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2006

UGRD Arts & Sciences '06
Gomez, Belen
Belen E. Gomez ’06, MBA ’12 has been appointed program director for Board Recruiting & Professional Mentoring Services for XCEO Inc., a governance consulting and board recruiting firm. Gomez will manage XCEO's board recruitment process, and professional mentoring programs and leadership development services. She has been supporting the professional mentoring programs for the past three years, and she is actively engaged in implementing XCEO’s professional mentoring curriculum. In this role, Gomez works with CEOs and other senior executives from Silicon Valley start ups to Fortune 500 companies, on personal leadership and entrepreneurial initiatives as well as professional advancement strategy and positioning. Most recent, she led the effort to place two board members on a $4 billion global manufacturing company’s board of directors.
 
Gomez joined XCEO in 2006. Prior to being named a program director, she worked in a variety of other management roles including program management, marketing, research and publishing. Gomez earned a B.S. in Psychology from Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, Calif. She received her M.B.A. from Santa Clara University with a concentration in Marketing. Before joining the XCEO team, she worked for SRI International researching behavioral development and education.
submitted Apr. 26, 2012 4:55P
'06
Gillum, Jack

Jack Gillum '06 has been named a campaign finance and investigative reporter for the Associated Press. He will be covering the role of money in the upcoming 2012 election cycle at a time when court rulings have radically changed how outside groups can influence elections. Prior to joining AP's Washington bureau, Gillum was an editor with USA Today and, before that, with the Arizona Daily Star. His notable work includes uncovering testing irregularities in big-city schools and the growing role of government subsidies in college sports programs.

submitted Aug. 9, 2011 2:57P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '06
Flynn, Christina

Christina L. Flynn '06 is joining the Utah Shakespeare Festival Educational tour for the first time. She is one of the members of the acting company for USF's 2012 tour of A Midsummer Night's Dream. 

She will be blogging during the tour at http://utahshakespearefestival.blogspot.com. (Read her inaugural post.)

Originally from San Diego, she received her B.A in theatre arts from Santa Clara University and her M.F.A in acting from Wayne State University. Flynn also studied at the Moscow Art Theatre in Russia.

submitted Jan. 30, 2012 3:16P
GRD Ed./Couns Psych./Pastoral Min. '06
Flores, Enrique

Enrique Flores ’01, M.A. '06, through his nonprofit East Side Heroes, coordinated Unity Day II in East San Jose, in March. The event strives to promote peace amid gang-troubled communities by encouraging gang members and former member—and those whose lives have been touched by the violent feuds—to bring in gang paraphernalia in exchange for gift cards and to participate in a march through residential streets to promote peace.

"It's about identity transformation," said Flores, director of the Corazon Project, a nonprofit founded by Supervisor Dave Cortese that collaborated on the event. Flores mentors youths in an effort to steer them away from gangs.
submitted Mar. 25, 2012 9:05P
UGRD Leavey Business '06
Fillmon, Marisa (Randazzo)

Marisa Randazzo '06 has married Quintin Fillmon of Santa Rosa, CA, in Los Angeles on August 15, 2009. Along with Marisa's brother, Bubba Randazzo '98 and his wife Amy Randazzo '98, Francesca Koscielak '06, Carly Bird-Vogel '06, Ellie Meneffee '06 and Angela Saldivar '06 were all in the wedding party. Marisa currently works as a buyer at the Univerisity of Southern California and Quinn, a UCLA grad, works for a sales company in Los Angeles. After their wedding, Quinn and Marisa honeymooned in Europe and currently reside in Santa Monica. Other broncos in attendance: Brian Koscielak '06, Nikki Strehlow '06, Katie Reedy '06, Lindsey Hart '06, Mike Vinvent '06, Kendall Craver '06, Varant Ovenessoff '06, Michaela Cawley '06, Alex Rhodes '06, Joseph Zanfini '08, Joanne & Todd McDonald '87 and John & Melissa Riley '98.

submitted Sep. 15, 2009 12:18P
UGRD Leavey Business '06
Fillmon, Marisa (Randazzo)

On July 20, 2010, Brandon "Bubba" Randazzo '98 and Amy Puccetti Randazzo '98 had a baby girl named Addison Marie (pictured on right). Addie joins her older brother Jake, (6 years), and sis Sofia (1 1/2 years). Six days later on July 26th, Bubba's younger sister, Marisa Randazzo Fillmon '06 and her husband Quinn, gave birth to their first baby girl, Gianna Margaret Grace (pictured on left). Both cousins are doing great and are sure to be future Broncos!!

submitted Oct. 14, 2010 2:36P
UGRD Leavey Business '06
Fillmon, Marisa (Randazzo)

Marisa Randazzo Fillmon ’06 and her husband, Quinn, gave birth to their daughter, Ava Patricia Grace, on Jan. 6, 2012. Ava joins her big sis, Gianna (18 months). The Fillmon family resides in Long Beach, Calif.

submitted Jan. 16, 2012 9:30A
'06
Fialho, Christina

Christina Fialho ’06, J.D. ’12 and her colleague Christina Mansfield were named 2012 Echoing Green Fellows for Social Change. Echoing Green provides more than $2 million in seed support social entrepreneurs from around the world every year.

The pair will launch a new project -- Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement (CIVIC) -- with support from Echoing Green for the first two years. CIVIC is a national network of immigration detention visitation groups, with a mission to end the isolation and abuse of persons in immigration detention by building and strengthening community visitation programs across the U.S. They will provide support to current visitation groups, resources and training to new groups, and a communication platform for all visitation groups.

