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Spring 2022

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1958

The late Richard J. “Dick” Barry, Saugus, Mass., was recognized posthumously as the town’s senior center was named in his honor. The “Saugus legend” was widely known for his involvement in the Little League and CYO Basketball programs, local politics and, of course, the senior center.

1974

Jack Cummings, St. Johnsbury, Vt., has moved on from St. Johnsbury Academy after 43 years. He served the school in a variety of roles, most recently as associate headmaster. He is now CEO of the Kingdom Development Company.

1984

 

Michael Corey, P ’14, Milton, Mass., was awarded a Doctor of Business Administration from Temple University in May 2021. He shares: “My dissertation was ‘The Impact of Advisor’s Knowledge and Experience on the Performance of Owner-Manager Companies.’” Corey is the co-founder of LicenseFortress, which helps clients stay compliant with Oracle licensing.

1985

Kent Gregoire, Corinth, Vt., has been certified as a consultant of conscious capitalism by Conscious Capitalism Inc. He is a founding member of 100 Months to Change NL, which works to expand the definition of business success — from a sole focus on financial performance to maximizing performance in six areas essential for a socially and environmentally sustainable world. The alumnus has more than three decades’ experience helping businesses “establish and pursue a clear purpose beyond profit,” as founder and CEO of Symphony Advantage.

1986

Kevin P. Martin Jr., MST ’92, Milton, Mass., reports that Kevin P. Martin & Associates PC, a top Massachusetts-based accounting, consulting and tax firm, has joined CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading advisory, assurance and tax firms in the United States — and now among the top 10 in Massachusetts. “My dad, Kevin P. Martin ’63, founded our practice over 50 years ago and we will continue to honor his legacy every day,” he writes, noting that the change brings several other Bentley alumni to CohnReznick. “This is an exciting move for our firm, at the right time in the marketplace.”

Laurie (Peterson) Zaucha, Pittsford, N.Y., joined Congruity Group’s board of directors.

1987

Richard Duffy, MSA, Tamarac, Fla., has published Musings of a Mystical Accountant, which he describes as “a collection of my experiences and opinions, primarily from the mystical/occult side.”

Sharon Nikosey, MBA, Wakefield, Mass., is an active member of the Bentley Alumni and Family Book Club, which met online in December 2021 to discuss The Midnight Library by Matt Haig. “It was a good read,” she reports, and urges fellow Falcons to join and participate as often or as little as they like. “Most members agree that it encourages them to read about topics they may not have picked on their own; and it’s usually enjoyable!” Join the book club.

Jim Sano, MBA, Medfield, Mass., is enjoying semi-retirement, spending time remodeling his home with wife Joanne, attending Franciscan University for his master’s degree in Catechesis and Evangelization, and writing novels. His fourth, Van Horn, was released in November 2021. The main character’s search for his kidnapped daughter takes readers to cartel-controlled towns on the Texas-Mexico border.

1988

John Brown, Cohasset, Mass., has retired after 25 years’ service as director of administration and finance for the Massachusetts Disabled Persons Protection Commission. He is devoting more time to his entrepreneurial passion: Chelsea Fire Hot Sauce LLC. “My Chelsea Fire Wicked Hot Sauce combination of habanero and ghost pepper has been on New England retail shelves for 10 years,” he writes, citing Whole Foods Market, Market Basket and Big Y as examples. As of January 2022, vendors include Whole Foods Market locations in Florida. A portion of gross sales proceeds goes to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, which helps the families and co-workers of those who lost their lives.

Angelo Manioudakis, Boston, Mass., is chief investment officer at Northern Trust Asset Management. He held senior roles at several global financial firms over his 32-year career, the most recent being managing partner with Lantern Harbor Investment Partners, an alternative investment firm that he co-founded.

1989

In December 2021, Wendy (Kloskowski) Fielding, Grantham, N.H., was promoted to the position of chief financial officer for Dartmouth-Hitchcock and system vice president for finance for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System.

Richard Howell, Foxboro, Mass., of The Bulfinch Group, has earned the designation Five Star Wealth Manager, as featured in the February 2022 issue of Boston magazine.

