Stephen C. Ryan (’ 95 AB) and Mary Leigh Scales
Gregory of Charlotte.
; family additions
Jane Jaques Morris (’ 95 AB) and Edward William
Morris (’ 96, ’ 95 AB) of Lexington, Ky.; a daughter,
Esme Irene Morris, on July 21, 2009. u Natasha
Mitchell Nielsen (’ 95 BSBA) and Kris Nielsen of
Mechanicsville, Va.; a son, Landen Kristian Nielsen,
on June 23, 2009.
Joseph Nicholas Froehlich (’ 96 JD) and Lisa Kolis
Froehlich of Amityville, N. Y.; a son, Joseph Perry
Froehlich, on Oct. 8, 2009. u Paul A. Grygiel (’ 96
MRP) and Christine Majorossy Grygiel of Maplewood,
N.J.; a son, Brian Thomas Grygiel, on Nov. 11, 2009.
u Edward William Morris (’ 96, ’ 95 AB) and Jane
Jaques Morris (’ 95 AB) of Lexington, Ky.; a daughter,
Esme Irene Morris, on July 21, 2009. u Kelly Poole
Wood (’ 96 AB) and John Fred Wood III of Atlanta; a
son, John Fred Wood IV, on Nov. 1, 2009.
’ 96 Marc Brian Nelson (’ 96 AB, ’03 MPA) of Savannah, Ga., has been selected for a group study exchange to India spon-
sored by Rotary International District 6920. Nelson
will spend four weeks in the southwestern state of
Karnataka and will visit eight Indian cities.
Lola Marie Becton (’ 96 AB) and Scott John Schroeder
of Fairburn, Ga. u Jean Kathryn Wright (’ 96 BSBIO)
and Christopher Leslie Sitkei of Salem, Ore.
; family additions
Allison Gilleland Andrews (’ 96 BSBA) and Adam
Andrews of Advance; a daughter, Mallory Victoria
Andrews, on Nov. 26, 2009. u Elizabeth Marslender
Deegan (’ 96 AB) and Alexander William Deegan of
Arlington, Va.; a son, Haynes Alexander Deegan, on
Oct. 13, 2009. u Christine McLean Evans (’ 96 ABEd)
and Lynwood Paul Evans (’ 96 BSBA) of Greenville; a
son, George Webster Evans, on June 3, 2009. u
’ 97 Jeffrey Keith Douglass (’ 97 AB) of Atlanta has joined Morris Manning & Martin LLP as a partner practicing in the
area of commercial litigation, with an emphasis on
class action and product liability lawsuits. u Gene
Audrey Jones Jr. (’ 97 JD) of Raleigh has been
named to the board of directors for the
Raleigh/Durham chapter of the Association of Corporate Growth. Jones is a member of the corporate
and securities practice group at Womble, Carlyle,
Sandridge & Rice.
Michael Phillip DeBerry (’ 97 BSBA) and Jessica Lea
Messer (’ 98 AB) of Huntersville.
; family addition
Stephenie King Gordon (’ 97 AB) and Gregory Henry
Gordon of Atlanta; a daughter, Bramley Elizabeth
Gordon, on Nov. 10, 2009.
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’ 98 Andrew Christopher Fertitta (’ 98 AB) of Houston has been promoted to partner at Porter & Hedges LLP. Fertitta concentrates his practice on a variety of corporate securities and mergers and acquisitions, including public
and private offerings. u Wayne Kenneth Maiorano
(’ 98 JD) of Raleigh has joined the board of the Triangle District Council of the Urban Land Institute.
Maiorano is a partner at the law firm of Smith,
Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan LLP.
u Candace Alexis Mance (’ 98 AB, ’01 JD) of Fort
Lauderdale, Fla., has joined Shutts & Bowen LLP as
an associate in the insurance practice group. u
Lonnie McGowen Player Jr. (’ 98 JD) of Fayetteville has
been elected N.C. State Bar councilor for the 12th
Judicial District. Player, a partner at Hutchens, Senter & Britton PA, will serve on the grievance and
authorized practice of law committees. u Sharon
Holmes Thomas (’ 98 MSW) of Durham has joined
the board of the Orange County Rape Crisis Center.
Thomas is director of recruitment, admissions and
financial aid at the UNC School of Social Work.
Jessica Lea Messer (’ 98 AB) and Michael Phillip
DeBerry (’ 97 BSBA) of Huntersville.
; family additions
Patricia Brown Chao (’ 98 AB) and David Chao Jr. of
Sacramento, Calif.; a son, Dawson James Chao, on
Oct. 10, 2009. u Claire Dattilo Parker (’ 98 ABJM)
and R. Spencer Parker Jr. of Roanoke, Va.; a daughter, Margaret Virginia Parker, on Aug. 26, 2009.
’ 99 Jennifer Rasile Everitt (’ 99 AB) of Alex- andria, Va., has joined Kilpatrick Stockton LLP as counsel in the firm’s Washington,
D.C., office. Everitt focuses her practice on representing
corporate policyholders in insurance coverage disputes.