Tag Archives: MC1981

JFACEBOOK: Terminal Bar — a memory — by Sheridan, Peter T. (MC1981)


Peter Sheridan shared Manhattan College Alumni’s photo.
3 hrs

For Keith Gallagher, James A Jones, Claudia Pfaff, Maryann Carey Ryan, Patricia Morrison

…. If those walls could talk…wink emoticon

2015 10Oct 20 Terminal Bar

Manhattan College Alumni
February 26, 2013 · Today’s Way-back Wednesday photo is the Terminal Bar, another Jasper favorite, pictured here in 1983. While the bar no longer exists, we’re sure you have many fond memories of nights spent inside!

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 Sheridan, Peter T. (MC1981)

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JNEWS: Cunniffe, Clare (MC1981) SVP Protegrity



Clare Cunniffe

Protegrity hired Clare Cunniffe as senior vice president of sales for North America, with the Stamford-based company providing data security products and services. Cunniffe joins Protegrity from Informatica, a New York City-based data integration software provider, where she was vice president in charge of the U.S. team delivering to financial services accounts. Previously she worked for Iona Technologies and Computer Associates. Cunniffe is a graduate of Manhattan College where she is a trustee.

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Cunniffe, Clare (MC1981)

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JNEWS: Mitchell, Nick [MC1981] Archbishop Stepinac coach



Summer nights bring athletes to Westchester Track & Field Series
Dan Reiner, dreiner@lohud.com 4:10 p.m. EDT July 17, 2015

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The 55-year-old decathlete

Many athletes can point to a specific memory that inspired them to pursue their sport. For Nick Mitchell, it was watching Bruce Jenner win the decathlon at the 1976 Montreal Olympics.

Mitchell, entering his ninth year as track and field coach at Archbishop Stepinac High School, didn’t run a race until his sophomore year at Manhattan College. After college, he began to fine-tune his skills, focusing on the decathlon events. He went on to win gold medals in five summer Empire State Games in the event.

At age 55, he knows he won’t reach any personal best times or distances at this point in his career, but he sets “realistic” goals for himself before each Twilight Series season. He uses the meets to continue his decathlon career, often completing all ten events in just a few hours. At one meet a few years ago, Mitchell completed a whopping 16 events.

“I want to go with people of my ability. I don’t care if they’re 15 or 40 or 80,” he said. “I think it’s great that we have athletes of all different abilities here competing at their highest level.”

The Westchester Summer Twilight Track & Field Series is operated in conjunction with the Town of Cortlandt Recreation Department and the Taconic Road Runners Club. Want to compete? 

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Mitchell, Nick [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Nick is a member of the Class of 1981.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Mitchell, Nick [MC1981]

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JNEWS: Babka, Jeff [MC1981] BoD Integral Technologies



Press Release
Integral Technologies Adds Jeffrey A. Babka to Its Board of Directors and Chairman of Audit Committee
Published: July 7, 2015 6:52 a.m. ET

BELLINGHAM, Wash., July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Integral Technologies, Inc. (otc-bb:ITKG) (“Integral”), an emerging light-weighting leader and its wholly owned subsidiary ElectriPlast Corp., announce the addition of Jeffrey A. Babka to its Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Babka currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of NOMi Corporation, an in-store analytics provider. Prior to his position at NOMi, Babka served as Chief Financial Officer of Applied Predictive Technologies, a cloud-based predictive analytics company, which was acquired by MasterCard Inc. in May 2015.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Jeff as an independent member to Integral Technologies’ Board of Directors,” said Doug Bathauer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Integral Technologies. “Jeff’s financial and industry expertise and experience make him the ideal person for Integral as both a board member and Chairman of the Audit Committee. We look forward to Jeff’s contributions as we execute on our strategy of becoming the industry’s light-weighting leader.”

Babka has over forty years of experience in financial and operational management of public and private companies, with a specific focus in the technology, software and telecommunications sectors.

From 2010 through 2014, Babka was CFO of Vibrant Media, a world leader in contextual technology aligning billions of words across the Internet with relevant video, information, tools, and advertising. In 2009 and 2010, Babka was CFO of Sophos, a global IT Security company based in the UK. In June, 2010, Sophos was acquired by Apax Partners. From 2004 to 2009, Babka was Senior Vice President and CFO of NeuStar, Inc., where he led NeuStar’s efforts in support of its $700 million Initial Public Offering and listing on the New York Stock Exchange in July 2005. NeuStar was awarded “2005 IPO of the Year” by International Financing Review and Renaissance Capital.

Babka started his career in 1973 in public accounting and early in his career, spent over 17 years in finance and operational positions with AT&T and its subsidiaries. Babka is a Magna cum Laude graduate of the University of Dayton, and obtained his MBA with honors from Manhattan College. He is a graduate of the Stanford University Executive Program, and obtained CPA certification in Ohio in 1974.

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Babka, Jeff [MC1981]

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JNEWS: Babka, Jeff [MC1981] CFO NOMi



July 01, 2015 09:00 ET
NOMi Hires Jeff Babka as Chief Financial Officer, Announces Shipment of 140,000th SensorFinancial Veteran Joins World-Class Executive Team to Support Unprecedented Growth

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – Jul 1, 2015) – Nomi, the world’s leading in-store marketing and analytics provider, today announced the hiring of Jeff Babka as Chief Financial Officer to bolster its executive team. After completing a merger late last year to create the largest player in retail analytics, Nomi also announced the shipment of its 140,000th sensor, which caps a stellar year of growth.

