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1998

UGRD Arts & Sciences '98
Stofferahn, Bryan (Stofferahn)

Bryan Stofferahn ’98 married Claire Ilog on July 6, 2013, at the Pacific Oaks Vineyard Estate in Santa Cruz, Calif. Mark Brower ’99 performed the ceremony, while Nate Baker ’99 and Rogelio Calderon ’98 served as groomsmen. Also in attendance were Jason Cook ’99, Brad Perkins ’99, Aisha Curran ’99, and Ryan Hoffman ’01. Bryan is a partner at the law firm of Connor & Bishop in San Francisco, and could not be happier right now.

submitted Jul. 25, 2013 11:26A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '98
Smith, Amanda (Santos)

Amanda (Santos) Smith '98 and her husband, Steven, proudly announce the birth of a daughter, Sofia Amanda, on September 23, 2010. The family lives in San Jose.

submitted Feb. 7, 2011 2:23P
GRD Ed./Couns Psych./Pastoral Min. '98
Silva, Jolyn (Silva)

Jolyn Silva M.A. '98 is the owner and operator of Heaven On Earth: Skin Care & Massage. She has two locations: San Jose and Mountain View. They perform therapeutic massages, pampering facials, and meticulous waxing. www.heaven-on-earth.net

Contact Jolyn
http://www.heaven-on-earth.net http://www.linkedin.com/in/jolynsilva
submitted Sep. 10, 2009 12:01A
GRD Law '98
Rutila, Robert

Robert P. Rutila J.D. '98 has returned to Ridenour, Hienton & Lewis in Phoenix, Ariz. He practices commercial litigation and is focused on construction law, landlord/tenant disputes, creditors rights, real estate, banking and general-contract issues.

submitted Oct. 9, 2012 5:03P
'98
Rubin, Kathleen

Kathleen Rubin '98 has recently directed a one man show, written and performed by Aaron Braxton, called "Did You Do Your Homework?" It has been playing at the Beverly Hills Playhouse in Los Angeles since January and continues to run due to overwhelming success. The show chronicles Mr. Braxton's experience as a substitute teacher in an urban school in Los Angeles. The theme is timely and relevant as Mr. Braxton states, "Education is an equalizer and a conditioned mind will defeat an angry heart."

submitted May. 6, 2009 11:37A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '98
Rodriguez, Sarah (Lentz)

Sarah (Lentz) Rodriguez '98 and husband Sergio had their first child, son Tanner Dashiell, on March 12, 2010. The family lives in Fullerton, Calif.

submitted Jul. 14, 2010 10:49A
UGRD Leavey Business '98
Randazzo, Brandon

Bubba and Amy Randazzo '98 welcomed the birth of their second child in February. Sofia Marie Randazzo was 6 lbs 9 oz and was 19 inches long. Sofie's big brother Jake loves taking care of his "sissy girl."

submitted Oct. 12, 2009 2:07P
'98
Postigo, Maureen (Bermingham)

Maureen Bermingham Postigo '98 and husband Javier joyfully welcomed their daughter, Francesca Elizabeth, into the world on June 8, 2011. They continue to marvel at her amazing growth and development. The family resides in Walnut Creek.

submitted Mar. 6, 2012 9:45P
UGRD Leavey Business '98
Plut, Rachel (Palmer)

Rachel (Palmer) ’98 and David Plut ’97 welcomed their third baby girl, Charlotte Sunshine, on August 20. The family lives in Spokane, Wash.

submitted Oct. 3, 2012 2:26A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '98
Pierce, Lloyd
Lloyd Pierce ’98 was hired as an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors basketball team. Pierce joins the Warriors after spending the previous three seasons as the player development coordinator for the Cavaliers, where he worked closely with the team’s players on individual skill development. A Bay Area native from San Jose, Pierce attended Santa Clara University from 1994-1998, where he was a four-year letterman and helped lead the Broncos to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances. Following his college career, Pierce played professionally in Mexico, Australia, and Germany before returning to Santa Clara to join the team’s coaching staff under Dick Davey.
submitted Jan. 12, 2011 12:00P
UGRD Leavey Business '98
Pierce, Lloyd