1990

Julie A. Zolfo, Largo, Fla., released a book in July 2021: The Way of the Traveler’s H.E.A.R.T. It landed on the Amazon bestseller list in 11 travel and adventure categories (taking the no. 1 spot in three of them). The book’s subtitle — Experience the Fullness and Variety of Life … With or Without a Passport — speaks not only to her experience as a world traveler but also her professional work as a life coach. She guides clients in developing a mindset that treats each day like a new adventure.

1991

Terry Apruzzese Days, Andover, Mass., has become a principal at Modera Wealth Management LLC, a national fee-only comprehensive financial planning firm with offices in seven states. She joins Modera’s ownership group after having served as compliance officer since 2019. The alumna is the founding vice archon of the Zeta Delta chapter of Phi Sigma Sigma.

Pamela (Krull) Rosenberg and her husband, Steve, Newton Center, Mass., have launched The One By One Project to help Greater Boston nonprofits cover client needs that fall outside the organization’s mission. The goal is to fill gaps that, when left unpaid, can quickly turn into a crisis for a family. They were inspired by Steve Alperin ’87 and Michael Connelly ’86, two co-founders of Boston Bullpen Project, which provides a similar service. Learn more.

1992

Former Bentley men’s ice hockey player Dan Connolly, Marshfield, Mass., was elected to the Massachusetts High School Hockey Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame in 2021.

Michael Meehan, MSF ’00, MSFP ’00, Topsfield, Mass., was named a shareholder of TFC Financial. He serves as vice president and client adviser at the independent, fee-only firm, which is majority owned by its staff. The alumnus joined TFC Financial in spring 2020 and holds certified financial planner, certified public accountant and personal financial specialist credentials, as designated by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Sharliese Smith married Ronald Ballard on September 5, 2021, at Homewood Suites in Stratford, Conn. The couple resides in Bridgeport.

1993

Terry McMahon, Needham, Mass., was named a managing director at Morgan Stanley.

1996

Monique (Young) Jefferson, Brooklyn, N.Y., was included in the 2021 list of 25 Influential Black Women in Business by The Network Journal, an award-winning business magazine for African-American professionals, corporate executives and business owners. The alumna is the chief human resources officer at New York Public Radio.

Damien Stile, Garden City, N.Y., is now chief executive officer at Alba Wheels Up. He will set corporate strategy and manage overall operations at the industry-leading freight forwarder, customs broker and e-commerce logistics provider.

1997

Suz (Parks) Bourgault and husband Joe, Portland, Maine, welcomed baby girl Nicole on July 8, 2021.

1999

Lawyer and longtime social justice advocate Kiana Pierre-Louis, Sharon, Mass., was appointed the first assistant dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) at Northeastern University School of Law. Her charge is to create and implement the school’s strategic vision and plan for DEI, while also leading and facilitating new initiatives and activities that promote DEI among students, faculty and staff. At her previous institution for 13 years — Bentley — she was a much-loved and highly respected senior lecturer in Law, pre-Law adviser and course coordinator in the Law and Taxation Department.

Ken Viciana, Marietta, Ga., is now vice president, global data and analytics products at TSYS/Global Payments.

2000

Mark Milewski, MBA, West Hartford, Conn., has been promoted to professor of Business Administration at Tunxis Community College, which is located in Farmington.

2001

Brad Champion, Westwood, Mass., of The Bulfinch Group, has been designated a Five Star Wealth Manager for the third consecutive year, as featured in the February 2022 issue of Boston magazine.

2003

Bella (Nemernitskaya) Amigud, MST ’05, Northborough, Mass., has been promoted to tax partner at AAFCPAs, a best-in-class CPA and consulting firm known for tax, assurance, accounting, wealth management, valuation, business process and IT advisory solutions.

Michelle Beaulieu, MSCF ’04, MBA ’10, Woburn, Mass., welcomed daughter Anabelle Juliette on October 5, 2021.

Neeta (Bheecham) Beepath, Randolph, Mass., has been named the first director of development at the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, the globally recognized leader in brain aneurysm awareness, education, support, advocacy and research funding. She leads fundraising and donor engagement efforts that build awareness of signs, symptoms and risk factors of brain aneurysms, as well as emphasize available treatments and the importance of early detection.

