Tag Archives: MC1976

JFACEBOOK: Duffy, Christopher [MC1976] quit fried food for more than a week in May



Duffy, Christopher [MC????]

May 18 ·

Haven’t posted in a long time….let’s see, saw a great documentary called “Inequality for All” friday night, saturday started the new session at the Meadowlands YMCA teaching guitar – a class of seven kids between the ages of 9-16 playing blues shuffles = SWEEEET!!!! – its the best – went home played some more guitar – slammed the Wind Cries Mary and now I am cleaning my apartment , gearing up for this week

Oh yea, I quit fried food for more than a week now and my energy levels are way up, feel good, hope all is well with everyone out there

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Dear John,

I believe that Christopher is a member of the Class of 1976.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.] 

Duffy, Christopher [MC1976]

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JFOUND: O’Connell, Laurence F. [MC1976] Saint Joseph’s College Online



Online College Faculty

Saint Joseph’s College Online. 

O’Connell, Laurence F. [MC????]
M.B.A., Fordham University
M.A., New School University
M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
B.S., Manhattan College

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Dear John.

I believe that Laurence is a member of the Class of 1976.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

O’Connell, Laurence F. [MC1976] 

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JLINKEDIN: Gonzalez, Edwin (MC1976) NY OPRHP



Gonzalez, Edwin (MC1976)
State Employee at New York OPRHP
Horseheads, New York
Recreational Facilities and Services

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JNEWS: Pereira, Segundo [MC1976] FDIC’s Office of Minority and Women Inclusion



FDIC Announces Appointment of Segundo Pereira as Director of the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion and Departure of Andrew Gray, Deputy to the Chairman for Communications

July 30, 2014

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The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced the appointment of Segundo Pereira as an Officer of the Corporation and as Director of the FDIC’s Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI). The FDIC also announced the departure of Andrew Gray, Deputy to the Chairman for Communications, who will be leaving the agency to join JPMorgan Chase.

Mr. Pereira joins the FDIC with over 35 years of combined military and civilian federal service, including extensive expertise in applying and interpreting Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), and diversity-related regulations, as well as leading a professional staff. Mr. Pereira has been a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES) since 2006, and was most recently the Director, Office of Operations/Office of Support with the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). SES positions he previously held include Executive Director of the Office of EEO, Diversity Management and Resolution at the Food and Drug Administration and Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Diversity Management and EEO at HHS. In his role as Deputy Assistant Secretary at HHS, Mr. Pereira served as the principal EEO and Diversity Officer for this cabinet-level agency with over 65,000 employees where he developed strategic plans and programs designed to ensure a diverse workforce. Prior to his civil service career, Mr. Pereira served in the U.S. Air Force for almost 28 years, retiring at the rank of Colonel. He has been the recipient of multiple awards, including the Legion of Merit while serving in the military, and the HHS Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service, the highest award granted by the Department and conferred by the Secretary to an employee.

Mr. Pereira has earned Master’s Degrees from the Air War College and the University of Southern California, and a Bachelor’s Degree from Manhattan College.

The FDIC also announced the departure of Andrew Gray, Deputy to the Chairman for Communications. Mr. Gray will be joining JPMorgan Chase as a Managing Director and Senior Communications Officer. He was appointed Deputy to the Chairman in June 2012 and joined the FDIC as the Director of Public Affairs in April 2007. Mr. Gray’s last day at the FDIC will be September 12.

As Deputy to the Chairman, Mr. Gray was responsible for managing and coordinating both internal and external communications at the FDIC, including planning and executing public affairs activities to further the understanding of the FDIC’s mission, objectives, and obligations by the general public and external stakeholders. Prior to joining the FDIC, he served as the Majority Communications Director of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. He also served as the Deputy Press Secretary for U.S. Senator Richard C. Shelby (AL). Mr. Gray holds a degree in political science from the University of Colorado.

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Congress created the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in 1933 to restore public confidence in the nation’s banking system. The FDIC insures deposits at the nation’s banks and savings associations, 6,730 as of March 31, 2014. It promotes the safety and soundness of these institutions by identifying, monitoring and addressing risks to which they are exposed. The FDIC receives no federal tax dollars — insured financial institutions fund its operations.

