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Class Notes Spring 2013

What's new and notable in your life? Share your breaking news - wedding, promotion, award, new job, and the like - with classmates and other members of the Bentley community. Go to the form at bentley.edu/classnotes

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1959
Dena Rohtstein, Wayland, Mass., and husband George celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary on September 1, 2012.

1977
Joe DiLorenzo, Marshfield, Mass., has joined human capital consulting firm Morgan Samuels as an adviser.

1979
Mark D. Schwartz, Smithtown, N.Y., was named president of SHEEX Inc., working at the New York office.

1981
Charles A. DeSimone, Dennis, Mass., was tapped as senior vice president of commercial lending at Bank of Cape Cod.

1986
Steve Ingram, Andover, Mass., was appointed eastern U.S. leader for Deloitte’s Startup and Venture Capital division.

Mark F. Palla, Naples, Fla., has joined the Mortgage Banking division at Regions Bank.

Deborah F. Ricci, Ashburn, Va., earned CFO of the Year honors from the Washington Business Journal.

1987
Pamela (Leslie) Avitabile, Pembroke, Mass., has been hired as treasurer/collector for the town of Scituate, Mass.

James D. Maloney, East Hampton, N.Y., has been promoted to chief human resources officer, global functions, at AIG.

The Phoenix Companies Inc. has appointed CPA Douglas C. Miller, Norfolk, Mass., to the post of senior vice president and chief accounting officer.

1989
Mary Chomas, Chicago, Ill., was promoted to global account director for IHG InterContinental Hotels Group. Her new tasks include managing three top strategic accounts for IHG.  She has been with the company for 12 years.

State officials have brought Glenn Cunha, Brookline, Mass., on board as the commonwealth’s next inspector general.

1991
Mirror Image Internet has welcomed Charles White, Stoneham, Mass., to the post of chief revenue officer. The company provides computing, streaming and content-delivery solutions.

1992
Tom Hughes and wife Heidi are dad and mom to new daughter Julia Marin. She joins older sisters Holly and Katherine.

EdgeWave Inc., a provider of secure content-management solutions, has tapped Timothy Steele, Groton, Mass., to serve as senior vice president, worldwide sales.

1993
Casa Myrna, a nonprofit organization focused on ending domestic and dating violence, has appointed Terry Rice, Medford, Mass., to its Board of Directors.

1995
Matthew Agdish and Ericka Zimnoch-Agdish ’96, Grafton, Mass., welcomed a daughter, Molly Deborah. The family also includes big brother Anderson Axel.

Chris Nolan, Boston, Mass., has been named director of the sponsorship committee for the New England Direct Marketing Association.

Julie (Gilbert) Santosus, Marblehead, Mass., has joined the Boston Club as chair of the NextGen Committee and member of the board. 

1996
Ericka Zimnoch-Agdish and Matthew Agdish ’95, Grafton, Mass., announce the arrival of daughter Molly Deborah. The couple also has a son, Anderson Axel.

1997
Bill Fisher, Newburyport, Mass., is moving ahead with plans to start a small brewing operation called the Newburyport Brewing Company.

1998
Elaine Dickson ’MBA and Easton D. Dickson ’07, Attleboro, Mass., announce the birth of a son, Julian Carter. Earlier last year, the family welcomed 3-year-old Aujahne. Both recent arrivals were greeted by proud brothers Brannen and Jaden.

Kristin Foristall and husband John, Reading, Mass., announce the birth of a son, Cameron Michael. The little one joins sister Kaiya.

Privately held homebuilder Miller and Smith has appointed Jake Oates, Leesburg, Va., to a partnership in the firm. The alumnus continues in his current position as chief financial officer. 

1999
Indigo Asset Management has named Joseph Savarese, New York, N.Y., as vice president of underwriting and asset management.  

2001
Erin Carmody MST ’02, Lowell, Mass., was made a partner at Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico LLP.

Gregory D. Kwak and Michelle (Leveille) ’02, Attleboro, Mass., have welcomed a second set of twins, Theodore Raymond and Myles Gregory.

Christopher Previte, Peabody, Mass., was admitted to Feeley & Driscoll PC as a shareholder. Previte has been with the Boston accounting and consulting firm for more than 11 years.

Kyla (Kenney) Ruane, Sudbury, Mass., was promoted to senior account manager at PAN Communications in Boston.

2002
Jared Antista and wife Paula, Nashua, N.H., announce the birth of a daughter, Cecilia Gaetan. Big brother Wesley Blaze was on hand to greet the new arrival.

Michelle (Leveille) Kwak and husband Gregory ’01, Attleboro, Mass., are busy parents to a second set of twins, Theodore Raymond and Myles Gregory.

2003
FieldEddy Insurance announced the appointment of Michael Collura, East Longmeadow, Mass., as account executive.

Erin (Lach) and husband Andrew Lynch, Whitman, Mass., are delighted to welcome a son, Elliott Joseph.

Cesira (Daukantas) Newcomb, Hudson, Mass., has been named marketing coordinator at intellectual property law firm Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds, Concord, Mass.

