Alumni Profiles

Profile: Daniel C. Tjo

January 1, 2003 |

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1996 | Assistant vice president, Fifth Third Bancorp, Cincinnati.

Quick Climb | After only three years with the bank, Tjo (pronounced Cho) was promoted to assistant vice president. Now 28, he’s responsible for securing the … Read More

Profile: Ven Ochaya

October 1, 2002 |

Ven Ochaya earned a bachelor of Science in chemistry from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas in 1982; a Master of Science in chemistry from the University of Texas in 1985; a Ph.D. in chemistry/polymer science from the University of … Read More

Profile: Ted Annis

October 1, 2002 |

Ted Annis earned a Bachelor of Science from Xavier in 1964 and an M.B.A. in 1965. He came out of retirement to form a company that markets bio-defense technology. He lives in Ann Arbor, Mich.

In the beginning | Annis spent … Read More

Profile: Nancy Linenkugel

October 1, 2002 |

Nancy Linenkugel earned her master’s degree in health services administration from Xavier in 1980. She’s now president of Chatfield College in Brown County, Ohio. She’s also a Franciscan nun.

Conversion | Linenkugel was 52 years old when she went looking for … Read More

Profile: Amy Fenton

October 1, 2002 |

Amy Fenton earned a Bachelor of Science in business admininstration from Xavier in 1991. She is vice president and manager of the Latin American regions for ACNielsen BASES.

Testing, Testing | ACNielsen BASES does research and sales forecasts for new product … Read More

Profile: Steven J. Banes

July 1, 2002 |

Steven J. Baines Bachelor of Arts in communications/ marketing, 1988 Baines just finished a three-year assignment with Catholic Relief Services in Africa.

Day Job | Baines, 36, served as a program manager of a food security project aimed at combating … Read More

Profile: Khary Kimani Turner

July 1, 2002 |

Khary Kimani Turner Bachelor of Arts in communication arts, 1992. Writer/editor for United Way Community Services in Detroit; freelance writer published in national hip-hop magazines.

Poetic Sounds | Turner writes poetry then performs it with his band, Black Bottom Collective. … Read More

Profile: Julia Meister

July 1, 2002 |

Julia Meister

Bachelor of Arts in English, 1991; law degree from University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., 1995

Former director of student services at Notre Dame and assistant to the dean of the law school.

Duties |She oversees … Read More

Profile: Tom Finke

April 2, 2002 |

As a child living on the west side of Cincinnati, young Tom Finke just wanted to fly—a desire endlessly fed by his home’s location beneath the flight paths of the nearby international airport.

“I used to sit in my backyard … Read More

Profile: Virgil Ecton

April 1, 2002 |

During his undergraduate days at Indiana University, Virgil Ecton was a champion gymnast on the parallel bars. He led the gymnastics team in points scored and was highly ranked in the Big 10 Conference. So when his 14-year-old daughter, Blair, … Read More

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