Benjamin Bielak, MBA ’03, Holliston, Mass., is on the executive team at iSpecimen which, in June 2021, went public on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the ticker symbol ISPC. He spent three years as chief information officer at the company, which works to accelerate life science research and development. Its global iSpecimen Marketplace connects researchers to people, human biospecimens and data.

Susan (Foss) Palmacci and husband Mark, Stoneham, Mass., welcomed Mia Grace on October 26, 2020. She joins big brother Samuel.

2004

Ryan Martin, Mansfield, Mass., was appointed vice president, portfolio manager for the Investment Management Group at Rockland Trust. He works primarily out of the Franklin office and serves clients as far south as Cape Cod. His experience includes 17 years at Eastern Bank Wealth Management, most recently as a vice president and relationship manager.

2005

Celia (Pedersen) Carmichael, Billerica, Mass., has built a 17-year career at Fresenius Medical Care, which is now headquartered in Waltham. “I’ve reported to the same two leaders during my tenure,” she writes. “Both are Bentley alumni: my boss, Amy Cuff ’99, and her boss, Jay Mael ’76.” The positive experience of being mentored by fellow alumni inspired Carmichael to create an accounting internship within her team; current Bentley students are its talent pool. “It’s an opportunity I wish I’d found as a student, and now I get to create that opportunity for someone else!”

Andrea (Boutelle) Doyle and husband James, North Chesterfield, Va., welcomed their second baby, Rowan Shea, on August 16, 2021. Big sister Violet is nearly 7.

After 15 years as a Bentley staff member, Roni Eng, MBA ’20, Waltham, Mass., has taken a position as senior report developer at NEPC in Boston.

Robinson+Cole Business Litigation Group lawyer Amanda R. Phillips, Wayland, Mass., was selected among the Top Women of Law for 2021. The honor, bestowed by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, goes to female lawyers who are pioneers, educators, trailblazers and role models.

Vanessa SalomeSaudi Arabia, and Lina Kettani ’07 have launched My Little Maroc, an online store to help artisans in Morocco during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

2006

Ellen Cliggott, MSIAM, Hyannis, Mass., writes: “After pondering, musing and soul-searching during the height of the pandemic, I stepped down from my position as director of marketing for the Cape Symphony to focus on freelance writing and editing. I’m still handling PR and writing content for the symphony, and also working for multiple clients in nonprofits, health care technology, civil engineering and more.” The alumna creates new content and edits existing content to help organizations clearly communicate with the public and meet their goals. Examples include blog posts, newsletters, case studies, customer stories, signage, white papers, grant applications, press releases, articles and more. “I’m happy to be spending my time doing excellent work that I love,” says Cliggott. “A pandemic bright side!”

Matthew DeBernardo, Winter Garden, Fla., is now senior vice president at Alterna Capital Solutions.

Ryan Feller, Beverly, Mass., has joined Theory Wellness as director, Financial Planning and Analysis. He is responsible for building the FP&A function and team at this rapidly growing cannabis multi-state operator.

Jennifer Manghisi, New York, N.Y., has been accepted into the Executive MBA program at Columbia Business School with an expected completion date of May 2024.

Alissa (Rogers) Massimilla and husband Michael, Bedford, Mass., welcomed baby girl Annika Marie on August 29, 2021. She joins siblings Logan and Ava. The alumna writes: “My husband helped draft my fantasy football team during labor. I was in first place right up until playoffs. Sadly, I finished in fourth, but I’ll always remember this draft!”

 

2007

 

Charlotte (Thomas) Creech, San Antonio, Texas, was promoted to executive director of innovation at USAA, a Fortune 100 company that provides banking and insurance offerings to U.S. military members and their families. As head of the claims innovation unit, she oversees a team of 20 business technologists delivering digital innovation solutions and new business products. 

Amanda (Grant) Dudley, MBA ’08 and husband Brian, Weston, Mass., welcomed a baby girl, Addison, in April 2020. She joins big brothers Lucas and Brooks.

Lina Kettani, Casablanca, Morocco, and Vanessa Salome ’05 have launched My Little Maroc, an online store to help artisans in Casablanca, Morocco, during the COVID-19 pandemic. “This little project of ours is slowly building up, making our dream come true,” Kettani says. “Ever since Vanessa visited me in Morocco during summer vacation, we’ve had this dream to do what we are doing today, together. Bentley friendship does miracles!”

