Class Notes

June 17, 2019

Emily Lewis Wilkinson ’81 and Lynne Tickle (A&S ’84) started Concierge on Call in 2018. The company, based in Richmond, VA, provides organizational, decluttering, and downsizing assistance throughout the Northern Neck of Virginia.

June 17, 2019

Jordan Wenger '04 married Gregory Foster Brown Jan. 19, 2019, in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. The couple, along with stepson, Bruce, age 6, lives in Newport Beach, CA. Jordan completed her master’s from the Kellogg School of Management in 2014 and is a retired Strategy Consultant. Greg is a Commercial Debt and Equity Broker with HFF.

Todd MacLeod
June 17, 2019

Todd MacLeod '90 joined Bachara Construction Law Group in Jacksonville, FL. An experienced litigator with extensive knowledge of the construction industry, MacLeod was previously a Partner at Cole, Scott and Kissane, also in Jacksonville. His practice will continue to be focused on construction litigation, general and commercial litigation, contract evaluation, and dispute resolution. Before earning his law degree from Florida Coastal School of Law, MacLeod was a general contractor, business owner, and corporate executive. 

Ashley Deihr
June 17, 2019

Ashley Deihr '04 (M.S. in Accounting '05) has been promoted to Partner at Baker Tilly, an advisory, tax, and assurance firm. Deihr has been with Baker Tilly since 2005 and assists institutions to achieve strategic and financial success, optimize operational effectiveness, and enhance compliance.

June 7, 2019

Ryan Conrad '19, two-time UVA Men’s Lacrosse captain, was selected as the 2019 Men’s Lacrosse Senior CLASS Award winner. He is the first Cavalier to win the award in Men’s Lacrosse. Conrad’s classmate Lawson Pisani (McIntire ’19), who served as midfielder for the team, also contributed to this season’s NCAA championship run with appearances in five winning games, scoring three goals.

Shannon Nash
June 7, 2019

Shannon Nash ’92 (Law ’95), CFO of Insidesource, was recently named to San Francisco Business Times' 2019 list of The Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business.

June 3, 2019

Matthew Rubin '04 has been designated Associate Partner at McKinsey and Co., a management-consulting firm committed to helping institutions in the private, public, and social sectors achieve substantial and lasting improvements in their performance.  Mr. Rubin advises financial institutions on digital strategy, innovation, and disruptive business models. He also leads a global team that tracks financial-technology (fintech) startups and banking revenue. Mr. Rubin works in the firm’s New York City office.      

Glen Kacher
June 3, 2019

Glen Kacher ’93 is Chief Investment Officer at Silicon Valley-based Light Street Capital. Since its July 2010 inception, the firm’s long-short strategy has topped the Nasdaq’s 17.5% net annualized return with one of 19.1%. Kacher was featured in a May 25, 2019, Bloomberg article titled “Tech Hedge Fund Beats Nasdaq by Looking for Key Inflection Points,” discussing some of his top picks. (Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg)

 

June 3, 2019

Sophia Bredice (M.S. in MIT '18), Assistant Director of Client Services at Wake Forest University, and Eric Rzeszut, Associate Director for Client Services at the McIntire School, co-authored a June 3, 2019, article titled "Life from the Other Side of the Table: Completing a Graduate Degree While Working in Higher Ed" for EDUCAUSE Review’s Professional Development Commons, about their experience in McIntire's M.S. in the Management of Information Technology Program.

Christopher Rannefors and his business partner present on “Shark Tank”
May 21, 2019

Christopher Rännefors '13, Founder of BatBnB, and his business partner, Harrison Broadhurst, pitched the business on “Shark Tank” May 12, 2019. Canadian businessman Kevin O’Leary made a deal with the two to invest $100,000 in exchange for a 33% stake in the company.

 

 

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