Conversations with Canisius

A video series featuring Canisius alumni talking about their lives and careers.

This month's spotlight conversation:

Chris Turner ’81
CAO / Managing Director, Warburg Pincus LLC
Rye, NY



Fr. Dennis Baker, S.J. ’98
President, Xavier High School of Micronesia
Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia


Frank Bernobich ’67
President and Chairman, Boltex Manufacturing Co.
Houston, TX


Renier Brentjens, Ph.D., MD ’85 
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY 


David Curtin ‘76 
International Lawyer, Retired
London, UK


Ron DiGiore '91
Vice President, Piedmont Capital Distributors
Brooklyn, NY


Dennis Dougherty ’59
Retired VP of Human Resources - General Electric
Amesbury, MA


Frank Downing '82
President, Towne Automotive Group
Orchard Park, NY


Dennis Dracup ‘71
Investor and corporate board member
Scottsdale, AZ


Lt. Cmdr. Scott Elwell ’03
Instructor, Naval Test Pilot School
F/A 18 Super Hornet Pilot
Patuxent, MD


Joe Enright, Jr. ’62
President, New York State Golf Association
retired science teacher, Depew school system
Depew, NY


Cdr. Tom Flaherty ’96
Battalion Officer, United States Naval Academy
Submarine Commander, United States Navy
Annapolis, MD


Dr. William Greeley ’68
Adjunct Professor, Duke University School of Medicine
Former Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Durham, NC


Joe Hanna ’98
Partner, Goldberg Segalla LLP
Founder, Bunkers in Baghdad 
Buffalo, NY


Colin Huntley ’96
Attorney / Deputy Director, U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, DC


Zoltan Kerekes ’83
Co-Founder / Managing Partner, PIPV Capital 
Philadelphia, PA


Ray Link ’72
CFO FEI Company - retired 
Corporate Board Member
Adjunct Professor, UC - Santa Barbara 
Montecito, CA


Michael LoFaso ’06
Corporate Strategy and Finance, Rideback
Los Angeles, CA


Ryan Maher ’92
Vice President of National Accounts - Tito’s Handmade Vodka
Austin, TX


Mike Mineo '96
CMO, DeGraff/Millard Fillmore Suburban
Buffalo, NY


Mike Mulroy ’84
Lawyer, Banker, Executive, Dad
Newport Beach, CA


John Murphy ’62
Attorney / Founding Partner - Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth
Newport Beach, CA


Evan Ortolani ’07
Vice President & Chief Creative Officer, Ted’s Hot Dogs
Buffalo, NY


Shawn Pearce ’94
Entrepreneur / Owner, FVP Wines
Mendoza, Argentina


Dr. Rajeev Ramchand ’95
Senior Behavioral Scientist
Co-Director,  Rand Epstein Family Veterans Policy Research Institute
Washington, DC


Brendan Rich ’98
Partner / Chair of the Corporate Department, Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP 
Buffalo, NY


Dr. Craig Rusin ’97
Chief Technology Officer, Medical Informatics Corporation
Associate Professor of Medicine in Pediatric Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX


John Strauss ’57
John and Bonnie Strauss Foundation
Plano, TX


Dr. John Sutter ’88
Physicist, Research Scientist - Diamond Light Source Ltd.
Oxfordshire, England


George Tracy ‘81
Team Health
Colorado Springs, CO/Hilton Head, SC


Roy Vongtama '92:
Oncologist, Actor, Business Owner
Los Angeles, CA


Jim Wolfe ’59
Retired CEO, Balance Bar
Santa Barbara, CA