Alumni on the Move
1WorldSync: Gary Lo, ’04 (AXP-3), has been named CFO. The Lawrenceville, New Jersey-based company manages product data for businesses.
99¢ Only Stores: Michael Fung, ’86 (XP-55), has joined as interim chief administrative officer. Based in Commerce, California, the company runs 311 discount retail stores, mainly in California but also in Texas, Arizona, and Nevada.
Altamont Capital Partners LLC: Tim Bruer, ’85, has been named operating partner, focusing primarily on food and beverages industries. The middle-market private equity firm is based in Palo Alto, California.
Ascena Retail Group Inc.: Dirk Montgomery, ’90, has been appointed executive vice president and CFO. The Suffern, New York-based specialty retailer sells clothing for women and tween girls through stores across the United States and Canada run by its wholly-owned subsidiary brands, the Dressbarn, Maurices, Justice, Lane Bryant, and Catherines.
Azul Partners Inc.: Pierre Mitchell, ’96, has joined as managing director, also serving as chief research officer for Chicago-based Spend Matters, an online research and reporting site about procurement. Spend Matters is an arm of media, publishing, and advisory firm Azul Partners, which also is based in Chicago.
Bank of America Corp.: Arnold Donald, ’80, has been named to the board of directors. The global bank is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. Donald is former chairman and CEO of Chicago-based Merisant Co., which makes sweeteners Equal, Canderel, and Pure Via.
Clearwater Paper Corp.: Thomas Colgrove, ’75, has been named president of the consumer products division. He had been president of the pulp and paperboard division. The Spokane, Washington-based company is the largest provider of private label tissue to retail grocery chains in the United States. It also makes bleached paperboard.
Fidelity Investments Canada ULC: Stephen DuFour, ’92, has assumed portfolio management responsibilities for the Fidelity Growth America Fund. The company is part of Boston-based financial services giant Fidelity Investments Inc.
General Cable Corp.: Gregory Lampert, ’96, has been promoted and has assumed responsibility for company operations in the Americas, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Lampert had been executive vice president, president, and CEO for General Cable North America since 2008. The Highland Heights, Kentucky-based company makes communication, energy, industrial, and specialty cables.
Greater Chicago Food Depository: Steven McCullough, ’96, has been named vice president of community partnerships at the Chicago-based nonprofit food distribution network of soup kitchens, food pantries, and shelters. He previously served on the Food Depository’s board of directors.
Greenhill & Company Inc.: Stephen Cruise, ’92, has joined the New York-based independent investment bank in its Chicago office as a managing director focused primarily on the industrial sector.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. (HKEx): Ketan Patel, ’06, has been appointed co-deputy head of clearing risk management. The company runs securities and derivatives markets in Hong Kong and clearing houses for those markets.
Houlihan Lokey Inc.: Rick Nathan, ’93, has joined the Los Angeles-based investment bank’s Chicago office as director in financial advisory services.
Isles Ranch Partners LLC: Neal Johnson, ’05, has joined as managing partner in the new Minneapolis office. The alternative investment management firm is based in Newport Beach, California.
Jefferson Regional Medical Center: Dorothy Bellhouse, ’83, has been named vice president of integrated delivery system planning and development. The medical center is based in Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania.
Kendall College: Susan Tinnish, ’86, has been named dean of the school of hospitality management at the Chicago-based college.
LEK Consulting Ltd.: Michael Connerty, ’02, has been promoted to vice president and partner in the consulting company’s Chicago office from vice president.
Lincoln International: Jeffrey Corum, ’96, has been promoted to managing director, leading the building and infrastructure group in North America, from director. The Chicago-based mid-market investment bank has thirteen offices in the Americas, Asia, and Europe.
Medline Industries Inc.: Kristofer Howard, ’06, has joined as CFO. Based in Mundelein, Illinois, the company makes and distributes health-care products.
NatureWorks LLC: Richard Weber, ’08, has been named Asia/Pacific commercial director, based in Bangkok. The Blair, Nebraska – based company makes plant-based biopolymers.
Ophir Energy plc: Glenn Corrie, ’10 (AXP-9), has been named commercial director, based in London. The oil and gas explorer also has a corporate office in Subiaco, Australia.
PCS Edventures!.com Inc.: Murali Ranganathan,’02, has been appointed to the board of directors. The Boise, Idaho – based online K-16 education company emphasizes hands-on experiences in science, technology, engineering, and math.
PNC Bank: Scott Swanson, ’96, has joined as regional president for Illinois. The bank and financial services company is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Proactive Worldwide Inc.: John Swanson, ’98, has joined the Schaumburg, Illinois-based research and consulting company as chief operating officer.
Residential Finance Corp.: Nicholas Hahn, ’08, has been named CFO. The mortgage lender has corporate offices in Columbus, Ohio and in Tampa, as well as numerous branch offices across the country.
Temple University: Leon Moulder, ’97 (XP-66), has been named to the board of trustees. The university is based in Philadelphia. Moulder is cofounder and CEO of TESARO Inc., a Waltham, Massachusetts-based biopharmaceutical company.
Unwired Planet: David Lockwood, ’83, has been appointed to the board of directors. The Reno, Nevada-headquartered technology company invented the mobile internet. Lockwood is president and CEO of Salt Lake City-based environmental services and technology company EnergySolutions Inc.