Meredith (Conant) Piotti, MSA ’08, Bellingham, Mass., reports that she is a principal at Wolf & Company, married to husband Evan and a mom to three lovely girls. Her oldest daughter, Reagan, who is 8 years old, has a rare progressive disease called Niemann-Pick Type C (NPC), an inherited disorder where cholesterol and other fats accumulate in the brain and elsewhere. The symptoms worsen over time and center around the loss of motor function, causing problems walking, talking and swallowing.  The disease can also cause memory loss and cognitive decline. There are only 100 people with NPC in the United States and Reagan is the youngest in New England. “We were originally told that NPC had no cure or treatment plan,” explains Piotti. “But we discovered there were two promising experimental treatments with compassionate use programs. Unfortunately like many rare diseases, getting them approved has proven difficult.” In June 2021, Reagan and one of her parents began traveling to Chicago for treatment. Their wish for a more local location came true in April 2022: Reagan is being treated at Connecticut Children’s Hospital.

Jennifer Palmer, MBA ’11, Norwood, Mass., has been a guest speaker for three years running in the Bentley course Interpersonal Relations in Management. Adjunct lecturer Valerie Sullivan teaches the course, which is mandatory for Management majors. The alumna is CEO of Universal Power Yoga and donates one free yoga class to students. Their yoga experience guides a class discussion about body language and its use as a critical communication tool.

Andrew Skolnik, Briarcliff Manor, N.Y., is now a property and multiline treaty underwriter at Hamilton, working under fellow Falcon Brad Sforza ’00, MSGFA ’02. Skolnik credits Bentley’s Pulsifer Career Development Center  for helping him connect with Sforza in 2006. The two have been in touch ever since!

2008

Yvener J. Petit, Los Angeles, Calif., joined Live Nation as director of strategic initiatives and operations in fall 2021. In his role, he partners with key stakeholders across the concerts,Ticketmaster, and media and sponsorship divisions, to outline and implement key company strategies. In addition, Petit has been elected to serve as an executive committee and board member of Communities in Schools of Los Angeles. This nonprofit provides 1:1 case management for nearly 1,000 at-risk students in the Los Angeles United School District, helping them stay in school and achieve in life.

Paul Turner, MSHFID, Matthews, N.C., shares: “In 2021, I started a new career: voiceover acting. Currently, I am a video narrator and podcast announcer for a YouTube-hosted well-being series.”

2009

Nicholas Jasilli and wife Jennifer (Groipen) ’10, Marblehead, Mass., welcomed Aliyah Rose into the family on October 24, 2021. She joins two brothers, 6-year-old AJ and 4-year-old Zachary.

Garrett Stephen and wife Pamela (Newell) ’10, Wayland, Mass., greeted their second son, Caeden, on September 13, 2021, which also happens to be the proud parents’ wedding anniversary.

2010

Krista Huebner, MSA ’11, Auburndale, Mass., was recognized as a 2021 Emerging Leader winner at the MassCPAs Women’s Leadership Summit on October 28, 2021. MassCPAs, in partnership with the AICPA Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee, recognizes women for their contributions to the profession, their communities and their firms or companies, and to the development of women as leaders.

Jennifer (Groipen) Jasilli and husband Nicholas ’09, Marblehead, Mass., welcomed Aliyah Rose into the family on October 24, 2021. She joins brothers AJ, 6, and Zachary, 4. “We can’t wait to turn our children into Bentley Falcons!” writes the mom of three.

Michelle (Brouillard) Rubin, Framingham, Mass., and husband Daniel are proud parents to Kenna Stevie, born on April 13, 2021. The new father is the broadcaster for Falcon ice hockey.

Paloma (Ferreira) Stanley and husband Thomas, MBA ’11, Tewksbury, Mass., welcomed son Jackson Thomas to the world on September 9, 2021. He joins big sisters Vivian and Evelyn.

Pamela (Newell) Stephen and husband Garrett ’09, Wayland, Mass., welcomed their second son, Caeden, on September 13, 2021, which is also their wedding anniversary. “What a present!” writes the new mom.

Bin Wang, MST ’11, Rego Park, N.Y., was promoted to senior manager at CPA firm UHY.

