Monday, March 14, 2011

Class Notes: 1989

Shawn Foley (B.B.A.) of Queensbury, NY, was appointed investment officer in the Trust and
Investment Group at Glens Falls National Bank ... Emily Franchina (J.D.) of Garden City, NY, was named to the executive committee of the New York State Bar Association ... James P. Joseph (B.B.A., J.D. ’93) of Merrick, NY, was named the Pro Bono Attorney of the Month for June 2010 by the Nassau Bar Association ... Marc Jason Koch (B.B.A.) of Demarest, NJ, is the founder of Total Entertainment, Inc. He filmed a reality show titled Welcome to the Party and is in discussions with production companies and television networks ... P. Joseph Campisi Jr. (J.D.) of Princeton, NJ, was promoted to the position of vice president and associate general counsel, transactional practice group, of Bristol- Myers Squibb Company ... Joseph Deguardia (J.D.) of Bronx, NY, a longtime fight promoter and head of STAR Boxing, recently promoted the first of five Punchin’ at the Paradise fight cards at Loew’s Paradise Theatre in the Bronx, NY. Mr. Deguardia previously served as assistant district attorney to Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson ... Emily F. Franchina (J.D.) of Huntington, NY, has become vice president of the 10th Judicial District by the New York State Bar Association ... Gary Friedman (M.B.A.) of Port Washington, NY, recieved the Commercial Industrial Brokers Society of Long Island’s Rising Star award ... Scott A. Gordon (B.B.A.) of Cupertino, CA, has joined ForeScout’s management team as vice president of worldwide marketing ... Frank Nappi (B.A.) of Massapequa, NY, will have his second novel, The Legend of Mickey Tussler, re-released along with the sequel, Sophomore Campaign, in April 2012. The Legend of Mickey Tussler was adapted as the film A Mile in His Shoes, which was aired nationwide on GMC TV on September 25, 2011. In addition to writing novels, Mr. Nappi maintains a full-time teaching position at Oceanside High School ... Joseph R. Paretta (B.A., M.A. ’96) of Jim Thorpe, PA, has written Mastering the Card: Say Goodbye to Credit Card Debt Forever. The book, published by Balboa Press, takes a positive, motivational approach to overcoming debt ... Michael P. Pasternack (B.A.) of Plainview, NY, recently joined the firm Farrell Fritz, P.C. Mr. Pasternack’s practice includes the representation of hospitals, nursing homes, home care agencies, health facilities, rehabilitation agencies, and physicians ... Pamela Anthony Pincus (B.A., M.S.Ed. ’91) of Downingtown, PA, is currently a special education teacher for the Chester County, Intermediate Unit in Chester County, Pennsylvania ... Michelle A. Riklan (B.A.) of Marlboro, NJ, is the managing director of Riklan Resources, LLC, and was recognized as the third place winner of the Best Creative Resume Award. This award was acknowledged at the annual Toast of the Resume Industry awards hosted by Career Directors International.


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