2004
Christine (LaMontagne) and  David Carosella, Southborough, Mass., announce the arrival of a baby girl, Madeleine Rose.

Erin Hickey and Thomas Moschos were married on September 15, 2012.

Rachel (Brown) Sanborn and husband Josh, Milton Mills, N.H., announce the birth of their first baby, Soren Paul. The alumna joined financial planning/technology startup firm LearnVest as a financial planner in residence, after obtaining her CFP designation in 2011. She has been a board director for the Northern New England chapter of the FPA since 2010.

2005
Holly Auclair and Brett Fagan were surrounded by family and friends, including many fellow alumni, at their wedding in Gloucester, Mass., on May 19, 2012.

Melissa (Perlini) and Nick Mesite ’04, MBA ’08, Cheshire, Conn., are proud parents of new daughter Olivia Ann. She joins big brother Michael.

Stephanie Weilert MBA ’10, Waltham, Mass., began a new role as manager, perioperative product introduction and process innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital.  She has worked to formalize and strengthen the process by which new products are brought into the operating room. 

2006
Adam Berg and Meagan Jennings ’07 became husband and wife on August 18, 2012.

Lianna Brouillard and Jeffrey MacDonald were married on May 5, 2012. The nuptials took place at St. Mary’s Church in Waltham, followed by a reception at Raffael's in Walpole, Mass.


Caroline Ciummei MSA ’07 and Sean Cooke exchanged vows on September 3, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Seton in Falmouth, Mass. The reception, at nearby New Seabury Country Club, included many Bentley classmates and friends.

The National Center for Public Policy Research has tapped Justin Danhof, Washington, D.C., to direct its Free Enterprise Project.

David Kelly MBA ’11 and wife Jamie, Burlington, Mass., are parents of a new daughter, Ava. Brother Nicholas led the welcoming committee.

Daniel O'Regan, New York, N.Y., was promoted from VP to director of Global Equities at RBC Capital Markets, where he co-heads trading of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sectors. He has worked on the Institutional Equities trading desk since May 2006. 


2007
Easton D. Dickson and Elaine Dickson MBA ’98, Attleboro, Mass., have greeted a new son, Julian Carter. Earlier last year, the family welcomed 3-year-old Aujahne. Older brothers Brannen and Jaden round out the clan.

Kristen Dudley and Nikolis Wasynczuk were married on September 24, 2011, in Bedford, N.H.

Meagan Jennings and Adam Berg ’06 exchanged wedding vows on August 18, 2012.

Werner Krings has been admitted to the Henley Business School at the University of Reading, U.K.

Sarah McKinnon, Waltham, Mass., received the annual Ace Adviser Award from Interise, recognizing her work with the small-business community. Interise is a nonprofit focused on helping small-business owners develop their companies.

Brandon Sexton and wife Amanda, Oxford, Mass., announce the birth of a daughter, Bayleigh Kathleen. Brother Breaden welcomed her home. The alumnus also celebrated his promotion to senior financial analyst at Hologic.

Kristina Scheurer and Daniel Berkeley said “I do” on October 29, 2011, at St. Thomas Chapel on Falmouth Harbor with a reception following the ceremony at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in North Falmouth, Mass.

Ryan Taft, Hatfield, Pa., has developed OnSpot Social, an iPad application the enables business owners to collect Facebook “likes,” Twitter followers, and customer email addresses via iPads in retail settings. Taft is a partner for OnSpot Social. [Please note that the print edition of the Fall 2011 Observer mistakenly credits Ryan Foote ’05 for developing the app; our apologies for the error.]

Doug Watson and Christine Alvarez ’08, MSA '09 were married on June 16, 2012, at Saltwater Farm Vineyard in Stonington, Conn.

2008
Christine Alvarez MSA ’09 and Doug Watson ’05 were married on June 16, 2012, at Saltwater Farm Vineyard in Stonington, Conn.

Peter Cammisa, Montvale, N.J., has started a new business: Innovus Partners. The consulting firm is focused on innovative enterprise performance management solutions, specializing in the Oracle Hyperion EPM software suite.

Cody Clearwater, Miami, Fla., celebrated her promotion to senior manager, indirect procurement, at Brightstar Corp. last summer.

Keriann Merrick and Felipe Pereira tied the knot on June 15, 2012, at St. Pius V in Lynn, Mass. Family and friends enjoyed a reception at the Commons 1854 in Topsfield, Mass.

2009
Amanda (Mongell) Border, Brighton, Mass., marked her graduation from Suffolk University Law School in May. Last fall, she joined WilmerHale as an associate in the Investment Management department.

2010
Beth Davis ’MBA, Malden, Mass, was brought on as a project manager for CSL Consulting, an owner’s project management firm based in Burlington, Mass.

Kristin Laflamme MSA ’11, married high school sweetheart Bennett Guerette on September 2, 2011, in New Harbor, Maine.

2011
Ron Taupier ’MBA, Reading, Mass., has been named managing director and office leader at attorney search firm Major, Lindsey & Africa in Boston. 
 
2012
Niroja Panda ’MSIT, Jersey City, N.J., has joined Morgan Stanley as a business analyst.