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Kreg Allison \'02 was unanimously confirmed as director of the Division of
Real Estate for the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. He was appointed by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner in January 2016. In his position Allison serves as the head regulator for the real estate industry in Illinois overseeing professional education, licensure, regulation, and discipline for over 80 thousand licensees working in seven professions. He also manages a large government agency with approximately 40 employees operating out of offices in Chicago, Des Plaines, and Springfield with a most recent budget of more than $8 million.
Kenneth L. Young \'93 has been named to the Marion Technical College Board of Trustees. He serves as executive vice president of planning/development and general counsel for United Church Homes.
Anthony M. Sharett \'02, formally a partner with BakerHostetler, is now the vice president, bank legal for Nationwide Bank, a subsidiary of Nationwide Insurance, a Fortune 69 company. In this role, Sharett is the general counsel for the $6.5 billion bank, including participation on the bank strategic leadership team.
Rene Rimelspach \'01 joined Conagra Brands as counsel for commercial transactions, legal and government affairs on Aug. 15, 2016, at the company\'s new headquarters in Chicago, Illinois.
Julie Miceli ’04 has joined the Chicago office of Husch Blackwell as a partner in firm’s healthcare, life sciences, and education group. Her work there focuses on serving private and public institutions of higher education.
Gauri Shrotriya Locker \'05 was awarded the Community Leadership Award from the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association. The Community Leadership Award recognizes an individual who has provided substantial support and benefit to the community through volunteerism or pro bono efforts while embodying outstanding professionalism, ethics, and civic virtue. Gauri is an assistant attorney general in the torts division of the Washington State Attorney General\'s office in Seattle, Washington.
David Eric Weisblatt \'94 was promoted to assistant general Counsel at CSX Transportation, Inc. in October 2016.
Ryan Shrout \'09 was promoted to the rank of major in the United States Marine Corps on Sept. 1, 2016. Major Shrout is currently serving as the deputy staff judge advocate (SJA) of Marine Corps Combat Development Command in Quantico, Virginia..
Stephanie Ramjohn Moore \'01 was recently promoted to senior counsel with the Department of Agriculture\'s Office of the General Counsel, Office of Civil Rights, Labor and Employment Law Division.
Lorraine Hernández ’12 joined Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter’s intellectual property practice as an associate. Her practice there focuses on intellectual property litigation and prosecution, both domestic and international.
Cassandra G. Mott \'99, a partner at the law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP, was selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers 2016 by Thomson Reuters. This list reflects only the top 5 percent of lawyers in Texas.
Robert Amicone ’05 joined Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. as associate principal counsel in March. Based in Orlando at Walt Disney World, Robert focuses on OSHA issues, construction disputes, personal injury litigation, as well as rides and attractions safety/risk mitigation.
Katy (Delaney) Poterjoy \'06 joined QVC\'s legal department as manager - privacy & records in August. She was previously a gifts and conflicts officer with WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff. She lives near Philadelphia with her husband and two children.
Jason D. Groh \'15 has joined Kropf Wagner Law Firm, LLP as an associate. He joins the firm\'s general practice where he focuses in the areas of domestic relations, juvenile, real estate, general litigation, estate planning, traffic, and criminal law.
Elizabeth C. Morrogh \'85, a principal with Blankingship & Keith in Fairfax, Virginia, has been selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America for trusts and estates.