Roger Burrows ('55) retired in October
1999 after 42 years in he federal government. He served for 17 years in
the Food and Drug Administration, and 25 years in the Consumer Product Safety
Commission. He is enjoying spending time with his six grandchildren,
working part-time, and volunteering from his home at the beach in Leucadia (San
Diego County), California.
Tom S. Hopkins ('56) - aka "Tom Sawyer,
the annoyer from la joller" - announces that he has just retired. He
states: "I have a part-time contract in Italy next academic year, while my
wife, Dartha, finishes her final year of teaching, after which we expect to
split our time between Italy and Raleigh, North Carolina. Our son has a
2-year old daughter and our daughter has a pair of twin girls of about 18
months. Life is great - the half-full part anyway."
James L. Harbour ('62) announces that he
is retiring from Merrill Lynch on March 3, 2003 after 36 years. He and Bev
moving to Daytona Beach, Florida sometime late this summer. He can be
reached at email@example.com.
Ross Quinn's ('69) second book, Speaking
of Success, is due to be published on August 30, 2007. This is a
collaborative effort with Jack Canfield, Chicken Soup For The Soul; Stephen R.
Covey, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People; Ken Blanchard, The One
Minute Manger; James R. Quinn, Controlling Others For Love And Profit; and 8
other speaker/authors. Partially due to this connection with Jack Canfield ...
due to his 1,400 personal growth seminars, keynote speeches and leadership
trainings ... Quinn has been asked to be one of the main speakers at THE SECRET
EXPO "Attracting Health, Wealth and Happiness" Metro Toronto Convention Centre
(September 21 -- 23, 2007)
Joe Kearney ('74) says that October 2002
marks the release of a new health promotion program written by Kearney,
President and CEO of Wellways International. "Defeat D'Fat: Simple
Strategies to Optimal Health," a simple behavioral change wellness challenge
which keeps you focused, motivated and on track for weight loss and a healthier
lifestyle. January 2003 marks the date for the first ever USC-ATO Defeat
D'Fat Wellness Challenge - a fun filled wellness challenge geared to ATOs who
have let a few too many "functions" get into their waistline. Contact Joe
at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Larry Fox ('79) writes that Audrey,
Hannah, Carter and he are all doing very well. It has now been 2 1/2 years
since they purchased the Closet company, and he still loves to come to work
Bob Cummins ('81)
writes that he is currently a pilot for Alaska Airlines based out
David Barry ('84) is proud to announce the
birth of his second son on January 16, 2003, who joins brother
Phil Delurgio ('84) is proud to announce
the birth of his son Kevin Taylor Delurgio on June 18, 2002. Check him out
Chris Joslin ('84) reports that he hopes
he "can catch an opportunity to make an SC game this year. Iraq took up last
season, so far of this one, best I can get is a newspaper flown in on a log bird
to the Naval Air Station New Orleans. The area is reminiscent of a war
zone-brings out the very best in human behavior and the very worst-parallels to
early Iraq surprise me. If you happen to see any UH 60s with cross sabers on the
nose of the aircraft or CH47 Chinooks with white numbers on the pylons, they're
mine. Looks like we'll be here awhile." His home e-mail is
Steve Klassen ('84) recently won for the
fifth time (2004, 2003, 1999, 1996 and 1995) first place honors in the Red Bull
Extreme snowboard championship in Verbier, Switzerland.
here to learn more.
Rob Torres ('84) and wife Laura welcomed
Max Demetrio Torres to the family on July 24, 2002.
Jim Delurgio ('85) and his wife Betsy
announce the birth of their second daughter Elisa on July 26, 2002.
Frank Gallo ('85), his wife Becky and daughters Megan and Jenna welcome
their third child Jake Ryan Gallo.
Matt Chipman ('86) last year married Amy
Sue Herwig, a property manager for Trammel Crow Company. They are proud to
announce the birth of their daughter, Ashley Erica Chipman, on April 19, 2002.
