| MC Trustees: Adams to Fitzgerald
Penelope (Penny) Adams
Class of 1972
Ms. Adams is a freelance television producer for numerous
shows, including Columbo, Hill Street Blues, ER and Reno 911. She also served as the Unit Production Manager for
shows such as Cheers, Miami Vice, and
The White Shadow, among others.
A Spiritual Director for Centerpoint and an active member
of St. Michael's Episcopal Church, including a term on the
Vestry and two years as Senior Warden, Ms. Adams has served
two terms on the MC Theatre Advisory Board. She and her husband,
James Contner, live in Sherman Oaks, Calif.
Mark F. Bradley is president and chief executive officer of Peoples Bancorp Inc., a $1.9 billion financial holding company headquartered in Marietta, Ohio.
A native of Marietta, Bradley earned a bachelor's degree in accounting/business pre-law from Ohio University in 1991 and an MBA from Ohio University in 1998. While an undergraduate, Bradley played four years of varsity baseball and captained the 1991 Ohio University team that won the Mid-American Conference Championship.
Bradley and his wife Tammi have two daughters: Emilee and Gabrielle. His hobbies include golf, exercise, and radio broadcasting for local high school and college sports, including the occasional Etta Express baseball game.
Robert (Bob) Brucken
Class of 1956
Mr. Brucken earned his Juris Doctorate from the University
of Michigan in 1959. He is a retired partner of the firm of Baker
& Hostetler. He was the first
recipient of the Wellman Award from the Joint Editorial Board
for Trust and Estates Acts in recognition of his service to
it for over the past 35 years. Mr. Brucken is the founding
Editor-in-Chief of the Probate Law Journal of Ohio, a commercial journal for Ohio probate practitioners.
Mr. Brucken has negotiated or litigated tax cases presenting
novel issues of estate and gift inclusion, asset valuation
and tax deduction qualification. He is a fellow of the American
College of Trust and Estate Counsel, the national society
of probate specialists. He has served on MAAP. Mr. Brucken
is married to MC graduate Lois Gilbert Brucken '58, and they
live in Cleveland, Ohio. They have four adult children,
including Nancy, MC Class of 1983.
Dr. Christine (Chris) Fry Burns
Class of 1966
Dr. Burns earned her medical degree from Albany Medical College
in 1970. She had a Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology at
Emory University School of Medicine from 1983-84. She has
a pediatric ophthalmology practice in Palm Harbor, Fla., and
Hudson, Fla. In 1998 she was presented an Honor Award from
the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.
Dr. Burns is an author of numerous articles for professional
publications and a presenter at national and international
ophthalmology and strabismus conferences. She was in the U.S.
Air Force (1976-85) and U.S. Army (1985-97), where she earned
a Meritorious Service Achievement Award. She has served on
MAAP. Dr. Burns' husband, George, is a 1966 MC graduate. They
live in Crystal Beach, Fla., and have an adult son and daughter.
T. Grant Callery
Class of 1968
Mr. Callery earned his Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University
Law Center in 1973. He is the Executive Vice President and
General Counsel at the National Association of Securities
Dealers, Inc. in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Callery is an active member of the Business and Securities
Law Committees of the American Bar Association. He and his
wife, Jacqueline Machan Callery (Class of 1971) reside in
Bethesda, Md. They have two adult children, including Megan,
a 2003 MC graduate.
Joseph (Joe) Chlapaty
Mr. Chlapaty is a graduate of the University of Dubuque with
an M.B.A. from DePaul University in 1976. He is the President
and Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Drainage Systems,
Inc., in Hilliard, Ohio. Mr. Chlapaty is a Certified Public
Accountant, a member of American Institute of CPAs and of
Financial Executives Institute.
Mr. Chlapaty serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees
at the University of Dubuque. He and his wife, Linda, live
in Dublin, Ohio. They have two sons, including Keith, a 1997
MC graduate and former Pioneer football player.
Mr. Christy graduated from Northwestern University in 1969,
and earned his M.B.A. in 1970. He is the founder and president
of Christy & Associates Inc., a company that has developed
a number of retail, restaurant, lodging, and other commercial
projects in Ohio and West Virginia.
Since 1985, the firm has also been involved in venture funding
for several companies, including Rossi Pasta, Caron Products,
and Cincinnati Automation. Frank and his wife, Mary Lou, reside
in Vero Beach, Fla. They have two adult children, a son and
Patricia (Pat) Griffin Curtin
Class of 1969
Ms. Curtin recieved a J.D. from Boston University School of
Law in 1972. She was appointed in 1995 as a District Court
Trial Judge for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and currently
serves as the Presiding Justice of the Dedham District Court
and presides over the Drug Court in the Cambridge District
Court. She serves on the District Court Education Committee
which is responsible for continuing education for the judiciary
as well as training for new judges. Ms. Curtin also sits on
the Appellate Division within the District Court and has been
a frequent lecturer to bench and bar.
Prior to her appointment to the bench, Ms. Curtin was a partner
in the Boston law firm of Lynch, Brewer, Hoffman and Sands
where she handled a broad range of civil and criminal litigation.
Before joining the firm, she was a law clerk to the Honorable
Frank H. Freedman of the United States District Court for
the District of Massachusetts.
At Marietta, Ms. Curtin was Vice President of the Student
Body, President of the Women’s Leadership Honorary,
a member of the National History Honorary and the Alpha Xi
Delta sorority. In 1999 she received the Outstanding Alumna
Award. Pat and her husband, John, live in Boston and have
two adult sons.
Mr. Fenton is a 1971 graduate of Wesleyan University. He is
President of the Fenton Art Glass Company in Williamstown,
W.Va. He was formerly the Executive Vice President and Manager
of manufacturing at Fenton Art Glass.
Mr. Fenton participated in a Harvard Business School OPM
(Owner/President Management) Program. He and his wife, Nancy
Gollinger Fenton, live in Williamstown. They have two adult
Barbara A. Perry Fitzgerald
Class of 1973
Ms. Fitzgerald began her professional career as a management
trainee for Sears, Roebuck and Co. in New Jersey. She spent
24 years with Sears in numerous store operations positions
(including Store General Manager and District General Manager),
Home Improvement store support positions and strategic planning.
Ms. Fitzgerald's last assignment was Vice President and General
Manager for Sears Freestanding Hardware Stores, an off the
mall chain she helped grow to 150 stores in three years. She
left Sears in 1997 and joined Toys “R” Us as the
Vice President and General Manager for New York and New Jersey
(the company’s largest market with annual sales of $1
billion). She was promoted to Vice President of People Development
and led the company-wide initiative (This Magic Moment) designed
to transform Toys “R” Us into a customer-focused
In early 2000, Ms. Fitzgerald was named President of Harmon
AutoGlass, then the nation’s second largest installer
of replacement windshields. She joined PetSmart at the end
of that year as Senior Vice President of Store Operations.
In that position she has led the strategic focus on customer
service, launching a company-wide service initiative: PetSmart
Unleashed. She is currently the Board President of PetSmart
Ms. Fitzgerald and her husband, Paul, have been married for
30 years and reside in Scottsdale, Ariz. They are Pet Parents
to two adopted basset hounds, Gracie and Boone.
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