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Ever wonder what's going on with your former classmates? Welcome to Class Notes online where you can stay abreast of the latest professional activities and other important milestones in your classmates' lives. Visit often, as we are frequently updating the site, with information compiled from alumni, including news published in local and national media.

Gregory Adelstein, president and co-founder of Montreal-based iGotcha Media, was named the first-ever “Entrepreneur-in-Residence” at the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University in Montreal. The role includes participation in research, guiding student projects, acting as a guest lecturer and mentoring students. After working with several technology startups in Montreal, Adelstein co-founded IGotcha in 2005. It develops digital signage solutions and content, including video walls and wayfinding kiosks, (7/15/2015)

Maureen Coleman ’96 was appointed by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo as General Counsel for the Environmental Facilities Corporation. The Corporation provides low-cost capital and expert technical assistance for environmental projects in New York State. Coleman previously served Assistant Counsel to the Governor, focusing on energy and environment, and she also served at the Department of Environmental Conservation for 13 years, where she held a number of roles, including Bureau Chief of Water and Natural Resources for the Department’s Office of General Counsel. (7/15/2015)

Laurie Mintzer Edberg is serving as Special Assistant to Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) for Montgomery and Howard counties in Maryland. Senator Mikulski is the senior senator from Maryland, senior ranking member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and the longest serving woman in Congress. Edberg previously served as Senior Legislative Aide to the Montgomery County Council. (7/15/2015)

Steven K. Gendal, co-portfolio manager at investment firm, Whippoorwill Associates, Inc., was appointed to the board of directors of Niko Resources Inc., a Calgary, Canada based independent international oil and gas company with assets in India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Trinidad, Madagascar and Brazil. (9/9/2014)

Jean Han was named a partner in the New York office of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP. She is a member of the firm’s forensic, litigation and valuation services group and holds expertise in matrimonial matters, business disputes, business valuation, forensic accounting, fraud investigation, and estate and financial planning. (4/11/2015)

Ari J. Markenson, previously deputy general counsel at Cypress Health Care Management LLC, joined the New York office of Duane Morris LLP as a partner in its Health Law Practice Group. Markenson focuses his practice in the areas of healthcare M&A, regulatory work and private equity. (9/9/2014)

Tod M. Melgar was promoted to counsel in the New York office of Chadbourne & Parke. A member of the firm's Intellectual Property and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups, Melgar represents clients in a wide range of technology areas, including consumer products, computer hardware and software, and telecommunications. (10/10/2014)

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