Mike Nekritz (WCAS '90, GSESP '92, KSM '04)
04/22/13 – Pioneer Local
Co-founded the Felicity School, a special education, private, therapeutic day school in Deerfield, Illinois. The school honors Mr. Nekritz’s sister, Felicia Beth Nekritz, an Ohio public defender, who died in 1998 from breast cancer. The school will open in August.
Sonita Lontoh (KSM '06)
04/22/13 – SF Chronicle
Head of Global Corporate Marketing at Trilliant, Inc., to keynote at a fundraising dinner to help educate and improve lives of underprivileged children.
Ajay Bansal (McC '85, KSM '85)
04/20/13 – Pharmacy Choice
CFO of Complete Genomics appointed chief financial officer of Onconova Therapeutics, Inc.
Tim Graham (KSM '03)
04/18/13 – Crain’s Chicago Business
Senior vice president at Hub International named branch president of property and casualty at the Horton Group.
Christopher Justin Reid (KSM '05)
04/17/13 – Marketwire
Appointed executive chairman of Castillian Resources Corp.
Christopher Spahr (KSM '94)
04/17/13 – PR Newswire
Managing director of William Blair & Company named a partner of Partnership Capital Growth Advisors (PCG). Mr. Spahr will open a PCG office in Chicago this summer.
Alan D. Ferber (KSM '92)
04/16/13 – PressReleasePoint
Chief strategy and brand officer at U.S. Cellular named chief customer officer at ADT Corporation.
Jeffrey Brand (KSM '07)
04/16/13 – iStockAnalyst
Managing director at Keefe, Bruyette and Woods appointed managing director at Silver Lane, a mergers and acquisitions advisory firm. Mr. Brand will be based in Chicago.
Leland C. Pillsbury (KSM '82)
04/12/13 – Hotel Online
Chairman and CEO of Thayer Lodging Group joined the board of Duetto Research, a cloud-based technology firm.
Kevin Buchi (KSM '80)
04/11/13 – News Bites
Former CEO of Cephalon appointed to board of directors of Benitec Biopharma Ltd.
Steven J. Sherman (KSM '79)
04/11/13 – Crain’s Chicago Business
Partner and chair of the global valuations committee at KPMG named managing director and practice leader of Loop Capital Financial Consulting Services.
John Gambs (WCAS '68, KSM '74)
04/10/13 – Interest!Alert
Appointed to the Forward Funds board of trustees.
Scott Buckout (KSM '94)
04/09/13 – Business Wire
President of United Technologies Corporation’s Fire and Security Division appointed president and CEO of CIRCOR International.
Yuri (George) Salnikoff (KSM '95)
04/09/13 – PR Newswire
Vice president and managing director of the advertising firm R/GA named global director of the brand activation practice at Siegel+Gate.
Henry E. Dubois (KSM '85)
04/08/13 – iStockAnalyst
Appointed president, chief executive officer and to the board of directors of Hooper Holmes.
James A. Mesterharm (KSM '99)
04/08/13 – Globe Newswire
Promoted to co-lead of the turnaround and restructuring services unit for the Americas of AlixPartners.
Kenneth A. Kavajecz (KSM '94, KSM '97)
04/08/13 – Syracuse.com
Chairman of the finance department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison named dean of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University.
Karissa McDaniel (KSM '05)
04/04/13 – Crain’s Chicago Business
Manager of talent solutions at BPI Group appointed chief administrative officer at Marquette Associates in Chicago.
Stephen Loeb (KSM '81)
04/04/13 – Enhanced Online News
President and CEO of Alaska Distributors appointed to the advisory board of graZie Mobile, a social gifting company.
Bill Krueger (KSM '92)
04/03/13 – Washington Post
Named senior VP of manufacturing, purchasing and supply management for Nissan North America.