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Conversations with Canisius

A video series featuring Canisius High School alumni talking about their lives and careers and how CHS made an impact on them.

Our spotlight conversation:

Tim Rine ’88
Senior Wealth Advisor, White Oak Wealth Group
Atlanta, GA


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
(now Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo) 


Andrew Clark ’94 
Partner – Forensics & Integrity
Ernst & Young
Washington, DC


David Curtin ‘76 
International Lawyer, Retired
London, UK


James A. DiCarlo '55
Retired Research Scientist, NASA
Austin, TX


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


Tom Fontana ’69
Emmy-winning Television Writer & Producer
New York, NY


Herb Glose '75
Partner, Barclay Damon LLP
Buffalo, NY


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


Dick Griffin ’73
Attorney, Bredhoff & Kaiser
Washington, D.C.


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


Jack Herrmann '79
Retired Senior VP for Sales, Optum
Scottsdale, AZ


Jonathan Holland '95
Vice President for Digital Partnership, MasterCard 
New York, NY


Bill Holodnak '64
Founder & CEO, Occam Global
New York, NY


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


Robert Inderbitzen ’64
Founder of REI Safety Services 
Bradenton, FL


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


Brandon Littles, CPCU '02
Director of U.S. Digital Claims, Inshur
Buffalo, NY


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


Bob Marcin ’63
Vietnam War Veteran
Retired Executive, Ford Motor Company
Scottsdale, AZ


Dennis McCleary '70
Director of Business Recruitment
Notre Dame Cristo Rey School
Methuen, MA


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


Tom Moriarty ’00
Co-owner, Moriarty Meats
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


Christopher Neil '84
Senior VP of New Ventures, Maxim Integrated
San Francisco, 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


Shawn Ries '00
Los Angeles


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


Joe Sahlen '98
Executive VP, Sahlen Packing Co.
Buffalo, NY


Tim Scanlon ’67
Retired Vice President of National Accounts, Genzyme Corp.
Venice, FL


Tom Scanlon  ’64
Retired Senior Vice President, M&T Bank
Venice, FL


Dr. Jeffrey Schratz ’75 
Surgeon, Great Lakes Surgical
Lockport, NY


Bart Simonian ’81
Personal Injury Attorney, Altman & Altman LLP / Simonian Law LLC
Boston, MA


Brad ’87 and Brian Stamm ’90
Partners, Stamm Law Firm
Buffalo, NY


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


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


Scott Thrun ’82
Vice President for Real Estate Development, Silverstein Properties
New York, NY


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


Chris Turner ‘81
CAO and managing director, Warburg Pincus, LLC


Andrew Valint '03
Director of Practice Administration, Roswell Park Comprehensive Care Center
Buffalo, NY


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


Fred Wolf ’85
Partner, Wolf Ackerman Design
Charlottesville, VA


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


Jack Zahm '49
United States Air Force veteran
Retired Merrill Lynch executive and retired from USAF