Alumni Class Notes
Lisa Atherton Brown '90 is an administrative assistant at SunTrust Bank in Chattanooga,TN.
Sandra Lixey Brandenburg ‘90 is a national accounts service representative at Cigna HealthCare.
Greg Farro ‘90 is a regional manager
and group vice president at South Trust Bank.
Walter Ploetz ‘90 is disabled and confined to bed and wheelchair.
Marvin Greg Goodman '91 is an investment consultant at Suntrust Investments Inc. in Chattanooga, TN.
Elmer J. Kaising MBA '91 is a fiscal officer for the State of Ohio in Batavia, Ohio.
Carol Norman Ray ‘91 is a staff accountant at Peggy Parker, CPA.
Kelly Hudson Tiller ‘91 is an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee.
Alex Quarles ‘92 is president of Zander Builders Inc. in Lebanon, TN.
Paul V. Muntean MBA‘92 is sales and marketing director at Mars Interactive.
Myra Reneau MBA ‘92 is a financial consultant at UnumProvident. She passed the CPA exam in 2003. She is an American Contract Bridge League certified bridge director. She also serves on the corporation board of Sigma Kappa at UTC and is involved as a "big" in Big Brothers/Big Sisters.
Greg Tate MBA’92 is director of audit services for American Automobile Association (AAA).
Kim M. Worley ‘92 is a chief financial underwriter at UnumProvident.
Andrew Arnold ‘93 is a driver records clerk at US Xpress, Inc. in Chattanooga.
JoAnne Brewer Butters ’93 has worked as a comptroller for Ocoee Utility District for the last nine years.
Richard Fricke ‘93 is vice president at Converged Solutions Group, LLC - a company based in Nashville, TN.
James Melton ‘93 is a finance manager at Marshal Mize Ford in Chattanooga. Born to James Melton' 93 and Wendy Melton, a son, Colin, on April 17, 2002. They live in Signal Mountain, TN.
Jeffrey M. Turner MBA ’93 launched his own business and estate planning practice in 2003. His practice is located in Chattanooga.
Jason Hemann ‘94 is an internal auditor
at Laclede Gas in St. Louis, MO.
Helen Shipley Layne MBA ‘94 is employed by Tennessee Valley Authority in Chattanooga.
Barbara Dale Minsky MBA ‘94 is an assistant professor at Troy State University.
James Anthony Jackson '95 is a project manager at TSYS in Columbus, GA. TSYS is the world's largest 3rd party credit card processor. James graduated from Georgia State University with a master's in business administration. He and his wife Susan have two children.
Marcus Dewayne Long '95 is a fire fighter at Chattanooga Fire Department in Chattanooga, TN.
Tom Winston MBA ’95 is an account executive at Novant Health in Charlotte, NC.
Linda M. Cook '96 is the owner of Michael's Gourmet House in Dalton, GA. Linda and husband Michael are the parents of three year old triplets.
Gary Furman MBA ‘96 is a math teacher at Walker Co. Schools.
Fred Flint MBA ’96 is manager of media relations and research at Blue Cross Blue Shield of TN.
David G. Queen MBA ‘96 is president of Queen Financial Services Corporation.
Stephanie Ann Shankies MBA ‘96 is a sales representative at Rockyshoes & Boots.
Cara D. Lee '97 is a sales representative at Bradley Pharmaceuticals in Nashville, TN.
Alicia Denise Martin '97 is a manager at Martin's Oak of Cleveland in Cleveland, TN.
Carrie Kyriakidis '97 is a fixed asset/capital projects accountant at M&M-Mars/Masterfoods USA in Cleveland, TN.
Ann Marie Kelley '97 is a data conversion operator at the US Postal Service in Flat Rock, AL. Ann has been married 15 years and has three children, Anastasia, Michael, and Megan. She owns a horse farm in north Alabama.
Tara Ann Chambers '97 is director of accounting at Alliance Flooring, Inc. in East Ridge, TN.
