Making Our Mark

Our Stories: The 1970s

Julie Greifer Swidler ’79

Julie Greifer Swidler '79

Julie Greifer Swidler '79 is executive vice president of business affairs and general counsel for Sony Music Entertainment.

Nanci Russo Monaco ’78

Nanci Russo Monaco '78

Nanci Russo Monaco ’78 is an associate professor of child development at SUNY Buffalo State.

Jean “Gigi” (Griffith) Hansen ’77

Jean "Gigi" (Griffith) Hansen ’77

A director with Ankura Consulting Group, Jean “Gigi” (Griffith) Hansen ’77 is a construction consulting expert in contract dispute resolution and contract risk management.

Karen Huggins '77

Karen Huggins '77

Karen Huggins '77 has been a project manager of financial applications as a consultant at the New York State Department of Transportation.

Judith Gail Dein ’76

Judith Gail Dein ’76

A United States Magistrate Judge, Judith Gail Dein ’76 sits in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts in Boston.

Kathy Hughes Baird '75

Kathy Hughes Baird '75

Kathy Hughes Baird '75 recently retired from a 40-year career in the information technology industry, where she last served as vice president and general manager of state and local programs at Dynamics Research Corporation.

Barbara C. Burek '75

Barbara C. Burek ’75

Barbara C. Burek ’75 spent nearly 31 years with PepsiCo, retiring as vice president for international foodservice.

Valerie Hoffman '75

Valerie Hoffman '75

A partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Valerie Hoffman '75 practices employment law with a special focus on strategies to prevent and resolve issues relating to employment discrimination.

Felicia Collins Correia ’74

Felicia Collins Correia '74

Felicia Collins Correia '74 started FCC Consultation and Training when she retired in 2014.

Laura Greene ’74

Laura Greene '74

Now retired, Laura Greene '74 has had several careers, from Jewish communal service to a trade show producer.

Jessica Sobiech Hayashi ’74

Jessica Sobiech Hayashi ’74

Jessica Sobiech Hayashi ’74 is program chief at the Stratton VAMC and has dedicated her career to quality healthcare.

Cathy (Stuckey) Johnson ’74

Cathy (Stuckey) Johnson '74

Now retired, Cathy (Stuckey) Johnson '74 spent 40 years in the relocation management industry working in client relations and management.

Christine Kelly '74

Christine Kelly '74

Now retired, Christine Kelly '74 enjoyed a varied career in information technology.

Katherine (Kay) Stout Van Woert '74

Katherine (Kay) Stout Van Woert '74

Katherine (Kay) Stout Van Woert '74 was the first woman accepted to Union as a full-time student. Recently retired, she serves on various non-profit and state advisory boards related to mental health, homelessness and healthcare financing.

Linda Young Fisher ’74

Linda Young Fisher ’74

Executive director of the East of the River Steelband, Linda Young Fisher ’74 has dedicated her career to community-level service and issues.

Margery Zellermaier Lapp ’74

Margery Zellermaier Lapp '74

Margery Zellermaier Lapp '74 she is a licensed marriage and family therapist in Lafayette, Calif.

Marion Patricia Delaney ’73

Marion Patricia Delaney '73

Marion Patricia Delaney '73 was senior vice president of Advertising & Marketing Communications at Bank of America before founding an art studio and store for children.

Kate White '72

Kate White '72

The former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, Kate White '72 is the New York Times bestselling author of 14 mysteries and psychological thrillers.