Class Notes July 2023

By John Stabinger
Posted on 11 July 2023 | 12:41 pm

Class Notes

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July 2023


Natalie Parker Bluestein was elected to the South Carolina Family Law Inn of Court in 2022. Ms. Bluestein is a Partner and Attorney at Bluestein & Douglas, LLC. She resides on Sullivan’s Island, SC, with her husband, Scott. The Bluesteins are generous supporters of the Jewish Historical Society of SC.

Michael MacEachern has been promoted to Associate Director of Athletics for Sports Communications at Young Harris College and resides in Hiawassee, GA. Mr. MacEachern has been a generous donor to the Charleston Athletic Fund since 2016.

James Owens was inducted into the Sigma Nu Brotherhood Hall of Honor in the 70th Grand Chapter, the highest honor of the fraternity. Mr. Owens is the 87th Hall of Honor inductee since Sigma Nu’s founding in 1869. He resides in Lexington, VA, with his wife, Lucia Rowland Owens ’86.


Missy Johnson is the Associate Vice President and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education at the Pennsylvania State University. Ms. Johnson resides in Boalsburg, PA, with her husband, Joseph Schaub. She is an avid supporter of the CofC English Department and recently made a gift to the Dr. Lancelot Minor Harris Scholarship Fund.

Jandi Brown Withrow is a High School Science Teacher at Charleston Charter School for Math and Science. Ms. Withrow resides in Charleston, SC, with her husband, Randy Withrow ’90, and their daughter, Claire. The Withrows are loyal donors to the Charleston Athletic Fund.


Mary Pinckney married Charles McNeill in May 2022. The couple resides in Arlington, VA. Ms. Pickney is an avid supporter of the College and recently made gifts to the Alumni Fund and Alumni Greek Life Scholarships.


Carol Bain Linder is the CEO of Carol’s Balloon Art and works as a balloon artist and children’s entertainer. Ms. Linder and her husband, David Linder ’92, reside in Hanahan, SC, with their son Charles Nathan Wesley Linder ’22.


Tina Cundari recently joined Smith Robinson, Attorneys at Law, bringing nearly 20 years of litigation experience to the firm. Ms. Cundari was named Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year by the South Carolina Bar and received the Leadership in Law award from S.C. Lawyers Weekly. The State newspaper selected her for a “20 Under 40 Award”. Ms. Cundari resides in Columbia, SC, with her husband, Cory Manning. She serves on the CofC Foundation Board of Directors and is a generous donor to our alma mater, supporting the 1967 Legacy Program, the Honors College, and the CofC Fund, among other programs.

Dana Turner Holsclaw is the new Installation Management Flight Chief at Joint Base Charleston for the U.S. Air Force. Ms. Holsclaw and her husband, David Holsclaw ’98 reside in Charleston, SC.


Quantina Thomas Haggwood is the Executive Director of Richland County School District One. Dr. Haggwood earned her PhD from the University of South Carolina in 2008. She resides in Columbia, SC, with her husband, William Haggwood ’97. The couple has three children, Jordan, Jaylen, and Reagan.


Summer Myers Landrith is a Cardiac Device Sales Representative for Boston Scientific. Ms. Landrith and her husband, Travis Landrith ’98, reside on Johns Island, SC, with their two sons, Preston and Everett. The Landriths are stalwart supporters of the College, donation most recently to the Alumni Fund and the Campus Preservation Fund.

Kyle Osenburg is the new Senior Corporate Recruiter at Turner & Townsend Heery and resides in Baltimore.


Natalie Holst is the Designer and Owner of Holst + Lee. Ms. Holst recently opened her new flagship store in downtown Charleston, SC. She says her designs are inspired by “the vivid colors of art, music, nature, and the symbols that make life beautiful and fun.”


Saffron Owens Algozzini is the Owner of Fintastic Diving Adventures in Jacksonville, FL. She and her husband, Tony Algozzini ’00, have two children, Addison and Parker.

Karen Lockerman is a new Exceptional Learning Teacher at Minnie Hughes Elementary in the Charleston County School District. Ms. Lockerman resides in Adams Run, SC.

