Class Notes – Fall 2015

November 3, 2015 //

To submit a Class Note, email your accomplishments, promotions, and achievements to khamm@temple.edu

1960s

Roy T. Diliberto, BS ‘62
Received the P. Kemp Fain Jr. Award from the Financial Planning Association, recognizing an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the financial planning profession.

1980s

Rick Watrall, BBA ‘82
Named chief analytics officer, a newly created position, with Horizon Media Inc., the largest and fastest-growing privately held media services agency in the world.

Cathy SeilerCathy Seiler, BBA ’83
Named partner with Brinker, Simpson & Company, LLC, a leading certified public accounting and business consulting firm serving clients in the Philadelphia region.

Mary Carroll, BBA ‘86
Hired as senior project manager and architect of the Philadelphia office of CRB, a global consulting, design, and construction services firm.

Marc A. LuccaMarc A. Lucca, BS ‘86
Promoted to vice president of network at Aqua Pennsylvania, the water provider of more than 1.4 million Pennsylvania residents.

Sue Vestri, BBA ‘86
Hired as chief financial officer of Greenphire, a King of Prussia, Pa., provider of payment technologies for the clinical-trials industry.

Patrick J. McGinnis, BBA ‘89
Hired as senior vice president, portfolio manager, and member of the investment committee of Pennsylvania Trust of Radnor, a wealth management company providing investment management, trust administration, tax, estate, and related account services.

1990s

Michelle H. Debkowski, BBA ‘90
Promoted to president and chief executive officer of Bally Savings Bank, in Bally, Pa., to provide executive leadership and direction for the bank.

Timothy A. ReeseTimothy A. Reese, BBA ‘90
Confirmed in June as the Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Stuart Nachman, MBA ’92
Appointed director of business development by U.S. Security Care, which provides security services, including security audits, crisis management planning, workplace violence seminars, pre-employment screenings, and more for business and corporate executives.

Timothy F. Lain, BBA ‘95
Served as chief accounting officer and acting chief financial officer of Carpenter Technology Corporation, a manufacturer of stainless steel, titanium, and other specialty metals, while Carpenter completed a national search for a CFO.

John Aloysius, PhD ‘96
Named interim director of the Behavioral Business Research Lab at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.

Bill Burns, MBA ‘96
Appointed senior vice president of enterprise visibility and mobility of Zebra Technology, a provider of services and products to deliver real-time visibility into organizations’ assets, people, and transactions.

Kevin Selger, BS ‘97
Promoted to director of landscape architecture and planning of Gilmore and Associates, Inc., an engineering and consulting services firm.

Jason A. MonteleoneJason A. Monteleone, MBA ‘97
Selected as a finalist for the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2015 Chief Financial Officer of the Year Award. He is executive vice president and chief financial officer of Theorem Clinical Research, a global provider of comprehensive clinical services.
Jennifer Dempsey Jennifer Dempsey Fox, MBA ‘99
Named by Private Asset Management Magazine one of the 50 most-influential women in private wealth management. She is the senior vice president and national managing director of wealth strategy for Hawthorn, PNC Family Wealth.

2000s

Virginia Arnsberger, BBA ’04, MS ‘09
Announced her retirement from Temple University’s Facilities department, where she worked at the School of Media and Communication.

Brett W. Lasky-Benson, BBA ‘05
With wife Kerry McGrath Benson, welcomed daughter Nora Kathryn Benson, who was born Nov. 21, 2014, in Pittsburgh.

Timothy Bennett, BBA ’05, MBA ‘09
Bennett’s company, Bennett Compost, was honored by the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce for Sustainable Services Excellence of the Year, as part of GCPP’s 2016 Excellence Awards.

James Murphy, BBA ‘06
Promoted to chief financial officer at Patriot Financial Manager, L.P., a private equity firm based in Philadelphia.

Ardy L. Wurtzel, BBA ‘07
Delivered a presentation on the U.S. economy, employment rates, interest rates, inflation, and other statistics for both the nation and the Wilkes-Barre, Pa., region at the annual Back Mountain Chamber of Commerce Economic Summit, held Oct. 15, 2015.

Christian J. Reed, BBA ‘07
Hired as director of acquisitions and dispositions of Brixmor Property Group, in Conshohocken, Pa., which a real estate investment trust.

John Hewlett Jr., BBA ‘09
Hired as an associate with Capehart Scatchard, a full practice law firm in Mount Laurel, N.J.

Martin Hershy, BBA ‘09
Named account executive of Lockton, the world’s largest, privately held independent insurance broker.

2010s

David K. Gloss, MBA ‘10
Started a Philadelphia-based creative agency called “Here’s My Chance,” which works with nonprofits and socially responsible companies, specializing in branding, design, videos, websites, and infographics.

Sun Lee, MBA ‘13
Selected by Philadelphia Business Journal as one of the publication’s 2015 Minority Business Leaders award winners. He is a partner at KPMG’s Philadelphia Federal Tax Practice.

Ben Stucker, MBA ‘13
Won the grand prize of the 17th annual Be Your Own Boss Bowl®, a business plan competition open to all current students, faculty, staff, and alumni of Temple University.

Kenneth Harper, BBA ‘14
Signed a rookie free agent contract in May and spent training camp with the New York Giants, of the National Football League. The running back played four seasons with the Temple football team.

Will CummingsWill Cummings, BBA ‘15
Signed a non-guaranteed contract to join the National Basketball League’s Houston Rockets for 2015 training camp. The guard starred for four seasons with the Temple men’s basketball team.

Philip Arthur Marchesini, MBA ‘15
Appointed as administrative specialist at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

To submit a Class Note, email your accomplishments, promotions, and achievements to khamm@temple.edu