Lloyd Pierce '98 is now a player development coach for the Memphis Grizzlies. Mr. Pierce, with more than 15 years of collegiate and professional basketball experience, joins the Grizzlies’ organization for a third NBA coaching job after a year (2010-11) with the Golden State Warriors, where he served as an assistant coach under head coach Keith Smart. Prior to his stint with the Warriors, he worked for the Cleveland Cavaliers as a player development coordinator for three seasons (2007-10). The San Jose, Calif., native attended SCU (1994-98) where he helped lead the Broncos to two NCAA Tournament berths. After graduating with a degree in business management, he played four seasons internationally, making stops in Mexico, Australia, and Germany before returning to SCU, where he joined the team’s staff as an assistant coach under head coach Dick Davey (2003-07).

submitted Dec. 5, 2011 6:24P
'98
Pierce, Lloyd

Lloyd Pierce ’98 has been hired by 76ers coach Brett Brown as assistant coach. Pierce had previous stints with the Memphis Grizzlies, Golden State Warriors, and Cleveland Cavaliers. The San Jose native played for Santa Clara University from 1994-98 and played professionally in Mexico, Australia and Germany before returning to Santa Clara to join then-coach Dick Davey's staff.

submitted Aug. 30, 2013 10:25A
'98
Parvin, Christine (Guerrero)

Christine (Guerrero) Parvin '98 and her husband Darin announce the birth of their son, Dylan Edward-Oscar, on July 30, 2008. Their growing family moved to Sacramento shortly after Dylan's birth and are happy to be settled in.

submitted Apr. 24, 2009 12:43P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '98
Parvin, Christine (Guerrero)

Christine (Guerrero) Parvin '98 and husband Darin welcomed thier daughter Sloan Felicty on August 8, 2010. Big brother Dylan is thrilled to have someone to boss around.

submitted Mar. 29, 2011 11:29A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '98
Painter, Jill (Cardoza)

Jill Cardoza Painter '98 and Al Painter '95 welcomed Lilly Hannah Painter to their family Aug. 17, 2011.

submitted Jul. 9, 2012 10:20P
'98
O'Brien, Steve

On July 7, 2012, Steve O'Brien '98 wed Julianne (Visbal) O'Brien '04 in the Santa Clara Mission Church with over 40 fellow Broncos in attendance. It was truly a great day to be a Bronco! Today, the couple resides in Annapolis, MD, where Julianne works as a civil engineer with Bay Engineering, and Steve serves as the Naval Academy Athletic Association's Associate Athletic Director-Development at the United States Naval Academy. The O'Briens enjoy regularly returning to the Mission Campus for a variety of SCU events and are looking forward to making their next trip back this October for Steve's 15-year reunion.  

Front row: Anthony Zamora '98, Matt McNelis '98, Frank Lico '52, Julianne (Visbal) O'Brien '04, Steve O'Brien '98, Bill O'Brien '70, Chris Brady '98, Stephan Vernaelde '05, Fr. Art Liebscher '69, M.Div '84  Second row: Tom McDermott '52, Lisa (Sacco) Swendsen '98, Matt Giudice '98, Jack Grimes '98, Ryan Dunn '98, Joe Delucchi '98, John Maloney '85, Francisco Zepponi '05 Third row: Lauren Prehoda '03, Damien Swendsen '98, MA '00, Erahm Machado '98, Keith Marshall '98, Dan Romanski '98, Chris Yamashita '98, Barbie Graver '98, Brandon Kitagawa '98, Aaron Uchikura '05, MA '11  Fourth row: Paul Neilan '70, Kimarie (Reasons) Manfre '79, Sallie Krochalis '04, Rebecca (Levy) Corwin '04, Steve Heyn '98, Jason Sarich '98, Nicole (Tung) Sarich '98, Cinde Quint '73, Mike Quint '72, Teddie Page MA '98, Tom DeNatale '73, MS '79, Cynthia (Page) Teeple '96 Fifth row: Nick Livak '59, J.D '63, Rich Giorgetti '70, Terry Giorgetti '71, Jim Obot '77, Lynsey (Yeakel) Kehrli '04, Bob Kehrli '04, Dan Turner '98, James Dallosta '04, Jeff Herbage '04, Jen Zamora '98, Paul Page MA '95

submitted Apr. 30, 2013 2:25P
GRD Ed./Couns Psych./Pastoral Min. '98
Nelson, Tina (Hughes)