Brian Mathias was promoted to Managing Director at Accenture. Mr. Mathias married Jo Mahoney in November and the couple resides in Charleston, SC. He is a loyal supporter of the College and has recently made gifts to the CofC Fund, the School of Business, and the Alumni Association Fund.


Bob Flynn joined Elisity Cognitive Trust as an Enterprise Account Executive and resides in Holly Springs, NC. Mr. Flynn has recently made generous donations to the CofC Fund and the Alumni Fund.


Robert Silverstein is the System Director of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Mr. Silverstein earned his MHA from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2009. He and his wife, Perri Brenner Silverstein ’06, reside in Cherry Hill, NJ, with their two children, Julianna and Maddox. The Silversteins have recently supported the Jewish Historical Society of SC.


Jenna Bradley Bates has been promoted to VP Commercial Banker with JP Morgan Chase. Ms. Bates and her husband, Marvin, welcomed their first child, Eva Jane Bates, in March 2022. The Bates family resides in Piedmont, SC.


Sanam de Lorme Baller and her husband, David Baller ’08, reside in Dayton, OH. The couple has two sons, William and Michael.

Adam Hofmeister is the Senior Director, Hospitality & Events, for MKTG, part of Dentsu International. Mr. Hofmeister earned his MS in sports industry management from Georgetown University in 2012. He married Katie O’Neil in July 2022. The couple resides in Charlotte, NC.

Jenna Blasi McLaurin and Sam McLaurin ’08 reside in Leesburg, GA, with their two children, Tess and Theodore. Ms. McLaurin is the Foundation Coordinator for the Lee County Board of Education. Dr. McLaurin is the Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. He earned his MD from Mercer University in 2013. Dr. McLaurin completed his medical residency in anesthesia in 2016 and his cardiothoracic anesthesia fellowship in 2018 at the Medical University of South Carolina. The couple met in the McAlister Residence Hall their freshman year at the College and just celebrated their 10-year anniversary.

Priscilla Towne Summerford (MEd) is a 6th Grade ELA Teacher for Aiken County Public Schools. Ms. Summerford earned her MLIS from the University of South Carolina in 2020. She resides in Aiken, SC, with her husband, Grant Summerford ’09.


Brian Kennedy is the new Chief Scientist at Ocean Discovery League. Dr. Kennedy earned his PhD in marine ecology from Boston University this year. He resides in Boston with his wife, Elena Dowin Kennedy ’09. The Kennedys have recently made a gift to CofC’s BEAMS program.
Dave Marongwe is the new Chief Financial Officer, FreshPoint, at Sysco. Mr. Marongwe is also a Certified Public Accountant. He resides in Chicago with his wife, Tamika Ross Marongwe ’07. The Marongwes are generous donors to the CofC Alumni Fund and the School of Business Strategic Investment Symposium Fund.

Ashley Marzolf Martin and Trevy Martin are both Dentists for the United States Navy. Ashley earned her DDS from West Virginia University in 2014 and Trevy earned his DMD from MUSC in 2013. The couple resides in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, with their two daughters, Lylah and Adalyn.


Emma Rittenbaum Armstrong is a Math Interventionist for the Charleston County School District. Ms. Armstrong earned her MED in literacy from The Citadel in 2015. She and her husband, Reid Armstrong, welcomed their second daughter, Lennon, In August 2021. The Armstrong family resides in Charleston, SC.

Kathryn Lally is the new Director, Program Lead – DevSecOps for 84.51˚ and resides in South Weymouth, MA, with her husband, Robert. Ms. Lally is a stalwart supporter of the College and has recently made gifts to the School of Business MBA Scholarship, the Student Athlete Development Fund, the School of Business, the Alumni Association Fund, and the Sailing Excellence Fund.

Rachel Hubbard Morrison is the Director of Marketing for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston. Ms. Morrison and her husband, Brandon, reside in Charleston, SC, and have two sons, Brooks and Hunter.

Lauren Patterson is the Key Account Manager for Level Access, Inc. Ms. Patterson married John Brennan ’11 in July 2022. The couple resides in Washington, D.C. and have recently made gifts to the Alumni Association Fund.