Jeff Miller ('86) reports that he
finished a Ph.D. in
Educational Psychology at USC (2001) and is currently a professor at California
State University, Dominguez Hills. He has his own consulting company since 2004
that custom designs training for any type of organization. He has also begun
using the principles of educational psychology to work with golfers to improve
the mental aspect of golf and relate it to work productivity. He wrote
a book on the psychology of coaching youth sports.
Buy it at
www.iwanttosignupagainnextseason.com or give it as a gift. He is married…2
kids (ages 11 & 9) and living in Mar Vista.
David Barsotti ('87) and Tracy Barsotti
welcome their first son
Fargo Jules Barsotti,
born October 1, 2003 in San Francisco.
David can be reached at email@example.com
C. Hunter Ellis ('87) is the host of the
History Channel's show, Tactical to Practical.
Click here for
details He was also featured in the December 1, 2003 edition of People
Kevin Dunlap ('88) and his wife welcomed a
new son, Kale Wallace Dunlap, to the family on October 8, 2001. Kevin is
President of Podium Distribution which owns and distributes DVS Shoe Company,
Lakai Footwear, Clae Footwear and Matix Clothing.
Chris Miller ('88) and his wife Angela are
proud to announce the birth of their first child on November 1, 2003 a boy named
Liam James Miller. Chris can be reached at (310) 325-5448 or at
Mark A. Miller ('88) and his wife Shawna
are proud to announce the birth of their first daughter
Makena on May
Jason Wilkerson ('88) is proud to
announce that he has opened up his own business in May 2003, a yoga studio, in
Huntington Beach, California. He has been teaching Bikram yoga for 7 years
in San Francisco and many ATO's have actually taken class with him in the Bay
Area. The yoga is practiced in a 105 degree temperature room, FYI! Come take a
class if you are in Southern California. He can be reached at
Chris Young ('88) and his wife Gabriella
are proud to announce the birth of their son, Carter Russell Young, on July 2,
Marc Leonartowicz ('90) announces that he
is now working in sales for Links AGB, Inc., an ad specialty/promotional product
company based in Hawthorne, California. Contact him with all your custom
pens, t-shirt, coffee mug, etc. needs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jeff Snell ('90) and his wife Becky are pleased to
announce the birth of their son: Tanner Nicholas Snell. Born 9/16/07
at 8:39pm - 7 lbs. 4 oz. and 19.5 inches. Both Tanner and Becky are doing
great!!! Click here and
here for pictures.
Clifford A. Rittel ('92) and his wife
Julie have 4 kids and life is very good in the
Midwest. I have the USC flag flying high in my front yard, which the Buckeye
fans love to drive by each day. Currently, I am the Microsoft Practice Manager
East for CDW. The job manages field sales units as they are solution selling
services, software, hardware and solutions. Challenging and a lot of fun.
Ralph Falls ('93) and his wife Abigail and daughter Mary Elaine are please to announce the birth
of their second daughter, Leigh Cooper, on June 25, 2009. Six Pounds, 15
ounces, 20 inches long.
Marc A. Aquino ('95) has been living in
Salt Lake City since August 2001 doing small business marketing and consulting.
Washington Miguel ('95) reports that he
has completed 6 years active service as an Army officer. He is currently
an Information Technology Consultant with the Department of the Army at Fort
Lewis, Washington, supporting the Stryker Brigade Combat Teams in Alaska,
Louisiana, Hawaii and Pennsylvania. His daughter Mackensi lives with him
and she is doing extremely well in 1st grade.
Aaron Kosins ('98) is attending UC Irvine
Medical School. He was selected as the Greek Valedictorian (highest gpa
among all Greek students) and Valedictorian of the Marshall School of Business.
Michael Kim ('00) recently signed a
job offer with Sony Pictures Entertainment, Corporate Division, as a Business
Analyst. He will be part of SPE's Project STAR, a 80 million dollars budgeted
SAP implementation project. He will be working with 45 SPE executives and 50
IBM-PWC consultants to successfully replace and implement the SPE financial
legacy systems to SAP.
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