Graduate Alumni

Class Notes

Matthew Durbin ('03 MBA)

Submitted: August 23, 2011

Matthew J. Durbin has been named vice president of marketing for Brunswick Bowling-Retail. Durbin recently served as vice president of marketing for Fox and Hound Restaurant Group, where he led the marketing efforts for Fox and Hound, Bailey’s and Champps Americana restaurants. 

Bob Noll ('01 MBA)

Submitted: August 23, 2011

Bob Noll has joined SageView Advisory Group as a senior investment advisor. Noll, who has more than 16 years of experience in the financial services industry, will be based out of Minneapolis.  

Paul Zavolta ('89 MBA)

Submitted: August 23, 2011

Paul Zavolta was appointed to the board of advisers for the Enterprise Risk Management Initiative in the North Carolina State Poole College of Management. Zavolta is director of Enterprise Risk Management for Alpha Natural Resources in Abingdon, Va.

Thom Kenney ('05 EMBA)

Submitted: July 29, 2011

Thom Kenney, Chief, Civil Military Operations, US Army, USACAPOC, has been deployed to Afghanistan.

Rohit Bammi ('88 MBA)

Submitted: July 11, 2011

Rohitt Bammi and family have relocated to Mumbai from London.  Bammi has joined KPMG is heading the Financial Risk Management practice.

Andrew Schoppe ('03 MBA.)

Submitted: November 8, 2010

Andrew and Paula Schoppe were married - twice!  On May 12, 2007, they exchanged vows in St. Paul, Minn. Later that year, they traveled to Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Paula's hometown, where they exchanged vows on Sept. 2, 2007.

Andrew Schoppe ('03 MBA)

Submitted: November 5, 2010

Andrew Schoppe and his wife Paula have recently settled in Atlanta after traveling throughout the southeast United States. Following several years with GE, Schoppe accepted an opportunity to join ScottMadden Consulting as a senior consultant. He has been working with a Fortune 150 energy company on a variety of projects.

In his spare time, Schoppe is juggling continued Triathlon training, hoping for a full Ironman in 2011, honing his Spanish and Portuguese, and studying to take both the CFP and the CFA Level 1 exams.

Scott Frush ('99 MBA)

Submitted: October 29, 2010

Scott Frush was recently named to DBusinss magazine's "30 in their 30s," a listing of regional business leaders in their 30s who are making a mark in Michigan and globally.  Frush, who has written several books on various investment strategies, as well as trivia books, is assistant vice president for investments and wealth management at Huntington Investment Co., Birmingham, Mich.

Hari Nair ('85 MBA)

Submitted: August 11, 2010

Hari N. Nair was named to the newly created position of chief operating officer at Tenneco. Nair is responsible for its operations globally. Tenneco designs, manufactures and distributes emission and ride control products and systems for the automotive original equipment market and the aftermarket. The company's vision is to pioneer global ideas for cleaner, quieter, smoother and safer transportation.


Paul Stich ('84 MBA)

Submitted: August 11, 2010

Paul J. Stich has joined Dasient, as CEO. Stich plans to work closely with co-founders Dr. Neil Daswani, Ameet Ranadive and Shariq Rizvi to significantly grow Dasient's customer base, extend the company's reach into new markets, and accelerate research and product development.