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Conversations with Canisius

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

Our spotlight conversation:

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


 

David Curtin ‘76 
International Lawyer, Retired
London, UK


 

Ron DiGiore '91
Vice President, Piedmont Capital Distributors
Brooklyn, NY
Rdigiore@gmail.com


 

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


 

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


 

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
Nysga.org


 

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
tomfontana.com


 

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
Goldbergsegalla.com
bunkersinbaghdad.com


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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
rideback.com


 

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


 

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


 

Tom Moriarty ’00
Co-Owner, Moriarty Meats
Buffalo, NY
Moriartymeats.com


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

George Tracy ‘81
Team Health
Colorado Springs, CO/Hilton Head, SC
www.teamhealth.com


 

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


 

Roy Vongtama '92:
Oncologist, Actor, Business Owner
Los Angeles, CA
www.mdroy.com


 

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