Kathryn Janicek, Comm ’98 and Albert Wright: wed May 2016 at Fort Myers Beach, Fla. Kathryn is a media coach and public-speaking trainer and serves on the board of Illinois Patriot Education Fund. The couple lives in Chicago.
Sharon (Marzano) Levickas, Comm ’91 and John Levickas: wed July 16, 2016 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Watervliet, Mich. They were joined by many of their Marquette friends. The couple resides in La Grange Park, Ill.
Jason Braun, Comm ’13 is associate product manager for Power Products LLC, in Menomonee Falls, Wis.
Lynn Sheka, Comm ’09, Grad ‘2015 was promoted to vice president at Reputation Partners, a strategic communications firm with offices in Milwaukee and Chicago. She helped open the firm’s Milwaukee office in January 2016.
Payal Patel, Comm ’09 was named to PR News’ Rising PR Stars 30 and Under list, which honors budding public relations leaders and creative practitioners worldwide who have demonstrated excellence in the industry and made a measurable impact through their work. He was honored at a special ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington, […]
Kellan Sams, Comm ’08 took command of the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) Signal Company in Vicenza, Italy, in June 2016. The 173rd Airborne Brigade is the U.S. Army Contingency Response Force in Europe, capable of projecting ready forces anywhere in the U.S. European, Africa or Central Commands’ areas of responsibility within 18 hours.
Darren Sells, Comm ’07 was promoted to senior manager for supplier collaboration at Walgreens Co. in Northbrook, Ill.
Kathleen Winn, Comm ’04 earned her doctorate in educational policy and leadership studies from the University of Iowa in May 2016.
Kevin Ratay, Comm ’04 was promoted to director of sales at ZPower Battery, based in Camarillo, Calif. ZPower has pioneered the commercialization of Silver-Zinc rechargeable microbatteries for use in medical devices, portable electronics and wearables.
Michael Rivera, Comm ’97 is president and CEO of Rivera & Associates Inc., which was recognized as an outstanding business finalist at the Governor’s Marketplace Awards at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in December 2016. Rivera & Associates Inc. provides public relations and marketing services for clients.