North Central College - Naperville, IL

Ray Odom '97

Ray Odom is radio host Crazy Ray on WRXQ-FM 100.7. He has worked at WLUP-AM, WBVS-FM, WLLI-FM and WONC-FM in the Chicago market and was morning show host at WXLP-FM in the Quad Cities. He began his radio career as an intern for Chicago radio legend Fred Winston at WPNT-FM.

North Central Now Winter 2012

Rick Guzman '99

Rick Guzman was named assistant chief of staff to the mayor in Aurora, IL. He is liaison to community organizations and nonprofit groups, with neighborhood quality-of-life issues and housing included in his duties. Guzman is founder of Emmanuel House and previously served as director of community development for Community 4:12. He was director of the Office of Reentry Management for the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC), 2004-2006, and IDOC program director for the Illinois Going Home Program, 2000-2003.

Lindsay Hill-Batorski '05

Lindsay Hill-Batorski is a postdoctoral research associate in the laboratory of Dr. Yoshihiro Kawaoka at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is studying Ebola virus pathogenesis and is currently working with a biologically contained virus developed in their lab. She is not able to elaborate because, she says, “We are in the process of submitting several new manuscripts that will hopefully be published in the next few months!” She earned her Ph.D. from UW-Madison in 2010 in the laboratory of the late Dr. Paul Bertics.

Kristine Book '06

Kristine Book is teaching elementary schoolchildren in South Korea. Students in grades one through three learn grammar, speaking and drama, while older students are formulating their own conversations and arguments with a debate class. After earning her bachelor’s degree in organizational communication, she pursued a master’s degree in teaching from National-Louis University. In her free time, she has traveled throughout South Korea, to the 38th parallel that separates North and South Korea, and to Jeju, an island known as the Hawaii of Korea.

Lindsey Howard '07

Lindsey Howard is operations manager for WorldFinds, a wholesale fair-trade women’s accessories company based in Westmont, IL. She manages the preparation and shipping of orders, quality and inventory control, tradeshow participation, website management and photography of the products for Web and catalog sales. She was involved with Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) as a student and continues to be active as a business advisory board member.

Robyn Gautschy '08

Robyn Gautschy is assistant editor of special publications at the Southeast Missourian in Cape Girardeau, MO. She has been recognized as a Who’s Who in Southeast Missouri Business and with a Go-Getter Award for Outstanding Service with the Zonta Club of Cape Girardeau. She recently traveled with the Zonta Club to Haiti for a service trip to assist women and children.

Manmohan “Mac” Duggal 1984

Manmohan “Mac” Duggal is a fashion designer who gave a free gown to a struggling Miss USA pageant contestant in March. He’s an internationally known designer who sponsors dozens of pageants, including the Miss Illinois and Miss USA pageants. Throughout his 25 years in the industry, Duggal has dressed celebrities such as Vanna White, Ivana Trump, Jennifer Beal, Tina Turner, Sybil Shepherd and more. His designs have been used in the films “Titanic,” “Oceans 11” and “Country Strong.”

Deborah Dean Cafarelli 1986

Colonel Deborah Dean Cafarelli is the Air Force Materiel Command chair to the United States Air Force (USAF) Air University. She joined the Air War College faculty in the Department of Warfighting in July 2009. As a developmental/flight test engineer, she has served in a variety of acquisition and staff positions at the Air Force Phillips Laboratory, the Air Force Flight Development Test Center, the Defense Intelligence Agency and the Air Staff. She has also commanded the 633rd Electronic Systems Squadron (JSTARS).

Tracy Smith Malone 1990

The Reverend Tracy Smith Malone was appointed Chicago southern district superintendent to the Northern Illinois Cabinet of the United Methodist Church. She became a probationary member of the conference in 1993 and has served in associate, pastor and senior pastor positions. She is serving her second term on the General Board of Church and Society. She lives in Aurora, IL, with her husband Derrick Malone ’93 and two daughters.

Jane Anderson Clark 1992

Jane Anderson Clark was named vice president, member services, for NationaLease, one of the largest full-service truck leasing organizations in North America. In her new position, she’ll manage the entire member services operation, as well as work to strengthen member relationships, reduce member costs and improve collaboration within the NationaLease supporting groups. Before joining NationaLease, she served as area vice president for Randstad, one of the nation’s largest recruitment agencies.

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