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ROBERT SCHMIDT

Class of 2017

Robert Schmidt ’17 was named assistant director of athletics for student wellness and sports performance at Monsignor Farrell High School in Staten Island, N.Y. He will be responsible for the management of the new strength-and-conditioning wellness center and Farrell’s student-athletes’ annual training programs.

LINDSAY BOWMAN

LINDSAY BOWMAN

Class of 2004

Lindsay Bowman ’04 was appointed the new head of middle and upper schools at Harrisburg Academy, one of the nation’s oldest private, coed and pre-K-to-12 schools. Previously, she was the director of the school’s Centers for Experiential Learning and Innovation, girls’ basketball and soccer coach and middle-school history teacher.

MELISSA WHITE DALBURG

Class of 1996

Melissa White Dalburg was recently promoted to vice president of Amwins Brokerage of Georgia, where she works as a commercial insurance broker specializing in construction. She was also appointed to the newly formed Diversity and Inclusion Council in the Atlanta Amwins office. In her free time, she co-leads her 13-year-old daughter’s Girl Scout troop and is a reading mentor at a nearby elementary school (when school is in person!) through the Everybody Wins Atlanta program. 


Andrew Kressley

Andrew Kressley

Class of 1984

Andrew Kressley '84 was highlighted on Zip06.com’s article “Andrew Kressley: Where’s the Fire?” A a dental surgeon, Andrew was recently elected the chief of the Essex Fire Department. He has been a firefighter for 42 years, longer than he’s been a dentist.

JESSICA KARDISH

Class of 1994

In January, Jessica Kardish joined Seelos Therapeutics Inc. as vice president of clinical development and operations. She has over 25 years of drug development and operations experience in mid-size and small pharma companies, primarily in CNS and rare disease spaces. She previously worked at Shire Pharmaceuticals, where she had a successful track record which included five global regulatory approvals.

TERRY KOHLER

Class of 2000

Terry Kohler ’00 was appointed chief financial officer for Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc., a dermatology-therapeutics company developing medications for skin diseases requiring medical interventions. He is a strategic and operational finance leader with over 20 years of commercial business experience.

DREW GREENBLATT

DREW GREENBLATT

Class of 1988

Drew Greenblatt ’88, president of Marlin Steel Wire Products, was highlighted in The Daily Record. The article tells of the improvements he’s made to the company and how it has adapted their business model during the coronavirus pandemic.

ASHLEIGH WILLIAMS

Class of 2018

Ashleigh Williams ’18 joined the workforce team at PA CareerLink Mifflin County. She assists young adults, ages 16 to 24 in the Yes to The Future Program. She provides individualized career coaching to young adults, helping them with career exploration, job search, interviewing skills, paid internships, soft-skill development and locating supportive services.

 

JEREMY SKULE

Class of 1996

Jeremy Skule ’96 was appointed the executive vice president and chief strategy officer at Nasdaq. He leads the global strategy organization to drive strategic planning, divestitures, venture investing, mergers and acquisitions, NasdaqNext innovation and is responsible for the company’s positioning as an innovative data, technology and analytics leader. Joining Nasdaq in 2012, he led the global rebranding of Nasdaq to embrace its core strengths in data, analytics and technology. He previously led marketing and communications teams across the financial services industry.


SUNGMIN BOBYAK

Class of 1989

Sungmin Bobyak ’89’s oil paintings were featured at The Inland Bays Garden Center in Frankford, Del. As an animal lover and avid dog lover, her favorite subject matters are adorable critters and wet-nosed puppy dogs.

LAURA PETROVICH-CHENEY

Class of 1989

Laura Petrovich-Cheney’s work “All the Light Within” was chosen for The Toledo Museum of Art’s new exhibition “Radical Tradition: American Quilts and Social Change.” The exhibit includes many nationally known artists, and the quilts on view embody activism and raise questions about current societal conditions.

KENYA BULLOCK

KENYA BULLOCK

Class of 2019

Kenya Bullock ’19 is one of two new education and community outreach coordinators for Artworks Trenton Inc., Trenton, N.J.’s visual arts center. She will oversee art education and other community programming in Trenton and surrounding communities and will help to manage youth and adult education programs at Artworks’ downtown Trenton space, as well as working with community members and partner organizations on art-making and other creative activities.


PATRICK COSGROVE

Class of 1995

Patrick Cosgrove ’95 is the new chief lending officer at Alaska USA Federal Credit Union. He joins them with more than 25 years of credit union experience.

DAVID BROWER

Class of 1989

David Brower ’89 is the new executive director of PineCone, the Piedmont Council of Traditional Music. The Raleigh, N.C., nonprofit produces concerts, festivals and facilitated jam sessions designed to bring people together with bluegrass, old time and other forms of traditional folk music. This new career comes after 30 years of work at NPR stations in North Carolina and New Mexico.

JERRY MCLAUGHLIN

Class of 1990

Jerry McLaughlin ’90 was appointed CEO of Life Biosciences, a life-sciences company targeting the biology of aging. He has over 30 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry and has been involved in the discovery, clinical development and global commercialization of more than a dozen FDA-approved drugs with multiple successful exits. Most recently, he was president and CEO for Neos Therapeutics Inc., a commercial-stage pharmaceutical company.