2011

Taylor Fisher, Nashville, Tenn., was promoted in December 2021, from director of sales to vice president of ticket sales and service with the Nashville Sounds, a Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers.

Sucheta (Desai) Hattiangadi and husband Rohan, Seattle, Wash., became proud parents of daughter Riya on May 28, 2021. “Fun fact,” the alumna writes. “Riya was delivered by her father, who is an OB/GYN.”

John Lawrence, MBA, Stamford, Conn., left the General Electric Company after 10 years. He has joined ITT Inc. in White Plains, N.Y., relocating to Harbor Point in Stamford. As director, Talent and Human Capital Analytics, he helps lead HR transformation through data-driven decision-making to support a high-performance culture.

2012

Falcons of the Last Decade

Cody Clarkson and Julia Chopay ’13, New York, N.Y., tied the knot in Playa Mujeres, Mexico, on October 29, 2021.

Daniel Fava and Courtney Swan ’14 said “I do” on October 30, 2021, in Coronado, Calif., surrounded by family and friends. The couple mini-mooned on Catalina Island, Calif., and are planning a honeymoon to Australia and New Zealand. They call Medford, Mass., home.

In 2017, Andrew Lafuente, Somerville, Mass., opened Lafuente Sign & Awning out of his mother’s garage in Somerville. Today, the Everett-based national headquarters and production facility provides design, engineering, manufacturing and installation of custom stationary and retractable awnings, pergolas, shade structures, interior/exterior signage and aluminum shaft flagpoles. Learn more: lafuentesignandawning.com.

Eric Ulmer and Jenna Cavicchia, MBA ’16 wed on October 10, 2021, at Brick South in Portland, Maine, in the company of many fellow Falcons. They honeymooned in Bora Bora and live on the South Shore of Massachusetts.

Renee Watts married John Kubinsky Jr. on May 8, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C., at St. Gabriel Church with a reception at Alexander Homestead. They are living in Charlotte after a honeymoon in Spain and Portugal.

 

2013

Falcons of the Last Decade

Rachael (Litton) Champagne and husband Tyler, Ashland, Mass., welcomed their firstborn, daughter Emma Marilyn, on October 8, 2021.

Julia Chopay and Cody Clarkson ’12 tied the knot in Playa Mujeres, Mexico, on October 29, 2021.

Loryssa (Millman) Dello Stritto, MSA ’14 and husband Tony, MST ’14, Northborough, Mass., are proud parents to son Luca Francesco, born on September 19, 2021.

Taryn Dooley and Hayden Ziebel-Lipitz, MSA ’14 were married on September 14, 2019, at Springfield Country Club in West Springfield, Mass. The guest list included Larissa Brewster ’11, MBA ’12; Patrick Bridge; Michael Bronson; Matt Burns, MST ’14; Kevin Costello ’12; Jessica Hodsdon; Joe Frantel ’12; Katie (Donnellan) Harrington ’12, MSA ’13; Ethan Harrington, MSA ’14; Owen Karl ’16; Brittany Lyon ’11, MSA ’12; Evan MacLeod; Tim Marsh; Luke Mason ’15; Kelly Mazza, MSA ’14; Jaime Petricca ’12; Bentley Aquatics Director and Head Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach Mary Kay Samko, P ’18 ’20; Sergio Servello, MSA ’14; Sarah Temple ’11; Thomas Walsh; and Tyler Winther. The newlyweds honeymooned in Sorrento, Italy, in September 2019. They reside in Tewksbury, Mass.

Ariana DiMona and Dylan White were married in Rye, N.H., on September 11, 2021. The Bentley lovebirds both lived on the third floor of Slade during their first year of college. Other Falcons joined the happy couple, including officiant Greg Bonomo and the groom’s cousin, Andrew Goehrig ’25. The newlyweds honeymooned in Greece and live in North Chelmsford, Mass.

Andrew Goodman, MSA ’14, Glastonbury, Conn., shares that in September 2021, he was recognized among that year’s Emerging Leaders, by Internal Auditor magazine. In November 2021, he was promoted to business project program manager, Aetna Strategic Programs, at CVS Health.

