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FAL-WIN 2016

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FALL 2016 \ PIERCE 57 CLASS NOTES Olympics Colorado as their senior vice-president, training & program innovations. I will be overseeing all of the state competitions, planning new programs to enhance the expe- rience for all stakeholders, as well as developing a wide range of training programs for athletes, coaches, volunteers, families, staff, and board members." 1984 Stephen Parker '84 is proud to announce that his daughter Sarah was accepted into a graduate program in genetics at Clark University and son Kevin will be teaching engineering at Concord Academy. Steve lives with his wife of 27 years, Maureen, and is an operations manager at Tetra Tech Inc. "Best to all of the Class of 1984." 1985 Al Zilinsky '85 lives in Boca Raton, Florida, with his wife, Gabriela, and their two cats, Hunter and Lovey. Al is an independent research analyst for Woodside Capital Partners based in Palo Alto, California, and consults on cloud computing solutions and enterprise storage trends. He still plays guitar and is in a popular Grateful Dead tribute band, Unlimited Devotion, which performs regularly throughout Florida and the Southeast. 1986 Kenneth "Ken" Butler '86 is the executive director of the MMAS Black Box Theater and Morini Gallery, an organization that he founded in 1993. The Theater will begin its 16th season and is embarking on a $2 million capital campaign to build a new arts center for the southeastern Massachusetts region. Linda (Petocz) Mauriello '86 writes, "I relocated from Atlanta back to New Jersey to accept a new position as transition coordinator for special education for Boonton Public Schools. Looking forward to connecting with my New Jersey friends!" Dolores Moran-Colby '86 is currently living in Winter Harbor, Maine. She is teaching/coaching as a vice principal in a PreK to 8th grade school in Sullivan, Maine. 1987 Robert "Rob" Taylor '87 lives in Leominster, Massachusetts, and works as the accounting supervisor for Seatrade International. 1989 Ronald "Ron" Biron '89 , DA '12 writes, "Greetings from the Sunshine State!! In October 2015, my wife and I, with our lab, Webster, relocated to West Palm Beach, Florida, for good; no more winters for us. I still maintain an active teaching schedule for FPU's graduate MBA program and am the dean of academic affairs and opera- tions for South University in West Palm Beach. My best to all alumni." Nicholas "Nick" Raisz '89 writes, "Hello FPC! If you like rock and roll, please take a listen to my band at www.crazymary.com. Cheers and hope to see you all soon." Fernando Rodrigues '89 reports, "After 25 years in the software world and with a 10 -year stint at Microsoft, I launched my own company, Guruescape.com, a travel comparison site. The goal of the site is to assist travelers who don't know where they want to go on vacation. The site will ask brief questions like, Do you want to lounge on the beach or would you like to visit museums? Do you prefer theater over nightclubs? Rural vs. urban? Indoor or outdoor based activities? Then, I provide them with a recommendation. We are beating Kayak three out of five times on hotel rates. Before you book, go to Guruescape.com." 1991 Frank N. Roth '91 , MBA '16 received his M.B.A in Health Administration from Franklin Pierce University this past May. Now he has a B.S. from Franklin Pierce College (1991) and an M.B.A from Franklin Pierce After 20 winters in Minnesota, Ami (Miesner) Anderson '89 and her family moved to Dallas, Texas. She is now the senior director of advertising & media for Chuck E. Cheese's. Nepotism is alive and well, as she has already cast her daughter in a few of her commercials. Look for Tess enjoying pizza in the restaurant next time you see one of their commercials. (Tess Anderson is the blonde on the right.) Chris "Rize" Reisner '89 had a mini FPC reunion in Seattle with Charlie Church '86. John Kloepper '89 writes, "After selling our home and business in New Mexico almost two years ago, my fiancee (Andrea) and I have been traveling around the country in an RV visiting with family and friends." Michelle (Lackey) Maselli '92 and Mark "Turtle" Poinelli '92 along with their families vacationed together in Old Lyme, Connecticut.

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