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Recent Classmate Updates

Since April 2019, we’ve got new updates from Kathy (Hay) Stine, Sauro NicliKacey Carpenter, Brian O’Connell, Amy (Shapiro) Guenzl, Brett Sewell and Massimo ArmaniniCheck ’em out!

Recent Submissions

August 03, 2019 Hines, Dawn Helene

Enjoying the summer in Dakar. Celebrated 4th of July here with Natasha Quist and other friends at the US Embassy bash -- complete with a speech by the US Ambassador and old Motown hits by the US Embassy band. Photo attached from dinner at a beach restaurant a couple nights later :) Natasha is with Gates Foundation based in Abuja, and I am with Aventura Investment Partners splitting time between Ann Arbor and Dakar. Looking forward to upcoming visits from Vicki (Guy) Burns and Tammy McLeod in Ann Arbor.

August 02, 2019 Sewell, Bret

After a fabulous year living in the Netherlands, my family moved back to Silicon Valley this summer. William (15) is starting high school, and Georgia (13) and Charlotte (11) are in middle school. I have started a search fund (www.deodoracapital.com), a small private equity fund whose goal is to acquire a small to mid size company. I will join the acquired company as CEO, leading the company to an exit at some point down the road. I'm actively networking with private company operators and investors to find targets to acquire, as well as co-investors. I'd appreciate any introductions coming from Wharton classmates. As always, we welcome the opportunity to see alums who are visiting or living in the Bay Area!

August 01, 2019 Guenzl, Amy

I recently re-entered the work force (after an extended 25 year break) and am now a luxury travel advisor, with Elli Travel in Larchmont, NY. I’m really enjoying combining my passion for travel with my entrepreneurial, marketing, and organizational skills. My new business email address is amy@ellitravel.com.