Class Notes

Ronald Goodstein
June 19, 2018

Ronald C. Goodstein ’82 is an Associate Professor of Marketing at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He was honored by his students this year to receive the MSB Academic Council's Professor of the Year Student Choice Award.

Harry Dickinson
June 19, 2018

Harry Dickinson Ph.D., CPA ’75 (M.S. in Accounting ’76) received the 2018 Outstanding Member of the Year Award from the Virginia Society of CPAs. The award is presented to a CPA who has demonstrated a career full of notable professional involvement, community involvement, and dedication to the CPA profession. Dickinson recently withdrew from the partnership with Bishop, Farmer & Co. LLP (formerly known as Bowling, Franklin & Co. LLP), where he currently works as a consultant. He was a member of the McIntire Accounting faculty 1976–1978 and 1981–1986.  A video presented at the awards dinner is available here.

Taylor Sappington
June 15, 2018

Amber Reed Sappington ’02 and her husband, Jarrett Sappington, welcomed their daughter, Taylor Elise, born Sept. 28, 2017. She joins big sister Annie, who turns 3 years old June 25, 2018.

Jillian Adler Thomadsen
May 8, 2018

Jillian Adler Thomadsen ’99 published her first book, All the Hidden Pieces April 21, 2018. The book is a suspense novel about a family that receives a mysterious phone call and suddenly disappears. Thomadsen has written for Sophisticated Living St. Louis, ADDitude Magazine, The Today Show Parenting, Bloomberg Businessweek, and ScaryMommy, but it was her 10-year-old son’s dyslexia that compelled her to write this novel. 

April 27, 2018

Phung Huynh '04 co-owns Got Dumplings with her sister, Kynnie Wong. The two brought the food truck to UVA Grounds in 2011 and have added a store on the Corner.

April 25, 2018

David Bloovman '02 became President of the Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association (SMART Association) in March 2018. He has served on SMART's board of directors since 2011. Established in 1932, SMART is a global organization of companies involved in the reuse and recycling of textiles and related secondary materials.

hospital hoodie
April 25, 2018

Chaitenya Razdan ’05 is the Co-Founder of Care+Wear. The startup recently collaborated with famed design house Oscar de la Renta to release a specially designed hoodie for patients receiving chemotherapy, blood transfusions, and other IV treatments.

Bennett Reck
April 17, 2018

Bennett Reck '15 earned a spot in the Community Investment Collaborative’s 16-week entrepreneurs workshop in Charlottesville, Va., as part of the Tom Tom Founders Festival Crowdfunded Pitch Night in April 2018. The Connecticut native spent two years researching and working with food scientists and industry experts to understand the science behind ice cream, producing RIPE Gelato, non-dairy vegan ice cream made from avocados.

April 13, 2018

Charlie Mapp Floyd ’51 died March 19, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 21, 1923, in North Hampton County, Va., , son of Hogg Allen Floyd and Margaret Louise Mapp. (Published in The Daily Progress April 7, 2018)

April 13, 2018

Gary M. Nuckols Esq. ’71 (Law ’74), an Attorney and Fredericksburg native who left a deep imprint on the community through his legal and volunteer work, died April 5, 2018, of complications from a sudden brain hemorrhage he suffered April 1. He was 68. (Published in The Free Lance-Star April 6, 2018)