Classes ending in 0 and 5 will celebrate milestone reunions this summer.
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Wilfredo Rivera ’80 was inducted into the Hiram College Hall of Fame in September 2014. While at Hiram, he earned four letters each in football and baseball and was a first team All-Presidents’ Athletic Conference honoree in baseball in 1977 and 1978. He has been a teacher in the Las Vegas, area for 23 years, and is also a soccer and baseball coach.
Andrea Anelli ’83 is general director for Opera Per Tutti, a company she founded in 2006 to keep the art of opera alive and accessible in Northeast Ohio. Cleveland Business Connects featured her story in the April 2014 issue.
Patrick J. Cusick ’86 was sworn in as deputy environmental commissioner on June 30, 2014, by Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson. In addition to a bachelor’s degree in biology from Hiram, he earned a Master of Public Health degree from Walden University. He has worked for the City of Cleveland for 17 years.
Mike Kohl ’86 has taken on a new role as advertising representative for Record Publishing Co. He will primarily focus on the Aurora, Ohio, area. Having worked primarily in the insurance industry for 20 years, Kohl is excited about the change.
Todd McKenney ’86, a former probate judge and state representative, has been appointed to serve as judge in Barberton Municipal Court. He is an attorney with the firm of Leiby, Hanna, Rasnick, Towne, Evanchan, Palmisano & Hobson, LLC.
Susan (Grapatin) Paolo ’86 has been named branch manager of the Chardon, Ohio, office of Wells Fargo Advisors. She earned her Master of Business Administration degree from Lake Erie College and has more than 25 years of financial industry experience.
Jack Warren ’86 and the Warren family-run Comfort Keepers franchise in Ashtabula have been recognized by Home Care Pulse, a leading industry analyst, as “Best of Homecare” in America, a distinction held by only the top 10 percent of home care agencies across the country. Home Care Pulse also recognizes their agency as being the “Employer of Choice” based on ratings from the Warrens’ employees.
Barb (Eaken) Cymanski ’87 was recognized in August 2014, for 20 years of service to Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools, Chagrin Falls, Ohio. She earned a master’s degree from Kent State University and taught math at Chagrin Falls Middle School before being assigned to the high school. John Krajnik ’88 owns his own financial services firm, Normandy Financial Services LLC, in Beachwood, Ohio.
Wilda Rainsburg-Leek ’89 sends greetings from the California desert and wishes the best to all Hiram alumni.
Karen (Thompson) Scher ’89 was appointed by the Trumbull County, Ohio, commissioners to fill an unexpired term on the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library board of trustees. Scher is the president of OMBEA USA, an educational technology company.