FDIC press releases and other information are available on the Internet at http://www.fdic.gov, by subscription electronically (go to http://www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/index.html) and may also be obtained through the FDIC’s Public Information Center (877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200). PR-64-2014

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Pereira, Segundo [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Segundo is a member of the Class of 1976.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Pereira, Segundo [MC1976]

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JOBIT: Gardell, John P. [MC1951 RIP]



In Memory of
John P. Gardell


John P. Gardell of Stamford, CT and Spring Lake, NJ passed away on July 12, 2014.

John was born July 23, 1928 in New York, NY, to John J. and Mary Hosey Gardell. John was a graduate of Manhattan College and New York University, where he earned his CPA. John was the owner and president of Marvel Oil Company.

Mr. Gardell is survived by his loving wife, Vera Silvestro Gardell and his children; John Jr. (Carol) Stephen, Matthew (Sissy), Peter (Maria) Gardell and Mary Ann (Lewis) Cutter. John was the proud and loving Grandfather of John Patrick, Timothy, Maria, Bryan, Alexander, Sophia, Matthew, Michael, Andrew, David, Peter and Francesca Gardell and Lewis, Theresa and John Cutter. In addition to his parents, John is predeceased by his first wife M. Theresa Swords Gardell.

During retirement, John and Vera traveled extensively. John gave generously of his time and talents to many groups and organizations, including being a trustee and lector at St. Gabriel Church in Stamford. Among his many passions, John was a Past Commander and Educational Officer of the Stamford Power and Sail Organization, where he taught celestial navigation for 40 years. John was also very active in the Motor Equipment Manufacturer’s Association, including serving as its Treasurer. John also worked closely with the New York Small Business Council.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday July 19 at 11AM at St. Gabriel Church, 914 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Burial will follow in Queen of Peace Cemetery. Family and Friends may call at Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home 2900 Summer St., Stamford on Friday from 4-8PM. Please visit http://www.leopgallagherstamford.com to leave a message for the Gardell Family.


Gardell, John P. [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: Same link

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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Dear John,

I believe that John is a member of the Class of 1951. I believe that his son, John, is a member of the Class of 1976.

May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Gardell, John P. [MC1951 RIP]

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JFOUND: Vicini, Ben [MC1976] Pacific Real Estate Mortgage



Ben Vicini, Broker (BRE # 01049312, NMLS # 340201)

“Pacific Real Estate Mortgage” – Ben Vicini, Designated Broker (BRE # 01453977, NMLS # 340710)

My Background & Experience

Dear Valued Client,

I wanted to thank you for giving me the opportunity to consider my real estate services when selling, purchasing, leasing or obtaining your next mortgage.

Briefly, my past sales record has been outstanding & I have the qualifications, experience & commitment to sell your property & obtain the highest price possible, assist you to purchase a new property at the lowest price possible and obtain your mortgage at the best rate and terms designed for your needs.

Specifically, I have sold over 800 properties and have been a top producing realtor since 1989! I opened Pacific Real Estate Mortgage in 2004 to make it easier for my clients to obtain their mortgages & have 1 point of contact.

My business continues to be over 90% repeat or referral business and I have many letters of reference enclosed which substantiate my commitment to excellence.

I will also handle all the logistics of your sale including the negotiations, obtaining a mortgage, escrow, termite, building reports, physical inspections & all property disclosures which will insure a smooth transaction for you.

I believe in a team work (win/win) approach to selling real estate in a competitive market. Due to the volume of business I consistently do, I receive discounts for my clients on related real estate services (painters, contractors, title companies, banks, escrow companies, termite companies, professional inspection companies etc.).

In a nutshell, my background includes holding a Ca. Real Estate Brokers license, NMLS Federal & State Mortgage licenses, 30 years experience as a Realtor, designated Broker for Pacific Real Estate Mortgage, 25 years of prior service with Shorewood Realtors and was one of their top producing agents. I earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Detroit & a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Manhattan College. Prior Corporate experience included 17+ years corporate sales, marketing, engineering, product planning & finance at I.B.M. & Ford Motor Company.

I look forward to representing your best interest and a long term relationship. Please view my web site & the many letters of reference & testimonials from some of my clients.


Ben Vicini

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Vicini, Ben [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Ben is a member of the Class of 1976.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Vicini, Ben [MC1976]

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JLINKEDIN: Fahey, Kevin [MC1976] Managing Director ClearTran



Fahey, Kevin [MC1976]
Managing Director at ClearTran
Greater New York City Area

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