Taffe Bishop ‘97 is a teacher in Meigs County. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in business at UTC.
Christopher DePalma MBA ‘97 is a competitive assessment & modeling manager at Duracell, a Gillette company, in Bethel, CT.
Stephanie Jane Frost ’97 enjoys working
for Frost Cutlery Co. She also enjoys traveling and her two
dogs Poo and Champ.
Heather Smith Lingerfelt ‘97 is a brand manager at Crescent, Inc. in Niota, TN.
Allison Pierce MBA ’97 received national
award from Business and Professional Women/USA. She is senior
vice president of People Development at LifeCare Centers of
America in Cleveland, TN.
Sherry Clouse Watson MBA '97 is a stay at home mom in the Chattanooga area.
Jonathan Witt ‘97 is vice president of marketing at Oriental Weavers in Dalton, GA.
Jennifer Davis Smith '98 is a business analyst at Cigna Healthcare in Chattanooga, TN. She and her husband Todd were married in Negril, Jamaica on September 20, 2003.
Michael Ethan Miller MBA '98 is a CPA and shareholder/director at Mann, Poarch, Miller & Key, P.C. in Hixson, TN. The accounting firm has offices in Hixson, TN & Birmingham, AL.
Mark S. Chaney '98 is director of aviation at Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated in Charlotte, NC. He achieved the Certified Aviation Manager designation in October 2005 and was appointed to the Certified Aviation Managers governing board in June of 2005 by the National Business Aviation Association.
Callie Burton MBA '98 passed the CPA exam.
She is employed by Cinergy Services in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Ben Cavazos ‘98 has been promoted to vice president of fixed income capital markets at Morgan Keegan in Memphis, TN.
James Michael Cloud MBA ’98 taught Corporate Finance at UTC as an adjunct faculty member from 1998-2001. He was the president of Ringgold Rotary Club in 2002-2003 and is active in leadership roles with the Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce.
Christopher French ’98 worked at Goldman Sachs in New York City. He has returned to Chattanooga and is working at Merrill Lynch.
Allen Jackson ‘98 is enrolled in business graduate school at the University of Chicago. He spent his summer working as an intern at Deutsche Bank.
Thomas Kosik ‘98 is a sales/zone manager at Harwood International Corporation in Chattanooga. Born to Thomas Kosik '98 and Courtney Kosik, a daughter, Mckenna Rae, on March 8, 2001, and a son, Dillon Thomas,on January , 2004. They live in Signal Mountain, TN. Thomas Kozik '98 married Courtney Fairbanks in 1999. They live in Signal Mountain, TN.
Valerie Standifer Roy ‘98 works in marketing & public relations at Memorial Health Care Systems.
Jeremy Ethan Underwood ’98 recently graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in the Colleges of Law and Business Administration with a JD and an MBA.
Stephanie Christina Sluder '99 is a controller at Wolford Development, Inc. in Chattanooga, TN.
Melissa Graham '99 is Director of 3rd Party Reimbursement & Budget for Sisters of Charity Providence Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina.
Roger Ledford ‘99 is a sales consultant at UnumProvident in Chattanooga. He is currently pursuing the Certified Life Underwriter (CLU) designation from American College.
Joseph D. Moser ’99 married his wife Alison on May 22, 1999. Alison is a graduate of UTK and is currently in UTC’s MBA program. Their son Joseph “Connor” Moser was born on February 2, 2003. Joseph is also in UTC’s MBA program.
Troy Ryan Rogers MBA ‘99 is a director of treasury at U.S. Express.
Dena Waggoner MBA ‘99 is a lead accountant
at Hardin Construction.
Ryan Whitaker ‘99 is a loan officer at Collateral Mortgage Capital, LLC in Jacksonville, FL. He received his MBA from the University of North Florida in 2002.
Tonya Black Woody '99 married Jonathan D. Woody, MD in March 2000. They live in Pittsburgh, PA. Born to Tonya Black Woody '99 and Jonathan Woody, a daughter, Katherine Elizabeth, in October 2002.