Peter Belden ’86 has been named General Manager of Packaging Coordinators Inc.’s Rockford, Ill., facilities. The site supports pharmaceutical and biotech packaging services for clinical and commercial medicines, as well as medical device and consumer health care products. Mr. Belden has worked in the packaging industry for more than 25 years, and previously headed PCI operations in Hay-on-Wye, Wales, and served as Senior Vice President of sales and marketing for PCI in Rockford.
Cheryl Reever Moore ’85 was named Assistant Vice President, Corporate Communications for the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. In her new role, Cheryl leads the Fed’s internal and external communications strategies and media relations. She joined the bank in 2011 as Director of Corporate Communications and previously worked for Genworth Financial, Performance Food Group, and First Market Bank in various communications and marketing leadership roles. While at the Comm School, Cheryl received the William F. O’Dell Distinguished Award in Marketing and served as president of the McIntire Marketing Association. Cheryl and her husband, Scott, reside in Midlothian, Va. Their oldest son, Tucker S. Moore (Engineering ’09), is also a graduate of the University.
Donald Olinger ’81 recently joined Cordia Partners as a Partner. Cordia Partners is a leading accounting and financial consulting services firm in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan. One of Mr. Olinger’s primary roles will be to expand and lead the firm’s Maryland operations, including opening a Maryland office. Mr. Olinger will work with the Cordia Recruiting and Staffing team to grow that practice in addition to providing CFO consulting and advisory services to Cordia clients.
Rich McKinless ’79 spent last summer on a 4,300+ mile cross-country cycling adventure with his son, Chris, dedicated to First Book, a charity that places new books in the hands of at-risk children. Rich has blogged updates throughout the trip at http://biking-for-books.org/ and www.facebook.com/BikingForBooks.
David McFarland '08 was promoted to Vice President at First Reserve, the largest global private equity firm exclusively focused on energy, effective July 1, 2014. Since joining the firm in 2010, McFarland has proven to be a valuable contributor in both the midstream/downstream and equipment and services (“E&S”) sectors—with involvement in midstream investments BORCO, Midstream Enterprises, FR Midstream and Century Midstream, as well as E&S investment Saxon Energy Services. Before joining First Reserve, McFarland was an Analyst in the Investment Banking Division, Global Natural Resources Group, at Barclays Capital. As a Vice President, McFarland continues to focus on portfolio company optimization and platform enhancement, maintaining his focus in particular on the midstream. He is based in the Houston office.
Richard Nadeau ’76 (M.S. in Accounting ’77) was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of government services provider MAXIMUS, effective June 23, 2014. In this role, Nadeau is responsible for the company’s financial operations, including all corporate accounting and financial planning and analysis. He also oversees the corporate controllership, treasury, and tax functions and provides leadership assistance for the company’s mergers and acquisitions activities. (http://investor.maximus.com/press-release/executive-recognition/maximus-welcomes-richard-nadeau-new-chief-financial-officer)
John Pettey ’71 is a Managing Director with Raymond James in the Private Client Group. He was recently selected by Barron’s as a Top 1000 Financial Adviser for the years 2012-2014 and by Financial Times as a Top 400 Financial Adviser in 2014.
Robert A. Buerlein ’68 was elected to serve another term on the board of the U.S. Marine Raider Foundation. A Co-Founder of the U.S. Marine Raider Museum, located in Raider Hall at Quantico Marine Corps Base, Mr. Buerlein also serves on the museum’s historical preservation committee. He continues to serve on the executive committee of the board of the Edgar Allan Poe Museum in Richmond, Va.
Ramon “Ray” Breeden Jr. ’56, President and CEO of The Breeden Company, was named Virginia Beach, Va.’s First Citizen for 2013 by the Virginia Beach Jaycees. (http://www.virginiabusi ness.com/companies/article/developer-named-first-citizen-of-virginia-beach) The Breeden Company, which Mr. Breeden founded in 1967, has developed, built, and operated more than 7,000 apartments, 2 million square feet of commercial shopping center and office space, 1,700 homes, and three timeshare resort hotels. He was also recognized in March 2013 by Virginia Business as one of the Commonwealth’s “most influential Virginians.” (http://www.virginiabusiness. com/news/article/50-most-influential-virginians) In addition to supporting and serving on boards of numerous educational institutions and charities in the Virginia Beach area, Mr. Breeden was a charter member of the McIntire Advisory Board and for a number of years held the prestigious role of president of the McIntire Foundation Board.
Shari B. Singer (nee Bierman) ’85, age 51, died April 30, 2015. She was the beloved wife of Robert Singer, devoted mother of Samantha Singer and Zachary Singer, dear sister of Lori (Todd) Gardner of Silver Spring, Md., and loving daughter of Martin and Annalee Bierman (both deceased). Memorial contributions may be made to Relay For Life , ACS Relay For Life, 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106, Attn.: Rachael McKelvey (firstname.lastname@example.org) (Published in The Plain Dealer May 1-3, 2015)