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No PicJoseph A. DiCola, ’92, was appointed senior vice president and CFO of Sargent & Lundy LLC. Sargent & Lundy LLC is a Chicago-based oil and energy company providing services for complex power generation and power transmission projects.

No PicGregory C. Hazelton, ’01, was named executive vice president and CFO of Honolulu-based Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc, which supplies power to approximately 95% of Hawaii’s population through its electric utilities. Hazelton is previously HEI’s senior vice president, finance.

David FoxDavid Fox, ’82, joined Easton, Pennsylvania-based Innovative as CEO. Innovative is a market leader of monitor, tablet, and sit-stand mounting solutions. Fox most recently served as the president and CEO of DenTek Oral Care for ten years.

Steve GoldmanSteven Goldman, ’90, has been named CEO and member of the board of directors of Irving, Texas-based FelCor Lodging Trust Inc., a real estate investment trust that owns upscale, luxury hotels and resorts in the US and Canada. Goldman previously served as president of SH Group.

No PicPaul W. Kopsky, Jr, ’02 (XP-71), was appointed CFO and treasurer of Philadelphia-based RAIT Financial Trust, an internally-managed real estate investment trust that provides debt financing options to owners of commercial real estate. Kopsky was previously executive vice president and COO for Hunt Companies, Inc.

No PicJason T. Perlioni, ’01, was appointed vice president, investments, and CIO for the Johns Hopkins University, responsible for investing and managing more than $6 billion in endowment and other assets for the university and the John Hopkins Hospital. Perlioni has spent more than 15 years in investment management. He will join the university July 1.

No PicJohn Stephens, ’99, was promoted to chief strategy officer of WPS Health Solutions, a diversified health insurer and administrator based in Madison, Wisconsin. Stephens was also recently elected to the board of directors of Aspirus-Arise, a joint venture health plan between WPS and the Aspirus system.

No PicDistinguished professorship was conferred on Colin Coulson-Thomas, ’75, at a ceremony in New Delhi at the Sri Sharada Institute of Indian Management-Research.

Marjory KaufamnaMarjorie Kaufman, ’84, was named to the board of directors of Bedford Hills, New York-based Westchester Land Trust, a regional land conservation organization. Kaufman joints WLT with more than 30 years of experience in the investment management and investment banking industries. She is senior consulting principal with NexTier Companies.

No PicSeattle-based Nativis Inc., a clinical stage life science bio-electronic company, announced that Sean Kell, ’96, has been appointed to the company’s board of directors. Kell is currently the CEO of A Place for a Mom, Inc., a senior living referral service.

Michael ReeneAtlanta-based Rural Sourcing Inc, (RSI), a provider of US-based IT outsourcing services, announced that Michael Reene, ’79, has been appointed to its board of directors. Reene most recently served as a senior vice president within PRGX, supporting their turnaround initiative.

Dian SchwartzDiane Schwarz, ’88, vice president and CIO for Textron, Inc., joined NPower’s national board of directors. Brooklyn, New York-based NPower is a national nonprofit that provides free IT training and job placement for veterans and young adults from underserved communities.

No PicEugene “Gene” Anderson, PhD ’89, was named new dean of the University of Miami School of Business Administration. He will assume his role at the University on August 1. He is currently senior associate dean for academic affairs and professor of marketing at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

No PicJoseph Duellman, ’89 (XP-58), former hotel executive turned entrepreneur, is coming out of retirement to run a home health care business. Chicago-based BrightStar Care is a national private duty home care and medical staffing franchise with more than 300 locations. Duellman purchased his BrightStar agencies in December 2016.

No PicDavid Iannelli, ’02, recently founded Hudson Pacific, a data-driven consultancy that counsels organizations on public affairs issues, reputation, and crisis management. Hudson Pacific has operations in New York, Austin, and San Francisco. Previously, Iannelli was executive vice president of global research at Hill+Knowlton Strategies.

No PicDavid Keys, ’04, joined BB&T Capital Markets as managing director and head of the newly formed healthcare group. Richmond, Virginia-based BB&T Capital Markets offers capital and advisory solutions.

Hope knight“Three to five years from now, Jamaica will be a very different community in terms of scale and the availability of amenities here. And that is just going to continue to build.” Hope Knight, ’96 (XP-65), president and CEO of the nonprofit Great Jamaica Development Corporation (GJDC), was profiled in Commercial Observer discussing her role in the development of downtown Jamaica.

No PicKevin L. Kremke, ’99, was named executive vice president to Delek US Holdings, Inc, and Delek Logistics Partners, LP. Delek operates a petroleum refinery in El Dorado and pipelines that collect oil in Columbia and Union counties. Kremke will serve in this role until June 1, at which point he will be named EVP and CFO.

No PicLos Angeles-based Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, filed for its IPO. Scott D. Miller, ’78, CEO of G100 Companies, is on its board of directors.

Mary OlgesMary Olges, ’00, was named general manager, corporate accounts for the central region of Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft on December 1. In her new role, Olges is accountable for $1B+ in revenue serving 1,000 enterprise and upper mid-market clients across 18 central US states.

Christine SchusterThe Middlesex West Chamber of Commerce presented Emerson Hospital’s president and CEO, Christine Schuster, ’89, with its Excellent Non-Profit Leadership award. She was honored for her strong business practices that have increased Emerson’s value and effectiveness to positively serve the health care needs of the community.

David ColletteDavid Collette, ’08, was elected as a fellow in the Royal Canadian Geographical Society for his work in advancing the knowledge of pre-1492 exploration by Vikings in North America as well as his effort to find the warships lost in the 1697 Battle of Hudson Bay in Canada.

No PicAlexey Guriev, ’13 (EXP-18), was appointed vice president, head of the HR department, and member of the management board of Moscow-based Sistema PJSFC. Sistema is a publicly-traded diversified Russian holding company.

No PicRajeev Ranjan, ’16, has recently joined Citibank in New York City as a senior vice president handling operational risk in electronic trading for global Citi trading. Prior to this, he was at the Federal Bank of Chicago for six years and nine months, recently serving as a policy advisor in the financial markets group.

Vogel Vancouver, BC-based CarbonOne Technologies announced that it has changed its name to TekModo Industries Inc. Jacob Vogel, ’08, was named director of the new board of directors. Vogel is the CEO of Boat Holdings, LLC, the manufacturer and owner of several recreational boat brands.