Alumni Updates-Careers Spring 2014



Stephen L. Cochran, B.Phil., 1976, is director at the Groff Memorial Public Library.

Gregory A. Loomis, B.B.A., 1979, M.B.A., 1987, is president of Mercy Health Muskegon.

Mark Wietecha, B.S., 1979, is president and CEO at Children’s Hospital Association.


Virginia M. Seyferth, B.A., 1983, was named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan.

Christine F. Willis, B.S., 1983, was named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan.

Jackie D. Hampton, B.S., 1986, retired from the Battle Creek Police Department after a 27-year career.

Beverly S. Wall, M.B.A., 1987, was named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan.


Michael S. Dolce, B.B.A., 1993, is vice president of advocacy at Regal Investment Advisors LLC.

Michelle A. Culver, B.S., 1994, is senior manager of corporate communications at IHS.

John M. DeYoung, B.A., 1994, is the Holland Police Department of Public Safety officer of the year.

Donald R. Dismuke, M.T.A., 1994, is partner in corporate and international tax at Dixon Hughes Goodman.

Andrew J. Giza, B.S., 1994, is senior risk control consultant at Willis North America.

Jennifer J. Maxson, B.S., 1994, was named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan.

Thomas A. Kabel, B.S., 1995, was named Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson’s Elite 40 Under 40.

Kathleen B. Vogelsang, B.B.A., 1995, M.B.A., 1999, was named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan.

Anne M. Porter, B.B.A., 1996, is partner at DeBoer, Baumann & Company PLC.

Mandee Rick, B.B.A., 1997, was named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan.

Mary L. Tosch, B.S., 1997, is student life manager at Waubonsee Community College.

Diana L. Marker, B.S., 1998, is sales coordinator at Haviland Products Co.

Lisa C. Young, B.S., 1998, is marketing manager at CWD Real Estate Investment.

Julie A. Bulson, B.N., 1999, M.P.A., 2007, was named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan.

Jennifer L. Feuerstein, M.Ed., 1999, is associate state director at AARP.

Rebecca K. Sellers, B.S., 1999, M.P.A., 2001, is director of annual giving at Henry Ford Health System.


Victor M. Cardenas, B.A., 2000, is interim city manager for the City of Novi.

Travis J. Alden, B.S., 2002, is theater manager at the Historic Vogue Theatre of Manistee.

Kevan Chapman, B.A., 2002, is a senior consultant and director of public affairs at Wondergem Consulting Inc.

Amanda Pilipovic, B.B.A., 2002, is assistant corporate treasurer at Brightstar Corp.

Jason R. Redmond, B.S., 2002, is science department chair at Fallston High School.

Nicole L. Wheeler, M.S.W., 2002, is a social worker at All Children’s Hospital.

Benjamin P. Witt, B.S., 2002, is associate dean of students at Humboldt State University.

David J. Angeles, B.S., 2003, is general manager at Allen Event Center Arena.

Jennifer A. Jurgens, M.B.A., 2003, was named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan.

Kris M. Drake, B.S., 2004, M.H.A., 2007, is director of operations and corporate compliance officer at Access Health Inc.

Rachael L. Voorhees, B. S., 2004, is director of network and business at the Molina Foundation.

Dion N. Charity, B.S., 2005, M.Ed., 2009, is associate football head coach at Northview High School.

Rebecca L. Hoyt, B.S., 2005, is client services associate at CliftonLarsonAllen LLP.

Martin Slagter, III, B.A., 2005, is a reporter at the Kokomo Tribune.

Christine L. Brown, B.B.A., 2006, is an adjunct faculty member at Macomb Community College.

Bethany M. Alger, B.B.A., 2007, is a business development officer at Fidelity Bank.

Michael A. Brower, B.S., 2007, was nominated for a Muskegon 40 Under 40 People’s Choice distinction.

Lauren D. Flanagan, M.Ed., 2007, is admissions coordinator at Oakland University’s William Beaumont School of Medicine.

Leslie A. Perales Loges, B.S., 2007, is communications manager at the Long & Foster Companies.

Darquillius J. Johnson, B.S., 2007, M.Ed., 2009, is coordinator of multicultural affairs at Eastern Michigan University.

Karin C. Armbuster, B.A., 2008, is a reporter at the Big Rapids Pioneer.

Olubunmi A. Parks, B.S., 2008, M.P.A., 2013, is the human resources generalist at Cascade Engineering.

Brian T. Flanagan, M.P.A., 2009, is managing director at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.

Holly S. Schippers, B.B.A., 2009, is regional deputy controller at the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Diana M. Willsie, B.A., 2009, is a producer at WOOD-TV.


Sean M. Blair, B.S., 2010, is head coach of men’s lacrosse at Colorado State University Pueblo.

Danielle R. Cuperus, B.S., 2010, B.S., 2012, is a plasma center technician at Biolife Plasma Center.

Lauren B. Fitch, B.A., 2010, is a reporter for the Kokomo Tribune.

Chaste D. Heggenstaller, B.S., 2010, M.S.W., 2013, is a behavioral health clinician at Easter Seals of Michigan.

Morgan E. Lind, B.S., 2010, is community relations specialist at ITT Technical Institute.

Michael G. Thueme, B.S., 2010, is a police specialist at the Fayetteville Police Department.

Ryan H. Vaughn, M.S., 2010, won the company award at Accelerate Michigan.

Hugh P. Welsh III, B.S., 2010, is a tight end coach at Miami of Ohio University.

Olivia M. Wofford, B.B.A., 2010, is a marketing specialist at Tata Technologies.

Jenna L. Carrigan, B.A., 2011, is capital campaign coordinator at MANNA Food Bank.

Christine M. Horner, B.A., 2011, is an assistant account executive at the Integer Group.

Shayna H. Pham, B.A., 2011, is an account manager at National Food Group.

Kaitlin G. Sweet, B.A., 2011, is a client relationship administrator at

Neil S. Vestrand, B.B.A., 2011, is a staff associate at Grant Thornton LLP.

Megan C. Zars, B.S., 2011, is the development assistant and volunteer coordinator at D.A. Blodgett.

Cory J. Jackson, B.S., 2012, is senior community director at the YMCA of Western North Carolina.

Valerie A. Pesonen, B.S., 2012, is an associate at Lambert, Edwards & Associates.

Erin N. Quetell, B.S., 2012, is community forester and research analyst at the Greening of Detroit.

Ellyse C. Birch, B.A., 2013, is a technical service representative at Structural Concepts Corp.

Amber J. Hop, B.N., 2013, is a registered nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Megan K. Susterich, B.S., 2013, is an associate at Lambert, Edwards & Associates.

Jenna M. Swartz, B.B.A., 2013, is national account manager at the Wilde Group.

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