Class Notes

1970

Our condolences to Susan Burns Wilfong on the passing of her sister, Mary Berheimer, on July 10.

1990

Susan Wisniewski Hussey '90 '92 has joined the University of Maryland Medical Center and the University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute as Vice President of Human Resources. She will have oversight for all aspects of the HR function at both UMMC campuses as well as UM Rehab. Susan was the Vice President of Human Resources at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, and prior to that she served in HR roles of increasing responsibility at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

2006

Diane Horton Pfeifer and her husband, Ryan, are happy to announce the birth of their second child, Alyssa Mae, on June 20, 2017. She joins big brother Hunter at home.

2007

Anna Pacelli Bell is working at Ascension in St. Louis, Mo., as a Sourcing Manager, Strategic Sourcing. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system.

2008

Cybill Birmingham is engaged to marry Marc LaMartina and the couple is planning an October wedding. Cybill is an enterprise client services manager for PayPal and Marc is a client service manager for ConnectYourCare in Hunt Valley.

2010

Julia Wikoff Barker '10 '11M is a Forensic Document Examiner for the United States Secret Service, and she returned to campus last April to give a seminar on questioned document evidence to students in the Introduction to Forensic Science class. She brought samples of currency, both authentic and counterfeit, for students to examine and then quizzed the class on their ability to match handwriting samples. In her work, Julia examines all kinds of evidence, from falsified contracts to counterfeit currency.

Matt Bramble graduated from UCLA with a doctorate degree in human genetics after successfully defending his thesis. SU biology professor Joe Matanoski and former faculty member Andy Kreutz attended the defense in support of Matt. He was also recently awarded a Fogarty Global Health Fellowship and will spend much of the coming year in the Congo, and then he will continue his work at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

Mikki Firor is the President and CEO of Trovato, LLC, a dementia consulting company that she opened in November 2015. She is a regionally known dementia expert, speaker, trainer, and consultant serving D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.

2012

Kelsey Funk Amrhein and her husband, Michael, are living in Honolulu, Hawaii, where she is a Director at the Strode Montessori Preschool. She received a master's degree in early childhood education along with the Montessori AMS certificate from Chaminade University.

2014

Kathryn "Katy" Puccio is a Shared Collections Specialist at the Washington Research Library Consortium, a non-profit corporation established in 1987 to support and enhance the library and information services of universities in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.

Ryan Rubenstein is working in sales and account management at W.B. Mason in Columbia, Md. He also coaches lacrosse for the Baltimore Breakers and assists at the Boys' Latin School, where he attended high school.

Julia Tucker '14 '15M was honored to be asked to sing the Stevenson Alma Mater at the gala farewell event honoring President Emeritus Kevin J. Manning on June 10. She also returned to the Owings Mills campus on April 18 to join the community celebration in honor of President Emeritus Manning and helped to conclude the ceremony by singing the Alma Mater, with keyboard accompaniment by Robert Suggs.

Kristin Baione ’14 was married on April 29, 2016, in Honolulu, Hawaii to David Clymer. Four SU alumni were members of the bridal party: Kelly Dorsey Baione ’11, Ryan Baione ’10, Kelly Spencer ’14 ’15M, and Emily Rogers ’15. Kristin graduated from American University with a master’s degree in strategic communication in May 2017.
Baione Bridal Party

2015

Jenifer Antonelli spent the summer running across the United States as part of the Ulman Cancer Fund's 4K for Cancer program to raise funds and awareness for young adults with cancer. She was part of Team Baltimore, which left San Francisco on June 18 and arrived at Federal Hill in Baltimore City on Aug. 5.

Cortney Carnaggio '15M was recognized in the May issue of Baltimore Magazine as one of the region's top nurses for her extraordinary contribution to healthcare. She is a Nurse Manager at the Maryland Proton Treatment Center, where she is responsible for ensuring quality patient care through the direct supervision of all nursing personnel. She coordinates and maintains staffing adequacy and patient throughput, and she is passionate about educating staff and growing their knowledge so they can provide optimal care to patients and families. She is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society and Sigma Theta Tau International and previously spent six years as a charge nurse on an inpatient oncology unit at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Cortney extended her gratitude to SU nursing professors and added, "I could not be where I am today without their knowledge and guidance."

Amy Sharfman '15 '17M is working at Medifast as an event planner for the company's subsidiary, Take Shape For Life. The company's annual convention was in the middle of July, and she flew to Dallas to assist with the logistics. Amy sends her thanks to Stevenson's business communication professors for helping to prepare her for this career.

2016

Heather Drake is studying at the University of Maryland in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Program to complete a master's degree in regulatory science. Since the summer of 2015, she has been working at Taylor Technologies where she completed her Senior Capstone Internship.

Nicole Heil '16 '17M and Malik Naanaa '16 '17M were both presenters at the Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists Meeting in May. Nicole presented her research on the persistence of explosive TNT on collected crime scene evidence, and Malik presented his work on synthetic cathinones, a type of street drug similar to amphetamines.

Jackie Siejack '16M was recently named to the Board of Directors of the Harford County Public Library Foundation.

Annie McCoach has joined the Lutherville Volunteer Fire Company, a 100 percent volunteer organization serving North-Central Baltimore County. She writes, "I am so excited for this new journey and to continue to make a difference in the community."
Annie McCoach

2017

Sara Bollinger is working as a contract administrator at Vectrus, a global government services company located in Reston, Va.

Nia Logan Bourne is working as a registered nurse at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

Kristen Brooks is working as an operations assistant with ADG Creative, a Columbia-based digital agency that works in design, strategy, and technology.

Alexis "Lexi" Cohen is working as an admissions counselor at Keiser University in Sarasota, Fla. The school traditionally attracts an adult undergraduate population, and Lexi is part of a team that is developing strategies to attract high school students.

Katie Madigan designed, built, and donated two Little Free Libraries to two Baltimore County elementary schools. A Little Free Library is a "take a book, return a book" free exchange. Katie first saw one of these at Lakeland Elementary/ Middle School on a visit with her Equity in Education class. She decided she wanted to give back to schools by building two free libraries. To raise money, she hosted a Panera fundraiser and collected donations from customers. The libraries were donated to Randallstown Elementary and Perry Hall Elementary, where Katie completed her senior internship. After building the libraries, she collected various children's books from family and friends, delivered the libraries, and installed them at each school.

Andrew "Drew" Wysocki is doing a graduate internship at Syracuse University in the field of strength and conditioning, and he is working with the football team in the weight room.

IN MEMORIAM

Jean Bullen '67 on Oct. 24, 2016

Helen Ward Carr '55 on April 18, 2017

Carolyn Mullowney Jenkins '60 on April 18, 2017

Norma Smith Buchanan Meier '80 on June 9, 2017

Barbara Lacey Morley '68 on May 2, 2017

Mary Katherine O'Neill '57 on May 31, 2017

Myrna Lynne Wallace '80 on Feb. 17, 2017