Alumni on the Move
ClearTech Ventures, LLC:
Mike Toribio, '11, has been named managing director. Based in Auburn Hills, Mich., the firm invests in such technologies as electro-optics, sensors, weaponry, clean/alternative energy, lightweight power sources, and communications and software systems.
Tim Fagan, '97, has joined as chief operating officer. Based in Whiting, Ind., the company offers online coupon codes and printable coupons.
Del Monte Foods:
M. Carl Johnson, '72, has been appointed executive vice president, brands. The company makes retail food and pet products and is based in San Francisco.
Elkhart Brass Mfg. Co., Inc.:
Tomas Saavedra, '99, has been named vice president of international sales. Headquartered in Elkhart, Ind., the company manufactures firefighting and fire protection equipment.
Karl Wassmann, '75, has been appointed to the newly created position of executive vice president, US corporate development. Based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the molecular diagnostics company develops blood-based biomarker tests for early disease detection and health management.
ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd.:
Helen Kim, '88, has been appointed to the board of directors. The clinical-stage company develops immune-based therapies for treatment of brain and other cancers. It is based in Los Angeles. Kim is the chief business officer of NGM Biopharmaceuticals.
Hal Halladay, '90, has been named senior vice president of corporate development. Based in Gilbert, Ariz., the company makes sales and marketing automation software.
Dick Antoine, '72, has joined the global board and CEO services practice as senior advisor on CEO and C-suite succession planning. The executive recruitment firm is headquartered in Los Angeles.
LDI Ltd. LLC:
J. A. Lacy, '96, has joined as president and chief operating officer. The investment company is headquartered in Indianapolis.
National Business Incubation Association:
Darlene Ryan, '78, has been elected secretary of the board of directors. Based in Athens, Ohio, the organization aims to advance business incubation and entrepreneurship.
New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center:
Richard Friedman, '02 (XP-71), has joined as chief of the division of pediatric cardiology. The hospital and medical center is located in New York.
New York Society of Security Analysts:
Nathan Ronen, '92, has rejoined as CFA exam prep course instructor, effective January 2012. The organization is a forum for business professionals in the New York area.
Venkat Nettimi, '07, has joined as head of the strategic consulting practice. The boutique consulting firm is headquartered in Alexandria, Va.
Anna Haghgooie, '08, has been named managing director and will sit on advisory boards for the health care companies the firm invests in. She also will help lead investment in the newly-closed BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners Fund II. The venture capital firm and business incubator is based in Chicago.
Waste Management, Inc.:
Steven Preston, '85, has been appointed executive vice president of finance, recycling and energy services. The waste disposal firm is headquartered in Houston.
Western Manganese Limited:
Christopher Clower, '97, has joined the board as a nonexecutive director. The manganese exploration company is headquartered in Pert, Australia. Clower is managing director of Borneo Brothers Limited.