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JFOUND: LaRochelle, William [MC1982] Roche 454 Sequencing Solutions



LaRochelle, William [MC????]

Dr. William J. LaRochelle, Ph.D. serves as Head of Healthcare & Key Opinion Leader Management at Roche 454 Sequencing Solutions. He is also member of firm’s International Business Team. In addition, he is the Roche 454 global liaison to Genentech, Roche Pharma, Chugai and external key opinion leaders for Roche’s personalized healthcare strategy in cancer genomic medicine.

Dr. LaRochelle joined Roche 454 Sequencing Solutions from its former parent company, CuraGen Corporation, where he directed the Preclinical Drug Development Program. He previously directed the Translational Oncology Program at CuraGen. His group was responsible for using CuraGen’s genomics technologies to identify and validate drug targets within the fully human monoclonal antibody alliance with Amgen Fremont in concert with Seattle Genetic’s antibody drug conjugate technology.

Prior to joining CuraGen, Dr. LaRochelle was a principle investigator at the National Cancer Institute in the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology for over 13 years.

His academic research was focused on growth factor signal transduction and neutralizing antibodies in cancer and inflammation. He received an American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship to study oncogene signal transduction at the National Cancer Institute. Following his fellowship, Dr. LaRochelle assumed his appointments as staff fellow, senior staff fellow and finally principal investigator at the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

He is the author of over 80 peer-review publications and numerous patents, the editor of the Oncogenomics Handbook, and the recipient of multiple Federal Technology Transfer Awards. Dr. LaRochelle earned his degrees from Dartmouth Medical School (Ph.D. – Biochemistry) and Manhattan College (B.S. in Biochemistry).

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Dear John,       

I believe that William is a member of the Class of 1982.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

LaRochelle, William [MC1982]

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JNEWS: Dixon, James J. [MC1982] Chair of the Energy Committee



Con Edison development’s James J. Dixon elected Chair of the Association of Corporate Counsel Energy Committee

December 10, 2014

James J. Dixon, vice president for legal and compliance services for ConEdison Development and ConEdison Energy, has been elected Chair of the Energy Committee of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), a global bar association representing more than 35,000 in-house lawyers in 90 countries.

ACC promotes the common professional and business interests of the in-house bar through information, networking opportunities, advocacy initiatives and education, and sponsors 18 practice-area committees, including the ACC Energy Committee. The Committee focuses on raising awareness of corporate domestic and international energy law. The Committee also spearheads the development of energy-focused educational resources for in-house counsel.

As the ACC Energy Committee Chair, Mr. Dixon will develop and implement the Committee’s strategic plan, propose and organize energy-related programs for the 2015 ACC Annual Meeting in Boston, lead the development of written and broadcasted resources, and help oversee membership development.

ConEdison Development develops renewable and energy infrastructure assets, and ConEdison Energy is a wholesale energy company. Both are subsidiaries of Con Edison Inc.

Mr. Dixon previously served as Vice President of Energy Services for ConEdison Solutions, an energy services company that is also a Con Edison Inc. subsidiary.

“Jim Dixon has an outstanding reputation for his legal and practical experience in the energy industry,” said Craig Johnson, Deputy General Counsel for Energy & Transportation at Caterpillar. “At a time when energy companies face a range of new challenges, the Committee is certain to benefit from Jim’s wisdom, legal expertise and first-hand knowledge of key areas in this dynamic sector.”

“The energy industry is one of the most rapidly changing business sectors in America today,” said Mr. Dixon. “Organizations like ACC play a critical role in ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of in-house counsel serving energy-related businesses. It is a privilege to be able to play a role in helping energy firms fortify their legal infrastructures.”

Before joining ConEdison Solutions, Mr. Dixon held positions at Con Edison Company of New York – the utility commonly known as “Con Ed” — as an electrical engineer in its construction, operations and design organizations. He was also an attorney in the company’s Nuclear Regulatory and Commercial Litigation Services sections, eventually becoming Assistant Corporate Secretary. Mr. Dixon also served as ConEdison Solutions’ first dedicated legal counsel.

He is a registered professional engineer in New York State and a retired major from the U.S. Army Reserve, where he commanded a Combat Heavy Engineer Company and was Executive Officer for an Engineer Battalion. Mr. Dixon is an honors graduate of both the basic and advanced officer courses at the United States Army Engineer School.

Mr. Dixon received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Manhattan College and a law degree from New York Law School. He is admitted to practice law in New York and Washington D.C. and is a member of the New York State Bar Association.

