Graduate Alumni

Class Notes

William (Bill) Belski ('96 MBA)

Submitted: July 26, 2010

Bill Belski was promoted to associate professor of Accounting and Management Information Systems  at the Brock School of Business at Samford University in Birmingham, Ala.. Belski also recently received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the University and completed various research and teaching assignments with Universitas Pelita Harapan in Jakarta, Indonesia, Kyiv Mohyla Business School in the Ukraine, and the Samford University International Program in London.

Joseph Macdonell ('85 MBA)

Submitted: July 16, 2010

Joe Macdonell has been named vice president of business operations for the United States Hockey League.  Macdonell has more than 25 years experience in the sports industry in all aspects of team management functions including ticket sales, operations and financial management.

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.