Sarah (Mandy) Pilgrim Garrett (BBA 66) is director of sales support with H&H Industries in Elmwood, Ill.
John E. Koerner (A&S 66, L 69, MBA 70) has joined the board of directors of FineTooth, an Austin, Texas, firm that enables companies to effectively manage both buy-side and sell-side contracts via an on-demand, Web-based solution. Koerner, who serves on the Board of Tulane and the Business School Council, is president of Koerner Capital Corp. in New Orleans.
Michael E. Geringer (MBA 73) is an insurance and investment consultant with Guardian Life & National Planning Corp. in Boca Raton, Fla.
David Rousmaniere (MBA 78) retired from the staff of Louisiana State University in 2006. He is currently director of the Student Health Center at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Mike Kahn (BSM 81) has been promoted to senior manager of recruiting for human resources professionals at Hunter & Sage, a Houston-based executive search firm specializing in accounting/finance and human resources.
Maureen Mo Dunne (MBA 82), senior vice president of commercial real estate with National City Bank, served as the honorary chair of the eighth annual National City Lynn Stern Memorial Ladies Golf and Tennis Classic, a benefit to support the Wellness Community of Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky. Dunne serves on the Wellness Communitys board of directors.
Philip E. Baxter (MBA 85) was recently appointed executive vice president of development at ILX Resorts Inc. in Phoenix. Baxter previously spent 14 years with Tishman Hotel Corp., where he most recently served as first vice president responsible for development, acquisitions, hotel management and advisory services for the West Coast.
Richard K. Blum (MBA 85), president of the Kingsley Group in New Orleans, was a presenter at Cash Management After the Storm: Near-Term Planning for Long-Term Business Success, a workshop sponsored by the Turnaround Management Association and the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Foundation. The workshop was presented in December 2006 to help business owners and their advisors better manage cash in the post-Katrina environment.
John C. Miotke (BSM 86) continues to practice as a partner with Gorman Miotke & Associates exclusively in the area of immigration and nationality law. The firm has offices in St. Petersburg, Fla., and Orlando, Fla.
Troy W. Baker (BSM 87) is a vice president in the private banking division of U.S. Bank in North Little Rock, Ark. Baker provides specialized banking, investment and insurance services to high net worth individuals. Prior to joining U.S. Bank, Baker was employed by Stephens Inc. as an OTC market maker.
John Ragan (MBA 88) has been appointed executive vice president and regional president, Northeast, of NRG Energy Inc. Ragan joins the Princeton, N.J., wholesale power generation company from FPL Energy, where he served as vice president of trading, transmission and operations. Prior to that, Ragan served as vice president of business management for FPLEs Northeast Region.
Blake Hendrix (MBA 89) published his second book, Accounting, Finance and Presentation for Small Business: Commerce Is King, in May 2007. The book is available online at saltmineconsulting.com.
Darryl S. Maslia (BSM 90) and Melissa (Missy) Jacobs were married in October 2006 in New Orleans. Maslia is senior channel marketing manager with the Coca-Cola Co. in Atlanta.
Sagar Bhimavarapu (MBA 92) has joined JP Morgan Chase & Co. in New York as an executive director on their exotic derivatives trading desk.
Jairo Perez (BSM 94, MBA 00) has been named finance director of Emerson Process Management in Mexico City.
Jason L. Cook (MBA 95) has been promoted to managing director at Gramercy Advisors in Greenwich, Conn. Cook was also recently appointed to the management board of Prista Oil, a leading supplier of petroleum lubricants and starter batteries to Southeast Europe.
Elisa Uribe Handler (MBA 95) and Eric Handler (MBA 95) are proud to announce the birth of twins. Sydney Nicole and Samantha Grace were born on Jan. 16, 2007. Eric is a vice president with Lehman Brothers in New York.
Amy Saulsberry Kinard (BSM 95) and her husband, John, are proud to announce the birth of a son, Davis James, on Jan. 12, 2007. Davis joins an older sister, Vivian, who is 2 years old.
Neal Morris (MBA 95) is principal of Redmellon, a New Orleans restoration and development company. The company is currently developing 54 units of affordable housing in New Orleans that it expects to have ready for tenants by the end of 2007.
Craig Donahue (MBA 97) is a consultant with Systemlink Enterprise Solutions, which works with enterprise organizations to optimize employee performance through learning strategies tailored to business goals, organizational training needs and technology environments. He and his wife, Ashley, reside in Clemmons, N.C., with their son, William.
John Waterman (MBA 97) is working on a documentary about glass artists in the United States. For more information about the film, visit his blog at http://web.mac.com/omopinc.
Dan Furstenberg (BSM 98) and his wife, Lauren, are proud to announce the birth of their first son, Gabriel Simon, on Sept. 7, 2006. Furstenberg is senior vice president with Morgan Keegan in New York.
