Author Archives: Larry Alterman

Bill McPharlin 

07

Mar

 

Bill has been involved with our Alumni Club for 20 years, he has served as a Vice President on our board in the past and he provided the inspiration not to mention the wine for our Wine Dinner, which has become the best event the club has each year.

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Kelly Lundquist 

28

Feb

 

While Kelly does not live in NY today she counts many Spartan friends here from her time in NYC on a internship. Kelly became quite involved in everything Michigan State while in NYC and after she graduates in May she hopes to come back.

A few Spartan questions for Kelly Lundquist:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?

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21

Feb

 

Billions of years of the earth and mankind’s evolution was covered by Club President Greg Hauser at the American Museum of Natural History. Over 15 Spartans attended (including at least one neanderthal) and all left with quite a bit more knowledge about evolution, as well as a reminder of why we are lucky to live in the New York area with a world famous treasure like the American Museum of Natural History.

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Greg Hauser 

21

Feb

 

In honor of Presidents’ Day, this week’s NY Area Spartan of the week is our own fine President Greg Hauser. Greg has been the President of the MSU Alumni Club of Greater NY for 9 of the last 10 years and with his leadership has helped to form a strong club to serve the local alumni and Michigan State University.

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Lyle Leonard 

07

Feb

 

A few Spartan questions for Lyle Leonard:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: My major was Packaging from the School of Packaging at MSU. I graduated in 1974.

Q: What are you doing now for work?
A: I worked for 10 years in New York city as Senior Vice President of Packaging Development for a global cosmetics and fragrance company.

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Andrew Corsi 

31

Jan

 

A few Spartan questions for Andrew Corsi:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: I graduated with my bachelors in 2006 and masters in 2007. Both degrees were in accounting.

Q: What are you doing now for work?
A: I am a Product Controller for a well known Wall Street firm.

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Ryan Meliker 

24

Jan

 

A few Spartan questions for Ryan Meliker:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: Graduated in 2005 with my MBA in Finance and Hospitality Business (dual major).

Q: What are you doing now for work?
A: I am Vice President at Morgan Stanley and the lead Lodging Analyst covering Hotel Operators and Hotel REITs.

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Norman Kelker 

17

Jan

 

A few Spartan questions for Norm Kelker:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: Microbiology and Public Health, Ph.D., 1968

Q: What are you doing now for work?
A: I’m retired, but I worked as a scientist and executive for Enzo Biochem, Inc., a New York biotechnology company.

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Eric Van Dam 

10

Jan

 

A few Spartan questions for Eric Van Dam:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: I graduated in May 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in Finance.

Q: What are you doing now for work?
A: I am a private equity Associate at Vestar Capital Partners.

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Amy Rademacher 

03

Jan

 

A few Spartan questions for Amy Rademacher:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: I majored in International Relations and graduated in 1991.

Q: What are you doing now for work?
A: I’m the ethics officer for an international development firm, Chemonics International.

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