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Alumni World 1960s Frank Abramson, ’69 BSB, is solely engaged in the practice of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), acting as a neutral arbitrator and mediator and other forms of ADR. He is a member of the Minnesota Statewide ADR-Rule 114 Civil and Family Neutral Rosters, and serves on a number of ADR panels. 1970s John Edson, ’77 BSB, has been elected president of BPKZ Certified Public Accountants in Minneapolis. Paul Ries, ’73 BSB, and his wife, Judy, have retired to Lynchburg, Va., to enjoy the warmer climate. They are also enjoying their travels to Europe, western U.S., and, of course, back to Minnesota to visit family and friends. 1980s Steve Berch, ’81 MBA, has been elected to the Greater Boise Auditorium District Board of Directors in Idaho. Scott Haugen, ’88 BSB, was named vice president of asset management at Founders Properties, LLC in Minneapolis. Philip LaPorte, ’83 MA-IR, was elected as regional chair for the Southeast Region of the National Academy of Arbitrators. 1990s Gordon Flanders, ’99 MBA, defended his dissertation, “The Effect of Course Completion within Selected Major on Persistence for Freshman College Students,” and earned his Doctor of Business linkd.in/CSAlumni @CarlsonNews facebook.com/carlsonschoolumn 28 UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA Administration (DBA) from the University of Phoenix. Flanders, who is a faculty member at Montana Tech at the University of Montana, was also recently promoted to associate professor of business. Wayne Hilbert, ’90 MBA, was named to the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton. He is a principal architect and president of CNH Architects in Apple Valley, Minn. Allen Lueth, ’91 BSB, vice president of finance for Cardinal Health China, hosted a group of Full-Time MBA students for a site visit in Shanghai as part of their Global Discovery program in January 2014. Angela Maurer-Green, ’99 BSB, recently launched Maurer-Green Resources, an affiliate office of MRINetwork. Based in southwest Minneapolis, Maurer-Green Resources specializes in search and recruitment for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, primarily in the area of clinical research. Susan Rani, ’94 MBA, was named to the Mayo Clinic expansion board by Governor Dayton, along with, Jim Campbell, ’64 BSB, and former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak. Kathleen Schmidlkofer, ’97 MBA, was selected by the trustees of the University of Minnesota Foundation to be its next president and CEO. Patrick Wethington, ’92 MBA, CEO of CardioInsight Technologies, Inc., based in Cleveland, Ohio, was named to the National Kidney Foundation Board of Directors. 2000s Trevor Bynum, ’03 MBA, was named president of Schwan’s Food Service. He is responsible for the strategic Submit a Class Note Let your classmates know what you’ve been up to since graduation. Submit a Class Note for publication in the alumni magazine. Notes and photos can be submitted to carlsonalumni@umn.edu. Subscribe to the Electronic Carlson School magazine Our electronic edition of Carlson School features all of the content of the printed magazine, plus a variety of interactive features, including video. Subscribe today at carlsonschool.umn.edu/esubscribe. Connect With Us Alumni Relations 321 19th Ave. S., Suite 4-300 Minneapolis, MN 55455 (612) 625-1556 carlsonalumni@umn.edu NOTE: Class Notes are submitted by alumni and gathered from various newspapers and sources. While we welcome alumni news, the Carlson School does not verify Class Note submissions and is not responsible for the accuracy of information contained in Class Notes.


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