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Kay E. Fiegl-Bock, B.A. 1979, recently graduated from the Seton Hall Law School in Newark, NJ, with a juris doctor degree.

Mary Sue French, B.S. 1980, has been promoted to the position of plant controller at B.F. Goodrich in Cincinnati, OH.

Kirk A. Burzynski, M.B.A. 1983 & B.P.S. 1980, was promoted by Ciminelli Development to director of development in the firm’s Buffalo, NY, location. Previously a project manager for Ciminelli, he will oversee all aspects of new development within the firm.

Albert A. Foster, J.D. 1983, has been named partner at the San Francisco-based law firm of Dillingham & Murphy LLP, where he will be the managing partner in the firm’s new Washington, DC, office.

E. Jeannette Ogden, J.D. 1983, was nominated this past September by the Erie County Democratic Committee and the Erie County Liberal Party to be an endorsed candidate for New York State Supreme Court Justice.

David C. Spiro, B.A. 1985, recently relocated to Rochester, NY, seeking a quieter life following an eventful past few years. Living life to the fullest after receiving a lifesaving liver transplant (see the profile of David that appeared in the Winter 1998 issue of UB Today), he is currently an organ recovery/placement specialist with the Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network. This is the federally designated organ procurement organization that serves Rochester and Syracuse, NY.

Michael J. Tremiti, B.A. 1985, has been appointed to the position of vice president of commercial lending for First Niagara Bank, formerly Lockport Savings Bank. In his new position, he will lead the commercial real estate and small business lending side of the bank’s Rochester, NY, loan production office. He brings more than thirteen years of banking experience to First Niagara.

Neil D. Honschke, B.A. 1986, is currently a trial attorney for Brotman, Graziano & Hubert in Trenton, NJ.

Karen D. Lalli, B.P.S. 1986, a strategic facilities planner with 12 years’ experience, is a six-year member of the Hillier Group’s Corporate Studio, where her most recent projects include a strategic facilities plan for Warner Lambert in Morris Plains, NJ; national program guidelines for Sprint in Overland Park, KS; and a space program for Arthur Anderson in Philadelphia, PA.

Douglas C. Bean, M.B.A. 1987, has been appointed to the board of directors of Eric Mower and Associates in Buffalo, NY, where he will be responsible for setting the direction and standards that define the ad agency’s practice. Before joining the agency in 1988 as an account supervisor, he served as director of marketing communications for M&T Bank and was also manager of marketing and communications for the Cannon Corporation.

Terry M. Collins, B.S. 1988, has been promoted to director of nursing at Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca, NY. She is a member of the New York State Nurses Association and the Directors of Nursing for Long-Term Care Facilities of Western New York.

James P. Kennedy, J.D. 1988, has joined the Buffalo, NY, law firm of Bouvier, O’Connor as an associate in the litigation department. He previously served in the New York State Attorney General’s Office as a trial attorney, earlier serving in the same capacity for the Erie County Attorney’s Office.

Michael J. Perry, B.S. 1988, recently reported to the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. The university prepares students for worldwide duty as career physicians in the Army, Navy, Air Force and the U.S. Public Health Service. In exchange for tuition-free education, graduates agree to serve a minimum of seven years’ active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Wayne P. Wawrzyniec, B.S. 1988, has been promoted to chief financial officer, full service fabrication, machining and special products divisions, at Ascension Industries of North Tonawanda, NY, a full-service metalworking contract manufacturer of parts, subassemblies and complete products for domestic and international customers.

Daniel J. Clark, M.B.A. 1989, has been promoted to vice president of operations for Kemin Industries in Des Moines, IA. He will be responsible for manufacturing, purchasing and distribution at Kemin’s feed and food in gredient company located in Des Moines, and in Hitchcock, TX.

Ann E. Markle, M.S.W. 1989, has been named assistant rector of Calvary Episcopal Church in Williamsville, NY. She is a recent graduate of Yale University’s Berkeley Divinity School.

Penelope D. Ploughman, J.D. 1989, Ph.D. 1984, M.A. 1978 & B.A. 1976, is currently an associate counsel for the State University of New York’s Office of the University Counsel and Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs in Albany, NY.

Terry W. Young, B.S. 1989, has been promoted to manager of Blasland, Bouck & Lee, a multidisciplinary firm of consulting engineers and scientists in Syracuse, NY. He is a licensed professional engineer in New York State.

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