3152 North Millbrook, Suite D
Fresno, Calif. 93703
note: CCT accepts the resignation of David Merzel
as Class of 1976 correspondent and thanks him for his time and
service to this magazine. Wtih the next issue, we welcome
Clyde A. Moneyhun as class correspondent. Please send him
news at English Department, University of Delaware, Newark, Del.
19711 or e-mail him at email@example.com.]
Joos, Chemin de Thiere, Switzerland, is a senior vice
president, private banking and head of a portfolio management group
for the Union Bancaire Privee in Geneva. Roberto has been in
Switzerland for 15 years since receiving his MBA from Wharton. His
wife, Liz, and three children are very much looking forward to
their trip to New York and "hope to meet up with some old Columbia
friends while we are there."
Lurio, M.D., is the new chairman of the department of family
practice and community medicine at Catholic Medical Centers in
Brooklyn and Queens, N.Y.
Martin, Seattle, has moved back to the U.S. with his wife
Catherine and son Toby after 17 years in Hong Kong. "Life in
America is an adjustment, but it agrees with us." Charles is
working on a "Hong Kong thriller" and doing freelance writing in
McCaffrey, Del Mar, Calif., is practicing
emergency medicine in sunny San Diego. His address is P.O. Box 187,
Del Mar, Calif. 92014. (Hi Ken. If you remember me from Carman and
John Jay Halls, not to mention the grub rooms, I'm at (559)
435-2253 in Fresno, Calif.)
111 Regal Dr.
DeKalb, Ill. 60115
35 Huntington Street
New Haven, Conn. 06511
computer near you for the work of David Beazer, who recently
left The New York Times foreign desk to become a
producer/editor at MSNBC.com.
After 15 years at Times Square, David is moving to Secaucus where
he will address the World Wide Web.
floormate, Bruce W. Fraser, is also on the move, now leading
the beautiful life in southern California in more ways than one.
Bruce is a real estate partner at Dewey Ballantine in Los Angeles.
Of particular interest to his old friends is news that he is
married to the former Kari Gibson, a one-time star of the TV soap
opera All My Children. They have a 2 1/2-year-old daughter,
Grace. Is Bruce the ultimate testimonial for the CC education, or
Congratulations to Rafik
Beekun, who recently became a full professor of management and
strategy at the University of Nevada. When Rafik wasn't giving
advice to Steve Wynn on how to recreate the entire art hum
curriculum as a casino in Las Vegas, he won a Senior Fulbright to
teach this year at the University of Mauritius.
faculty of Mount Sinai has added Kevin Vitting, M.D. to its
rolls. Kevin lives in Ridgewood, N.J. with his wife, Julie, and two
If you are in
London, look up Gregory Stoupnitzky, who is a managing
director at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter in the British capital. Greg
is married and has three daughters.
Wexner has an honorary fellowship at the Royal College of
Surgeons in Edinburgh.
Our own class
of '78 James Bond is Chris Dell, who, continuing his
never-ending year of living dangerously, wrote earlier this year,
"NATO air operations in Kosovo have added an extra element of
interest to an already interesting town. We can hear the bombing
some nights and an errant missile landed within three kilometers of
my home one night...an unmistakable reminder of how close this all
is..." Chris's foreign service posting is in Sofia, Bulgaria. Be
home for this issue is good friend and former BMOC Nicholas
Serwer, who writes from Singapore, "I've been living here for
the past five years and practicing U.S. Securities law with Baker
McKenzie in the Southeast Asia region...especially in Indonesia.
Friends passing through have a standing invitation to visit and
should look me up." You can e-mail Nick at Nicholas.J.Serwer@Bakernet.com.
scribe has logged many fewer frequent flyer miles than our
far-flung classmates, but I did spend a wonderful summer visiting
the Tetons, Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks with my wife's
(Marian Chertow B'77) family. My daughters are doing great: the
elder, Elana, is in fourth grade and the "baby," Joy, has started
kindergarten. Gulp! Marian is working on another book on technology
policy and enjoying the Forestry School at the local university
here in New Haven.
trying to get a fast enough train between here and 125th Street so
I can take GS courses when I retire. But I'm getting ahead of
myself. Please write; hundreds want to know what you're up
511 East 73rd Street, Suite 7
New York, N.Y. 10021
Bagley has been made a partner at the law firm of Milbank,
Tweed, Hadley & McCloy in New York. He specializes in trademark
and copyright law.
Gilman is a litigation partner at Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan
& Aronoff in Cleveland. His short story, The Real World School
of Law, was published this spring by The New England
Zakian is director of the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at
Pepperdine University. After graduation, he received an M.A. and
Ph.D. in art history from Rutgers.
note: The name of Brewer Shettles was inadvertently
misspelled in the September issue. CCT apologizes for the
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New York, N.Y. 10023
Be sure to
mark June 2-4, 2000 on your calendars. That weekend, the Class of
1980's 20th reunion takes place on campus. Stay tuned for
Krasney, who was my roommate in Hogan Hall when he was in
Columbia Law and I was at Columbia Business, joined the New York
office of the Philadelphia law firm of Wolf, Block, Schorr and
Solis-Cohen as a partner in the corporate/securities practice
group. Keith focuses in public and private offerings of
mortgage-based and asset-based securities, warehouse arrangements,
portfolio sales of assets in the secondary markets, and related
I hope to
hear from more of you. Feel free to write, call, fax or e-mail. I'm
also hoping many of you plan to attend the reunion.