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Alumni Newsmakers, Summer 2013

August 23, 2013 by Editor in Class Notes, Newsmakers

Angela Rosetti ‘02 has been promoted to operations manager at TALK 1300 AM radio in Albany, N.Y.

Angela Rosetti ‘02 has been promoted to operations manager at TALK 1300 AM radio in Albany, N.Y.

Denver alumni

Denver alumni

Class of ’79 had a mini-reunion enjoying a tour of the Jameson Distillery during a trip to Ireland in September 2012. The three couples who found love at Siena and have been close friends since are from left to right Dave and Karen Beha Wentworth, Rich and Terry DuPre Sleasman and Mark and Jane Barnes Casale.

Class of ’79 had a mini-reunion enjoying a tour of the Jameson Distillery during a trip to Ireland in September 2012. The three couples who found love at Siena and have been close friends since are from left to right Dave and Karen Beha Wentworth, Rich and Terry DuPre Sleasman and Mark and Jane Barnes Casale.

Russell Clark ’80, CFO of Presbyterian Homes & Services, Inc. was named the Central New York Financial Executive of the Year by the Bonadio Group.

Russell Clark ’80, CFO of Presbyterian Homes & Services, Inc. was named the Central New York Financial Executive of the Year by the Bonadio Group.

Amanda Kuryluk ’07, Esq., has joined Maguire Cardona, P.C., a civil litigation and general practice firm based at The Sage Mansion in Menands, N.Y. as an attorney.

Amanda Kuryluk ’07, Esq., has joined Maguire Cardona, P.C., a civil litigation and general practice firm based at The Sage Mansion in Menands, N.Y. as an attorney.

Timothy Elwell ’83 was named CEO of Qualidigm a national health care consulting company headquartered in Wethersfield, CT.

Timothy Elwell ’83 was named CEO of Qualidigm a national health care consulting company headquartered in Wethersfield, CT.

Lewis A. Steverson ’87 recently joined Corning, Inc., the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, as senior vice president and general counsel.

Lewis A. Steverson ’87 recently joined Corning, Inc., the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, as senior vice president and general counsel.

Six Siena College alumni were among the Albany Business Review’s 40 Under Forty this year. The annual event “recognizes forty leaders under the age of 40 who demonstrate business acumen, leadership skills and community involvement.” Siena’s honorees include: Chris Conway ‘97 (Vice President, Business Development, North America and Europe, AMRI), Todd Curley ‘97 (Vice President, Prime Cos.), Michael Durant ‘00 (New York State Director, National Federation of Independent Business), George LaMarche III ‘97 (Managing Partner, LaMarche Safranko Law PLLC), Christopher Litchfield ‘97 (President, Siena Fence Co.) and Neerav Patel ‘00 (Chief Operating Officer, Empire Broadcasting Corp.).

Six Siena College alumni were among the Albany Business Review’s 40 Under Forty this year. The annual event “recognizes forty leaders under the age of 40 who demonstrate business acumen, leadership skills and community involvement.” Siena’s honorees include: Chris Conway ‘97 (Vice President, Business Development, North America and Europe, AMRI), Todd Curley ‘97 (Vice President, Prime Cos.), Michael Durant ‘00 (New York State Director, National Federation of Independent Business), George LaMarche III ‘97 (Managing Partner, LaMarche Safranko Law PLLC), Christopher Litchfield ‘97 (President, Siena Fence Co.) and Neerav Patel ‘00 (Chief Operating Officer, Empire Broadcasting Corp.).

Franchel Mendoza ’09, was elected to the board of directors for the African American Planning Commission Incorporated, a New York City based nonprofit organization committed to addressing homelessness and the related issues of domestic violence, HIV/ AIDS, housing shortages, and unemployment.

Franchel Mendoza ’09, was elected to the board of directors for the African American Planning Commission Incorporated, a New York City based nonprofit organization committed to addressing homelessness and the related issues of domestic violence, HIV/ AIDS, housing shortages, and unemployment.

Newsmaker Jpeg #10 Class of 1983 Reunion 2013 Picture

Newsmaker Jpeg #10 Class of 1983 Reunion 2013 Picture

Gary Holle ’05 is currently deployed in the United States Air Force at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan. He is a senior airman and part of the 455th Expedition Aerial Support Squadron.

Gary Holle ’05 is currently deployed in the United States Air Force at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan. He is a senior airman and part of the 455th Expedition Aerial Support Squadron.

The New York Capital Region Chapter of the American Marketing Association selected Tom Amell ’89, president and COO of Pioneer Bank, as its 2013 Marketer of Excellence.

The New York Capital Region Chapter of the American Marketing Association selected Tom Amell ’89, president and COO of Pioneer Bank, as its 2013 Marketer of Excellence.

Laurie Murray ’13 spent time in Tijuana, Mexico with Esperanza International building houses for the poor.

