The Carillon

1990s Alumni News & Notes

Fall 2022

Last updated July 14, 2022.


Joseph Peterson is managing partner of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton’s Silicon Valley office. Joseph has represented clients in litigation, arbitration and administrative proceedings involving copyright and trademark law for over 20 years and was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® in 2021 and 2022.


Allison (Baker) Schulder joined dessert bakery chain Sprinkles as chief financial officer. Established in 2005, the cupcake bakery has grown to 24 locations throughout the United States.


Phil Kelly was named director of Human Resources, New York State Canal Corporation.


David Bergh was named president of Cazenovia College.

A photo of David Bergh, UAlbany Class of 1997 alum and president, Cazenovia College.
David Bergh ’97


Vera (Odierno) Sweeney is the founder of “Lady and the Blog.” A popular social media influencer, Vera helps busy women stay on top of the latest style, travel, and parenting trends.

Vera Sweeney ’99

Spring 2022


Michael Brodack was named special agent in charge of the Criminal Division of the FBI New York Field Office. Michael previously served as the FBI senior liaison to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) at FBI and CISA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He began his career as an FBI special agent in 2002.

Christy Reuter joined Blank Rome LLP as partner in the firm’s Real Estate group. Christy previously was partner at Meister Seelig & Fein, where she chaired the Hotel & Hospitality group.

Christy Reuter ’92


John Bagyi was named an Upstate New York Super Lawyer for the 13th consecutive year.


Robert Modica is cofounder of Coffey Modica O’Meara LLP, based in White Plains, N.Y.

Robert Modica, UAlbany Class of ’96
Robert Modica ’96


Keith Ball was named 2021 Georgia Principal of the Year and is a finalist for the 2022 National Principal of the Year.

Keith Ball, UAlbany Class of 1997
Keith Ball ’97

Takis Dikasis is founder and president of online company Corporate Citizenship and has worked for several New York State offices including State Comptroller, Department of Taxation and Finance and the Workers Compensation Board. Takis has published three books: Abundant Life, Prosperous 20’s With An Unnecessary Depression and God’s Great Plan For Your Life.

Takas Dias ’97
Takis Dikasis ’97

90s alumni featured in Fall 2021 issue

Julia Collin Davison
Fall 2021

Julia Collin Davison '94

A behind-the-scenes taste of what it's like to be the television personality, author and award-winning chef.

Rosa Clemente
Fall 2021

Resolve of a Revolutionary

From campus controversies to presidential politics to Oscar-winning films, Rosa Clemente '95 has led a life filled with epic moments.

August 2021

Class of ’93 alumni David Goldin, Andrew Altshuler, Matt Kutin and Jerrah Lieberman grabbed a slice at their old Albany hang out, Sovrana Pizza & Deli.


Victoria Lane was appointed chief special counsel for Ethics, Risk and Compliance, New York State Governor’s office. She previously served as a partner at Hinckley Allen & Snyder LLP. She holds a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.


Jason Irizarry was named dean of the University of Connecticut Neag School of Education. He is the first Latino dean to lead the Neag school.

Fall 2022

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