Fialho, a social activist for immigrant rights and the daughter of an immigrant, has assisted in defending immigrants from detention and deportation before the U.S. Immigration Courts and has argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She currently serves on the steering committee of the Detention Watch Network, and her scholarly publications focus on the intersection of immigration law, constitutional law, and international human rights. Prior to starting CIVIC, she co-founded the first immigration detention visitation program in California.

submitted Jun. 17, 2012 10:34A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '06
Erwin, Dan

Dan Erwin '06 Is graduating in June 2011 with a Masters degree in Marketing from Loyola University Chicago. After graduating from SCU in '06, he moved to Rome, Italy to work for Loyola's Rome Center. Prior to beginning graduate school, Dan worked as a legislative aide at the City of San Jose in Councilmember Forrest Williams' office.

submitted Mar. 31, 2011 5:40P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '06
EDWARDS, JONATHAN

Jonathan M. Edwards ’06, former member of the SCU golf team, and wife Jordan welcomed a baby boy, Jonathan Newton Edwards, on Dec. 29, 2011. He was 6 pounds, 15 ounces. They reside in Weiser, Idaho.

submitted Jan. 24, 2012 9:29A
'06
Dougherty, Scott

Scott Dougherty '06 and Marian Dalmy '08 on Feb. 18, 2012, at the Cabo Azul Resort in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico.

submitted Feb. 26, 2012 5:30P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '06
Dezember, Michelle
Michelle Dezember ’06 is the director of education for the Museum of Modern Art, Mathaf, Qatar. As a member of the executive team, she served as master of ceremonies for the opening of the museum as her proud parents looked on. She has been in Qatar about a year. After graduating from SCU, Michelle received a Fulbright scholarship to study at the University of Barcelona. She worked at the Brooklyn Museum before heading to Qatar.
submitted Jan. 12, 2011 12:10P
GRD Law '06
DeLuca, Elia

Elia DeLuca '02, J.D. '06 has been appointed to Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton's LLP Labor and Employment practice group. The practice focuses on traditional labor and employment issues in a variety of industries, including trucking, airlines transportation, technology, entertainment, environmental, recycling and solid waste services. The firm also specializes in representing clients in union negotiations, organizing campaigns and unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board.

 

submitted Nov. 15, 2010 3:21P
GRD Law '06
DeLuca, Elia

Elia DeLuca ’02, J.D. ’06 was named a Rising Star in the Northern California Super Lawyers 2013 edition, which recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state. DeLuca practices labor and employment law in the San Francisco office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton.

submitted Aug. 5, 2013 12:11P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '06
Darling, Jen

Freshman Dorm: Walsh

After graduating with her bachelor's degree, Jen Darling '06, M.A. '08 taught 4th grade in East Side San Jose for a year and realized that teaching was not her true calling. She went on to receive her Teaching Credential and Masters in Education with an emphasis in Correctional Psychology & Alternative Education from Santa Clara University and now works happily back at SCU as a fundraiser.

Contact Jen
JDarling@scu.edu
submitted Feb. 16, 2011 9:37A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '06
Cid, Amparo

Amparo Cid '06 worked for a local non-profit after graduating from SCU. Recently, she graduated from UC Davis School of Law and was awarded the Lorenzo Patiiño Memorial Award.

submitted Apr. 1, 2011 7:43P
GRD Law '06
Castle, Peter

Peter Castle J.D. ’06 joined Peak Vista Community Health Centers as manager of business development and partnerships. Castle is the former programs director for the Colorado Business Group on Health. He has been in the nonprofit field for more than six years and is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder, Santa Clara University School of Law, and the Coro Center for Civic Leadership.

submitted Apr. 1, 2012 11:35A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '06
Cardenas, Tori (Markey )

Tori (Markey) ’06 and Aaron Cardenas were married on June 23, 2012, at Bava Ranch in Hughson, Calif. The wedding party included SCU alumni Eric Cardenas '92, Jamie Weaver '06, Laurie Sherry '06, Erin Hurley '05, Jessica King Klem '05 and Cadi Imbs Olsen '06. Other Broncos in attendance were: Tori's father Michael Markey MBA '67, Michelle Rhoney '06, Teru Olsen '05, Cory Barnard '05, Vince Castro '06, Alex Kargbo '04, Kayla Huss '05, Whitney Sutak '04, Christina Alexander '06, Diane Snodgrass '06, Bridget Murphy '06, Martha Saracino '06, Katrina Welch Reardon '06, and Matt Reardon '06.

submitted Oct. 4, 2012 9:53A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '06
Busch, Mark

 

Mark Busch '06 is holding a fundraiser on Oct. 29th in San Francisco to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The fundraiser is part of a larger fundraiser project named “Operation: Pink Paddle,” whose goal is to raise $25,000 for the BCRF in conjuncture with an international paddling trip. Busch writes: "The goal of the trip is to paddle the first descent of 3 rivers in South America, starting in Bolivia and paddling roughly 1,800 miles to Buenos Aires. The trip will take place Dec. 2011.  Please visit our website, www.operationpinkpaddle.com, to make a donation, and learn more about the trip, the impetus behind it, and who we are."

 

Contact Mark
www.operationpinkpaddle.com
submitted Mar. 23, 2011 11:25A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '06
Brown, Sara

Sara Brown '06 and Ryan Kennedy '05 married June 2, 2012 in Michigan.

submitted Jul. 13, 2012 2:20P
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