Terrier Volume 79, Number 1 - Fall 2015 - Page 18

Sam Mezzich ’88 was named president of Coverys Specialty Insurance Company, a new excess and surplus lines underwriting company for the healthcare industry. Mezzich has more than 25 years of medical professional underwriting experience, most recently as regional vice president of Arch Insurance. He also worked at GE Capital/ERC, CNA, AIG, and MLMIC. Caitlin Smith Gilson ’03 was recently appointed academic dean and tutor in Philosophy and Theology at Newman College in Ireland. Her most recent book The Political Dialogue of Nature and Grace: Toward a Phenomenology of Chaste Anarchism will be published in September. Christopher Johnson ’89 established the Sacramento-based risk management consulting firm riskthinktank in June 2014. As principal, he provides enterprise risk management consulting services to public entities, corporations, private equity, and non-profits. riskthinktank.com Makwinder Kaur-McNeil ’05 and her husband, Chris McNeil, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Kiran Ajooni Kaur-McNeil, born last November. Kaur-McNeil is an Adjunct Instructor at the College, while her husband is SFC’s Director of Support Services. Deana M. Agostino ’05 and her husband, Sandro, are the proud parents of Gianna Reese who was born last August. Antonevia ’04 and Julian ’06 Oddman are now the proud parents of Myles Oddman, born last May. Myles is the couple’s second child, and joins big brother, Noah. 1990s Mark Nurse ’98 is managing director of portfolio management and relationship management of The Glenmede Trust Company in Princeton, NJ. He was previously investment director for PNC Wealth Management in New Jersey. Tamás Bakacs ’99 is now a member of the Advisory Board of Skyharbour Resources Ltd. He is also a portfolio manager at ACCESS Fund Management Ltd., where he manages a junior mining-focused commodity equity fund in Budapest, Hungary. Nancy Marano Lunsford ’03 and her husband, Michael, recently welcomed their second son, Bowen Louis Lunsford, into the world. Bowen joins big brother, Noah, and big sister, Vanessa, ages five and 14, respectively. John P. Montes ’09 recently won Shamrock Shuffle 10K race in Summerville, SC, with a time of 37 minutes, 25 seconds. Montes is a U.S. Air Force logistics officer, and lives in North Charleston, SC. Joseph ’09, Alan ’10, and Steven ’14 Stuto are all following in their father’s footsteps and pursuing podiatry. Joseph and Alan are completing their podiatric residency training, while Steven is in his first year of podiatric education. Their father, Dr. Joseph C. Stuto, oversees two practices, one located on Remsen Street, one block from the College. 2010s Thalita Paladino Isailovic ’11 wed Aleksandar Isailovic ’14 at Boca Dunes Country Club in Boca Raton, FL. In attendance were fellow Terriers, Zoltan Danko ’12, Marko Dedovic ’10, Andrea Dolnay ’12, Melissa Manning ’10, Matthew Milk ’14, Lily Rodriguez ’11, and Paloma Szivos ’13. Stephanie Tineo ’11 is now a clinical assistant at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. 2000s Maria Caramico Blandino ’03 and her husband, Gaetano, are the proud parents of Valentina Marie, born this past July. Maria is associate director of financial aid at the College. Amanda Pileggi ’07 is now president of the Women Lawyers Association, Mid-Michigan Chapter. Pileggi practices law as a member of the litigation group at Willingham & Coté in East Lansing. She earned her JD from Michigan State University College of Law. Paul A. Morisi ’06 recently wed Alison Laird. The couple took part in a program called Sposi Novelli, in which newlywed couples meet with and are blessed by the Pope in St. Peter’s Square, Vatican City, Rome. The couple spoke with Pope Francis and told him of the love the Diocese of Brooklyn has for his holiness. Sarah M. Bratton Hughes ’07 and her husband, Andrew, are now the proud parents of Andrew James Hughes, born this past July. Madalyn Hanley ’80 graduated from St. Francis and a week later began working for Brooklyn Union Gas. Thirty-four years later, she’s reversed that path, returning to her alma mater as chief information officer (CIO). A Business Management major, Hanley joined the management training program at Brooklyn Union and requested a job in the computer programming division. She says her strong background in math and logic were a perfect match for a field that was still in its infancy. She spent the next three decades with Brooklyn Union, then KeySpan, and ultimately National Grid, in a variety of senior management positions: programmer, systems analyst, manager of major corporate application systems, data warehouses, and project management offices. Hanley was also instrumental in leading the company’s IT division through a number of mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. She even spent nearly three years in England where she served as National Grid’s vice president of the United Kingdom-based IT organization. As retirement from National Grid drew near, Hanley began teaching Leadership and Management courses at St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn. But when the CIO position opened at St. Francis College, she quickly decided to return to Brooklyn Heights to tackle the technology challenges of college life. “We used to live in a world where technology was scary and people kept th