Class notes 1990-1999

(received as of May 31, 2011)


Dave Ducat is practice area lead at Slalom Consulting, Chicago.

Ann Grimm received the M.B.A. from the University of Iowa, Iowa City.

Renée Norgle O'Leary had a son, Ryan James, on September 18, 2010 (John; Jack, 4, Declan, 2).


Laura Mauer Mesjack received the master's in library and information science from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She is head of youth services at the Cortland (Ill.) Community Library.


Jeffrey Carmichael, attorney at Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, Indianapolis, Ind., has been named a shareholder.

Rachel Zimmerman Gustafson had a daughter, Claire Jane, on January 28, 2011 (William; Grace, 7, Luke, 5).

Brendan Maher was appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to the position of circuit judge for the 17th Judicial Circuit (Winnebago and Boone counties).

Siobhan Malany is biology group leader/senior scientist at the Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute, Orlando, Fla.

Tanja Carlson Rasmusson was promoted to chief of staff to the Minister for Defence, Stockholm, Sweden.


Eric Rowell is the admissions officer for multicultural outreach at Augustana.


Shawn Beattie had a daughter, Caroline Rebecca, on November 5, 2010 (Kamy).

Art Check had a son, Tanner, on February 5, 2011 (Kelly; Dean, 9, Ella, 6).

Kendra Prosser Hall is a pediatrician with the Swedish American Medical Group, Rockford, Ill.

Julie Petersen Hanson had a daughter, Kenna Mary, on October 2, 2010.

Kate McNulty Reinhold had a son, Jameson Dean, on January 5, 2011 (Kyle).



Karla Loveall had a son, Eli, on September 22, 2010 (Wenhua Shi; Owen, 5).

Rachel Brooks Posadas had a daughter, Gianna Angeline, on November 6, 2009 (Erik).

Janelle Nettz Riopell had a daughter, Evelyn Rose, on December 15, 2010 (Andrew; Caroline, 2).

Chris Simmons is serving a two-year term as vice president of the Association for Commuter Transportation.


Susan Vairus married Roger Elandt on October 16, 2010. She is an infant teacher for The Learning Cottage Daycare and Preschool, Waupaca, Wis.


Kathleen Goings Cleland had a son, Wyatt Anders, on December 5, 2010 (Wade).

Malik Khaliq was recognized as one of the top 100 advisors within Wells Fargo for the fourth year in a row and was invited to attend Barron's Top 100 Advisor Summit.

Jeffrey Lewis joined the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies of the Monterey (Calif.) Institute of International Studies as director of the East Asia Nonproliferation Program in the Washington, D.C., office.

Eric Mattson married Linda Novak on April 3, 2011. He is associate director of programs and new ventures for Foods Resource Bank, Western Springs, Ill.

Keith Murray had a daughter, Ella Grace, on February 2, 2011 (Laura).

Javier Perez married Kristen Glass on October 2, 2010.

Jacquelyn Pinnell was named a 2011 Illinois Rising Star by Illinois Super Lawyers magazine. She is an attorney in the law firm Quarles & Brady, Chicago.

Wayne Sutton is an academic coordinator in the office of the provost at Metropolitan State College, Denver, Colo.

Marla Thomas married Dan Shell on March 19, 2011. She is a learning facilitator for RightSource Rx, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Kristi Wasson married Matthew Barrowclough on September 11, 2010.


Raminder "Joe" Ahluwalia is an ER physician at Trinity Muscatine (Iowa).

Shane and Megan Beane '99 Connell had a daughter, Sloane, on December 27, 2009.

Martha McCall Cox had a daughter, Rachel Larissa, on January 26, 2011 (Anthony). A self-employed attorney, she started an organic farm called Martha's Krops in Davenport, Iowa.

Elizabeth Fisher Dillon had a son, Brady Douglas, on December 22, 2010 (David).

Matthew McCallum had a son, Alastair, on January 15, 2011 (Amy).

Emily Schoonover Monroe had a son, Logan Burnham, on August 31, 2010 (Mike; Tyler, 2).

Paul and Ilona Czarnecka Ylinen had a son, Lukas Paul, on August 24, 2009.


Megan Beane Connell and Shane Connell '98 had a daughter, Sloane, on December 27, 2009.

Megan Kelly Cooley and Luke Cooley '00 and had a son, Oliver Christian, on February 24, 2011.

David Haronik is manager, financial audit, at Hospira, Inc., Lake Forest, Ill.

Erika Johansen is assistant principal at Central Road School, Rolling Meadows, Ill.

Elizabeth Johnson married Jason Meisner on September 18, 2010.

Bill and Lucy Anello '00 Miller had a daughter, Loran Mae, on March 17, 2011 (Liam, 4, Adam, 2).

Christina McCray Nissen had a daughter, Cali Rae, on December 22, 2010 (Terrance).

Julie Petersen married John Julien on June 19, 2010.