Babka comes to Nomi most recently from Applied Predictive Technologies (APT), the world’s largest cloud-based predictive analytics company which just sold to MasterCard for $600M, where he was CFO since February 2014.

Prior to APT, Jeff served as CFO at Vibrant Media, Sophos and Neustar, where he lead Neustar’s efforts in support of its $700M IPO as well as its $700M follow-on offering.

Overall, Jeff has 40 years of experience in financial and operational management of public/private companies with a specific focus in the technology, software and telecommunications sectors. Jeff is a Magna Cum Laude graduate from the University of Dayton and obtained his MBA from Manhattan College.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jeff to the Nomi team,” said Steve Jeffery, CEO of Nomi. “His exceptional track record in leading a highly successful IPO on the NYSE and the sale of private companies in both the US and UK, combined with his extensive financial and operational experience in international expansion and M&A, makes him a powerful addition to the Nomi executive team.”

“I am extremely excited about where Nomi and the overall in-store data analytics industry is headed,” said Babka. “Nomi’s success in the marketplace, as evidenced by having shipped over 140,000 sensors that have been installed by some of the most well-run companies globally, has established a strong foundation for driving additional growth from both products and software subscriptions.”

About Nomi

With 140,000 sensors deployed worldwide across 1000+ customers and 55 global partners, Nomi is the market leader in retail store analytics. By combining best-in-class sensor hardware with a comprehensive software suite, Nomi helps businesses deliver the best possible in-store experience by maximizing efficiency across operations, marketing, mobile and loss prevention. Nomi has 125 employees with offices in Atlanta, New York City, London, Shanghai, Berlin and Singapore. For more information, visit: http://www.nomi.com/

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Babka, Jeff [MC????]

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Dear John,

             I believe that Jeff received his Masters in 1981.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Babka, Jeff [MC1981]

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JNEWS: Rice, Patrick [MC1981] Deacon, preparing for the priesthood



Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany ordains four new deacons


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ALBANY >> Close to 300 clergy, religious, family, friends and well-wishers attended the ordination of four men as the newest deacons of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany.

Three of four men ordained as deacons are preparing to eventually become priests of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany. For the three of the four, now in their fifties, this religious life represents a second career.

This ceremony, celebrated by Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger, was held at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany. In his homily, Bishop Scharfenberger said those committed in this way to Jesus Christ are “putting ourselves in the Lord’s hands as servants.”

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The two men who have decided later in life to become priests include: Patrick Rice, of Loudonville who has been surrounded by deeply religious family members for most of his life. After 27 years in the commercial tire business he left to prepare for the priesthood.

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Rice was born in Teaneck, N.J., and lived in River Edge, N.J., for most of his childhood. He is one of eight children born to Mary and Joseph Rice. His mom, now 91 lives in River Edge. His father died in 1991. His family includes brothers and sisters-in-law Greg and Carol Rice of Philadelphia, Michael and Kimberly Rice of River Edge, and John and Laquisa Rice of San Diego. He has four sisters: Kam of Teaneck, N.J.; Kathryn of Santa Fe, N.M., Maureen, and her husband, Greg, of River Edge, and Mary Jane, who became a member of Opus Dei at 18 years old, took vows, never married and has dedicated her life to Christ.

Rice, whose home parish is St. Pius X in Loudonville, is a graduate of Manhattan College.

He credits his parents as being influential regarding following a faith-filled life. His father was a permanent deacon in the parish where he grew up in New Jersey. As for his own decision to study for the priesthood, he said, “I just felt there was something missing in my life and realized when I entered the church doors I felt a sense of peace come over me and felt that was what was missing and knew then that I was being called.”

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Rice, Patrick [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Patrick is a member of the Class of 1981.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Rice, Patrick [MC1981]

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

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JBLOGGER: Meara, Bill [MC1981] radio-electronic homebrewers blogger



Sunday, April 5, 2015
Chuck Adams’ Secret Recipe for Muppet PC Boards (and lots of other homebrew tips)

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A few days ago I shared an e-mail from John N8RVE on his re-build of the SW-40.   John used a “Muppet” board, Muppet being a combination of Manhattan and Ugly techniques.  But there is nothing ugly about it really.  I joked in the title of the blog post that the beauty of this technique is almost enough to get a homebrewer to abandon the Manhattan technique.  Now, I was born on Manhattan island, and I went to Manhattan College, and I have been using the Manhattan technique for many years, so there is a lot of homebrew inertia at work here.   But that SW-40 looked good.  John mentioned that Chuck Adams K7QO has a series of YouTube videos on how to make Muppet boards.   This morning as I waited for the bands to open up, I  decided to take a look.

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Meara, Bill [MC????]
Northern Virginia, United States

Author of “Contra Cross” “SolderSmoke” and “Us and Them”, Bill Meara is a career diplomat and a former army officer who lived overseas for 19 years.

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[JR: I also see has self-published on Lulu. Also, a podcaster; something I’ve never tried. I probably have a face for radio and voice best left unsung. Anyone, who’s seen my karaoke on Facebook, will agree.]

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Dear John,

I believe that Bill is a member of the Class of 1981.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Meara, Bill [MC1981] 

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