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The Hon. William J. Giovan ’58 has been appointed by the Michigan Supreme Court to serve as a visiting judge in Wayne County Circuit Court’s criminal division.


Thomas V. Larabell ’63 and his wife Yvonne were the 2022 recipients of teh Theresa Maxis Award from the IHM Order for their charity work.


Pamela (Fanning) Carter ’71 has been named chair of the board of Enbridge Inc, where she has served since 2007. She is also on the board of directors of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company and Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. and has served as a director of the railway company CSX Corp.


Emmanuel D. Kollias ’89 has joined the Southgate, Mich., office of Wightman, a consulting firm offering architecture, civil engineering and surveying services.

Mark L. Teicher ’82 has been named to the West Bloomfield, Mich., Environmental Commission.


Stephen Bieda ’92 was appointed by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, to the 37th District Court. He is the chair of the Michigan Tax Tribunal where he has been since 2019 as an administrative court judge.

Charles F. Bridges ’92, a senior manager at FedEx Ground, earned the company’s Innovator of the Year Award for 2022.

John W. Mulcrone ’95 was appointed general counsel of the Michigan House of Representatives. He had previously served as the Michigan Senate shief of staff.

Jon V. Rogers II ’96 was named executive vice president and a member of the management and investment committees at New York-based Freedom Capital Markets.


Abed A. Ayoub ’05 was appointed national Executive director of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee.

Carl E. Pate Jr. ’09 was named chief compliance officer of Physician Partners of America, headquartered in Tampa, Fla.


Daniel G. Bonucchi ’13 has been named a partner at Warner Norcross + Judd and will be working out of the firm’s Macomb County, Mich., office.

Cleveland, Ohio,-based law firm Gallagher Sharp LLP has named Nancy M. Kama ’19 as an associate in the firm’s general litigation and transportation practice groups.

Ross M. Radimaker ’19 has joined Nippon Seiki North America in Troy, Mich., as an ERP systems administrator.

Blaine A. Veldhuis ’14 has joined the Troy, Mich., office of Butzel in the law firm’s labor and employment practice group.

Jeffrey M. Wiggins ’11 has been named press secretary and senior advisor for Michigan’s Senate Republican caucus.