SPRING 2004



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Don Aldworth, BIE 1971, as been appointed vice president of Quality for KEMET, a preferred supplier of passive component solutions. In this capacity, he will lead the company's Lean Six Sigma initiative. Aldworth has been with the Greenville, South Carolina, based company for 19 years.

Garrick W. R. Bauer, BIE 1972, has been named MD-11 captain at the new Federal Express crew base in Los Angeles.

Jeff Greenbaum, BIE 1993, is president of Bins Corp., a $100 million conglomerate that owns and operates a 15-unit restaurant division, five retail liquor stores, and approximately 600,000 square feet of industrial real estate. He and his wife Sonja live in Atlanta with their son Maxwell, age three. They are expecting their second child in June.

Kristine Kennedy, BIE 1993, is celebrating her 15th anniversary with NASA. Kennedy began working with NASA at Kennedy Space Center in Florida as a co-op student. She currently works as a quality engineer in the Safety and Mission Assurance Directorate, specializing in biomedical systems, at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

Tiffany N. Legington, MSIE 1999, has been promoted to manager at Kurt Salmon Associates, a retail and consumer products consulting firm headquartered in Atlanta.

Dr. Fay Cobb Payton, BIE 1989, of North Carolina State University, was recently honored and inducted into the Raleigh-Wake Forest YWCA Academy of Women in the category of Science and Technology.

George Rabstejnek, BIE 1954, has been elected chairman of the board of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, a Harvard Medical School Hospital with a clinical, research, and teaching mission. He has also been elected chairman of the board of the Center for Technology Commercialization, an organization dedicated to technology transfer and public safety. Rabstejnek resides in Cohasset, Massachusetts.

David Riviere, BIE 1987, has been named national service director for the North American Consumer Products IT practice at Kurt Salmon Associates. Riviere and his wife Gretchen have three children and live in Atlanta. Randal Rupert, BIE 1987, MSIE 1989, has been named vice president for Customer Success at Workbrain, Inc.

Girish Vengurlekar, MSIE 2003, is now an industrial engineer with TSI Logistics in Stockbridge, Georgia. He is currently working on his APICS certification and is interested in hearing from anyone else who is working on or has achieved certification at girishvengurlekar@yahoo.com.

Stewart Winn, BIE 1958, MSIE 1963, is an associate with Carter & Burgess, Inc., in Williamsburg, Virginia, where he says he is in transition to retirement. He consults on the construction of transit projects in Philadelphia and Baltimore, and looks forward to the day he can improve his golf game.

Correction from Winter 2003: Randy J. Thayer, MSIE 1980, received his BSME from Kettering University (formerly GMI). He began his General Motors career as a college co-op student at Oldsmobile in Lansing, Michigan in 1973. We apologize for the error.



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