Williams, ’92, has been named to the newly created position of chief operating officer. The Skokie, Illinois-based data-driven weight loss program caters to busy professionals.
Seer Capital Management LP: Richard Parkus, ’90, has joined as managing director and trader for the New York–based firm’s commercial mortgage-backed securities investment strategy.
Stout Risius Ross Inc.: Nick Jachim, ’93, has joined as managing director in the Chicago office. The global financial advisory firm specializes in investment banking, valuation and financial opinions, and dispute advisory and forensic services. The company also has offices in Atlanta, Cleveland, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, DC.
Wellington Partners Venture Capital GmbH: Stuart Essig, MBA ’87, PhD ’92, has been appointed venture partner for the life science investment team. With offices in Munich, London, and Zurich, the venture capital firm invests in start-ups in the fields of digital media, resource efficiency, and life sciences.
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital: Dan Woods, ’92 (XP-61), has been promoted to president from chief operating officer and Wellstar Health System senior vice president. The Marietta, Georgia-based hospital is part of Wellstar, a nonprofit healthcare organization.
Xerox Corp.: Kathryn Mikells,’94, has been named CFO of the Norwalk, Connecticut-headquartered office equipment and document management giant.