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Kevin McDonough '01 married Patti Vetter on April 18 in Philadelphia. The wedding party included Tim McDonough '03, Chris Helin, Zach Young, Brad Harrington, Kevin Holmes, and Ryan McKay '03. Additional Broncos in attendance included Jose Speede and Keith Candau '03. Kevin and Patti live in Atlanta.
Kevin McDonough '01 recently joined Atlanta-based Blue Giraffe Sports as its VP of Sales and Marketing. McDonough will be responsible for developing corporate partnerships for Blue Giraffe athletes, focusing primarily on their professional golfers.
Carrie (Lawler) McCullagh '01 and Marc McCullagh '01 welcomed the birth of their second daughter, Madeline Patricia on February 27, 2010. The family, including big sister Anna (2 1/2), resides in Portland, Oregon.
Carrie (Lawler) McCullagh ’01 and Marc McCullagh '01, welcomed their third daughter, Catherine Anne, on July 20, 2012. Big sisters Anna (4) and Madeline (2) are excited to have another sister. The McCullaghs live in Portland.
Sean Magann MBA ’01 was promoted to vice president of sales and marketing at Sims Recycling Solutions.
Magann joined the company in May 2011 and formerly held the position of commercial director, North America. Magann will be responsible for advancing all commercial activities for Sims Recycling Solutions in the United States, which includes leading both national and regional sales efforts. He will also manage marketing initiatives that favorably position the company’s services in the marketplace.
Stephanie (Deddens) MacDonald '01 and Michael MacDonald '02 welcomed their first child, son Luke Michael born on April 19, 2010. He was 7lbs. 4 oz. and 20 inches long. Stephanie is a first grade teacher in San Jose and Michael is a real estate attorney in Palo Alto. The family lives in San Jose.
Gladys (Garcia) Lopez '01 and her husband, Ivan Lopez, are proprieters of Ultimate Performance & Fitness, which was selected for the 2015 Best of Westlake Village Award. Their business, which was recognized in the Gym category for the third year in a row, was selected for enhancing the positive image of small businesses through service to their customers and the community.
Ultimate Performance & Fitness is one of the largest private personal training facilities in the Conejo Valley, with nearly 5,000 square feet of new top-of-the-line cardio and strength equipment. All personal trainers that train clients at UPF must meet strict qualifications in terms of professionalism, training, education and level of certification. These gifted certified personal trainers must also continue to educate themselves in the latest fitness and healthy trends and innovations to better serve the clients of the Conejo Valley.
Jessica (Keller) Leahy '01 and her husband, Luke, welcomed their first child, Isaac Keller, on August 4, 2008.
Jessica (Keller) Leahy ’01 and husband, Luke, welcomed their second child, son Amos James, on December 13, 2011. Amos joins big brother Isaac, who is 3.5.
Denis Klavdianos J.D. ’01 is in his third year at Glassberg, Pollak & Associates. He currently devotes 100 percent of his time to collection matters. He has broad based experience in business litigation, including collection matters.
Christina Keesler (Tsiagkas) '01 writes: "My husband and Nathan and I were married at the San Ramon Golf Club on Aug. 28, 2010. The wedding was officiated by Elizabeth Barron-Silva '01 and the Maid of Honor was Doran Navarro '01. In attendance were Stephanie Tsiagkas (Melia) '96, Diana Ramirez Zuniga '01, Caren Rocha (Maravilla) '01, and Ruben Barron-Silva '01.
Christina (Tsiagkas) Keesler '01 and her husband, Nathan Keesler, welcomed their first child, Mariah Judith Keesler, Aug. 8, 2012. The family lives in Antioch, Calif.
Cathy (Miller) Justl '98 and David Justl '99 are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter Annakiya Yewibdar Eileen born November 29, 2008 in Ethiopia and in our arms forever May 8, 2009.
Cathy (Miller) Justl '98, M.A. '01 and David Justl '99 live in Wisconsin and are pleased to announce the arrival of Katherine Yeon Emma Justl, born March 17, 2011, in Osan, South Korea, home forever on August 30, 2012. She joins big sister, Kiya, age 4.
Mark "Rusty" Johnson '01 is in his first year as head coach of De Anza College’s men’s soccer team and was named the Coast Conference Coach of the Year. Prior, he was an assistant coach at Santa Clara University for 10 years. Johnson decided he wanted to coach a team of his own. During his years playing at Santa Clara University, Johnson played in two College Cups and one National Championship game. His expertise has been recognized throughout the game, giving him a respectful reputation.
Courtney Ireland '01 married Josh Ireland on November 12, 2011, at the Mission Church. She writes, "Had our beautiful baby girl Kennedy James on November 21, 2014. Moved to Fresno in July of this year to be closer to family. Would love to connect with any alumni in the area!"
Raphael Horton MBA ’01 writes that he moved to Denver and is looking for a new job.
Marisa (Borota) Hocking '01 and husband Zeke welcomed their first child, daugther Emma Rose Hocking on June 2, 2010. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long. The family resides in Chandler, Ariz.
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Marisa (Borota) Hocking '01 and Zeke Hocking—Bryce David Hocking on May 21, 2012. He is adored by big sister Emma (2). The family reside in Chandler, Ariz.
Sarah Petersen '01 married Dave Hicks on September 27 in Vienna, Austria. They met during the 1999 IES study abroad program in Vienna. Ron Petersen '70, MBA '77 gave away the bride. Celia (Aanderud) Yenchik '01 and Tori (Duggins) LoVerme '01 were among those that attended the wedding in Europe. Sarah and Dave currently reside in Sunnyvale, Calif.
Sarah (Petersen) Hicks ’01 and husband Dave—their first child, daughter Carsen Rose Hicks, on Jan. 24, 2012. The family lives in San Jose, Calif.
Sarah (Petersen) Hicks ’01 and husband Dave welcomed their second daughter, Cora Elouise Hicks, on Feb. 17, 2014. She joins 2-year-old sister Carsen Rose at the family's home in San Jose, Calif.