Dennis Hickey (’70) became a trustee of the Baruch College Fund in July; he serves as CFO of Colgate-Palmolive Company, Inc.

Lance H. Wallach (’71) was cited as an expert source in the Forbes article “Tax Court Drops the Hammer on Employee Welfare Plan,” which ran in July.

The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty appointed Alan P. Schoor (MBA ’73) executive director and CEO. With 35 years of experience, Schoor most recently served as senior VP for operations at Touro College.

Hannah Atterman (’75) joined Smolin, Lupin & Co.—a financial services firm—as a forensic accountant.

Peter P. Corritori (’75) was appointed president of Mount St. Michael Academy in the Bronx.

Arthur S. Kirsch (MBA ’75) was appointed to the board of directors at Immunomedics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company.

Matt BlankAfter holding the position for 15 years, Matthew C. Blank (MBA ’76) will step down as CEO of Showtime Networks starting Jan. 1, 2016. Blank, who has been with Showtime since 1988, will continue to serve the company as chairman.



Harry A. Hamill (’76) was appointed to the board of directors of Unilife Corporation. Prior to this, Hamill held several senior finance positions at Wyeth, including leading global mergers and acquisitions and VP of finance for Wyeth’s global manufacturing operations.

John J. Keller (’79) joined Diversified Search, one of the nation’s top-ten executive search firms, as a managing director and technology and telecommunications practice leader.



University of Texas at Austin Professor of Accounting Michael B. Clement (’80) was inducted into the PhD Project Hall of Fame. Clement’s research explores the activities of analysts whose predictions drive Wall Street.

Richard M. Schapiro (MBA ’80), a retired corporate and investment banker, joined Molina Healthcare’s board of directors as an independent non-executive director.

Printing press Koenig & Bauer AG North America appointed Alex Stepanian (’80) as regional sales director. Stepanian previously worked for three other printing press manufacturers and has more than 30 years of professional experience.

Christine Elizabeth (Hove) Aron (’81) was honored by Rutgers Hillel with the Rabbi Julius Funk Alumni Award, recognizing her commitment and support of the Rutgers student club as well as the greater Jewish community.

Richard M. Levychin (’82) is one of the founding partners of the New York City–based CPA and advisory firm KBL, LLP. In May, Levychin published an article in Business Insider praising his former Baruch professor Diane Gold.

The Dignity & Respect Campaign honored Inez Colon (’84) for her commitment to “creating a more diverse workplace.” Colon is the director of employment and development at Port Authority of Allegeheny County, Pa.

In June Donna Jones (MPA ’84) received the Founders Award from the State Bar of Wisconsin for her leadership of nonresident members and her many years of service to the Bar.

Dan Clivner ¹85BCF Trustee Daniel Clivner (’85) joined Sidley Austin LLP as co–managing partner of its Los Angeles office. In this capacity, Clivner is a key member of the firm’s M&A and Private Equity practices.

Jane B. Ransom (MPA ’86) was appointed executive director of the American Brain Foundation.


ellen gordon mba ¹87 2 AAFArtist Ellen Gordon (MBA ’87) had her work showcased in a retrospective at the Government Center in Stamford, Conn. The exhibition contains a collection of figurative collages, drawings, and landscapes.



Columbia Bank named John Shepherd (EMBA ’87) its vice president, wealth advisor, for the Oregon market.

The Alliance for Downtown New York’s Board of Directors unanimously elected Dennis Friedrich (’88) as its new chairman. Friedrich is president and CEO of Brookfield Properties.

The Asian-American Business Development Center named King Y. Look (MBA ’88) one of the 50 Outstanding Asian-Americans in Business. Look has worked at Con Edison for more than 30 years in engineering, operations, and planning.

Australian retail firm FXTG appointed Elias Morales (’89) as its CEO. Morales previously worked for BNP Paribas, CMC Markets, and GFT.

Susan Silverman (MBA ’89) is senior VP at Jones Lang LaSalle, IP, Inc., where she oversees key healthcare projects.