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Freshman Dorm: Campisi
Following his tendency to drastically change his surroundings, after moving from San Jose to Santa Clara for his college years, Bob Pfahnl '06 has since trekked back to San Jose as a lifelong native of the region.
Katie (Roberts) Payer '06 recently moved to Denver with her husband. She started a position as the Vice President of Communications for the Young Americans Center for Financial Education (yacenter.org).
Arthur Obolsky '04 and Caitlyn Gilley Obolsky '06 welcomed their second child, Maya Charlotte Obolsky, on July 24, 2009. She joins older sister Isabelle Alana. Arthur received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego School of Law in May 2009.
Arthur Obolsky '04 and Caitlyn Gilley Obolsky '06 welcomed their third child, a son named Adam Daniel Obolsky on May 19, 2011. His big sisters Isabelle and Maya are smitten. The family recently relocated from San Diego to Berkeley, and maintain a thriving law practice in both Tax Disputes and Consumer Protection laws. Their websites are bayarealemonlawyer.com and obolskytaxlaw.com
Travis Niesen '06 is a police officer with the City of Santa Clara.
Kevin Morris MBA ’06 writes, "Married to Helen and have two amazing kids: Kieran and Isla. We moved to Austin in 2011 after 12 years in the Bay Area. We are enjoying life in the Lone Star State and are continuing to get used to the heat!"
Maria Patricia Miranda '06 graduated from Dartmouth Medical School in June 13, 2010 and is in her first year of residency in Internal Medicine program at the University of Massachusetts. She currently resides outside of Boston.
Erin (Davis) Meyer '06 and husband Nathan welcomed their first child, Kristopher, in January 2012.
Freshman Dorm: McLaughlin
Denise Melone '06 is living in New York City and working in advertising at Ogilvy & Mather.
Tara Macken '06, an actress/stuntwoman, is playing a fighter – a District 4 tribute – in "The Hunger Games." The film, based on the first book in a trilogy written by Suzanne Collins, is about a teenager who lives in a post-apocalyptic world. The games are an annual event in which boy and girls aged 12 to 18 compete in televised battles in which only one of them can survive.
Machen’s big break was appearing on "Sons of Anarchy" on FX. She will be in the next installment of the "G.I. Joe" franchise and the next reboot of "Star Trek."
Veronica Lowman '06 was recently promoted to the rank of captain in the U.S. Army. Lowman began her training in ROTC Basic Officer Leadership Course I at Santa Clara University and upon graduation was commissioned into the U.S. Army as a 2nd lieutenant. She is currently stationed at the Presidio in Monterey.
Francisco Lobato '04, M.S. '06 and Elsa Jacobo '05 welcomed their first daughter, Monica Lobato-Jacobo, on January 4, 2010. She was 6 pounds, 15 ounces and 20 inches long. The family lives in San Jose, Calif.
Jasmin Llamas ’06, M.A. ’09, a graduate student in the University of California–Santa Barbara Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology, has received two grants to help fund her research: a Chicano Studies Institute (CSI) Grant and a Graduate Research Award for Social Science Surveys. This is Llamas’s second CSI grant.
Kelsey (Swanson) Larson ’06 and her husband, Brent, welcomed a beautiful baby girl, Linnea Mary, on April 12, 2014. Kelsey is an attorney with the law firm of O'Melveny & Myers LLP in Los Angeles. Brent is the chief resident physician in pathology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The family lives in Burbank.
Jacquetta Lannan J.D. '06 has quit her job as a lawyer to start Chez Franc, a gourmet hot dog eatery (and food truck) set to open this summer in Palo Alto. She credits the California Program for Entrepreneurship at the Leavey School of Business for helping her make the career change. Read more about her endeavor in the Silicon Valley Business Journal.
Ryan Kennedy '05 and Sara (Brown) '06 were married surrounded by family and friends on June 2, 2012, in southwest Michigan.
Catherine M. Kelly M.Div. ’06, husband Andrew, and son Michael welcomed Rafael James, born Oct. 3, 2011.
Leslie Maglione '06 married James Jensen on October 9, 2010 at St. Ignatius Church in San Francisco. In attendance were Joseph Maglione '77, Celia Raffetto Maglione '77, Jay Maglione '13, Claudia Panontin Jones '77, Mary Conlon Almassy '77, Steve Almassy '77, Alicia Del Prado, Katie Kiely '07, and Stephanie Rocha.
Leslie (Maglione) Jensen '06, J.D. '09 and her husband James welcomed their first child, Samantha May, on Jan. 17, 2014.
Toriana S. Holmes '06 is an associate practicing bankruptcy law at the law firm of Severson & Werson, P.C. in San Francisco.
Daniel S. Hendrickson, S.J., M.Div. '06 will be Creighton University’s 25th president as of July 2015. Hendrickson was born and raised in Fremont, Nebraska. He moved west to attend Marquette University, graduating with a B.A. in psychology and theology, before entering the Society of Jesus.
Kent Harkness ’05 and Elizabeth Warburton ’06 were married in Houston, Texas on August 16, 2012.