CLASS OF 2003 | 2019 | ISSUE 2

After 12 years in Vancouver, Canada, Steve Chasey relocated with his wife, Sarah, and two little ones Dorian, 6, and Naomi, 2, to Berkeley, Calif., to be closer to family and friends. Steve is practicing construction law with Varela, Lee, Metz, and Guarino, LLP in San Francisco, while not digging in the garden, playing with LEGOs, and generally having fun in the California sunshine.

Ben Rhatigan is switching to a creative agency called Brand Culture, after several years working in strategy consulting post-MBA. He’ll stay in Barcelona but will spend a few months at the company’s headquarters in Los Angeles, where he plans to reconnect with old Wes friends and where, coincidentally, he’ll be working with Columbine Goldsmith’s delightful younger sister Alice ’10.

Becky Ticotsky Roihl and her husband Dan Roihl are overjoyed to welcome their first child Gabriella May Roihl, born April 27. The Roihls live in a suburb of Boston, and Becky works as a college counselor at a private school.

Sarah Erlinder is an assistant federal public defender in Flagstaff, Ariz. She lives there with husband Charlie and sons Caleb, 4, and Zeke, 1.

Matt Kushner and Lauren Edgar Kushner (Brown ’04) are busy juggling careers and two children. Matt is freelancing around NYC as a 3D generalist, TD, and pipeline developer. You can catch his work on TV In Fear of the Walking Dead, Blindspot, and Power. Lauren helped create the VR experience in AMNH’s new T. rex: The Ultimate Predator exhibit. Daughters Mimi and Tessa are now 4 and 1.5, respectively, and are doing a great job of keeping their parents on their toes.

Laura Stein is living in New Orleans with her husband Chris Kaminstein ’04. She cofounded and directs a nonprofit arts organization, Dancing Grounds, and he cofounded and directs a nonprofit theater organization, Goat in the Road Productions, with artistic director, Shannon Flaherty ’06. Laura’s sister, Rachel Stein, and her husband, Matt Schwarzfeld ’03, moved to New Orleans with their daughter, Joni. Rachel is a research librarian at the Latin American Studies Library and Matt is a high school social studies teacher. It’s a Wesleyan family affair in New Orleans!

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