1970s Alumni Update Archive

Below are archived updates for alumni graduating in the 1970s. Visit the Recent Alumni Updates page for current news.

Robert J. Pederson ' 79, Treasurer of the U.S. Postal Service, was named to Treasury and Risk Magazine's 2010 list of the 100 Most Influential People in Finance.  From www.treasuryandrisk.com: "At the struggling Postal Service, Pederson launched an award winning cash consolidation project that save $3million in bank fees. (9/12)

Glenn L. Berger '74 is Attorney at Law with Berger & Thornhill in Altavista, Virginia. (3/09)

Gary Bliss '76 is the Director of Performance Assessment and Root Cause in the Department of Defense.(3/09)

Robert M. Byrne '72 is Vice President, Development, at General Growth Properties, Inc., in Columbia, Maryland. (3/09)

Adrian P. Chapman '79 is Vice President, Operations, Regulatory Affairs & Energy Acquisition, for Washington Gas in Springfield, Virginia. (3/09)

Dave Croall '77 is currently practicing employment law and managing the Cincinnati office for Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP, a large Columus, Ohio-based firm. (3/09)

David DiGiovanna '78 is First Secretary, Economic Affairs, with the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo.  (3/09)

Thomas A. Dye '76 is an Attorney at Law with Carlton Fields in West Palm Beach, Florida. (3/09)

Jon T. Elsasser '74 is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at the Timken Company in Canton, Ohio. (3/09)

T. Windsor Fields '71 is a Professor of Economics at James Madison University. He received the Distinguished Teaching Award in the College of Business in 2003 and the Outstanding Economics Faculty Award in 2006. (3/09)

Alan M. Gayle '76 is a Senior Investment Strategist managing Ridgeworth Life Vision Funds at Ridgeworth Capital Management in Richmond, Virginia. (3/09)

John W. Gleason '72 is President and CEO of Summit Associates, Inc., in San Diego, California. (3/09)

Cam Griffin '75 is Budget Director for New Hanover County in Wilmington, N.C. (7/09)

Hada de Varona Haulsee '71 is an Attorney at Law with Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge & Rice in Winston-Salem, N.C. (3/09)

William Hausman '71 is a Professor of  Economics at the College of William and Mary. (7/10)

Linda (Allen) Hunt '74 is an atmospheric scientist doing research at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA.  (3/09)

Kimberly G. Iriarte '78 is Senior Vice President, Treasury, with Tower Hill Insurance in Gainesville, Florida. (3/09)

Douglas S. Jones '77 is a Partner with B2BCFO in Richmond, Virginia. (1/10)

Paul C. Jost '76 is President of Chandler Management Corporation. (3/09)

John Kroeger '77  is currently Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Pinnacle Foods Group LLC, Mountain Lakes, New Jersey.

Steven P. Kurtz '76 is a Scientist, Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, at the University of Delaware in Coral Gables, Florida. (3/09)

Jonathan K. Layne '75 is a Partner with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Los Angeles, California and global co-head of the firm's Mergers & Acquisitions practice. (3/09)

James C. Lewis '76 is Senior Vice President with The Citizens Bank of Logan, in Logan, Ohio.  (3/09)

Evan Lewis '77 is Senior Managing Attorney for Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.

Elizabeth B. Metz '78 is General Counsel with the Pennsylvania Medical Society in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (3/09)

Mark J. Miars '75 is Judicial Services Coordinator with the Ohio Judicial Conference in Columbus, Ohio. (3/09)

Chang-Whan (Peter) Moon '77 is Managing Director at Technology Link in Great Falls, Virginia. (3/09)

Carol (Zirnheld) Morin '75 is a Senior Research Manager  for Westat, a government contractor located in Rockville, MD.

Catherine A. Morris '76 is Director, Energy Practice Group, with The Keystone Center in Washington, D.C. (3/09)sylvania. (3/09)

Arthur W. Nichols '73 is President/CEO of Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, N.H. (3/09)

Cathy G. O'Kelly '75 is an Attorney at Law (partner practicing in the investment services areas) with VedderPrice in Chicago. (3/09)

Robert J. Pedersen '79  is Treasurer of the United States Postal Service in Washington, D.C.  Pederson was nmed to Treasury and Risk Magazine's 2010 list of the 100 Most Influential People in Finance. (6/09)

Margaret (Nelson) Phillips '79 is a criminal defense lawyer in Lynchburg, VA.  In 2010 was honored by induction as a Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation and the American Bar Foundation. 

Robert S. Rycroft '72 is a Professor of Economics at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia and recently had a book published: The Economics of Inequality, Discrimination, Poverty, and Mobility. (3/09)

Frank Scott '73 is the Gatton Professsor of Economics at the University of Kentucky.

Howard T. Smith '79 is Managing Director at Chartworth, LLC, in Portsmouth, N.H. (3/09)

Thomas K. Smith '77 is Vice President, Marketing, at Markel Insurance Company in Glen Allen, Virginia. (3/09)

Paul G. Staneski '77 is Director, Equities, at Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, in New York City. (3/09)

Alan O. Sykes '76 is the James and Patricia Kowal Professor of Law at Stanford Law School in Stanford, California. (3/09)

Carl Tack '78 has been appointed as a lecturer in corporate finance at the London School of Business. 

Avery T. Waterman, Jr. '79 is a Trial Lawyer with Patten, Wornom, Hatten & Diamonstein, L.C., in Newport News, Virginia. (3/09)

Michael J. White '78 is President/CEO of B3 in Burbank, California. (3/09)

Gene W. Wiggins '70 is an Attorney with Richard T. Lau & Associates in Jericho, N.Y. (3/09)

Sharon P. Williamson '77 is Director, Marketing, with WorkflowOne in Dayton, Ohio. (3/09)

Robert Windle '77 is a Professor and Chair, Logistics, Business and Public Policy, at the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business in College Park, Maryland.(6/09)