Tag Archives: MC1986

JNEWS: Schanz, John [MC1986] BoD @ Stream


Stream Companies Announces New Independent Board Members


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MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Stream Companies announces three new independent members to its Board of Directors. The newly elected board members are Robert Knowling, Martin Reidy, and John Schanz.

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John Schanz is an industry leader in global operations, technology development & deployment, and entrepreneurship. A graduate of Manhattan College, John brings over 30 years of executive-level experience from AOL, GE, Sprint, Transaction Network Services, and most recently as the former Chief Network Officer of Comcast Cable. John fosters innovation, collaboration, and creativity as core principals when setting the pace in every organization that he joins.

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Schanz, John [MC1986]

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JFOUND: O’Connor, Elizabeth [MC1986] legislative fellow @ Texas Public Policy Foundation



Elizabeth O’Connor is a legislative fellow at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. She has a masters in Public Service and Administration from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University and has studied at Manhattan College and Trinity University, Dublin.

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Dear John,

           I believe that Elizabeth may be a member of the Class of 1986.



McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

O’Connor, Elizabeth [MC1986]

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WIKIPEDIA: Mohen, Joseph T. [MC1986] CEO @ Chimes Broadcasting



Joe Mohen
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Joseph T. Mohen
Born July 19, 1956 (age 62)
Queens, New York
Residence New York City
Nationality American
Citizenship American
Occupation Internet Media
Known for Running the 2000 Arizona Democratic Primary online

Joseph T. Mohen (born July 19, 1956) is a digital media entrepreneur[1] and CEO of Chimes Broadcasting, having been CEO of Nylon Media,[2] best known for having been founder and CEO and co-founder of election.com,[3] which ran the Arizona Democratic Primary in March 2000, the world’s first legally binding election conducted on the Internet,[4] according to the company.[5][6]. He has also been an investor in bioplastics, efforts to save the oceans by making products that look and feel like normal plastic, but are made from plants so they dissolve when thrown in the water. Mohen was also a force in creating the era of free legal music, as the founder of SpiralFrog, an ad-supported free music service, which even before Spotify was able secure the rights to free music distribution from the major record labels in return for a share of the advertising revenues;[7] SpiralFrog ultimately failed because it relied on a temporary download model, rather than streaming, but the licensees that he negotiated paved the way for the streaming music era.[8][9] Mohen has also been leader in establishing Holographic Television Broadcasting and Hologram based tourist attractions.[10]

In March 2016, Mohen published a guest blog predicting the collapse of baseball World Series television revenues unless its schedule is revamped.[11]

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Mohen, Joseph T. [MC????]

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Dear John,

                I believe that Joseph is a member of the Class of 1986.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Mohen, Joseph T. [MC1986]

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JLINKEDIN: Merlino, Therese McCarthy [MC1986] Consultant in IT Mgmt



Merlino, Therese McCarthy [MC1986]
Independent Consultant
Information Technology Management

Results-oriented technology professional with an emphasis on project management; proven leadership experience through design, implementation, and support of large-scale systems initiatives of commercially available, open source, or custom developed software.

Project Management Professional with notable success directing a broad range of IT initiatives; experienced with a proven track record of successful leadership managing IT operations for manufacturing, pharmaceutical, hospital, healthcare, academic medical, and high-tech industries.

Demonstrated capacity to implement innovative solutions and adhere to “best practices” to streamline business processes or solve business problems.; create road-maps and manage business process change to achieve those goals.

Proven leadership abilities; able to coordinate and direct all phases of project-based efforts while managing, motivating, and leading project teams.

Adept at developing effective business process improvements, project documentation, developing risk management/quality plans, and technical/business specifications.

Manage global system implementations of ERP, HRIS, CRM, MRP, Project Management, Business Intelligence in addition to other business productivity systems for hosted and cloud computing environments.

Well versed in HIPAA, HITECH, SOX, FDA, CFR, GMP and PCI regulations.

Experienced in procurement of software, services including the development bid proposals (RFI, RFP, RFQ), conducting bid review meetings, and response analysis.

Specialties: Managed system implementations for ERP, CRM, MRP. Financial Systems, HR/Payroll Systems, eProcurement, Project Management, eCommerce, PCI Remediation, Time & Attendance.

