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chadSamuel Spencer, ’11, was named CFO and head of mergers and acquisitions for The Chemico Group. The Chemico Group, headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, is a chemical management company.

No PicBill Williams, ’82, was named CFO of American Tire Distributors, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based supplier of tires to the replacement tire market. For the past ten years, Williams has served as CFO engagement partner at Tatum, Randstad Holdings, NV, a global human resource and executive services consulting firm.

sdeeterScott Deeter, ’90, joined the board of directors of Santa Ana, California-based Iteris, Inc., a leader in applied informatics for transportation and agriculture. Deeter is president and CEO of Fort Collins, Colorado-based Ventria Bioscience, a biotech company with a focus on human nutrition and therapeutics.

No PicEric Goehausen, ’03, was appointed to the board of directors of Orlando, Florida-based MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, a medical technology company specializing in the development, engineering, manufacturing, and marketing of premium medical devices and consumables for detection, risk assessment, and diagnosis of cancer and related diseases. 

No PicClifford Asness, MBA ’91, PhD ’94, was featured in Forbes in a profile titled, “How Cliff Asness Became a Billionaire By Building a Kind of Vanguard of Hedge Funds.” Forbes discusses the success of AQR Capital Management, of which Asness is co-founder, managing principal, and CIO. AQR is a global investment management firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

No PicEric Ducarme, ’96, recently took over Screening Media, a leading digital video agency in Belgium.

mattMatt Ferguson, ’01, was honored by Indiana University Bloomington’s College of Arts and Sciences. Ferguson graduated from Indiana University in 1989, and was honored with their Distinguished Alumni Award. Ferguson is the CEO of Chicago-based CareerBuilder and co-author of “The Talent of Equation.”

davidMarriott International named David Flueck, ’99, senior vice president, loyalty. Marriott International is a hotel company based in Bethesda, Maryland, with more than 6,000 properties in 122 countries and territories.

guyGuy Haselmann, ’92, who joined new Jersey City, New Jersey-based FinTech firm Opendoor Securities in May 2016 as managing director, will launch a new electronic trading platform in April 2017.  Haselmann has been a board member of the NJ State Investment Council since 2010.

kapoor“As long as I’m having fun and growing professionally, I’m satisfied,” said Kunal Kapoor, ’04, in an interview with the Chicago Tribune. Kapoor became CEO of Morningstar in January. He discussed his history with the Chicago-based investment research firm, its contrarian nature, and his relationship with its founder, Joe Mansueto, AB, ’78, MBA, ’80, in the profile.

No PicJohn M. Liew, AB ’89, MBA ’94, PhD ’95, was mentioned in an article by Forbes examining the success of the founders of AQR Capital Management, of which Liew is founder and head of the global asset allocation team. AQR is a global investment management firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

danDaniel J. Oh, ’00, of Renewable Energy Group, Inc. presented at the 29th Annual ROTH Conference in Dana Point, California. Daniel J. Oh is president and CEO. Renewable Energy Group is a Ames, Iowa-based provider of cleaner, lower carbon intensity products and services.

No PicGlenn Rewick, ’99, joined Deutsche Bank as a managing director in Americas M&A. Rewick was previously UBS’s head of healthcare M&A in Europe, Middle East, and Africa, based in London. Deutsche Bank is headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany.

julieJulie Schaubroeck, ’99, was named vice president of marketing of Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin-based Culver Franchising System, Inc., which has more than 600 family-owned and operated restaurants in 24 states. Schaubroeck was preciously associate vice president of brand and consumer marketing for Madison, Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance.

chadChad Stone, ’98, CFO of Renewable Energy Group, Inc., presented at the 29th Annual ROTH Conference in Dana Point, California. Ames, Iowa-based Renewable Energy Group is a provider of cleaner, lower carbon intensity products and services.

jawaharJawahar Vadivelu, ’03 (AXP-2), was named vice president of ICC India, an allied body of FICCI, and the Indian Affiliate of the Paris-based International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

No PicPeter W. Washington, ’09, was promoted to director of Capx Partners, a Chicago-based specialty finance company that focuses on private equity and venture-backed portfolio companies looking for debt financing in the $2 million to $20 million range. Washington joined the firm in 2009.

gadhokShilpa Gadhok, ’13, was recognized as part of Ad Age’s 40 under 40 list in marketing and advertising. Gadhok is currently brand manager of the barkTHINS brand at The Hershey Company. She was recognized on the list for her prior role as senior associate brand manager for the Kit Kat brand (June–December 2016), where she led the partnership with Chance the Rapper and the “Give me a Break” jingle. She’s now a finalist for a Milton Hershey Award at the company, one of the organization’s highest honor.

ariAri Levy, ’10, was profiled by the Chicago Sun Times. He talked about SHIFT, a startup health and fitness venture that combines personalized training with medical care, that’s opened up in the River North neighborhood of Chicago. He is founder and CEO.

No PicGanesh Pai, ’09 (XP-78), was named executive vice president of Majesco Consulting Services, a provider of core insurance technology software and IT services to insurance carriers worldwide. They are based in Morristown, New Jersey.

terryLuke Terry, ’09, was promoted to principal of Rehmann. Terry specializes in investment analysis and portfolio design, financial planning, retirement and estate planning, insurance analysis and strategies, and private equity and venture capital opportunities. Rehmann is a Troy, Michigan-based fully-integrated financial services firm.

chirsChattanooga, Tennessee-based Oaklyn Consulting, a business financial strategy firm, announced that Chris Wright, ’12, has joined the firm. Wright was most recently the founder of Foci Cognitive Training, a healthcare services company.