Meaghan Kelly is an Administrative Editor at Columbia Law School. Ms. Kelly resides in Durham, NC, with her husband, Tim Ave-Lallemant ’07, and their son, Finn.

Cait Mason married Michael Graff in September 2022. Ms. Mason is a Senior Business Associate for Rothschild & Co. She earned her MBA in 2018 from the Guildhall School of Business and Law. The couple resides in London, UK.

Don Squires is the Director of Development and Marketing for East Cooper Community Outreach. Mr. Squires met his wife, Molly Morse Squires ’14, while at CofC on mission trip through Baptist College Ministry. The couple just welcomed their first child, Gibson Harry Squires, in April. The Squires family resides in Charleston, SC.


Cammy Davis is the Youth Services Librarian for the Warren County Public Library. Ms. Davis earned her MS in education from Western Illinois University in 2022. She is a returned Peace Corps education volunteer and served in Madagascar from 2017-2019. Ms. Davis is an AmeriCorps (2021-22) and WIU Peace Corps fellow (2020-22) alumna. She resides in Monmouth, IL.

Lindsey Griffin married Matthew Womack ’25 in March 2023. Ms. Griffin is the Analyst Relations Consultant for Coast Communications, LLC. She is studying integrated marketing communications at West Virginia University with plans to graduate with her MS in 2024. Mr. Womack is studying at the College as a veteran after serving over 12 years in the US Navy. The couple resides in North Charleston, SC.

John Fludd is the new Assistant Controller at Waste Connections and resides in Summerville, SC.

Aylett Clesi Mazzarell has been promoted to Associate Partner, Geology, at ERM and resides in New Orleans with her husband, Matt Mazzarell ’13. The Mazzarells have recently made generous gifts to the Alumni Association Fund and the Campus Preservation Fund.


Caroline Carnahan Campbell is a Teacher at the Whitmore School. Ms. Campbell resides in Hanahan, SC, with her husband, Garrett Campbell ’11. The couple welcomed their second son, Adam Dixon Campbell in May 2022. Adam joins older brother, Woods Vernon Campbell.

Abby Fleming is the Senior Copy editor for The History Press and resides in Charleston, SC.

Jenny Bammond Gregory has been promoted to Director, Enablement, for SeatGeek. Ms. Gregory started with the company as Product Support Manager in 2017. She and her husband, Michael, reside in Mount Pleasant, SC.

Caroline Norris Nash is a teacher at Laurence Manning Academy in Manning, SC. Ms. Nash and her husband, Brady, welcomed their daughter, Lily Francelia Nash, in January. The Nash family resides in Salters, SC.

Kristin Sarmiento is a Content Writer for the Amelia Agency and resides in Raleigh, NC, with her husband, Phil Geary.


John Brooker has been promoted to Energy Policy Director at Conservation Voters of South Carolina and resides in Charleston, SC.

Carly Good Peterson is a Real Estate Broker for Windermere Real Estate. Ms. Peterson and her husband, Troy Peterson ’15, reside in Federal Way, WA, and have one daughter, Joanna Rae Peterson.


Seth Abel married Laura Ware in April. Mr. Abel is the Senior Scheduler for CM Solutions. The couple resides in Long Beach, CA.

Mark DeCristoforo is the Executive Director of Massachusetts Seafood Collaborative in Boston. Mr. DeCristoforo resides in Weymouth, MA and has recently given to CofC’s Campus Preservation Fund.

Taylor Domenick is a Research Scientist for Solvay. Dr. Domenick earned her PhD in Chemistry from the University of Florida in 2021. She married Austin Jones in April, and the couple resides in Alpharetta, GA.

Ari Santos is a Mental Health Coach for Crystal Queer Paths Coaching. Ms. Santos earned her MA in clinical counselling from The Citadel in 2021. She married Brett Baselitz ’19 in October 2022 and the couple resides in Douglas, MA.


Danielle Green Burnham is an Administrative Specialist for SPAWAR – Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command. Ms. Burnham earned her MHA from the University of Saint Francis in 2018. She and her husband, Christopher, reside in Moncks Corner, SC, with their son Christopher Burnham III.

