ALUMNI IN THE NEWS
John Chenier (2018), most recently the Assistant Dean of Admissions at Framingham State University, now is Director of Admissions Operations and International Recruitment at FSU. In his new role John will help global students as well as making sure the office and processes run smoothly.
Ingrid Centurion (2015) is the host and producer of Inspiring Careers – a local cable show on Access Framingham TV – with a focus on interviewing people about their fascinating technologies, social innovations and inspiring stories. Ingrid, Lieutenant Colonel Retired, U.S. Army, is a combat pilot veteran who began flying at 16. Today, she is a motivational speaker and corporate trainer.
Danielle Kehoe (2019) has been appointed Director of Resource Development at The Learning Center for the Deaf. Prior to her new role, Danielle had been Grants and Contracts Manager at TLCD.
Sarah Baldiga (2017) is the new chair of the Board of Directors at the MW Nonprofit Network. Sarah is the co-founder & Executive Director at Rise Above Foundation.
Andy MacPherson (2016) is now Sr. Account Based Marketing Manager for ServiceNow at their regional office in Waltham.
Cathy Miles (2012) has co-founded Framingham FORCE – Fostering Opioid Recovery, Compassion & Education. “The organization brings the community together to honor and remember those lost, provide education for families and individuals, and celebrate those who have overcome this insidious disease,” Cathy explains.
Pat Gotham (2018) has joined the staff of the 14-branch YMCA Greater Boston as a Major Gifts Officer.
Meena Jain (2018) is now Senior Institutional Giving Officer at Historic New England – the oldest and largest regional heritage organization in the nation.They collect, preserve, and use significant buildings, landscapes, archives, stories, and objects to encourage the public to experience and learn about four centuries of life in New England.
Giulietta “Julie” Nardone (2018) has a personal story appearing in the two-minute memoir column in the Nov/Dec issue of Psychology Today.
Ruth Mattson (2010) has joined the Newton firm Vacovec, Mayotte & Singer as a Partner. Ruth specializes in US & international estate plans and trust administration.
Beth Reynolds (2014), Ashland Economic Development Director, shared her story about “The Corner Spot” with attendees at the Empty Storefronts Conference in Milwaukee. The Corner Spot is a perfect example of the new face of retail and how important pop-up shops and gathering places are for a community. The annual conference focuses on trends, best practices and success stories that spark ideas and action to fill empty storefronts.Beth was one of several local, regional, and national experts on unique, progressive ways to revitalize and activate vacant spaces.
Nancy Capistran (2006), founder of Capistran Leadership and Crisis Interception has authored Open Your Eyes and LEAD. It offers a road map to better understanding why we don’t always show up as our best selves in challenging circumstances, and provides actionable steps to achieve better outcomes as a leader. Learn more about the book here.
Sadly, we announce the passing of Beth Widisky (1996). Beth was a Natick resident and served as a real estate paralegal for many years in MetroWest and then Boston.