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UGRD Leavey Business '01
Leahy, Jessica (Keller)

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.

submitted May. 22, 2012 9:16A
GRD Law '01
Klavdianos, Denis

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.

In the area of collection law, he has prosecuted fraudulent transfer actions and successfully pursued individuals and business entities under the alter ego theory of liability by filing adversary proceedings in bankruptcy court.
In the area of business litigation, he helped to prosecute four securities arbitration cases, and successfully defended a corporate client in an intellectual property matter.
In addition, Denis has been involved in four appeals (both as appellant and respondent) in which he drafted all the briefs in appellate cases brought before the Fourth District Court of Appeals in California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel.
During law school, Denis clerked for Judge Socrates Peter Manoukian of the Santa Clara County Superior Court.  He also clerked for the General Counsel of the California Medical Association, and participated in the Honors Moot Court Competition.

submitted May. 8, 2012 1:25P
UGRD Leavey Business '01
Keesler, Christina (Tsiagkas)

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.

submitted Mar. 19, 2011 11:06P
UGRD Leavey Business '01
Keesler, Christina (Tsiagkas)

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.

submitted Dec. 19, 2012 12:56P
Justl, Cathy (Miller)

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.

submitted Jun. 15, 2009 12:56P
GRD Ed./Couns Psych./Pastoral Min. '01
Justl, Cathy (Miller)

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.

submitted Feb. 27, 2013 6:58P
UGRD Leavey Business '01
Horton, Raphael

Raphael Horton MBA ’01 writes that he moved to Denver and is looking for a new job.

submitted Apr. 10, 2013 11:39A
UGRD Leavey Business '01
Hocking, Marisa (Borota)

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.

Contact Marisa
Marisa Hocking
submitted Aug. 25, 2010 2:43P
UGRD Leavey Business '01
Hocking, Marisa (Borota)

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.

submitted Jan. 27, 2013 11:46A
Hicks, Sarah (Petersen)

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.

submitted Dec. 8, 2008 9:13P
UGRD Leavey Business '01
Hicks, Sarah (Petersen)

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.

submitted Feb. 26, 2012 4:35P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '01
Harvey, Erin (Hill)

Erin (Hill) Harvey '01 and husband Jeremy welcomed their first child, son Hudson Joseph born on Nov. 24, 2010. He was 6 lbs., 3oz. and 19.5 inches long. The family lives in Seattle.

Contact Erin
submitted Mar. 24, 2011 10:12A
UGRD Leavey Business '01
Garabedian, Andrea (Recio-Ang)

Freshman Dorm: Graham 200

Andrea (Recio-Ang) Garabedian '01 married Eddie Garabedian '01 on Oct. 16, 2010, in Sonoma, Calif. Members of the groom's party included Luka Pavlina, Dominic Alling, Pavel Radda '01, Aron Selnick '01, and Brian Joe '01. Additional Broncos in attendance were Deb Chiu, Dan Arata, Tom Little, Lindsay Kanetomi, Patrick Ursini, Aaron Jang, Brian Fong, Jennifer Cooke, and Cindy Barrango to name but a few. Eddie and Andrea live in San Francisco.

submitted Apr. 13, 2011 9:57P
GRD Leavey/MBA '01
Fox, David

David Fox MBA '01, former software entrepreneur, has taken to the tequila-making business, setting up the headquarters of his new brand, Arta, in the Bay Area. He was recently featured in a piece in the San Francisco Chronicle.

submitted May. 6, 2010 2:33P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '01
Flowers, Kimberly (Bush)

Kimberly (Bush) Flowers ’01 and husband Claude welcomed their third child, John Michael "Mickey" Walden, on April 30, 2012. Mickey is adored by sister Clara Louise (born 9/2/08) and celebrated in Heaven by brother Theodore "Teddy" Charles Martin (d. 5/29/11). The family lives in Olympia, WA.

submitted Jul. 5, 2012 8:35P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '01
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 Arts & Sciences '01
Epres, Christine

Christine Epres '01 married Philip Yeager on August 19, 2011 in Maui, Hawaii. Christine is a legislative assistant for U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA). Christine and Philip live in Washington, DC.

submitted Oct. 23, 2011 1:19P
Doré, David
submitted May. 16, 2014 11:54A
Diaz, Alma (Parra)

Angel Diaz ’99 and Alma Diaz Parra ’01 welcomed their first child, Eduardo Angel, on September 7, 2011. The family resides in Los Angeles.

submitted Oct. 7, 2013 9:15A
Dazols, Lisa

Lisa Dazols ’01 and Jennifer Chang at San Francisco City Hall. In attendance were Cheryl Dumesnil (former SCU faculty), Sarah (Canepa) Pastran ’01, Armando Pastran ’01, Kelly (Linder) Ernst ’01, Jonathan Ernst ’01, Michele (Eggers) Lago ’01, Aimmon Lago ’01, Joseph Albers ’02, and Karen (Dazols) Albers ’01. The newlyweds also have a film coming out in the spring called Out and Around: Stories of a Not-So-Straight Journey (

submitted Oct. 13, 2013 10:56P
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