Tina (Hughes) Nelson '86, M.A. '98 and Thomas—the adoption of their daughter, Antonia (Toni) Rose Nelson, on May 18, 2011. The family resides in Willow Glen/San Jose, Calif. Tina is currently the school library coordinator with the San Mateo County Office of Education while Tom is a senior system engineer with Lockheed Martin.

submitted Nov. 15, 2012 11:37A
GRD Law '98
McKenzie, Meredith

Meredith McKenzie J.D. ’98 was appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown ’59 to the Dental Board of California. McKenzie has been vice president and deputy general counsel at Juniper Networks since 2012. She was senior director of intellectual property at Symantec Corporation from 2006 to 2012, director of litigation, licensing and IP for Cypress Semiconductor from 2001 to 2006 and corporate counsel and director of IP at Enuvis Inc. from 2000 to 2001. McKenzie was an associate for Howrey LLP from 1998 to 2000 and patent agent and design engineer at Intel Corporation from 1993 to 1998.

 

submitted May. 6, 2013 8:22P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '98
McCafferty, Mary (Kerans)

Mary (Kerans) McCafferty '98 and husband Tom were blessed with identical twin boys, Andrew Peter and Ian David, on Feb. 5, 2011. The boys have a 3-year-old big sister, Abigail Quinn.

submitted Jul. 3, 2011 5:49P
UGRD Leavey Business '98
Martin-Spencer, Ryan (Spencer)

Ryan Martin-Spencer '98 and his wife Laura welcomed into the world their third child, Emma Grace Martin-Spencer, on September 8, 2011. Kyra, 7, and Joshua, 5, are very excited to have a new little sister!

submitted Oct. 11, 2011 9:02A
'98
Lyons, Michael

Michael Lyons '98 and wife Michelle welcomed son Nate in March. He joins sisters Heather, 5, and Amanda, 2.

submitted May. 27, 2009 2:17P
'98
Lyding, Robert

Bob Lyding ’98 and wife Meghan welcomed a baby girl, Alicia, on September 15, 2011. The family lives in the Bay Area.

submitted Nov. 2, 2011 1:56P
'98
Lowry, Ryan

Ryan Lowry '98 and Melissa Lucas were wed on Sept. 13, 2008 in La Jolla. They reside in San Francisco. Ryan works for Netapp and Melissa works for Wells Fargo.

submitted May. 19, 2009 3:12P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '98
Layfield, Jill

Jill Layfield ’98 has been named the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Backcountry.com. Founded in 1996 in Park City, Utah, Backcountry.com -- an ecommerce leader in selling premium outdoor equipment -- became a controlled subsidiary of Liberty Media Corp. (ranked 227 on the 2010 Fortune 500 list) in 2007. Jill has been with the company since 2004, when she saw a posting for a marketing position and decied to send over a resume. Little did she know she’d not only uproot from the San Francisco bay area to Park City, UT, but that she’d also move up through the ranks from Backcountry’s Director of Customer Marketing role to become the VP of Product Development in 2009 and COO in 2010. Prior to joining the Backcountry team, Jill most recently held a Senior Manager of Customer Marketing position at Shutterfly.com, where she managed customer acquisition, retention and loyalty, partner marketing, and retail business development programs. She’s also held marketing positions with Cisco Systems, Infogear (a startup focused on the marketing for Internet appliances), and 8x8 (a manufacturer of videoconferencing products and a VOIP service provider). Jill graduated from Santa Clara University with a BA in Communications. When she’s not tearing down the Backcountry hallway to her next meeting, she loves to climb, trail run, ski, and mountain bike with her husband, daughter, and two dogs. Read the Salt Lake Tribune's story on Layfield from Feb. 7.
 

submitted Feb. 4, 2011 3:06P
'98
Layfield, Jill

Jill Layfield 98 contributed “The Trail to the Top” to The New York Times column "The Boss," about her career path. Layfield is the chief executive of Backcountry.com, an online retailer of outdoor gear based in Park City, Utah.

 

submitted Aug. 12, 2012 2:25P
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