Michael Borkowsky, MSIA ’62, Greenwich, CT, was named to the Planning and Zoning Commission of Greenwich and recently named to the Advisory Council of The National Executive Service Corps.
- Roger B. Rylander, MSIA ’68, Sammamish, WA, retired from Xerox Corporation as a channel sales manager in 2011. He plans on continuing to travel throughout the world and enjoy time with his four great kids.
Mark K. Frankel, BSIM ’72, is safety director at US Special Delivery in Iron Mountain, MI.
- Tom Howatt, BSIM ’72, MSM '73, has retired after 31 years with Wausau Paper Corp at the end of 2011, serving as its president and CEO for more than 11 years. He remains on the company’s board of directors and serves as its chairman. Howatt and his wife, Mary, will make their retirement home in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
- T. Michael Nevens, MSIA ’73, has been appointed to the board of directors of Gehry Technologies. Nevens also serves as a senior advisor to Permira, a multibillion-dollar international private equity fund, and on the boards of directors for NetApp, Altera and Active Video Networks
- Marc F. Luther, MSIA ’74, now works for Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corp. in Goose Creek, SC.
- Carolyn Woo, BSIM ’75, MSIA ’76, PhD ’76, South Bend, IN, was honored by the Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society with the 2011 Alumni Achievement Award.
- Paul Bobrowski, MSM ’76, Auburn, AL, was named dean of the University of Dayton’s School of Business Administration. His wealth of experience stems from his accomplishments at the College of Business at Auburn University following his positions as an associate dean at Syracuse University, business instructor at the University of Oregon and Indiana University, and service as an Air Force captain.
- Steve Schmidt, BSIM ’76, was promoted to president, international, at Office Depot. He will oversee the company’s multichannel (contract, direct and retail) international business, which sells to customers directly or through affiliates in 56 countries outside of the U.S. and Canada. Schmidt previously served as executive vice president, corporate strategy and new business development.
- Gary L. Gienger, MSM ’81, recently concluded his involvement with a communications company in Iraq, where he worked as an independent consultant focused on cost accounting, cost reduction, decision-support information, investment analysis and business-case development.
- Joe Feola, BSM ’82, MSM ’98, Dayton, OH, was recently promoted to director of internal audit at Contech Construction Products, an international manufacturing company that provides water solution products to construction and mining businesses.
- John A. Maloney, BSIM ’83, was recently appointed president and CEO of Volvo Cars of North America in Rockleigh, NJ. He joined Volvo in 2000 following more than 16 years with Ford Motor Co. in various sales, marketing and strategy positions.
- Randal “Randy” Christophel, BSIM ’84, was appointed president and chief executive officer IU Health Goshen. Christophel joined the company, formerly Goshen Health System, in 1995 as chief financial.
- Thomas J. Fritz, BSM ’84, Powell, OH, formerly executive director of Connect Ohio, was recently promoted to vice president, U.S. state and local programs for Connected Nation, Connect Ohio’s national parent organization. In his new role, Fritz oversees state consulting programs to promote the accessibility, affordability, adoption, and productivity of broadband technology nationwide.
- Janet Haddock, BSM ’84, has opened Gigi Imagines, which specializes in personalized art for children. To view a gallery, visit www.gigiimagines.com.
- Martha A. May, BSM ’84, Lafayette, IN, has joined the Riggs Community Health Center (Riggs CHC) as vice president of capital projects and facilities.
- Rev. Joseph Noonan, BS (ACCT) ’85, is the new pastor of St. Damian parish in Oak Forest, IL.
- Alton C. Shields, BSIM ’85, Atlanta, GA, recently received the Whitney M. Young Jr. Award for unselﬁsh service to the youth of America and the Vale La Pena Award for achievement in effectively delivering scouting to the Hispanic Community, both presented by the Boy Scouts of America.
- Doug DeVos, BSM ’86, Grand Rapids, MI, president of Amway Corp, was elected chairman of the executive committee of the National Constitution Center’s Board. With his wealth of experience and prior service to the board, he will coordinate responsibilities with center’s chairman, President Bill Clinton.
- Noel McKinney, BSM ’87, Chicago, IL, recently joined the staff of the president’s reelection campaign, Obama For America, as a database engineer.