Kwabena Adade, IBS MBA’10, is a market strategist in the business growth group at MetLife. Antanas Petrosius, IBS MA’11, chairs the supervisory board of AviaAM Leasing, a global aviation holding company based in Poland. Samantha Richert, MFA’11, is an actor, movement director, fight choreographer and part-time lecturer at Northeastern University. She is a member of Actors’ Equity Association and has performed with numerous professional theaters, including the Berkshire Theatre Group, the Huntington Theatre Company and the Lyric Stage Company. Heather Carey, MFA’12, was the costume designer for Vimeo’s web series “The Outs.” She has worked as an assistant costume designer on numerous projects, ranging from “Matilda the Musical” (both on Broadway and the tour, with Daryl Stone, MFA’96), to the feature film “Don’t Think Twice.” Heather has also designed for a number of regional and off-Broadway theaters. Ilan Dee, IBA MBA’12, a senior product manager at Honeywell, recently won the company’s Security and Fire Marketing Excellence Award. Obioma Obikeze, Heller MS’13, is a board-certified community physician in Nigeria, where he serves as care coordinator for more than 15,000 beneficiaries under the federal medical center’s social health-insurance programs. He is also an adjunct instructor in health sciences at the National Open University of Nigeria’s Yenagoa Study Centre. Derek Whitt and Caty Taborda, both MA’14, wed in July 2016 in a private ceremony in Minnesota. They met four years ago in the women’s and gender-studies graduate program. Rabbi Zev Eleff, PhD’15, was named to the fifth annual Double Chai in the Chi: 36 Under 36 list of young Jewish movers and shakers in Chicago. The chief academic officer at Hebrew Theological College, he has written six books on American Jewish history. He has also taught and lectured at more than two dozen Chicago-area schools and synagogues. Emily Heller, Heller MA’15, was hired this year as an Office of Planning, Analysis and Accountability program analyst at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency headquarters. She works on internal-review reporting processes. Moses Jackson, IBS MSF’15, is a financial specialist. Aniruddha Kokare, IBS MBA’15, is a senior knowledge analyst at the Boston Consulting Group. Edgar Ochoa, IBS MA’15, is director of macroeconomic strategy at Wall Street Easy. Vaibhav Surwade, IBS MSF’15, is now a data analyst at Santander Bank. Luke Huns­berger, IBS MA’16, is CIO at Hunsberger Perez Group. Jenna Langert, IBS MA’16, is a customer-relationship management analyst at Gilt Groupe, an online shopping website. Anton Mokhovikov, IBS MBA’16, is an associate software engineer of structured finance at Moody’s Corp. Riddhish Rege, IBS MA’16, works as an analyst at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Submit a Class Note