Skip to Content - Skip to Navigation

Alumni in Business

Lorna Milkovich Abernathy ’83
Building a startup apparel company, House of SIA, committed to creating a modern clothing line for women ages thirty-five to sixty-five.
Sandra Koeppl Barsotti ’87
Director of Marketing, Direct Response Technologies, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Jeff Bird '85
Sales Manager, Mykonos Software
Tim Burns ’90
President of ElecTekUSA, a political campaign software company.
Richard Clark '80
President and chief executive officer of Brookfield Financial Properties LP
Karen Kelly Deklinski '79
IUP Ambassador Awardee, IUP Distinguished Alumna, and former president of the IUP Alumni Association Board of Directors are some of Karen's IUP credentials.  She now owns and operates Perfectly Pennsylvania in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 
Terry Dunlap '81
President of ATI Allegheny Ludlum
Ken Garner '65
Director of operations for Reliant Park in Houston, Texas.
Thomas Gathers ’77
Senior vice president of human resources for LongHorn Steakhouse, a division of Darden Restaurants, Inc.
Robert Gett '72
Founder and CEO of Optaros, Inc.
Donald Howe '79
Senior procurement manager at Lockheed Martin
Nancy Vetakis Keene '72
Founder, The Perfect Fit, a blog (at that draws on her career foundation in marketing and 10 years in executive search.
Thomas K. Kerstetter ’72
Thomas “T.K.” Kerstetter is president of Board Member Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of NYSE Euronext.
Matt Konetschni ’95, M’98
Matt Konetschni, who received the IUP Young Alumni Achievement Award in 2001, has been a devoted member of the IUP family since stepping onto campus as a freshman in 1992.
Jason Laura '97
Head of HR for Confluence, a Pittsburgh-based financial services software development firm.
Richard Macedonia '66
CEO emeritus of Sodexho, Inc., the North American leader in food and facilities-management services
Florence Mauchant M'85
Managing director of HT Capital Advisors, LLC, and founder and president of HT Asset Management, LLC.
Susan McMurdy ’78
Executive Advisor, Endeavor Management
John Paul '72
President, Provider Division & Executive Vice President, Highmark.
Cecile Perich ’74
Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources, McCormick & Company
Jim Perry ’71
School specialist at Selective Foods, where his main responsibility is calling on food service directors from school districts around Pennsylvania, and Kappa Delta Rho fraternity brother.
William Powell '69
North America Vice President, Industry Dealer Affairs, General Motors Corporation
Bryan Putt '86
CEO of AIReS (American International Relocation Solutions) a full-service global relocation company.
Ellen Sylves Ruddock ’66
Current director of IUP’s Center for Family Business in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology.
Thomas Rumbaugh '81
Advisor of the Asia and Pacific Department and mission chief for Bangladesh for the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C.
Tim Rupert '68
Timothy G. Rupert '68 has been named a 2001 Distinguished Alumnus for his outstanding professional achievements as a chief executive officer in the international metals industry. His is retired from RTI International Metals, Inc.
Jerry Salandro M'76
Chief executive officer, president, and founder of IRIS Technologies
Juan Carlos Salcedo ’77
Juan Carlos Salcedo is honored as a 2010 Distinguished Alumnus for his international business success and his commitment to building lasting relationships with his Chinese counterparts.
Sam Scavo ’61
Sam and Marlene Scavo helped to plan a small reunion of fellow IUP alumni in Florida and Georgia thirteen years ago. He now has two hundred people on his mailing list.
David Serlo '68, M'70
David J. Serlo has been named a 2009 distinguished alumnus for his innovation in the financial services industry and his laudable career as an executive of the leading credit union service organization in the nation. Mr. Serlo earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Education from IUP in 1968 and 1970, respectiv
Elaine Tselepis Sheetz ’71
From music educator to restaurant owner, Elaine Tselepis Sheetz ’71 has had a varied career and still lends her time to the IUP Alumni Association Board of Directors.
Jeffrey Shockey '80
Director of Corporate Health and Safety for Alcoa, Inc.
Andrew Stephenson ’72
Andrew Stephenson, a partner in the law firm Holland & Knight, specializes in construction law. His volunteer service to the Foundation for IUP has been key in guiding to completion the Residential Revival.
Suzanne “Suzy” Kuhn Teele '82
Suzanne “Suzy” Kuhn Teele earned a degree in MIS and a minor in Accounting. She is president and COO of Matrix Solutions, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Tim Wallace '79
Tim Wallace grew up in Penn Hills, a Pittsburgh suburb. He graduated from IUP with a bachelor of science degree in accounting and is now CEO of iPipeline.
Theodore Young ’89
Midwest Region Tax Leader/Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Naperville, Illinois.
Mary Zellem ’71
Director of sales for an upscale lifestyle magazine, M Magazine Bay Area.  Mary has resided in California since 1974.  She originally lived in Fair Oaks, Coraopolis, and Erie, Pennsylvania.
  • Office of Alumni Relations
  • Breezedale Alumni Center
    880 School Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-7942
  • Fax: 724-357-7926
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.