Class Correspondent

As always, it is great hearing everyone’s news and updates. I’m coming up on my first year at HBO, doing marketing for all its films and documentaries. It’s been a great experience so far. I’m constantly using the knowledge I acquired in my film and American studies classes at Brandeis.

Zack Foulkes married Lydia Malley on Sept. 22, 2012, in Bethesda, Md. Writes Zack, “Our names are both currently the same, but I’m working to change mine to Malley.” Brett Friedman ’04 and Ashley Firestone had a son, Marshall Stone Friedman, on Oct. 22, 2012, in New York. Writes Ashley, “He is so sweet and looks just like Brett.” Alexander Bakst and Heather Benton were engaged on Oct. 5, 2012. They plan to get married in spring or summer 2014. Nicole Murray married Juan Sánchez Jr. on Oct. 7, 2012, at the Basking Ridge Country Club in New Jersey. Nicole received a medical degree last year from the Latin American School of Medicine in Havana, Cuba. Juan is the director of online courses in video-game design at Full Sail University in Orlando, Fla. Kerry-Ann Patricia Gordon reports that she was recently the executive producer for a music video ( Sayde Finkel accepted a position as research manager at Greater New Orleans, where she conducts market research and assists in the creation of a business development strategy to create jobs and wealth in the region. She also prepares research-based briefings for speeches and external communications. Sayde previously worked as special projects director for New Orleans City Council President Arnie Fielkow. Hannah Karesh Hofrichter and Michael Hofrichter ’06 welcomed their first child, daughter Razele Meirav, on Dec. 6, 2012.

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