Graduate Alumni

Class Notes

Brian Schaefgen ('91 BBA)

Submitted: June 14, 2010

Brian R Schaefgen has joined the board of directors of ForKids, a nonprofit group committed to breaking the cycle of homelessness and poverty for families and children. Schaefgen is currently CFO of Virginia-based Harbor Group International.


Kimberly Claeys ('10 MNA)

Submitted: May 24, 2010

pictured left to right: Pat O'Connor (MBA '00), Kimberly Claeys, Mendoza Graduate Alumni Relations project administrator and Melissa Latchem (MBA candidate, Class of '12) at the New York City alumni reception, March 16, 2010.


Andrea Miller ('06 MBA)

Submitted: May 24, 2010

Andrea Miller and Mark Hayse were married on March 06, 2010.


John Waldron Jr. ('05 MBA)

Submitted: May 24, 2010

Sara and John Waldron  welcomed a son, Andrew James, on Sept. 21, 2009


Mollie Peirick-Busam ('98 BBA)

Submitted: May 24, 2010

Mollie Peirick-Busam and Matt Busam (ND '97) welcomed a daughter, Elizabeth Ann (Annie), on Feb. 10, 2010.


Tim O'Neill ('94 BBA)

Submitted: May 24, 2010

Annie (ND '01) and Tim O'Neill welcomed twins, Owen and Gabrielle on May 26, 2009


Daniel Hickey ('85 BBA)

Submitted: May 24, 2010

Daniel C. Hickey passed away on March 06, 2010.


Brian McLaughlin ('82 BBA)

Submitted: May 24, 2010

Brian McLaughlin is a film producer and president of Emerald Elephant Entertainment LLC in Tucson, Ariz.He has completed four feature films, two of which will be released by mid-2010—Red 71 and Good Boy. McLaughlin also teaches business and math classes at The Art Institute of Tucson.


Thomas McCabe ('81 MBA, JD)

Submitted: May 24, 2010

Thomas McCabe has been hired as general counsel and secretary at Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions company. McCabe has more than 25 years of legal and business experience. His most recent position was executive vice president and general counsel at Braintech, Inc.


Thomas Shilen Jr. ('81 BBA)

Submitted: May 24, 2010

Thomas Shilen Jr. has been named senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer of CBS Corp. Shilen will have overall responsibility for the controllership and financial reporting activities of CBS Corp. He will also have oversight of the company’s Legacy Operations and Information Systems and Technology departments.

Shilen joins CBS from Sara Lee Corp., where he was senior vice president and corporate controller.