Eric Goodwine, Shrewsbury, Mass., is now vice president, commercial loan officer at Rockland Trust. His focus is developing and strengthening the bank’s commercial lending relationships throughout Greater Worcester and Central Massachusetts as well as pursuing new lending opportunities for existing properties, construction, new development and community redevelopment projects. Active in the Greater Worcester community, Goodwine is a board member of the Worcester Regional Strategic Opportunities Foundation.

Dennis Lagace, MSF ’14 and Olivia Prentiss ’16 celebrated their marriage at The Essex Room in Essex, Mass., where they reside. Many Bentley alumni, family and friends were part of the occasion, which took place on the couple’s one-year anniversary: September 25, 2021. 

Scott Scarpato Jr., Boston, Mass., was promoted to chief operating officer at Automatic Laundry Services.

2014

Falcons of the Last Decade

Tomas Allen and Emily Williams ’15, MSA ’15 were married on August 7, 2021, at the Museum of Science in Cambridge, Mass. Many fellow Falcons joined the celebration. The newlyweds honeymooned in Greece and Spain and reside in East Boston, Mass.

Leah Cauley married Jim Stanton ’15 on July 10, 2021, at The Red Barn at Outlook Farm in South Berwick, Maine. Many fellow Falcons were part of their big day.

Paul Cheek, Wellesley, Mass., was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for 2020, highlighted as one of “the 10 standouts who hold the future of cleantech in their hands.” The alumnus co-founded Oceanworks, which has diverted thousands of tons of plastic from waterways and helped corporate clients like Clorox, Sperry and zipper-maker YKK launch sustainable products. Cheek is a serial entrepreneur and lectures on the subject at MIT’s Sloan School of Management.

Ally DeVoe, MBA ’19 and Janco Cornelius ’15, MSA ’16 said “I do” on September 24, 2021, at Stonehurst at Hampton Valley in Hampton, Conn. Many fellow Falcons were on hand, including Peter Belanger; Phil Chan; Shannon Connor ’15; Ben Demeule ’13; Michelle Giordano ’16; Danny Grassi ’15, MSA ’16; Claudia (Schulz) Kendall, MBA ’15; Dan Lang ’15; Caroline Lewis, MSA ’15; Paul McLaughlin ’01; Luke Mason ’15; Robert Porzio ’15; Chris Ricci ’15, MSA ’16; Ryan Shanahan ’15; Amelia Suda; and Christopher Woods. The couple honeymooned in New Orleans, La., and Grenada, Spain. They call Boston, Mass., home.

Eduardo Villarreal Holguera, MBA, Tampico, Mexico, was promoted to senior director of operations at Walmart Mexico and Central America.

Jessica Jacovino and Cesar “CJ” Pellerano tied the knot on July 23, 2021, at The Aria in Prospect, Conn. Guests included Derek Bressler, Chris Celotto, Harrison Chan ’15, Heather (Eastman) Celotto ’16, Dan Fava ’12, Courtney Swan and Jill (Weiss) Werner. The couple spent a week in St. Lucia after the wedding. They live in Beverly, Mass.

Courtney Swan and Daniel Fava ’12 said “I do” on October 30, 2021, in Coronado, Calif., surrounded by family and friends. The couple mini-mooned on Catalina Island, Calif., and are planning a honeymoon to Australia and New Zealand. They call Medford, Mass., home.

 

2015

Falcons of the Last Decade

Adam Carreiro, MSA ’16 and Melanie Rousseau, MST ’16 said “I do” on August 13, 2021, at the Renaissance Boston Patriot Place Hotel. Many fellow Falcons were part of their big day. The two honeymooned in Montego Bay, Jamaica, and live in Hanson, Mass.

Janco Cornelius, MSA ’16 and Ally DeVoe ’14, MBA ’19 said “I do” on September 24, 2021 at Stonehurst at Hampton Valley in Hampton, Conn. Many fellow Falcons were on hand, including Peter Belanger ’14; Phil Chan ’14; Shannon Connor; Ben Demeule ’13; Michelle Giordano ’16; Danny Grassi, MSA ’16; Claudia (Schulz) Kendall, MBA; Dan Lang; Caroline Lewis ’14, MSA ’15; Paul McLaughlin ’01; Luke Mason; Robert Porzio; Chris Ricci, MSA ’16; Ryan Shanahan; Amelia Suda ’14; and Christopher Woods ’14. The couple honeymooned in New Orleans, La., and Grenada, Spain. They call Boston, Mass., home.

