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Peter Christiani, MBA '20, was recently promoted to Head of Marketing at Portland Pet Food. Congratulations! Est. 7.2021

Michael Sessa, MBA '21, was recently hired as Associate at Interra Realty. Congratulations! Est. 7.2021

Jordan Nichols, MBA '16, was recently hired to lead Partnerships at Step. Congratulations! Est. 7.2021

Gary Xiao, MBA '06, was recently appointed as Independent Director of Addentax Group Corp. Congratulations! Est. 7.2021

Adam Glaser, MBA '02, recently released a jazz album, Excursions. Congratulations! Est. 7.2021

Ann Cunningham, MBA '96, was recently hired as Chief Commercial Officer at VistaGen Therapeutics. Congratulations! Est. 7.2021

Eric Lewis, BBA '94, was recently hired as Vice President and Controller at St. Croix Hospice. Congratulations! Est. 7.2021

Steven Ingber, BBA '01, was recently promoted to Chief Executive Officer of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit/United Jewish Foundation. Congratulations! Est. 7.2021

Caitlin Harren, MBA '13, was recently promoted to Director, Sustainability Solutions at Amazon. Congratulations! Est. 7.2021

Dan Svejnar, BBA '03, was recently hired as Vice President, Renewable Energy and Sustainability at Johnson Controls. Congratulations! Est. 7.2021

Alex Becker, BBA '19, was recently hired as Director of Operations at Homefield. Congratulations! Est. 7.2021

Josh Diamant, BBA '09, was recently hired as Sales Director at SIGTech and is the firm's first US-based hire. Congratulations! Est. 7.2021

Eric Althofer, MBA '11, was recently hired as Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director for Corporate Finance at Live Ventures. Congratulations! Est. 7.2021

Jaydeo Kinikar, MBA '08, was recently hired as Vice President, Virtual Care Offering Management at Best Buy Health. Congratulations!  Est. 7.2021

Patrick Firlik, BBA '14, recently wrote a book titled "Define Yourself: A Guide to Identifying Your Life Principles and Creating Your Personal Compass". The book is a blueprint for identifying and documenting your guiding principles which will serve as a compass to guide you through life. Congratulations!  Est. 6.2021

Pilar Cruz, MBA '02, was promoted to Chief Sustainability Officer at Cargill. Congratulations!  Est. 4.2021

Russell Anmuth, BBA '93, a member of the Nexteon Technologies strategy team, announced that renowned venture capital pioneer Dixon Doll (MSE '65, Ph.D. '69) has joined the company’s Board of Directors. A number of notable University of Michigan alumni have been instrumental in helping Nexteon further its strategic objectives, including Strategic Advisory Board member Andrea Fischer Newman (AB '79, Michigan Regent 1995-2019) and investor Cabot J. Marks (AB '88). Additionally, nationally recognized air traffic engineering expert Dr. George Hunter (BSE Aero '80, MSE '82) also serves as Nexteon’s Chief Scientist. Congratulations! Est. 4.2021

Kelly (Kel) Dylla, MBA '08, was made the next executive director at Sitka Music Festival. Kel’s appointment comes at a pivotal time of change and opportunity for the organization with the re-opening this summer of the Miner Music Center at Stevenson Hall, a multi-million dollar renovation for SMF’s professional summer concert series and pre-professional cello seminar. Kel Dylla’s 25-year career has evolved from roots as a New York-based violist and teaching artist to an executive leader for arts organizations including the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and Kirkland Arts Center where she led key initiatives for community and audience engagement. Congratulations!  Est. 4.2021

Adolph Henry "Al" Magnus, BBA '53, recently passed away last November 2020. The Michigan Ross Family keeps Mr. Magnus and his family in our thoughts. Est. 2.2021

Dean Botham, MBA '58, recently passed away in 2020. The Michigan Ross Family keeps Mr. Botham and his family in our thoughts. Est. 2.2021

William (Bill) Judice, BBA '89, Founder and President of Connecticut Country Productions recently released his first album by Ole Man Country entitled Vintage Rocker. The album consists of seven Country/Rock songs and is available on all the major streaming platforms including Apple Music and Spotify. Bill wrote all the lyrics and was also the executive producer of the album. Bill is currently working on releasing several additional singles which will be available throughout 2021. Bill also works closely with the U-M Office of Undergraduate Admissions as an Alumni Student Recruiter. Est. 2.2021

David Anderson, MBA' 81, recently passed away. The Michigan Ross Family keeps Mr. Anderson and his family in our thoughts. Est. 2.2021

Holly Sharp, MBA '09, wrote a non-fiction children's book to help children learn about 100 different career options - including business! Her book includes 100 different role models, each with a story to tell about a different career path. Winner of Mom's Choice Gold Star Award, first Place for short story category by Royal Dragonfly and 5 star reviews from Readers Choice and Midwest Book Review. Learn more at Est. 2.2021

Sena Kwawu, MBA' 93. was recently selected as Board Member and Treasurer for the Executive Leadership Council, the preeminent membership organization committed to increasing the number of global Black executives in C-Suites, on corporate boards and in global enterprises. Congratulations! Est. 2.2021

Barbara Webb, BBA/MAcc '94, a director with the professional services firm, MGO LLP and co-founder of the MGO Chicago office this year, is leading the firm’s expansion in the Midwest.  Est. 2.2021


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