Lindsay Vaught ’01 married Taka Wakino in August 2021 at the Japanese Friendship Garden in San Diego, CA. Jeff Ludden (Engineering ’00) officiated the ceremony, with Laura Wright (A&S ’01) acting as matron of honor. The couple lives in San Diego, CA.
2021 marks the McIntire School of Commerce’s Centennial—a time for celebration! In recognition of this important milestone, we honor the members of our global learning community from a memorable 100-year history. Faculty, alumni, students, corporate partners, and friends have all played an integral role in shaping our innovative business education and preparing students to become visionary leaders for generations. Join us in honoring the invaluable contributions of those responsible for our past successes, current innovations, and enthusiastic future plans dedicated to the exchange of ideas that ensures we continue to use commerce for the common good.
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Walter Calvert ’80 was elected a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel. The American College of Tax Counsel is a professional association of tax attorneys with fellows limited to a maximum of 700 across the United States. Fellows must be nominated for membership and must then undergo a rigorous screening process prior to being elected. Walt is a Partner in the transactional Tax practice of the Venable LLP law firm.
Rachel Perini ’03 has been appointed Head of Institutional – UK at asset manager Jupiter, where she will be responsible for growing Jupiter’s institutional business in the UK. Prior to joining Jupiter, Rachel spent nearly seven years on the UK Institutional Client Coverage team at UBS Asset Management, managing UK strategic clients, including pension schemes, insurance companies, and fiduciary managers, representing £4.2 billion in assets under management. Before working with UBS, Rachel spent five years at BlackRock and seven with SEI Investments, a leading fiduciary manager with £100bn under management. In 2020, she was a finalist for Fund Salesperson of the Year at the Investment Week Women in Investment Awards.