Posts By By Julie Irwin Zimmerman

Office Outfitter

July 1, 2010 |

Look at a typical office and you’ll probably see what everyone else sees—a desk, a chair, a computer. Not Jonathan Railey. The 2000 MBA graduate sees collaborative work spaces, ergonomic needs, aesthetic features—and, of course, opportunity. Railey is president of … Read More

Making Products Pop

July 1, 2010 |

You may not spend a lot of time thinking about the shelves at your local grocery store, but Ed Wohlwender does. The 1990 MBA graduate is president and CEO of POP Displays, the Yonkers, N.Y.-based firm that designs and produces … Read More

Inside the Game: Enrollment

July 1, 2010 |

Shannon Pratt’s career goal is fairly straightforward: the Xavier freshman would like to be general manager of a Major League Baseball team someday. Ambitious, yes. Easy, no. But this semester, she’s completing an internship that may inch her closer to … Read More

All in the Family

July 1, 2010 |

There were plenty of proud grandmothers at commencement in May, but likely none with the Xavier credentials of Rita Kluener. Kluener was there to watch granddaughter Deanna Huber, the 16th member of Kluener’s family to attend Xavier, graduate with a … Read More

Google-ING China

January 1, 2010 |

Google Joe Van Deman’s name and the first hit you get is a travel blog he created this past summer. In terms of content, it’s still sparse. But the 25-year-old Van Deman should have plenty to write about now. In … Read More

A Priest’s Path

January 1, 2010 |

In May, Lawrence Schaeper was ordained a priest in the Diocese of Covington, Ky. At age 44, his journey to the priesthood was longer and more circuitous than most, starting with a bachelor’s degree in finance in 1988 and winding … Read More

Profile: Col. Jerry Sullivan (Ret.)

October 1, 2009 |

Col. Jerry Sullivan (Ret.)

Bachelor of Science in communication arts, 1979 Director for intergovernmental affairs and liaison at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies Vienna, Va.

Service and Learning | Sullivan was in ROTC at Xavier and entered active duty … Read More

Profile: Barbara Howard

October 1, 2009 |

Barbara Howard Bachelor of Arts in political science, 1976 Attorney; President of the Ohio State Bar Association Cincinnati

Family Work | Howard is the principal of her own law firm, which she founded in 1996. She received her JD from the … Read More

Profile: Mike Hibbard

October 1, 2009 |

Mike Hibbard Master of Health Services Administration, 2008 Chief Information Officer, Mercy Health Partners Cincinnati

A Degree with an Edge | As an RN with an MBA degree, as well as 11 years spent caring for patients in the emergency … Read More

Profile: Jane Swaim

October 1, 2009 |

Jane Swaim Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Edgecliff College, 1980 Senior vice president and chief nursing officer, St. Elizabeth Healthcare Cincinnati

Early Calling | Growing up on a farm with seven siblings, Swaim always felt a pull toward nursing. “I knew … Read More