Eric K. Gerard joined Abraham,
Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto &
Friend as an associate. He began his
legal career in the trial division of
the Manhattan district attorney’s office, in New York City, as a criminal
Cody M. Gabbardis is a business
process analyst within the global
investigative services office of AIG,
in Denver. He also has a monthly
column, “Tapping In,” in Colorado
Avid Golfer magazine, where he
profiles destinations in Colorado for
golf and brewery trips.
Dean Barry ’88 and his son, Matt, age
19. Dean reports, “When Matt was
diagnosed with leukemia last August,
it was heartbreaking and devastating.
Thankfully, his prognosis is excellent,
Pope ’91, Pat Conner ’92, Chris Berdy ’91, Nikko Hayes ’91 and John Phoenix ’91.
and it is anticipated that Matt will be
cancer free after completing a three-year
protocol set forth by his oncology team
at the Angie Fowler Adolescent & Young
Adult Cancer Institute at University
Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s
Hospital, in Cleveland, Ohio. Learning
that your child has cancer is impossibly
difficult. My wife, Lissa, and I recognize
how blessed we are to have an amazing
cancer facility in our hometown that
is unique in its focus on young adults
and adolescents. The quality of Matt’s
treatment, both medical and emotional,
made us determined to pay it forward,
and we are raising funds to help with
the completion of the inpatient unit at
the Fowler Institute.”
John S. Stump IV ’91 joined friends in Jackson Hole in March for a small reunion
and great skiing. No one broke anything this time. From l. to r.: Stump, Mason
Joseph E. “Tripp” Watson III was
named one of Birmingham’s Top 40
Under 40 by the Birmingham Business
Journal. He was recognized for his
contributions to the city and for being
a change agent for Birmingham on
a number of fronts, from the city’s
business climate to its controversial
decision to ban UberX. He is also
recognized for his work cultivating
Birmingham’s growing entrepreneurial scene through his boutique
law firm, which is tailored to start-up
Z. Merle Haulsee graduated from
the University of North Carolina
School of Medicine. He will do his
residency in internal medicine at the
Medical University of South Carolina,
Heather Cook Joyner ’93 to
Clifford Yee on Sept. 26, 2014. The
ceremony and reception were held at
the Society of the Cincinnati, in Washington, D.C. The couple live in Fairfax,
Virginia, and both work at Capital
One. Heather is a vice president in
global finance, focused on integration
of acquisitions and technology projects, and Clifford is a senior director in
Births and Adoptions
Christopher E. Bieck ’87 and his
wife, Jinny Rojas, a daughter, Sarah, on
Feb. 1. The family live in Paris.
James W. Dodson III ’96 and his
wife, Elizabeth, a son, Charles Francis,
on July 31, 2014. He joins brother Fitz.
Robert L. Hendricks ’00 and his
wife, Lori, a son, Whitt, on Feb. 21,
2014. Whitt joined brothers Harrison,
9, Bennett, 8, and Pierce, 4. The family
live in Houston.
Evan C. Cramer ’01 and his wife,
Kate, a daughter, Emma Davis, on Jan.
30. Davis joins sister Katharine, and
the family live in Greenville, South
Lindsey Herman Grossman ’01
and David Grossman ’01, a daughter, Abigail Rose, on July 29, 2014. Abbie joins brother Jed. The family live in
Weaverville, North Carolina.
Dr. Blair Manning Meyer ’02
and her husband, Craig, a daughter,
Elizabeth “Liza” Jane, on May 22, 2013.
Liza joins brother Hatch. The family
moved back to Blair’s hometown of
Fort Worth to the delight of grandparents Beverly and Kirk Manning ’68.
Kyle W. Ulep ’02 and his wife,
Laura, a son, Grady Stephen, on Nov.
16, 2014. The family moved from
Chicago to Atlanta.