Mr. Dixon also served as Chairman of NAESCO, the National Association of Energy Service Companies, from 2010-2012 the leading energy services industry trade organization that promotes energy efficiency nationwide on behalf of more than 80 member companies.

For more information about the ACC Energy Committee, visit http://www.acc.com/committees/energy.

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Dixon, James J. [MC1982] 

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JLINKEDIN: Harford, Scott [MC1982] Energy Engineer at PSFEI



Harford, Scott [MC1982]
Energy Engineer at Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute
State College, Pennsylvania Area   

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JFOUND: Pasquale, Louis Robert [MC1982] Boston Glaucoma doc



Dr. Louis Robert Pasquale MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology (Eye Disease)
400 North Bedford Street
East Bridgewater, MA

Clinical interests: Glaucoma, Normal-tension glaucoma, Difficult surgical glaucoma, Secondary glaucoma in the pediatric …

Dr. Louis Pasquale, who practices in Boston, MA and East Bridgewater, MA, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He is a graduate of Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and a graduate of Temple University Hospital’s residency program. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pasquale include glaucoma. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Pasquale include: Sigma Xi, Manhattan College; Phi Beta Kappa, Manhattan College; and Alpha Omega Alpha, Suny Stony Brooke Med Sch. Dr. Pasquale offers interpreting services for his patients. He is affiliated with Steward Health Care System, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and Massachusetts General Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Pasquale, Louis Robert [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Louis is a member of the Class of 1982.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Pasquale, Louis Robert [MC1982]

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QUADRANGLE: Reilly, Marianne [MC1982] first woman into Alma Mater Athletic HoF



2014 Oct 26 panetta marianne reilly 3

MC’s First Woman in Athletic Fall of Fame
Posted on October 24, 2014 by Kyleigh Panetta Leave a comment

Marianne Reilly, a member of the Manhattan College women’s basketball team, entered the game against St. Francis in 1981 with just about 980 points under her belt.

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Reilly, Marianne [MC1982]

[JR: Great read.]

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JNEWS: Crotty, Mary P. [MC1982] CFO of FAF (FASB and GASB)



Financial Accounting Foundation Names Mary P. Crotty as Chief Operating Officer
October 23, 2014 03:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time

2014 Oct 23 Crotty
NORWALK, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) today named Mary P. Crotty to the new position of chief operating officer. In her new role, Ms. Crotty will manage the Foundation’s business operations, including technology, finance, publications, and other key business activities. She will report to FAF President and Chief Executive Officer Teresa S. Polley.

“We are pleased to welcome Mary to the FAF in the newly created role of chief operating officer”
The FAF oversees the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).

“We are pleased to welcome Mary to the FAF in the newly created role of chief operating officer,” Ms. Polley said. “Mary comes to us with an extensive background in corporate operations and governance, earned in a series of increasingly important leadership roles with major global banking and accounting firms.

“Her broad experience will be a significant asset to the FAF leadership team, which is committed to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of our business operations, and ensuring exceptional support of the FASB and the GASB and their standard-setting missions.”

Ms. Crotty will be based in Norwalk. She joins the FAF team from Bank of America, where she was a managing director and, for the past four years, leader of the Corporate Compliance and Regulatory Relations groups. Prior to that, Ms. Crotty held a variety of roles, including global compliance risk chief operating officer and business support executive in Global Markets and Global Research.

Earlier, Ms. Crotty was a managing director at J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc., where she spent eight years in U.S. Equity Research as the assistant director and chief operating officer. Prior to that, she worked in Accounting Policies and Financial Statement Analysis.

Ms. Crotty began her career at Deloitte & Touche where, as a senior manager, she directed audit engagements for multinational conglomerates and participated in mergers and acquisitions. While at Deloitte & Touche, she was selected for a two-year assignment in the Management Development Program at the National Office, where she worked in the research and SEC functions.

Ms. Crotty holds a B.S. in accounting from Manhattan College and is a certified public accountant in the state of New York.

About the Financial Accounting Foundation

The FAF is responsible for the oversight, administration, and finances of both the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and its counterpart for state and local government, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). The Foundation also is responsible for selecting the members of both Boards and their respective Advisory Councils.

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Crotty, Mary P. [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Mary is a member of the Class of 1982.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Crotty, Mary P. [MC1982]

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JLINKEDIN: Wenz, Suzanne [MC1982] VP



Wenz, Suzanne [MC1982]
Vice President at Motorola
Greater New York City Area
Computer Networking

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