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Tech Start-Up Founded by Jessica Hyejin Lee ’13 Profiled by Buffalo Business First

Posted January 22, 2015

HandStack, a company co-founded and run by Jessica Hyejin Lee ’13 was the subject of a recent Buffalo Business First article about the challenges start-ups face in finding funding. From the article: Tech startups with talented teams are becoming more common in Buffalo, but HandStack’s place is far from certain. The company’s challenges are symbolic […]

Trustee Cheryl Holland ’80 Quoted in The New York Times

Posted July 15, 2014

Trustee Cheryl Holland ’80, the president of the financial-advising firm Abacus Planning Group, was quoted in a July 11 New York Times article on saving for your “bucket list.” From the article: People in their 60s don’t talk about it much, but plenty of them are slipping their otherwise able adult children money on the side. Sometimes, lots of […]

Lauri Penney Salverda ’85 Wins Second “Top Women in Finance” Award from Finance & Commerce

Posted November 15, 2011
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For the second time, Finance & Commerce recently honored Lauri Penney Salverda ’85 with its Top Women in Finance Award, which recognizes “outstanding efforts of women who are making notable contributions to their professions, their communities and society at large throughout Minnesota.” AS a two-time honoree, Salverda enters Finance & Commerce‘s “Circle of Excellence.” A principal at […]

Trustee Cheryl Holland ’80 Named to List of Top 50 Women in Wealth Management

Posted September 9, 2011

Trustee Cheryl Holland ’80, the president of the financial-advising firm Abacus Planning Group, has been named one of the top 50 women in wealth management by AdvisorOne. It’s not the first time Holland has been celebrated by the press: she has appeared on Barron’s Top 100, Wealth Manager magazine’s list of 50 distinguished women in financial […]

Karen Kerr ’89 Named to National Institute of Standards and Technology Committee

Posted July 12, 2011
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Karen Kerr ’89, the U.S. director of business development at Intellectual Ventures, has been appointed to serve a three-year term on the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology, the agency’s primary private-sector policy advisory group. Kerr, a member of the Bryn Mawr College Board of Trustees, majored in chemistry at […]

George Morrow, M.A. ’77, Appointed to Human Genome Sciences Board of Directors

Posted April 21, 2011

Human Genome Sciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical corporation that uses the human DNA sequence to develop protein and antibody drugs, announced in March that George Morrow, M.A. ’77, had been appointed to the HGS Board of Directors. Until January 2011, Morrow served as executive vice president for global commercial operations for Amgen, Inc., leading all of […]

With Susan Kelly Barnes ’76 at the Financial Helm, Pacific Biosciences Raises $200 Million in IPO

Posted October 29, 2010
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Pacific Biosciences of California, whose chief financial officer is Susan Kelly Barnes ’76, makes superfast DNA sequencing machines with the potential to transform biological research. The company offered shares for sale to members of the public for the first time on Oct. 27, successfully raising its initial public offering (IPO) goal of $200 million. Based […]

Janet Ozzard ’85 Takes Helm at DailyCandy

Posted March 30, 2010
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Janet Ozzard ’85 has been named editor-in-chief of DailyCandy.com, an e-mail tastemaker publication that reaches 3 million subscribers with daily editions focusing on 11 U.S. cities and London as well as an “Everywhere” edition featuring online picks; and 15 weekly editions including  12 local DailyCandy Kids editions, a national kids’ edition, a travel edition, and […]

Juliet Goodfriend ’63 Named 2009 Distinguished Daughter of Pennsylvania

Posted October 16, 2009
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Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell has recognized Juliet Goodfriend ’63 as a 2009 Distinguished Daughter of Pennsylvania.  “Women recognized as Distinguished Daughters are those whose achievements on a national and statewide scale have been so outstanding that they have brought honor and respect to the commonwealth,” says the Pennsylvania Commission for Women on its Web site. […]

Genevieve Bell ’90 recognized by South Australian Premier, Fast Company

Posted July 7, 2009

Genevieve Bell ’90, an anthropologist who serves as director of user experience for Intel Corporation’s Digital Home Group, has gathered some impressive laurels lately. An Intel Fellow who has profoundly influenced the company’s understanding of cultural factors in the use of technology, Bell was recognized by Fast Company’s Web site in January as one of […]

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