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1969

UGRD Leavey Business '69
Caillat, Ken

Ken Caillat ’69, Grammy-winning producer best known for producing the Fleetwood Mac record Rumours—the third largest-selling album of all time—just released the book Making Rumours: The Inside Story of the Classic Fleetwood Mac Album, which tells the wild, poignant, and exhilarating story behind the album’s creation. Following the huge commercial success of Rumours, Caillat also produced Tusk (1979), Live (1980), Mirage (1982), and The Chain (box set, originally released in 1992) for the British-American rock band.

In 2003, Caillat produced and engineered former Fleetwood Mac band member Christine McVie’s solo album, In the Meantime, in London. The project took four months and was McVie’s first album in over ten years. Some of his other credits include Paul McCartney, Joni Mitchell, Warren Zevon, The Rambles, Herbie Hancock, Pink Floyd and Michael Jackson, just to name a few. 
 
The sixty-five year old California native holds a BSC from the University of Santa Clara and has been an active member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for over 27 years. He is the father of singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat and produced her albums Coco (2007), Breakthrough (2009), and All of You (2011). Read an interview with him at Smashing Interviews Magazine.
 
submitted Mar. 30, 2012 1:34P
'69
Bric, Steve

Steve Bric ’69 writes that he is president of Hibernia Woolen Mills, which he founded in 1997. The extremely successful company manufactures residential and contract wool carpeting, with plans for growth.  He operates the business with his wife, Sharon Bric, whom he married in January 1979. "We enjoy the special friendships we have with our staff," writes Bric, who has two kids: Erin (who graduated from Boston College ) and Kevin ’05.

While at SCU, Bric was station manager at KSCU Radio Station from 1967–1968. He was also a member of Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity. After four years in ROTC, he was commissioned 2nd lieutenant. He completed officer’s basic at Fort Bliss, Texas, in air defense artillery, and served two years at Fort Ord, Calif., as a range officer with combat skills. Bric served four years in reserve duty with the rank of captain. His brother was killed in action in Vietnam while serving with Special Forces Secret Unit (SOG), facts only discovered 10 years ago, when Secrecy Agreements ran out.

 
In 1972, Bric joined his father's sales agency selling carpet yarns and backings. He moved to Manhattan Beach, Calif., and has lived there since. In 1984, upon his dad's death, he continued the business with Candlewick Yarns. In 1994 he founded Woolshire Carpet Mills, which sold in 1997, when he founded Hibernia Woolen Mills. "We are most fortunate," writes Bric.
submitted Jan. 14, 2013 11:54A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '69
Braun, Joseph

Joseph A. Braun, Jr. '69 is the coordinator of professional development for the National Council for the Social Studies and led the third annual Teacher Education Institute on Powerful and Authentic Social Studies on the SCU campus in July. He is the co-author of "An Introduction to Standards-Based Reflective Teaching in Middle and High Schools" published by Teachers College Press. He lives in Carmel, Calif., with his wife, Anne Gosch, who is the librarian at Palma High and he is a co-founder of the band Doc Ricketts Crickets.

submitted Jun. 19, 2009 1:38P
'69
Botsford, Charles

Charles Botsford J.D. '69 is fully retired!

submitted Jun. 11, 2009 3:32P
'69
Boitano, Frank

Frank Boitano ’69, MBA ’74 and his daughter Lauren summited Mt. Kilimanjaro on Jan. 17, 2013.

submitted May. 15, 2013 3:13P
'69
Barengo, Robert

Robert Barengo '69 has been elevated from Nevada Tax Commissioner to the position of Chairman of the Nevada Tax Commission. Mr. Barengo is an attorney in Reno, Nev., and is a former Speaker of the Nevada State Assembly.  His record of public service in Nevada includes serving on the Nevada Tax Commission since 2003, serving as a member of the Nevada Insurance Commission (1996-2003), serving in the Nevada Assembly (1972-1982) and serving as a member of the City of Reno Financial Advisory Board (1998-1991). 

submitted Sep. 28, 2009 3:19P
UGRD Leavey Business '69
Andre, jim

Freshman Dorm: Kenna

Jim Andre ’69 writes, "Now retired, I am completing my third voyage teaching on Semester at Sea, Spring 2014. After working in accounting and owning a retail business for a few years, I began my teaching career at the University of Southern California in 1984. I live with my partner of 26 years, Paul Kellogg, in the Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles."

submitted Apr. 8, 2014 12:48A
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