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Class of 1982

Vicary M. Graham '82 currently I am Managing Director, SVP Mellon Private Wealth Management and Chair of the Board of The Greater Boston Food Bank, Boston MA.

Nadivah Greenberg '82 is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania.

Richard Harwood '82 is President of The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation.

Class of 1983

Michael Klein ’83 after Skidmore did some graduate work in Government, then worked for the Mondale campaign. Learned about advertising during the campaign, then owned an advertising agency for 18 years. Then made a major career change to become an Allstate Insurance Agent.

Cassandra Van Cott‘83 is with Readers Digest in their fundraising division.

Class of 1985

Carolyn Grady ’85 I went to law school after working for a year as a paralegal. I have become a well-respected criminal defense attorney and I attribute my abilities to my education at Skidmore and BC Law.

Nelle Hotchkiss ‘85 held several position assisting public officials, managed state regulatory programs, developed and facilitated several grassroots lobbying efforts, managed and performed various lobbying positions and currently manage a state trade association and hold senior staff position managing external functions in electric utility.

Class of 1986

Michael Ross '86 is an Assistant Professor of History at Loyola University, New Orleans.

Class of 1987

Matthew Santangelo ’87 was a US Naval Officer until 1990 then became a Trust & Financial Advisor, Vice President.

Class of 1988

Eric M. Kider '88, a Government and Economics major, is assistant to the Chairman of Dun and Bradstreet Corporation headquartered in Short Hills,New Jersey.

Lt. Col. Robert Resnick '88 reports that The Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Department of Defense appointed him Staff Judge Advocate at Fort Rucker ,Alabama , effective summer 2008. Rob, who is secretary of the Skidmore Class of 1988, has been appointed to another term on the Alumni Board, chairing the awards program.

Class of 1989

Dave Bardorf '89 has been in the United States Marine Corps for 14 years. He deployed to Iraq for the first phase of Operation Iraqi Freedom in January 2003 and returned in June of that same year. Dave was part of 2nd Tank Battalion during the war. Upon return from Iraq, he was promoted to the rank of Major and received orders to Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, Va. In his current position he manages all programs and projects that modify, sustain, and enhance the M1A1 Main Battle Tank.

Bayard Heussler ’89 spent seven years with the Ayco Company providing fee-based financial planning to executives in Fortune 500 companies. Five years with Fidelity Investments; currently Director - Retirement Counselors.

Lisa Levy '89 has been appointed Director of Marketing Strategy Operations at Pfizer Pharmaceuticals in New York. She is a graduate of the Wharton School and Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

Karen Schnell ’89 is an International economic development consultant, Price Waterhouse Coopers International debt analyst, Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette Bank examiner, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, US Treasury Department.

Class of 1990

Regina Corso '90 is a Campaign Research Consultant/Pollster, Vox Populi Communications.

Daniel S. Hollman '90 graduated from The University of Notre Dame Law School and is practicing law in Manhattan with the firm of Vedder, Price, Kaufman & Kammholz, P.C.

Bill McConnell ’90 following graduation I attended the US Army Officer Candidate School where I was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant in the Infantry. Following Airborne and Ranger schools, I served in numerous Infantry assignments in both the US and the Republic of Korea. I left the Army as a captain and went on to pursue my MBA in finance at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business. Currently I am a Vice President in the Industrial Growth Investment Banking Group at Wachovia Securities where I focus primarily on transportation companies.

Michael Mone '90 is former Assistant State Attorney in Boston and now in private law practice in Boston.

Becky Mowbray '90 is a reporter for the New Orleans Times Picayune.

Elizabeth Nakian '90 has returned from a two-year posting at the US Embassy/Ankara to her regular duties at the Intelligence and Research Bureau at the US Dept. of State, Washington, DC.

Jon Rabinowitz '90 works in the information technology industry in Israel.

Ronnie (Kovner) Tepp '90 who gave birth to a baby girl last month, is head of legislative affairs for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International in Washington, DC.

Peter H. Yagaloff ’90 my Government Major and Business Concentration allowed me to advance within the Risk Management area of Chase Manhattan Bank, and due to a department-wide job elimination (migration to another state), I was able to obtain a position in the retail branch world as an Assistant Branch manager.