Category: 1990s

note includes graduate from the 1990s

Dan Thomas ’90 (CLAS)

Dan Thomas ’90 (CLAS) is an attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He recently completed a two-year detail as lead counsel to the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate. In that position he was responsible for legal advice on all human spaceflight matters, including missions to the International Space Station, development of commercial crew vehicles with Boeing and SpaceX, astronaut programs, and future missions to Mars. Dan is also a reserve JAG in the United States Air Force. He is currently assigned to the Pentagon as a Deputy Legal Counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Lynn M. Patarini ’97 (BGS)

Lynn M. Patarini ’97 (BGS), under the pseudonym L.M. Pampuro, released her fifth novel, Uncle Neddy’s Funeral, in May 2017.

Rob Carolla ’94 (CLAS)

Rob Carolla ’94 (CLAS) was named President of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for the 2017-18 academic year at the organization’s annual convention in Orlando. CoSIDA is a 3,000+ member association for college athletics communications professionals and Carolla has served as an officer the past three years.

Aimée Allaire ’98 (CLAS)

Aimée Allaire ’98 (CLAS) has recently surpassed the halfway mark of an intensive study on the importance of motherhood in the modern world. Her work has been indirectly sponsored by various Connecticut companies, including UTCPower and currently Bauer, Inc. in Bristol. She lives in Mystic with her husband, Keith Brainard ’98 (ENG) and their four children.

Vladimir Coric M.D.’92 (CLAS)

Vladimir Coric M.D.’92 (CLAS) rang the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange on May 9, 2017 after the company that he founded, Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd. (NYSE: BHVN), went public. Biohaven raised $195 M in its IPO and thus far, was the largest biotech IPO of 2017.

Stefanie (Pratola) Ferreri ’97 (PHR)

Stefanie (Pratola) Ferreri ’97 (PHR), was recently promoted to Clinical Professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in Chapel Hill, NC. She is also the current president of the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists and recently received the National Community Pharmacists Association Leadership Award. She lives in Durham, N.C. with her husband, Eric Ferreri ’95 (CLAS), and their 9-year-old twins.

Steven R. Jenkins, C.P.A. ’99 J.D., ’12 MBA, ’15 LL.M

Steven R. Jenkins, C.P.A. ’99 J.D., ’12 MBA, ’15 LL.M has been appointed as a Trustee to the Connecticut Laborers’ Pension, Health, and Annuity Funds. Steve is General Counsel and Compliance Director for regional construction firm Manafort Brothers Incorporated headquartered in Plainville, Conn.

William Rice ’94 (ENG)

William Rice ’94 (ENG) has been appointed Assistant Executive Director for Schools and Curriculum at Area Cooperative Educational Services (ACES), a regional educational service center in New Haven, Conn. Before joining ACES, Mr. Rice was the Director of Mathematics for the Hartford Public Schools. He is certified in both Mathematics and Chemistry.

Leighangela (Byer) Brady, Ed.D. ’94 (ED), ’95 MA

Leighangela (Byer) Brady, Ed.D. ’94 (ED), ’95 MA graduate of Neag School of Education was selected as Superintendent of National School District in San Diego, Calif. beginning the 2016-17 school year.