Laurie Murray ’13 spent time in Tijuana, Mexico with Esperanza International building houses for the poor.

Lawrence F. McMahon ’88 was installed as president of the National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP), an international trade association headquartered in Washington, D.C. He is executive vice president and surety manager of Alliant Insurance Services, Inc., one of the 15 largest insurance brokerage firms in the U.S.

Lawrence F. McMahon ’88 was installed as president of the National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP), an international trade association headquartered in Washington, D.C. He is executive vice president and surety manager of Alliant Insurance Services, Inc., one of the 15 largest insurance brokerage firms in the U.S.

Thomas Murphy ’80 is CEO of Arrow Financial. Arrow ranked No. 28, of more than 240 mid-sized banking companies on the ABA Banking Journal’s list.

Thomas Murphy ’80 is CEO of Arrow Financial. Arrow ranked No. 28, of more than 240 mid-sized banking companies on the ABA Banking Journal’s list.

Denver alumni gathered on June 27, 2013. The event was hosted by Deb Kelly, associate professor of management.

Denver alumni gathered on June 27, 2013. The event was hosted by Deb Kelly, associate professor of management.

Gavin Dougherty ’85 has written a new book called Alzheimer’s Moments: Memories From A Caregiver’s Diary documenting his return home to upstate N.Y. to watch over his mother suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. It documents her life, particularly those poignant and humorous experiences that occurred along the way, and the daily ups and downs of being a primary caregiver.

Gavin Dougherty ’85 has written a new book called Alzheimer’s Moments: Memories From A Caregiver’s Diary documenting his return home to upstate N.Y. to watch over his mother suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. It documents her life, particularly those poignant and humorous experiences that occurred along the way, and the daily ups and downs of being a primary caregiver.

Angela Rosetti ‘02 has been promoted to operations manager at TALK 1300 AM radio in Albany, N.Y.Denver alumniClass of ’79 had a mini-reunion enjoying a tour of the Jameson Distillery during a trip to Ireland in September 2012. The three couples who found love at Siena and have been close friends since are from left to right Dave and Karen Beha Wentworth, Rich and Terry DuPre Sleasman and Mark and Jane Barnes Casale.Russell Clark ’80, CFO of Presbyterian Homes & Services, Inc. was named the Central New York Financial Executive of the Year by the Bonadio Group.Amanda Kuryluk ’07, Esq., has joined Maguire Cardona, P.C., a civil litigation and general practice firm based at The Sage Mansion in Menands, N.Y. as an attorney.Timothy Elwell ’83 was named CEO of Qualidigm a national health care consulting company headquartered in Wethersfield, CT.Lewis A. Steverson ’87 recently joined Corning, Inc., the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, as senior vice president and general counsel.Six Siena College alumni were among the Albany Business Review’s 40 Under Forty this year. The annual event “recognizes forty leaders under the age of 40 who demonstrate business acumen, leadership skills and community involvement.” Siena’s honorees include: Chris Conway ‘97 (Vice President, Business Development, North America and Europe, AMRI), Todd Curley ‘97 (Vice President, Prime Cos.), Michael Durant ‘00 (New York State Director, National Federation of Independent Business), George LaMarche III ‘97 (Managing Partner, LaMarche Safranko Law PLLC), Christopher Litchfield ‘97 (President, Siena Fence Co.) and Neerav Patel ‘00 (Chief Operating Officer, Empire Broadcasting Corp.).Franchel Mendoza ’09, was elected to the board of directors for the African American Planning Commission Incorporated, a New York City based nonprofit organization committed to addressing homelessness and the related issues of domestic violence, HIV/ AIDS, housing shortages, and unemployment.Newsmaker Jpeg #10 Class of 1983 Reunion 2013 PictureGary Holle ’05 is currently deployed in the United States Air Force at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan. He is a senior airman and part of the 455th Expedition Aerial Support Squadron.The New York Capital Region Chapter of the American Marketing Association selected Tom Amell ’89, president and COO of Pioneer Bank, as its 2013 Marketer of Excellence.Laurie Murray ’13 spent time in Tijuana, Mexico with Esperanza International building houses for the poor.Lawrence F. McMahon ’88 was installed as president of the National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP), an international trade association headquartered in Washington, D.C. He is executive vice president and surety manager of Alliant Insurance Services, Inc., one of the 15 largest insurance brokerage firms in the U.S.Thomas Murphy ’80 is CEO of Arrow Financial. Arrow ranked No. 28, of more than 240 mid-sized banking companies on the ABA Banking Journal’s list.Denver alumni gathered on June 27, 2013. The event was hosted by Deb Kelly, associate professor of management.Gavin Dougherty ’85 has written a new book called Alzheimer’s Moments: Memories From A Caregiver’s Diary documenting his return home to upstate N.Y. to watch over his mother suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. It documents her life, particularly those poignant and humorous experiences that occurred along the way, and the daily ups and downs of being a primary caregiver.

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