Significant experience in the pharmaceutical industry including validation experience of GMP regulated systems including the development of IQ, OQ, and PQ protocols.

In-depth understanding of hospital accounting, healthcare revenue systems, project accounting; well versed in health care regulations and auditing practices.

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JFOUND: McGrath, Michele [MC1986] Dir Global Eng Grp @ Air Products



2019 WISE Forum Brings Female Perspectives to STEM Fields

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The Da Vinci Science Center will host a free panel discussion on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at DeSales University, Center Valley, Pa., as part of the 2019 Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Forum presented by Sanofi Pasteur.  Distinguished female leaders in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) will discuss different perspectives women bring to these industries and challenges they face when pursuing a career in male-dominated fields.  

The public is invited to attend the free panel discussion scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Dining Room of University Center.  After opening remarks, panelists will each offer comments before inviting the audience members to ask questions.  Doors to the venue will open at 7 p.m.; Parking is available in the lot in front of the building. 

For more information, contact Sharon Alexander, CFRE, Campaign Manager, 484-664-1002, Ext. 125.

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Michele McGrath

Michele McGrath is currently a Director in the Global Engineering and Manufacturing Group at Air Products.  After graduating from Manhattan College in 1986 with a degree in chemical engineering, she joined Air Products as a participant in the Career Development Program. She began her career as a project engineer where she managed the engineering, construction, and start up of Air Separation facilities in North America, Mexico and Indonesia. 

Michele later moved to operations where she held various roles over 20 years including, Line Management for Plant Operations and Distribution, Operations Manager, Mexico and Latin America, and Director of Global Plant Process Engineering.   In her most recent operations role she was responsible for supporting the resolution of process technical issues at operating facilities and improving the productivity of assets in the areas of process efficiency and advanced controls and operability.

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McGrath, Michele [MC1986]

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JFOUND: Fossaceca, John M. [MC1986] “Transforming DoD IT”



Transforming DoD Information Technology Through Coalition Partner Trust
Sun, 12/30/2018 – 8:09am
Small Wars Journal
John M. Fossaceca


John M. Fossaceca, PhD, is currently a research scientist with the U.S. Army Research Lab’s Information Sciences Division. Earlier in his career, Dr. Fossaceca was VP of Engineering, Product management and Technology at 3e Technologies International (3eTI), a division of Ultra Electronics, serving as the Principal Investigator on several US government Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) programs and was instrumental in creating secure wireless systems for the U.S. Navy.  As Engineering Vice President and COO at Comtech Mobile Datacom he led modernization efforts for the U.S. Army’s Blue Force Tracking command and control satellite-based tracking system.  Dr. Fossaceca previously served as Technical Director for AT&T/Lucent Technologies in Holmdel and Murray Hill, NJ contributing to wireless telephony products and next-generation VoIP and packet-based communication systems. He has published recent research in machine learning for network intrusion detection and is co-inventor on six patents related to wireless communications, and adaptive signal detection. Dr. Fossaceca holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College, a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University, an MBA from Virginia Tech and a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from George Washington University.

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Fossaceca, John M. [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that John is a member of the Class of 1986.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Fossaceca, John M. [MC1986]

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JNEWS: Stromberg, Pierre [MC1986] looks for proof of a visit by alien



Local News
Proof of alien visitors? Artifact from an ancient civilization? The truth is out there — in Seattle
Originally published December 1, 2018 at 6:00 am
By Erik Lacitis Seattle Times staff reporter

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For years, the strange object embedded in a rocklike formation sparked speculation and wonder. Was it proof of a visit by aliens? It’s at the Pacific Science Center for you to see for yourself. The truth is out there.

For 57 years, since its discovery by three rockhounds in the mountains of Eastern California, an oblong, 2- by 3-inch stonelike mass has been at the heart of speculation around the world.

Oh, how we want to believe that the truth is out there.

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Stromberg, 54, a 1986 graduate in computer science from Manhattan College in the Bronx, where he grew up, says that as a kid he read Erich von Daniken’s “Chariots of the Gods?”, which theorizes extraterrestrials influenced early human life. Pretty neat stuff, he thought back then.

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Stromberg, Pierre [MC1986]