Posts Tagged ‘Career News’

Melissa Manske (’05)

Melissa Manske has come back to the UH Hilton College, this time as a lecturer for the courses in Food Service Production and Operations. She is most looking forward to teaching students food production techniques.

Frank Staats (’84, MBA ’91)

REIS Associates LLC, founded by UH alum Frank Staats and Debby Alaniz, was awarded the property management of Rice Village.

Mariselle Quijano (’95)

Mariselle Quijano was elected to the Position 2 spot, formally held by longtime board member Carmen Orozco in 2009.  Quijano is a Franchise Owner of several McDonald’s restaurants in the Pasadena and Greater Houston area and is active in many community organizations and the McDonald’s Texas Invitational Basketball Tournament.  She is a graduate of Sam Rayburn High School.  She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business (Accounting) from the University of Houston.  She has two children. She is also a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church.

Charles (Chuck) Thompson, II, (’07)

Charles (Chuck) Thompson, II, has joined the Washington, D.C. office of the international law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP as an Associate in the firm’s Asset Management practice group focusing on derivatives transactions and regulation. Chuck was previously an Associate at Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP in Washington, D.C

Gregory Perrin (’92, MFA ’95)

Gregory Perrin has been appointed Associate Vice President for Development at St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX. Previously, Gregory served in various fundraising roles at the University of Texas at Austin.

Emily Hull (’95, JD ’98)

Emily Hull (formerly Rushworth) recently opened The Law Office of Emily C. A. Hull in the Cypress, Texas area. Emily focuses her practice primarily on custody, divorce, and other family law matters as well as select civil and real estate cases in Harris, Montgomery, and Fort Bend counties. She has been married to Michael Hull (JD 1997; LLM 2005) since 1999 and they have four children who all hope to attend the University of Houston soon.

Peter Tropoli (J.D.’96)

Peter Tropoli has significant experience advising executives, in-house counsel, boards, and investors in the development and successful execution of their corporate strategies. In his practice, he will assist public and private middle-market companies as well as start-ups and entrepreneurs with general corporate matters, negotiating and executing corporate acquisitions and dispositions, representing borrowers in commercial finance transactions, corporate governance matters, regulatory compliance, assessment of risks, securities compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, preventing and resolving litigation, and more.

Austin Pettit (’16)

Austin has accepted a position as Assistant Manager at Houston Country Club.

Larry Heard

Transwestern; HBJ’s- Most Admired CEO Awards

Kathie Edwards

Westpark Communications LP; HBJ’s- Most Admired CEO Awards