People of Note
Kim (Hauck) Adlerman, B.A. 1986
Kim (Hauck) Adlerman, is a freelance graphic designer and art
director, and her husband, Daniel Adlerman, of Metuchen, N.J., have published a new book for
children, Africa Calling (Whispering Coyote Press).
"The integral detail of these highly original illustrations will generate
much visual curiosity among young readers as they listen to the pleasing story," said Booklist of Africa
Calling. "The author and illustrator have created a mysterious, non-threatening animal world of a child's
imagination," added School Library Journal.
The couple previously coauthored It's Raining, It's Pouring (using their joint
pen name "Kin Eagle") and are the parents of Rachelle, five, and Joshua, two. Kim has been included in
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Robert A. Dean, J.D. 1980
opened the Dean Law Firm P.C. in Grand Island, N.Y., where he
concentrates in commercial and construction law, contract litigation and appeals,
creditors' rights, bankruptcy and computer law.
Robin LeoGrande, B.A. 1980
was named senior member of the technical staff at Texas Instruments in
Dallas, Tex. She has been recognized for outstanding technical contributions in software
and business process engineering.
Glenn D. Hall, B.A. 1981
senior vice president of Lehman Bros. Inc., an investment bank in New
York City, was married to Amber M. Valone in June 1996 at the Loeb Boat House in Central
Patricia L. Kucharski, B.A. 1981
became a chaplain at Mercy Medical Center in Daphne, Ala., after earning
a master's degree in pastoral ministry from Christ the King Seminary.
Robert P. Marier, D.D.S. 1981
of Milford, Del., received the Academy of General Dentistry's prestigious
fellowship award, which requires more than 500 hours of continuing education courses
along with a rigorous exam.
Brian P. Meath, J.D. 1981
was appointed corporate counsel of Paychex Inc., a payroll processing
company in Rochester.
Marshall J. Morris, B.S. 1981, CPA
is treasurer of the Calgon Carbon Corporation in Pittsburgh.
Daniel J. Rosa, B.A. 1981
has been promoted to the rank of sergeant for the
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Century Station. He and his wife Jennifer,
a prosecutor for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, had a son, Adam,
in August 1996.
Gary James Constantino, B.P.S. 1982
of Buffalo has joined the firm of Foit-Albert Associates, Architecture,
Engineering and Surveying P.C. as a project manager. He will lead the firm's interior
design efforts, in addition to providing architectural project support.
David L. Fingerhut, B.A. 1982
is a partner in the law firm of Richman and Fingerhut P.C. in New York
City. He and his wife, Patricia M. Santry, B.S. 1982, have two children.
Mark A. Heiss, D.D.S. 1982 & B.S. 1978
is sales and marketing manager for Rexam Medical Packaging, was appointed
president of the Board of Health in Buffalo Grove, Ill.
Steven Lipiner, B.A. 1982
of Norfolk, Mass. has been appointed director of finance in the global
financial services division of Bank Boston.
Karen M. Lowery, B.A. 1982
of Dallas, Tex. is a senior graphics designer for TMP Worldwide, the
fourteenth largest advertising agency in the United States.
Frederick R. Phelan Jr., B.S. 1983
received a doctoral degree in chemical engineering from the University of
Massachusetts in 1989. He now conducts government research for the National Institute of
Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Md.
Susan Glaeser Stony, M.A. 1983
is a senior writer and editor for AirTouch International, a telecommunications
firm in Walnut Creek, Calif. She hopes to teach editing at the University of California at
Berkeley this spring.
David Wachtel, Ph.D. 1983
associate professor of sociology at Lexington Community College in
Lexington, Ky., teaches at the Changsha College of Education in Changsha, Hunan Province,
China during the summer. He has established a faculty and staff exchange program between
the two schools.
Brian R. Welsh, J.D. 1983 & B.A. 1980
a partner in the law firm of Siegel, Kelleher & Kahn in
Buffalo, has been named a member of the New York State Bar Association's committee on
children and the law. He has been practicing law for eleven years and concentrates his
practice in matrimonial and family law.
Efrain Benavides, M.B.A. 1985
is president of an international business consulting firm based in Mexico.
He has also developed software technologies to support business process reengineering
GeorgAnn Feldman, Ed.M. 1985
has been promoted to manager of education for American Red Cross Blood
Services in Syracuse, where she has been employed for six years.
Paul D. Flach, B.A. 1985
of Tonawanda, N.Y. has been employed at Wyndham Lawn Home for Children
for ten years as director of development and public relations. He writes that he enjoys
the challenge of the job as well as meeting other UB graduates in the community.
Candace Scappator, B.S. 1985
of Jacksonville, Fla. joined Barnett Bank Inc. in 1994 as a senior auditor
and was recently promoted to audit supervisor.
Margot Arnold, B.S. 1986
received a master's degree in business administration from Loyola College
in 1991 and is teaching college business and math classes in Germany for the University of
Charles D. Clark Jr., M.B.A. 1986
of Blasdell, N.Y. was appointed vice president of marketing for Lockport
Savings Bank. He is also an adjunct instructor in marketing at Hilbert College.
Dan Marinaro, M.Arch. 1986
registered architect with Duchscherer Oberst Design PC of Buffalo, is project
manager for a new $5 million administrative/maintenance/storage facility in Rockland County.
Janet Payla, M.S.W. 1986
of Lake View, N.Y. has been named director of field education for UB's Graduate
School of Education. She was previously employed at Erie County Medical Center's division of
chemical dependency outpatient program.
Evan J. Sundquist, B.S. 1986
of Spartanburg, S.C. is a production manager for Zeuna Starker, a producer of
complete exhaust systems for BMW.
William Warren, B.S. 1986
has been named tax manager in the Buffalo office of Ernst & Young LLP, where
he specializes in serving international and multi-state tax clients.
Patrick D. Twiss, B.A. 1987
is an area sales manager for the Hecht Company in Alexandria, Va.
Mark P. Dibble, B.A. 1988
has departed on a four-month South American deployment aboard the attack submarine
USS Narwhal, a multinational exercise to promote friendship between the Americas and foster respect
among professional sailors and marines.
Laura A. Macy, B.S. 1988
is vice president of Allcare Family Services and director of operations for
Allied Health Training Center, its sister corporation, both in Buffalo.
Laird Pylkas, M.Arch. 1988
a registered architect with Duchscherer Oberst Design PC of Buffalo, is project
manager for a site selection study for a $25 million bus maintenance/storage facility in New
Haven commissioned by the Connecticut Department of Transportation.
Diane Wiktorowski, B.S. 1988
has been named tax manager in the Buffalo office of Ernst & Young LLP.
Tina Chang, M.M. 1989
of Williamsville, N.Y. is a freelance pianist and accompanist.
Maryjo C. Falcone, J.D. 1989 & B.A. 1986
has been named a partner in the Buffalo law firm of Damon & Morey LLP, where
she will concentrate her practice in the areas of medical malpractice, ski defense litigation,
municipal liability, civil rights, labor law and personal injury litigation.
Margaret A. Karnyski, M.L.S. 1989 & B.A. 1979
is director of the Learning Center at the Nokia Mobile Homes Research and
Development Center in San Diego.
Susan D. Meyers, B.S. 1989
is director of nursing for the Schofield Residence, a skilled nursing facility
in Kenmore, N.Y. She is attending the UB Graduate Nursing Program and is the recipient of the
Rehabilitation Services Administration Scholarship.