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  • 30 June 2015, 3:58 pm

    Meet Benjamin Moore’s Color Manager: Andrea LaConte-Magno ’00

    If you selected Benjamin Moore paint in the last 10 years, chances are Andrea LaConte-Magno ’00 had a lot to do with your choice. As color and design studio manager for Benjamin Moore, LaConte-Magno leads a team that is always seeking inspiration for fresh home decor colors.
  • 23 June 2015, 3:42 pm

    Brian Manning ’96 Turns Traditional Businesses into Digital Leaders

    When the digital revolution began in the late ’90s, Brian Manning ’96 recognized the rumblings. He was project manager for the launch of Barnes & Noble’s online music store, which made the front page of The Wall Street Journal. These days, Manning’s mission is to help businesses not[...]
  • 4 May 2015, 1:56 pm

    Jennifer Rominiecki ’95 Leads World-Renowned Selby Botanical Gardens

    By Stevie O. Daniels Conservatory at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens “A collection of plants is living art,” says Jennifer Ozdoba Rominiecki ’95, president and CEO of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota, Fla., a 15-acre urban, bayfront oasis showcasing rare and beautiful tropical[...]
  • 24 February 2015, 6:04 pm

    Pet Expert Charlotte Reed ’86 Creates Enterprise by Talking to and for Animals

    By Margie Peterson Most people find jobs. Charlotte Reed ’86 invented a career as a pet trends entrepreneur. For the past two decades, she has dispensed advice about caring for dogs and cats on a host of national television shows, including The View, Steve Harvey, Today, and Fox &[...]
  • 23 February 2015, 8:39 pm

    Amy Stolls ’87 Advances American Literature

    A former journalist and author of two novels, Amy Stolls ’87 has been named director of literature at the National Endowment for the Arts after working there for 16 years. She oversees the selection of 35 to 40 individuals annually who are awarded NEA fellowships of $25,000 each.
  • 28 October 2014, 10:10 pm

    Adria Lazur Kinnier ’97 Is in Business to Nourish Babies

    By Carrie Havranek Adria Lazur Kinnier ’97 From her former career in the pharmaceutical industry, Adria Lazur Kinnier ’97 knows her way around labs. These days, her laboratory is a commercial kitchen where she creates a line of foods for a very special clientele. Baby SLOP, the company[...]
  • 22 October 2014, 10:09 pm

    Leading Ebola Researcher Kartik Chandran ’95 Provides Expert Commentary

    Kartik Chandran ’95 reviews data with a colleague. Photo courtesy Albert Einstein College of Medicine The team of researchers led by Kartik Chandran ’95, which managed to break open Ebola’s previously elusive mechanism for entering a cell, is continuing to work on antibody[...]
  • 10 October 2014, 6:11 pm

    George Armah ’08 Helps Build Microsoft’s Consumer Cloud

    George Armah ’08 By Carrie Havranek As a software engineer with Microsoft, George Armah ’08 collaborated on building OneDrive synchronization technology, a part of the company’s file hosting service that offers cloud storage and collaborative space for consumers. DropBox, Google Drive,[...]
  • 30 September 2014, 3:20 pm

    M’m M’m Good

    Michael Senackerib ’87 leads marketing for Campbell Soup Company’s iconic brands. By Margie Peterson Michael Senackerib ’87 “Everybody I meet loves to tell me how enjoying a bowl of tomato soup reminds them of their childhood. Or, how eating Goldfish crackers with their children[...]
  • 22 September 2014, 3:53 pm

    J.B. Reilly ’83 Helps Orchestrate Allentown’s Renaissance

    J.B. Reilly ’83 overlooking the construction site of PPL Center and The Renaissance Allentown Hotel. Photo by Peter Gourniak. “Playing a role in the revitalization of my hometown has been extremely gratifying,” says J.B. Reilly ’83. “It continues to motivate me.” Reilly heads City[...]
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