CLASS OF 2005 | 2018 | ISSUE 1

Jeremy Paul is still making theater in Cleveland, though since his current projects include an interactive fiction game, multidisciplinary happenings, and a storytelling puzzle box, “theater” really needs several layers of quotes. His company, Theater Ninjas moved into a permanent headquarters near Cleveland Public Theatre, where his wife, Faye Hargate, is director of community ensembles.

Booth Haley’s son, Meru Haley, is 11/2 years old now. He’s living in Berkeley with wife Iris and working in San Francisco Chinatown at a community dental clinic. Amar Shibli, Boris Lukanov04, Meredith Cowart, Zeb Zankel, and Kevin Haas all live about 10 minutes away and they hike in the East Bay Hills whenever it’s sunny.

Nicole Concepción and her husband, Joe Hankin, are enjoying working in the fintech sector in San Francisco. They bought their first house in Oakland,  and are looking forward to becoming new parents in early February. Nicole loves staying in touch with Wes friends across the U.S., like Heather Heckman, Danielle Lemone, Shannon McIntyre Hooper, and Kat Kopit via monthly Google Hangouts. She caught up with Ethan Leinwand while he performed delightful blues piano on tour.

Niv Elis is hosting a daily news politics podcast for The Hill, called HillCast.

Vermont’s legislature enacted a pioneering statewide retirement plan for small businesses, and Sivan Cotel was appointed to the seven-member board that will implement and oversee the plan.

Katie Walsh lives in Los Angeles, where she works as a film critic for the Tribune News Service and the Los Angeles Times, and occasionally makes radio appearances on KCRW’s Press Play with Madeleine Brand. In 2017, she was accepted into the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.

Courtney Devon Taylor was named to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2017 list of “Women of Distinction.” The prestigious recognition honors leading businesswomen in the Philadelphia region for professional achievement, dedication to mentorship, and community involvement. Courtney is counsel in the litigation department of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP and vice-chair of the Securities Litigation Practice Group.

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