Class of 1998

Step Sinatra '98

February 27, 2014

Step Sinatra ’98 Succeeds in the Business of Living

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By Robert S. Benchley In 2007, Step Sinatra ’98 was hospitalized, weighing 83 pounds. Life itself, not its quality, was in question. His ambition to be a stock trader had led him to Wall Street, where he worked for a hedge fund. “I wanted freedom, and I believed that required money,” he says. “It was [...]

Todd Zander '96

March 19, 2012

Todd Zander ’96 Heads Emerging Media for WebMD

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By Kevin Gray At the intersection of leading-edge health care information and the cutting edge for its delivery, Todd Zander ’96 thrives in a profession with no red lights and no speed limits. Things are constantly in motion and moving rapidly. Zander is vice president of mobile and emerging media for WebMD, New York, N.Y., [...]

Emily Goldberg '05 at Superbowl 43, Tampa

January 18, 2011

Emily Goldberg ’05 Rises and Shines with The Today Show

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By Kevin Gray Recently, The Today Show was broadcasting segments about celebrity fashion at the Emmy Awards from the NBC morning show’s Burbank, Calif., bureau. Plans called for one segment to air during both the 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. hours. The first segment—hosted by Bobbie Thomas and Natalie Morales—went very well. “For the 9 [...]

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November 23, 2010

Five Join Ranks of Maroon Club Hall of Fame as Class of 2010

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Five former student-athletes were inducted into the Lafayette Maroon Club Hall of Fame Nov. 19: basketball star Brian Ehlers ’00, multi-sport standout John Ernst ’25, women’s lacrosse player Allison Jones ’98, football player Bob Mahr ’83, and basketball player Michael Whitman ’82. Ehlers, a two-time Patriot League Player of the Year and All-League selection every [...]

Dani Shotel Greene '98

October 7, 2010

Dani Greene ’98 Survives Leukemia, Raises over $50,000 to Fight Disease

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While visiting his sister in a German hospital, Tom Heimhuber noticed a sign asking for bone marrow donors. With nothing to do but wait, he added his name to the list. Little did he know, that decision would change the life of someone halfway around the world. In 2002, Dani Shotel Greene ’98 of Arlington, [...]

Fletcher Thomson '98

July 16, 2010

Fletcher Thomson ’98 Plays Key Role in $50 Million Trade Secrets Verdict

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By Samuel T. Clover ’91 It turns out there really is a lot of money in kitchens and bathrooms. In one case, $50,544,619.05, to be exact. In a landmark Connecticut Superior Court decision in May, attorney Fletcher C. Thomson ’98 learned that his client, East Hartford-based flooring company Dur-A-Flex, Inc., was awarded the hefty sum [...]

Lafayette College

February 14, 2010

A Three-Way ‘Pard Connection

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A pro soccer stadium project brings together alumni from three companies By Samuel T. Clover ’91 You never know when you’re going to meet a fellow Lafayette alum. For Carl Gambello ’94, a vice president of sales at an IT integration company in New Jersey, it happened during a typical business appointment — a meet-and-greet [...]

Lafayette College

May 14, 2009

Wearing Many Hats on the Job

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Alex LaRoche ’98 draws on his liberal arts and engineering background as vice president at Moser Jewel Co. When Alex LaRoche ’98 decided to major in engineering studies (then called A.B. engineering), he knew he also wanted his future career to include management and leadership roles. Lafayette’s blend of liberal arts and engineering gave him [...]

Lafayette College

October 15, 2008

Giving Democracy a Helping Hand

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Abigail Lewis Cooper ’98 is program officer at National Democratic Institute for International Affairs A trip to Honduras sponsored by the Alternative School Break Club as an undergraduate led Abigail Lewis Cooper ’98 to make one of the most important decisions of her life. “[That] program in Honduras was my first experience with abject poverty,” [...]

Lafayette College

July 14, 2008

Standout Volunteer

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Jonathan Ellis ’98 leads NYC alumni chapter and helps students with career exploration Liz Kemmerer Jonathan Ellis ’98 anxiously came to Lafayette for the opportunity to play NCAA Division I basketball. He never dreamed, however, of the academic and social opportunities that would come his way, nor that they would help him step into a [...]