Kate Fitzsimmons Fischer has obtained her SHRM Certified Professional certification from the Society for Human Resource Management Executive Network. Ms. Fischer is a Human Resources Consultant for ADEPT HRM Solutions. She married Mark Fischer in December 2021, and the couple resides in Charlotte, NC.

Sinead Rose-Innes Ross is the Audit Manager for Elliott Davis, LLC.Ms. Ross earned her MPA from Clemson University in 2017. She resides in Greenville, SC, with her husband, Paul Ross ’16.


Santana Parra Collins is the Office Manager for Interim Healthcare of the Upstate. Ms. Collins and her husband, Kevin Collins ’17, welcomed their son, Pearce Michael Collins, in October. The Collins family resides in Camden, SC.

Ashley De Peri is the Manager, Office of the Dean and Director, Music Division, at The Julliard School and resides in New York City.

Elinor Walters Donlan is the Marketing Manager for the Bitter End Yacht Club. Ms. Dolan earned an accreditation in global sports management from New York University in 2022. She married Alexander Dolan in November 2022, and the couple resides in Newport, RI.

Hannah Malone Elliott is an Artist, Illustrator, and Owner of Hannah Elliott Studio. Ms. Elliott and her husband, Joseph, reside in Charleston, SC.

Kamryn Boatwright Yockel is the Business Development Specialist for her family’s business Greenwood Glass Company. Ms. Yockel’s grandfather started the business in 1965 and she plans to continue his legacy. She married Matthew Yockel ’17 in August 2021, and the couple resides in Simpsonville, SC.


Laurel Gann Bryant is a Social Media Strategist for Beemok Hospitality Collection. Ms. Bryant married her husband, Brandon, in May 2022. The couple resides in Charleston, SC.

Sean Hannigan is the new Informatics Specialist at the Association of Public Health Laboratories and resides on Daniel Island, SC.

Lindsey Lane married Michael McKeon ’18 in October 2022. Ms. Lane is studying clinical mental health counseling at Wake Forest University with plans to graduate with her MA in December. The couple resides in Tampa, FL.

Greer Stewart is the new Marketing Manager at Renaissance Publishing, LLC, and resides in New Orleans.

Amanda Thomas (MS ’19) is a Senior Tax Associate for Moody & O’Neal CPAs, LLC. Ms. Thomas married Anthony Lato ’20 in January and the couple resides in Stamford, CT.


Jordan Boyer is a Personal Trainer. Mr. Boyer resides in York, SC, with his wife, Jordan Collins ’17, and their twin daughters, Katibeth and Kinslee.

Sarah English is a Research Coordinator for MUSC where she is studying genetic counseling with plans to graduate with her second MS in 2025. Ms. English resides in Charleston, SC.

Ryan Lipomi has been promoted to Senior Associate at Marcus & Millichap Commercial Real Estate Investment Services and resides in Charleston, SC. Mr. Lipomi has recently donated to the Charleston Athletic Fund.

Eric Spector has been promoted to Senior Equity Research Associate at Raymond James and resides in St. Petersburg, FL. Mr. Spector is a generous supporter of the College, recently making donations to the Charleston Athletic Fund, the Strategic Investment Symposium Fund, and the Alumni Association Fund.

Danny Wondrack is the new Field Sales Pro at BSN Sports and resides in Myrtle Beach, SC.


Izzy Berouty is the Brand Coordinator for 72 and Sunny and resides in Redondo Beach, CA.

Alyssa Owings Mckenzie and her husband, John, welcomed their son, Oliver James Mckenzie, in August 2022. The Mckenzie family resides in Sumter, SC.


Brittanie Hammond is a Medical Office Assistant for the Medical University of South Carolina. Ms. Hammond is studying health, exercise, and sports science at The Citadel with plans to graduate with her MS in 2024. She resides in Charleston, SC.

Chelsea Vondran is the Email & SMS Marketing Coordinator for the Miami Dolphins.


Caden Albert is a volunteer Assistant Coach at the College. Mr. Albert is studying sports management at Morehead State University with plans to graduate with his MS in 2025. Mr. Albert resides on Johns Island, SC.

Annebeth Heller has been promoted to Account Executive at Optomi based in Atlanta. Ms. Heller has recently donated to the CofC Campus Preservation Fund.