Class Notes submitted by Redbird alumni for the February 2013 edition of Illinois State magazine:
Tom Bressner ’80 is executive director of the Wisconsin Agri-Business Association. It has more than 350 member companies in the grain, feed, fertilizer, seed, equipment and farm supply business across the state of Wisconsin.
Kevin Ostendorf ’80 is vice president/lending for the Niles Township Teachers Credit Union in Morton Grove. He and his wife, Mary, reside in Crest Hill.
Stan Rosendahl ’80 completed an M.B.A. at Roosevelt University. He is vice president of the Middle Market Healthcare Team for Fifth Third Bank in Chicago. He previously served as a vice president for Harris Bank. He resides in Wilmette.
Royal DeLegge ’81 has completed a doctorate at Walden University. He is the director of environmental health for the Salt Lake Valley Health Department in Salt Lake County, Utah. The Bureau of Food Protection within the division won the 2012 Samuel J. Crumbine Consumer Protection Award. It is given to a local environmental health jurisdiction that demonstrates unsurpassed achievement in providing outstanding food protection services. He and his wife, Susan, reside in Murray, Utah.
David Kolb ’81 is an attorney and has opened a general practice law office in Joliet. He concentrates on family law, real estate, and injury matters. He and his wife, Marilou, reside in Plainfield.
Janet Pioli ’81 is president of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago for 2012-2013. She is an intellectual property attorney and shareholder at Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione in Chicago.
Luke Robins, M.S. ’81, is the sixth president of Peninsula College in Washington. He previously served as chancellor of Louisiana Delta Community College in Louisiana. He and his wife reside in Port Angeles, Washington.
Isaac Camargo ’82 is president of Premier Corporate Printing, Inc. He and his wife, Shirley, reside in Miami Lakes, Florida.
Roger Daniels ’82 obtained a master’s of divinity, a doctorate of ministry, and a second master’s in counseling. An ordained minister, he is a licensed professional counselor and a certified pastoral counselor. He is statewide director of counseling ministries for the Arizona Baptist Children’s Services. His wife, Alice (Tate) ’82 is a personal trainer and fitness/rehabilitation consultant. They are the parents of two adult daughters and reside in Tucson, Arizona.
Teresa Louise Gibson ’82 is the director of human resources for Emerson Energy System. She is completing an assignment in Singapore.
John V. Gillies ’82 completed four decades in law enforcement, including 29 years with the FBI. He retired to enter the private sector in the Midwest.
Mary L. “Lyn” Landon ’82 is a CPA working as a financial reporting specialist at 1st Farm Credit Services. She and her husband, Joseph, reside in Bloomington.
Vicki Draksler, M.S. ’83, is dean of students at Midstate College. She has taught at the college since 1970 and served as the director of Student Success. She resides in Peoria.
Deborah Louvar ’83 earned a juris doctorate at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. She is an adjunct professor at Seminole State College in Sanford, Florida. She resides in Winter Park, Florida.
Dennis N. Vaughn ’83 completed a professional certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from San Francisco State University. He resides in San Francisco, California.
Mark Victor ’83 has retired from a teaching career that began in 1978. He served in several districts, and most recently taught band and drivers education at Seneca Township High School. He resides in Seneca.
Catherine (Hutchison) Boyd ’84 is a designer and space planner at bioMerieux, Inc. She and her husband, Kevin, reside in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Kim Clynes ’84 is the director of sales and marketing for PohlmanUSA Court Reporting, which is a litigation support firm based in St. Louis. She resides in Eureka, Missouri.
Carlos Escapa ’84 is the cofounder and CEO of VirtualSharp Software. He has extensive expertise in virtualization, having previously worked at Vmware, where he was a senior executive in Europe. He resides in McLean, Virginia.
Karen Kieffer ’85 completed a master’s in education administration. She is executive director of learning and support services for Rockwood School District. She resides in Grover, Missouri.
Julie (Richardson) Neill ’85 is a teacher and director of the Pre-K program at William Holliday School in Fairview Heights. She and her husband, Scott, have two sons and reside in Lebanon.
Peter Schmale ’85 is the head Web developer for Hagie Manufacturing. He and his wife, Karen, reside in Mason City, Iowa.
Scott Stephens ’85 is a State Farm Insurance Companies agent in Illinois. He and his wife, Joyce, have been married 27 years and have two daughters. They reside in Oregon.
Randall T. Wikoff ’85, M.A. ’07, is a detective sergeant with the City of Bloomington Police Department. He was the 2011 recipient of the College of Applied Science and Technology Academy of Achievement Award. He and his wife, Marcy, reside in Bloomington.
Ann Nobis ’86 is vice president of services delivery at Geneca, a custom software development firm. She resides in Libertyville.
Daniel Sale ’86 is CEO of the Capital Area Association of Realtors in Springfield. He was recently named to the Dr. Almon R. (Bud) Smith, RCE, AE Leadership Society of the National Association of Realtors. His wife, Dena (Atteberry) ’86, works for the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Human Services. They have been married 25 years and reside in Chatham.
Jim Zook ’86 is executive director of the Michigan Corn Office. He previously served as the crops agent for Michigan State University Extension. He resides in Mason, Michigan.
Michael Barla ’87 completed a doctorate in education from Maryville University. He is director of early childhood education for the Rockwood School District. He and his partner, Rich Leighton, reside in St. Louis, Missouri.
Lynne Mikulich ’87 is an information technology project management consultant and project management professional training expert. She and her husband, David, reside in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Bob Parkhurst ’87 is vice president of administrative services for Goodwill of Central Illinois. He is a member of the Peoria Symphony Orchestra board of directors and involved with Corn Stock Theater. He resides in Germantown Hills.
Charles Pierce ’87 is self-employed in landscaping. He resides in Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin.
Lenora E. Armstrong ’88 completed a doctorate from George Washington University. She is an assistant professor at Norfolk State University in the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Exercise Science. She resides in Hampton, Virginia.
Debra Bethard-Caplick ’88 is a managing partner and public relations executive with Quicksilver Edge Strategic Communications. She has been presented a life membership as an Illinois Jaycees Ambassador. She and her husband, James, reside in Chicago.
Anthony Gonsalez ’88 is technology director architect for BlueMetal Architects. He previously worked for Microsoft Corporation. He resides in Chicago.
Laurie (Shirck) Monfiletto ’88 is vice president of human resources for PNM Resources, an energy holding company in New Mexico and Texas that provides electric utility services to 730,000 customers. She and her husband, Tony, reside in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Steven Robb ’88 is vice president and general manager of LaSalle Solutions. He is responsible for the development of LaSalle’s LAMP product, Mobility Solutions, which includes the patent-pending LAMP Scan. He resides in Northbrook.
Cami (Lobb) Cacciatore ’89, M.S. ’91, is the director of communications and marketing for the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association and PetAid Colorado, where she has worked four years. She and her husband, Stephen, reside in Westminister, Colorado.
Rick Pearce ’89, M.S. ’92, Ph.D. ’06, has worked for the Illinois Board of Education and Illinois Valley Community College. He is vice president for learning and student success at Heartland Community College in Normal.