Eric Gaynor, MSA, Winthrop, Mass., has been promoted to manager of cost allocation services at Sivic Solutions Group, a Solix company. 

Renee Guyette and Chris McLeod ’16 exchanged vows on June 5, 2021, at Water’s Edge Resort and Spa in Westbrook, Conn. The newlyweds honeymooned in Maui, Hawaii, and live in Dorchester, Mass.

Kassy (Berube) Naser and husband Mahmud, Berea, Ohio, welcomed daughter Nasra on October 5, 2021.

Jim Stanton married Leah Cauley ’14 on July 10, 2021 at The Red Barn at Outlook Farm in South Berwick, Maine. Many fellow Falcons were part of their big day!

Emily Williams, MSA ’15 and Tomas Allen ’14 were married on August 7, 2021, at the Museum of Science in Cambridge, Mass. Many fellow Falcons joined the celebration. The newlyweds honeymooned in Greece and Spain and live in East Boston, Mass.

2016

Falcons of the Last Decade

Hanna Lucas and Michael Vecchione tied the knot on September 11, 2021, at The Mansion at Mountain Lakes in Mountain Lakes, N.J. After a honeymoon in St. Lucia, the two are living in Oakland, N.J.

Scott Marshall, MBA, Watertown, Mass., was promoted to manager of business systems at CrowdStrike Inc. in August 2021.

Chris McLeod and Renee Guyette ’15 said “I do” on June 5, 2021, at Water’s Edge Resort and Spa in Westbrook, Conn. The newlyweds honeymooned in Maui, Hawaii, and live in Dorchester, Mass.

Olivia Prentiss and Dennis Lagace ’13, MSF ’14 celebrated their marriage at The Essex Room in Essex, Mass., where the couple resides. Many Bentley alumni, family and friends were part of the occasion, which took place on the couple’s one-year anniversary: September 25, 2021.

 

2018

Falcons of the Last Decade

Indre Naujokaite, MST ’19, South Boston, Mass., reports that she has started a business partnership with Ken Sumner ’65. The firm, Sumner & Naujokaite CPAs LLC, opened in September 2021 on Main Street in Waltham. It specializes in tax preparation and bookkeeping for individuals and businesses. The alumna shares: “Combined, we have over 50 years of CPA experience and look forward to meeting new clients!”

Ryan Stark married Brooke Andreozzi on July 31, 2021, at Castle Hill Inn in Newport, R.I. Other classmates who attended: Carolyn Cruise, MSA ’19; Mitchell Dehetre; Casey McKeon; Rajan Meswani; Eric Mogilevskiy; Sean Ryan; and Emma Stoker, MSA ’19. The newlyweds honeymooned in Barbados and St. Lucia. They live in East Greenwich, R.I., having purchased a home there in September 2021.

2020

Falcons of the Last Decade

Renee Perkins, Nantucket, Mass., started her own digital marketing agency less than a week after graduation. Today, Nantucket Island Marketing has a 14-person team that includes three Bentley student interns, a roster of more than 50 clients, and projected revenues of $500,000 for 2022.  “I founded this company with a passion to help small businesses across New England and beyond,” says the former student-athlete. “My Bentley education helped me accomplish all of this, just a few short years out of college.” Company services include web design, graphic design, social media, advertising and email marketing. Learn more: nantucketislandmarketing.com.

Reilly Zubricki and Christine Houghton tied the knot on August 29, 2021, at Tuck’s Point in Manchester, Mass. The alumnus writes: “We honeymooned on Mount Desert Island in Maine and enjoyed the beautiful hikes, mountains, lakes and seashore of Acadia National Park.” The couple lives in Beverly, Mass.

2021

Falcons of the Last Decade

Juan Cristo Diaz, Providence, R.I., has been promoted to finance associate at Intus Care, and moved to the Ocean State from Waltham. He has been with the company for more than a year and a half and is excited to continue working toward the same goal: to improve care for the elderly.

Cam Egan, Waltham, Mass., joined The Bulfinch Group as a financial representative in September 2021.

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