Class Notes 2020

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Sheridan Hageman, B.B.A.’62, recently retired. He served in the military and worked in Ohio before moving to Florida to work as an accountant for a small oil company. Hageman later transferred to The Signal Companies’ home office in Los Angeles, California, for two years before returning to Florida to form his own company.


Ken Eppelheimer, B.B.A.’73, MBA’79, has retired to Conifer, Colorado, after a 44-year career in accounting.


Jane Rhodes, B.B.A.’81, was promoted to senior vice president, corporate physical security at Charter Communications. She is responsible for protecting Charter’s more than 95,000 employees in 41 states.


professional photo of Dorla BonnerDorla Bonner, B.B.A.’83, was named director of diversity, equity and inclusion for the city of Kalamazoo.


Eric Giering, B.B.A.’89, joined Cass Commercial Bank in St. Louis, Missouri, as executive vice president, director of commercial banking.


Nancy Turtle, B.B.A.’92, M.P.A.’97, community bank president at Mercantile Bank of Michigan, was elected as a board member to Junior Achievement of Southwest Michigan.


Beth Grime Mooney, B.B.A.’94, is serving as senior marketing manager for Dana’s Aftermarket in Maumee, Ohio.


Michael Baer, B.B.A.’01, senior vice president and wealth management advisor for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in Portage, was named to the 2019 Forbes Top 250 Next-Gen Wealth Advisors list.


Christina Losier, B.B.A.’01, was appointed as principal consultant, health and benefits for Mercer in Southfield.

Carolyn Ridderman, B.B.A.’01, was promoted to vice president, instruments­­—global customer care at Stryker in Kalamazoo.


Shane Rodgers, B.B.A.’02, M.S.A.’02, was named vice president of finance and accounting at Blue Sky Vision.


Aimee Jachym, B.B.A.’04, B.A.’04, was promoted to principal at Miller Canfield in Kalamazoo.


Christopher Ryan, B.B.A.’06, has joined Dickinson Wright PLLC in Ann Arbor as Of Counsel. Chris is a civil litigator with a focus on the healthcare industry.


Megan Versau, B.B.A.'12, was promoted to chief operations officer of Nobis Agri Science. Megan has been with the company more than five years, previously serving in the marketing, compliance and human resources department.


Nicole Johnson, B.B.A.’14, is the new marketing manager of Innovate Marquette SmartZone, which partners with Invent@NMU to support economic development from a shared location on Northern Michigan University's campus.