Bernard Gartenlaub (B.B.A., J.D. '76) of Long Beach, NY, has joined the Advisory Services division of Intellian Capital Advisors LLC.
Steve Meier (B.B.A) of Sudbury, MA, was appointed executive vice president at State Street Corporation. He is the chief investment officer of Global Cash for State Street Global Advisors and oversees securities lending, cash collateral management, registered and unregistered commingled vehicles, separate account and sub-advisory mandates.
Jonathan Kanovsky (B.B.A) of Briarcliff Manor, NY, recently traveled to Liverpool, UK, where he was honored on the pitch at Anfield for his work with the Firefighter Sergio Villanueva Soccer Foundation.
Athan Vorilas (B.B.A. '87)
Athan Vorilas (B.B.A) of West Islip, NY, joined the John Hancock Financial Network as managing partner of Lighthouse Financial Network. Athan is also the manager of his children's Little League teams, is directing an initiative to revitalize the town's athletic fields, and is chair of the Children's Aid Society's Bikes for Kids event which collects bicycles to give to underprivileged children in New York City.
Andrea Nitzan (B.B.A. '89)
Andrea Nitzan (B.B.A.) of Montvale, NJ, is the senior vice president of Expense Management for AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company.
Professor Victor Ricciardi (B.B.A.) of Lexington, KY, has two chapters published in the August 2008 The Handbook of Finance. The titles of his book chapters are "The Psychology of Risk: The Behavioral Finance Perspective" and "Risk: Traditional Finance versus Behavioral Finance."
Claude Mattessich (M.B.A.) of Brightwaters, NY, is senior vice president and business development officer of Capital One's Leverage Finance New York City office.
Michael Lane (B.B.A.) of Smithtown, NY, was the voice of Rock Howard in the PlayStation 2 video game The King of Fighters 2006. He also played the supporting role of Hubcap Bullion in the horror movie The Blood Shed.
Steven Persico (B.B.A.) of Wilmington, NC, is working with Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in their Information Technology/Information Management Department.
Christina Spann (B.B.A.) of New York, NY, and Ellis Whitehurst are engaged to be married in May 2009. Christina was recently elected second vice president/program director of the North Manhattan alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
Chris Kutner (M.B.A. '03)
Chris Kutner (M.B.A.) of Rockville Centre, NY, was appointed to the board of directors of the American Red Cross in Nassau County and to the Brooklyn/Queens Council of the New York Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Daniel Murphy (M.B.A.) of Garden City, NY, is the senior director of patient care operations at Mercy Medical Center. Michael Hanley (B.B.A.) of Kings Park, NY, was recognized as one of the Top 25 Accountants on Long Island by Long Island Business News in their 2008 Edition of "Who's Who in Accounting."
Joe Todd (B.B.A. '04)
Joe Todd (B.B.A.) of Staten Island, NY, is the linebackers coach at Wagner College in Staten Island. Todd was the leading tackler for Hofstra University during his senior year. He went on to play for the New York Jets in 2001 and played four preseason games for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers the following season.