Class Notes

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Al Sauline, 2004

Al Sauline III '04 has been elected president of the board of directors for Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida-Panama City Region. He is an associate with McConnaughhay, Duffy, Coonrod, Pope & Weaver, a law firm that specializes in workers’ compensation defense.

Steve Tugend, 1991

Steve Tugend ’91 joined the Columbus office of Kegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter to lead the firm’s government and affairs practice area. Tugend joins following a six-year tenure as vice president of government relations for the Columbus Chamber of Commerce. Tugend lives in Bexley, Ohio, with his wife and three children.

Frank Ray, 1973

Frank A. Ray ’73 was named as a “Top 10 Ohio Super Lawyer.” Ray is a partner in the Columbus office of Chester, Willcox & Saxbe.

William Leuby, 1983

William A. Leuby ’83, senior vice president of Columbus-based investment management and financial advisory firm Hamilton Capital Management, Inc., has been named one of the “Best Financial Advisers For Doctors” for the third time by the editors of Medical Economics magazine. Leuby has been a member of the Hamilton Capital leadership team since its inception in 1997.

Wesley Bishop, 1995

Wesley T. Bishop ’95 was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives representing the New Orleans area. Bishop is the associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at Southern University New Orleans.

David Coyle, 1987

David J. Coyle ’87 has been elected to serve as the president of the Boards of Trustees of Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO) and Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE). ABLE and LAWO are the largest providers of free legal services in Ohio, covering 32-counties of western Ohio. Coyle is a partner in the Toledo office of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick.

William Damschroder, 1988

William R. Damschroder ’88 was appointed as the chief legal advisor for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Damschroder will provide legal support and guidance to the department’s divisions and offices. Damschroder spent the majority of his career in public service including 12 years with the Ohio Department of Commerce where he worked in all areas of administrative and real estate law. Damschroder currently resides in Granview with his wife and two sons.

Cathy Geyer, 1990

Cathy Geyer ’90 was named deputy director of the Ohio Department of Insurance. Geyer is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the department. Geyer joined the department after spending the past five years at Nationwide Insurance in the Office of the Chief Legal and Governance Officer. Geyer lives in Dublin with her husband, Tom, and three daughters, ages 11, 13 and 16.

Asim Haque, 2006

Asim Haque ’06 was elected vice president of Community Research Partners (CRP) Board of Trustees. Haque began his two-year term on Jan. 1. As a member of the board, he will assist the Central Ohio nonprofit in its mission to strengthen and empower the community through data, information and knowledge. CRP collects, analyzes and makes available data that supports community planning and policy, as well as action by funders, program providers and residents. Haque is an associate at Schottenstein Zox & Dunn.

Michael Deemer, 2002

Michael W. Deemer ’02 was tapped by the Downtown Cleveland Alliance (DCA) as director of its new Business Center, the focus of DCA’s initiative to draw more business to Downtown Cleveland. Deemer joins DCA from the Ohio Governor’s Office where as executive economic development policy advisor, he advised the governor, senior staff, and cabinet directors on policy and legal matters related to the governor’s economic policy agenda, including the implementation of the Department of Development’s strategic plan and $1.8 billion biennial budget.