on May 27, 2011. ◆ Sarah Kristine Lotchin (’ 96
AB) and Ted Roger Lotchin (’ 96 BSPSY) of Arlington,
Va.; a daughter, McKenna Grace Lotchin, on Nov.
28, 2011. ◆ Justine M. Mathews (’ 96 BSPHR) and
Ryan Jon Mathews of Tega Cay, S.C.; a son, Jason
Jerry Mathews, on Nov. 22, 2011.
’97 Amie Becton Ray (’97 ABJM) of Chapel Hill is serving as the webmas- ter for Project Ubuntu, a campaign to
promote volunteerism and community service
founded by her brother, Daniel Ethan Becton (’08
AB), who is traveling the U.S. accompanied by a documentary filmmaker and working with a different
service organization in each state and Washington,
D.C. Ray’s father, John William Becton (’ 69 AB),
serves as treasurer for Project Ubuntu. ◆ Brian C.
Doyle (’97 AB) of Southampton, N. Y., has been promoted to partner at Farrell Fritz PC. Doyle concentrates his practice in business, commercial and
State Court criminal litigation. ◆ Stephanie Boyette
Nelson (’97 ABJM) of Indian Trail has opened SBN
Marketing, a boutique social media marketing firm
dedicated to helping small businesses get found
online in hyper-local searches. ◆ Kathleen Tanner
Kennedy (’97 AB, ’01 JD) of Raleigh has been
named a partner at Tharrington Smith LLP, where
she focuses on education and employment law and
■ family additions
Jodie Robinson Ayres (’97 BSBA) and David
Randolph Ayres of Charlotte; a daughter, Anna
Griggs Ayres, on Jan. 20, 2012. ◆ Barbie Boswell
Garrison (’97 BSRS) and Phillip Ray Garrison of
Mount Holly; a son, Kenan Thomas Garrison, on Oct.
12, 2011. ◆ Kathleen Tanner Kennedy (’97 AB, ’01
JD) and Robert Mills Kennedy Jr. (’07 JD) of Raleigh;
a daughter, Claire Kathleen Kennedy, on Dec. 7,
Sean Wayne Jones (’97), 36, of Chapel Hill; Nov.
24, 2011. Jones was a distribution supervisor with
Pentair Water Pool & Spa of Sanford. He previously
worked for Biomerieux in Durham and Performance
of Chapel Hill. At UNC, he belonged to Sigma Chi.
matters. ◆ Kelly Garfield Howard (’99 BSBIO) of
Oak Hill, Va., has been elected partner at Crowell &
Moring LLP, where she is a member of the corporate
group in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. ◆
Andrea Meier (’99 PhD) of Boulder, Colo., owner of
Flourish! Personal Coaching, has been recognized by
Cambridge Who’s Who. As a research professor in
the UNC School of Social Work (1999-2008), Meier
studied technology-mediated social support, includ-
ing telephone support groups and Internet-based
■ family addition
Christina Ryder Inners (’99 AB) and Timothy James
Inners of East Fallowfield, Pa.; a daughter, Elizabeth
Joy Inners, on Nov. 6, 2011. ◆ Elizabeth Huie
Schaaf (’99 ABJM) and Scott Andrew Schaaf (’99
AB, ’02 JD) of Winston-Salem; a son, Adam Eli
Schaaf, on Oct. 28, 2011. ◆ Courtney Scott Wright
(’99 ABJM) and De Wayne L. Wright of Willingboro,
N.J.; a son, Destin Lennox Wright, on Nov. 15,
Jennifer Marie Long (’99 AB), 34, of Charlotte; Dec.
2, 2011. Long was a licensed psychologist in North
Carolina who was completing her doctorate at
Indiana State University.
’00 William Robert Forstner (’00 BSPSY, ’04 JD) of Raleigh has been promoted to partner at Smith Moore Leather-
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’98 Elaine Hammond (’98 JD) of Menlo Park, Calif., has been appointed to serve as a judge in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California.
Hammond will maintain chambers in Oakland, Calif.
◆ Elizabeth Anderson Roussel (’98 AB) of New
Orleans has been named labor and employment
team leader for Adams and Reese LLP, where she is
a partner. Roussel practices in the areas of labor
and employment, commercial, and director and officer liability claims litigation.
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’99 Ashley Huffstetler Campbell (’99 AB, ’03 JD) of Raleigh has been named a partner in Ragsdale Liggett PLLC.
Campbell focuses her practice on appellate advocacy, insurance defense and business, accounting
malpractice and real estate litigation. ◆ Broderick
Wardell Harrell (’99 JD) of Mableton, Ga., has been
named a partner in Carlock, Copeland & Stair LLP.
Harrell represents health-care providers and design
professionals in complex litigation, as well as companies in construction, general and premises liability
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