Graduate Alumni

Class Notes

Scott Filer ('09 EMBA)

Submitted: November 8, 2011

Scott Filer has been named CEO of National Children’s Center in Washington, D.C., and elected to the board of directors of Public Health Foundation Enterprises (PHFE) in Los Angeles. PHFE provides a wide spectrum of infrastructure and support expertise to nonprofit and government agencies. 

Loren Brown ('05 EMBA)

Submitted: November 8, 2011

Loren Brown (EMBA ’05) has been named president and CEO of the Catholic Foundation of the Diocese of Columbus. The Catholic Foundation is an Ohio nonprofit, self-governing Catholic organization providing perpetual funding for the parishes, schools and ministries within the 23-county Diocese of Columbus.

Gary "Joe" Sweeney ('84 MBA)

Submitted: November 8, 2011

Joe Sweeney  has launched the Winning Game Plan™, a networking program and community to help professionals turn online connections into relationships. Sweeney is the New York Times best-selling author of Networking is a Contact Sport.

Kellie Friery ('02 MSA, BBA Accountancy )

Submitted: November 3, 2011

Kellie Friery was recently promoted to vice president of Dix & Eaton. Friery is a member of the company’s investor relations practice.

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.