Sean C. McCrae (MBA 98) has been named senior vice president at PharmaForce International, a global marketing and strategy consulting firm serving the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. McCrae oversees all consulting projects and client relations at the company, which is based in Reading, Penn.
Marta Lazovitz (BSM 99) is a strategy consultant with Seniors Management North. Lazovitz resides in Philadelphia.
Andrew Fones (MBA 00) and his wife, Heather, announce the birth of their first child, John Andrew, in November 2006. Fones is an analyst with UBS Investment Research in New York.
Geoffrey C. Stanford (MBA 00) has been named an officer of Albemarle Corp., a global leader in the specialty chemicals market. Stanford, who joined the company in 2005, serves as corporate controller of Albemarle Corp., responsible for all accounting and financial reporting functions for the company globally. Prior to joining Albemarle, Stanford served as corporate controller for Global Industries, a leading offshore construction company.
Brianne Broeker (BSM 01) is a product manager with Philips Electronics in St. Louis Park, Minn.
Qing Huang (MBA 01) was recently named head of China purchasing at Google. Huang is based in Beijing.
Brandon Key (MBA 04) is vice president of operations with Kencoil Inc. in Belle Chasse, La.
Albert A. Mensah (MBA 04) is general manager of Johnnic Communication in Nigeria, where he oversees the South Africa-based conglomerates retail operations in Abuja.
Christopher Andoh (MBA 05) is CEO of S.E.A. Enterprises in Exton, Pa.
Adam Fulk (MBA 05) is operations manager with Vault Partners in New York.
Robin Lebovitz (BSM 05) is office assistant at the Vanderbilt University Career Center in Nashville, Tenn.
Rob Tatum (MBA 05) is developing the Tracage, a $60-million luxury condominium project in the Warehouse District of New Orleans. The 126-unit development is expected to be completed by mid-2009.
Sarah R. Wallace (BSM 05) is assistant brand manager at Spark Networks, the parent company of JDate.com and AmericanSingles.com. Wallace resides in Studio City, Calif.
Brett P. Allen (BSM 06) is an associate with Midland Steel Warehouse Corp. in New York.
Kevin Foster (BSM 06) is project manager-quantitative with Market Dynamics Research Group in New Orleans.
Scott Hecker (MBA 06) is an HR specialist with Ochsner Health System in New Orleans.
Kurt Maddern (BSM 06) is a fund accountant with Brown Brothers Harriman in Boston.
Marie Scantlebury (MBA 06) is community development director with United Way of St. Charles in Luling, La.
Ben Sullivan (BSM 06) is a client service associate with Palisades Hudson Financial Group, a tax, financial planning and investment advisory firm located in Scarsdale, N.Y. Prior to joining Palisades Hudson, Sullivan worked as an accounting analyst with AIG. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Sullivan was instrumental in reestablishing the Freeman Schools Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, which provides low- and moderate-income families with assistance in filing for Earned Income Tax Credits.
Ian Watt (MBA 07) has joined Royall & Co. in Richmond, Va., as a strategic team leader. The marketing and consulting firm assists more than 200 colleges and universities in meeting their enrollment management and admission goals.
Joseph V. Bres (BBA 40)
Maurice K. Handelman (BBA 42)
Benjamin Perkowski Jr. (BBA 43, L 47)
Shirley Sewell (BBA 43)
Alvin T. Stolen Jr. (BBA 45)
St. Marc J. Flotte (BBA 46)
Jesse B. Morgan Jr. (BBA 46)
Russell E. Withrow (BBA 46)
David W. Beatty Sr. (BBA 47)
William C. Clement St. (MBA 47)
Richard J. Pommrehn (BBA 47)
John W. Pope (BBA 47)
Nicholas Gordon (BBA 48, MBA 49)
Edward G. Smith Jr. (BBA 48)
Philip E. Albrecht (BBA 49)
John W. Dussouy (BBA 49)
Henry F. Yoder (BBA 49, L 51)
Henry C. Angulo (BBA 50)
James I. Black Jr. (MBA 50)
David C. Hamilton (BBA 50)
Clarence C. Clifton Jr. (BBA 51)
Roger B. Jacobs (BBA 51, L 56)
T. Peter Breslin Sr. (BBA 53)
Jay V. Richmond (BBA 55)
Clifford A. Shanfeld (BBA 55)
James W. Wilson Jr. (BBA 57)
Robert R. Krandel (BBA 58)
Carl R. Miller (BBA 59)
Joseph E. Redmond Jr. (BBA 60)
Robert R. Johnson (BBA 61)
Carl W. Cleveland (BBA 64, L 66)
Ellsworth A. Besemer (MBA 67)
Kenard N. Turpin III (MBA 71)
Jay A. Grable (MBA 76)
Jonathan Kurjan (BSM 82)
Joseph C. Storey (MBA 91)
Flora Hardie Fenner (Freeman School friend)
Louise Levy (Freeman School friend)